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Tag Archives: Britain

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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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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Think Twice: Topol-M Nuclear ICBMs Safeguarding Russia

AFP 2016/ ALEXANDER NEMENOV

Russia’s nuclear triad guarantees the nation’s security and sovereignty, RIA Novosti political analyst Alexander Khrolenko notes, adding that Moscow’s Topol-M ICBMs’ test launches demonstrate Russia’s strong defense commitment. Each launch of Russia’s intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) Topol-M shows the country’s strong determination to protect its borders, RIA Novosti political analyst Alexander Khrolenko writes in his article. On January 16 Moscow conducted a successful …

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Trump worries Nato with ‘obsolete’ comment

THE TIMES

A statement by US President-elect Donald Trump that Nato is “obsolete” has caused “worry” in the alliance, Germany’s foreign minister says. Frank-Walter Steinmeier said it was a contradiction of comments made days ago by Mr Trump’s incoming defence chief. Mr Trump also said German Chancellor Angela Merkel had made “a catastrophic mistake” by admitting more than one million migrants. And …

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