France slams lack of ‚common decency’ after Trump mocked Macron on the Paris attacks anniversary

France slams lack of ‚common decency’ after Trump mocked Macron on the Paris attacks anniversary

The French government sharply criticized President Donald Trump for mocking French President Emmanuel Macron earlier this week on the three-year anniversary of the Paris terror attacks. Relations between Washington and Paris deteriorated as Trump on Tuesday mocked France’s World War II record, Macron’s approval rating, France’s unemployment rate, and accused the country’s wine industry of…

Report slams ‚high flying’ UN chief

Report slams ‚high flying’ UN chief

Image copyright YASUYOSHI CHIBA Image caption UN Environment executive director Erik Solheim The head of the UN body that leads on sustainability and green issues has been criticised for extensive and expensive air travel. A draft internal audit, obtained by the Guardian and seen by the BBC, says that Erik Solheim’s actions risked the reputation…

Amnesty slams ‚disgraceful’ Canada province

Amnesty slams ‚disgraceful’ Canada province

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Ontario Premier Doug Ford is facing criticism for using the notwithstanding clause A Canadian premier’s use of an obscure constitutional opt-out clause has prompted criticism from Amnesty International Canada. The rights group called Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s use of the clause to force through cuts to Toronto city council „contemptuous”…

Ecuador slams door on Venezuelans

Ecuador slams door on Venezuelans

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionVenezuelan migrants stuck at Ecuador borderEcuador has brought in new rules to stop Venezuelan migrants entering the country without a passport, leaving many stranded in neighbouring Colombia. Thousands of Venezuelans fleeing their country’s economic and political crisis have been crossing into Ecuador from Colombia using only identity…

Trump slams FBI over school shooting

Trump slams FBI over school shooting

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Wednesday’s attack in Parkland was the deadliest US school shooting since 2012 President Donald Trump has rebuked the FBI for missing signals before Wednesday’s school shooting in Florida. The agency was „spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the Trump campaign”, Mr Trump tweeted. „There is…