David Cameron has announced new government measures to curb levels of UK immigration. In a speech on Friday, the prime minister said all new EU migrants must work for a minimum of four years in the country before being able to claim state benefits.
Evil reds may no longer be the staple of Hollywood villains they used to be, but Russians star as the bad guys in many news reports in the West – regardless of whether the narrative can be supported by actual evidence.
Amnesty International became the first major international human rights groups to address the claims of mass killings in the Ukrainian conflict. However, it says it only found evidence of isolated incidents of war crimes by both Kiev and the militia.
Police used tear gas against protesters in Ferguson more than two hours before the extended curfew was set to begin. Now the curfew is in force, and the officers are telling people who are angry over the killing of a teen by a cop to leave the streets.
Violence has broken out again as authorities dressed in riot gear in a St. Louis, Missouri suburb – where an unarmed black teen was fatally shot by police over the weekend – have used tear gas and rubber bullets to try to disperse a large crowd.
A gunman dressed in an Afghan army uniform opened fire on allied troops, killing a US army two-star major general and wounding 15 coalition troops, including a German brigadier general and two Afghan generals.
An unusual event sponsored by an uber-wealthy Chinese tycoon to feed New York City’s homeless and gift them hundreds of dollars took place as promised on Wednesday, though not without a fair amount of chaos.
Pictures presented by Washington and Kiev as evidence of Russia's involvement in Ukraine, and published on Monday by the New York Times, were unverified and in fact contradicted the claims they were to support.
The US has been selective in supporting the self-determination of nations. It continues to dismiss Crimea's choice to reunite with Russia, while at the same time backs the coup in Kiev. And the idea is hardly new for Washington.