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Donald Trump demands Europe take hundreds of ISIL fighters

Donald Trump demands Europe take hundreds of ISIL fighters

Europe must take in hundreds of ISIL fighters captured in Syria or else the United States may be forced to release them, US President Donald Trump warned. He made the comments in a series of tweets on Saturday demanding that Britain, France, Germany and other European allies put more than 800 detained cadres from Islamic State of Iraq and the…
Pakistan questions India’s ‘security lapses’ after Kashmir attack

Pakistan questions India’s ‘security lapses’ after Kashmir attack

Pakistan has hit back at the allegations by India that it is harbouring fighters from the armed group that claimed responsibility for the last week's deadly attack on a paramilitary convoy in Indian-administered Kashmir. Thursday's car bomb attack, which killed 42 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel, was claimed by the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM). Following…
Iranian FM Zarif says Israel ‘looking for war’

Iranian FM Zarif says Israel ‘looking for war’

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has accused Israel of "looking for war" and warned that its behaviour and that of the United States were increasing the chances of a clash in the Middle East. "The risk [of war] is great. The risk will be even greater if you continue to turn a blind eye to…
Israeli ‘centrism’ and what it means for Palestinians

Israeli ‘centrism’ and what it means for Palestinians

With less than two months until Israel holds an election, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's ruling Likud party is maintaining a strong lead in the opinion polls. His main rival - and currently the only plausible threat to another Likud-dominated government - is former Israeli military chief Benny Gantz and his newly-formed party Hosen L'Yisrael (Israel…
Macron condemns anti-Semitic abuse at ‘yellow vest’ protest

Macron condemns anti-Semitic abuse at ‘yellow vest’ protest

French President Emmanuel Macron has condemned anti-Semitic abuse directed towards a prominent intellectual by "yellow vest" protesters on Saturday. "These abuses are the absolute negation of what makes France a great nation. We won't tolerate them", Macron said on Twitter. Alain Finkielkraut was walking on the fringes of a demonstration in central Paris on Saturday when…
Dutch Palestinians remain disappointed after birthplace ruling

Dutch Palestinians remain disappointed after birthplace ruling

The man whose case led to the Netherlands recognising the Gaza Strip and occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, as official birthplaces said he is still dissatisfied because the new ruling avoids the word Palestine, and therefore fails to acknowledge his identity. Emiel de Bruijne, who was born in East Jerusalem in 1992 and has Dutch citizenship, sued…
US planes carrying aid for Venezuela land in Colombia

US planes carrying aid for Venezuela land in Colombia

US military transport planes carrying humanitarian aid intended for Venezuelans have landed in the Colombian border city of Cucuta. The food and medicines are being stored there as Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro refuses to allow aid to enter the country.  Saturday's 180-tonne shipment includes high-energy food products and hygiene kits of soap, toothpaste and other goods for…
Saudi Crown Prince MBS to visit Pakistan for investment deals

Saudi Crown Prince MBS to visit Pakistan for investment deals

Islamabad, Pakistan - Saudi Arabia's crown prince is due to arrive in the Pakistani capital for a state visit to a key strategic ally that is expected to see the Gulf kingdom sign investment deals worth more than $10bn, government officials said. Mohammed bin Salman, also known as MBS, will arrive in Islamabad on Sunday for…
There are 40 days until Brexit. Where do things stand?

There are 40 days until Brexit. Where do things stand?

London, United Kingdom - With just 40 days to go before the United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union (EU), the fog of Brexit continues to obscure the country's future. Britain is scheduled to leave the EU - with or without a formal exit deal - on March 29. Huge questions remain around…
Trump-Kim summit: North Koreans pessimistic about ‘gimmick’ talks

Trump-Kim summit: North Koreans pessimistic about ‘gimmick’ talks

Seoul, South Korea - Sae In Han is a 24-year-old high-school graduate who fled North Korea with her mother and sister in 2012. Unlike a big number of North Koreans who have escaped the country, Han is hopeful the upcoming talks between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump will bring…
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