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Canadian Ambassador to Ireland Tackles Protester at Dublin Ceremony

Kevin Vickers Tackles Protester
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 5:30pm 5/26/2016 at 5:30pm
Kevin Vickers Tackles Protester

Canadian Ambassador to Ireland Kevin Vickers to the rescue again! He tackled a protestor who attempted to interrupt a memorial service in Dublin.

The name should ring a bell since Vickers shot gunman Michael Zehaf-Bibeau in 2014 when he ambushed Parliament Hill. Vickers served as the House of Commons sergeant-at-arms at...

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Portuguese Officials Searching For Other NATO Moles

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 4:00pm 5/26/2016 at 4:00pm
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Portuguese intelligence officers have decided to search for other moles after they discovered one of their own passed NATO secrets to Russia.

Italian police arrested Frederico Carvalhão, a senior officer in Portugal’s SIS intelligence service, along with an alleged Russian SVR intelligence agent. However, SIS believe others helped Carvalhão extract confidential and...

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Netanyahu Turns Down French Initiative, Wants to Meet With Abbas

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 5:30pm 5/24/2016 at 5:30pm
Valls Meets Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told French Prime Minister Manuel Valls he wants to hold a one-on-one meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas instead of a multinational conference in Paris. Netanyahu thinks Abbas will use the conference as a way to ignore direct negotiations with Israel.

France has scheduled the peace talks...

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Austrian Mail-In Ballots Choose Independent Candidate For President

Van der Bellen Wins Austria
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 23, 2016 at 12:30pm 5/23/2016 at 12:30pm
Van der Bellen Wins Austria

Independent candidate Alexander Van der Bellen, backed by the Green Party, has become Austria’s new head of state. He barely beat Freedom Party candidate Norbert Hofer.

The Interior Ministry counted over 700,000 ballots, almost 12% of the country’s registered voters, to determine the winner.

Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka announced the results:

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Russia Angry Over Ukraine’s Eurovision Win

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 2:30pm 5/15/2016 at 2:30pm
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A few Russian officials have demanded a Ukraine boycott after singer Jamala won Eurovision with her song “1944,” which is about the USSR deportation of the Crimean Tatars.

Well, maybe if Russia did not invade east Ukraine or annex Crimea, people would not hate them so much.

Jamala, a Crimean Tatar, drew inspiration ...

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U.S., Poland Officially Break Ground On New Missile Defense Site

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 6:00pm 5/14/2016 at 6:00pm
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The United States and Poland have broken ground on the site of the new defense missile site, which will probably anger Mother Russia. But what else is new?

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work tried to assure by reminding them the site will only protect NATO members:

“Today we stand at a strategic inflection...

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Russia: U.S. Missile Defense in Romania a Threat

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 13, 2016 at 10:30am 5/13/2016 at 10:30am
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The new U.S. missile defense system in Romania has sent Russia into quite a tizzy. So much so that the Kremlin mentioned nuclear war.

Andrey Kelin, a senior official in the Russian Foreign Ministry, said the actions “by NATO can only exacerbate an already difficult situation.”

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PHOTOS: Europe, Russia Celebrate 71st Victory Day

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 7:00am 5/10/2016 at 7:00am
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Europe and Russia spent the last few days celebrating the 71st Victory in Europe Day (VE Day) to mark the end of World war II.

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Germany: Clash Between “Merkel Must Go” and “Nazis Out” Protesters

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 8, 2016 at 6:00pm 5/8/2016 at 6:00pm
Merkel Must Go protests in Germany

There have been a number of anti-refugee protests in Germany over the past several months as Germans express their dissatisfaction with Angela Merkel’s disastrous “open door” policy for refugees flooding into Germany.

This weekend, there was a clash between “Merkel Must Go” protesters and pro-migrant “Nazis Out” protesters.

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Spanish Judge Issues Arrest Warrants for Putin’s Friends, Officials

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 10:00am 5/4/2016 at 10:00am
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A judge in Spain’s National Court has sent out international arrest warrants for Russian citizens, including some close to President Vladimir Putin, allegedly linked to the mafia.

Judge Jose de la Mata, who investigates organized crime, found “very serious facts” against each of the men stemming from the Troika operation. The court...

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Brussels Cancels ‘March Against Fear’ Due to Security Concerns

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 27, 2016 at 7:30am 3/27/2016 at 7:30am
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A sad irony is taking place in Brussels this weekend as a planned “March Against Fear” has been cancelled after local officials voiced safety concerns.

The AFP reports, via Yahoo News:

Organisers cancel Sunday’s Brussels...

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VIDEO: Another Palestinian disruption of Brussels Memorial

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 26, 2016 at 6:00pm 3/26/2016 at 6:00pm
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This is getting to be a really, really sick habit.

The other day we posted videos of anti-Israel protesters disrupting a makeshift memorial to those killed in the Brussels terror attack, by ripping up, standing on and covering up a small Israeli flag, Of course: Israel haters disrupt Brussels Memorial site:

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How Brussels became Hub of Islamist Terror

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 11:30am 3/24/2016 at 11:30am
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A series of bomb attacks that rocked Belgium’s capital on Tuesday, targeting Brussels airport and subway system, has now claimed more than 34 lives. Police are still hunting for suspects and just like November’s deadly Paris terror attacks, the trail once again leads to the notorious Molenbeek district of Brussels.

Just last week, the Belgian Police...

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Brussels terror attacks: Multiple Bombings (LIVE Updates)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 8:17am 3/22/2016 at 8:17am
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Brussel’s, the capital of Belgium, has been rocked by a series of deadly blasts this morning.

According to latest reports, 23 people have been killed and 55 injured after explosions at three locations around the city. 13 people have reportedly been killed in the blasts at the Brussels’ Zaventem airport...

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Europe is shifting to the Right

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 2:00pm 3/19/2016 at 2:00pm
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Candidates of the so-called “right” or even so-called “far right” are gaining support all over Europe. Because Europe’s political parties tend to be skewed somewhat to the left of ours, these terms don’t mean exactly what they would in this country, but the trend is clear.

Here’s how an article from Vox...

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Small Swedish Town Shaken by Migrant Sexual Attacks

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 10:30am 3/13/2016 at 10:30am
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While much of the attention focused on Europe’s refugee crisis has been focused on Germany, Sweden is also experiencing quite serious problems associated with the influx of Middle Eastern, Asian, and North African immigrants and refugees.

Not only have Swedish officials been accused of covering up the sexual assaults and rapes of...

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France: Riots over proposed increase to 35-hour work week

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 11:30am 3/10/2016 at 11:30am
Nationwide protests in France against Labour Reforms

On Wednesday, March 9, 2016, France was hit by nationwide protests and rail strikes. Students teamed up with unions across France to protest against the proposed labour reforms, including the scrapping of 35-hour working week.

Sluggish economic growth and rising unemployment have forced France’s socialist President Francois Hollande to push for a labour...

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