World Politics

Angela Merkel admits euro’s FAILURES as she hints at bringing Deutsche Mark BACK

Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Paul Martin

UNDER FIRE German Chancellor Angela Merkel has hinted for the first time that she would favour bringing back the country’s Deutsche Mark. By SIOBHAN MCFADYEN Express.co.uk Sat, Feb 18, 2017 In a telling statement issued during the visit of US vice-president Mike Pence to Munich, Frau Merkel revealed even she is becoming concerned with... »

Greece says ‘not a euro more’ from its austerity-impoverished population

Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Paul Martin

RT.com 17 Feb, 2017 European Union officials are urging Greece and its creditors to strike a financial aid deal for the country quickly to safeguard economic recovery. However, Athens has refused a demand from its creditors for more austerity measures. The Greek government said it would not ask for “a euro more” from its... »

Revelations of CIA spying on NATO-ally France ‘a nuclear bombshell’

Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Paul Martin

RT.com 17 Feb, 2017 One would think the French should be a lot more ‘cheesed off’ at us than we might be at Russia, especially given that the French and the US are allies, said geopolitical analyst Charles Ortel. Nikola Mirkovich also contributed his thoughts. On Thursday, WikiLeaks released classified documents on CIA spying... »

Intelligence Agencies Worldwide ‘Seem to Have Gotten Out of Control’

Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 18.02.2017 On Thursday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel testified on the 2015 espionage scandal involving Germany’s Federal Intelligence Service (BND). However, according to the member of the German FDP party Jimmy Schulz, the German government failed to learn its lesson and make any conclusions from the spying scandal. The politician noted that German Chancellor... »

#FakeNews: Real Reasons Behind Venezuela’s CNN Ban

Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 18.02.2017 In an interview with Sputnik Mundo, Jordan Rodriguez, vice president of the state-owned broadcaster Venezolana de Television (VTV), explained why the Venezuelan cable broadcaster suspended the broadcast of the CNN en Espanol news channel in the country. Recently, Venezuela’s National Telecommunications Commission (CONATEL) said it has suspended the operation of the channel... »

Merkel Says There Is A “Problem” With The Euro, Blames Mario Draghi

Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com Feb 18, 2017 Two weeks ago, German finance minister Wolfgang Schauble confirmed Donald Trump’s charge that the Euro is far “too low” for Germany, but said he is unable to do anything about it and instead blamed Mario Draghi. “The euro exchange rate is, strictly speaking, too low for the... »

Pence Vows “Unwavering Support” For NATO, Pledges To Hold Russia “Accountable”

Saturday, February 18, 2017
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com Feb 18, 2017 One day after John McCain made a questionable diplomatic outburst when as part of a US diplomatic tour meant to reassure Europe, and NATO, of Trump’s support, the Senator told participants at a Security Conference in Munich that the Trump administration is in “disarray”, on Saturday morning... »

NATO’s Black Sea Build-up Will Be Greeted by Russia’s Most Advanced Military Hardware

Friday, February 17, 2017
By Paul Martin

Russia is more than ready for NATO’s plan to increase naval and air presence in the Black Sea region Richard Brandt Russia-Insider.com 2/17/2017 Russia’s growing presence in the Black Sea is a military and geopolitical reality that NATO refuses to accept. Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced yesterday that NATO will “strengthen its air and... »

Japan to Build New Hi-Tech Fleet as East China Sea Conflict Heats Up

Friday, February 17, 2017
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 17.02.2017 Japan has announced the acceleration of a warship-building program, hoping to construct two additional frigates each year to better enforce their claim on the East China Sea. Japan has been embroiled in a land dispute with China and Taiwan over several islands in the East China Sea since the 1970s. Three anonymous... »

Germany Issues Stark Warning To Trump: Stop Threatening The EU, Favoring Russia

Friday, February 17, 2017
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com Feb 17, 2017 Two days after the Pentagon’s new chief Jim Mattis appeared before a full conference room in Brussels, and issued an ultimatum to NATO to boost spending or risk a cut in US support, Germany’s Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen “fired a salvo of warnings” back at... »

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