Tens of thousands of anti-fascist protesters are expected to rally amid heavy police presence against an event to be held by Germany’s right-wing political party over the weekend in the western city of Cologne.
A Russian lawmaker has reacted sharply to remarks by British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon about the UK’s readiness to launch a preemptive nuclear strike against “enemies,” stressing that the comments deserve a “tough response.”
Germany’s foreign minister says he does not want to be “a plaything” for Israel’s politicking after the regime’s prime minister refused to receive him over the senior diplomat’s meeting with pro-Palestine advocacy groups.
Around 100 refugees have drowned in the Mediterranean according to shipwreck survivors, raising the death toll for the perilous crossing to Italy to over 1,000 victims in 2017, the UN’s refugee agency said Friday.
Top Austrian officials have called on the European Union to end talks over Turkey’s decades-long efforts to join the bloc following a narrowly passed referendum granting the Turkish president unprecedented powers.
France’s ultra-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has highlighted themes such as immigration and national identity to excite her supporters at a Paris rally as she leads a tight race with her three top rivals.