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Russia, Belarus sign more documents on integration

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin (left), Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko (center) and Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko pose ahead of their meeting at the Independence Palace in Minsk on Sept 3, 2020. (PHOTO / AFP) MOSCOW – Russia and Belarus on Monday inked 13 documents on integration between the two countries in the framework of their […]

Humza Yousaf wins race to be Scotland’s next leader

Newly elected Scottish National Party leader Humza Yousaf speaks after being announced new SNP leader, at Murrayfield Stadium, in Edinburgh, Scotland, March 27, 2023. (PHOTO / PA VIA AP) LONDON – Scottish nationalists picked Humza Yousaf to be the country's next leader on Monday after a bitterly fought contest that exposed deep divisions in his […]

6 shot dead by ex-student at Tennessee Christian school

This image released by the Metro Nashville Police Department on their Twitter account on March 27, 2023, shows officers responding to a shooting at Covenant School, Covenant Presbyterian Church, in Nashville, Tennessee. (PHOTO / AFP) NASHVILLE, Tennessee – A heavily armed 28-year-old fatally shot three children and three adult staffers on Monday at a private […]

Council of Europe urges UK to stop new migration law

Migrants are escorted ashore from the UK Border Force vessel 'BF Ranger' in Dover, southeast England, on Mar 6, 2023, after having been picked up at sea while attempting to cross the English Channel. (PHOTO / AFP) LONDON — The Council of Europe's commissioner for human rights on Monday urged Britain's parliament to block a […]

Largest strike in decades leaves Germany at a standstill

A women walks in a empty terminal of the Franz Josef-Strauss airport in Munich, southern Germany, during a warning strike on March 26, 2023. (PHOTO / AFP) BERLIN/FRANKFURT – Airports and bus and train stations across Germany were at a standstill on Monday morning, disrupting millions of commuters and travellers at the start of the work […]

Putin says Moscow to station nuclear weapons in Belarus

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with Transport Minister at the Kremlin in Moscow on March 25, 2023. (PHOTO / SPUTNIK / AFP) Russia will station tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus, President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday, adding that the move would not violate nuclear non-proliferation promises. Putin likened his plans to the US […]

Fresh alarm over marine ‘plastic smog’

Volunteers sift through sand to collect microplastics on Laida beach in the Spanish Basque village of Ibarrangelu on June 8, 2019 as part of a cleanup campaign to mark World Oceans Day. (PHOTO / AFP) Walk along any beach in the world, no matter how isolated, you will find plastic of some kind washed up […]

Leaders at Ibero-American summit discuss Haiti crisis

General view of the plenary session of the XXVIII Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government at the Dominican Foreign Ministry building in Santo Domingo, on March 25, 2023. (PHOTO / AFP) SANTO DOMINGO – Leaders attending the Ibero-American Summit meeting in the Dominican Republic on Saturday discussed the need to address Haiti's deepening […]