International Politics


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Jan 12th, 2017 by Remington1 last post
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U.S. drone strike kills 15 civilians in Afghanistan, United Nations says
U.S. drone strike kills 15 civilians in Afghanistan, United Nations says At least 15 civilians were killed and 13 wounded in a U.S. unmanned aircraft strike in eastern Afghanistan, the United Nations said, calling for an independent investigation into... (by Danbones)
Jan 11th, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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Queen Elizabeth isn't Britain's legitimate monarch
The real king lives in Australia. Wait until you hear what he has to say about the Queen and the UK. I can't really blame him. It's hosted by Sir Tony Robinson, who isn't a real Kuh-Niggett, cuz Liz ain't the real queen. ... (by Murphy)
Jan 11th, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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EU Boss: Citizens Should Not Get to Vote on Important Issues
EU Boss: Citizens Should Not Get to Vote on Important Issues On his way out of office, the rotating head of the European Union Council called on EU leaders to stop letting citizens vote on important issues that could threaten the increasingly... (by Danbones)
Jan 10th, 2017 by spaminator last post
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Kim Jong Un promises long-range missiles ’in final stages’ in New Year's message
Kim Jong Un promises long-range missiles âin final stagesâ in New Year's message (by spaminator)
Jan 10th, 2017 by mentalfloss last post
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Forbes: China transitions to Clean Energy while Trump waffles
Leggo my Eggo China Is Going All In On Clean Energy As The U.S. Waffles. How Is That Making America Great Again? For months, the clean energy discussion in the U.S. has been dominated by two questions: First, will the new administration really... (by mentalfloss)
Jan 9th, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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Tough Theresa will beat the EU's tinpot tyrants
Contrary to the beliefs of the defeated and bitter Remoaners, Theresa May isn't muddled over Brexit. She just hasn't finished her post-Brexit plans yet... TREVOR KAVANAGH Tough Theresa May will beat tinpot tyrants and EU leaders will see it was a... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 9th, 2017 by spaminator last post
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Monk set self on fire to protest sex-slave compensation: Officials
Monk set self on fire to protest sex-slave compensation: Officials | World | New (by spaminator)
Jan 9th, 2017 by spaminator last post
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Iran's former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani dead at 82
Iran's former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani dead at 82 | World | News | Tor (by spaminator)
Jan 8th, 2017 by Murphy last post
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UK to overtake France and Germany to become Europe's most populous nation by 2050
Britain's population is set to overtake that of France within 13 years because of the impact of high immigration, EU estimates have said. Numbers of people living here will top French levels in 2030 and will keep rising to make Britain the most... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 7th, 2017 by EagleSmack last post
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What explains the idiocy of the liberal elite? It’s their education
Enough! Enough! For months, the so-called liberal elite has been writing articles, having radio and TV discussions, giving sermons (literally) and making speeches in which it has struggled to understand those strange creatures: ordinary people. ... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 7th, 2017 by mentalfloss last post
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A crude hatchet job on Mrs May and a cynical bid to stop Brexit
Predictably, there was always going to be a point when Theresa Mays critics would declare that her honeymoon as Prime Minister had ended. Such is the vicious world of politics. And so this weeks resignation of Sir Ivan Rogers, Britains... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 7th, 2017 by spaminator last post
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Canadian arrested in Turkey for ’insulting’ president on social media: lawyer
Canadian arrested in Turkey for âinsultingâ president on social media: lawyer | (by spaminator)
Jan 6th, 2017 by mentalfloss last post
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How Australia learned to stop worrying about debt
'Good debt': how the Coalition learned to stop worrying and love the deficit The treasurer, Scott Morrison, is hitting the airwaves to sell the benefits of debt as a vital source of capital marking a further departure from Abbott-Turnbull government... (by mentalfloss)
Jan 6th, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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British workers take biggest drop in real wages of all G20 countries
British workers suffered the biggest drop in real wages of all major G20 countries in the three years to 2013, according to the International Labour Organisation (ILO). Labour said the report underlined why the government has been unable to get the... (by tay)
Jan 5th, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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UK's 'trailblazing' food and drinks industry is defying Brexit doom-mongers
Britain's booming food and drink industry is defying Brexit doom-mongers and challenging national stereotypes around the world by selling cheese to France, chocolate to Switzerland and even wine to Italy, official figures reveal. Britain's ... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 5th, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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Larry the 10 Downing Street cat shows his support for Brexit
Larry the cat has been spotted on Downing Street in a new collar. Having been snapped for the first time since Christmas, it appears the new decoration could be a Christmas present. Many online have joked that it could mean the political puss... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 4th, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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UK's ambassador to the EU, Sir Ivan Rogers, resigns
The UK's ambassador to the EU, Sir Ivan Rogers, has resigned. Sir Ivan, appointed to the job by David Cameron in 2013, had been expected to play a key role in Brexit talks expected to start within months. Brexiteers have welcomed the resignation of... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 3rd, 2017 by Ludlow last post
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Moscow mocks obama
Le Lol! Ann Coulter Verified account ‏@AnnCoulter Obama expels 35 Russian... (by Locutus)
Jan 3rd, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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Why the EU's hypocrite-in-chief is an example of the hubris that could tear it apart
He is the Eurosceptic gift that just keeps on giving. Indeed, he is possibly the greatest weapon at the Brexiteers' disposal more so even than Nigel Farage or Boris Johnson, or those bonkers EU regulations on the correct shape of bananas. But for... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 3rd, 2017 by tay last post
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Farage aide George Cottrell Faces 20 Yrs in USA Jail
UKIP volunteer and former aide to ex-party leader Nigel Farage has admitted to offenses including blackmail, extortion and money laundering and could be imprisoned in the U.S. for up to 20 years, the Telegraph reported Tuesday. George Cottrell,... (by tay)
Jan 2nd, 2017 by Ludlow last post
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'An incredible chess move': Putin checkmates Obama after symbolic sanctions manoeuvre
It was one of the most brilliant geopolitical chess moves in over a decade, and it involved doing... (by Mowich)
Jan 2nd, 2017 by Cliffy last post
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Gap, H&M + others trying to defeat 40 cent an hour minimum wage
Last summer, Gap raised eyebrows when it became the first American apparel company to publicly sign a contract in Myanmar since President Barack Obama eased sanctions. At the time, Gap said, The apparel industry will play a key role in helping to fuel... (by tay)
Jan 1st, 2017 by MHz last post
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Theresa May rebukes US for 'inappropriate' attack on Israel
Theresa May has attacked the current US administration over its condemnation of the Israeli government, in comments which appeared to align her with Donald Trump. The Prime Ministers spokesman criticised John Kerry, the outgoing US Secretary of... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 1st, 2017 by MHz last post
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Something About This Russia Story Stinks
ya think? Nearly a decade and a half after the Iraq-WMD faceplant, the American press is again asked to co-sign a dubious intelligence assessment In an extraordinary development Thursday, the Obama administration announced a series of sanctions... (by Locutus)
Jan 1st, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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At least we know Boris Johnson won’t put up with b*****ks in Brexit proceedings
In the past few weeks, the no-nonsense Foreign Secretary has managed to upset Italian Foreign Secretary Carlos Calenda, most of Europe's leaders and PM Theresa May... ... Good! ROD LIDDLE At least we know Boris Johnson wont put up with... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 1st, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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Tinseltown executives 'set to swoop for rights to the inside story of Brexit'
Hollywood producers are in talks about making a film documenting Nigel Farage and the Brexit campaign. The film could be based on the diary of Arron Banks, the main financial backer for Leave.EU which campaigned to take Britain out of the European... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 31st, 2016 by spaminator last post
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Police in Brazil suspect wife in murder of Greek ambassador after body found in burne
Police in Brazil suspect wife in murder of Greek ambassador after body found in (by spaminator)
Dec 31st, 2016 by Curious Cdn last post
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2017 will be one long vampire scream from the liberal elite
James Delingpole's 10 predictions for 2017... James Delingpole 2017 will be one long vampire scream from the liberal elite James Delingpole ... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 31st, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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2016 was the Age of Hysteria for the once stoic British
From snowflake students demanding the removal of a statue of the great Cecil Rhodes to the crazed over-reaction to Brexit and Trump, 2016 was the year in which the once stoic and tolerant British lost their collective marbles... Age of hysteria: We... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 30th, 2016 by petros last post
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Bolivia Announces Complete Ban On Rothschild Owned Banks Bolivia reclaimed financial
Bolivia has followed in Hungary's footsteps and has kicked the Rothschild's banks out of the country. Bolivia has re-claimed its financial independence by not responding to financial pressure from the U.S government or Rothschild owned banking... (by Cliffy)
Dec 30th, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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The IPPR is simply trying to create anti-Brexit noise
How much more desperate can the Remain lobbys propaganda become? Having had its predictions of instant economic doom comprehensively disproved by events, it is dreaming up ever more devious ways of trying the hector the country into thinking... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 30th, 2016 by Danbones last post
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Kremlin says Washington must prove hacking accusations or shut up
Kremlin says Washington must prove hacking accusations or shutup. With all the fake news we've been subjected to, time for the known liars to put up or shut up "After Threatening Russia, Obama Heads to Hawaii for Vacation It appears that the... (by Danbones)
Dec 29th, 2016 by captain morgan last post
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2017: Europe's year of rage
After the tumult of 2016, Europe could do with a year of calm. It wont get one. Elections are to be held in four of the six founder members of the European project, and populist Eurosceptic forces are on the march in each one. There will be at least... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 29th, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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Cameron is lined up to be the UK's candidate as head of Nato
David Cameron is being lined up as a contender to be the next secretary general of Nato. Officials believe the former prime minister is the most likely candidate to be successful if Theresa May wants to get a Briton appointed to Europe's top... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 29th, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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French mayor names road in his town Brexit Street
A French mayor has named a road in his town Brexit Street to 'pay tribute to the sovereign British people' who voted to leave the EU, it has emerged. Julien Sanchez, the Front National mayor of Beaucaire in the southern Gard département, insists he... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 28th, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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Of course the Queen supports Brexit. She knows her people better than any politician
For the third time in recent years, our magnificent Queen has cut through the delusional, self-serving bluster of the British Establishment and has asked one of her simple but devastatingly revealing questions: Whats so bad about leaving the... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 27th, 2016 by Cannuck last post
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Corbyn hits back after Obama
Obama really lost his way from being a socialist 8 years ago..... Labour leaders spokesman says he stands for what most people want after outgoing US presidents fact and reality remarks The departing US president was giving an in-depth... (by tay)
Dec 26th, 2016 by MHz last post
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Brexit means that Britain will be boss again
We know what people voted against, say half-clever pundits, but its far from clear what they voted for. Actually, its very clear: the British voted to leave the EU and take back control of their own laws. They didnt dictate precisely what kind... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 26th, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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BBC's Laura Kuenssberg suggests the Queen did back Brexit
During the EU referendum, The Sun ran a front page story which stated that the Queen backed Brexit. In the days and weeks that followed, the paper received much flak over the legitimacy of the story, with blame being pointed in Brexiteer Michael Goves... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 25th, 2016 by Ludlow last post
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How many MORE atrocities before leaders stop their lying?
We will do whatever is necessary. That means long-range weapons, short weapons, machine guns, even if this sounds martial. These were the words of German politician Klaus Bouillon, a member of Mrs Merkel's CDU party, in response to yet another... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 24th, 2016 by Curious Cdn last post
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World War Three, by Mistake
On June 3, 1980, at about two-thirty in the morning, computers at the National Military Command Center, beneath the Pentagon, at the headquarters of the North American Air Defense Command (NORAD), deep within Cheyenne Mountain, Colorado, and at Site... (by Locutus)
Dec 24th, 2016 by Bar Sinister last post
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Why the 17,410,742 Leave voters are the heroes of 2016
Ignore all the nonsense about 2016 being the worst year ever. This year has confirmed that huge numbers of people are unafraid and unbowed, and are willing to revolt against established opinion and sweep aside institutions they consider unjust. Leave has... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 23rd, 2016 by DaSleeper last post
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Russian Ambassador has just been assassinated
Guess who's next? :) Russia's ambassador to Turkey fatally shot in Ankara Andrey Karlov, the Russian ambassador to Turkey, was shot and killed in the capital Ankara on Monday. An... (by mentalfloss)
Dec 23rd, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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We misinterpret the message of Brexit at our peril
The vote for Brexit was a thunderous rumble of national indignation, an outpouring of frustrated fury that shook the foundations of the British state. We misinterpret its meaning at our peril... What did the Brexit vote reveal about the UK? Mark... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 23rd, 2016 by Blackleaf last post
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In 2016 we have the echoes of 1914
2016 has been a momentous year. The UK's vote to leave the European Union and the election of Donald Trump confounded expectations, while the wars in Syria and Yemen caused more bloodshed. BBC Radio 4's Today programme asked top historians which... (by Blackleaf)