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Political Infighting: Erdogan Party Strips Power From Davutoglu

Political Infighting: Erdogan Party Strips Power From Davutoglu

In the latest sign of Turkey’s slide toward dictatorship, the ruling AK Party has taken steps to remove power from Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and to consolidate authority behind embattled President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. In recent weeks, the Turkish parliament has taken aggressive steps toward abandoning the country’s secular constitution. If achieved, this would cement broader […]

Six EU States to Resurrect National Borders in Mid-May

Six EU States to Resurrect National Borders in Mid-May

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The authorities of Germany, France, Austria, Belgium, Denmark and Sweden are in favor of extending the temporary border controls within the European Union, which are due to expire in May, in the framework of the Schengen Borders Code rules, German media reported Saturday.According to Die Welt, such proposal has been sent in writing to the First Vice-President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans and the […]

‘Inconsistency & cowardice’: German activists decry Merkel’s collaboration with ‘despot Erdogan’

‘Inconsistency & cowardice’: German activists decry Merkel’s collaboration with ‘despot Erdogan’

Dozens of pro-Kurdish activists alongside members of Germany’s Pirate Party have held a rally outside the Chancellery in Berlin rejecting Angela Merkel’s cooperation with the Turkish President, which they claim made her an accomplice in human rights violations. Gathered outside the seat of the Chancellor, demonstrators wielding Kurdish flags and banners were addressed by Bruno […]

Meet some of Ted Cruz’s harshest critics – Republicans

Meet some of Ted Cruz’s harshest critics – Republicans

… by  Ian Greenhalgh Few politicians are popular these days; however, few are as unpopular, you might even say loathed as Ted Cruz. Quite how such an unlikeable and widely despised figure can attempt to run for president boggles the mind; just another perplexing aspect of what is a thoroughly unfathomable election campaign. Then there […]

Can Putin and Poroshenko agree on sending peacekeepers to the Donbass?

Can Putin and Poroshenko agree on sending peacekeepers to the Donbass?

… by  Ian Greenhalgh While the Western MSM has largely stopped reporting on the situation in Eastern Ukraine, we at VT have been keeping an eye on things. Ceasefire violations are a daily occurrence  and there continue to be casualties on both sides. The Kiev regime has spent the ceasefire re-arming, re-equipping and  re-training it’s […]

Who is Endangering the Global Security?  

Who is Endangering the Global Security?  

         By Sajjad Shaukat for Veterans Today   Russia’s Defense Ministry hosted the fifth Moscow Conference on International Security, held in Moscow on April 27-28, 2016 with the participation of high military officials and experts from around the world to discuss the fight against terrorism and other pressing security challenges. Besides, security […]

The United States is preparing to offer Israel the largest military aid package offered to any country in US history

The United States is preparing to offer Israel the largest military aid package offered to any country in US history

… by  Ian Greenhalgh Why does the US give Israel billions of dollars in military aid each year? Why do less than 6 million European Jews, invaders and oppressors of a foreign land and it’s people deserve to be so lavishly armed and equipped? The answer can only be that there is vast corruption at […]

Results of the East Coast primary: Trump wins all 5; Clinton wins MD, DE, PA, CT; Sanders wins RI

Results of the East Coast primary: Trump wins all 5; Clinton wins MD, DE, PA, CT; Sanders wins RI

Tonight Donald Trump reigned triumphant in all five states, while Hillary Clinton continues to lead, narrowing the odds that Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders and John Kasich will be able to rally a comeback for their respective parties’ nominations. Almost instantaneously, the Associated Press called Connecticut, Maryland and Pennsylvania for Trump. At the same time, Maryland […]

TRUTH JIHAD: Will Hillary Clinton lose to Donald Trump?

TRUTH JIHAD: Will Hillary Clinton lose to Donald Trump?

“Hillary has exactly zero chance of winning a general election against Trump.” (Unless of course the fix is in.)

Iran has prevented ISIS from taking over Baghdad and Damascus, president claims

Iran has prevented ISIS from taking over Baghdad and Damascus, president claims

By Rudaw ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani lauded Iran’s actions in the Middle East,  claiming that Tehran has prevented the Islamic State (ISIS) from taking over much larger parts of the region. “Without Iran… now we would have faced the terrorist government of Daesh (ISIS),” Rouhani said at a seminar on culture […]

Dead Israeli general, serial rapist given hero status

Dead Israeli general, serial rapist given hero status

Jim W. Dean – We do like the rebel side of Uri, where he will contest the hero status being laid upon General Ze’evi, one of Israel’s serial rapists, murderers, and gangsters. Think of all the nice deserving people who got passed over.

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