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#DDay75 – Axis of Evil

#DDay75 – Axis of Evil

| June 6, 2019

Seventy-five years ago, America was getting its first news reports as America’s fighting men were landing on Omaha and Utah beaches. They weren’t in America. They were storming the beaches of Normandy, writes Christopher Suprun, TX Elector in 2016 Presidential Election. They fought a war on other continents across the world from Omaha, Nebraska and Utah. […]

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Leaders salute ‘raw courage’ of #DDay75 veterans on Normandy’s beaches

Leaders salute ‘raw courage’ of #DDay75 veterans on Normandy’s beaches

| June 6, 2019

The leaders of France and Britain paid tribute to the sacrifice of D-Day veterans on Thursday, the 75th anniversary of the largest ever seaborne invasion that opened the way for western Europe’s liberation from Nazi Germany, write Johnny Cotton and Marine Pennetier. Inaugurating a memorial to the 22,000 soldiers under British command who were killed on 6 June […]

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#China urges boycott of UK auction of artifact seized by British soldier in 1860

#China urges boycott of UK auction of artifact seized by British soldier in 1860

| April 11, 2018

China on Tuesday (10 April) condemned the British auction of a rare bronze water vessel seized by a British soldier from Beijing’s ransacked Imperial Gardens in the 19th Century, calling for a boycott, write Se Young Lee and Fang Cheng. The auction is due to take place on Wednesday, organized by Kent-based Canterbury Auction Galleries. […]

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#Russia appears to deploy forces in Egypt, eyes on Libya role – sources

#Russia appears to deploy forces in Egypt, eyes on Libya role – sources

| March 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Russia appears to have deployed special forces to an airbase in western Egypt near the border with Libya in recent days, U.S., Egyptian and diplomatic sources say, a move that would add to U.S. concerns about Moscow’s deepening role in Libya, writes Phil Stewart, Idrees Ali and Lin Noueihed. The U.S. and diplomatic officials said […]

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#Macedonia’s political crisis takes ethnic turn

#Macedonia’s political crisis takes ethnic turn

| March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

A political crisis that has paralyzed Macedonia for two years is sliding into an ethnic dispute, with nationalists taking to the streets over a series of demands by the country’s Albanians. The issue seemed to be closed after 2001 when, following a seven-month ethnic Albanian insurgency that left more than 100 people dead, a peace […]

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Handling #Russia should not be so difficult for the West

Handling #Russia should not be so difficult for the West

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

In recent weeks, a grand ‘reset’ between the US and Russia has become politically impossible amid increasing speculation that Donald Trump and his campaign team may have come under Moscow’s influence. But such a deal was in any case destined to fail because of the irreconcilable underlying interests of the two countries, writes John Lough. This is […]

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EU announces €18 million in humanitarian aid for #Ukraine

EU announces €18 million in humanitarian aid for #Ukraine

| February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Today (20 February) Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides has announced additional funding for people affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine during his visit to the country. Today Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides has announced additional funding for people affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine during his visit […]

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