Protests in Iran: A critical Observation

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Unrest across the country appears to have multiple causes. What exactly sparked it, and where it will lead, remains unclear It takes bravery, perhaps incaution, to forecast what will unfold in the year ahead. It would be true folly to predict what will happen in Iran in the coming hours and days. The protests, which […]

Britain and the EU | Letters

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Former Labour MP Chris Mullin says the EU must make a significant concession, perhaps on free movement, to change public opinion in the UK, while Declan O’Neill says Andrew Adonis’s resignation letter typifies the establishment’s dismissive attitude to ordinary people Natalie Nougayrède (Opinion, 30 December) suggests that France’s President Macron could stop Brexit. Maybe, but fine […]

‘Is that a terrorist?’ Prince Philip jokes about a bystander’s appearance

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Duke of Edinburgh allegedly made comment about man with long ginger beard while attending church at Sandringham Prince Philip has been accused of making a gaffe on a walkabout at Sandringham on Sunday after he reportedly pointed at a bearded member of the public and asked: “Is that a terrorist?” The Queen’s husband, 96, was […]

Security forces gun down two in Congo during protest against the president

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Observers say men were killed during anti-Joseph Kabila demonstration in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo Congolese security forces shot dead two men outside a church on Sunday while dispersing demonstrators protesting in the country’s capital against President Joseph Kabila’s refusal to step down from power, according to Human Rights Watch. Catholic churches and activists […]

Trump looks to cash in from lavish NYE party at Mar-a-Lago – but is it ethical?

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Ticket prices are up for this year’s glitzy New Year’s Eve bash, but concerns remain over the fusion of Trump’s public responsibilities and private interests Donald Trump is throwing a lavish party tonight, as he does every New Year, at Mar-a-Lago, his private club in Palm Beach, Florida. But this year, with the host also […]

Colorado shooting: one police officer killed and others hurt in Denver suburb

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Suspected gunman in incident just south of Denver believed to be dead Number of deputies from Douglas County sheriff’s office injured One deputy has been killed, and four others and two civilians injured, in an incident in suburban Denver, authorities have said. The suspected gunman is believed to have been killed. Continue reading… Source: feed5