Government officials have agreed to conduct a joint march with far-right groups on Poland’s Independence Day, raising concerns about the legalization of fascist views in Poland. The march has drawn hundreds of thousands. Since 2009, the celebration of Polish Independence Day has become a rallying point for far-right organizations from all over Europe, some of […]
The Russian Foreign Ministry summoned the Austrian ambassador on Friday to protest over ‘sensationalist media leak’ about a former military officer accused of spying for Moscow, and expressed concern over damage to relations. Earlier, the Austrian government confirmed reports in the national media that a retired Austrian colonel was being prosecuted for espionage.
President Trump lashed out at European leaders after French President Emmanuel Macron denounced his ‘America First’ brand of nationalism and called for the creation of a European army, independent from the US. Just returned from France where much was accomplished in my meetings with World Leaders,” Trump tweeted on Monday.
The Iranian Central Bank has been cut off the SWIFT financial messaging system, the US Treasury Department has said. Disconnection makes it more difficult for the Islamic Republic to settle import and export bills.
Europe’s desire to create its own army and stop relying on Washington for defense is not only understandable, but would be “positive” for the multipolar world, Vladimir Putin said days after Donald Trump ripped into it.
Russian Ambassador to France Alexey Meshkov said in an interview with Sputnik that French President Emmanuel Macron’s call to build a new security architecture in Europe jointly with Russia was an encouraging signal.
Earlier this week, the French president called for the creation of a “real European army” to defend Europe against “China, Russia, and even the United States.” French historian Dr. Edouard Husson has taken issue with Emmanuel Macron’s interpretation of history in his remarks in Verdun on Tuesday, including Macron’s call to protect Europe from Russia, which the president said was “on our […]
French President Emmanuel Macron referred to nationalism as a “betrayal of patriotism” in pointed Armistice Day remarks that many consider to have been specifically directed at US President Donald Trump’s ‘America First’ policies, according to several reports.
US President Donald Trump’s no-show at a Saturday WW1 commemoration outside of Paris – on the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day – has resulted in rising criticism worldwide, according to reports. Adding to a growing wave of derision, a UK minister of defense expressed his critique of Trump’s decision to avoid a key commemorative event […]
The news provoked a flood of comments online, most of which were meant to rebuke the current “pathetic” “White House occupant,” whereas others butted in with more light-hearted remarks, calling attention to Trump’s earlier reported “inability” to operate umbrellas.
Kronen Zeitung earlier reported that a former colonel of the Austrian Armed Forces had been detained on suspicion of spying for Russia for 20 years. Meanwhile, Austrian newspaper Die Presse reported that the suspect in the espionage scandal had already confessed to committing the crime.
Three Femen activists were detained on Saturday morning after trying to organise a nude protest at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris – World War I commemoration site, BFM reported. Holding banners, which read ‘Welcome war criminals,’ three activists from the infamous Femen movement briefly exposed their breasts, with the words ‘Fake Peacemakers/Real Dictators’ written […]
From traffic accidents to troops relieving themselves in public places and bars left without beer, this year’s edition of NATO-led Trident Juncture drills has every chance to leave lasting memories in Norway and beyond.
French President Macron did his best to show through body language that his bromance with Donald Trump was still alive. But the US leader, who came to Paris after calling Macron’s EU army plan “insulting” didn’t seem interested. Emmanuel Macron smiled, winkled and hugged Trump as the two met at the Elysee Palace in the […]
The calendar is aimed at promoting the importance of farming work and raising awareness about the exploits of the people whom the chairman of the Bavarian Young Farming Community described as “our everyday heroes.”