Politicians pay their respects to Sein Feins Martin McGuinness

Politicians pay their respects to Sein Feins Martin McGuinness

Martin McGuinness, the former Irish Republican Army commander turned peacemaker died aged 66 on 21 March. McGuinness was a young street fighter for the IRA, later becoming a politician and a peacemaker to help end Northern Irelands 30-year conflict. After a decade as deputy first minister of the British province, McGuiness stepped down from his post in January 2017, choosing not to stand for re-election in a snap election. Mar 21, 2017
Angela Merkel condemns Turkish leaders for Nazi comparisons

Angela Merkel condemns Turkish leaders for Nazi comparisons

Merkel called on the Nazi references to stop with no ifs or buts, after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the German authorises of employing Nazi measures. This comes after Germany has been accused of blocking some pro-Erdogan rallies in the country, ahead of a controversial referendum in Turkey on 16 April. Mar 20, 2017