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18.08.2018 - 08:58 [ France 24 ]

Macron, Merkel warn of ‚humanitarian risks‘ in Syria’s Idlib

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel voiced concern Friday about the humanitarian situation in the rebel-held Syrian region of Idlib, which is shaping up be the country’s next big battleground.

In a telephone call the two leaders described the „humanitarian risks“ in Idlib, where government forces have stepped up their bombardments of rebel positions in recent days, as „very high“, according to the French presidency.

12.08.2018 - 15:02 [ telesur ]

Common Enemy: Why Israel Is Embracing Fascism in Europe

(1.8.2018) Indeed, the ‘special relationship’ between Netanyahu and Orban is only the tip of the iceberg. For years, Netanyahu’s Israel has been ‘flirting’ with radical right movements in Europe.

The unmistakable Israeli strategy, of course, has its own logic. Israeli leaders feel that Europe’s move to the far-right is irrevocable and are keen to benefit from the anti-Muslim sentiment that accompanies this shift as much as possible.

Moreover, the EU’s resolve to label illegal settlement products and refusal to heed calls for moving their embassies from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem is pushing Netanyahu to explore these new routes.

02.08.2018 - 06:53 [ Valdai International Discussion Club ]

Suzerain-Vassals Relations: How Trump Shapes His European Policy

(30.Juli)Therefore, one cannot rule it out that Europe will from time to time suggest creating alternative alliances, including military ones, but these ideas will lead to nothing. All European attempts to initiate military operations have led to debacle and one can hardly expect anything different. Hence, the significance of Europe – political, economic and military – will dwindle. Whatever is said publicly, this reality will be increasingly recognized behind the closed doors.

21.07.2018 - 18:39 [ Ayatollah Khamenei ]

If Iran’s oil export is blocked, no other country in region will export oil either: Imam Khamenei

The leader of the Islamic Revolution referred to the repeated mention of unreliability of the US by Iranian officials and stated: „I have always been insisting that we cannot trust the words or even signatures of the U.S. authorities. Hence, negotiating with the US is useless.“

The leader of the Islamic Revolution regarded activation of unexploited or not properly-exploited capacities in the country as important and added: „Negotiations with Europe can go on; but we must not linger, waiting for the European pack. Meanwhile multiple necessary tasks within the country must be carried out.”

05.07.2018 - 11:10 [ Independent.co.uk ]

Emmanuel Macron claims Africa held back by ‚civilisational‘ problems and women having ’seven or eight children‘

(11.7.2017) While speaking at the G20 summit, the French President was asked about the possibility of implementing a policy in the continent like America’s Marshall Plan for rebuilding Europe after the Second World War.

25.06.2018 - 09:14 [ Japan Times ]

Japan considers crime prediction system using big data and AI

Street crime prediction “has already achieved results in Europe and the United States,” said Mami Kajita, who established the data-analysis company Singular Perturbations Inc. last year in hopes of developing a Japanese version of the methods used in the United States.

25.05.2018 - 13:18 [ Jason Ditz / antiwar ]

US Commander in Europe Wants More Troops, Resources to Target Russia

Gen. Scaparrotti suggested that the “modernization” of Russia’s military means that the US needs to deploy even more troops into Europe, with yet more equipment, to “deter” Russia. US officials have been claiming that Russia would invade Eastern Europe at some point.

14.05.2018 - 03:00 [ Dr. Birsen Filip / Global Research ]

Flowers: Symbols of Love in Europe that Bring Food Insecurity to the African Nations that Produce Them

The lack of potable water has forced millions of Kenyans and Ethiopians to depend on trucks for the delivery of drinkable water every few days. However, despite the fact that children are starving, cattle are dying from dehydration and starvation, and lakes are drying up, both Kenya and Ethiopia continue to produce flowers for the European market, which draws upon scarce water resources and exacerbates shortages