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  • New German coronavirus cases rise by more than 10,000 for first time: RKI

    10/21/2020 9:33:34 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 26 replies ^ | OCTOBER 22, 2020 | Reuters Staff
    BERLIN (Reuters) - The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany rose by more than 10,000 in a single day for the first time, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Tuesday. The institute recorded 11,287 new cases in its daily update for a total of 392,049. The previous day’s increase was 7,830. The reported death toll rose by 30 to 9,905, the tally showed.
  • Australia: Four Newborn Babies Die After Being Denied Heart Surgery Due to COVID Travel Rules

    10/21/2020 7:01:02 AM PDT · by george76 · 21 replies
    Summit News ^ | 21 October, 202 | Paul Joseph Watson
    Interstate transfers to Melbourne blocked due to corona lockdown restrictions. Four newborn babies in Adelaide, Australia have died after being denied life-saving heart surgery due to coronavirus travel restrictions. Adelaide is the only mainland Australian capital that doesn’t provide paediatric cardiac surgery, therefore around 100 babies a year have to be sent interstate to receive treatment. However, due to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions imposed by the Australian government, transfers to Melbourne have stopped and the babies have to make a longer journey to Sydney instead. “Obsetrician Professor John Svigos said four babies who had died in Adelaide in the past month...
  • Think Tank Funded by U.S. And Foreign Governments Calls for Suppression of Breitbart, Fox, Conservative Media

    10/18/2020 11:59:50 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 18 2020 | ALLUM BOKHARI
    The German Marshall Fund (GMF), an influential globalist think tank founded by the state of Germany to promote deeper ties between America and Europe — and funded in part by the U.S. government — has branded Breitbart News, Fox News, the Blaze, and the Federalist as “deceptive” news outlets, urging social media platforms to suppress their engagement. The GMF, which claims to be a “non-partisan” organization, relies on the opinions of NewsGuard, an unaccountable Microsoft-linked establishment project that purports to “rate” the validity of news sites. The report divides so-called “deceptive” news outlets into two tiers. “Manipulators,” that the GMF...
  • Budapest Blasts Biden on ‘Son’s Ukrainian Energy Deals’ After Attack on Hungary and Poland

    10/17/2020 4:00:19 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 17 2020 | JACK MONTGOMERY
    Joe Biden has triggered a huge diplomatic row with NATO members Hungary and Poland after appearing to lump them in with Belarus as “totalitarian regimes”, with the Hungarian government demanding answers on his family’s alleged corruption in Ukraine. “You see what’s happening in everything from Belarus to Poland to Hungary and the rise of totalitarian regimes in the world, and, as well as, this President embraces all the thugs of the world,” said the 77-year-old presidential hopeful at a recent town hall event. Biden’s seeming comparison of Poland and Hungary, both European Union democracies and parties to the NATO defence...
  • Muslim Migrant ‘Ambassador of Saxony’ Beats Woman to Death

    10/16/2020 5:42:06 PM PDT · by T Ruth · 20 replies
    FrontPageMagazine ^ | Wed Oct 14, 2020 | Robert Spencer
    ***The German-language news outlet TAG24 reported Wednesday that a man identified only as “Edris Z.” had carried out “a coldly planned revenge murder” against his former girlfriend, a “refugee aid worker had previously denounced the Afghan-born man under the Protection Against Violence Act.” This is horrific enough, but it gets even worse: Edris Z. was in the past hailed as a model migrant, and even dubbed an “Ambassador of Saxony.” TAG24 states that Edris emigrated from Afghanistan to Germany in 1995, that is, well before Angela Merkel initiated the mass Muslim migration that has inundated Germany in the last few...
  • 'No basis for negotiations': UK tells EU's Michel Barnier not to come to London for talks Boris Johnson says Britain should prepare for final no-deal break as Lord Frost updates EU's chief negotiator on PM's latest statement (NO DEAL LIKELY)

    10/16/2020 2:50:48 PM PDT · by sinsofsolarempirefan · 23 replies
    The UK has rebuffed Brussels' offer of intensified trade talks next week, telling the European Union's chief negotiator there is "no basis for negotiations". The Prime Minister on Friday accused European leaders of having "abandoned the idea of a free trade deal" and told the country to "get ready" for a no-deal outcome in the negotiations after his October 15 deadline for reaching an agreement passed. European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen had responded to his media statement by vowing that the EU would carry on negotiating, suggesting talks next week in London would go ahead as planned. But...
  • Turkey used Russian missile system to track NATO fighter jets, US lawmakers suspect

    10/09/2020 5:25:32 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 18 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | October 09, 2020 06:00 AM | Joel Gehrke, Foreign Affairs Reporter
    Turkey has “activated” a Russian-made S-400 anti-aircraft defense system to track F-16 fighter jets flown by several other NATO members, U.S. lawmakers and analysts suspect. “The whole problem with having the S-400 integrated is in order to do that, you have to betray some of the codes and some of the, basically, NATO technology to the Russians,” the American Enterprise Institute’s Michael Rubin said. “And it appears that that's what they've done.” Western officials have eyed Turkey’s turn to Russian arms dealers with alarm in recent years, but Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan defied the threat of U.S. sanctions to...
  • Germany to give $662 million in aid to Holocaust survivors

    10/14/2020 7:29:05 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 33 replies ^ | October 14, 2020 | DAVID RISING
    BERLIN (AP) — Germany has agreed to provide more than a half billion euros to aid Holocaust survivors struggling under the burdens of the coronavirus pandemic, the organization that negotiates compensation with the German government said Wednesday. The payments will be going to approximately 240,000 survivors around the world, primarily in Israel, North America, the former Soviet Union and Western Europe, over the next two years, according to the New York-based Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, also referred to as the Claims Conference. With the end of World War II now 75 years in the past, Holocaust survivors...
  • Chairs, confetti thrown in German far-right meeting room [AntiFa]

    10/14/2020 6:53:52 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 19 replies
    WaPOS ^ | Oct. 14, 2020 at 6:02 a.m. CDT | By Associated Press
    BERLIN — Berlin police said Wednesday they are investigating an attack on a conference room being set up for the far-right Alternative for Germany party, which blamed it on far-left “antifa” protesters. The attack came Tuesday afternoon after two women who had made an appointment to tour the facility in the eastern neighborhood of Kaulsdorf were let inside, police said. They then opened the doors to allow 10 to 15 masked people to storm inside, where they threw chairs and scattered confetti around the conference room being prepared for a meeting of AfD’s Berlin branch. They fled as police arrived,...
  • Germany Advises Against Trips to U.S. due to Corona and ‘Instability’

    10/13/2020 1:39:44 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 46 replies ^ | Oct 13, 2020 | Imanuel Marcus
    The German Foreign Ministry is warning its citizens against traveling to the United States of America. If this was about Corona only, it would not be unusual these days, but Berlin is also mentioning the political situation. Berlin, October 13th, 2020 (The Berlin Spectator) — If Berlin was warning German nationals against traveling to some banana republic or a country ruled by a mean dictatorship, like Belarus, North Korea or Syria, it would not be surprising if the word ‘instability’ was included. But this particular travel warning the Foreign Ministry sent out today is about the United States of America....
  • Airports Begin Testing ‘COVID Passport’ That Will Record Whether Someone Has Been Vaccinated Before Travel [ United Kingdom ]

    10/07/2020 9:59:54 AM PDT · by george76 · 44 replies
    Summit News / the Daily Mail. ^ | 7 October, 2020 | Paul Joseph Watson
    Phone app records whether traveler is corona compliant.. Passengers on United Airlines and Cathay Pacific traveling out of Heathrow Airport will begin testing a new ‘COVID passport’ that in the future will check if someone has been vaccinated before they travel. The technology is called CommonPass and will let people travel without being quarantined if they download an app to their phone which contains a negative COVID test or a vaccine certificate. “The phone software is a digital health pass which can hold a certified COVID-19 test status or show someone has been vaccinated in future in a way designed...
  • Germany and Merkel at Crossroads

    10/04/2020 5:08:16 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies ^ | October 4, 2020 | Gil Gutknecht
    I became a fan when I first met Angela Merkel, then a back-bencher. Most German political leaders are gregarious, hale fellows well met. She was the antithesis: reserved, almost shy. A scientist by training she was the daughter of a pastor, raised in the New States (old East Germany). She was taught Russian in school and is fluent. Sensing that one day it might be useful, she taught herself English. Vladimir Putin speaks German. The two talk regularly on the phone. She is a remarkable person. The day after her election as Chancellor was finalized, she flew to Washington for...
  • Volkswagen's electric microbus: Much virtue-signaling, little virtue; How do woke environmentalists think these electric vehicles get made, anyway?

    10/02/2020 8:17:51 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/02/2020 | Henry Pierson
    Electric vehicles are coming from Volkswagen.  Hate to disappoint, but if you love the environment, this is a step backward. Recently, an amendment to a green energy bill in the House was defeated.  It would have required the secretary of commerce to certify that federally funded buses and charging stations do not contain minerals mined or processed by children.  The Democrat majority said such an amendment was not necessary since the U.S. already has trade agreements prohibiting child labor.  Ah, but not with the Congo or Zimbabwe.  Clever. Why is this important?  The U.S. has produced zero cobalt in the past 40 years.  Without cobalt, there...
  • Chancellor Merkel Wishes President Trump a Speedy Recovery

    10/02/2020 6:38:19 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 15 replies ^ | Oct 2, 2020 | Imanuel Marcus
    Since Friday morning, Angela Merkel has sent recovery wishes to Donald Trump twice. According to a government spokeslady, there has not been direct communication between the two heads of government since the news about Trump’s Corona infection broke. During a press conference in Brussels, where Chancellor Merkel is part of the E.U. summit, she said she wished U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife Melania “a speedy recovery”. It was important to her to express those wishes, she stated.
  • Armenian SU-25 jet shot down by Turkish F-16 fighter

    09/29/2020 10:36:33 AM PDT · by NorseViking · 82 replies
    Armenian Radio ^ | September 29, 2020 | Siranush Ghazanchyan
    A Su-25 jet of the Armenian Air Force was shot down by a Turkish F-16 fighter in the airspace of the Republic of Armenia, Spokesperson for the Armenian Defense Ministry Shushan Stepanyan informs. F-16 fighter jets belonging to the Air Force of the Republic of Turkey took off from Ganja Airport of the Republic of Azerbaijan at 10:30 am today and were assisting SU-25 fighters and Turkish-made Bayraktar UAVs in the missile strikes on Vardenis, Mets Masrik, Sotk regions of the Vardenis region of Armenia. During this period, the air defense units were performing fire support tasks for the air...
  • Trump on defense after NYT publishes tax info, says he is 'entitled' to credits 'like everyone else'

    09/28/2020 11:29:11 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 50 replies ^ | September 28, 2020 | Brooke Singman
    President Trump on Monday defended his tax history, saying that he paid “millions of dollars” to the Internal Revenue Service and argued he is "entitled" to tax credits "like everyone else" in the wake of a New York Times report that said he paid no income taxes at all in 10 of the previous 15 years.
  • Germany: CDU leadership hopeful slammed for comments on homosexuality

    09/21/2020 11:34:47 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 09.21.2020 | kmm/aw (dpa, AFP)
    Christian Democratic Union (CDU) leadership hopeful Friedrich Merz came under fire on Monday for a response he gave when questioned on whether he could imagine Germany having a homosexual chancellor. Merz, a candidate in the CDU election set to take place in December to find a replacement for Angela Merkel, who is stepping down — made the comment to German media outlet Bild. On the news segment named “The Right Questions,” Merz was asked whether he would have reservations if a gay chancellor were to lead Germany. “No,” Merz replied to Bild. “Concerning the question of sexual orientation, as long...
  • Why Trump Deserves Credit For Brokering Mideast Peace Deals

    09/17/2020 7:39:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    The Federalist ^ | September 17, 2020 | John Daniel Davidson
    For decades, foreign policy experts—the blob—assumed much about the Middle East that has turned out to be completely wrong. It’s been remarkable to watch the mainstream press and official Washington try to downplay the significance of the peace deal the Trump administration brokered between Israel and two Arab states this week.The signing of the Abraham Accords on Tuesday between Israel, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain at the White House, which for the first time normalized relations between Israel and the two Persian Gulf states, is by any measure historic. It’s been 26 years since any Arab state recognized Israel,...
  • Pat Buchanan: Are the forever wars really ending?

    09/15/2020 7:07:46 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 32 replies
    Trib Live ^ | Tuesday, September 15, 2020 7:00 p.m. | PAT BUCHANAN
    In Trump’s first term, his commitment to extricate America from the forever wars went unrealized, due in part to the resistance of hawks Trump himself appointed to carry out his foreign policy agenda. Clearly, , with the cuts in troops in Germany, Iraq and Afghanistan, and the appointments of Ruger and Macgregor, Trump has signaled a new resolve to reconfigure U.S. foreign policy in an “America First” direction, if he wins a second term. Will he follow through? Since the end of the Cold War, the U.S. has been in an extended argument with itself over America’s role, America’s mission...
  • Major Deal After Brexit: UK Strikes Historic Free Trade Deal With Japan As Brussels Threatens To Abandon Talks

    09/11/2020 8:02:55 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Nation and State ^ | 09/11/2020 | Tyler Durden
    After a solid nine-month stretch that was blissfully devoid of major Brexit-related news as the global COVID-19 pandemic raged on, we declared last night that Brexit talks "suddenly matter again" as the drop in the pound was blamed - incorrectly, as Bloomberg later determined - for triggering yesterday's intraday declines in US markets. But on Friday morning, American traders awoke to some surprisingly positive trade news out of Great Britain. A trade deal with Japan had been agreed to in principle, which would - if finally ratified by both countries - allow 99% of the UK's exports to Japan...