Explaining a mass quarantine: What does it mean to ‘shelter in place’? And who has the power to call for it?

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In six counties in and around San Francisco, the government has already called for residents to “shelter in place.” JUSTIN SULLIVAN/GETTY IMAGES WASHINGTON — Six counties in the San Francisco metro area made headlines when they announced Monday they were ordering … Read More

Confidence in NATO sharply declined in France, Germany, US, says study

Participants sit in front of the NATO logo during a NATO summit. [EPA/MAURIZIO GAMBARINI] NATO’s public image in France, Germany and the US worsened sharply after US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron questioned the value of the … Read More

Britain leaves the European Union, leaps into the unknown

An image of the clock face of ‘Big Ben’ is projected onto the exterior of 10 Downing street, the residence of the British Prime Minister, in London as Britain left the European Union, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. With little fuss … Read More

Merkel, Macron and Johnson urge Iran to abandon moves violating nuclear deal

Merkel, Macron, and Johnson also urged the Iraqi authorities to ensure support for the US-led anti-terrorist coalition. German Chancellor Angela Merkel – AP Photo/Markus Schreiber BERLIN, January 6. /TASS/. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and UK Prime … Read More

Anti-Macron Yellow Vests Protests Continue Unabated in France

Source: Charles Baudry / Twitter. Although it’s not exactly considered frontpage news by the leftist mainstream media, the so-called Yellow Vests continue to protest every single weekend against President Macron’s horrendous policies. Don’t believe me? Well, just watch this rather … Read More

Brexit is one of most spectacular mistakes in EU history, says Tusk

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Exclusive: Donald Tusk says it would still be better for both sides if UK stayed in EU. Donald Tusk said Brexit was one of the saddest experiences of his five years as European council president. Photograph: Mikhail Palinchak/Ukrinform/Barcroft Media Brexit … Read More

UK must suffer knockout blow if EU is to thrive

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Europe underestimates Britain’s ability to adapt to a post-EU environment. British prime minister Boris Johnson during a stop on his general election campaign trail at a boxing academy in Manchester on Tuesday. Photograph: Frank Augstein/Getty Images In Brussels, Brexit is … Read More

Today’s NATO is ‘Shadow of Its Own Self’ – German MP

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Jurgen Trittin has chimed in on the comment thread that followed President Macron’s words about NATO’s “cerebral death”, calling to wake up to reality and not ignore objective truths. For the time being, NATO is going through an existential crisis, … Read More

Germany Won’t Enlist in Macron’s European Army

GRANSEE, GERMANY – JUNE 19: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron address the media during a joint press conference at Schloss Meseberg governmental palace during German-French government consultations on June 19, 2018 near Gransee, Germany. Merkel, Macron … Read More

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