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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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Swiss war game envisages invasion by bankrupt French

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Hordes of bankrupt French invade Switzerland to get their hands on their “stolen” money — such is the imaginary scenario cooked up by the Swiss military in simulations revealed over the weekend. Carried out in August, the apparently outlandish army exercise was based on the premise of an attack by …

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Nicolas Sarkozy charged in corruption scandal

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Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been charged with taking financial advantage of France’s richest women, elderly L’Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, in a scandal over illegal campaign funding. Sarkozy was placed under formal investigation on Thursday, his lawyer told AFP, adding that he would immediately appeal. This comes after the …

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Hollande wins French presidential election with 51.9% of votes

First official results show Socialist Party candidate Francois Hollande has defeated incumbent President Nicolas Sarkozy, who managed to secure only 48.1 per cent of the votes. Sarkozy has conceded defeat, asking that Hollande’s victory be respected. The estimates were carried by French media after all polling stations closed at 20:00 …

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France fighting the ‘War on Terror’ by banning cash

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It was just a matter of time before Western governments used the trumped up “War on Terror” as an excuse to drastically ratchet up the very real war on the use of cash and personal privacy that they are waging against their own citizens. Taking advantage of public anxiety in …

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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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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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Nicolas Sarkozy ordered the assassination of Hugo Chavez

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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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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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Police raid home of IMF boss Christine Lagarde over Tapie scandal

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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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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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British paper claims western troops are in Syria

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The British Daily Star has reported in their article, “SAS HUNT BIO ARMS,” that, “nearly 200 elite SAS and SBS troops are in or around Syria hunting for Assad’s weapons of mass destruction.” The Star also claims that the SAS are accompanied by British MI6, US CIA, and both French …

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