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EU members sign joint defence pact

Some 25 of the EU's current 28 member states joined the Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO), suggesting consensus among member states for a new defense union. PESCO is expected to address immediate threats without having to rely on NATO for all of the EU's defense needs.

Tomio Okamura: ‘Violence an indivisible part of political Islam’

Tomio Okamura is the leader of the SPD political party in the Czech Republic. Although Okamura's father was Japanese and his mother Moravian, his party promotes direct democracy and opposes mass immigration and Islamization.

‘Islam is not entitled to Jerusalem’

Michael Stürzenberger, a controversial German politician, defended the decision by US President Trump to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

Czech leader warns that migrant quotas could fuel rise of anti-EU parties

The European Union will fuel the rise of anti-EU parties in Eastern states if they are forced to take in migrants against their will, the designated Czech Prime Minister has warned.

Torturer of disabled white teen let off on probation

The African American woman who tortured a disabled white teenager in Chicago, has been released without a prison sentence.

US deportation flight to Africa returns with all deportees on board

The US government’s efforts to deport 92 Somali nationals — including some who lived in Georgia and Minnesota — did not go ahead as planned this week.

Top feminist group in Canada elects transgender as chief

The largest feminist group in the French-speaking province of Quebec in Canada elected a transgender man to lead its organisation in an effort to “deconstruct and eliminate patriarchy”.

European Court to decide if Islamic Sharia Law can override Civil Law

Can Islamic religious sharia law override a European country's domestic law? The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights is weighing that question as we write. Rulings handed down by the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights cannot be appealed.

Germany faces fresh crisis as coalition talks are marred by weak suggestions

Germany has been plunged into a fresh crisis after the country’s political forces continue to squabble to form a coalition following the September Bundestag election, after a first attempt had failed.

German Interior Ministers gather in Leipzig ‘for nothing’

Last Thursday, traffic chaos prevailed throughout the German city of Leipzig. Many major roads were closed, some without notice. The chaos during the rush hour was a result of Interior Ministers meeting.