Catholic cardinal calls mass migration ‘a new form of slavery,’ says Bible shouldn’t be used to promote it

A top African cardinal of the Catholic Church, who has been tipped as a possible successor to Pope Francis, blasted mass migration as a “new form of slavery� and has criticized those who seek to use the Bible to promote migration as promoting a “false exegesis.�

EU leaders agree to short-term Brexit delay, granting PM Theresa May a lifeline

European Union leaders on Thursday night agreed to a short-term Brexit extension in order to allow British Prime Minister Theresa May more time to get her withdrawal agreement through Parliament -- a week before Britain is due to leave the bloc.

British Parliament votes in favor of Brexit delay, unclear if EU leaders will accept

U.K. lawmakers in Parliament on Thursday voted in favor of a delay in Britain’s departure from the European Union, just weeks before the U.K. is due to leave -- although it is far from clear that E.U. leaders will agree to such a delay.

British Prime Minister May under siege as Britain takes step closer to Brexit delay

British Prime Minister Theresa May was under renewed pressure to either resign or call a general election on Wednesday, as Parliament looked set to reject a “no deal� Brexit and take Britain a step closer to seeking a delay in its departure from the European Union.

British lawmakers reject ‘no deal’ Brexit, take step closer to delaying departure

British Prime Minister Theresa May was under renewed pressure to either resign or call a general election on Wednesday, as Parliament looked set to reject a “no deal� Brexit and take Britain a step closer to seeking a delay in its departure from the European Union.

British PM Theresa May faces another likely defeat in vote on revised Brexit deal, as clock ticks down

British Prime Minister Theresa May was facing yet another battle for her own political survival on Tuesday as Parliament looked to set to again reject her Brexit deal with the European Union -- just weeks before Britain is set to leave the bloc.

British PM Theresa May suffers another major defeat on revised Brexit deal, as clock ticks down

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal was given another thumping defeat in Parliament on Tuesday, despite her last-minute efforts to secure concessions from E.U. leaders -- just weeks before Britain is set to leave the bloc.

Emmanuel Macron urges Europe to reject nationalism ahead of EU elections, calls for ‘rethink’ on migration

French President Emmanuel Macron published a last-ditch plea for “citizens of Europe� to reject nationalism on Tuesday, issuing a continent-wide letter weeks before E.U. Parliament elections where right-wing parties are expected to surge.

Macron says EU may block UK’s Brexit plan: ‘The time has come for the British to make choices’

French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday said that the European Union may block any push for a delay in Britain’s departure from the bloc if there was not a “clear perspective� -- setting the scene for yet another showdown between London and Brussels.

‘Worthless’ UN blasted for weak Venezuela response, playing into Maduro’s hands

As the Venezuelan government burns aid convoys, represses its people and forces them to eat out of garbage trucks, critics say the United Nations is struggling to find its voice -- issuing weak statements of condemnations in the face of totalitarianism, while a pro-Venezuela coalition digs in at U.N. headquarters

George Soros says Europe faces ‘oblivion’ as right-wing parties set to win big in European election

Left-wing billionaire George Soros in a rare op-ed is firing a warning shot to what he describes as the “sleeping pro-Europe majority� ahead of the European Parliament elections in May -- warning that Europe is “on the cusp of a nightmare� should nationalist parties sweep the election.

Brexit supporters fear betrayal as pro-EU forces call for delay, do-over

As the clock ticks down to Britain’s departure from the European Union, those who wish to remain in the bloc are increasing their calls to delay or re-do the implementation of the 2016 referendum -- and Brexit supporters are smelling betrayal in the air.

As UK faces fresh migrant crisis, government asks if asylum seekers are ‘genuine’

With the U.K. facing a fresh migrant crisis at its borders, the British government is questioning whether the asylum seekers making the trek across the English Channel are “genuine” -- noting that they are making the trip from France.

UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn appears to mouth ‘stupid woman’ at Theresa May, sparks chaos

UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn appeared to call Prime Minister Theresa May a “stupid woman” on Wednesday, during a heated back-and-forth at Prime Minister’s Questions -- an apparent breach of parliamentary protocol.

Emmanuel Macron goes AWOL as protests, violence plague Paris

As France braces for another round of violent protests this weekend in Paris and other parts of the country, embattled French President Emmanuel Macron is a missing man, as he leaves his government to handle the chaos caused in part by his unpopular plan to hike gas taxes.

France scraps fuel tax, weighs wealth tax in response to massive protests

As French President Emmanuel Macron faces the biggest crisis of his presidency -- in the form of massive, and frequently violent, widespread protests -- his government is frantically backtracking on a controversial gas tax detested by demonstrators and considering shifting the tax burden to the rich.