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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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German spy agency chief says does not believe Gulen behind #Turkey coup attempt

German spy agency chief says does not believe Gulen behind #Turkey coup attempt

| March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Turkish government has failed to convince Germany’s BND foreign intelligence agency that U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen was behind last summer’s failed coup in Turkey, the BND head told a German magazine. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and the Turkish government accuse Gulen of orchestrating Turkey’s failed coup on July 15 in which more than 240 […]

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#ConflictMinerals: The bloody truth behind your smartphone

#ConflictMinerals: The bloody truth behind your smartphone

High-tech equipment such as smartphones, tablets and cars are able to run thanks to minerals and metals such as tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold. However, as their mining and illegal trade are often controlled by armed groups, they also help to feed a vicious circle of conflicts. On 16 March MEPs voted in favour of […]

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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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