Four Brooklyn men are suing American Airlines after a flight attendant allegedly kicked them off of their return flight from Toronto in December. According to the suit, the attendant ordered the four friendsthree Muslims and a Sikhto revoke their seats because they were making the flight crew “uneasy.” [ more › ]
Women and girl migrants coming into Europe face sexual violence on their journey, Amnesty says. An Iraqi woman claimed a security guard in Germany offered her clothes in exchange for spending time alone with him.
A small German town near Cologne and Bonn has announced they will allow male refugees access to the pool. Last week, the town banned the men from entering after it received sexual harassment complaints.
Germany, the Netherlands and Luxembourg are all concerned about the re-starting of Belgian nuclear reactors. The government there promises better communication, but seems to feel little urgency to act.
Samir Geagea has withdrawn his candidacy in support of his rival, Michel Aoun. The move is an effort to break an ongoing political deadlock in Lebanon, which has been without a president for nearly two years.
Ahead of the 2016 Olympics, Brazil has advised pregnant women to seek medical advice before traveling to the country. The US has issued travel warnings, while Jamaica says women should postpone plans to become pregnant.
EU foreign ministers confirmed the bloc’s position that goods coming from occupied territories can not be labeled ‘Made in Israel.’ Israel has accused the EU of discrimination.
After growing reports of male refugees and asylum centres harassing female guests, several nightclubs are now requiring that all patrons be able to speak Danish, English or German in order to come in.
The impact of the economic crisis is now noticeable in everyday life in Russia. Many are now living below the poverty line. The number of people seeking help is rising. DW’s Philipp Anft reports from Moscow.