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January 3, 2019 10:13 PM World War 3: US-backed Taiwan unleash SUPERSONIC missile as China conflict LOOMS

A SUPERSONIC cruise missile has been unveiled by Taiwan just hours before Chinese President Xi Jinping said that Taiwanese independence would be a “dead end.” In a new year's speech earlier this week, Tsai said China must use peaceful means to resolve its differences with Taiwan and respect its democratic values. Tsai spoke after Chinese President Xi Jinping 131

January 2, 2019 11:57 AM Cuba’s Castro ATTACKS Trump and tells Cubans to prepare for ALL scenarios

CUBA’S former leader Raul Castro urged his fellow citizens to prepare for all scenarios to defend their country’s independence as he accused the US of returning to a policy of confrontation after the distention lived during the Obama administration. Mr Castro, head of the Cuban Communist Party, delivered a speech during the celebration of the 60th anniversary 131

December 31, 2018 12:44 AM Why legalising gay sex in India is not a Western idea

The decriminalisation of gay sex was arguably the biggest news story of 2018 in India. So, it wasn't surprising when it became a hotly debated topic at one of the year-end parties I recently attended in Delhi. The common consensus was that the Supreme Court's decision to strike down a colonial-era law has pushed the country towards adopting Western ideals 85

December 21, 2018 5:41 PM Barcelona protests: Catalonians clash with police as they demand independence from Madrid

BARCELONA protesters clashed with Spanish police on Friday as they marched for Catalonia independence from Madrid ahead of Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez visit. Spanish demonstrators wearing high-viz vests replicated the Gilet-Jaunes protests which swept through France and Belgium earlier this month. Around 30 police officers were injured during the violent 125

December 21, 2018 11:05 AM Barcelona PROTESTS: Spain chaos as Catalan separatists RIOT at Spanish PM’s arrival

CATALAN separatists have clashed with riot police in Barcelona with the region on high alert over fears of more violence. Officers dragged masked protesters from roads on Friday as Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez held crunch talks in the Catalan capital on the independence crisis. Demonstrators wearing high-viz vests sat on the AP7 highway, which 277

December 18, 2018 11:44 AM Mourinho put in charge of Brexit

Mourinho will move straight from the United job to the government position and is already assigning blame for the total failure of Brexit to civil servants, the EU and anyone who preceded him in the post. He said: “Any Brexit secretary can only be as good as the team he has to work with, and my team is shit. They do not have any of the qualities I need. I hate them. “If you wish to examine 70

December 14, 2018 12:37 PM India BOMBSHELL: How Britain 'STOLE £36TRILLION from India and LIED about it'

INDIA produced over £36trillion in goods and trade to fund the British Empire which was ultimately "stolen" by the Westminster elite, according to academics. The British Raj in India lasted from 1858 to 1947, when the country gained independence when Lord Louis Mountbatten partitioned the country and Pakistan was established as a nation state. Before 237

December 3, 2018 7:58 AM Spain: Far right wins seats in Andalusia election for first time since Franco

The Vox party, which opposes illegal immigration and Catalan independence, won 12 seats in the Andalusia parliamentary elections. Vox, which opposes illegal immigration and Catalan independence, won 12 seats in the Andalusia parliamentary elections, bringing an end to three decades of socialist rule in the southern Spanish region. The party had been predicted 98

November 29, 2018 12:02 AM World War 3 fears INTENSIFY as Ukraine vows MILITARY response to ‘Russian aggression’

FEARS of major conflict are growing after the Ukrainian foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin vowed the country would respond militarily to “Russian aggression”, following the seizure of three Ukrainian ships. Mr Klimkin issued the extraordinary warning during an interview with Sky News. It follows the seizure of three Ukrainian vessels by Russian forces on Sunday 93

November 25, 2018 9:14 AM Swiss vote on going it alone in sovereignty referendum

The Swiss love their referendums, but a proposal being put to voters about Swiss sovereignty on Sunday morning has upset almost the whole of the political spectrum and could affect Swiss relations with the EU and even the United Nations. The main proposal calls for Swiss law to take precedence over international law and treaties. For supporters like Aliki 67