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European nations look to bring their gold reserves home

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The financial crisis in Europe is prompting some nations to repatriate their gold reserves to national vaults. The Netherlands has moved $5 billion worth of gold from New York, and some are calling for similar action from France, Switzerland, and Germany. An unmatched pace of money printing by major central …

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UK government now openly funding Al Qaeda to take over Syria

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UK and France’s compulsion to lift the EU arms embargo will only lead to further bloodshed, and any weapons exports may fall into the hands of extremists, British journalist Neil Clark tells RT. The more weapons they send to Syria, the greater the danger they will be used to strike …

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French police raid home of former president Nicolas Sarkozy

Police officers have carried out a number of raids in Paris – on the villa Nicolas Sarkozy shares with his wife Carla Bruni, on the law offices of the former president’s attorneys and on the apartment provided to him by the government. Judge Jean-Michele Gentil and financial police searched the …

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Nicolas Sarkozy ordered the assassination of Hugo Chavez

Frederic Laurent Bouquet

The Venezuelan Minister of Correctional Services, Iris Varela, has announced on her Twitter account the expulsion of a French citizen known as Frédéric Laurent Bouquet, December 29, 2012. Mr. Bouquet (photo) had been arrested in Caracas on June 18, 2009, with three Dominican nationals in possession of an arsenal. In …

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French president awarded UNESCO peace prize for starting war in Mali

Francois Hollande

French President Francois Hollande has been awarded the annual Felix Houphouet-Boigny Peace Prize by UNESCO for his decision to invade Mali. Hollande received the major prize from the United Nations’ cultural organization during a ceremony in the French capital, Paris on Wednesday. The move has raised questions about how an …

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France to fund and arm al-Qaeda in Syria

The French government has ignored the will of voters who ousted warmonger Nicolas Sarkozy in recent elections, and is continuing its unpopular military adventurism abroad as well as its support for militant terrorism across the Arab World. France has announced that it will be funding and arming terrorists operating along …

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Germany to repatriate gold from US and France

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Germany’s Bundesbank plans to store half the national gold reserves in its own vaults by 2020. It will mean the return of 700 tons of the precious metal from the US and France This year the Bundesbank got back about 37 tons of gold from the US and France. The …

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EU rejects French report linking GM maize to cancer

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The EU’s food safety agency definitively rejected Wednesday a bombshell French report linking genetically modified corn to cancer, saying it failed to meet “acceptable scientific standards.” “Serious defects in the design and methodology of a paper by Seralini et al. mean it does not meet acceptable scientific standards,” the European …

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US, UK and France training Syrian rebels in Jordan

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Free Syrian Army fighters. Foreign instructors are training Syrian rebels in modern warfare in Jordan, suggest media reports from Europe. Sources claim the trainees will be the security force if Assad goes, while the combat skills they are being taught distort the picture. In the past three months some 200 …

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The real reason why the US and France are back in Iraq

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Why is Obama now re-committing the U.S. military to Iraq? Why is France strongly backing military action? Obama says it’s to protect minorities. That’s nothing new. Obama is the fourth president in a row to bomb Iraq … while claiming it is for humanitarian purposes. But the architects of the Iraq War (the one …

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France caught planning false flag terror attack in Britain

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French intelligence services planned to stage a terror attack in Britain and then blame it on neo-nazis in a bid to assassinate Muslim hate preacher Abu Hamza, according to an investigation by pressure group Hope Not Hate. Following the 1999 nail-bombing campaign in London, carried out by far-right terrorist David …

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U.S. action in Mali is another undeclared war – Ron Paul

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President Obama last week began his second term by promising that “a decade of war is now ending.” As he spoke, the US military was rapidly working its way into another war, this time in the impoverished African country of Mali. As far as we know, the US is only …

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France ready to recognize al-qaeda as Syria’s legitimate government

France’s recently elected socialist president and Bilderberg stooge François Hollande has told Syria’s CIA and MI6 run opposition to form a provisional government. Hollande said France would then officially recognize it as Syria’s legitimate government. In February, the Director of National Intelligence, James R. Clapper, told the Senate Armed Services committee that al-Qaeda has “infiltrated” the Syrian …

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Bras make breasts “saggier”, 15-year French study reveals

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Women who took off their bras for good experienced a 7mm lift in their nipples each year they didn’t wear a bra. Researchers also found that bra-less women developed firmer breasts and saw their stretch marks fade. Women have long been told that a good bra can help support the …

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Modern alchemy: scientists leach gold from water

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A small French start-up company is selling a technology with a hint of alchemy: turning water into gold. It does so by extracting from industrial waste water the last traces of any rare—and increasingly valuable—metal. “We leave only a microgramme per litre,” according to Steve van Zutphen, a Dutchman who …

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EU calls for explanations from Israel over diplomat scuffle

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European diplomats are holding Israel accountable over an incident where IDF servicemen attacked a EU humanitarian convoy in the West Bank on Friday. So far Tel Aviv has left the scandal in limbo, offering no official explanation for the incident. Diplomats from several EU countries have spoken out against the …

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Russia accuses west of arming Mali “Al-Qaeda” rebels

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Define irony? Here is one, or rather two, tries. Back in the 1970s, it was none other than the US that armed the Taliban “freedom fighters” fighting against the USSR in the Soviet-Afghanistan war, only to see these same freedom fighters eventually and furiously turn against the same US that …

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Millions across Europe protest banker induced austerity

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Massive anti-austerity strikes and protests swept across Europe as millions took to the streets to express their frustration over rising unemployment and dire economic prospects. Many rallies ended with violent clashes with police. Workers marched in 23 countries across Europe to mark the European Day of Action and Solidarity. General …

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Police raid home of IMF boss Christine Lagarde over Tapie scandal

Christine Lagarde

Police have searched the Paris home of the head of the International Monetary Fund as part of a fraud investigation centred on a supporter of former president Nicolas Sarkozy. Christine Lagarde‘s flat was raided along with that of her office manager and the home of businessman Bernard Tapie, a former politician, …

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