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How terrorism could make or break the union

The rapid click of camera shutters filled an otherwise silent room in the heart of Paris, 10 days after one of Europe’s most tragic terror attacks. French President Francois Hollande and U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron addressed the media side-by-side, with the U.K.’s Union Jack, the French Tricolor and the European Union (EU) flag hanging steps behind. As expected, Cameron ...

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Sweden’s deputy PM : 9/11 Twin Towers attack “accidents”

Sweden’s Deputy Prime Minister has come under fire after branding the September 11 terror attacks ‘accidents’. Asa Romson made the comments during an interview on Tuesday, regarding the recent resignation of Sweden’s Minister for Housing and IT after he compared Israel to Nazi Germany. Romson, 44, of coalition partner the Green Party, commended Mehmet Kaplan on his work with young Muslims during ...

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Pakistani spies behind 2009 attack that killed seven CIA employees

Two recently declassified United States government documents suggest that Pakistani intelligence officers may have been behind a suicide attack that killed seven employees of the Central Intelligence Agency in Afghanistan. The attack took place at the Forward Operating Base Chapman, a US military outpost in Khost, Afghanistan. It was carried out by Humam al-Balawi, a Jordanian doctor who posed as ...

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Swexit? Support for EU plummets in Sweden

There’s been a big drop in the number of Swedes who say they back their home country being in the EU, according to a survey for pollsters TNS Sifo commissioned by Swedish public broadcaster SVT. Only 39 percent of Swedes think it’s a ‘good idea’ that Sweden is in the European Union, pollsters found, compared to 59 percent in autumn ...

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Germany’s Muslim leaders condemn AfD’s anti-Islam proposal

Heads of leading German Islamic groups have criticized the AfD’s proposed ban on minarets and burqas. Germany’s Islamic Council has even compared the far-right party with the NSDAP. “I think the AfD is playing with people’s fears,” Burhan Kesici, the head of the Islamic Council, told public broadcaster Deutschlandfunk. “We had a wave of refugees last year, we have a ...

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Germany’s AfD takes overt anti-Islam stance

Members of the right-wing populist Alternative for Germany (AfD) have hardened their stance on Islam as they prepare for their upcoming party congress in Stuttgart. “Islam is not a religion like Catholic or Protestant Christianity, but rather always associated intellectually with the takeover of a state,” said AfD’s Brandenburg leader Alexander Gauland in an interview with the newspaper “Frankfurter Allgemeine ...

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Ex-chancellor Kohl : Europe can’t take in millions of migrants

© AFP/File | Former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt smokes a cigarette during a luncheon at the Axel Springer publishing house in Berlin, on September 29, 2010 Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl has warned that Europe can’t become “a new home” for millions of migrants, in a veiled criticism of incumbent Angela Merkel’s liberal asylum policies. His comments, published in Sunday’s ...

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“0” Obama’s Record as Commander-in-Chief

In his recent cover story for The Atlantic, Jeffrey Goldberg notes that when Barack Obama first entered the White House, with George W. Bush’s long wars in Afghanistan and Iraq ongoing, “he was not seeking new dragons to slay.” Just the opposite: He fit the mold, Goldberg argues, of a “retrenchment president” elected to scale back America’s commitments overseas and shift responsibilities ...

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Saudi Arbia : 28 Pages

The following script is from “28 Pages” which aired on April 10, 2016. Steve Kroft is the correspondent. Howard Rosenberg and Julie Holstein, producers. In 10 days, President Obama will visit Saudi Arabia at a time of deep mistrust between the two allies, and lingering doubts about the Saudi commitment to fighting violent Islamic extremism. It also comes at a ...

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Saudi Arabia threatens economic ‘turmoil’ over 9/11 bill

Saudi Arabia is threatening to sell $750 billion in American assets if Congress passes a bill that would allow 9/11 victims to hold the kingdom legally responsible for the terrorist attacks, a report said. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir warned the Obama administration and congressional leaders last month that the kingdom would sell treasury securities and other assets if Congress ...

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