The EU to Become a “U.S. Colony”? The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) would Abolish Europe’s Sovereignty

Global Research By Peter Koenig The proposed Free Trade Agreement (sic), the so called Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership – TTIP – between the US and Europe would be an infringement and final abolishment of Europe’s sovereignty. It would expand the US corporate and financial empire which already today dominates…
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Obama’s Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) Would Be Disastrous for Europe

Global Research By Eric Zuesse On November 14th, German Economic News (which this writer has found to be the world’s most honest, non-propagandistic, newspaper) published two articles about, and they also posted to the Internet, the first independent study of the likely impacts of the Obama-proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). This study, by an…
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Putin’s Energy Embargo Against Europe Will Lead To WW III Before The End Of The Year

The Common Sense Show by Dave Hodges Russian War Games   The following information comes exclusively from my confidential sources as well as European news agencies. Do not expect to be informed, in detail, by the American media, about the unfolding crisis taking place in Europe. The American media is…
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America’s Chechen Proxy Fighters: The Big Picture Everyone Has Missed

New Eastern Outlook by Henry Kamens The media is awash with expert commentary on the various world trouble spots. Many of the reports you see make similar claims about the presence of ethnic Chechens amongst the various fighting forces in Iraq, Syria, Kenya, Ukraine and other war-torn states that the…
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Ebola Goes Global: Air France Quarantines 183 After 4 Cases in Madrid, Moscow Monitors 2 Students

Global Research By 21st Century Wire AIR FRANCE: 183 passengers and other crew are quarantined in Madrid, Spain. It’s official: today the Ebola virus just went global in earnest, or the frenzy went viral – we’re not sure just yet… Air France has quarantined a passenger airliner and its 183 passengers…
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Europe

Obama in Europe on ‘Russian Bogeyman’ Tour

Strategic Culture by Finian CUNNINGHAM With typical American hubris, US President Barack Obama came to Europe this week – yet again – with the rhetoric and demeanour of a knight in shining armour. The self-proclaimed «indispensable nation» was again indulging its own sense of vanity and delusion, telling others how…
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Asia

Eurasian Economic Union Founding Treaty Signed

New Eastern Outlook by Viktoria Panfilova Presidents Vladimir Putin, Nursultan Nazarbayev and Alexander Lukashenko signed a Treaty establishing the Eurasian Economic Union, in Astana on May 29th. Three countries are to lie at the core of this economic alliance: Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus. This historic document marks a new phase…
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European Politics Will Be Different From Today On

Strategic Culture by Pyotr ISKENDEROV The European Parliament election made Eurosceptics big winners. The never relenting obsession to make Ukraine break up with Russia has started to undermine the fragile basis of European security allowing nationalists and isolationists make significant gains. The Petro Poroshenko’s victory in Ukraine with ultra right…
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Awakening

European Parliament Elections: Old Continent Turning Right

Strategic Culture by Elena PONOMAREVA The European Parliament is the directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union. On May 22-25, 2014 it held its first election after the Lisbon Treaty came into force on December 1, 2009. The event made surface problems that had been smoldering for a long…
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European Voters Are Revolting; France Warns “Situation Is Grave For Europe”

Zero Hedge Just as we had warned in the run-up to the European elections - and England's UKIP victory in local elections had suggested; Anti-European-Union parties are showing strongly in this weekend's elections. Anxiety is spreading among the status quo as Greece's anti-austerity party SYRIZA wins and perhaps even more…
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EU Mandates Tracking Devices on European Cars; Nations Powerless

The New American by Alex Newman Under the guise of improving “road safety,” unelected bosses at the European Union have decreed that all new cars across the bloc must be fitted with mandatory GPS tracking devices, which analysts say will be used by authorities to spy on citizens. As national…
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China

EU states strike lucrative military contracts with China overriding embargo – report

RT Helicopters fly past the Chinese Jiangwei II class naval frigate "Luoyang" (Reuters/Guang Niu) Europe is powering the military rise of China, approving multi-million dollar deals for the transfer of weapons and dual-use technology – despite an arms embargo stemming from the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, AFP reveals. China is…
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US Policy in Eurasia: Full-Spectrum Subversion

Global Research By Mark Hackard What do postmodern exhibitionists, Islamic holy warriors and marauding ultra-nationalists share in common? Seemingly little, aside from the fact that these bizarre bedfellows are the star assets of US policy in Eurasia. And despite their use of very different tactics, they all are tasked with the…
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Death of the Bees: Two-Thirds of European Honeybee Pollen Contaminated By Dozens of Pesticides

Global Research More than two-thirds of the pollen that honeybees collect from European fields is contaminated by a cocktail of up to 17 different toxic pesticides. These are the shocking findings of a new study released yesterday. In addition to pesticides-related chemicals, the report also identifies substances used in insecticides, acaricides, fungicides…
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EU to Rethink Sanctions War With Russia

AntiWar by Jason Ditz Today’s Athens talks saw European Union foreign ministers meeting to discuss Russia sanctions. While we saw the typical push for more confrontational measures from Western members, the broad consensus seems to be for a rethink of the policy. Officially, the rethink was about “preserving stability” in…
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Report: Poland Calls Up Army Reserves: “The World Stands On the Brink of Conflict”

SHTFplan by Mac Slavo Though not much is being said about the the Ukraine in mainstream news circles, the tension in Europe is being stretched to a near breaking point. A few weeks ago the country of Estonia warned that their sources indicated that the Russian Army was are preparing…
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France limits vehicle use in Paris amid soaring pollution

France24 by Catherine Clifford France is limiting vehicle use in the capital Paris on Monday amid a spike in pollution to health-threatening levels, only the second time the drastic measure has been introduced in nearly two decades. A system of “alternating traffic”, whereby vehicle use is restricted to alternate days…
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France Bans GMO Maize Despite EU Commission Pressure

Natural Society by Christina Sarich AFP Photo / Yuri CortezIt’s a boost to anti-GMO activists to know when other regions of the world are successfully banning GMO seeds and cultivation and resisting the rush to finish off the world’s agricultural food ;No, labeling alone won’t do it. The latest; France’s agriculture ministry banned…
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Ukraine’s Sickness …and Europe’s Cure

Land Destroyer Report by Eric Draitser The situation in Ukraine is evolving by the hour. Right wing ultranationalists and their “liberal” collaborators have taken control of the Rada (Ukrainian parliament) and deposed the democratically elected, though utterly corrupt and incompetent, President Yanukovich. Former Prime Minister, and convicted criminal, Yulia Tymoshenko…
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The New New Great Game: Geography, Energy, The Dollar And Gold

ZeroHedge by Paul Mylchreest The New New Great Game: Geography, Energy, The Dollar and Gold (pdf link) Sir Halford Mackinder’s 1904 speach in which he outlined his “Heartland Theory” was a founding moment for geo-politics. He argued that control of the Eurasian landmass (Europe, Asia and the Middle East), which…
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U.S.-EU Trade Pact Accelerates Economic and Political Integration

The New American by Joe Wolverton, II, Negotiators in Washington, are working on a trade pact this week, and it isn’t the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Representatives from the United States and the European Union are hammering out the details of a purported trade pact called the Transatlantic Trade and Investment…
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Two insecticides a risk for human nervous system: EU

AFP The EU warned Tuesday that two widely used insecticides, one of which has already been implicated in bee population decline, may pose a risk to human health. The neonicotinoid insecticides acetamiprid and imidacloprid "may affect the developing human nervous system," the European Food Safety Authority said, the first time…
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Italian girl ‘sexually assaulted’ riot cop with a kiss

RT A demonstrator kisses a riot police officer.(AFP Photo / Marco Bertorello) An Italian student protester may end up in court after a photograph of her kissing a riot police officer started making the rounds and became hailed as a symbol of peaceful protest. She may now face sexual assault…
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French gov used fake Google certificate to read its workers’ traffic

The Register By John Leyden A French government agency has been caught signing SSL certificates and impersonating Google. The bogus certificates were endorsed by the certificate authority of the French Treasury, DG Trésor. And the Treasury's own authorisation certificate was, in turn, vouched for by IGC/A (Infrastructure de Gestion de…
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Scientists to try to bring extinct mountain goat back through cloning

Breitbart Scientists in Spain say they'll attempt to clone an extinct mountain goat using frozen, preserved cells taken from the last living animal before it died. The species known as a bucardo, or Pyrenean ibex, went extinct in 2000, but cells from the last animal were collected and frozen in…
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Putin: EU blackmailing Ukraine over halt in trade deal

RT Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused the EU of "blackmailing" and “pressuring” Ukraine over its decision to suspend preparations for a trade pact with the bloc. He added that Ukraine’s decision will be clear in the next few days. "When we heard (I just found out yesterday) that Ukraine…
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Students try to blockade Bulgaria’s parliament, five detained

Reuters Hundreds of Bulgarian students tried to blockade lawmakers inside parliament on Tuesday, escalating their street demonstrations against the Socialist-led government. However, they were unable to break a heavy police cordon around the building despite throwing objects at the officers. Five protesters were detained after scuffles with riot police. The…
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EU Set to Monitor “Intolerant” Citizens

InfoWars by Paul Joseph Watson Controlling social behavior: Proposal could ban criticism of Islam, feminism Image: EU Parliament (Wikimedia Commons). A frightening proposal currently being considered by the European Parliament would direct governments to monitor citizens deemed “intolerant” and could even lead to a ban on all criticism of Islam…
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Merkel spying claim: with allies like these, who needs enemies?

The Guardian by Julian Borger For the third time in a week, Barack Obama has found himself trying to placate the leaders of closely allied nations who have discovered the extent of NSA surveillance in their countries. As the flood of spying scandals threatens to engulf the White House, it…
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EU Wants to Put a Carbon Tax on All European Flights

IntelliHub By JG Vibes The European Commission is trying to add a carbon tax to your airline bill Photo: Wikimedia Commons The European Commission wants to impose a carbon tax for all flights using Europe’s airspace.  In order to gain access to airspace in Europe, airlines will now be forced…
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Germany Outlines New Strategy for a European Army

StratRisks Source: The Trumpet Rather than create a European army all at once, Germany should focus on building it bit by bit, according to a paper published this month by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (kaf). Germany should develop “islands of cooperation”—small groups of countries whose militaries work together—that can be…
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EU Funds Swiss Project to Build Brainlike Computer

Occupy Corporatism by Susanne Posel The European Union is funding the Human Brain Project (HBP) being launched at a Swiss University with billion Euros. With the development of “thinking technology”, machine manufacturers could create “thinking cars” and cognitive “home appliances”. The HBP will utilize “supercomputers to model the brain and…
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The continuing circus over GM corn in Europe

CFACT by Mischa Popoff Editor’s note from CFACT Senior Advisor Paul Driessen: The EU’s handling of pesticides and biotech seeds has gotten “curiouser and curiouser” with almost every passing year. But recently a new milestone was established: European corn borers have been chewing their way through Italy’s cornfields for several…
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Sugar is ‘addictive and the most dangerous drug of the times’

Telegraph By Bruno Waterfield Paul van der Velpen, the head of Amsterdam's health service, wants soft drinks to carry tobacco-style warnings about sugar Photo: ALAMY Paul van der Velpen, the head of Amsterdam's health service, the Dutch capital city where the sale of cannabis is legalised, wants to see sugar…
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Armed German Police Abduct Four Homeschooled Kids

The New American by Alex Newman Global outrage is mounting after an armed squad of 20 German police and social workers abducted four homeschooled children from their loving parents’ arms, relying on a Nazi-era prohibition on home education that has been used to ruthlessly terrorize embattled homeschooling families in Germany…
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EU plans to fit all cars with speed limiters

The Telegraph By Claire Carter All cars could be fitted with speed limiters under new EU proposals Photo: ALAMY Under the proposals new cars would be fitted with cameras that could read road speed limit signs and automatically apply the brakes when this is exceeded. Patrick McLoughlin, the Transport Secretary,…
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Built-in backdoor: German govt warns of significant Windows 8 security danger

RT Charley Gallay / Getty Images for Microsoft Windows / AFP Leaked documents from the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) indicate that the organization has become suspicious of Trusted Platform Module (TPM) technology built into an increasing number of Windows 8 PCs and tablets. Documents uncovered and leaked…
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Discord Mounting in the European Union (III)

Strategic Culture by Pyotr ISKENDEROV While Hungary should be recognized as the main hotbed of political resistance in today's European Union, the situation regarding opposition to Brussels in financial and economic issues is more varied and more dangerous to the Brussels bureaucracy. The Eurozone is clearly having a relapse, if…
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Discord Mounting in the European Union (II)

Strategic Culture by Pyotr ISKENDEROV Right on time for the conflicts in the European Union at the center of which Germany has found itself comes an IMF report unprecedented in its self-criticism. This report acknowledges the organization's serious mistakes in developing and implementing the anti-crisis program for Greece. In particular,…
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Discord Mounting in the European Union (I)

Strategic Culture by Pyotr ISKENDEROV Instead of overcoming the crisis together, Germany and other European Union member countries are exchanging more and more outrageous accusations. A schism in the ranks of the organization is deepening between the economic locomotive represented by Germany on the one hand and a number of…
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GMO green light? French court overturns ban on Monsanto corn

RT People hold signs during a demonstration against agribusiness giant Monsanto and genetically modified organisms (GMO) in front of the White House in Washington (AFP Photo / Nicholas Kamm) One of France’s top courts has thrown out a ban on genetically modified corn, which had been in place since March…
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3 Signs That Anti-GMO Activism Is Working In Europe

Waking Times There are days that Monsanto’s efforts to dominate the food supply through its patenting of GMO seeds seem so malicious and abhorrent, that any possibility of regular people and family farms taking back control over agriculture and our food source appears insurmountable. Yet, there are also days when…
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