EU Divisions Over Russia Mount as France, Germany Seek Peace in Ukraine

French President Emmanuel Macron, right, shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin after their meeting at the fort of Bregancon in Bormes-les-Mimosas, southern France, Aug. 19, 2019. BRUSSELS – French and German attempts to end the conflict in east Ukraine … Read More

Incoming EU foreign affairs chief declares Brussels needs more troops and must be ready to intervene

Josep Borrell The EU must have more troops and be prepared to use them across the globe, the bloc’s incoming foreign affairs chief has told the European Parliament. Josep Borrell, who is nominated to be the EU’s next chief diplomat, … Read More

Boris Johnson Accepts Emmanuel Macron’s Deadline For A Brexit Deal

“Everyone understands that we need to know by the end of this week where this is heading.” Boris Johnson has accepted that he has until the end of the week to save his Brexit plan, it is understood. French President Emmanuel Macron told … Read More

Pentagon calls Russia as US announces Syria withdrawal

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper/ Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu ©  REUTERS/Christian Hartmann;  Sputnik/Alexey Druzhinin US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper called his Russian counterpart Sergey Shoigu on Monday, as US President Donald Trump announced the US pullout from northeastern Syria. … Read More

Russia Responds: All Foreign Troops “With Illegal Presence” Should Leave Syria

Russia’s response to the White House’s late Sunday shock announcement saying “Turkey will soon be moving forward with its long-planned operation into Northern Syria” has been relatively muted. Though Trump reportedly told Erdogan the US won’t back the operation in a ‘last-minute’ weekend phone … Read More

Merkel’s Government says Iran’s call to ‘wipe Israel off the map’ not antisemitic

German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds a joint news conference with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte (not pictured) at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, on October 2, 2019. (photo credit: MICHELE TANTUSSI/REUTERS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government has declared that Iran’s call … Read More

Tsunamis linked to spread of deadly fungal disease

The tsunamis that followed a huge earthquake in Alaska in 1964 caused massive damage – Education Images A major earthquake in Alaska in 1964 triggered tsunamis that washed ashore a deadly tropical fungus, scientists say. Researchers believe it then evolved … Read More

Nunes says Dems enlisted ‘media mouthpieces’ to gin up ‘fake’ impeachment grounds

California Rep. Devin Nunes said on Thursday that Democrats enlisted the mainstream media to gin up a “fake story” to get President Trump impeached. “I want to congratulate the Democrats on the rollout of their latest information warfare operation against the president, and their extraordinary … Read More

Dan Gainor: Anti-Trump media doing their best to get president impeached

It looks like Trump-hating journalists are getting their dearest wish — the beginning of impeachment proceedings against the president. The media have been clamoring to remove Trump from office since he was elected. Here’s a great compilation of just a few examples across 35 … Read More

‘Britain’s been sacrificed!’ Brexit Party MEP launches ferocious attack on ‘EU superstate’

BREXIT PARTY MEP Rupert Lowe has hit out at the EU, branding the institution a “federal superstate” that has “sacrificed Britain on the alter”. Mr. Lowe launched a scathing attack on the European Union as he condemned the bloc for … Read More

Johnson faces new constitutional crisis as Brexit talks grind to a halt

It appears increasingly unlikely PM will hit deadline for deal laid down in Benn act. With a Brexit delay forced on him, Johnson could fight a general election on a platform of a hard Brexit. Photograph: Han Yan/Xinhua/Barcroft Media Boris … Read More

Is China’s ‘social credit’ surveillance system coming to America?

Unsplash/Suhyeon Choi China’s “social credit” system, a high-tech operation that tracks and assigns points in relation to the daily activities and behavior choices of its citizens, is being developed in Silicon Valley. The Communist government’s digital efforts, which have been … Read More

Hong Kong’s fight for freedom

The western democratic world must back the protesters, says Janet Nichol, while Esther Cheo Ying Samson remembers parading in Beijing on 1 October 1949. A protest against a teenage demonstrator being shot at close range in the chest by a police officer in … Read More

House Oversight Committee subpoenas White House in impeachment inquiry

The House Oversight Committee subpoenaed the White House late Friday, with the Democratic chairmen of three House committees saying that President Trump “has chosen the path of defiance, obstruction, and cover-up” in response to the ongoing impeachment inquiry related to his conduct on a phone call with the … Read More

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