U.S. files new criminal charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

The U.S. Justice Department unveiled 17 new criminal charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday, saying he unlawfully published the names of classified sources and conspired with and assisted ex-Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning in obtaining access to classified information. The superseding indictment comes a little more than a month after the Justice Department… Read More U.S. files new criminal charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

French widow files lawsuit against Boeing over Ethiopian Airlines plane crash

A French woman whose husband died in the crash of a Boeing 737 MAX airliner in Ethiopia has filed a U.S. lawsuit against the planemaker, seeking at least $276 million in damages. The crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 in March killed all 157 passengers and crew aboard and followed the death in October of… Read More French widow files lawsuit against Boeing over Ethiopian Airlines plane crash

Ukrainian PM Volodymyr Groysman announces resignation

Ukraine’s Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said he would step down after the next government meeting on Wednesday and that he would take part in the upcoming parliamentary election. Groysman spoke after the newly-sworn in President Volodymyr Zelenskiy announced earlier that he was dissolving parliament in preparation for a snap election after two months. “I made… Read More Ukrainian PM Volodymyr Groysman announces resignation

Austrian vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigns following video scandal

Austria’s vice chancellor and longtime far-right leader, Heinz-Christian Strache, said on Saturday he was stepping down over a catastrophic video footage of him that threatens to bring down the right-wing coalition government. Freedom Party (FPO) leader Strache was shown in the footage of as-yet unknown origin meeting a woman posing as the niece of a… Read More Austrian vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigns following video scandal

Turkish court sentences fourteen to life imprisonment over 2016 Besiktas bombing

A Turkish court on Friday sentenced fourteen people to life in jail without parole for involvement in twin bombings in Istanbul that killed dozens in December of 2016, state-owned Anadolu news agency said. The bombing was one of a series of attacks nationwide that began in mid-2015, at the start of around 1-and-half years of… Read More Turkish court sentences fourteen to life imprisonment over 2016 Besiktas bombing

British court sentences white supremacist to life imprisonment for plot to murder female lawmaker

A British far-right extremist who planned to murder a female Member of Parliament with a sword was sentenced to life imprisonment on Friday. Jack Renshaw, who had admitted being a member of racist group National Action until it was banned as a terrorist organization, will have to serve at least 20 years in prison. National… Read More British court sentences white supremacist to life imprisonment for plot to murder female lawmaker