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Neo-Nazi name used by German cops as codeword while guarding Erdogan on Berlin visit

A pair of police officers in eastern Germany used the name of a notorious neo-Nazi extremist to work undercover during an operation to protect Turkish President Erdogan who visited Berlin this week, local media reveal. Criminal police in the eastern German state of Saxony are inquiring into two members of elite counter-terrorism unit SEK, the regional interior ministry said. The ...

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Poison plot thickens: German doctors cannot define toxin allegedly used against Pussy Riot founder

German doctors cannot determine the substance used in the alleged poisoning of the Russian artist who was sent abroad by his fellow art group members, apparently in hopes of confirming the theory of government involvement. The artist in question is Pyotr Verzilov – one of the founders of the notorious Voina Art Group, and the mastermind behind the ‘performance art’ ...

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WhatsApp founder, Brian Acton, says Facebook used him to get its acquisition past EU regulators

WhatsApp founder, Brian Acton, who left Facebook a year ago — before going on to publicly bite the hand that fed him, by voicing support for the #DeleteFacebook movement (and donating $ 50M to alternative encrypted messaging app, Signal) — has delved into the ethics clash behind his acrimonious departure in an interview with Forbes. And for leaving a cool ~$ 850M in unvested ...

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Russian Il-20 downed by Syrian missile after attacking Israel’s F-16s used it as cover – Russian MoD

The Russian military say the Israeli raid on Syria triggered a chain of events, which led to the shooting down of a Russian Il-20 plane by a Syrian S-200 surface-to-air missile. Moscow reserves the right to respond accordingly. Read more On Monday evening four Israeli F-16 fighter jets attacked targets in Syria’s Latakia after approaching from the Mediterranean, a statement ...

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‘Serious breach’ or ‘blackmail’: What's EU Article 7 & why has it been used against Orban's Hungary?

What has Hungary done to deserve the European Union’s “nuclear option”, and will it suffer any consequences beyond a harsh rebuke? What is the sinister-sounding Article 7? The article – one of eight – is part of the Treaty on European Union, which serves as its equivalent of a constitution, and has existed in various forms since 1992. It is ...

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Bolton promises ‘much stronger’ response if chemical weapons used in Syria

US national security adviser John Bolton has warned that the US, France and UK will launch a ‘much stronger’ response to any chemical weapons attack in Syria, as the US bolsters its regional military presence in preparation. “We’ve tried to convey the message in recent days that if there’s a third use of chemical weapons, the response will be much ...

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Don’t ‘monkey this up’: Democrats say Florida GOP candidate used ‘racist dog whistle’

Florida gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis has been denounced by the Democrats and the media as racist, for saying voters shouldn’t “monkey this up” by voting for his socialist opponent, who happens to be black. President Donald Trump’s endorsement propelled DeSantis to easy victory in Tuesday’s Republican primary. The outgoing Governor Rick Scott, also a Republican, won his primary to challenge ...

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VIDEO claimed to show mid-air explosion of drone used in attack on Maduro

A video has emerged on social media purporting to show the exact moment a drone, reportedly aimed at Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, bursts into pieces in Caracas skies after apparently being shot down by the military. The footage, which has since been shared over 1,200 times, was posted on Sunday by Cesar Guardiola, who describes himself as a security advisor ...

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Ecuador, which used to kick out US military, to open new US ‘Security Cooperation Office’

The United States will soon be cooperating with Ecuador in dealing with security issues through a new office. The previous government in Ecuador scaled down military cooperation with the Americans. The establishment of the new Security Cooperation Office, which was reported by Ecuadorean Defense Minister Oswaldo Jarrin on Thursday, is the latest move by President Lenin Moreno’s government to depart ...

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Vagina beer, stag semen & space yeast: Outrageous ingredients used to market craft booze (POLL)

In the crowded craft beer market, you have to have a USP to stay ahead of the competition. But one Polish brewery may have gone too far, after offering beer brewed with bacteria from the vaginas of two female models. Thanks to a successful crowdfunding campaign, the brewery, based in the southern Polish town of Katowice, The Order of Yoni ...

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