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Ex-South African police officers caught in thwarted farm attack

BethlehemIntelligence and swift action by white farmers of Bethlehem in the Free State, South Africa to thwart a possible farm attack near Fouriesburg, revealed the potential involvement of the South African Police in the attack.

German boat captain faces jail for trafficking migrants in Mediterranean

The captain of a German vessel faces "up to 20 years in prison and horrendous fines" for her part in saving migrants in the Mediterranean, but investigators have not yet set a date for a trial.

French Interior Ministry orders 40 000 new grenades

ParisPlace Beauvau has ordered 40 000 new grenades for law enforcement after a tender was launched in August 2018, but the timing of the arrival of this "A2 category war material" is most unfortunate.

One in two people no longer trust the media

In France, the confidence rate in the media has lost 11 points, falling to a mere 24 percent.

Marine Le Pen to stand trial over ‘shameful’ tweets of ISIS killings

ParisAccording to her lawyer David Dassa-Le Deist, "not a single country in the world has hijacked" French Criminal Code Article 227-24 "to summon its main political opposition leader in front of a criminal court, in order to limit her freedom of expression".

Visegrad Four meet informally ahead of EC Summit

BudapestThe Visegrad Four countries – Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic – held an extraordinary, informal meeting in Budapest on Thursday to discuss future cooperation.

Attack on two tankers blamed on Iran after ‘US Government Assessment’

WashingtonThe Trump Administration has officially concluded that Iran is responsible for Thursday's attacks in the Strait of Hormuz against two tankers, the Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday during a press briefing. But his choice of words are quite telling.

Trump welcomes decriminalised homosexuality in AIDS-ridden Botswana

WashingtonTurning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk expressed his admiration for US President Trump on Wednesday because of Trump's "monumental achievement" of decriminalising homosexuality in Botswana, where the HIV rate is as least 25 percent.

Migrant arrivals by plane in Germany classified as ‘secret’

BerlinThe German Federal Government still refuses to publish information on how many refugees come to Germany by plane. Corresponding figures were demanded several times from the authorities by the AfD member Leif-Erik Holm.

German court allows jihadist criminal of 14 years to walk free

DuesseldorfAn Islamic criminal, who has been in Germany for 14 years, remains at liberty despite a breach of his residence obligations, according to a Düsseldorf District Court.