Russian mercenary chief announces plans to recruit 30,000 more fighters | CNN

Russian mercenary chief announces plans to recruit 30,000 more fighters | CNN

CNN  —  The chief of Russia’s Wagner private military group Yevgeny Prigozhin announced on Saturday that he plans to recruit about 30,000 new fighters by mid-May, according to a voice message published on Telegram. Prigozhin also claimed Wagner recruits about 500 to 800 people on average per day, sometimes up to 1,200 people per day. … Read more

UK Home Secretary visits Rwanda to discuss controversial deportation scheme | CNN

UK Home Secretary visits Rwanda to discuss controversial deportation scheme | CNN

CNN  —  British Home Secretary Suella Braverman arrived in Rwanda on Saturday to discuss a controversial agreement which will see the UK deport asylum seekers deemed to have arrived illegally to the African nation. The scheme is mired in legal difficulties – no one has yet been deported – and Braverman’s visit has been criticized … Read more

French workers may have to retire at 64 and many are in uproar. Here’s why | CNN

French workers may have to retire at 64 and many are in uproar. Here's why | CNN

Paris CNN  —  Impromptu protests broke out in Paris and across several French cities Thursday evening following a move by the government to force through reforms of the pension system that will push up the retirement age from 62 to 64. While the proposed reforms of France’s cherished pensions system were already controversial, it was … Read more