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    Europe rejects Dutch PM’s plan on Ukraine referendum
    Oct21

    Europe rejects Dutch PM’s plan on Ukraine referendum

    Prime Minister Mark Rutte got little support from the European leaders on his plan on how to deal with the Netherlands voting no in a referendum on an association agreement between the EU and Ukraine. His suggestion for a legally binding statement that will put the no-voters’ concerns at ease, got a lukewarm reception at bestThe post Europe...

    Russia Media Engage in Disinformation Outside the Country, But Can’t Fool Their Own People
    Oct21

    Russia Media Engage in Disinformation Outside the Country, But Can’t Fool Their Own People

    Image: The Kremlin. Pixabay.com Everybody knows that Russia has mounted a wide-ranging disinformation campaign against the West, using propaganda vehicles such as the RT television network, the Sputnik news agency and cyber-trolls who attack the West on the Internet while promoting the Vladimir-Putin-loving Donald Trump. The object is to sow...

    European Leaders Debate Response to Russia’s Actions in Syria
    Oct21

    European Leaders Debate Response to Russia’s Actions in Syria

    European Union heads of state continue their summit Friday in Brussels, where the EU’s response to Russia’s bombing campaign in Syria is high on the agenda. Syrian government forces began a 3-day cease-fire in Aleppo Thursday, but their Russian allies have refused to extend the deal, despite pressure from France and Germany. Despite...

    Dutch Leader Not Optimistic About Free-Trade Deal With Ukraine
    Oct21

    Dutch Leader Not Optimistic About Free-Trade Deal With Ukraine

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said he is not optimistic of reaching a deal that would pave the way for a trade agreement between the European Union and Ukraine, which was rejected by Dutch voters in a referendum in April. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    European Union Leaders Denounce Syrian Atrocities But Won’t Sanction Russia
    Oct21

    European Union Leaders Denounce Syrian Atrocities But Won’t Sanction Russia

    (BRUSSELS) — European Union leaders pledged early Friday to keep all options open to respond to any atrocities committed by President Bashar Assad’s regime and his Russian backers in Syria but stopped short of threatening Moscow with sanctions. Despite strong rhetoric against Russia’s military actions in Syria, notably in aiding...

    Islam’s Will to Power
    Oct21

    Islam’s Will to Power

    Reprinted from Linformale.eu. Of Egyptian Coptic parents and fluent in Arabic, Raymond Ibrahim is among those scholars and commentators who, like Robert Spencer and David Horowitz, is not afraid of calling a spade a spade. In this times of ours poisoned by politically correctness it comes like a breath of fresh air. He will not talk of Islam as...

    A World Gone Mad
    Oct21

    A World Gone Mad

    The relentless drumbeat against Donald Trump continues. The Washington Post on October 14 endorsed Hillary Clinton for president while also including in the print edition nine articles, three op-eds, and three letters blasting the GOP candidate, including pieces in the Style and Metro sections of the paper. On the following day there were five...

    EU leaders lash Russia over Syria but split on sanctions
    Oct21

    EU leaders lash Russia over Syria but split on sanctions

    BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders pledged early Friday to keep all options open to respond to any atrocities committed by President Bashar Assad’s regime and his Russian backers in Syria but stopped short of threatening Moscow with sanctions. European Union Council President Donald Tusk speaks to media reporters as he arrives for the...

    EU drops sanctions threat against Russia over Syria
    Oct21

    EU drops sanctions threat against Russia over Syria

    BRUSSELS: EU leaders backed down Friday from an explicit threat of sanctions against Russia over the bombing of Aleppo but warned that they would consider “all available options” if atrocities in Syria continue. Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi demanded that any mention of possible punitive measures against Moscow over the Syrian...

    Italy resists EU push for Russia sanctions over Aleppo bombings
    Oct21

    Italy resists EU push for Russia sanctions over Aleppo bombings

    Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi talks to the media as he leaves a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, on October 21, 2016. Photo: Reuters BRUSSELS: European Union leaders condemned Russia on Friday for its bombing of civilians in Syria’s besieged city of Aleppo but faced resistance from Italy to impose new...