‘Leave us alone without wars’: Protesters denounce NATO summit

Banners with the words ‘No to NATO, No to War, For Peace’ were held as thousands of people marched through the Spanish city. Thousands of anti-NATO demonstrators rallied in Madrid on Sunday before a summit of the Western military alliance in the Spanish capital this week. Demonstrators called for US-led NATO to be dissolved and … Read more

Judo: Women shine on Day 3 of Mongolia’s Ulaanbaatar Grand Slam

After two fantastic days of Judo in Mongolia, Day 3 of the inaugural Ulaanbaatar Grand Slam saw the whole judo world on tenterhooks for the heavyweights. In front of a packed-out stadium, the final day saw the women rise to the occasion, showcasing incredible power and skill. Among them was the under 78-kilogramme Japanese judoka … Read more

US Aims To Raise $200 Billion To Fund Global Infrastructure Projects

France has formally joined China’s Belt and Road Initiative. (File) Washington: The United States aims to raise $200 billion in private and public funds over five years to fund needed infrastructure in developing countries under a G7 initiative aimed at countering China’s multi trillion-dollar Belt and Road project, the White House said on Sunday. U.S. … Read more

Ukraine war: G7 leaders show united front against Russia as Boris Johnson jokes about group being ‘tougher’ than Vladimir Putin

Western leaders appeared relaxed as they started their three-day G7 summit in Germany, with Boris Johnson joking about the group being “tougher” than Vladimir Putin, while also showing a united front in their response to his Ukraine invasion. They were meeting to discuss how to secure energy supplies and tackle inflation, and trying to ensure … Read more

Neil Parish: Porn scandal ex-MP had guns confiscated by police ‘in case I shot myself’

Former MP Neil Parish has revealed the police “kindly” confiscated his shotguns to stop him shooting himself after being caught watching porn in the House of Commons. The 66-year-old farmer has admitted in a frank interview he was “not feeling in the best place” having “blown up” his parliamentary career of 12 years. He also … Read more

Indian activist who pursued riots cases against Modi arrested

New Delhi, India – A United Nations expert has joined global human rights groups in expressing concern over the arrest of Indian rights defender Teesta Setalvad a day after the country’s Supreme Court upheld the findings of a special investigation team (SIT) that cleared Prime Minister Narendra Modi of complicity in 2002 anti-Muslim riots. Setalvad … Read more

In the midst of war, Kyiv’s Pride parade held in Warsaw

Ukraine’s largest LGBTQ+ event KyivPride went ahead on Saturday, although not on the streets of the country’s capital.  Russia’s invasion of Ukraine saw the event taking place together with Warsaw’s annual Equality Parade. About 300 people travelled from Ukraine to the Polish capital, now home to about quarter-million Ukrainians who fled the war.  Blue-and-yellow flags … Read more

On UK’s Armed Forces Day, Kate Middleton Dons Full Military Uniform. See Photos

Kate Middleton shared photos of recent visit to England’s Army Training Centre Pirbright. On United Kingdom’s Armed Forces Day, the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton shared pictures of herself dressed in full military gear.  The images went live on the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s official Instagram account. The first slide showed Kate Middleton in head-to-toe … Read more