A new exhibition is seeking to ignite a painful conversation in the United States about “racial terror” from the past by shedding light on the lynching of more than 4,000 African Americans. Related posts: Documents ‘Racial superiority?’ Poll shows 64% of Dutch support ethnic profiling to combat crime The exhibition ‘Asterix chez les Belges’ opens … Read More


Russian President Vladimir Putin complains that the probe into Russia’s alleged meddling in the US presidential election bears witness to increasing anti-Russian hysteria. Related posts: Breach – Jack (Calibre Remix) Kremlin Interference? German media flooded by hysteria on claims that Rusia may hack vote CrossTalk on Trump: Siberian Candidate? Media war in Syria, anti-Russian hysteria … Read More


In Mosul, the missing are everywhere, their families hunting through the ruined Iraqi city for traces of lost husbands and wives, parents and children, brothers and sisters. Related posts: ‘No Safe Haven’: Obama Declares Airstrikes on Islamic State ‘Wherever It Exists’ RAW: ISIS blows up landmark Grand al-Nuri mosque with leaning minaret in Mosul Mosul … Read More


Palestinians celebrate outside the Lion’s Gate entrance to Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem after more Israeli barriers were removed from the holy site. The barriers sparked more than a week of protests and prayers organised in the streets. Related posts: Building Tensions: Israel Authorizes Construction of 3,000 New Settlements Temple Mount protests: 3 injured as … Read More


A general strike entered its second day in Venezuela Thursday as street protests left two more people dead in an intensifying showdown over President Nicolas Maduro’s plan to rewrite the nation’s constitution. IMAGES Related posts: Building Tensions: Israel Authorizes Construction of 3,000 New Settlements Stun grenades & rubber bullets: Palestinian hunger strike solidarity demo turns … Read More


North and South Koreans mark the anniversary of the end of the Korean War with events and celebrations in Pyongyang and Seoul. IMAGES Related posts: “Firestorms” over Washington DC: N. Korean propaganda video threatens US attack Pyongyang Parade: North Korea displays new ICBMs & submarine-based missiles N. Korea to strike US bases in Asian Pacific … Read More


‘That’s my wife calling – sorry. No, it’s Mrs Merkel!’ – European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker lightens the atmosphere at a press conference in Brussels. SOUNDBITE Related posts: ‘No Safe Haven’: Obama Declares Airstrikes on Islamic State ‘Wherever It Exists’ Documents Trump talks climate, Syria and Russian ties at Elysee presser Lesotho’s new PM sworn-in … Read More


Huge fires that forced mass evacuations of residents and holidaymakers in southern France were “under control” early Thursday, firefighters said, although they warned new blazes were still starting. IMAGES Related posts: Wildfires rage in southeast France Hundreds battle wild fires across southern France Holidaymakers flee as fires rage in southern France Sky full of smoke: … Read More


President Donald Trump’s decision to ban transgender people from serving in the military is “disheartening” and makes it “a lot harder and a little bit more dangerous” to be trans in the US, reacts a transgender former US Air Force member. Related posts: Documents Building Tensions: Israel Authorizes Construction of 3,000 New Settlements Transgender military … Read More


Cameron McEvoy expects a “very fast” men’s 100m freestyle final at the world championships with a “dog-fight” on the cards and the blue riband event wide open.VIDEOGRAPHIC Related posts: Nazi Hipsters? ‘Nipster’ Movement Spreading Across Germany Competitive swimming Documents Thai zoo offers front-row view of elephants swimming … Read More