National Newswatch

German politician quits far-right AfD party role after converting to Islam

Jan 24 2018 — — A politician from the far-right, anti-Muslim Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has quit his leadership role and converted to Islam. Arthur Wagner stepped down from his post in the eastern Brandenburg state but remains a member of the party. AfD claims Islam is incompatible with the German constitution and wants a ban on minarets and […]

Justin Trudeau makes history on the cover of Attitude magazine

Dec 8 2017 — — Justin Trudeau has made history as the first Canadian Prime Minister to appear on the cover of an international LGBT magazine. Trudeau has been featured on the cover of Attitude magazine, the UK’s best-selling and award-winning gay magazine. This isn’t the first time Trudeau has publicly shown his support for the LGBT community.

Trump team ‘fear White House staff wearing wires’ to collect evidence for Mueller’s Russia investigation

Sep 18 2017 — — White House staff are reportedly so worried about the ongoing Russian probe, some of them fear their colleagues are secretly wearing recording devices to surreptitiously collect conversations for special prosecutor Robert Mueller. As the White House begins handing over documents requested the team led by Mr Mueller and investigating possible links between the Trump campaign […]

I’m one of the Canadians looking after a Syrian refugee family who moved to our country last year. This is our story

Jun 21 2017 — — Dalia, 7, bursts into singing her ABC’s whenever I arrive at her apartment. “How are you, Dalia?” I ask her in the midst of her rendition. “Good!” she responds confidently. “How’s school?” I continue. “Good,” she repeats. But she’s done with conversation. She grabs my hand and pulls me into her small bedroom, saying: “Come! […]