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Riots Flare in Athens on the 10th Anniversary of a Police Killing

ATHENS – Disorders broke out here and in Thessaloniki in late Thursday, while young masked barricades targeted the police with hand-made incendiary bombs after rallies for the tenth anniversary of a fatal shooting of an adolescent. the Exarchia district, a traditional stronghold for anarchists and where 15-year-old Alexis Grigoropoulos was shot dead in 2008, leading to the worst street riots …

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UN rejects US-drafted resolution to condemn Hamas | Israeli–Palestinian conflict News

The United Nations General Assembly has rejected a US-sponsored resolution seeking to condemn Hamas, the Palestinian group that administers the besieged Gaza Strip. The resolution, strongly supported by Israel, needed a two-thirds majority to be broadcast on Thursday following a previous vote in the assembly The proposal did not exceed the threshold, with 87 nations voting in favor and 57 …

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US military flexes muscles in message to Russia

In the second US military operation on as many days, an OC-135 observation aircraft of the US Air Force conducted an "extraordinary flight" on Thursday in the framework of the Open Skies Treaty "to reaffirm United States commitment to Ukraine, "said the Pentagon. [19659002] The flight arrived the day after the US Navy sailed the destroyer USS McCampbell near Peter …

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Merkel’s party votes for new leader, and new era in Germany

HAMBURG (Reuters) – The Christian Democrats of Angela Merkel vote Friday to decide who replaces him as party leader and positions himself in pole position to succeed him as German chancellor. German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits the Christian Democratic Union Congress (CDU) Congress venue in Hamburg, Germany, 6 December 2018. REUTERS / Kai Pfaffenbach The favorites are Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, a …

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U.S.-sponsored resolution to condemn Hamas militants fails at U.N.

UNITED NATIONS – The General Assembly U.N. voted Thursday against a resolution sponsored by US Ambassador Nikki Haley to condemn the Palestinian Hamas group as a terrorist organization. The resolution said it will support "a just, lasting and comprehensive peace between Israelis and Palestinians," reports Pamela Falk of "CBS News". In a symbolic step, the US resolution won the support …

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Assange rejects deal between UK, Ecuador for him to leave embassy

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange rejected Thursday an agreement negotiated between Ecuador and the United Kingdom that would allow him to leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London for the first time in six years, the Telegraph of the United Kingdom reported. Ecuadorian President Lenín Moreno said that Assange may choose to leave the embassy without the risk of being extradited on …

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Netanyahu in talks with Hungary’s Orban over controversial Holocaust museum.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban at the Raoul Wallenberg memorial garden of the Budapest synagogue in Budapest on 19 July 2017. AFP / Getty Images collaborator Michael Cohen's condemnation request seems to imply T officials rump in his lies at the Congress New Republican Strategy to Maintain Power in spite of the elections …

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