Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban has announced a referendum on child protection issues to combat pressure from the European Union to change recent amendments to education and child protection laws.
A Russian patrol ship fired warning shots and a jet fighter dropped bombs after the British destroyer HMS Defender crossed Russia’s maritime border in the Black Sea. The UK embassy’s defense attaché has been summoned by officials in Moscow and the Ambassador will be summoned to discuss the affair.
The appeal trial of the two Air Cocaine pilots opens today in Aix en Provence. Pascal Fauret and Bruno Odos, suspected of having helped transport 700 kg of cocaine aboard a Falcon 50 between the Dominican Republic and France, were sentenced in the first instance to 6 years in prison.
According to Danish Television (DR), several German, French, Norwegian and Swedish parliamentarians and senior officials were regularly spied on by the US National Security Agency (NSA) with the assistance of the Danish secret service, Forsvarets Efterretningstjeneste (FE).
While the world is witnessing a new escalation in this endless conflict between Israelis and Palestinians which, since 1948, is a problem of territory and law since there are clear but unfulfilled UN resolutions, pro-Palestinian associations are organizing rallies this Saturday throughout France.