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South Africa: Chaos as first expropriation of white-owned farms starts

SOUTH AFRICA’s government has begun seizing land from white farmers, targeting two game farms in the northern province of Limpopo after talks with the owners to buy the properties collapsed. By – Paul Withers Johannesburg-based newspaper City Press reported owners Akkerland Boerdery wanted 200 million rand (£16.7m) for the land, but that the country’s government were willing to offer them just ...

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NSA Cracked Open Encrypted Networks of Russian Airlines, Al Jazeera, and Other “High Potential” Targets

THE NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY successfully broke the encryption on a number of “high potential” virtual private networks, including those of media organization Al Jazeera, the Iraqi military and internet service organizations, and a number of airline reservation systems, according to a March 2006 NSA document. By – Micah Lee A virtual private network, or VPN, uses an encrypted connection to enable users to ...

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Sweden’s 2018 Election: A Blueprint For Fake News Countering

Different election, same problem. By now, the fact that foreign powers might try to influence other countries’ elections by spreading disinformation, is no longer surprising to anyone.  By – Federico Guerrini Much less so to Swedish politicians and lawmakers, who have witnessed Russian efforts to manipulate the U.S. elections two years ago, and are by no means willing to let anything similar happen ...

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Massive Attack On Swedish News Sites Was The Work Of Russia

According to a newly released State Department cable, the attack was part of a Russian campaign to sow disinformation about NATO. It came as Russia allegedly was stealing Democrats’ emails. By – Kevin Collier & Jason Leopold At the same time that Russian military intelligence operatives allegedly penetrated Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign in 2016, suspected Russian hackers were also targeting at least ...

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Russia Tasks Hollywood Actor Seagal With Improving U.S. Ties

Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Saturday it had made U.S. actor Steven Seagal its special representative for Russian-U.S. humanitarian ties, a role it said was meant to deepen cultural, art and youth ties between the two countries. By – Maria Kiselyova President Vladimir Putin presented a Russian passport to U.S. actor Steven Seagal in 2016, saying he hoped it would serve ...

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Russian spy found working at US embassy in Moscow

US counter-intelligence investigators discovered a suspected Russian spy had been working undetected in the heart of the American embassy in Moscow for more than a decade, the Guardian has learned. By – David Smith  Scroll 4video The Russian national had been hired by the US Secret Service and is understood to have had access to the agency’s intranet and email systems, which gave ...

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Gaddafi’s Prophecy for Europe is Coming True

The flow of migrants coming to Europe from Africa is likely to grow in the coming years, For decades Libya served as a firewall halting the tide of refugees heading to the EU. Now when Libya lies in ruins European leaders see that late Colonel Muammar Gaddafi was right, Schwarz stressed. By – Bernhard Schwarz Scroll 4video Former Libyan leader ...

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Iran’s Long History of Terror and Espionage in Europe

The Iranian regime’s potent espionage and assassination network in Europe has operated largely without interruption since the Islamic revolution of 1979. European governments have caught and imprisoned individual terrorists, yet they fail to deter Tehran because they only punish the perpetrators, not the regime that gives them their orders. By – Toby Dershowitz & Benjamin Weinthal German prosecutors have filed charges of conspiracy ...

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Sweden wildfires: More areas evacuated in Sweden due to wildfires

King Carl XVI Gustaf released a statement saying he was “worried” about the fires that are raging in 59 locations in Sweden. By – Alahna Kindred  He said: “My family and I are worried about the evolution of events around the large number of fires that ravage around our country this unusually hot and dry summer. “At the moment, a lot ...

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Russian redhead gun activist is arrested over ‘infiltrating the NRA for a Kremlin boss before the election

A 29-year-old Russian woman living in Washington has been arrested and charged with conspiracy to act as an agent of the Russian government while developing ties with U.S. citizens and infiltrating political groups, the U.S. Justice Department said on Monday. By – Emily Goodin Maria Butina allegedly worked at the direction of a high-level official in the Russian government who has ...

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