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BREAKING: EU Parliament to call for a Nord Stream 2 construction freeze because of Navalny

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BREAKING : EU Parliament wants to call for a Nord Stream 2 construction freeze because of Navalny. "responsible for attacks on members of the oppositionFinally, EU started to act like it should have from very beginning! Great News!"After the Russian attack on Navalny we also have to talk about the energy issue," EPP parliament ...

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Disappointing Chinese Vaccine Results Pose Setback for Developing World

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Disappointing Chinese Vaccine Results Pose Setback for Developing WorldBrazil says CoronaVac has an efficacy rate just over 50 percent, much lower than previously announced. More than 380 million doses have already been ordered.Scientists in Brazil have downgraded the efficacy of a Chinese coronavirus vac ...

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British artists upset UK rejected EU offer for visa-waiver

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Independent[/url]"]Thom Yorke leads condemnation of ‘spineless’ decision to ‘reject’ EU offer to waive touring visasThe Independent understands that ‘standard’ proposal exempting musicians from visa process was rejected because the government is denying that same right to EU artists visiting the UKMusicians and other mem ...

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Chinese vaccine’s arrival in Turkey delayed, as Ankara is forced to agree to extradite Uighurs

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The arrival in Turkey of the Chinese Covid-19 vaccine Sinovac has been delayed after a resurgence in cases of the virus in Beijing.Delivery of the vaccine has been put back by “a day or two”, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said in a statement on Twitter on Sunday.The arrival of the first shipment of Sinovac had been expected on Mond ...

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'Make what you want seem normal': David Frost and the Brexit deal

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The Guardian[/url]"]Make what you want seem normal': David Frost and the Brexit dealBritish chief negotiator, or ‘Great Frost’ to the PM, said short-term costs of Brexit will be outweighed by long-term benefitsFor good or ill, David Frost knew how to get under Michel Barnier’s skin. The British chief negotiator’s habit in ...

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Senior staff at HSBC, Standard Chartered and Deutsche Bank are Chinese Communist Party members

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The Telegraph[/url]"]Senior staff at HSBC, Standard Chartered and Deutsche Bank are Chinese Communist Party membersThe disclosures raise major questions about the independence of major institutions that operate in ChinaHundreds of senior employees at British banks HSBC and Standard Chartered have been members of the Chines ...

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EU Summit December 2020

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The summit of EU leaders is to be held tomorrow to decide on 3 very hot-topics.1) The imposition of sanctions on Turkey2) The EU budget and the veto of Poland and Hungary3) Brexit1) The imposition of sanctions on TurkeySanctions against Turkey at the very least for arms should be a given as Turkey has in the course of a single year:a) ...

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The US is loosing the technology war against China

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Germany will allow Huawei to build out part of its 5G network, the business daily Handelsblatt reported last week after viewing a new draft law that the Angela Merkel government will submit to the Bundestag next month.Japan and South Korea politely but firmly refused to exclude the Chinese telecommunicatio ...

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Germany shuns plea for Turkey arms embargo

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Politico[/url]"]Greece blasts Berlin for shunning plea for Turkey arms embargoGermany failing EU leadership test, Greek foreign minister says.Nikos Dendias accused Germany of failing to live up to its leadership role in the EUATHENS — Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias accused Germany of failing to live up to its leade ...

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Michael Rubin: "Judge Ankara by its actions not its words"

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ekathimerini[/url]"]Judge Ankara by its actions not its wordsTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan seen in a file photo. ‘To join a US-Turkey lobby group today means endorsing Erdogan’s agenda in a way few credible American businessmen are willing to do,’ says the writer.Almost every single US secretary of state has visi ...

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Joe Biden's Secretary of State pick Tony Blinken said Brexit was like a dog being run over by a car

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Antony Blinken, Joe Biden's reported pick for Secretary of State, last year said Brexit was a "total mess" and likened it to "the dog that caught the car and the car goes into reverse and runs over the dog."Blinken, who served as Deputy Secretary of State from 2013 to 2015, also said it "clearly ...

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Door-Blocking: Power's post-toddler morality

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urban dictionary[/url]"]door blockingthe process in which you block short and/or lame people from the most sacred of garages. objects used to block the door include ottomans, vaccums, tires, couch cushions, and ot ...

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Michael Rubin: “Turkey today is to radical Islamism what Saudi Arabia was in the 20th century”

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AEI[/url]"]Michael Rubin: “Turkey today is to radical Islamism what Saudi Arabia was in the 20th century”November 20, 2020“Every dictator wakes up wondering if today could be his last” states Michael Rubin for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in an interview with Evangelos D. Kokkinos for pe ...

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German defence minister to Macron: "EU needs US security guarantees"

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Politico[/url]"]German defense minister to Macron: EU depends on US security guaranteeAnnegret Kramp-Karrenbauer says the EU needs more independence but will still depend on the US.German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer doubled down Tuesday on her assertion that Europe must continue to rely on U.S. ...

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Why is Brexit going to be the beginning of the end for the EU...

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In the next few days an announcement will be made that Britain and the EU have churned out a deal. It will be followed by a market rally and cheers across the continent. The usual narratives will play out. Britain got this, EU got that, now "we will be free of the British sabotaging our project" the EU will proclaim. "We will be free ...

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