Iran executes two men accused of economic crimes

GENEVA (Reuters) – Iran executed two men accused of economic crimes on Wednesday, part of an effort to stem financial misconduct as the country faces an economic crisis and new U.S. sanctions targeting its oil sector. One of the two executed men was Vahid Mazloumin, dubbed the “sultan of coins” by media, a trader accused […]

Rockets fired from Gaza, Israel stages air strikes after botched raid

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Palestinians in Gaza fired scores of rockets, mortar bombs and at least one anti-tank missile into southern Israel on Monday and Israel launched retaliatory air strikes, a day after an Israeli incursion prompted deadly fighting in the enclave. Three Palestinian gunmen were killed in the air attacks, their factions said. On the […]

Trump visit to US cemetery in France canceled due to rain

The US flag flutters at half mast prior to a ceremony at the Aisne-Marne American cemetery and memorial in Belleau, eastern France, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. President Donald Trump cancelled his visit due to bad weather. More than 60 heads of state and government are converging on France for the commemorations that will crescendo Sunday […]

Interview with Labour Leader Corbyn: ‘We Can’t Stop Brexit’

November 09, 2018  06:00 PM The man upon whom the hopes of young men and women in Britain rest enjoys taking pictures of drain covers and making jam. He wears baggy blazers and, when necessary, smuggles English cheese into his Mexican vacation lodgings. In other words, he leads the averagely eccentric lifestyle of your […]

Brexit and the 2019 European Elections

Although the 2019 European elections are still over half a year away, we have seen a flurry of activity across Europe and regular media coverage of these activities. This ranges from the potential new alignment of parties in European Parliament, to the floating of names for top EU positions. Brexit plays a role in this […]