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Declining tradition: 874 cars were torched in France on New Year’s Eve, fewer than in previous years

[CNN] “A total of 874 vehicles were set ablaze across France on New Year’s Eve as part of a decades-old…

Posted in Australia-Oceania France Global Village New Caledonia

Indigenous Kanak separatists boycott New Caledonia independence vote, 96% of those who voted chose to remain part of France

[AP News] “Voters in the French island territory of New Caledonia chose overwhelmingly Sunday to stay part of France, in…

Posted in Algeria France

60 years later, France pressured to recognise the 1961 Paris massacre of Algerians as a ‘state crime’

[Al Jazeera] “Sixty years ago, Algerians in Paris were arrested, killed, and drowned in the Seine by French police [and…

Posted in Denmark France Germany Netherlands Norway Sweden USA

Revealed: Danish secret service helped NSA spy on German Chancellor Angela Merkel, other EU politicians

[Deutsche Welle] “Denmark’s secret service helped the US National Security Agency (NSA) spy on EU leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel…

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History of CIA coups, assassinations, false flag operations and mass murder

[CovertAction Magazine] “Vijay Prashad’s new book Washington Bullets: A History of the CIA, Coups, and Assassinations, details how manufactured foreign threats…

Posted in Belgium Bulgaria Cyprus EU France Germany Greece Italy Lebanon Spain UK USA

US claim “Hezbollah storing explosives in Europe” goes viral but EU countries’ refutations largely ignored

[AP News, FR24 News] “Militant group Hezbollah has stored chemicals that can be used to make explosives in several European…

Posted in France Libya Syria USA

Decades of Hillary Clinton controversies exposed: LaFarge, Libya, Syria, terrorism and the presidential nomination

[Observer] “One of the most troubling revelations exposed by Wikileaks has been completely ignored by mainstream media. On August 1, Wikileaks shared…

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Operation Timber Sycamore: Saudis provide money and arms, U.S. trains Syrian rebels

[The New York Times] “When President Obama secretly authorized the Central Intelligence Agency to begin arming Syria’s embattled rebels in 2013, the spy…

Posted in France UK

The Rothschild Libel: What’s true about the Battle of Waterloo and stock market manipulation claim?

[The Independent] “Thirty years after the dust had settled on the fields of Waterloo, a poisonous anti-Semitic pamphlet circulated in…

Posted in France

Charlie Hebdo shooting: After defending “free expression”, France jails people for ironic comments

[The Electronic Intifada] “It may sound like an ironic joke, but it isn’t. Less than a week after the massive…

Posted in France Jordan Syria UK USA

US, UK, France are involved in training Syrian anti-government rebels in Jordan

[REUTERS] “Americans are training Syrian anti-government fighters in Jordan, the German weekly Der Spiegel said on Sunday, quoting what it…

Posted in France Spain

Former French envoy denies Spanish PM Gonzalez connected to anti-ETA death-squads

[The Independent] After recent accusations, “Felipe Gonzalez received strong support yesterday from the former French ambassador to Madrid, who said…

Posted in France New Zealand

Revealed after 20 years: French president Mitterrand approved bombing of Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior, killing one

[The New York Times] “Twenty years ago, two French secret service frogmen attached mines to the hull of a ship…

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Yadana Gas Pipeline: US oil firm Unocal settles lawsuits over abuses with Myanmar villagers

[Environment News Service] “Oil giant Unocal has settled out of court in two lawsuits filed in the United States by…