Crimea coastline provocation

On the 23rd of June, the British ‘HMS Defender’ warship was followed by several Russian fighter jets after it sailed within 12 miles of Crimea’s coastline.

Traces of COVID-19 found in Barcelona in March 2019, according to university report

The new findings from Barcelona revealed by the study have not induced a surge in anti-Spanish or anti-Catalan sentiment in the west, further unveiling the ideological nature behind the sinophobic attacks. The US and UK do not blame COVID-19 on China with a well-meant intention to bring about justice for the pandemic, but rather to further their own geopolitical motives. 

Irish-Palestinian solidarity on full display following Dáil motion

The motion makes the Republic of Ireland the first EU member state to phrase Israeli actions using the term “de facto annexation.” These actions, however, were similarly addressed in United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334, which states that Israel’s settlement activity constitutes a “flagrant violation” of international law and has “no legal validity”.

Conflict resumes in Ukraine

Hostilities have increased in recent weeks in Eastern Ukraine between President Zelensky’s government in Kiev and the Donetsk and Luhansk people’s republics in Donbass.

Greek journalist shot dead in Athens

Greek journalist Giorgos Karaivaz was shot dead outside his home in Athens this Friday, April 9. Karaivaz is known for his work as a crime reporter, running the news blog bloko.gr and working with private TV station Star.

French police investigate secret luxury restaurants in Paris breaching COVID-19 rules

French police are investigating clandestine posh restaurants after a reporter from a French news outlet went to one undercover posing as a guest and exposed it in a video which went viral. The video showed guests breaking all kinds of Covid-19 restrictions including the wearing of masks and the guests even greeted each by kissing each other on the cheeks.

Athens heats up following police brutality demonstration

Police fired tear gas and protestors threw petrol bombs as violence broke out in Athens following a demonstration against police brutality on Tuesday night, forcing Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis to take to television to call for calm.