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The European Commission has accused Belarus’s authoritarian leader of luring migrants with the false promise of easy entry to the EU as part of an “inhuman, gangster-style approach”. At least 2,000 migrants are now at the Belarus border with Poland. “Upon arrival they are being pushed to the border and forced to make an illegal […]

Sweden hoped for “more’’ from the European Council, the EU member states should have agreed on relocation of migrants, ahead of the meeting, Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said on Friday. On Thursday, the European Council agreed on several aspects of migration policy, including the establishment of “regional disembarkation platforms, in close cooperation with relevant […]

A defiant Belarus on Monday defended its forced diversion of a European plane carrying an opposition activist after the unprecedented move provoked a global outcry and calls for a tough response. The Ryanair flight from Athens to Vilnius carrying dissident journalist Roman Protasevich was diverted while in Belarusian airspace on Sunday over a supposed bomb threat. […]

The late Chadwick Boseman earned double Screen Actors Guild awards nominations Thursday, boosting hopes of posthumous Oscars glory for the trailblazing “Black Panther” star. Hollywood’s acting union nominated Boseman for his lead role as an ambitious young horn player in 1920s blues drama “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” and his supporting role as a Vietnam War […]

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell is due in Moscow on Friday, just days after the jailing of a prominent Russian dissident, Alexei Navalny which provoked an international uproar. Borrell has stressed that he plans to call once again for Navalny’s release during the trip, which includes meetings with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and […]

Chad’s government has barred the opposition from staging protests ahead of an expected announcement by President Idriss Deby Itno’s party that the veteran leader will be its champion in upcoming elections. In a decree published late Monday, Public Security Minister Mahamat Tahir Orozi said the authorities “cannot allow the holding of such protests, which have […]

France’s CNIL data privacy watchdog slapped 135 million euros in fines on US tech titans Google and Amazon for placing advertising cookies on users’ computers without consent. The 100-million-euro fine against Google is the largest sanction the regulator has ever imposed, which it justified by the fact 90 per cent of French internet users use […]

United States President Donald Trump says he will relinquish power if the Electoral College affirms Democrat Joe Biden’s win but he signals he may never formally concede defeat, Bloomberg reports. The 74-year-old Republican candidate, who lost his re-election bid, also declined to say if he would  attend Biden’s inauguration next year, as is the custom for an […]

American actress and singer, Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman professionally known as Zendaya has bagged an Emmy win making her the youngest winner for the lead actress category. The win came from her role as ‘rue’ in the highly acclaimed teen drama, ‘Euphoria’ tackling the troubles of growing up: puberty, drugs, peer pressure etc. She started […]

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates revealed that he lost his father on Monday. William Henry Gates II was 94 years old. “We have all had a long time to reflect on just how lucky we are to have had this amazing man in our lives for so many years,” Bill Gates wrote on his official blog. The […]


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