International News

‘The former CEO of trucking company Scania has warned that Sweden is heading towards civil war due to uncontrolled mass immigration’

on October 31, 2019, 7:03 AM / in International News, Opinion

COGwriter The government of Sweden does not seem to care about reporting crime statistics: October 29, 2019 In Sweden, crucial societal issues, such as who is behind the current crime epidemic, are a public taboo. Swedish authorities have only published statistics about the ethnic backgrounds of criminals twice: in 1996 and in 2005. In 2017, Minister of Justice Morgan Johansson […]

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Feminist argues at public library males can’t become female. LGBT movement rampages

on October 31, 2019, 6:51 AM / in International News

By JONATHON VAN MAREN (LifeSiteNews) — On Tuesday evening, a massive, angry crowd gathered outside the Toronto Public Library to protest an event being held inside. Hostility and molten fury bubbled just beneath the surface as hundreds of assembled men and women, wielding signs featuring slogans such as “No Free Speech for Hate Speech” and launching into chants such as […]

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70 killed in fire on train in Pakistan

70 killed in fire on train in Pakistan

on October 31, 2019, 6:36 AM / in International News

At least 70 people were killed in a fire on a train in Pakistan early this morning. Another 30 people were injured. The flames spread quickly after a gas canister exploded as the train passed through the city of Rahim Yar Khan in Punjab, local police officer Amir Taimoor said. It was the worst disaster in 15 years for the […]

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U.K. likely headed for rare December vote after opposition backs government calls for early election

on October 29, 2019, 8:05 AM / in International News

WOW! The United Kingdom looks to be heading for a general election days before Christmas, the latest attempt to break the country’s Brexit deadlock. The House of Commons is set to vote Tuesday night on whether to hold an early ballot in mid-December — which would be the country’s first general election in that month in almost 100 years. Hours […]

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Kayla Mueller’s Parents Say They’re Grateful After US-Engineered Raid Leads To Terrorist Leader’s Death

Kayla Mueller’s Parents Say They’re Grateful After US-Engineered Raid Leads To Terrorist Leader’s Death

on October 28, 2019, 7:43 AM / in International News, National News

CHRIS WHITE  |  The Daily Caller The parents of a young woman who was repeatedly abused and terrorized by Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi said they are grateful after President Donald Trump confirmed the terrorist’s death. Al-Baghdadi reportedly raped and tortured Arizona aid worker Kayla Mueller, who was taken hostage in 2013. Kayla Mueller’s family said they were thankful […]

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Alberto Fernandez reportedly beats President Mauricio Macri in Argentina election

on October 28, 2019, 6:38 AM / in International News

Argentine media on Sunday reported that challenger Alberto Fernandez had beaten President Mauricio Macri in the South American nation’s presidential election. Fernandez took a strong polling lead into the vote, thanks to the popularity of his left-leaning opposition’s “social contract” among a population weary of Macri’s tough-love austerity program. One news outlet declared that Fernandez had won the vote outright, […]

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Tip from interrogation of Baghdadi wife, courier led to raid

on October 28, 2019, 6:35 AM / in International News

The tip that led to the commando raid against Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s compound in Syria came from the arrest and interrogation of a courier and one of Baghdadi’s wives during the summer, The New York Times reported on Sunday, citing two American officials. The information allowed the CIA, working with Iraqi and Kurdish intelligence officials, to pinpoint […]

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Science & tech bring risks, but we need them to save humanity – physicist to RT

Science & tech bring risks, but we need them to save humanity – physicist to RT

on October 27, 2019, 8:28 AM / in International News

RT Amid breakthroughs in science and tech, we should focus on how best to ensure their benefits without allowing fears of a Terminator-style-apocalypse stifle efforts to improve lives, theoretical physicist Jim Al-Khalili told RT. Al-Khalili, Professor of Theoretical Physics and Distinguished Chair in Physics at the University of Surrey in England, spoke to RT’s Sophie Shevardnadze about the pace of […]

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ISIS leader believed killed in US raid

ISIS leader believed killed in US raid

on October 27, 2019, 7:27 AM / in International News

Officials believe ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a U.S. military raid in Syria, according to multiple reports. The White House also announced that President Trump would be making a “major statement” on Sunday morning at 9 a.m. The Associated Press noted that a Syria war monitor reported an attack including eight helicopters and a warplane from the international coalition fighting […]

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Russia Will Test Its Ability to Disconnect from the Internet

Russia Will Test Its Ability to Disconnect from the Internet

on October 25, 2019, 8:03 AM / in International News

The nascent RuNet is meant to allow the country to survive an attack — and Putin to monitor and control the population. Russia will test its internal RuNet network to see whether the country can function without the global internet, the Russian government announced Monday. The tests will begin after Nov. 1, recur at least annually, and possibly more frequently. It’s […]

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France: The Headscarf Debate is Not about Headscarves

France: The Headscarf Debate is Not about Headscarves

on October 25, 2019, 7:51 AM / in International News, Opinion

by Alain Destexhe   The headscarf is, of course, just a symptom of a deeper problem: many perceive it as the symbol of an invasion by an outside culture into the public sphere. This behavior seems to worry many French people, who see it as a direct attack on their culture and identity, and a desire to live separately from the rest […]

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Trump announces he’s lifting sanctions on Turkey

on October 24, 2019, 7:54 AM / in International News, National News

President Trump announced Wednesday that his administration would lift sanctions on Turkey after Ankara agreed to stop an offensive in northern Syria and agreed to a permanent cease-fire. “Earlier this morning, the government of Turkey informed my administration that they would be stopping combat and their offensive in Syria and making the cease-fire permanent,” President Trump said in remarks from […]

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Hong Kong legislators officially scrap extradition bill that prompted protests

on October 23, 2019, 7:09 AM / in International News

Hong Kong lawmakers on Wednesday formally withdrew a bill that would have allowed the extradition of criminal suspects to mainland China. The proposal was the spark for months of unrest. The bill was suspended after weeks of massive protests, but pro-democracy activists have continued to hold rallies and clash with police. Demonstrators are calling on the government to meet a […]

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39 bodies found in U.K. truck container, sparking murder probe

39 bodies found in U.K. truck container, sparking murder probe

on October 23, 2019, 6:21 AM / in International News

LONDON — British police have launched a murder investigation after the bodies of 39 people were found in a truck container outside of London. The truck was discovered at an industrial park in the early hours of Wednesday morning local time, and all 39 people inside were found dead at the scene, police said. The driver, a 25-year old-man from […]

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Tech Companies Accelerating Their Exodus From China

Tech Companies Accelerating Their Exodus From China

on October 23, 2019, 6:11 AM / in International News, National News

In July, CNBC reported that more than 50 companies had moved some, most, or all of their manufacturing facilities out of China in response to President Trump’s tariffs. Combined with rising wages in China, the business environments in Vietnam, India, Korea, and elsewhere in Asia are looking more and more attractive to companies caught in the crossfire. At the time, personal computer […]

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Northern Ireland laws change on abortion, same-sex marriage

Northern Ireland laws change on abortion, same-sex marriage

on October 22, 2019, 7:35 AM / in International News

Northern Ireland legalized abortion and same-sex marriage at midnight in a major shift for a traditionally conservative territory. The occasion was marked Monday with demonstrations for and against the changes. “Thousands of women from the North have abortions every year, outside the law in their bedrooms or in England,” said Alliance for Choice spokeswoman Goretti Horgan. “They will now be […]

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Kurds vent anger at Americans withdrawing from northern Syria

Kurds vent anger at Americans withdrawing from northern Syria

on October 22, 2019, 7:15 AM / in International News, National News

Residents of a Kurdish-controlled city threw rocks and potatoes at a caravan of departing U.S. troops, shouting at the military vehicles as they passed on the way to crossing the border from Syria into Iraq. “Like rats, America is running away,” one man shouted in a video distributed by the Kurdish news agency. More than 100 U.S. military vehicles left […]

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Netanyahu says he failed to form a new Israeli government

Netanyahu says he failed to form a new Israeli government

on October 22, 2019, 6:42 AM / in International News

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that he had failed in his effort to form a governing coalition following a near tie in last month’s elections. Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said he would let Netanyahu’s rival, former Army Chief of staff Benny Gantz, try to pull together a ruling coalition. Gantz, leader of the centrist Blue and White Party, […]

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Trudeau wins second term but loses legislative majority in Canada

Trudeau wins second term but loses legislative majority in Canada

on October 22, 2019, 6:37 AM / in International News

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won a second term on Monday as his Liberal Party lost its parliamentary majority in elections but won enough seats in the House of Commons to form a new government, according to Canadian Broadcasting Company projections. Trudeau will need the support of two smaller left-leaning parties to pull together a ruling coalition. Trudeau faced a […]

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Clashes Between Spanish Forces and Catalonian Separatists Continue

Clashes Between Spanish Forces and Catalonian Separatists Continue

on October 22, 2019, 6:13 AM / in International News, Opinion

“Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable, a most sacred right — a right which, we hope and believe, is to liberate the world. Nor is this right confined to cases in […]

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