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Lebanon Army On High Alert Near Israel Border

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon’s army chief told his soldiers on Tuesday to be extra vigilant to prevent unrest during political turmoil after the prime …

Middle East

Prosecutors open racism probe into Polish far-right march

Prosecutors have opened a probe into expressions of racism at a far-right march in Warsaw earlier this month. Some fear the surge in support for the …

News

Still battling for independence, Lebanon to mark national day

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon marks its independence on Wednesday with its sovereignty as compromised as ever by the agendas of foreign states that have shaped its history since the French mandate ended in 1943.<p>The crisis ignited by Saad al-Hariri's sudden resignation as prime minister is …

Middle East

Lebanese PM Hariri to head to Egypt amid political tensions

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri is set to meet Egypt 's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday, Cairo confirmed, before the outgoing PM …

Middle East

Intensive Consultation Prior to Hariri's Return

The return of outgoing prime minister Saad Hariri to Beirut is anticipated by political circles in Lebanon to get to know his standpoint that would …

Middle East

Get ready to face an alien invasion by June 21, 2043

Earthians, get ready to receive an unpredictable response from alien civilization. The scientist has sent a message to the star system 70 trillion …

Aliens

Polish prosecutors open racism probe into far-right march

Many at Independence Day march brandished white supremacy symbols, shouted slogans<p>Prosecutors in Poland opened an investigation Monday to determine …

Andrzej Duda

Hariri Returns to Lebanon on Wednesday to Discuss his Resignation

Resigned Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced on Saturday that he will be present in Lebanon on Wednesday to attend the country’s …

Middle East

60,000 people in Poland held one of the largest far-right marches in Europe ever

On the 99th anniversary of Poland regaining its independence at the end of World War I last Saturday, 60,000 people participated in what was likely the largest far-right protest in Europe yet, with some participants touting white nationalist banners and slogans and equating Islam with …

U.S. Politics

Tusk Says Poland Is Doing Kremlin's Work as EU Quarrel Escalates

European Council President Donald Tusk lashed out at Poland, suggesting the ruling Law & Justice party is forwarding Russian interests in what is an …

Business

Several thousand people join Independence Day torchlight procession in Riga

RIGA - Several thousand people this evening joined the Independence Day torchlight procession in Riga, organized by the National Alliance, LETA …

European News

Polish Woman Says She Was Dragged Out Of Church After Unfurling Anti-Racism Banner

Her banner read, "Racism is a sin."<p>A Polish woman says she was booted out of a Catholic church service in Warsaw while protesting against racism and far-right nationalist groups.<p>Gabriela Lazarek disrupted a Mass at St. Barbara’s Church in Warsaw on Nov. 11, the Catholic Herald reports, unfurling a …

Racism

Netanyahu calls off speech at Independence Day ceremony

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has decided not to speak at the national Independence Day Eve torch-lighting ceremony, which will take place this …

Benjamin Netanyahu

White nationalist and anti-Muslim sentiment prevail at Poland's Independence Day march

On November 15, the European parliament called upon Polish authorities to condemn what it called a "xenophobic and fascist march" which had taken …

Racism

Russian Twitter accounts promoted Brexit

Most of the tweets encouraged people to vote for Brexit.<p>Russian Twitter accounts posted almost 45 000 messages about Brexit in the 48 hours around …

Brexit

Where Are The Most UFO Sightings In The U.S.? The Hot Spots Are Not At All What You'd Expect

Have you ever been witness to a UFO sighting? According to data by Kaggle UFO Sightings, if you have, you're not alone: there have been around 60,000 …

UFOs

Russia Used Twitter Bots to Influence the Brexit Vote Too

The U.S. presidential election wasn’t the first time Russia used social media and fake news to interfere in Western democracies.<p>According to the <i>The</i> …

World News

‘Poland’s Charlottesville’ Has Jews Rattled

A huge Independence Day march organized by far-right, racist forces in Poland came off peacefully for the first time in years Saturday.<p>And this has …

Jewish Culture

Signs of Russian Meddling in Brexit Referendum

LONDON — More than 150,000 Russian-language Twitter accounts posted tens of thousands of messages in English urging Britain to leave the European Union in the days before last year’s referendum on the issue, a team of researchers disclosed on Wednesday.<p>More than 400 of the accounts that Twitter has …

Technology (India)

EU-Poland rift continues to grow after latest vote in European Parliament

Resolution passed that could eventually lead to suspension of Poland's EU voting rights<p>Poland's government hit back Wednesday after the European …

Brexit

EU has "serious concerns" on Polish president's court reforms

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission on Wednesday aired "serious concerns" over proposals by President Andrzej Duda to overhaul courts in Poland, signaling it would not back down in a dispute that has tarnished the reputation of the former communist country.<p>Long seen as a beacon of economic …

Brexit

Outcomes of Saudi adventurism

As tensions between Saudi Arabia and Lebanon are rising, so are speculations over whether this could lead to a war and which other parties would be …

Middle East

The three best holidays to celebrate in the United States

We spoke to the immigration experts at Grant Kaplan to see which holidays expats most enjoy celebrating once they move to the States. The list was …

Mashed

Polish journalist threatened for account of abuse on march

and in Warsaw<p>A Polish politician has threatened to file a complaint with prosecutors against a senior journalist who repeated expletives aimed at …

'White Europe': 60,000 nationalists march on Poland's Independence Day

Xenophobic phrases, far-right symbols and religious slogans mark event also attended by families and branded ‘a beautiful sight’ by the interior minister<p>Tens of thousands of nationalists have marched through Warsaw to mark Poland’s independence day, throwing red smoke bombs and carrying banners …

Donald Tusk

15 Startling Photos From The Giant Far-Right March In Poland

A group seeking authoritarian rule in Poland drew tens of thousands of supporters at a march that was organized on the same day as Poland's Independence Day.<p>On the same day Poles celebrated their independence day, tens of thousands of supporters of a group advocating for authoritarian rule also …

World News

Nationalists march on Poland's independence day

At least 60,000 people joined a nationalist march in Warsaw, held to coincide with Poland's independence day.<p>An "anti-fascist" counter-protest attracted about 2,000 demonstrators.

5 Famous Movie Scenes Every Single Person Gets Wrong

Certain groups, whose names we shall not mention (<i>*cough*</i>), have made careers out of pointing out the ridiculous shit pulled by Hollywood …

Humor

Nationalist March Dominates Poland’s Independence Day

Thousands of far-right nationalists marched through Poland’s capital, Warsaw, on Saturday, waving red-and-white Polish flags and carrying flares.<p>The crowd at the march, which coincided with Poland’s Independence Day, commemorating the reinstatement of sovereignty at the end of World War I, far …

World Politics

Tens of Thousands of Nationalists Take to Warsaw Streets

About 60,000 anti-Islam, anti-immigrant nationalists and fascists trooped through Warsaw on Saturday, marking Poland’s Independence Day in a striking …

Politics