Europe

Poland Purchases US Missiles Causing Risk of ‘Provoking Conflict’

(GPA) Warsaw – Upon the recent confirmation of a $225 million dollar contract for air-to-surface missiles between Boeing and the Polish government, tensions are continuing to heighten in Eastern Europe. The purchase of the 70 JASSM-ER long range missiles (worth about $850,000 per unit) is already ratcheting up tension between the government officials in Warsaw […]

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Saudi Arabia Admits to Using UK-Supplied Cluster Bombs in Yemen

(GPA) Riyadh – One of the West’s key allies in the Middle East– Saudi Arabia– has admitted to what it calls “limited use” of UK-manufactured cluster bombs in Yemen. These types of munitions are banned under international law. When a cluster bomb explodes, it releases several smaller projectiles which allows the damage to spread to a larger […]

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EU Refuses to Pay for Damage They’ve Caused in Syria

(GPA) Brussels – In several European Union (EU) documents released this week, as well as in statements by EU officials it has been revealed that money won’t be coming from Brussels to rebuild Syria unless a western favored deal is struck. The EU has apparently decided against helping to repair the damage they’re in part […]

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‘Arrest Kissinger’: War Criminal to Talk at Nobel Peace Forum

(teleSUR) A petition asks why Norway is still punishing Edward Snowden for leaking revealing security documents while letting a war criminal scot free. Thousands are demanding Henry Kissinger’s arrest in Norway after the Nobel Peace Prize Committee announced the former U.S. Secretary of State and alleged war criminal will deliver a speech on peace. Nobel […]

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Report: Bombing Muslim Countries Results in More Attacks at Home

(GPA) According to a report from the European Counter Terrorism Centre (ECTC), European countries who are taking part in the US-led coalition against ISIS are more likely to suffer terrorist attacks at home– and the trend is expected to rise. France ranked especially high on the list; Belgium, Germany, and the UK are also particularly susceptible to attacks. Ultimately […]

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Russia and Ukraine Tensions Escalate as Each Country Blames the Other

(GPA) Moscow – This week tensions are flaring up between the governments in Moscow and Kiev with conflicting versions of who the aggressor is. On Tuesday the the Associated Press reported that two new divisions of Russian troops were deployed on the country’s western border with Ukraine. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said the two […]

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Heckler & Koch Will Stop Arming ‘Undemocratic and Corrupt’ Countries

(GPA) Oberndorf, Germany – German arms manufacturer Heckler & Koch has announced they’ll no longer be supplying weapons to countries they deem “undemocratic and corrupt,” many of the countries that fit this criteria are US allies. The primary countries who will lose access to the variety of pistols, rifles and submachine guns produced by the […]

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European Parliament Votes to Halt Talks on Turkey’s Membership in EU

(GPA) Strasbourg – The European Parliament held a symbolic vote on Thursday that called to freeze the process of accession of Turkey in to the European Union (EU). The vote is not binding but may be a good survey of EU member states’ feelings on continuing the negotiations.   Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) from all […]

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US, British ‘Clean House’ to Delete Syria Terror Links

(SCF) US President Barack Obama has just given the Pentagon orders to assassinate commanders of the Al Nusra terror network in Syria. American media reports over the weekend say the new urgency arises from US intelligence fears that al Qaeda-affiliated groups are preparing to mount terror attacks against Western targets from strongholds in Syria. The purported US […]

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Russian Ships ‘Chase Off’ Dutch Submarine in Mediterranean

(GPA) Syria – The Russian battle group operating near the Syrian port of Latakia claims to have chased a Dutch observation submarine away earlier today. The Dutch military has said in a statement they have no comment on the alleged incident except one Defense Minister who said it was unwise “to go along with the […]

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