Thousands gather at 17-year-old’s funeral to protest Philippines’ bloody drug war

REUTERS/Erik De Castro Manila (AFP) – Thousands of Filipinos Saturday called for an end to extrajudicial killings as the funeral of a boy killed by police turned into the largest single demonstration yet against President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal drug war. The killing of 17-year-old Kian Delos Santos last week triggered rare protests against Duterte’s controversial […]

Berlin police on standby as Neo-Nazis gather for march to pay tribute to Hitler’s right-hand man

Published time: 19 Aug, 2017 10:51 Edited time: 19 Aug, 2017 11:09 Hundreds of Neo-Nazis are expected to gather in Berlin to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the death of Hitler’s first deputy and right-hand man Rudolf Hess. A counter-rally has also been announced in the German capital. The rally started at 12pm local time […]

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Cast, Director Gather to Dish on Making of Film [D23 Expo 2017]

Lucasfilm is not going to be presenting at San Diego Comic-Con International this year, so D23 Expo is our last chance to learn more about the eighth chapter of the Skywalker saga before the marketing campaign enters full swing. The cast and crew of Star Wars: The Last Jedi all congregated at D23 to give […]

130,000 gather to celebrate International Workers’ Day in Moscow

Published time: 1 May, 2017 12:11Edited time: 1 May, 2017 12:14 Nearly 130,000 people have showed up in central Moscow to march on International Workers’ Day, or Labor Day, the Interior Ministry has reported. This year’s demonstrations are being held under the slogan ‘Decent work, wages, and life’. Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin marched alongside the […]

Five Eyes spying alliance reportedly gather in NZ for secret surveillance conference

Published time: 22 Apr, 2017 20:26 Officials from some of the top international government spy agencies have flocked to New Zealand’s Queenstown for a secretive meeting of the Five Eyes spying alliance between the US, UK, Australia, Canada and New Zealand. The secretive meeting is expected to bring FBI director James Comey and CIA chief […]

NATO military drills gather hundreds of troops in Latvia (VIDEO)

More than 1,200 troops from 12 countries, including the US and Sweden, are taking part in Latvia’s two-week NATO military drills, dubbed Summer Shield. The exercises, which began as drills for coalition forces invading Iraq, are now seen as serving to deter Russia. [embedded content] Soldiers from Latvia, the US, Bulgaria, Estonia, Canada, Lithuania, the […]

Major news outlets teamed up to gather financial disclosure documents on the Trump administration

Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images The Trump administration on Friday made available the financial disclosures for White House staff. The documents show, among other things, that President Donald Trump’s appointees are indeed quite wealthy. That is one of many aspects of the Trump administration that are widely seen as unprecedented. Another unprecedented element would be the manner […]

Hundreds gather for pro-Trump rallies nationwide

Published time: 28 Feb, 2017 03:24 Over 500 people attended rallies in 33 states to show their support for President Donald Trump, widely viewed as a counter measure to the weeks of protests against the Trump administration and its policies. Demonstrations of support for President Trump drew out hundreds Monday as part of his administration’s […]