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China moves to block internet VPNs from 2018

China will completely block access to much of the global internet as part of a sweeping crackdown aimed at suppressing dissent and maintaining the Communist party’s grip on power. Via: Benjamin Haas                  The government has ordered China’s three telecommunications companies to completely block access to virtual private networks, or VPNs, by February 2018, Bloomberg News ...

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Trump’s migrant crackdown: will block visas issued to citizens of Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen

President Donald Trump will start rolling out executive actions on immigration Wednesday – beginning with an order to start building his wall along the border with Mexico. Via: dailymail.co.uk   The president is also expected to take action over the next few days to temporarily ban immigration from Muslim countries deemed a ‘threat to national security’ – namely Syria, Iran, Iraq, Libya, ...

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The Islamic State And Kurds Block Aid To Christian Militia In Qaraqosh

The Christian town of Qaraqosh, Iraq, located on the Nineveh Plain, is in ruins. It is far worse than its appearance, which is bad enough. Other than a handful of volunteers to clean up the streets, and the 300 or so members of the Nineveh Protection Unit, or NPU, the town is deserted. Via: wnd.com The Christian town has enemies ...

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Italy fight to block building of new mosque close to Leaning Tower of Pisa

Campaigners in Tuscany are fighting against a plan to build a mosque a few hundred yards from the Leaning Tower of Pisa. They are concerned that it is too close to the stone tower, one of Italy’s best known tourist attractions, and fear that it could become a centre for radicalisation of local Muslims, of whom there are around 600. The ...

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Austria threatens to block acceleration of Turkish EU talks

Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz has threatened to block the expansion of negotiations with Turkey on its accession to the European Union, which could scupper a landmark migration deal between Brussels and Ankara. The Turkish government’s crackdown on followers of a U.S.-based cleric whom it blames for last month’s failed coup has strained relations with the 28-nation bloc, which depends ...

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