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UK: British EU Referendum: Rivals Battle For Final Votes

UK: British EU Referendum: Rivals Battle For Final Votes

“It’s very close; nobody knows what’s going to happen,” Prime Minister David Cameron said.

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UK: EU Appeal: Cameron Pleads Vote Remain ‘For Your Family’

UK: EU Appeal: Cameron Pleads Vote Remain ‘For Your Family’

“These are risks to our families and we should not take them,” David Cameron said outside Downing Street.

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UK: Growing Support Now Amongst Britons To Stay In European Union

UK: Growing Support Now Amongst Britons To Stay In European Union

According to Betfair betting odds, the implied probability of a British vote to remain in the European Union was 75 percent.

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UK: Baroness Warsi Dumps Brexit, Joins Remain Campaign

UK: Baroness Warsi Dumps Brexit, Joins Remain Campaign

Baroness Warsi says: “Are we prepared to tell lies, to spread hate and xenophobia just to win this campaign? For me that’s a step too far.”

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UK: Brexit Campaign Takes Center Stage After Death Of Jo Cox

UK: Brexit Campaign Takes Center Stage After Death Of Jo Cox

While immigration has dominated the ‘Leave’ campaign, the ‘Remain’ camp has sought to steer the argument back to the risk to the economy of a Brexit.

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UK: Germany’s FM Steinmeier Says Brexit Would Shake EU

UK: Germany’s FM Steinmeier Says Brexit Would Shake EU

“We cannot lapse back into a nationalism that pits one European state against another,” German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said.

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UK: Brexit Leading Now In Poll

UK: Brexit Leading Now In Poll

The “Leave” camp was 10 points ahead of “Remain” with less than two weeks to go before Britain’s referendum.

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CANADA: Veja Magazine, Amnesty International Slam Trudeau

CANADA: Veja Magazine, Amnesty International Slam Trudeau

Veja magazine and Amnesty International both came out swinging against the prime minister — the former blasting him as a “narcissistic” pretty boy.

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CANADA: Trudeau Not Bothered Trump, Sanders Would Reopen Trade Deal With Canada

CANADA: Trudeau Not Bothered Trump, Sanders Would Reopen Trade Deal With Canada

“We have to understand that trade is ultimately good, not just for our countries but for business and our workers,” Mr. Justin Trudeau.

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SYRIA: Amnesty Says US-Backed Kurdish Fighters In Syria Committed War Crimes

“We saw extensive displacement and destruction that did not occur as a result of fighting,” Amnesty Senior Crisis Advisor Lama Fakih said.

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UK: Labour Will Not Campaign For EU Exit – Jeremy Corbyn

UK: Labour Will Not Campaign For EU Exit – Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn: “I want to see a social Europe, a cohesive Europe, a coherent Europe, not a free market Europe.” Read more.

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GERMANY: Angela Merkel Expects David Cameron To Endorse EU Army In Exchange For Britain’s Renegotiation

GERMANY: Angela Merkel Expects David Cameron To Endorse EU Army In Exchange For Britain’s Renegotiation

German chancellor Angela Merkel will ask UK to stand aside as she promotes ambitious plan to integrate continental Europe’s armed forces. Read more.

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GERMANY: Chancellor Angela Merkel: The New Hero In Europe

GERMANY: Chancellor Angela Merkel: The New Hero In Europe

Asylum seekers have taken to calling the German leader “Mama Merkel.” Read more.

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UNITED NATIONS: 850,000 Refugees Will Flee To Europe During 2015, 2016

UNITED NATIONS: 850,000 Refugees Will Flee To Europe During 2015, 2016

UNHCR says: “The number of people fleeing war and poverty for a better life in Europe will likely reach 400,000 this year and 450,000 in 2016.2 Read more,

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GERMANY: 10,000 Refugees Welcomed Like War Heroes

GERMANY: 10,000 Refugees Welcomed Like War Heroes

Refugees were greeted with spontaneous rounds of applause and songs. Germans clutched placards bearing the words ‘We love refugees’, Read more.

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PALESTINE: 2020 Gaza Will Be Rendered Unlivable – UN Says

PALESTINE: 2020 Gaza Will Be Rendered Unlivable – UN Says

Palestinian refugees who rely entirely on food distribution from UN agency has ballooned from 72,000 in 2000 to 868,000. Read more.

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RUSSIA: Amnesty Reveals Russia’s Prostitution Grim Crisis

RUSSIA: Amnesty Reveals Russia’s Prostitution Grim Crisis

Fyodorov, a member of the ruling United Russia party: Pressure on sex workers has increased lately, said Danilov. “[Police raiding sex workers] wasn’t that common before.” Read more.

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LEBANON: Amnesty International Wants Investigation Of Excessive Force Used Against Anti-Government Protesters In Beirut

LEBANON: Amnesty International Wants Investigation Of Excessive Force Used Against Anti-Government Protesters In Beirut

Amnesty: Lebanon should investigate allegations security personnel used excessive force to disperse anti-government protesters in Beirut. Read more.

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CHINA: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Defends His Next Week Trip To Beijing

CHINA: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Defends His Next Week Trip To Beijing

Japanese media reported that Japan’s Foreign Ministry has expressed “strong displeasure” with Ban’s attendance. Read more.

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GERMANY: Angela Merkel Calls Britain To Take More Migrants Coming Into Europe

GERMANY: Angela Merkel Calls Britain To Take More Migrants Coming Into Europe

Germany expects to receive 800,000 asylum applications this year – more than all 28 EU countries combined in 2014. Read more.

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