Scuffles between police and protesters broke out in France's Reims as the Yellow Vest movement rallied on its 27th weekend in a row. The six-month anniversary demonstrations were peaceful in Paris and other cities.
The European Union strongly advises avoidance of any “military escalation” against Iran as the United States keeps piling pressure on the Islamic Republic and trying to force other countries to follow suit.
Hundreds of protesters marched through the streets of London in solidarity with Palestinian people who are commemorating the 71st anniversary of the Palestinian exodus, or the Nakba of 1948 when about 700 thousand Palestinians were forced out of their homes by Jewish militias.
The mayor of London has been put under 24-hour police protection following repeated abuse and threats on social media.
Rights campaigners have furiously criticized Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II for the warm welcome she is offering to Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa, saying the king has led a massive crackdown on the dissent in his small country.
The police in the British capital London are investigating a shooting attack on a mosque in an eastern neighborhood of the city.
Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking new church law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to church authorities, in a new effort to hold the Catholic hierarchy accountable for failing to protect their flocks.
Norwegian police have temporarily moved a prominent Arab pro-democracy activist and a vocal critic of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to a secure place after being tipped off about a possible threat against him from the kingdom.
Royal baby born:
Taxpayers in Britain have taken to the social media to express their anger at the birth of a new boy to the royal family, saying it is a pity that the child should be fed and brought up with their money.