• Holocaust Denying Far-Right Party No Threat to German Democracy: Court
Holocaust Denying Far-Right Party No Threat to German Democracy: Court

Andreas Vosskuhle, chief justice of the Federal Constitutional Court, said that although the party's goals run counter to the German constitution, "there are now no concrete indications. The Federal Constitutional Court has the authority to make this determination. It does, however, have 338 local council seats, a lot of them in formerly communist ...

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  • U.S. media in fit of hysterics over Trump's Russian Federation remarks
U.S. media in fit of hysterics over Trump's Russian Federation remarks

Trump personally, I have never met him and don't know what he will do on the worldwide arena", Putin said , according to Russian state media. Commenting on the CNN article, official spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, said that the American media went into hysterics.

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  • GasBuddy: Gasoline prices down compared to last week
GasBuddy: Gasoline prices down compared to last week

For the first time in two months, gas prices have fallen. "That will certainly keep prices a bit higher at the pumps this summer than a year ago". NY state's average gas price Sunday was 9.3 cents per gallon higher than a month earlier and 37.6 cents higher a year earlier.

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  • MSF: Nigeria air strike on refugee camp kills dozens
MSF: Nigeria air strike on refugee camp kills dozens

A senior official of the University who is not authorized to speak on the incident said the first blast occurred at "a mosque near the Gate 5 of the University killing some worshippers including a professor and injuring many". "The organisation's medical and surgical teams in the region are preparing to treat evacuated patients". "We are in close c...

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  • Gold Prices Surge To 7-Week Highs Amid Brexit, Trump Worries
Gold Prices Surge To 7-Week Highs Amid Brexit, Trump Worries

A commentary Tuesday by Scotiabank's foreign exchange team said it wasn't clear whether Trump was saying the USA dollar was too high specifically against China's yuan or currencies in general, but investors reacted anyway. "We see the dollar overvalued against all the main currencies", said asset manager Allianz (Swiss: ALV-EUR.SW - news ) 's ch...

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  • Documentary on Rohith Vemula
Documentary on Rohith Vemula

The Joint Action Committee for Social Justice, an umbrella grouping of students" bodies demanding justice for Rohith, held a meeting in the campus to mark the "shahaadat din' (martyrdom day). It warned of appropriate disciplinary action against those who violate the directions. A programme titled "Songs of Resistance" was also organised in the camp...

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  • Bruce Springsteen tribute band pulls out of Trump inauguration ball
Bruce Springsteen tribute band pulls out of Trump inauguration ball

The band was scheduled to play the Garden State Presidential Inaugural Gala in Washington D.C. the day before the official inauguration, according to the band's website . "I wouldn't say right or wrong", Van Zandt tweeted . With that, the B Street Band said Monday they're not playing the event anymore. The group and its keyboardist and mana...

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  • Trump threatens BMW with tariffs on cars built in Mexico
Trump threatens BMW with tariffs on cars built in Mexico

Well, the fact that maybe Americans like BMW more than the Germans prefer Chevrolets doesn't seem to cross his mind. Carsten Brzeski, chief economist at ING Diba bank sees the danger of a major trade war: "If we really take Mr. Earlier this month, Mr Trump attacked General Motors for building compact cars in Mexico. Ford Motor Co . has cance...

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  • Paris Conference Creates Momentum for Palestine's Int'l Recognition - Ambassador
Paris Conference Creates Momentum for Palestine's Int'l Recognition - Ambassador

USA officials believe that the diplomatically worded "welcome" for previous initiatives amounted to an implicit acknowledgment by the Arab nations that Israel will be a Jewish state and that a million or more Palestinians who have demanded the right of return to Israel will never come back.

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  • Northern Ireland will hold elections on March 2
Northern Ireland will hold elections on March 2

But Mr Brokenshire insisted "nothing" will delay the triggering of Article 50 by the end of March - which begins a formal two-year period of European Union divorce talks. While Alliance leader Naomi Long said, "Our party isn't to blame for the snap election called as a result of the DUP's and Sinn Féin's mess". McGuinness, who is to announce shor...

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  • Pendant found at death camp may have Anne Frank link
Pendant found at death camp may have Anne Frank link

Research performed by the Yad Vashem: World Holocaust Center in Jerusalem, indicates that the pendant discovered in Sobibor bears close resemblance to one owned by Frank. The pendant closely resembles one worn by Frank, researchers said, pointing out both girls were born in the same city. Researchers are now trying to discover from any remaining ...

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  • Oil caps worst week since November as OPEC cuts eyed
Oil caps worst week since November as OPEC cuts eyed

Earlier, Saudi Arabian Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said that the deal to reduce output may not extend beyond six months due to the "level of compliance". West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil, the main United States oil benchmark, was 2.2% higher at $49.77 per barrel while Brent crude, the worldwide benchmark, was up by 2.0% at $51.87 per b...

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  • Fatal shooting at Mexico music festival
Fatal shooting at Mexico music festival

The Mexican nightclub is listed as a "gay-friendly" spot on Playa Del Carmen's gay tourist guide , though the shooting has no clear ties to the LGBTQ community, as of now. No information on the gunman was released. More to come . BPM Festival photo via Wizard Riviera Maya . This year's edition was wrapping up early Monday when the violence...

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  • Expect freezing rain Tuesday morning
Expect freezing rain Tuesday morning

The statement is in effect for all of central and southern Ontario. In the Livingston County advisory, overnight tonight through early Tuesday afternoon ice accumulating less than a tenth of an inch is expected, according to the Weather Service .

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  • Bahrain Executes Three Shi'a Over Police Killings, Sparking Criticism
Bahrain Executes Three Shi'a Over Police Killings, Sparking Criticism

Activists shared images supposedly of the bodies of the executed men online, and some parts of the country saw minor protests after news of the executions broke. Human rights groups criticised the Bahrain authorities and United Kingdom government for allegedly turning a blind eye to abuses in the Middle East.

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  • Stevie Wonder serenades Michelle Obama on TV
Stevie Wonder serenades Michelle Obama on TV

She continued: "I didn't take these on because I was First Lady, I took them on because they meant something to me". Obama's farewell notably differs from her predecessor's-not just in the circumstances of her departure, but in, perhaps more significantly, the aim of their legacy-building: The legacy she is building is hers.

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  • Israel Won't Attend 'Rigged' 70-Nation Conference to Decide Israel's Future
Israel Won't Attend 'Rigged' 70-Nation Conference to Decide Israel's Future

Although around 70 countries will attend, Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced they would not participate. "The most important priority must be a resumption of direct negotiations between the Israelis and the Palestinians for a two-state solution as soon as possible".

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  • At least 30 inmates killed with three 'beheaded' in Brazil prison riot
At least 30 inmates killed with three 'beheaded' in Brazil prison riot

Brazil has the fourth-largest prison population in the world, with more than 622,000 people behind bars, according to its justice ministry. A statement released by the office in charge of state penitentiaries said the rebellion started Saturday afternoon in the Alcacuz and Rogerio Coutinho detention facilities, located next to each other outside ...

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  • African children flood Italy in 2016
African children flood Italy in 2016

In 2016, the number of Mediterranean migrants, mainly from West Africa, also reached a record high, topping 181,000 people, the European Union rescue operation Frontex said . Nearly 5,000 people died trying to cross the Mediterranean in 2016, the highest number on record, according to the IOM. Italian authorities say that more than 180,000 refug...

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  • Serbia train slogan fuels political row with Kosovo
Serbia train slogan fuels political row with Kosovo

After a conflict that killed about 10,000 people, mostly members of Kosovo's ethnic Albanian majority, a United Nations mission ran Kosovo until 2008, when it officially declared independence from Belgrade. or did it? . And a former Kosovar rebel commander - and prime minister - was arrested in France earlier this month on a warrant from Serbia,...

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