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    Spicer: Britain should look to the EU’s true heroine
    Feb28

    Spicer: Britain should look to the EU’s true heroine

    Day after day, night after terrifying night, flimsy little boats dump their human cargo into the angry, icy Mediterranean. Who cares? German Chancellor Angela Merkel does. Late last year, she said her country could easily “manage” one million or more refugees from the intractable conflicts in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya. Three months ago,...

    President of Prestigious Liberal Arts College ‘Respects’ Free Speech Rights of ‘Social Justice Writing’ Professor Following Anti-Semitic Facebook Posts
    Feb28

    President of Prestigious Liberal Arts College ‘Respects’ Free Speech Rights of ‘Social Justice Writing’ Professor Following Anti-Semitic Facebook Posts

    The president of Oberlin College in Ohio said that his institution “respects” the right of professors to express their views following the revelation that one of his faculty members placed anti-Semitic posts and 9/11 conspiracy theories on social media, and even claimed that the Islamic State group is not a jihadist terrorist group but rather a...

    The Latest: Hungary’s Orban orders fence on Romanian border
    Feb28

    The Latest: Hungary’s Orban orders fence on Romanian border

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on Europe’s immigration crisis. (all times local): 5 p.m. Hungary’s prime minister says he has ordered the country’s interior and defense ministers to begin preparing defenses along the border with Romania to prevent migrants from entering. Prime Minister Viktor Orban says Sunday that “if...

    Szydlo exaggerated on refugees from Ukraine in Poland
    Feb28

    Szydlo exaggerated on refugees from Ukraine in Poland

    In a politically motivated statement, Prime Minister Beat Szydlo claimed that “a million Ukrainian refugees” were living in Poland. They are, however, mostly foreign workers. …read more Source:...

    Szydlo exaggerated on refugees from Ukraine in Poland
    Feb28

    Szydlo exaggerated on refugees from Ukraine in Poland

    In a politically motivated statement, Prime Minister Beat Szydlo claimed that “a million Ukrainian refugees” were living in Poland. They are, however, mostly foreign workers. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine military forces shell Donetsk airport, Luhansk
    Feb28

    Ukraine military forces shell Donetsk airport, Luhansk

    The Ukrainian army has shelled the airport in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) and the territory of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR) in violation of a shaky truce in the eastern regions of Ukraine. “The Ukrainian army opened fire on the airport at about 10 p.m. The shelling stopped at 11...

    Pope Francis urges Europe to share migrant burden fairly
    Feb28

    Pope Francis urges Europe to share migrant burden fairly

    Pope Francis Pope Francis on Sunday urged European countries struggling with the migrant crisis to “share the burden fairly”, amid growing divisions on how to handle the flow of people fleeing poverty and war. The pontiff used his address in St Peter’s Square to hail the “generous help” offered by Greece and “other countries on the front...

    The corruption that fueled Ukraine’s 2014 revolution won’t go away
    Feb28

    The corruption that fueled Ukraine’s 2014 revolution won’t go away

    After two years under a pro-Western, pro-reform government, corruption is once again creating political crisis in Kiev. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukraine military forces shell Donetsk airport, Luhansk
    Feb28

    Ukraine military forces shell Donetsk airport, Luhansk

    The Ukrainian army has shelled the airport in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) and the territory of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR) in violation of a shaky truce in the eastern regions of Ukraine. …read more Source: Iran...

    Bulgaria’s Agriculture Lost BGN 300 M in Revenues over Russian Food Ban
    Feb28

    Bulgaria’s Agriculture Lost BGN 300 M in Revenues over Russian Food Ban

    The ban on EU food imports to Russia has resuted in BGN 300 M worth lost revenues, Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva has said. In an interview with the Bulgairan National Radio, she has explained it was not so much direct exports (worth 20 M annually) as issues related to pricing that have led to the substantial amount of money agricultural...