Austrian Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, a key figure of the European far-right, has resigned after explosive revelations from a hidden camera sting, just days before key European Union (EU) elections.
A top member of the United Kingdom’s Labour Party has urged the government to clarify what it has done to investigate claims about Russia’s alleged interference in the June 2016 referendum in which Britons decided for their country to leave the European Union.
The Syrian government has categorically dismissed a United Nations report accusing it of being involved in a suspected chemical attack in the country’s northwestern province of Idlib, which killed dozens of people in early April.
Turkey says in the course of a single week it has detained 1,098 people either for their suspected links to terrorist groups or over having affiliation to the US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is blamed by Ankara for purported masterminding and orchestrating last year’s failed putsch against the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Israeli military forces have shot dead a young Palestinian woman in the Old City of the occupied East Jerusalem al-Quds for allegedly attempting to carry out a stabbing attack amid ongoing attacks against protesters by Israeli troops in the occupied Palestinian territories.