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    • German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives at a European People's Party (EPP) meeting ahead of a EU summit in Brussels, Belgium June 28, 2018
      Last update: 14:14 29.06.2018
      14:14 29.06.2018

      Merkel’s Lost Changing Room

      by Jon Gaunt

      Italy didn’t even qualify for the World Cup but their hard-line right-winger, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, has just scored an epic victory over the Germans and their lead bruiser and defender Angela Merkel after the EU went into extra time overnight to try and sort out the mess of the migration crisis.

    • This is a Monday, May 28, 2012 file picture, of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair leaves the High Court in London.
      Last update: 13:12 29.06.2018
      13:12 29.06.2018

      Tony Blair is Right About Anti-Terrorism Alliance With Russia

      by Neil Clark

      Even a stopped clock is right twice a day, the old saying goes. The truth of the adage has been proved yet again by the statements made by former British Prime Minister Tony Blair on the need for Britain to work with Russia to counter terrorism.

    • Police officers stand outside the house of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal who was found critically ill Sunday following exposure to an unknown substance in Salisbury, England, Tuesday, March 6, 2018
      Last update: 16:55 26.06.2018
      16:55 26.06.2018

      UK Taxpayers Lose Again

      by Jon Gaunt

      England fans in Russia might be dreaming and singing “football’s coming home” but one thing’s for sure the Skripal's are not coming home…to Salisbury. No instead Sergei the double agent is picking up a large chunk of a million quid off the British taxpayer for his house and his “contaminated” possessions

    • Map of Europe
      Last update: 16:33 26.06.2018
      16:33 26.06.2018

      Fortress Europe With Outposts

      by Finian Cunningham

      How much more can Europe’s international image be battered? For the past three years, it has witnessed boat loads of refugees drowning in the Mediterranean. Now the European Union is moving to set up holding camps in Africa to keep migrants at bay.

    • People walk amongst US national flags erected by students and staff from Pepperdine University as they pay their respects to honor the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks in New York, at their campus in Malibu, California
      Last update: 20:24 25.06.2018
      20:24 25.06.2018

      America's Problem is Not Immigration. America's Problem is White Supremacy

      by John Wight

      “The United States appear to be destined by Providence to plague America [the continent of] with misery in the name of liberty,” said the great 19th century Latin American emancipator, Simon Bolivar, in words that accurately describe the relationship between the US and Latin America to this day.

    • Players of English national team rejoice to the scored goal in a match of a group stage of the FIFA World Cup between English national teams and Panama
      Last update: 14:24 25.06.2018
      14:24 25.06.2018

      England Can Win World Cup - But No Thanks to 'Boycott Russia' Brigade

      by Neil Clark

      England’s 6-1 thrashing of Panama in the World Cup has left Three Lions fans dreaming of their team lifting the trophy for the first time since 1966.

    • (File) Members of the Household Cavalry are seen, with the London Eye wheel and Shard skyscraper behind, riding in the early morning in Hyde Park in London, Britain, May 11, 2018
      Last update: 14:27 22.06.2018
      14:27 22.06.2018

      Trump Should Inspire UK

      by Jon Gaunt

      These quotes are truly inspirational.

    • Members of US 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command stands next to a Patriot surface-to-air missile battery during the NATO multinational ground based air defence units exercise Tobruq Legacy 2017 at the Siauliai airbase. (File)
      Last update: 19:25 21.06.2018
      19:25 21.06.2018

      All Disquiet on Western Front

      by Finian Cunningham

      The US-led NATO military alliance earlier this month committed to a major escalation in force buildup on Russia's western flank. The development underscores Russia's long-held concern that the 29-member alliance is inevitably moving dangerously on a war footing.

    • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is seen on the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Britain, May 19, 2017
      Last update: 00:53 20.06.2018
      00:53 20.06.2018

      Why I Stand With Julian Assange

      by Lee Stranahan

      “Perhaps as an old man I will take great comfort in pottering around in a lab and gently talking to students in the summer evening and will accept suffering with insouciance. But not now; men in their prime, if they have convictions, are tasked to act on them.” - Julian Assange

    • US President Donald Trump steps away after the family photo at the G7 Summit in La Malbaie, Canada, June 8, 2018.
      Last update: 15:30 19.06.2018
      15:30 19.06.2018

      We Should Copy Trump on Migrants

      by Jon Gaunt

      I fully support Donald Trump and his tough zero tolerance policy towards illegal immigrants which has led to over a thousand children being separated from their parents and kept in holding pens until their parents are released a few days later and deported.

    • FIFA World Cup 2018 Business Center
      Last update: 15:10 19.06.2018
      15:10 19.06.2018

      World Cup Review and the Sputnik Intelligent Punter's Guide to Royal Ascot

      by Neil Clark

      We’ve almost reached the end of the first round of Group matches of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. What conclusions can we draw from the early action?

    • The Statue of Liberty stands beyond parts of a brick walkway damaged in Superstorm Sandy on Liberty Island in New York (File)
      Last update: 22:21 18.06.2018
      22:21 18.06.2018

      America… Its Own Worst Enemy

      by Finian Cunningham

      It is an epic paradox that President Donald Trump, like previous US presidents, boasts of America’s military supremacy and its vital role as defender of the nation.

    • World Cup 2018
      Last update: 17:29 18.06.2018
      17:29 18.06.2018

      Sorry Russophobes and Neocons, the World Cup in Russia is Off to a Flyer

      by John Wight

      The World Cup in Russia is off to a flyer, serving up a feast of football amid the special and unique atmosphere generated by this quadrennial event. Fans from every corner of the globe having been packing the stadiums, some of them custom-built, reminding us that despite our differences we are one human family.

    • Flag of England
      Last update: 14:26 15.06.2018
      14:26 15.06.2018

      England Has Fallen

      by Jon Gaunt

      England has fallen. Sorry to be over dramatic but we have to face facts our great country, our traditions, our history and our very culture is under attack not by immigrants or even Jihadis but by the snowflake Common Purpose liberals who infest every section of public life.

    • FILE--In this April 30, 2015, file photo, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors Inc., unveils the company's newest products, Powerwall and Powerpack in Hawthorne, Calif. Tesla announced Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, that it had been selected by the utility to construct the battery storage project at the Mira Loma substation in Riverside County
      Last update: 15:35 14.06.2018
      15:35 14.06.2018

      Elon Musk's War With Media Will Ruin Tesla

      by Ivan Danilov

      Elon Musk claims that the media are biased against Tesla Motors and are basically in bed with the Big Oil. He slams his critics for publishing fake news, while various media outlets strike back, accusing him of incompetence and even claim that Musk promotes a website linked to a sex cult.

    • U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un walk in the Capella Hotel after their working lunch, on Sentosa island in Singapore June 12, 2018
      Last update: 18:02 13.06.2018
      18:02 13.06.2018

      Why Do Mainstream Media Hate Trump's Triumph?

      by Jon Gaunt

      The mainstream media, and the BBC, in particular, seem to hate Donald Trump more than Kim Jong-un.

    • U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un shake hands during the signing of a document after their summit at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore June 12, 2018
      Last update: 21:43 12.06.2018
      21:43 12.06.2018

      Trump Rises to Occasion for Peace

      by Finian Cunningham

      Stranger things can happen. Maybe – just maybe – the United States and North Korea can find a way towards securing a lasting peace – despite being sworn enemies for the last seven decades.

      Kim-Trump Summit in Singapore
    • U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un walk after lunch at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore June 12, 2018.
      Last update: 17:20 12.06.2018
      17:20 12.06.2018

      Singapore Summit: A Momentous Event Pregnant With Risk and Hope

      by John Wight

      The Oxford dictionary definition of the adjective ‘momentous’ is as follows: ‘Of great importance or significance, especially in having a bearing on future events.’ It is therefore a word that could have been invented with the Singapore summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un in mind.

      Kim-Trump Summit in Singapore
    • The 2018 FIFA World Cup stand ahead of the 2017 St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). (File)
      Last update: 20:10 11.06.2018
      20:10 11.06.2018

      Countdown to Russia: Eight World Cup 'Dark Horses'

      by Neil Clark

      We’ve profiled the market leaders for the World Cup in a series of Sportsworld columns- but what about those teams who might outperform their odds and perhaps even be surprise winners? Let’s take a look at the ‘dark horses’ of Russia 2018.

    • Vladimir Putin at the SCO Summit in Qingdao.
      Last update: 16:10 09.06.2018
      16:10 09.06.2018

      Ten Years On, Putin Told Them So

      by Finian Cunningham

      You can hardly blame Russian President Vladimir Putin for enjoying a “told you so moment”. He lately reminded European leaders that their all-out spat with the United States is what happens when you are too deferential to American hegemonic ambitions.