Friday , 13 December 2019

Europe

Soros-funded NGOs aiming to bring down our govt – Hungarian Foreign Minister (video)

Hungary has had enough. The nation’s government has declared a battle against organizations funded by George Soros, calling for transparency within foreign-backed NGOs operating in the country. The move has already been condemned by Brussels, but Budapest has long refused to tow the EU line – on refugees, ties with Russia, and other issues. Can Hungary continue to put its …

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Four EU States Agree on Joint Train Passengers Database to Fight Terrorism

Belgium, the Netherlands, France and the United Kingdom have reached an agreement on joint database on passengers traveling by international trains in an effort to counter possible terrorism threats, Belgian RTL radio reported on Friday. BRUSSELS (Sputnik) – According to the broadcaster, the agreement was reached on the sidelines of an informal meeting of EU interior ministers in Malta on …

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First International NATO Troops Arrived in Lithuania

The first Belgian troops of the international NATO battalion formed under German leadership arrive in Lithuania. About 30 soldiers had already arrived at Palanga Airport, dozens more are due to arrive on January 26. Unfortunate start Part of US armored vehicles deployed in NATO countries has been damaged during the transfer to Poland. In addition, some American tanks accidentally arrived …

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Dissident ‘IRA’ Group Claims Responsibility for N Ireland Police Shooting

BELFAST (Sputnik) — Using a recognized codeword, the New IRA claimed responsibility for Sunday’s attack at a petrol station, which it said was intended to kill two police officers, the Irish News reported. The group said the attack had been planned for months and was not connected to the current political trouble that led to the collapse of the Northern Ireland Assembly. The assailants ambushed two Police Service …

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Ukraine Has Become a ‘Weak Spot of Europe, Creating Trouble for Everyone’

Even though Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko considers NATO membership for his country as a strategic priority and hails its relations with the Alliance as ”unprecedented,” Ukraine still keeps knocking on NATO’s door. NATO remains divided about over Ukraine’s bid to join in, but is ready to cooperate with Kiev with no strings attached, the newspaper Izvestia reported, citing an unnamed …

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Fillon: Russia should be Europe’s partner to fight terrorism

Russia should be a partner for Europe in order to jointly tackle a terrorist threat and other international challenges, French presidential candidate Francois Fillon said on Monday.   “Russia should be a partner for the European nation, we need it in particular for countering a terrorist threat. We should not reveal weakness to our Russian partner, we have common interests which should be protected jointly. I want open …

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What the Supreme Court Brexit decision means, and what happens now

MPs must be given a vote on triggering Article 50, after a humiliating defeat for the government in the Supreme Court. The ruling, handed down by Supreme Court president Lord Neuberger this morning, means the Prime Minister will not be allowed to start the Brexit process without parliamentary scrutiny. He revealed the court voted by a majority of 8 to …

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Former PM Romano Prodi calls Europe to scrap anti-Russian sanctions

Italy’s former Prime Minister and European Commission ex-president Romano Prodi called on Europe to scrap immediately the anti-Russian sanctions, rather than waiting for US president Donald Trump would do it first. “Sanctions are effective not only when they are imposed but also when they are lifted. Lifting them from Russia now can prove to be a more efficient policy,” said …

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French presidential candidate Fillon says relationship with Russia should be rebuilt

Former Prime Minister of France, presidential candidate Francois Fillon has criticized Western countries for conducting the aggressive policy towards Russia in an interview to Le Monde. According to his words, the military rivalry with Moscow was a big mistake. Francois Fillon said: “Has the West always been reliable? Not introduced if ever misled by Russia for Libya, in Kosovo, for …

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