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Trump: Europe is ‘losing its culture’ because of immigration

President Trump is railing against what he described as the migration of “millions and millions of people” into Europe, declaring that the continent is “losing its culture” to refugees and asylum seekers from the Middle East and Africa. By – Max Greenwood  In an interview with the British tabloid The Sun published Thursday, Trump said it is a “shame” that European leaders had allowed so many ...

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US ‘drops NUCLEAR BOMB’ in tests to combat China and Russia

THE US has successfully completed a qualification flight test of the B61-12 gravity nuclear bomb, as part of an ambitious $1.2 trillion project project endorsed by US President Donald Trump, in order to combat the threat from “revisionist powers” such as China and Russia. By – Martina Bet The Air Force, together with the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration ...

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Russia warns Norway of ‘consequences’ after it invites in more US Marines

Russia has vowed to retaliate if Norway invites the United States to more than double the number of Marines stationed in the country. By – Samuel Osborne  In a statement on its Facebook page, the Russian Embassy said it made the Scandinavian country “less predictable”, while warning it “could cause growing tensions, triggering an arms race and destabilising the situation in northern Europe,” It added: “We see it ...

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Sweden mobilizes all its reservists for 1st time since 1975

For the first time since the height of Cold War, Sweden has called its entire Home Guard force – 22,000 reservists – for snap exercises. The drills were supposed to bolster country’s “defensive and operational capabilities.” By – Europe Sweden mobilized all 40 Home Guard battalions in an unprecedented exercise that has not been held since 1975. The drills marked ...

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Alternatives to Sweden: “We want zero immigration!”

Alternatives to Sweden want zero asylum, relatives and quota immigration. This is what party leader Gustav Kasselstrand said in a Youtube interview with the New Times newspaper. By – Brünnhilde Scroll for video Alternatives to Sweden, a political party founded in 2017 by expelled members of Sweden Democrats, started their party so late in the electoral movement in order to achieve ...

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Russia Is Freaking Out Its Northern Neighbors

With relations between the West and Moscow at a post-Cold War low point, Russia’s closest EU neighbors are turning to tougher military and financial measures to send a message to Vladimir Putin. By – politico.eu At a White House meeting last week, the presidents of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania asked Donald Trump to do more to deter Russia by bolstering U.S. forces in ...

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Russian warship to fire SIX MILES off Sweden coast

Northern Fleet missile cruiser the Marshal Ustinov has been deployed to the Barents Sea for live firing drills between April 4-6, TASS reported, citing the Russian Navy’s press service. By –  Joshua Nevett The military exercises will take place in six miles south off Karlskrona, in Sweden’s southeastern Blekinge County, Swedish newspaper Expressen reports. The missile system tests – on the doorstep of ...

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Sweden fears of possible Russian election meddling

Russia could try to influence the outcome of national elections in Sweden in September if authorities in Moscow feel their strategic interests are threatened, the Swedish security service said on Thursday. By – Johan Ahlander  The service’s head of counter-intelligence, Daniel Stenling, cited membership of NATO – which Sweden has debated joining – and security around the Baltic Sea as two ...

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U.S. funding of Syrian YPG militia will impact Turkey’s Ottoman slap

A U.S. decision to continue funding the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia will affect Turkey’s future moves, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday ahead of a visit this week by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. By –  Ercan Gurses & Daren Butler U.S. officials have said that Tillerson expects to have difficult conversations when he visits Turkey on Thursday and Friday, given that the ...

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U.S.-Backed Force Could Cement a Kurdish Autonomy in Syria

A plan to create a new American-backed, Kurdish-led border force in northeastern Syria has raised alarms in the region that the United States may be helping to cement an autonomous Kurdish enclave that could further divide the country. By – Anne Barnard  The 30,000-strong force, vehemently opposed by Russia, Turkey, Iran and the Syrian government, could also ignite a new phase ...

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