Thursday, September 17, 2015
Newly elected Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn used his first appearance at "prime minister's question time" Wednesday to call for an end to the sometimes rude and stagy confrontations between the British government and opposition.
AFP on Tuesday filed a suit against the outspoken mayor of the southern French city of Beziers, Robert Menard, and city officials for wrongly using a photograph taken in Macedonia to falsely rouse fears of a migrant invasion.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
SID , Serbia - A first busload of migrants arrived early Wednesday near Serbia's border with EU member Croatia hoping to circumvent a razor-wire fence erected by Hungary, as Germany's Angela Merkel called for an EU summit on the refugee crisis.
Seven people were killed Tuesday when an avalanche swept them away in the French Alps, a local official told AFP, the deadliest snowslide to hit the popular mountain range this year.
Radical leftist Jeremy Corbyn on Monday attacked government plans to curb strike action on his first day in parliament, after becoming leader of Britain's opposition Labour despite dissent in the party ranks.
Candidates from the ruling United Russia party have won the governor's seat in all 21 regions where an election was held, as well as in 11 regional legislatures, election officials said on Monday.
Austria and Slovakia said they were reinstating border controls Monday to cope with a flood of refugees, following a similar move by Germany, which warned it could face up to one million migrant arrivals this year.