Tuesday

24th Jan 2017

Ticker

Russia accuses EU commissioner of 'treacherous sacrilege'

The Russian foreign ministry Tuesday accused interim EU justice commissioner Reicherts of "treacherous sacrilege that blurs the lines between good and evil" and of "playing on Russophobia" after she noted at a remembrance day last week that Hitler and Stalin started WWII by signing the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact to partition Poland.

News in Brief

  1. Greek island mayors plead for the transfer of migrants
  2. Tzipi Livni cancels Brussels trip amid war crimes probe
  3. Romania's president plans referendum on prisoner pardons
  4. Sweden to host EU social summit
  5. US Congress may Trump-proof Russia sanctions
  6. Fury over UK 'cover up' of failed missile test
  7. Theresa May: I will not be afraid to stand up to Trump
  8. Brexit will destroy NI peace deal, says Gerry Adams

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