The opposition accuses him of corruption while EU politicians have questioned his commitment to democracy. But Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš believes he is treated unfairly. He defends his record in this interview with DER SPIEGEL and compares himself to Donald Trump.
LONDON (Sputnik) – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s father, John Shipton, said that his son, who is subject to an extradition trial in the United Kingdom, is being persecuted, not prosecuted, for revealing US war crimes and diplomatic secrets.
Israel’s new unity government was sworn in on 17 May 2020, following a deal made by political rivals Benjamin Netanyahu, leader of the Likud party, and Benny Gantz, leader of the Blue and White Party. Under a power sharing agreement, Netanyahu will remain as Prime Minister for 18 months, before Gantz takes over in October…
A Canadian border agent has insisted he questioned Huawei’s CFO Meng Wanzhou about its dealings in Iran because a Wikipedia article piqued his suspicion she was a spy — denying the FBI used him to gather evidence. Border Services Agency Superintendent Sanjit Dhillon claimed during a Tuesday court hearing that five to 10 minutes spent…
The Pentagon has sent a number of armored vehicles, radar systems and additional troops to Syria in a show of force, bolstering the US military presence in the country following a run-in with Russian forces last month. The deployments, accompanied by increased air patrols over eastern Syria, were announced by US Central Command on Friday….
By vetoing the EU budget, Hungary and Poland have plunged the bloc into a crisis and heaped pressure on Angela Merkel to find a solution. Brussels, though, might have a way to turn the tables.
Whitehall is reportedly getting ready for a fresh round of healthcare restrictions, as British authorities grapple with a new spike in the rate of infections.