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‘Europe will need 6 million immigrants’

Published: March 10, 2017, 10:24 am

GenevaThe European Commissioner on Migration, Dimitris Avramopoulos was speaking at the University of Geneva on Monday evening, in the midst of the EU crisis, when he said that the EU needed at least 6 million more immigrants.

Pope calls out ‘evil populism’

Published: March 10, 2017, 9:55 am

VaticanPope Francis echoed chancellor Angela Merkel in an interview with a German newspaper in which he raged about "the dangers of rising populism" in western democracies.

WikiLeaks exposes CIA’s global covert hacking program

Published: March 9, 2017, 5:17 pm

The latest WikiLeaks' bombshell of CIA hacking practices, known as Vault 7 has been a wake-up call for computer users and IT giants.

MH17: Russian official reveals how Ukraine deployed BUK missiles

Published: March 9, 2017, 10:55 am

The HagueIn court testimony about the MH17 Dutch tragedy, a Russian official revealed how Ukraine deployed 17 BUK missile launchers to eastern Ukraine.

Denmark reinvigorates blasphemy laws

Published: March 9, 2017, 9:55 am

Denmark's Attorney General has just charged a Dane for burning a Quran, after the country decided to invoke an old blasphemy provision, still in the penal code and only ever used three times. The last time it was used, was nearly half a century ago, in 1971.

Cyprus bans wireless from Kindergarten and elementary classrooms

Published: March 9, 2017, 7:59 am

At the end of January the Cyprus Minister of Education and Culture issued an "urgent" decree to all Kindergartens and Primary Schools to minimize wireless radiation exposure to children: “We have taken the decision to have the wireless network Wi-Fi disabled in all Public kindergartens in Cyprus.”

Leftists have a blindspot when it comes to tolerance

Published: March 8, 2017, 11:42 am

It seems many on the left have a strange one-sided notion of tolerance. While signalling their preferences for co-existing with as many different people as possible, they find any disagreement over mainstream political issues abhorrent.

German poverty hits record highs

Published: March 8, 2017, 10:35 am

Despite low unemployment, German poverty has hit record highs.

Norwegian minister targeted because she wears crucifix

Published: March 8, 2017, 10:02 am

OsloA Norwegian minister was accused of wearing a Christian crucifix as a “prop” to promote “xenophobic” views, but Sylvi Listhaug, Norway’s Minister of Migration and Integration, says the liberal media ignores facts in their fervour to attack right-leaning politicians.

‘Blacks only’ for first aid training

Published: March 8, 2017, 7:39 am

TorontoYork University in Toronto, Canada's black student group, The Blacks Students Alliance or YUBSA, exclusively provide first aid training for black students only.