Anti-Semitism pervades European life, says EU report

Anti-Semitism is getting worse and Jews are increasingly worried about the risk of harassment, according to a major survey of 12 EU countries. Hundreds of Jews questioned by the EU’s Fundamental Rights Agency said they had experienced a physical, anti-Semitic attack in the past year, while 28% said they had been harassed. France is identified More...

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Mikhail Popkov: Russian ex-cop jailed for 56 more murders

A Siberian policeman described as Russia’s most prolific mass murderer in modern times has been given a second life sentence. Mikhail Popkov, 53, murdered 55 women and a policeman near Irkutsk. He was already More...

By SLPundit On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Climate change: Trump coal event overshadowed at COP24

White House representatives arrive at climate talks in Poland on Monday to promote coal and other fossil fuels. It’s expected that President Donald Trump’s energy adviser, Wells Griffith, will take More...

By SLPundit On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Carlos Ghosn: Former Nissan chair charged with financial misconduct

Japanese prosecutors have charged former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn with financial misconduct, Japanese media report. He was arrested in November on accusations he under-reported his salary and used company More...

By SLPundit On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Armenia election: PM Nikol Pashinyan wins by landslide

Armenia’s acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has won a convincing victory in Sunday’s snap parliamentary election, consolidating his authority. His bloc won more than 70% of the vote, the country’s More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, December 9th, 2018
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Ambani-Piramal wedding: Beyoncé sings at A-list Indian event

US singer Beyoncé has performed as part of the lavish festivities at the latest extravagant Indian celebrity wedding. Isha Ambani, the daughter of India’s richest man, is tying the knot with Anand More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, December 9th, 2018
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Yellow vest protests: Macron to hold crisis meeting

French President Emmanuel Macron is set to meet trade unions and employers’ organisations, in a bid to defuse weeks of unrest in Paris and other cities. Monday’s meeting comes ahead of a TV address More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, December 9th, 2018
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Copa Libertadores final: River Plate beat Boca Juniors 3-1 in extra time (agg 5-3)

Media playback is not supported on this device Juan Quintero’s stunning extra-time strike helped River Plate come from a goal down to record a historic More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, December 9th, 2018
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Khashoggi murder: Saudis refuse Turkey extradition request

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister has ruled out extraditing to Turkey suspects in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Adel al-Jubeir said: “We do not extradite our citizens.” Just over a More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, December 9th, 2018
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Yellow vest protests 'economic catastrophe' for France

The “yellow vest” protests have been “a catastrophe” for the French economy, the finance minister says. France has seen four consecutive weekends of demonstrations against fuel tax rises, More...