UK police blow up device sent to University of Glasgow

Scottish police said on Wednesday they had carried out a controlled explosion on a device sent to the University of Glasgow and were liaising with officers in London where parcel bombs were sent to major transport hubs.

Scottish police said on Wednesday they had carried out a controlled explosion on a device sent to the University of Glasgow and were liaising with officers in London where parcel bombs were sent to major transport hubs.

Egyptian military court upholds jail sentence of opposition politician and former anti-graft chief: lawyer

An Egyptian military court has rejected an appeal made by Egypt’s former anti-corruption chief and an opposition figure against a five-year prison sentence for spreading false news harmful to the military, his lawyer said on Sunday.

An Egyptian military court has rejected an appeal made by Egypt’s former anti-corruption chief and an opposition figure against a five-year prison sentence for spreading false news harmful to the military, his lawyer said on Sunday.

North Korea leader Kim to leave Hanoi around noon on Saturday: source

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is scheduled to leave the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi at around noon on Saturday and depart from the country via the Dong Dang railway station on the border with China in the afternoon, a Vietnamese foreign ministry sour…

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is scheduled to leave the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi at around noon on Saturday and depart from the country via the Dong Dang railway station on the border with China in the afternoon, a Vietnamese foreign ministry source said.

U.S. asked Russia for advice before Trump-Kim summit: Ifax

The United States asked Russia for advice before the U.S. and North Korean leaders meet in Vietnam later this week, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday, Interfax news agency reported.

The United States asked Russia for advice before the U.S. and North Korean leaders meet in Vietnam later this week, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday, Interfax news agency reported.

Amendments 001-002 – Joint motion for a resolution on the situation in Chechnya and the case of Oyub Titiev – RC-B8-0107/2019(001-002)

Amendments 001-002 – RC-B8-0107/2019 – JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTIONpursuant to Rules 135(5) and 123(4) of the Rules of Procedurereplacing the following motions:B8-0107/2019 (Verts/ALE)B8-0108/2019 (PPE)B8-0109/2019 (S&D)B8-0114/2019 (ALDE)B8-0117/2019…

Amendments 001-002 – RC-B8-0107/2019 – JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION
pursuant to Rules 135(5) and 123(4) of the Rules of Procedure
replacing the following motions:
B8-0107/2019 (Verts/ALE)
B8-0108/2019 (PPE)
B8-0109/2019 (S&D)
B8-0114/2019 (ALDE)
B8-0117/2019 (ECR)
on the situation in Chechnya and the case of Oyub Titiev
(2019/2562(RSP))
Cristian Dan Preda, Jaromír Štětina, David McAllister, Elmar Brok, Marijana Petir, Eduard Kukan, Patricija Šulin, Jarosław Wałęsa, Tunne Kelam, Roberta Metsola, Csaba Sógor, Milan Zver, Bogusław Sonik, Adam Szejnfeld, Michaela Šojdrová, Pavel Svoboda, Lorenzo Cesa, Giovanni La Via, Antonio López-Istúriz White, Tomáš Zdechovský, Krzysztof Hetman, Ivo Belet, Dubravka Šuica, Sandra Kalniete, Anders Sellström, Seán Kelly, Francis Zammit Dimech, Deirdre Clune, Ivana Maletić, Romana Tomc, Andrey Kovatchev, Laima Liucija Andrikienė, László Tőkés, Anna Maria Corazza Bildt, Jiří Pospíšil, Stanislav Polčák, Inese Vaidere
on behalf of the PPE Group
Elena Valenciano, Victor Boştinaru, Soraya Post
on behalf of the S&D Group
Charles Tannock, Jana Žitňanská, Ryszard Czarnecki, Jadwiga Wiśniewska, Ruža Tomašić, Jan Zahradil, Branislav Škripek, Roberts Zīle, Monica Macovei
on behalf of the ECR Group
Marietje Schaake, Petras Auštrevičius, Beatriz Becerra Basterrechea, Izaskun Bilbao Barandica, Dita Charanzová, Gérard Deprez, Marian Harkin, Nadja Hirsch, Ivan Jakovčić, Petr Ježek, Ilhan Kyuchyuk, Valentinas Mazuronis, Louis Michel, Javier Nart, Urmas Paet, Maite Pagazaurtundúa Ruiz, Carolina Punset, Frédérique Ries, Robert Rochefort, Jasenko Selimovic, Pavel Telička, Ramon Tremosa i Balcells, Johannes Cornelis van Baalen, Hilde Vautmans, Cecilia Wikström
on behalf of the ALDE Group
Rebecca Harms
on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group

Source : © European Union, 2019 – EP

France’s ‘Benalla Affair’ – the scandal Macron can’t shake

Emmanuel Macron has spent much of the past four months battling to contain the threat from France’s “yellow vest” revolt. But another lingering problem may cast a longer shadow over his presidency: the Benalla Affair.

Emmanuel Macron has spent much of the past four months battling to contain the threat from France’s “yellow vest” revolt. But another lingering problem may cast a longer shadow over his presidency: the Benalla Affair.

Hungary’s birth rate plan expected to cost up to $531 million next year

A new package of tax and benefit measures intended to raise Hungary’s sagging birth rate will kick into effect in the second half of this year and could cost up to 150 billion forints ($531 million) in 2020, state news agency MTI reported on Monday.

A new package of tax and benefit measures intended to raise Hungary’s sagging birth rate will kick into effect in the second half of this year and could cost up to 150 billion forints ($531 million) in 2020, state news agency MTI reported on Monday.

Venezuelans rush to benefit from rare reverse in currency rate trend

It is an unusual sight for Caracas: lines are forming outside currency exchange houses that had been largely deserted since the Venezuelan government introduced controls 16 years ago.

It is an unusual sight for Caracas: lines are forming outside currency exchange houses that had been largely deserted since the Venezuelan government introduced controls 16 years ago.

Ex-GAA coach facing almost 400 child sex abuse charges ‘would never, ever harm anyone’, sister tells court

The sister of a former GAA coach detained in the US on almost 400 child abuse charges testified that her younger brother “would never, ever harm anyone in his life.”

The sister of a former GAA coach detained in the US on almost 400 child abuse charges testified that her younger brother “would never, ever harm anyone in his life.”