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Angela Merkel’s Response To Donald Trump’s Muslim Ban Puts Theresa May To Shame

Angela Merkel’s Response To Donald Trump’s Muslim Ban Puts Theresa May To Shame

Angela Merkel has condemned Donald Trump’s ban on people travelling to America from seven Muslim countries, after Theresa May has doggedly tried to avoid commenting in detail on it. The German Chancellor said his executive order went against her “interpretation of the basic tenets of international refugee support and cooperation”. She told a press conference […]

Trump and Putin vow to cooperate in ISIL fight

Trump and Putin vow to cooperate in ISIL fight

US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart have made a “significant start” in fixing their countries’ relationship, while agreeing to cooperate in fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group, the White House said following an hour-long phone call. The two leaders’ first conversation since Trump’s inauguration covered topics ranging from cooperation […]

Record number of refugees opt to leave in 2016

Record number of refugees opt to leave in 2016

Nearly 55,000 migrants and refugees who were not eligible for or were likely to be denied asylum left Germany voluntarily in 2016, up by 20,000 from the number who left of their own volition in 2015, according to government officials. Germany has toughened its stance on immigration in recent months, prompted by concerns about security […]

Russia tested over 160 new weapons in Syrian operation – defense minister

Russia tested over 160 new weapons in Syrian operation – defense minister

While the primary goal of Russia’s military operation in Syria is to prevent the disintegration of the country, it has also provided a chance to field-test 162 advanced Russian weapons, Russia’s defense minister reported. “During the operation in Syria, 162 advanced and upgraded weapons have been tested in combat. They have proven to be highly […]

Muslims and Christians team up to help homeless

Muslims and Christians team up to help homeless

Muslim and Christian groups in Britain are joining forces to help the country’s homeless and other vulnerable groups during the Christmas period. Organisations including Muslim Aid, the Al-Khair Foundation, Streetlytes, and churches across the English capital of London are expanding their efforts by providing meals and shelter packs to rough sleepers. Their aim is to […]

Russia pulls out from International Criminal Court

Russia pulls out from International Criminal Court

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to withdraw Russia from the International Criminal Court (ICC), which prosecutes war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity. Russia in 2000 signed the Rome treaty which established the Hague-based court, but never ratified it Putin’s decree, published on the Kremlin’s website on Wednesday, comes a day after […]