Most EU citizens want UK to remain, study suggests – The Guardian

Voters in six European Union countries are overwhelmingly in favour of Britain remaining in the 28-nation bloc – but if it votes to leave, many also feel the UK should be punished by exclusion from the single market. According to a study of 8,000 voters in Germany, France, Poland, Ireland, Spain and Sweden by the […]

Polish Express newspaper creates guide to the UK’s benefits system – Daily Mail

Polish Express newspaper creates guide to the UK’s benefits system – Daily Mail

Polish Express created guide for how to bag the best benefits when in UK Features sections on every type of welfare and image of money on a tree Critics have blasted it as ‘encouraging’ out of work migrants to head here 111,000 Polish National Insurance requests registered in Britain last year By Euan McLelland For […]

Chris Hani’s killer Janusz Walus given parole in South Africa – BBC News

Chris Hani’s killer Janusz Walus given parole in South Africa – BBC News

Image copyright AFP Image caption Chris Hani was shot as he picked up the morning newspapers at his home A court in South Africa has ruled that the killer of anti-apartheid hero Chris Hani should be freed on parole after more than 22 years in prison. The government had resisted moves to release Janusz Walus, […]

Einstein forum aims to stem Africa brain drain – Aljazeera.com

Africa’s top scientists, policymakers and start-ups have gathered for a landmark conference aimed at stemming the continent’s brain drain and encouraging governments to nurture research in fields from virology to maths. Organisers of the first Next Einstein Forum (NEF), concluding on Thursday near Senegal’s capital, Dakar, hope to reverse a situation in which Africa’s […]

Number of rhinos slaughtered in Africa last year sets record – CNN

Number of rhinos slaughtered in Africa last year sets record – CNN

South Africa showed some improvement after aggressive anti-poaching efforts, but the overall number of rhinos killed increased in other nations. Of the total number of rhinos killed in the continent last year, about 1,175 were in South Africa. The number is 40 less than rhinos killed in that country the year before. MUST WATCH “This […]

Nigeria v South Africa: The battle for African supremacy – BBC News

Nigeria v South Africa: The battle for African supremacy – BBC News

Image copyright EPA Image caption We can work it out? This week South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma visited Nigeria and stressed that Africa’s two economic giants could work together. Relations have been fraught, not helped by South African deaths in a Nigerian pastor’s building and a $5bn Nigerian fine for a South African phone company. […]

Some observers predict Obama will make an 11th-hour push for Mideast peace – Washington Post

Last-minute initiatives for Mideast peace are becoming a bit of a tradition for American presidents. In December 1988, President Ronald Reagan’s secretary of state, George P. Shultz, opened direct talks with the Palestine Liberation Organization, angering the Israeli government. As late as January 2001, his last month in office, President Bill Clinton was willing to […]

‘Netanyahu among Obama’s deepest disappointments concerning Mideast leaders’ – Jerusalem Post Israel News

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is “in his own category” among US President Barack Obama’s deepest disappointments concerning Middle East leaders, journalist Jeffrey Goldberg wrote in a sprawling feature on Obama’s foreign policy doctrine published in the Atlantic on Thursday. Goldberg, who is considered close to Obama, said that the US president has […]