Police arrest 70 in 'yellow vest' protests as soldiers deployed to prevent Paris rioting
Police arrested 70 “yellow vest” protesters across France on Saturday as soldiers were deployed to prevent a repeat of rioting in Paris last weekend.Anti-government demonstrators set fire to dustbins in the French capital, and smashed shop windows and hurled stones at police in the northern city of Lille.
Islamophobic incidents rocket by 600% in UK during week after New Zealand terror attack
Islamophobic incidents have rocketed by almost 600 per cent in Britain following the New Zealand terror attack, a monitor has reported.Tell Mama said that in the week after 50 Muslim worshippers were gunned down, offenders used “language, symbols or actions” linked to the atrocity to target Muslims in the UK.
China war drills: US commandos capture Japanese island to show Beijing they’re ‘not kidding around’
US special forces, aided by F-35 stealth fighters and rocket artillery units, have practiced capturing a small Japanese island as part of a new operational concept to counter China in the Indo-Pacific theater.
Mexican government intervenes to end Coca-Cola strike in Matamoros
On Wednesday, the Federal Arbitration Board declared the ongoing strike by 700 Coca-Cola workers in Matamoros “illegal,” opening the door for lawsuits and mass arrests if the workers continue to picket the city’s bottling facility.
British PM May facing plot from minister to oust her: Sunday Times reporter
British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing a full-blown cabinet plot to remove her and 11 cabinet ministers have said they want her to resign, The Sunday Times’s political editor said.“A full blown cabinet coup is under way tonight to remove Theresa May as prime minister,” Tim Shipman said.
Death Toll From Cyclone Idai Climbs To More Than 600
As the floodwaters from Cyclone Idai have started to recede, the death toll has risen to more than 600 across Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi and is expected to continue to grow.The storm hit the southeastern region of Africa on March 14, causing extensive damage.
Over 130 dead, village 'devastated' after apparent ethnic attack in Mali
At least 134 people have been killed in an apparent ethnically-motivated attack on a village in southern Mali. Another village was also attacked, according to local officials, and the body count is expected to grow even further.
New Zealand bans terror suspect's racist manifesto; citizens told to 'destroy any copies'
New Zealand's government on Saturday banned a racist, angry manifesto written by the suspected gunman of two recent mosque shootings in Christchurch that killed 50 people, arguing that the 74-page document "promotes murder and terrorism."
Pakistan call for peace with India as it shows off its military might
Pakistan wants peace with India and they should focus on health and education,the Pakistani president said on Saturday during a parade to show off its military might following a tense standoff between the nuclear-armed neighbors.
Chelsea Manning: supporters demand release from solitary confinement
Supporters of Chelsea Manning have demanded her release from effective solitary confinement, in which she has been held for more than two weeks since being jailed for contempt of court.