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'Israel intercepted millions of French calls'

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 26 2013, 9:30pm CDT | by IANS

'Israel intercepted millions of French calls'
Paris, Oct 27 (IANS) Israeli agents hacked millions of phone calls and messages in France, media reported citing a leaked US intelligence document.
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The Best Way the U.S. Can Help Fight ISIL Is Staying Out

Sep 15 2014 2:08pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

When president Obama repeated what has become a ritual for every president since George Bush the Elder and from the White House announced a new war on Iraq, the question that should have come to everyone's mind is, "exactly what Middle East success story gives the US both the credentials and credibility to intervene there?" Decent people around the world are revolted by the cruelty shown by ISIL -- not just the sophisticated video productions of the brutal beheadin ...
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Libya Becoming 'Terror Hub on EU's Doorstep'

Sep 10 2014 5:20am CDT | Source: Big Government

Libya has been labelled a “nest of terrorists”, as France warns that the country is becoming a hub for terrorism on Europe’s doorstep, and has called on the international community to once again intervene, The Local has reported. “The south is a sort of hub for terrorist groups where they come to re-supply – including with weapons – and re-organise. In the north, the political and economic centres of the country are now ...
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Vatican car carrying drugs intercepted
Paris, Sep 17 (IANS/EFE) French police have confiscated cocaine and marijuana from a car with Vatican plates, after it entered the country from Spain, RTL radio reported. | by IANS
 
Meteorite that killed dinosaurs helped forests bloom
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) A giant meteorite that wiped out dinosaurs along with evergreen flowering plants 66 million years ago gave rise to deciduous plants - plants that lose their leaves at some point during the year, a significant study reveals. | by IANS
 
Spain may prosecute citizens who join jihadi groups
Madrid, Sep 17 (IANS/EFE) The Spanish government is thinking about amending the criminal code to allow Spaniards who take part in foreign conflicts, especially those in which radical Islamic groups are involved, to be prosecuted on terrorism charges. | by IANS
 
 

Obama: Mr. "We Don't Have A Strategy Yet" Does the Troubled NATO Summit

Sep 5 2014 12:03pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

The UK's Cardiff, Wales is the place where Doctor Who is produced. Which makes it a fine location for the NATO summit. Largely an exercise in fantasy, like the longest-running science fiction show on the planet, NATO, since the end of the Soviet superpower erased the Cold War fear of a Red Army surge through the heart of Western Europe to the Bay of Biscay, has been an institution in search of a new m ...
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On Hollande and the Ukraine Crisis

Aug 5 2014 10:11am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

In French, the word "Mistral" has usually carried two associations. Most people know "le Mistral" as the strong wind that periodically sweeps down the Rhône Valley and into the Mediterranean, often heralding a change of season. The wind is actually named after a frequently overlooked French writer, Frédéric Mistral, an expert on the Provençal dialect and the winner of the 1904 Nobel Prize in ...
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Marine Le Pen Would Win French Presidential Election if it Were Held Today, Poll Says

Aug 1 2014 8:41am CDT | Source: Big Government

The leader of France's anti-immigration, anti-EU Front National would win the first round of a French presidential election if it were held today, a new poll reveals. The IFOP poll for political magazine Marianne shows that Marine Le Pen would beat all candidates from the two mainstream parties, including incumbent president François Hollande, with 26 percent of the vote. Despite his ongoing legal problems, former president Nicolas Sa ...
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[Ticker] Sarkozy campaign probe launched

Jul 29 2014 2:51am CDT | Source: EUobserver.com

French authorities have launched a probe into illicit funding of Nicolas Sarkozy's 2007 presidential campaign, reports Le Parisian. The paper says the campaign allegedly benefited from a system of fake invoices and fraud. Sarkozy, who is rumoured to seek a ...
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Burka Bans Spread Across Europe as Catalan Town Becomes Latest to Ban Full Face Veil

Jul 21 2014 10:15am CDT | Source: Big Government

The town of Reus in the Catalan province of Tarragona has become the first in Spain to ban the wearing of full-face veils in public, a move which follows a judgment on July 1 by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) which found that a French law banning the wearing of the veil did not breach the Convention on Human Rights. The Strasbourg judges said the French ban was justified because of respect for life in society: "The barrier raised against others by a veil ...
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French tycoon comes under lense in fraud probe

Source: Politics Balla | Jun 29 2013, 5:53am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

French tycoon comes under lense in fraud probe
Paris, June 29 (IANS) Bernard Tapie, one of France's popular business personalities, was placed under formal investigation Friday on charges of using political influence to win a large state pay-out in 2008.
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