A new report accuses China of using so-called ‘overseas service stations’ as police stations to help hunt down fraud suspects in foreign countries, while China claims their purpose is purely administrative.
A worker, of Malian origin, disappeared from a farm in 2013 and was never found. The Malian went missing after he and other migrant workers from his crew argued with the farm owner about their working conditions.
Meloni distinguished herself from her two allies in the centre-right coalition, Matteo Salvini’s Lega and Silvio Berlusconi’s Forza Italia, who were much more cautious on the subject, by virtue of their relatively good relations with Vladimir Putin in the past.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz announced the end of the gas levy and the introduction of a gas price cap to the tune of €200 billion in loans as a ‘double whammy.’ The minister of finance defiantly called the decision a “crystal clear reply to Putin.”
The raids against the AfD, Germany’s sole conservative opposition party, come as it has witnessed its popular support skyrocket amid growing discontent over the government’s self-crippling sanctions against Russia.
Church attendance among Dutch Catholics has fallen from 80% in the 1950s to only 3%, leading to increasing numbers of church closures. The diocese of Amsterdam will close more than 80% of its churches within the next 10 years, most of them in rural areas.
After formally signing the Ukrainian regions of Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, and Kherson into the Russian Federation, Putin promised that strikes on Russia’s new territories would be viewed as acts of aggression.
Despite its ties with Russia, Serbia announced it won’t recognise the results of the referendums held in Russian-occupied parts of Ukraine. Serbia’s own problems with Kosovarian independence, as well as warnings from the EU, play into that decision.
Hungary will be the first European country to launch an official survey amongst its citizens on the European sanctions against Russia. Prime Minister Orbán also continues pleading for peace negotiations to try and put an end to the war in Ukraine.
Irregular migration into the Canary Islands has intensified as of late, with 700 arrivals in a four-day period by way of 16 different vessels. These include migrants disembarking illegally, as well as those being rescued at sea. This is part of a general trend, with 12,000 illegal entries into the Spanish islands over the course […]
Truss seems happy to keep disappointing the right flank of her party. Truss’s approach to immigration may also tank her popularity with voters who expected a government willing to sacrifice the absolute value of GDP for a stronger, more socially cohesive nation.
“It is no longer a secret today that much of the problem of gang and network crime with the shootings and explosions have been linked to migration to Sweden in recent decades,” Gothenburg police chief Erik Nord previously noted.
The Ukrainian southern command reported that strikes on Odesa hit two military targets, blowing up munitions and starting fires. Media reports that drones hovering above the city and ammunition shot from anti-aircraft guns terrified residents.
Cardinal Zen’s arrest in May sparked a wave of international outrage, in contrast to the Vatican’s relative discretion on the matter. This ‘prudence,’ which could be viewed as excessive, provides the morally murky atmosphere necessary for the Vatican to renew the agreement with communist China.
The much-maligned German gas levy is about to be scrapped, said leading politicians of the governing SPD. What will replace it, however, is yet to be decided. Green politicians are lobbying for filling the financial gap with tax money.
A school shooting in the Russian city of Izhevsk cost the lives of at least 15 people, including 11 children, and injured 24 more. The same day, a young man about to be mobilized started firing shots at an enlistment office in Siberia.
The two memos, although they come from state services, flagrantly contradict the official discourse of the education minister, the indigenist Pap Ndiaye, who does everything to minimise the problem of the Islamisation of schools.
Meloni minced no words in her full renunciation of the political, social, and economic order that has waged war on Christian values. Someone, somewhere, notified YouTube, and got several links taken down.
After Ursula von der Leyen threatened Italians not to vote conservative prior to the election on Sunday, high ranking EU politicians on the Left continue to make their disapproval of the election results heard.
A total of three leaks in the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines have been discovered within 24 hours, leading investigators to suspect sabotage. Officials’ two main theories are that either Ukraine or Russia is responsible for the leaks.
The 2021 census data revealed that of Northern Ireland’s some 1.9 million inhabitants, 45.7% identify as Catholic or as having a Catholic background, compared to 43.5% who identify as Protestant or another Christian denomination.
An organization dedicated to keeping pubs from closing has stepped up to save the Eagle and the Child. Campaign for Real Ale, or CAMRA, has called on the pub’s owners, St. John’s College, to account for its neglect.
The socialist-led government wants to push through a law that would allow legal ‘sex change’ simply at a person’s request. It’s a move that, as Carmen has experienced, could easily eliminate the protection for women the Gender Violence Law proposes to provide.
I have never experienced such amateurism,” Belgium’s Minister of Justice Vincent Van Quickenborne said. “And this for a body that plays a crucial role for the Muslim community in our country. It deserves better.”
With this gesture, the Belgian episcopate replaces prayers for the return of homosexuals to lives that conform to the Catholic faith with a deliberate policy that sanctions gay unions, to be implemented liturgically.
The Senate’s decree comes two years after official crime figures revealed that nearly two women in Germany are gang raped per day, with foreigners, despite making up 19% of the population, accounting for nearly half of all rape suspects.
If the FPÖ manages to win over voters from the anti-lockdown, vaccine-critical MFG Österreich party, it could potentially see them surge past the leftist-globalist SPÖ as the country’s most popular party.
On Friday morning, Armenia and Azerbaijan accused each other of violating their recent ceasefire agreement, only one day after the Armenian prime minister addressed the UN to accuse Azerbaijan of committing “unspeakable atrocities.
Zemmour, reacting to President Macron’s proposal to reroute newly arrived foreigners to the French countryside, argued it evinced the head of state accepts the Great Replacement and wishes to facilitate its outcomes.
Following Vladimir Putin’s announcement of partial mobilization, leading European politicians have renewed their call for more sanctions. Only Viktor Orbán pleads for a removal of sanctions, as he claims they have hurt Europe more than Russia.
Ahead of the upcoming referendums in the occupied regions in Eastern Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a partial mobilization of 300,000 men and renewed his nuclear threats towards the West.
All pretense of neutrality was dropped when Biden was asked whether U.S. forces would defend the democratically governed Taiwan, to which he replied: “Yes, if in fact there was an unprecedented attack.”
Carrefour raised prices on basic food items between 15% and 30% just before announcing on September 7th that it had created a “shopping basket of 30 items for 30 euros.” Designated items include coffee, oil, rice, pasta, and canned goods.
While the EU blocked a complete visa ban against Russians in August, Poland and the Baltic States have now followed up on their earlier promise to close their borders to most Russian tourists, making Finland the only remaining point of entry into the EU.
In order to integrate immigrants who arrive able to speak French, and who can consequently find work quickly, Emmanuel Macron advocates their installation in rural areas, in “areas that are losing population.”
Turkey’s membership would grant it additional leverage against the West as well as bolster its economy through ties with Eurasian countries. Currently, Ankara is mired in efforts to bring down its inflation numbers ahead of next year’s elections.
For all their apparent unity, Russia’s contribution to our present chaotic moment is increasingly ruffling Beijing’s feathers. It is much bothered by the continued forestallment of the Ukrainian war’s end.
In the opinion of the commission members, who have both personal and professional experience working directly with minority communities, the reality is that most girls wear the hijab due to familial pressure.
Several international politicians have publicly condemned the Azerbaijanian attack on Armenia, but the German foreign ministry refuses to name an aggressor. The recent European gas deal with Azerbaijan might have something to do with this.
Fully decked out in Ukrainian colors, von der Leyen took to the EU Parliament’s stage, where she delivered her speech as Ukrainian first lady Olena Zelenska looked on. This year, it was not to be business as usual for the Commission head.
The death of Jean-Luc Godard marks the end of an era of filmmaking. Celebrated for his early contributions to the French Nouvelle Vague, his later work stayed true to his political activism and the self-referential Zeitgeist of the 1960s.
Following the attacks on Armenian territory by Azerbaijani forces, the German Diocese of the Armenian Church released an “urgent request” calling for national and international support “to work towards ending this escalation.”