Russian opposition leader Navalny calls for protests during World Cup

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny called Tuesday for nationwide protests to take place across the country during the World Cup over a government plan to raise the retirement age for the first time in its modern history.

The Kremlin announc…

EU court confirms Le Pen must repay 300,000 euros to European Parliament

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen must repay nearly 300,000 euros to the European Parliament for funds paid incorrectly to an assistant, a top EU court ruled on Tuesday.

The General Court of the European Union, the bloc’s second-highest tribunal,…

Afghanistan’s surprise ceasefire celebrations raise hopes for peace

Extraordinary scenes of Afghan Taliban and security forces spontaneously celebrating a historic ceasefire showed many fighters on both sides are fed up with fighting, analysts say, raising hopes for peace in a country ravaged by war. The jubilant respo…

Shadow of jihadists falls on Cameroon’s cattle farmers

Issoufa Mahama is worried. To take his livestock out into the pasture beyond the village, he explains, is to roll the dice.”We can’t take the cattle out into the bush any more,” he says. “It’s because of Boko Haram. If you go out, they will take your h…