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Brexit is a failure and a tragedy, says EC chief Juncker

Brexit is “a failure and a tragedy”, the president of the European commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, has said.<p>The EU’s most senior civil servant promised that Brussels would approach the negotiation of Britain’s withdrawal in a “friendly” and fair way, but warned that European institutions were not …

George Soros 'loses' $1bn after bearish Trump trades

The billionaire investor George Soros has lost a reported $1bn by betting against the market during the rally that greeted Donald Trump’s election win.<p>Mr Soros, who famously bet against the pound on Black Wednesday, was caught on the wrong side of the rise in stocks and US government bond yields …

With Trump and Putin, Europe is now between a rock and a hard place | Natalie Nougayrède

European uncertainty over the US president-elect’s strategy will make it easier for Russia to exploit cracks in EU solidarity<p>European capitals have been busy sending discreet emissaries to New York to sound out Donald Trump’s intentions. Angela Merkel, who on 9 November delivered a blunt warning to …

Intelligence figures fear Trump reprisals over assessment of Russia election role

• Wyden: CIA, agencies and Congress must ‘guard against political pressure’<br>• Rex Tillerson: appointment that would confirm Putin’s US election win<p>Legislators overseeing the CIA and other intelligence agencies have told the Guardian they will be vigilant about reprisals from Donald Trump over an …

Donald Trump

75 Years of Pearl Harbor Lies

The legend of Pearl Harbor, re-used on 9/11, is responsible for the permanent war mentality of the past 75 years.The article 75 Years of Pearl Harbor …

EU Faces New Refugee Crisis Amid Fears Over Turkey And Trump

ATHENS — The agreement between the EU and Turkey to resolve the refugee crisis could collapse amid threats from Ankara and uncertainty over the intentions of the incoming Trump administration, according to EU security officials and political analysts.<p>The last 18 months have seen more than a million …

Golden Dawn

This Google Chrome Extension Changes ‘Alt-Right’ To ‘White Supremacist’

The Alt-Right has emerged as an inflammatory group in this election cycle, and many are quick to point out that the movement bears many similarities in belief to white supremacists. Born out of the ultra-right wing Breitbart, there is a movement brewing that is fighting against the normalization of …

Google

A Hatred for Hindus

Long before the recent rise in Islamophobia, distrust of Hinduism was rife among Britain’s ruling class.<p>In February 1945 Winston Churchill had dinner …

Hinduism

From drones to AKs, high technology to low politics.

Jul 3, 2018<p>Germany’s air force is in a lot of trouble, according to its leader “The Luftwaffe is at a low...<p>Jul 2, 2018<p>This story originally appeared …

Brexit might not happen at all, says Polish foreign minister

The Polish foreign minister has warned that the process of Britain leaving the European Union could take two to three years, or possibly never happen …

Greece Isn't 'Crying Wolf' on Debt Relief

Paul Kazarian says he’s spent “tens of millions of dollars” mobilizing a team of a hundred analysts to scrutinize Greece’s assets and liabilities. According to him, everyone else -- including the International Monetary Fund, the credit-rating agencies, the European Union and the Greek government …

RBS fails Bank of England stress test

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has failed key hurdles in a Bank of England stress test, forcing the lender to draw up new plans in case of a …

Greek authorities say 70 migrants found in northern forest

Authorities in Greece say they have picked up about 70 migrants, including children, found in a forested area on the outskirts of the northern city of Thessaloniki.<p>The group, who said they were from Syria, told police Wednesday that they had crossed the Greek-Turkish border and had been transported …

Trump chooses conservative Georgia congressman, a harsh critic of Obamacare, to be Health secretary

President-elect Donald Trump plans to select House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price (R-Ga.) to be his Health and Human Services secretary, two people familiar with the decision said late Monday.<p>In picking Price, Trump tapped an arch-conservative lawmaker and leading critic of the Affordable Care …

Donald Trump Says He Wants to Jail Flag-Burners — Even Though the Supreme Court Deemed the Practice Legal

President-elect Donald Trump tweeted early Tuesday morning that burning the American flag should be a crime punishable by jail time or “loss of …