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Steve Bannon warns Trump of a coup

Steve Bannon, the former White House strategist, told Fox News on Monday that he believes last week’s annonyous op-ed in The New York Times by a ‘senior’ White House official was likely developed by “six to a dozen” members of the administration. By – Lukas Mikelionis Scroll 4Video “I don’t think there’s any one author,” he told Laura Ingraham, host of ...

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Anti-immigration party set for election gains as Sweden swings right

Swedes voted on Sunday in an election dominated by fears over asylum seekers and welfare, with the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats vying to become the biggest party in a country long seen as a bastion of liberal values. By – Simon Johnson & Johan Sennero Right parties have made spectacular gains throughout Europe in recent years after a refugee crisis sparked by ...

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From Sweden to Brexit, immigration is the issue dividing Europe

The message is glaring from Sweden’s election result. There is one dominant issue in Europe’s politics at present, and it is immigration. It rules in Italy and Germany. It rules in Hungary and Austria. It rules from Serbia to Scandinavia. It dominates every meeting of the leaders of the EU. It obsesses the United Kingdom, except there it cloaks itself in the euphemism of “reaching trade agreements ...

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Trump’s administration to the International Criminal Court: Stop Investigating American War Crimes

President Donald Trump’s administration will announce a new hard-line stance toward the International Criminal Court on Monday, in response to the court’s proposed investigation of alleged war crimes committed by U.S. troops in Afghanistan. By – David Brennan Scroll 4Video Trump’s National Security Adviser John Bolton will outline the White House’s new approach to the ICC at a meeting of the Federalist ...

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Sergei Skripal and the Russian disinformation war

When the UK authorities announced on Wednesday that they suspected two alleged Russian agents in the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury, they released CCTV images of the suspects arriving at Gatwick airport. By –  Joel Gunter & Olga Robinson Scroll 4Video Two of the images, framed side by side, began to spread on ...

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Sweden is starting to talk about leaving the EU

Sweden goes to the polls on Sunday to elect a new government in a vote that many commentators believe is the most contentious in decades. By – Will Martin The election is likely to see a strong performance from the Sweden Democrats, a right-wing, anti-immigration party with historical associations with the country’s neo-Nazi movement. It is expected to finish among the ...

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Sweden’s ruling party hits election low as far right grows

Voters handed Sweden’s ruling party its worst-ever election result Sunday and delivered a parallel lift to a far-right party with white supremacist roots, leaving the ideological outline of the Scandinavian country’s next government uncertain. By – AP Scroll 4Video After a campaign dominated by debates over immigration, the center-left Social Democratic Party emerged with the greatest share of the vote ...

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Sweden election: voters go to polls amid right surge

One hundred years ago this month, the Spanish flu pandemic wiped out up to 100 million people around the world. It was devastating, but the pandemic helped to create Sweden’s modern welfare state. By – Europe Here’s the latest from the Guardian’s European affairs correspondent Jon Henley, who is in the Swedish capital. Voters have said today’s general election is a “critical moment ...

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EU & Spain complicit in Europe’s new migration catastrophe

An explosive investigation by Westmonster has exposed how the Spanish Government is complicit in Europe’s new migration crisis on its southern border. By – Westmonster Scroll 4Video Spain has become the number one destination for migrants coming into Europe in 2018, overtaking Italy and Greece after it elected a socialist Government who has relaxed Spanish border policy. This year Spain has ...

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Jimmie Akesson, the architect of Sweden’s Right rising

Sweden Democrats leader says he purged his party of neo-Nazis but critics say he merely changed the party’s official rhetoric. By – Hélène Dauschy Jimmie Akesson, the head of the far-right Sweden Democrats, is a charismatic speaker who has succeeded in attracting mainstream voters with his efforts to cleanse the party of its neo-Nazi roots. With his Sweden Democrats tipped to ...

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