Macron accused of ‘greenwashing’ during Alps visit

The French President visited the French Alps on Thursday drawing attention to rapidly melting glaciers and broader climate change concerns. Internet users were sceptical and the term ‘greenwashing’ was used frequently. Elsewhere, French political figure Elisabeth Balkany has gone viral for a pose she struck while waiting for her husband to be released from prison … Read more Macron accused of ‘greenwashing’ during Alps visit

The suspicious video that helped spark an attempted coup in Gabon | The Fact Checker

Gabon’s president Ali Bongo Ondimba hadn’t been seen in public for months. He had fallen ill in October 2018 while visiting Saudi Arabia. Over the next few months, questions about Bongo’s health grew as the government provided little and dueling health reports. In October, the president’s spokesperson said Bongo suffered “severe fatigue.” By mid-November, it … Read more The suspicious video that helped spark an attempted coup in Gabon | The Fact Checker

Jacinda Ardern’s change of tack on trusting Winston Peters | nzherald.co.nz

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Serious Fraud Office now investigating donations made to NZ First Foundation

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Police raid: Officers confronted with knives as they raid suspected fraudsters in national crackdown

Police have launched a national crackdown on fraud and The Telegraph witnessed first hand how suspected scammers confronted police during intense dawn raids. Officers were attempting to arrest suspects alleged to have been involved in courier fraud, in which elderly vulnerable people are duped into handing over large sums of cash to couriers. Last year … Read more Police raid: Officers confronted with knives as they raid suspected fraudsters in national crackdown

‘I can’t trust New Zealand First’ – Simon Bridges reiterates pledge to snub Winston Peters

The National party leader also had a testy exchange on Breakfast today about the Serious Fraud Office’s recent charges over political donations. Start your day the right way with a combination of news, sport and entertainment. Weekdays from 6am on TVNZ 1 Get more at: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news On Demand – https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/breakfast Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/Breakfaston1 Instagram – … Read more ‘I can’t trust New Zealand First’ – Simon Bridges reiterates pledge to snub Winston Peters

Franco-Israeli men accused of impersonating French minister go on trial for fraud

A group of men accused of using Skype and a silicone mask to extract tens of millions of euros from the rich and famous by impersonating a top French politician go on trial in Paris Tuesday. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our … Read more Franco-Israeli men accused of impersonating French minister go on trial for fraud

Analysis: Trump’s Middle East plan: The farce, the fraud and the fury

The Trump administration has finally lifted the curtains on the final act of its Middle East diplomacy by revealing the long-awaited, ahem, “peace plan” in a surrealistic White House celebration. I will admit from the outset that I cannot write about it with a straight face, considering the absurdity of the last three years of … Read more Analysis: Trump’s Middle East plan: The farce, the fraud and the fury

Israeli PM withdraws request for immunity from corruption charges

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he is withdrawing his request for parliamentary immunity from prosecution over charges of corruption. Benjamin Netanyahu issued a statement saying proceedings in parliament would have been a “circus”, and he did not want to take part in the “dirty game”. Netanyahu was indicted on counts of fraud, breach … Read more Israeli PM withdraws request for immunity from corruption charges