Politics

The youngest prime minister in the world

Finland’s Sanna Marin is to become the world’s youngest prime minister at the age of 34.The transport minister was picked by her Social Democratic party after its leader, Antti Rinne, quit as PM. She will be sworn in this week.She will lead a centre-left coalition with four other parties, all headed by women, three of whom are under 35. Read More »

Student Day at University

World Students’ Day is a celebration of multiculturalism, diversity and cooperation among students across the globe. Though originally a day of commemoration of the more than 1,200 students from the University of Prague whose lives were taken in WWII, World Students’ Day has become an occasion for universities the world over to boast their masses of international students, and the good ... Read More »

Prince William in the Strait of Hormuz

The Duke of Cambridge joined Royal Navy sailors on a fast patrol boat in the Strait of Hormuz. As part of his four-day tour of the Middle East, Prince William took to the water with the Royal Navy of Oman, learning about the naval strategies in place to protect British-flagged ships from Iranian attack. Read More »

ISIS Irish Bride!

A 38-year-old woman was arrested on arrival in Dublin Sunday and has been identified by Ireland’s Justice Minister as a former soldier in Ireland’s army, who told CNN in March that she had traveled to Syria as an ISIS bride. Read More »

White House reveals Two turkeys staying at DC luxury hotel

Bread and Butter, a pair of turkeys that will be pardoned by US President Donald Trump, walk inside their hotel room at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel in Washington, DC on November 25, 2019, while awaiting the White House pardoning ceremony later this week ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. Read More »

Bodyguard of ex presidents minister is killed

Bodyguard of ex presidents minister was killed by police during the recent demonstrations caused after price of gas increase. The country  restored the internet after a week long government-imposed shutdown, new videos purport to show the demonstrations over gasoline prices rising and the security-force crackdown that followed. Pictured here is one of the victims, he was a body builder in ... Read More »

Basij Sisters Conference

IranWire: Basij  military-security institution commands huge influence in every aspect of Iranian public life, from culture and the environment to the economy, politics and judicial process. Whatever the field or area, the IRGC is not required to report to anybody and is answerable to no one. Read More »

Prosecutor General visits prison

The deadly drama playing out in the country since last Friday, leaving more than 100 protesters dead, shows three things. Tehran is increasingly in desperate economic straits, in part because of intense U.S. sanctions; Iranian popular discontent with the regime’s economic mismanagement seems to have reached a breaking point; and the regime is more frightened of popular unrest than at ... Read More »

Princess Yasmin Pahlavi visits Iranian refugee camp in Greece

Yasmin, Reza Pahlavi’s wife, visited Iranian refugees at a camp in Greece that are in dire straits. She was born in Pars Hospital in Tehran, Iran, on July 26, 1968. She attended the private Tehran Community School in Tehran until the rising tensions during the Iranian Revolution in the late 1970s forced her family to leave Iran permanently. Read More »

Arnold cycling with Greta Tunberg

The day after 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg met Leonardo DiCaprio, who described her as “a leader of our time”, her effort to highlight the global climate crisis has seen her meet with another Hollywood star – Arnold Schwarzenegger.The actor and former Republican Party governor of California posted a photograph on instagram of him cycling with Ms Thunberg in Santa ... Read More »