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Austria to move fast to hold elections after coalition collapses

Government falls apart after vice-chancellor resigns because of compromising secret video Austria is heading for snap elections after the far-right vice-chancellor resigned over a video that appeared to show him promising public contracts to [...]

Estonia’s far-right ministers face rocky start with first resignation

A tumultuous first week for the new Estonian government has resulted in the resignation of a right-wing minister after just a day in office. The far-right EKRE party gained five cabinet positions after a strong electoral performance. Party [...]

Militia Detains Migrants at Gunpoint along the US-Mexico Border

19 April 2019 A video has emerged of armed right-wing militia members stopping over 300 migrants as they cross the Mexico border into the US state of New Mexico. The group calls itself the United Constitutional Patriots, and are seen in the [...]

Northern Ireland: Up to 200 ex-soldiers and police facing Troubles investigations

Up to 200 ex-soldiers and police facing Troubles investigations Figure comes as rift opens between Northern Ireland Office and MoD over how to deal with historical accusations OP: Some further details for those who are not aware of the events [...]

US threatens to veto UN resolution on rape as weapon of war, officials say

US threatens to veto UN resolution on rape as weapon of war, officials say Exclusive: US warns it will reject measure over language on sexual health in latest example of hardline abortion stance The United Nations headquarters in New York.———————————- The [...]

29-year-old journalist Lyra McKee shot dead in Northern Ireland violence

(CNN)A prominent young journalist was killed during a night of rioting in Londonderry on Thursday, in what police in Northern Ireland have described as a "terrorist incident." Dissident republicans are believed to be responsible [...]

Fifty shades of white: the long fight against racism in romance novels

Fifty shades of white: the long fight against racism in romance novels For decades, the world of romantic fiction has been divided by a heated debate about racism and diversity. Is there any hope of a happy ending? PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POST [...]

Return of the cat man of Aleppo

Return of the cat man of Aleppo Meet the cat man of Aleppo.—————- The cat man of Aleppo, Mohammad Aljaleel, touched the hearts of millions when his sanctuary featured in a BBC video in 2016 (above). He had to leave [...]

Youth are speaking out against climate change, worldwide

'We're the ones affected': teen climate activist on her viral clash with US senator In a Guardian interview, Isha Clarke says she’s been inspired by student climate strikes in the UK and is planning one in the US Isha Clarke, [...]

Measles outbreak kills almost 1,000 children in Madagascar despite emergency vaccination scheme

The Indian Ocean island has Africa’s highest rate of children’s malnutrition, increasing health risk from measles infection At least 922 children and young adults have died of measles in Madagascar since October, despite [...]