QNSalon: A cultural salon to connect Queens women A new initiative to connect women all across Queens is taking shape and its focus is on attracting women who in turn, help shape the borough. QNSalon (pronounced Queens Salon) is a cultural salon t...
Former Chinese president Jiang Zemin appeared in public on Thursday at a military parade marking 70 years since the end of World War Two in Asia, after rumors of destabilizing infighting in the ruling Communist Party. Jiang stepped down as party chief in 2002 and state president in 2003 but remained head of the military for another year after stacking the Politburo, one of the party's elite ruling bodies, with his people. Rumors periodically circulate in leadership and diplomatic circles about Jiang, especially about arguments between him and President Xi Jinping over policy, which, with China's political system being as opaque and secretive as it is, are impossible to verify.
The influx of refugees into Europe threatens to undermine the continent's Christian roots and governments must control their borders before they can decide how many asylum seekers they can take, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said. In an opinion piece for Germany's Frankfurt Allgemeine Zeitung, Orban said the people of Europe were at odds with the majority of governments on the refugee crisis. "The people want us to master the situation and protect our borders," he wrote.
BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary's parliament could pass most of the legal amendments aimed at stemming an influx of migrants this week, possibly reducing the number of illegal border crossings to "zero" by the middle of the month, a senior ruling party lawmaker said on Thursday. Gergely Gulyas was also cited by the national news agency as saying that the legal changes along with the fence on the southern border with Serbia could resolve the issue of mass migration. (Reporting by Marton Dunai and Krisztina Than; Editing by Louise Ireland)