August 26, 2019

France confirms weapons drops to Libyan rebels

The French military has confirmed that weapons have been air-dropped to rebels fighting Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's troops in Western Libya. Light arms, ammunition, rocket launchers and anti-tank missiles were sent to Berber tribal fighters in the Nafusa mountains in early June. "We began by … [Read more...]

Greek general strike puts pressure on parliament

As the Greek parliament debates prior to a key vote on new austerity measures, Unions in Greece have staged a 48 hour general strike to protest the European/IMF bailout conditions. Large crowds of protesters are gathering on the streets, with public transport in Athens grinding to a halt. On … [Read more...]

EU moves to tighten border controls

EU governments in the 25 nation, passport-free, Schengen zone would be able to impose border controls when faced with exceptional flows of migrants, according to new European Commission proposals. The Commission has stressed that such border checks should be temporary. But with wide economic … [Read more...]

Marine Le Pen tops French Presidential poll rating

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has come out on top in an online opinion poll conducted by Le Parisien newspaper. The National Front leader would win the first round of next years presidential elections if the poll was translated into votes. The poll has caused shock in French political … [Read more...]