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Christmas gift-bringers of Europe (MAP)
Dec15

Christmas gift-bringers of Europe (MAP)

Santa Claus is relentlessly trying to enter our European households (mostly through our mailboxes rather than chimneys), but Father Christmas, Baby Jesus, Grandfather Frost, and other traditional gift-bringers have managed to fend him off so far (well, sort of). Each country (or region) has its own traditional Christmas gift-bringer. Some of them...

How wars are now won and lost on social media
Dec05

How wars are now won and lost on social media

Late at night on July 28, 2014, 16-year-old Farah Baker should have been asleep. Instead, the Gaza resident was cowering in fear as flares exploded around her, while sharing her terror in a flurry of tweets. “Flares in the sky all the time,” she tweeted, along with a photo showing a streak of light. “I AM CRYING AND CAN’T STAND BOMBS SOUND!...

Chinese vice premier to visit Ukraine, Greece, Italy
Nov30

Chinese vice premier to visit Ukraine, Greece, Italy

Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai will visit Ukraine, Greece and Italy from December 4 to 13, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson announced Thursday. …read more Source:...

An eye-opening look at sexual consent ages around Europe! (MAP)
Nov30

An eye-opening look at sexual consent ages around Europe! (MAP)

The age of consent, while it has no concrete legal definition, is widely understood to mean the lowest age at which a person is legally competent to give consent to sexual activity with another person. However, the exact definition varies from country to country, and there are other factors that can may make an otherwise illegal sexual act...

EU to increase resources to counter what it perceives as Russian propaganda
Nov14

EU to increase resources to counter what it perceives as Russian propaganda

Following developments in Eastern Europe and Catalonia, EU foreign affairs ministers pledged more resources to fight against foreign interference in Europe, in particular coming from Russian actors. “I asked the ministers to support my request to increase the human and financial resources” to fight against disinformation and propaganda coming...

Worried about Russia’s march on grain markets? It could be worse!
Nov03

Worried about Russia’s march on grain markets? It could be worse!

Russian grain is flowing around the world in a way not seen since the last years of the Tsarist empire a century ago but the country’s export expansion looks set to hit a wall because of a lack of infrastructure. While Russia has increased its capacity to export grain ninefold over the last 15 years even that impressive increase will not be...

NATO: Turkey will face consequences if it buys S-400 missiles
Oct26

NATO: Turkey will face consequences if it buys S-400 missiles

A leading NATO official has said that Turkey will face “consequences” if it purchases a Russian air-defense system. “The principal of sovereignty obviously exists in acquisition of defense equipment, but the same way that nations are sovereign in making their decision, they are also sovereign in facing the consequences of that decision,” said...

Alexander Dugin: The one Russian linking Trump, Putin & Erdogan
Oct23

Alexander Dugin: The one Russian linking Trump, Putin & Erdogan

The Russian ultra-nationalist dubbed “Putin’s Rasputin” by Breitbart News when it was run by President Donald Trump’s chief strategist, Steve Bannon, has emerged as an unlikely foreign-policy fixer for the Kremlin. Alexander Dugin, whose bushy beard gives him a passing resemblance to the Siberian mystic who bewitched the last...

BREAKING: 5 dead, 6 wounded by car in Ukraine! (PHOTOS)
Oct18

BREAKING: 5 dead, 6 wounded by car in Ukraine! (PHOTOS)

A car crashed on pedestrians in Ukraine killing five and injuring six more. The scene is horrific. Authorities say it does not appear to be a terrorist act as witnesses saw the car crashing on another vehicle before hitting the people. …read more Source:...

Plenty of goals in Champions League 3rd round (videos)
Oct18

Plenty of goals in Champions League 3rd round (videos)

On a night that produced a total of 31 goals for the UEFA Champion’s League competition, Liverpool recorded their largest victory away from home scoring 7 goals in the group match against Slovenian Maribor, while Spartak Moscow crushed Sevilla 5-1. In Other matches Cypriot side APEOL managed to clinch a point at home against German giants...

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