Thousands of protesters gathered outside the US embassy in London to protest against Trump’s anti-Muslim travel ban. The march was organised by the Stop the War Coalition, Stand up to Racism and others.The protesters also spoke out against Prime Minister Theresa May’s support for Trump. The group then marched from Grosvenor Square to Downing Street.
Feb 4, 2017
US President Donald Trump’s controversial immigration ban has been blocked by a federal judge. Judge James Robart’s temporary restraining order is a challenge to Trump’s policy which banned nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US.The Seattle judge said travel restrictions could be lifted straight away. The Justice Department is set to appeal the ruling, with the White House branding the ruling outrageous.
Feb 4, 2017
The first of three major elections in Europe will take place in the Netherlands on 15 March 2017. Nearly 12.7 million people are eligible to vote and x parties will take part in the election. Current polls place Geert Wilders’ far-right Party for Freedom (PVV) first with 31% but other parties have already announced that they would not join a coalition with the anti-immigration and anti-EU party.
Feb 4, 2017
PM Modi Meerut rally speech: 'UP election 2017 is the BJP's fight against SCAM'; loan waiver promised to sugarcane farmers
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Donald Trumps senior adviser Kellyanne Conway has come under fire after blaming two Iraqi citizens for a fictional massacre in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Conway was attempting to justify Trumps immigration ban on MSNBC when she made the claims, prompting criticism and ridicule on social media.
Feb 3, 2017
French presidential candidate Francois Fillon attempted to fight back on 2 February as pressure mounted on him to quit the race. Some lawmakers from his own side have urged him to drop his scandal-tainted bid to save the conservatives from defeat.Fillon has denied wrongdoing after Le Canard Enchaine newspaper reported the former prime minister had paid his wife hundreds of thousands of euros for work she may not have done.But Fillon pressed on with his campaign, telling a rally of about 1,000 people to help him resist against orchestrated efforts by his political opponents to break him and the party.He once again defended his actions as nothing illegal and sought to grab back the political high ground by attacking the other presidential candidates.
Feb 3, 2017
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- Thousands of women from Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam trafficked and sold as brides in China
- Indians consider their work 'useless' more than any others in the world: Study