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South Africa has more asylum-seekers than Germany

Published: November 18, 2016, 1:24 pm

South Africa, a country whose nominal GDP is not much bigger than that of tiny Finland, now has more asylum-seekers than any other country: at the end of 2015, South Africa had a total of 1 057 600 asylum-seekers.

Ordinary Estonians express joy over Trump’s win

Published: November 18, 2016, 11:12 am

Dutch voters betrayed by EU’s stance on Ukraine

Published: November 18, 2016, 9:59 am


Gender-equal snow policy in Stockholm turns into traffic nightmare

Published: November 18, 2016, 9:00 am


French PM tells Germans to save ‘dying’ EU

Published: November 18, 2016, 8:24 am


Bulgaria and Moldova follow the ‘Trump path’

Published: November 18, 2016, 6:03 am

Two ex-Socialist European states have just elected anti-establishment presidents that seek closer relations with Russia. Unlike Trump, they are socialists and want to build strong ties to Russia, but a common trait is that they all challenge an unpopular establishment that is financially and morally corrupt.

Russia to withdraw from International Criminal Court

Published: November 17, 2016, 11:20 am

Russia launches massive offensive on ISIS in Syria

Published: November 17, 2016, 10:06 am

Twitter shuts down influential alt-right accounts

Published: November 17, 2016, 9:14 am

'It is corporate Stalinism; there is a great purge going on … I am alive physically but digitally speaking there has been execution squads across the alt-right.'

Two-thirds of US voters no longer trust the media

Published: November 17, 2016, 7:29 am