22 November 2014 16:53
Germany’s Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere says some 550 Germans have so far left the country to join the ISIL terrorist group in Syria and Iraq.
“We estimate 550. Just a few days ago we had 450,” Maiziere told German television channel Phoenix on Friday, adding, “These young people... were radicalized in Germany, within this society. That’s why prevention must be...
22 November 2014 16:26
The UK police have clashed with nearly 100 protesters in the capital, London, as Occupy London activists try to set up camp outside the parliament.
The Occupy London activists returned to Parliament Square on Friday, despite a warning by Scotland Yard that putting up tents or sleeping overnight by the landmark is banned.
Nearly a hundred protesters formed a blockade around...
20 November 2014 21:14
A mass-rally by British students protesting government’s spending cuts has turned violent following clashes between police and the demonstrators.
Thousands of British students marched through London to demand an end to government spending cuts and restore free education.
Police made a number of arrests following clashes with the protesting students.
The protest rally, seen as the biggest student action in the past four...
20 November 2014 16:06
Northern Ireland has convicted the country’s most prominent anti-abortion activist, claiming she harassed the director of an abortion clinic in the capital Belfast.
On Wednesday, Bernadette Smyth, the leader of the Precious Life group, was convicted of threatening Dawn Purvis twice.
Belfast Judge Chris Holmes said Smyth would be indicted on December 17 and could be handed jail terms for threats she...
20 November 2014 16:01
The policies of the UK government burden student graduates with massive spiraling debts, a British politician tells Press TV.
“The universities are facing a funding crisis, which is made worse by the government debt financing regime and the implication that it’s OK for students actually to come out of graduation with massive spiraling debt, which there’s no way they can afford,”...
19 November 2014 20:46
Spanish lawmakers adopted a motion calling on the government to recognize a Palestinian state, Agence France-Presse reported.
The motion submitted by the opposition Socialists asks the conservative government to recognize Palestine in coordination with any similar move by the European Union.
The symbolic motion, which echoes similar votes last month in Britain and Ireland, was backed by all the political groupings in...
19 November 2014 13:58
A UK report says homelessness among young Britons has increased sixfold over a year due to the government’s controversial welfare reforms.
The study by the umbrella body for homelessness organizations, Homeless Link, and published on Wednesday showed homelessness among Britons under the age of 25 has soared from 1.7 percent in 2013 to 10 percent this year.
The organization said the report...
18 November 2014 23:00
Founder of NAPAC says the UK should adopt a zero tolerance approach to people who abuse children.
Chief executive of National Association for People Abused in Childhood Peter Saunders says that Britain needs to have a complete revision in child protection policies and procedures.
Saunders adds it’s good to have a child protection ministry or a child protection dedicated police...
18 November 2014 21:09
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says Kiev is ready for a “total war” with Russia as clashes continue in the eastern part of the country.
“I am not afraid of a war with Russian troops,” the Ukrainian president told the German daily, Bild, in an interview on Sunday.
“We are prepared for a scenario of total war…. We don’t want war, we want...
18 November 2014 16:10
Russia says it hopes ties with the European Union have not yet crossed the point of "no return" over the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.
The remarks were made by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday at a meeting in the Belarusian capital Minsk.
Lavrov added that Moscow is interested in “incremental development of ties” with Brussels but on an equal...
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