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Why Brexit is a massive smokescreen (and why Britain should leave nonetheless)

Why Brexit is a massive smokescreen (and why Britain should leave nonetheless)

The actual challenge is not to cede national sovereignty to some mythical state of international economic integration, but to resist the corruption of the national policy-making process by shifts to technocracies and to ensure that the voting systems are not corrupted by lobbyists working in the interests of specific capital elites”.

03 June 2016

by Thomas Fazi

David Cameron ‘toast within days’ if Britain votes to leave European Union, says Tory MP

David Cameron ‘toast within days’ if Britain votes to leave European Union, says Tory MP

"He has lied profoundly, and I think that is actually really at the heart of why Conservative MPs have been so angered”

30 May 2016

Five migrants drown after boat capsizes off Libya coast

Five migrants drown after boat capsizes off Libya coast

"Shortly afterwards the boat overturned due to overcrowding. The Bettica, which had arrived nearby, threw life-rafts and jackets to the migrants in the water"

26 May 2016

When the EU Finances Far-Right Holocaust Revisionism

When the EU Finances Far-Right Holocaust Revisionism

Those, who uphold and defend the European Union’s and the West’s values, must not help cover for the well-oiled “Soviet in style, nationalist in content” movement underway in the Eastern EU to mangle history.

24 May 2016

by Dovid Katz

Greece begins moving migrants from Idomeni camp

Greece begins moving migrants from Idomeni camp

Greece has begun evacuating thousands of stranded migrants from the makeshift Idomeni camp on its northern border with Macedonia.

24 May 2016

Will Austria vote for Freedom?

Will Austria vote for Freedom?

Austria’s Freedom party (FPÖ) won a rather predictable, but still powerful victory in the first round of the country’s presidential election.

23 May 2016

by Normunds Grostins

BRITISH GENERAL SAYS A NUCLEAR WAR WITH RUSSIA IN 2017 IS “ENTIRELY PLAUSIBLE”

BRITISH GENERAL SAYS A NUCLEAR WAR WITH RUSSIA IN 2017 IS “ENTIRELY PLAUSIBLE”

With tensions between Russia and the West at post-cold war highs, a former NATO deputy military chief is now saying that a nuclear war with Russia over the Baltic nations in 2017 is "entirely plausible" according to RT

19 May 2016

A European Army? "Jawohl"

A European Army? "Jawohl"

Merkel announced a surprising revival of the old dominant feeling of German supremacy, adding highly charged rhetoric and announcing that Berlin wants to play a larger role on the world stage.

11 May 2016

by Giuseppe Zaccaria

Free-travel, terror law disputes threaten EU-Turkey deal

Free-travel, terror law disputes threaten EU-Turkey deal

Free-travel and legal disputes have called an EU-Turkey refugee deal into question for politicians on both sides of the table. If the agreement fails, officials in Ankara threaten to reopen the migrant gates to Europe

11 May 2016

Greek lawmakers vote for austerity as protests turn ugly

Greek lawmakers vote for austerity as protests turn ugly

Greece's parliament has voted -- by a razor-thin margin -- to cut pensions and increase taxes ahead of a crucial meeting in Brussels

09 May 2016

Angela Merkel Tells EU Leaders To Protect External Borders Or ‘Relapse Into Nationalism’

Angela Merkel Tells EU Leaders To Protect External Borders Or ‘Relapse Into Nationalism’

While the migrant crisis is raising Angela Merkel warns European politician to protect EU from nationalism.

06 May 2016

EU group proposes visa-free travel for Turks in Europe

EU group proposes visa-free travel for Turks in Europe

To go into effect, it must be approved by the European Council -- representatives of the 28 EU member countries -- and the European Parliament

04 May 2016

Opinion: 1

Germany AfD conference: party adopts anti-Islam policy

Germany AfD conference: party adopts anti-Islam policy

The only delegate who called for a dialogue with local Muslim communities rather than outright banning the entire religion was booed of the stage.

02 May 2016

Bruno Mégret: The time of the Phoenix (Le temps du phénix)

Bruno Mégret: The time of the Phoenix (Le temps du phénix)

For the next French president, solving the question of “How to do it?” is more important that overcoming the question of “What to do?”

01 May 2016

by Lionel Baland

Obama Touches a British Gentle Nerve in London

Obama Touches a British Gentle Nerve in London

If UK citizens vote to leave the EU, Obama warned, they would be pushed “to the back of the queue” for trade deals with the United States

27 April 2016

by Danielle Ryan

Greek Migrant Camp Rape and Chaos

Greek Migrant Camp Rape and Chaos

“Many of the young men get drunk. They shout, fight and do ugly things. No one dares to confront them.”

26 April 2016

Ex-Milosevic Ally Vucic Wins Majority in Serb Snap Election

Ex-Milosevic Ally Vucic Wins Majority in Serb Snap Election

Serbian PM has declared a "historic triumph" for his center-right Serbian Progressive Party in early parliamentary elections, promising to keep the country on its course to join the EU

25 April 2016

Why BREXIT? A Message from Troika Occupied Greece

Why BREXIT? A Message from Troika Occupied Greece

The EU's regime of open borders in capital and goods has meant produce from around the world flooded Greek markets, destroying all indigenous production to the point of making it extinct.

23 April 2016

by Van Gelis

A Manifesto for Southern Europe

A Manifesto for Southern Europe

The West is in fear that the new economic crisis is emerging and no one is going to adhere to the blackmail of the turbo globalized capitalism.

23 April 2016

by Giuseppe Zaccaria

Serbian elections: how long can Belgrade keep the balance?

Serbian elections: how long can Belgrade keep the balance?

Brussels and Washington are keen on finishing their “independent Kosovo project” – rounding up the secession of the province from Serbia, which they have been masterminding for the last two decades.

23 April 2016

by Aleksandar Mitic

Obama Urges British Youth: Reject Cynicism, Xenophobia

Obama Urges British Youth: Reject Cynicism, Xenophobia

“I'll look at my scorecard at the end... but I'm proud”

23 April 2016

Visiting UK, Obama Urges Britain to Stay in EU; Meets with Cameron

Visiting UK, Obama Urges Britain to Stay in EU; Meets with Cameron

"I believe the UK strengthens both our collective security and prosperity through the EU"

22 April 2016

EU to propose visa-free travel for Turks May 4 if terms met

EU to propose visa-free travel for Turks May 4 if terms met

The European Union's executive said on Wednesday it will propose on May 4 granting Turks visa-free travel to the bloc from late June -- if Ankara meets the remaining conditions

20 April 2016

Shall we wait for terror to reach us or shall we take action?

Shall we wait for terror to reach us or shall we take action?

Recent terrorist acts in Brussels, and the preceding ones in Paris have reminded us of a simple truth.

19 April 2016

by Valerijus Simulik

Polish minister says Russia preparing aggression against NATO

Polish minister says Russia preparing aggression against NATO

“It's time to talk about it openly"

19 April 2016

ISIS revenue down 30 percent as its territory shrinks, report claims

ISIS revenue down 30 percent as its territory shrinks, report claims

"You can be fined for driving on the wrong side of the road and for not being able to answer questions correctly on the Koran"

18 April 2016

Brexit would cost UK families £4,300 each a year

Brexit would cost UK families £4,300 each a year

The long-awaited Treasury document will say that a vote to leave the EU would shrink Britain's GDP by six per cent by 2030

18 April 2016

Belgium minister quits in Brussels airport security row

Belgium minister quits in Brussels airport security row

"The orchestrated and theatrical confusion of the last 48 hours prevents me from continuing in the performance of my duties."

15 April 2016

Five held by anti-terror police in Birmingham and at Gatwick

Five held by anti-terror police in Birmingham and at Gatwick

An operation "to address any associated threat to the UK following the attacks in Europe."

15 April 2016

Kerry says US Navy destroyer could have shot down Russian warplanes

Kerry says US Navy destroyer could have shot down Russian warplanes

"People need to understand that this is serious business…”

15 April 2016

BREXIT a Tale of Two Options… or a US Trojan Horse for TTIP? Part Two

BREXIT a Tale of Two Options… or a US Trojan Horse for TTIP? Part Two

Brexit offers hope in destroying the process, but there is no guarantee that a Leave vote will be implemented based on past performance of EU votes.

14 April 2016

by Van Gelis

EU Considers Ending Visa-Free Travel

EU Considers Ending Visa-Free Travel

U.S., Canadian and Brunei citizens could lose automatic entry to bloc if EU citizens must have visas

12 April 2016

And the Award of Excellence in Russia Reporting Goes To...?

And the Award of Excellence in Russia Reporting Goes To...?

Sometimes the Excellence is found in omission.

10 April 2016

by Patrick Armstrong

Brussels group 'initially planned to hit France'

Brussels group 'initially planned to hit France'

The third man on the photo reveals the truth

10 April 2016

Top U.S. intel official: European countries ignoring terrorist tracking tools

Top U.S. intel official: European countries ignoring terrorist tracking tools

"We make sure that we know as much as we can… But we can't know everything all the time."

07 April 2016

Netherlands rejects EU-Ukraine partnership deal

Netherlands rejects EU-Ukraine partnership deal

"Beginning of the end for the EU"

07 April 2016

Migrants' Return Raises Anxiety in Turkey

Migrants' Return Raises Anxiety in Turkey

“Did we turn Syrians back? No, we didn't, but EU did.”

07 April 2016

Dutch Vote on EU-Ukraine Deal Could Send Ripples Through Europe

Dutch Vote on EU-Ukraine Deal Could Send Ripples Through Europe

EU officials fear a rejection could fuel rising euroskepticism

05 April 2016

What are European Values and What Do They Mean?

What are European Values and What Do They Mean?

Our values – usually called "European values" – were a staple of discussions in the 1990s.

04 April 2016

by Patrick Armstrong

EU bosses DEMAND European Union flag stars be incorporated into Union Jack

EU bosses DEMAND European Union flag stars be incorporated into Union Jack

European Union chiefs are drawing up secret plans ordering member nations to incorporate the ‘ring of stars’ emblem of the Council of Europe into their flags

04 April 2016

Radovan Karadzic and the ‘triumph’ of international justice

Radovan Karadzic and the ‘triumph’ of international justice

Rather than being an impartial source of justice and fairness, international law and the administration of justice has become a political battlefield.
Trump We Can Believe In: New York Times makes clear why anti-imperialists MUST support Donald Trump

Trump We Can Believe In: New York Times makes clear why anti-imperialists MUST support Donald Trump

Trump doesn’t want the immense US military industrial complex to continue to decide the fate of nations. If countries want US bases there, let them pay for it. Why should the US pay for it?

02 April 2016

by Joshua Tartakovsky

Cameron warns about ISIS nuclear threat

Cameron warns about ISIS nuclear threat

“So many summits are about dealing with things that have already gone wrong. This is a summit about something we are trying to prevent”

02 April 2016

Migrant crisis: Concerns rise as EU-Turkey deal looms

Migrant crisis: Concerns rise as EU-Turkey deal looms

There is growing concern over a lack of preparation for the plan to send migrants back from Greece to Turkey, two days before it goes into effect.

02 April 2016

EUROSKEPTICS GEAR UP FOR DUTCH UKRAINE REFERENDUM VOTE

EUROSKEPTICS GEAR UP FOR DUTCH UKRAINE REFERENDUM VOTE

The poll, scheduled for April 6, will be held on whether the EU should work more closely with Ukraine

01 April 2016

A BREXIT FOR TWO

A BREXIT FOR TWO

If after the referendum Great Britain decides to leave the EU, the first victim will be London because Scotland and Wales want to stay

01 April 2016

by Giuseppe Zaccaria

BREXIT A Tale of Two Options …or just a US Trojan Horse for TTIP? Part One

BREXIT A Tale of Two Options …or just a US Trojan Horse for TTIP? Part One

After France, Ireland and Greece where referendum results were either ignored or overturned, it is now Britain’s turn to vote.

30 March 2016

by Van Gelis

Families of US military, government workers ordered home from southern Turkey

Families of US military, government workers ordered home from southern Turkey

"We understand this is disruptive to our military families, but we must keep them safe and ensure the combat effectiveness of our forces to support our strong Ally Turkey in the fight against terrorism."

30 March 2016

Opinion: 1

WHAT’S BEHIND THE WEST’S WALL OF SILENCE ON EASTERN EUROPE’S GLORIFICATION OF NAZI COLLABORATION?

WHAT’S BEHIND THE WEST’S WALL OF SILENCE ON EASTERN EUROPE’S GLORIFICATION OF NAZI COLLABORATION?

After the February 16th and March 11th neo-Nazi marches in Lithuania’s main cities came Latvia’s annual March 16th Waffen-SS worship-fest in Riga. Not the mildest word of concern from any American, British, Canadian or French ambassador. What’s up?

29 March 2016

by Dovid Katz

ALTERNATIVE FOR GERMANY: AN EARTHQUAKE IN GERMAN POLITICS

ALTERNATIVE FOR GERMANY: AN EARTHQUAKE IN GERMAN POLITICS

A new political era in Germany arrived which will undoubtedly have impact all over Europe.

26 March 2016

by Enric Ravello Barber

Brussels: The Wheel of Life... and Death

Brussels: The Wheel of Life... and Death

The questions to be asked now: who are the guilty culprits, aside from the actual perpetrators? ; what should be done, and needs to be done, in response?; and finally, what will be done?

26 March 2016

by Navid Nasr

Paris attacker Salah Abdeslam interrogated by Belgian police

Paris attacker Salah Abdeslam interrogated by Belgian police

“I told him I couldn’t blow myself. He consoled me and said he would hide me until I could be sent to a safer place...”

26 March 2016

Officials reportedly have concerns over security at Belgian nuclear plants

Officials reportedly have concerns over security at Belgian nuclear plants

Concerns of terrorists infiltrating nuclear power plants have sprung up after Brussels explosions

26 March 2016

Two Americans Confirmed Dead in Brussels

Two Americans Confirmed Dead in Brussels

Among 31 dead in Brussels attacks 2 have been confirmed to be U.S. citizens

25 March 2016

Croydon man charged after tweet 'confronting Muslim woman over Brussels attacks'

Croydon man charged after tweet 'confronting Muslim woman over Brussels attacks'

UK citizen accused of publishing or distributing written material which is threatening, abusive or insulting, likely or intended to stir up racial hatred

25 March 2016

Belgian police arrest seven suspects; France prevents another act of terrorism

Belgian police arrest seven suspects; France prevents another act of terrorism

"At this stage, there is no tangible evidence that links this plot to the attacks in Paris and Brussels"

25 March 2016

The “Doubting Thomas” agreement

The “Doubting Thomas” agreement

The pact between the EU and Turkey by someone has been called "historic" but it's just a way to take time according to motto of "if I do not see I do not think"

25 March 2016

by Giuseppe Zaccaria

Brussels suicide bombers 'were known to US security officials' ahead of attack

Brussels suicide bombers 'were known to US security officials' ahead of attack

The latest reports confirmed at least 31 people dead and over 200 injured in Brussels attacks on Tuesday

25 March 2016

Brussels: Chickens come home to roost?

Brussels: Chickens come home to roost?

Europe refuses to look the threat in the eye and recognize that what took centuries of violence and bloodletting to stop has emerged with terrorist  passion and endangers the very fabric of Western democracies

24 March 2016

by Ioannis Mantzikos

From Istanbul to Brussels: What Is Going On?

From Istanbul to Brussels: What Is Going On?

On March 19, a suicide bomber blew himself up in Istiklal street, by Taksim, Istanbul. And today, March 22, a major terror attack took place in Brussels airport and Maelbeek metro station.

23 March 2016

by Joshua Tartakovsky

Europe at zero rate

Europe at zero rate

European Bank and Mario Draghi have implemented "the biggest redistribution of wealth in Europe since the post-war era", but monetary policy is not enough to wake Europe from its slumber.

22 March 2016

by Giuseppe Zaccaria

Trump’s closing argument

Trump’s closing argument

Donald Trump speaks in favor of US rethinking its involvement in NATO and supports Cuba

22 March 2016

Victims and witnesses of Brussels attacks provide commentary

Victims and witnesses of Brussels attacks provide commentary

"It was atrocious. The ceilings collapsed. There was blood everywhere, injured people, bags everywhere"

22 March 2016

HUNGARY DEFIES EU WITH A REFERENDUM ON RECEIVING REFUGEES

HUNGARY DEFIES EU WITH A REFERENDUM ON RECEIVING REFUGEES

EU is increasingly contested by European citizens when they are democratically consulted

17 March 2016

by Enric Ravello Barber

Europeans, but just a bit

Europeans, but just a bit

The marathon negotiations held 10 days ago in Brussels saw the foreign ministers of Europe confront the migrant issue head on in a spirit of heightening temper. The negotiations, however, ended up almost entirely centered around David Cameron, the British conservative prime minister, who can well claim the title of winner.

11 March 2016

by Giuseppe Zaccaria

Eating Leaves, and Other Ways Besieged Syrians Try to Survive

Eating Leaves, and Other Ways Besieged Syrians Try to Survive

The horrors of everyday life in Syria where the war shows no signs of stopping

09 March 2016

‘Happy And Glorious’: Queen Elizabeth Backs Britain Leaving The European Union

‘Happy And Glorious’: Queen Elizabeth Backs Britain Leaving The European Union

The Sun’s bold statement, the Queen’s bold gambit

09 March 2016

Opinion: 1

LITHUANIA: WHERE THE GOVERNMENT AGREES (IN PART) WITH NEO-NAZI MARCHERS

LITHUANIA: WHERE THE GOVERNMENT AGREES (IN PART) WITH NEO-NAZI MARCHERS

Instead of “Juden raus” or “Poles and Russians go home” these city-center marches on cherished independence days just glorify local Holocaust collaborators

07 March 2016

by Dovid Katz

Europe’s patience finally runs off

Europe’s patience finally runs off

With more and more migrant encampments appearing in Greece, a European Union leader issued a stark warning Thursday to millions in search of economic opportunity: Stay away

04 March 2016

Opinion: 1

Rapprochement between the Austrian FPÖ and the German AfD

Rapprochement between the Austrian FPÖ and the German AfD

Heinz-Christian Strache: “The co-operation between the patriotic forces is more important than ever!”

23 February 2016

by Lionel Baland

PEGIDA ORGANIZES PROTESTS AGAINST MIGRATION ALL OVER EUROPE

PEGIDA ORGANIZES PROTESTS AGAINST MIGRATION ALL OVER EUROPE

Demonstrations against EU policies on immigration in fourteen European countries.

23 February 2016

by Enric Ravello Barber

Weaponising the Refugee Crisis

Weaponising the Refugee Crisis

NATO and its accomplices are benefitting from the refugee crisis, either economically or militarily.

23 February 2016

by Maram Susli

Merkel-Erdogan alliance on refugees does not convince the EU

Merkel-Erdogan alliance on refugees does not convince the EU

Moreover, this coalition will definitely grant the Turkish “Sultan” more power for his geopolitical ambition

18 February 2016

by Alessandra Benignetti

The non-politics between Poland and the EU

The non-politics between Poland and the EU

There are no winners or losers in the recent confrontation between the EU and Poland. Both sides were rather equally compromised during the January debate in the European Parliament.

15 February 2016

by Bojan Stanislawski

The money, the migrants and the coasts

The money, the migrants and the coasts

How many more immigrants should arrive in Europe and how much more money should be funneled to Turkey for EU to finally act?

09 February 2016

Opinion: 1

by Giuseppe Zaccaria

THE EU HAS NO ANSWER TO THE REFUGEE INVASION. WE REACHED THE TIPPING POINT.

THE EU HAS NO ANSWER TO THE REFUGEE INVASION. WE REACHED THE TIPPING POINT.

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH FILIP DEWINTER FOR GIA

05 February 2016

by Enric Ravello Barber

EU: No Separation of Powers

EU: No Separation of Powers

There has been much written on democracy in Europe. But in light of challenges to the European Union, the issue of the EU’s democratic essence could hardly be more relevant than now

04 February 2016

by Normunds Grostins

Belgrade furious at controversial sentence  of moderate Kosovo Serb leader

Belgrade furious at controversial sentence  of moderate Kosovo Serb leader

The Serb president compared the sentence of Oliver Ivanović by an EU-monitored Kosovo court to nine years in prison for alleged 1999 war crimes to the 1804 Turkish beheadings of Serb rebel leaders

02 February 2016

by Aleksandar Mitic

‘Green’ energy? ‘So long and thanks for all the fish’

‘Green’ energy? ‘So long and thanks for all the fish’

The European fish populations are failing. The state of the European rivers is alarming. Hydroelectricity has much to do with these failures.

01 February 2016

by Radostina Schivatcheva

Who will stop Erdogan?

Who will stop Erdogan?

If we want to relate what happens in the world with Western pace of life, everything must have happened more or less when we "were on the fish course of the vigil and the broth of Christmas..."

29 January 2016

by Giuseppe Zaccaria

Ukraine - EU: Yes or No in the Netherlands

Ukraine - EU: Yes or No in the Netherlands

The poll, conducted by the Dutch public broadcaster’s program EenVandaag, found that over 50 percent of voters “are certain” to reject the Ukraine agreement

29 January 2016

by Normunds Grostins

The Greek Pensions Debacle in the Era of the Neoliberal EU

The Greek Pensions Debacle in the Era of the Neoliberal EU

From one end of Greece to another there are demos, protests, road blockades and pickets by professional associations and farmers.

29 January 2016

by Van Gelis

THE REFUGEES AND THE KURDS

THE REFUGEES AND THE KURDS

Why is EU turning a blind eye to Turkey's human rights violations?

25 January 2016

by Miray Aslan

Greece and the Euro:GREXIT A Divorce Made in Heaven.Part 2

Greece and the Euro:GREXIT A Divorce Made in Heaven.Part 2

A GREXIT will become inevitable from the moment Greeks decide they want to live in the country and survive once more as a nation instead of decomposing internally or fragmenting to the four corners of the earth.

20 January 2016

by Van Gelis

Will a “No” at the Dutch Referendum on the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement Change the Deal ?

Will a “No” at the Dutch Referendum on the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement Change the Deal ?

For Western European people, it’s hard to be in favor of a system where the US places trouble in the EU neighborhood and asks later EU member states to pay the bill for a bottomless pit.

20 January 2016

by Lionel Baland

Iran and the End of the Sanctions Regime: Hope, Change and More of the Same

Iran and the End of the Sanctions Regime: Hope, Change and More of the Same

On Saturday, January 16th, the economic sanctions that had been imposed on the Islamic Republic of Iran by the U.S., and by other countries at the behest of the U.S. since 1979 (and broadened and expanded in 1995 and 2006) were finally lifted... sort of.

19 January 2016

by Navid Nasr

EU on Western Balkan route

EU on Western Balkan route

It was confirmed by EU leadership, that countries of the Western Balkans would be eligible for EU membership if they met the criteria established at the Copenhagen European Council in June 1993.

14 January 2016

by Normunds Grostins

Priština violence is a “déjà-vu” Albanian tactic

Priština violence is a “déjà-vu” Albanian tactic

On January 6, four MPs of the Kosovo Albanian extreme nationalist opposition party were brought to trial for lobbing tear gas cannister in the Priština parliament.

11 January 2016

by Aleksandar Mitic

Bosnia 2016: The Fate of Republika Srpska is the Fate of Serbia and Russia

Bosnia 2016: The Fate of Republika Srpska is the Fate of Serbia and Russia

No matter what other explosive geopolitical pivots and conflicts draw the attention of the mainstream media and the information war, the Balkans always remain a crucial point on the map and in the strategies of geopolitical actors.

11 January 2016

by Jafe Arnold

Greece and the Euro: A Marriage Made in Hell. Part 1

Greece and the Euro: A Marriage Made in Hell. Part 1

The initial mythology regarding Greece’s entry into the then named EEC (European Economic Community), was that Greece would develop economically and become like the advanced countries of Northern Europe.

10 January 2016

by Van Gelis

Just as in the First World War in Belgium: A Surge in Nationalism in Europe is a Reaction to Globalist Aggression

Just as in the First World War in Belgium: A Surge in Nationalism in Europe is a Reaction to Globalist Aggression

In different countries of Europe, the nationalist parties got in 2015 very good results in elections or in opinion polls. This eruption is not something new in the history.

08 January 2016

by Lionel Baland

Cologne Attacks: Europe’s Political Correctness Sickness Has Gone Too Far

Cologne Attacks: Europe’s Political Correctness Sickness Has Gone Too Far

Under which circumstances could it be considered acceptable to cover up or downplay an incident of public and coordinated mass sexual assaults?

08 January 2016

by Danielle Ryan

Yemen: One More Episode of the Imperialist Crusade.Part 1.

Yemen: One More Episode of the Imperialist Crusade.Part 1.

And one more bloody episode of the Empire’s drive to maintain its hegemonic role in the oil-rich region of the Middle East and worldwide

08 January 2016

by Panagiotis Papargyris

Polish liberalism’s moral faux pas

Polish liberalism’s moral faux pas

The hypocrisy of the liberal elite in Poland is reaching grotesque levels. Until just a few days ago they were ‘defending democracy,’ now they say they are ‘in a war’ and this justifies everything.

05 January 2016

by Bojan Stanislawski

Sweden introduces border controls to halt flow of refugees

Sweden introduces border controls to halt flow of refugees

The new policy is intended to help slow down the flow of people seeking refuge in the country

05 January 2016

Spain deadlock deepens as political turmoil rocks Catalonia

Spain deadlock deepens as political turmoil rocks Catalonia

Artur Mas will probably have to call early elections in Barcelona

04 January 2016

Opinion: 1

European Court stops Ireland deporting Islamic State-linked man, even if he threatens national security

European Court stops Ireland deporting Islamic State-linked man, even if he threatens national security

Apparently, known terrorists have more legal rights than citizens of European countries

04 January 2016

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Lionel Baland

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Maram Susli

Australia

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Palestine-Israel

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Miray Aslan

Turkey

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Navid Nasr

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Brazil

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Seyit Aldogan

Greece

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Stevan Gajic

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Tobias Nase

Germany

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Valerijus Simulik

Lithuania

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Van Gelis

Greece

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