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Macron laments 'weak' Europe, calls for unity in major speech on EU

Macron laments 'weak' Europe, calls for unity in major speech on EU

Mr Macron called for much closer ties on economic, defence and immigration affairs as he accepted that pro-nationalist forces were on the march because of the failure to defend the European ideal. It was welcomed by Martin Selmayr, chief of staff of European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. "A euro zone budget would set exactly the wrong incentives", he said.


Caucasus States, and Kurds, Assess Kurdistan's Independence Drive

Caucasus States, and Kurds, Assess Kurdistan's Independence Drive

Mr Barzani said the referendum would not draw borders, and that afterwards there could be talks with Baghdad for a year or two. According to Kalin, the decision to hold referendum "has already triggered a major crisis across the region and the globe".


Sanders Points Out Hypocrisy In National Anthem Protests

Sanders Points Out Hypocrisy In National Anthem Protests

The White House press conference on Monday (Sept 25) dominated by the battle of words between President Donald Trump and numerous country's top athletes over kneeling during the national anthem. "This should be something that every American can get behind", Sanders said, pretending issue is "the flag". White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders answers questions during a briefing at the White House September 25, 2017 in Washington, DC.


Prototypes for Trump's border wall break ground in San Diego

Prototypes for Trump's border wall break ground in San Diego

Customs and Border Protection. "We don't want any violence, we don't want the wall at all, but especially not now", said Enrique Morones from Border Angels. An area has been designated in Otay Mesa, near the U.S. Mexico border where large crowds may gather in a "free speech zone". He has also appeared to acknowledge he won't require border wall funding to be part of a possible deal to save the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA.


China banks told to stop N.Korea business

China banks told to stop N.Korea business

Reuters cited General Administration of Customs' report, indicating that the country's total trade with North Korea was $3.61bn in the first eight months of the year, marking an increase of 7.5% from the corresponding period last year. The quake came at the end of a week that saw a blistering war of words between Kim and Trump, with the U.S. leader using his maiden speech at the UN General Assembly to warn that Washington would "totally destroy" the North if America or its allies were ...


Jeremy Corbyn REJECTS accusations Labour are REAL 'nasty party'

Jeremy Corbyn REJECTS accusations Labour are REAL 'nasty party'

The rule change, which is expected to pass comfortably on Tuesday afternoon, was proposed by the Jewish Labour Movement (JLM) and backed by Corbyn. The fringe debate, organised by the Holocaust Educational Trust and the Anti-Semitism Policy Trust, looked at anti-Semitism on the left of politics.