French minister defends himself over Macron security officer controversy

French minister defends himself over Macron security officer controversy Gerard Collomb faced questions from MPs amid continuing political fallout from the incident. Alexandre Benalla, pictured here over the shoulder of Emmanuel Macron (AP) The French interior minister...

‘It’s not looking good’ – stalemate over WikiLeaks Assange’s future ‘coming to a head’

'It's not looking good' - stalemate over WikiLeaks Assange's future 'coming to a head' Assange holed up in Ecuador Embassy since 2012 Source: "Not looking good" for WikiLeaks founder Britain, Ecuador say no solution is...

Deadly suicide blast casts shadow over Pakistan elections

Deadly suicide blast casts shadow over Pakistan elections A total of 31 people were killed in the carnage in the city of Quetta. Mourners take a bombing victim relative for buria (AP) A suicide bomber on a...

German when he won, an immigrant when he lost – why Mesut Ozil turned...

German when he won, an immigrant when he lost - why Mesut Ozil turned his back on Germany Germany's Mesut Ozil For all the talk of Mesut Ozil and much talked about pictures it is another...

31 killed in explosion at Pakistan polling station

31 killed in explosion at Pakistan polling station The violence comes during a general election to bring about Pakistan’s third civilian government. Pakistani volunteers and security officers visit the site of a bombing in Quetta (AP) A...

Donald Trump’s ‘Walk of Fame’ star destroyed with pick axe

Donald Trump's 'Walk of Fame' star destroyed with pick axe Donald Trump (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has been destroyed by a vandal reportedly wielding a pickaxe. Local reports suggested...

Poll of UK voters shows overwhelming lack of faith in their political system

Poll of UK voters shows overwhelming lack of faith in their political system Theresa May: concerned about voters’ sense of disconnection. Photo: Reuters Fewer than one in 10 people in the UK have faith in local...

‘Brexit apathy’ is now Ireland’s greatest enemy

'Brexit apathy' is now Ireland's greatest enemy Struggling: German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Photo: Reuters Answer honestly now: When was the last time you thought about border problems in the Balkans; Poland's anxiety about Russian aggression; or...

Fair Deal overhaul set to help farming families

Fair Deal overhaul set to help farming families A number of safeguards have been put in place to ensure the system cannot be abused under the new Fair Deal overhaul The overhaul of the Fair Deal...

Israel’s Mossad may be behind car bombing that killed top Syrian rocket scientist: report

The Mossad, Israel’s famed spy agency, may have been behind the Saturday car bombing in the Syrian city of Masyaf that killed one of Demascus' most important rocket scientists, The New York Times reported on...

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