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Fernando Hierro to coach Spain at World Cup following removal of Lopetegui

By ethan / June 13, 2018

Former Real Madrid defender Hierro, currently sporting director for the national team, will take charge of Spain at the World Cup following the stunning sacking of Julen Lopetegui on the eve of the tournament. Spain announced they had appointed the former Real Madrid and Bolton Wanderers defender Fernando Hierro as coach for the World Cup […]

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Trump & Kim sign ‘historic’ document following talks in Singapore

By ethan / June 12, 2018

Published time: 12 Jun, 2018 05:41 Edited time: 12 Jun, 2018 05:47 North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump have signed a “historic” document that would lead to “major change,” they announced at a joint news conference after their first face-to-face meeting in Singapore. MORE TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT […]

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Going bigger, coming closer: Here’s why SCO’s Qingdao summit was worth following

By ethan / June 10, 2018

In a robust show of unity, leaders of eight SCO member states, including Russia and China, arrived for a get-together to talk security and trade, and hail expansion of the bloc – in sharp contrast with the calamitous G7 meeting. This year, leaders of the eight-member Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) convened in the eastern Chinese […]

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Trump grants Alice Johnson clemency following meeting with Kim Kardashian

By ethan / June 6, 2018

It seems Kim Kardashian West successfully convinced President Donald Trump to commute the life sentence of Alice Johnson, a 63-year-old grandmother serving a life sentence for a first-time, nonviolent drug offense. The White House confirmed on Wednesday that the president signed a commutation for Johnson, who has served over 20 years in prison since she […]

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Freedom of speech or rule of law? Questions raised by Tommy Robinson’s fans following imprisonment

By ethan / May 29, 2018

Supporters of right-wing activist Tommy Robinson have decried his imprisonment for contempt of court, stating his right to freedom of speech has been attacked. The former English Defence League (EDL) leader, who recently rebranded himself as an independent video journalist, has received huge support from his social media followers, with #freetommy trending on Twitter, along […]

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States seek to criminalize protests against ‘critical infrastructure’ following DAPL standoff

By ethan / May 19, 2018

Bills aimed at expanding penalties against protesters targeting “critical infrastructure” such as pipelines are pending in half a dozen US states. The moves conspicuously got a boost after the Dakota Access Pipeline protests. The protests under hashtag #NODAPL that spilled from Standing Rock Indian reservation nationwide and lasted for several months in 2016 have apparently […]

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German migration agency reassesses thousands of refugee cases following corruption scandal

By ethan / May 18, 2018

The German federal migration service plans to review thousands of successful asylum applications. Earlier, it was revealed that a regional migration office granted asylum to thousands of people without sufficient grounds. The German Federal Office for Migration and Asylum (BAMF) will re-examine some 18,000 cases in which refugees were granted asylum in Germany, the agency’s […]

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