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Facebook to take down ‘anti-vaxx’ content

Published: February 16, 2019, 3:01 pm

Facebook wants to take down posts by "anti-vaccination" activists after Democrat US Congressman Adam Schiff demanded that Facebook, as well as Google, should pay attention to stop "anti-vaxx" content.

Smartphones stolen in Barcelona turn up in Marrakesh

Published: February 16, 2019, 2:35 pm

A profitable black market in smartphones is encouraging the theft of mobile phones in the coastal city of Barcelona.

Senators from both US parties push for fresh sanctions against Russia

Published: February 16, 2019, 1:46 pm

WashingtonUS senators from both main parties are preparing additional sanctions against Russia, despite the Senate Intelligence Committee having uncovered no direct evidence of collusion between the President Trump's campaign and Russia.

Ukraine vs Ukraine

Published: February 15, 2019, 9:18 am

KievThe Ukrainian parliament has approved the state's aim of joining EU and NATO. But neither seem very interested in welcoming Ukraine as a new member.

Almost 2000 Yellow Vests have been convicted already, says French PM

Published: February 15, 2019, 8:49 am

According to French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe, some 1 800 activists who have taken part in the weekly Yellow Vest protests have already faced court convictions. The protests will be heading into its 14th week this Saturday.

New book says Vatican houses world’s largest gay community

Published: February 15, 2019, 8:24 am

ParisA new bombshell book on homosexuality in the Catholic Church claims that the Vatican houses one of the world's largest gay communities.

Bertelsmann study: Does Germany really need more immigrants?

Published: February 15, 2019, 7:51 am

Germany supposedly needs 260 000 immigrants each year, a study commissioned by the Bertelsmann Foundation has recently found. But the findings have drawn much criticism and incomprehension.

Ukraine’s elections: Aspirant overkill

Published: February 14, 2019, 7:42 am

KievAlmost 90 candidates want to register for the coming elections in Ukraine, and 28 aspirants have already been approved.

Number of migrants in German prisons at a record high

Published: February 14, 2019, 7:08 am

BerlinMigrant inmates in German prisons have skyrocketed, a new survey of the Justice Ministries in in Germany's 16 federal states show.

Dutch government launches investigation into Islamic funding

Published: February 14, 2019, 6:28 am

The HagueThe Dutch cabinet will launch an investigation into informal weekend schools in the Netherlands following the news that Turkey is to fund 12 Saturday and Sunday schools for children aged six to 17.