Brexit’s ‘Doomsday Politics’ Mean Voters May Be Last Chance to Resolve Crisis

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson during questioning in the British Parliament on Wednesday.CreditCreditJessica Taylor/UK Parliament LONDON — He jabbed his finger in the air and shook his head theatrically. He dared the opposition to back his call for an election and … Read More

Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 13 September

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Greetings from Tyler, Somebody wake us when the fight over Brexit has concluded.  It turns out that the British Parliament is going to fight the will of the population with every procedural stunt at its disposal.  The twists and turns … Read More

Boris Johnson is edging closer towards agreeing a new Brexit deal

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The Democratic Unionist Party which props up the Conservative government is willing to drop one of its strict Brexit red lines, according to reports. The Northern Irish party is reportedly willing to accept a regulatory border in the Irish sea. … Read More

Germany: Merkel urges EU to reduce dependence on White House

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German Chancellor calls out EU: “Time to take their fate into their own hands” | Photo: Reuters Germany’s Angela Merkel says Europe shouldn’t rely on U.S. directives and create its own sovereignty. Angela Merkel once again talked about the need to reduce … Read More

Angela Merkel says there is hope for Brexit deal ‘right up to the last day’

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Mrs. Merkel hinted that Brussels would insist on level playing field guarantees as part of any agreement CREDIT: HAYOUNG JEON/EPA Angela Merkel has said there is still every chance of a Brexit deal being struck as British negotiators headed to Brussels for further … Read More

German Chancellor Angela Merkel hopes US-China trade war will be over soon

German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a welcome ceremony with Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang before their meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing yesterday.PHOTO: DPA German Chancellor looks to start a new phase in EU ties with … Read More

Boris Johnson: ‘I’d rather be dead in a ditch than delay Brexit’

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BORIS JOHNSON saw the Brexit civil war reach his own family yesterday as his younger brother resigned as an MP and minister. The PM begged Jo to stay on during a late-night heart-to-heart at Downing Street but the universities minister … Read More

Finnish politician under ‘hate crime investigation’ for sharing Bible verse on Facebook

Police are investigating a Christian politician in Finland for an alleged “hate crime” because she shared a Bible verse on Facebook to criticize a national church that participated in LGBT Pride festivities. In the post, congresswoman Päivi Räsänen, a Christian Democrat, criticized the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland for participating … Read More

Germany: Over 600 attacks on refugees in first half of 2019

Asylum-seekers and refugees continue to be a target of attack in Germany — and they are almost always victims of far-right violence. Offenses range from verbal slurs to arson and dangerous bodily harm. German police registered a total of 609 attacks … Read More

Turkey plans to return 1 million Syrians, warns of new migrant wave in Europe

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ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey plans to resettle 1 million refugees in northern Syria and may reopen the route for migrants into Europe if it does not receive adequate international support for the plan, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday. Ankara, … Read More

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