New French PM Cazeneuve is racing against time

New French PM Cazeneuve is racing against time

Less than five months before the first round of presidential elections, France’s new government has desperate little time to accomplish any policy goals. But the new prime minister, Bernard Cazeneuve, could still succeed in leaving his mark. Delivering his debut speech as prime minister to France’s National Assembly on Tuesday, Cazeneuve said he would make […]

France votes to extend state of emergency for fifth time

France votes to extend state of emergency for fifth time

France’s parliament voted early Wednesday to extend a national state of emergency until July 15, after next year’s elections. The security measures, in force since attacks in Paris that killed 130 people in November 2015, are now expected to be approved by the Senate on Thursday. It is the fifth extension of the state of […]

Syria bombs Kurdish stronghold of Hasaka for first time

Syria bombs Kurdish stronghold of Hasaka for first time

Syrian government warplanes on Thursday bombed Kurdish-controlled areas of the city of Hasaka in northeastern Syria for the first time in the five-year-old civil war, the spokesman for the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia and a monitoring group said. YPG spokesman Redur Xelil said the air strikes had hit Kurdish districts of the city, which is […]

Poland wants jail time for reference to ‘Polish death camps’

Poland wants jail time for reference to ‘Polish death camps’

Poland’s rightwing government on Tuesday said it would seek fines or jail terms of up to three years against anyone who refers to Nazi German death camps as Polish. A legislative amendment to approve the proposal has to be approved by parliament and signed by the president, but a green light is expected from both. […]

20 Pictures Taken At Just The Right Angle

20 Pictures Taken At Just The Right Angle

Here are 20 examples of incredible pictures taken at the exact right angle and timing. Please Enjoy!