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'Battle for sovereignty': Swiss party kicks off campaign to scrap Free Movement deal with EU

A right-wing Swiss party has started a campaign for a referendum to scrap a deal allowing border-free travel of EU citizens to Switzerland, potentially adding to bilateral tensions. The right-wing and anti-immigration Swiss People’s Party (SVP) and Action for Independent and Neutral Switzerland (AUNS) popular movement have until July 2019 to amass the required 100,000 signatures in order for the ...

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Condi Rice warns #MeToo movement risks 'infantilizing' women

Former US Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice cautioned against turning women into “snowflakes” as she weighed in on the ongoing #MeToo movement. She called it a positive thing that risks doing more harm than good. In an interview with CNN’s David Axelrod on ‘The Axe Files,’ Rice said that the ongoing movement to reveal sexual improprieties committed by certain men ...

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Is #MeToo movement ‘spoiling’ Christmas? Fox News host stirs up outrage online

Published time: 10 Dec, 2017 16:50 Edited time: 10 Dec, 2017 16:51 Fox News pundit Laura Ingraham is concerned the #MeToo movement is a “spoiler” for Christmas parties and is taking the “fun” out of the festive season. “Is the #MeToo movement becoming a spoiler for this season’s Christmas parties?” Ingraham asked at the start of her segment, The Ingraham ...

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US, Turkey agree to fight ‘all terrorists’ together, including Kurdish PKK & Gulen movement – Ankara

Published time: 24 Nov, 2017 21:45 Edited time: 24 Nov, 2017 21:57 Washington and Ankara have agreed to join forces not only to fight ISIS, but against “all terrorists organizations,” including the Kurdish PKK and the Fetullah Gulen’s movement, the Turkish presidency has said following Recep Erdogan’s phone conversation with Donald Trump. The two leaders also “discussed recent developments in ...

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Israel denies entry to 7 French officials for ‘supporting boycott movement’

Seven members of a 20-person delegation from Europe have been denied entry to Israel for apparently calling for a boycott on products made by Israeli companies in occupied Palestinian territories, local media report. The delegation, which includes French members of the European Parliament, members of the French parliament and mayors of French cities, is expected to arrive next week. Read ...

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Far-right ‘Identitarian’ movement aiming to launch UK branch, but who are they?

A far-right movement which has united young nationalists from Canada, the US and across the European Union, resulting in shocking, often hostile anti-migration campaigns, is plotting to set up shop in the UK. Read more Génération Identitaire rose to notoriety when it blocked the roads to the Calais migrant camp and attempted to block a charity vessel bringing migrants from ...

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Neo-Nazi leader quits movement after coming out as gay & revealing he’s Jewish

Published time: 18 Oct, 2017 09:29 A prominent neo-Nazi and National Front organizer has come out as gay and revealed his Jewish heritage. He made the revelations about his violent past while renouncing far-right extremism. Kevin Wilshaw, 58, spent his entire adult life promoting white supremacism and was a high-profile figure in the National Front (NF) in the 1980s. He ...

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GOP should have stood up to Trump's 'birther' movement: Flake

The Republican Party should have cut off Donald Trump’s “birther” movement in its infancy, an anti-Trump Republican senator said Sunday. Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona said he regrets that his fellow Republicans kept quiet years ago as Trump rallied his phony conspiracy theory that former President Barack Obama wasn’t born in the United States. “I wish that we, as a ...

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Eurozone crisis: Italy’s Five Star Movement DEMANDS referendum on future of euro

Alessandro Di Battista, a powerful figure in Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S), revived his party’s calls for a referendum on euro membership after it appeared some of his colleagues had gone soft on the issue. The MP, one of the movement’s most prominent parliamentarians, was asked in an interview if a vote should be held – to which he ...

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Italy must COMMAND respect from the EU amid migrant row, 5 Star movement MP claims

Luigi Di Maio, 30, the Vice President of the Chamber of Deputies, told the Italian Parliament today: “The problem is not about keeping or not the euro, or being or not pro-EU. “In order to talk about alternative measures to make our country great, the only requisite is for the government of Italy to command respect from the EU and ...

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