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‘Party animal’ actress ‘may have been taking selfie’ when she plummeted 13 floors to...

A "PARTY animal" aspiring actress may have been taking a selfie when she plunged 13 floors to her death from a luxury tower block, an inquest heard today. Bethany Beales, 22, was at a friend's home after a night...

Merkel, Pence clash on Iran deal at Munich conference | Iran News

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has defended the nuclear deal with Iran that severely limits its ability to produce enriched uranium in the face of strong opposition from the United States. While there is agreement with the US on the...

Speeding MP Fiona Onasanya should resign immediately and be struck off as a solicitor

I WONDER if Jeremy Corbyn is counting among his regrets his enthusiastic endorsement of Fiona ­Onasanya, the MP who now has a criminal record on her list of, ahem, achievements. Two years ago, his certainty that she would make...

Israeli PM Netanyahu’s rival talks of possible West Bank pullout | Palestine News

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main rival in the upcoming April election has raised the possibility of pulling back from the occupied West Bank, saying his country should "find a way" to end its control over the Palestinians. Benny Gantz,...

Chump Sir Christopher Chope is putting back fight against FGM by decades

WHEN it comes to the fight against the horrendous practice of female genital mutilation (FGM), the past couple of weeks have been a definite case of “two steps forward, one step back”. Two Fridays ago, the UK secured its...

Politics of fear is the real threat Canada is facing | US & Canada

Visiting my Syrian family, who I co-sponsored with nine other families in early 2017 and helped them settle in Canada, is always fun. I get to indulge in some shockingly sweet black Arab shay (shocking because I only take milk in my tea),...

Ex-New Zealand PM Jenny Shipley denies writing China op-ed | New Zealand News

Jenny Shipley, a former prime minister of New Zealand, has denied writing an article attributed to her by the official newspaper of China's ruling communist party that complimented Beijing's economic development at a time of heightened tensions between...

Greek parliament approves Macedonia’s NATO accession | Macedonia News

Greece has ratified a NATO accord with Macedonia for the admission of the former Yugoslav Republic into the US-led military alliance after a deal over the name ended a 27-year-old dispute between them. The Greek parliament on Friday ratified...

Palestine’s other open-air prison | Occupied West Bank

Under a debilitating siege for more than a decade, Gaza has been rightfully declared the biggest open-air prison in the world. But there is another, similar, prison in Palestine that is less obvious because it suffers from a...

Former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni quits politics | Israel News

One of Israel's most prominent politicians, former Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni, said on Monday she was leaving politics after two decades and warned "democracy is in danger". A former peace negotiator with the Palestinians, Livni won recognition abroad for...

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