Sweden has recognized the occupied state of Palestine officially, according to its foreign ministry. The Scandinavian has become the first West-European EU state to recognize the territories. Israel has recalled its ambassador in Sweden.
A police survey has shown that 94 percent of officers feel morale is “low” or “very low.” According to the online assessment, 91 percent of participants say their outlook has been negatively affected by pay cuts and pension changes.
Leaders of Portsmouth’s Muslim community have condemned the Islamic State (IS formerly ISIS/ISIL) as a “violent and terrible regime” in an attempt to stop more young people travelling to join the fight in Syria.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has claimed he believes white people who “black-up” are not causing offence. Despite a prevalent view that the act is racist, he said it is the business of political correctness which has “gone too far.”
Prime Minister David Cameron faced fierce criticism on social media on Monday for his refusal to wear a t-shirt supporting feminism. While rival party leaders donned the shirts, captioned ‘This is What a Feminist Looks Like,’ Cameron declined.
Dilma Rousseff's second mandate will be challenging as Brazilian economy is bad and there is a lot of discontent among the population over corruption and uncertainty about the future, contributor to Bloomberg View Mac Margolis told RT.
A Conservative minister who claimed Britain’s towns were “under siege” from migrants has been criticized by Labour figures who say the language has revealed the “desperation” of Tories hoping to stop voters defecting to UKIP.
Uruguay will have a second round of the presidential election after the ruling coalition’s candidate and former President Tabaré Vazquez fell short of securing the outright majority needed to avoid the run-off, according to exit polls.
Furious with the government plan to impose tax on Internet data traffic, thousands of Hungarians rallied in front of the Economy Ministry in Budapest to protect the freedom of the internet from the 'anti-democratic' measure.