Prince William thanks Poland for the generosity of Ukrainians

WARSAW, Poland — Britain’s Prince William on Thursday paid tribute to Poles who lost their lives in past wars and thanked the nation for what it is doing today to provide humanitarian and military support to Ukraine. The Crown Prince’s visit to Poland underlines Britain’s support for both Ukraine and Poland, which is an ally … Read more

Capitol riot. Woman accused of stealing Pelosi’s laptop sentenced | News of the courts

The woman accused of stealing then-Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s laptop during the January 6, 2021 attack on the United States Capitol has been sentenced to three years in prison on riot-related charges. Riley June Williams, 23, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, was convicted Thursday despite failing to stand trial in November on charges of “aiding … Read more

Liberal MP Han Dong secretly advised the Chinese diplomat to delay the release of the two Michaels in 2021.

Liberal lawmaker Han Dong, at the center of allegations of Chinese influence, privately advised a senior Chinese diplomat in February 2021 that Beijing should delay the release of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, according to two separate national security sources. Both sources said Dong allegedly suggested to Han Tao, China’s consul general in Toronto, that … Read more

Macron wants the French pension plan up and running by the end of the year

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday that the pension bill he pushed through without a vote in parliament must be implemented by “the end of the year”, sticking to his decision to raise the retirement age from 62 to 64 despite mass protests. Macron, who made the comments in a nationally televised … Read more

Uganda’s parliament has passed a law that criminalizes LGBTQ identity

CNN: – Ugandan lawmakers on Tuesday approved some of the world’s toughest anti-gay laws, some of which carry the death penalty and up to 20 years in prison for those who identify as LGBTQ+. The new legislation puts additional pressure on LGBTQ+ people in a country where same-sex relationships were already illegal, punishable by life … Read more

Biden called Israel’s Netanyahu a “concern” with the court plan.

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday to express “concern” about his administration’s planned reform of the country’s judiciary, which has sparked widespread protests in Israel and encouraged compromise. The White House said Biden reiterated U.S. concerns about a way to reverse the isolation of the … Read more

North Korea fired a missile into the sea amid US-South Korea military exercises

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile into the sea on Sunday, its neighbors said, stepping up tests in response to ongoing US-South Korea military exercises that it views as an attempted invasion. The North’s continued missile tests showed it is determined not to back down despite US-South Korea military exercises, … Read more

Farmer-citizen movement. Trump and Le Pen supported Dutch farmers, now they have caused an electoral shock.

CNN: – In the Netherlands, a farmers’ protest party has caused a shock after winning state elections this week, just four years after it was founded. Could their rise have wider implications? The farmer-citizen movement, or BoerburgerBeweging (BBB), arose out of mass demonstrations against the Dutch government’s environmental policies, protests that saw farmers use their … Read more