US President Donald Trump nominated a new ambassador to Saudi Arabia yesterday, after leaving the position vacant for nearly two years, amid pressure to respond to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
A LEADER of France’s radical left has accused Emmanuel Macron of being “complicit” in the rise of far-right populism in Europe as he claimed the French President had no right to criticise populist leaders
GERMANY has backed up France in calling for a ‘European army’ stating the idea “makes sense” after Emmanuel Macron suggested the plan last week amid fierce criticism from US President Donald Trump. The French President wants to create a “true European army” to deal with external threats including the US, Russia and China.
THE European Parliament erupted in jeers as Jean-Claude Juncker started his speech in response to German Chancellor Angela Merkel - prompting the EU chief to order in a vet to control the hostile MEPs.
A MONUMENT symbolising the friendship between Paris and Belgrade was vandalised “hours” after Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić accused France of treating him like a second-class leader during Sunday’s armistice centenary ceremonies in Paris.
FRENCH Interior Minister Christophe Castaner has warned drivers taking part in Saturday’s fuel tax protests against bringing French roads to a complete standstill, declaring police will intervene if the blockades “disturb the public order”.
THE European Union has suffered another huge Brexit blow after more than 20 countries, including the US, China and Brazil, rejected plans from Brussels over how to split sensitive import quotas with Britain when it leaves the bloc next year.
Colombia's attorney general announced on Wednesday it was beginning a criminal investigation into the deaths of a whistleblower and his son who were central witnesses in the corruption probe of Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht, according to BBC News. The whistleblower Jorge Enrique Pizano was a witness in one of the largest corruption cases in Latin America died last week at his home near Bogota. While local media reported he died of a heart attack at the time, many were suspicious since Pizano, who was an auditor for the Ruta del Sol II roadway concession which was a partner with Odebrecht, was working with prosecutors on the allegations that the Brazilian company paid $30 million in...