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  • Earthquake

    02/09/2024 1:58:22 PM PST · by married21 · 116 replies
    Self | Self
    Did you feel it? Small, brief earthquake. A couple movements, pause, then shaking. One cat took notice. The other slept through it.
  • 1943: Lojze Grozde, beatified Slovenian

    01/02/2024 3:12:58 PM PST · by CheshireTheCat · 5 replies
    ExecutedToday.com ^ | January 1st, 2011 | Headsman
    On this date in 1943, Slovenian student Lojze Grozde was executed by communist partisans. An ardent young Catholic, the 19-year-old Grozde was on his way from boarding school in Ljubljana in Italian-occupied Slovenia* to visit some relatives when he was stopped at a roadblock. Partisans who found the devotional book The Imitation of Christ on his person were a mite hostile, since the Holy See was not exactly at loggerheads with fascism. All of Yugoslavia had become one gigantic dirty war, and though individual Catholics might fall anywhere on the political spectrum, the institutional church did not shy from working...
  • After Biden’s Pullout, Al Qaeda Built a Path From Afghanistan to Europe-Afghan gun battles are now happening on the border of EU.

    11/27/2023 6:18:25 AM PST · by SJackson · 11 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | November 27, 2023 | Daniel Greenfield
    [Make sure to read Daniel Greenfield’s contributions in Jamie Glazov’s new book: Barack Obama’s True Legacy: How He Transformed America.]After Biden’s withdrawal, the fighting ended in Afghanistan and moved into Europe.Even before the Taliban takeover, a massive traffic in migrants and drugs flowed over the ‘Balkan Route’ that took Afghans into Iran, Turkey and then Eastern Europe. One of the biggest holes in Europe’s armor was the former Yugoslavia, illegally invaded and partitioned by the Clinton administration, with a large Muslim population in Bosnia and heavy criminal organizations across the former republic that tie together the Russian mob, local gangs,...
  • Kosovo: Fresh clashes as NATO troops called in to northern towns

    05/29/2023 1:39:22 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 32 replies
    BBC News ^ | 5/29/2023 | Kathryn Armstrong
    NATO has condemned as "totally unacceptable" attacks by demonstrators in Kosovo that left some 25 of its peacekeepers injured. Police and NATO troops clashed with Serb protesters in the north where there has been unrest over the installation of ethnic Albanian mayors. Tear gas and stun grenades were used to deter protesters in Zvecan, after they tried to invade a government building. NATO soldiers also formed a security cordon around two other town halls... The NATO-led troops in Zvecan at first tried to separate protesters from the police, but later dispersed the crowd using shield and batons, AFP reported. Several...
  • NATO Forces Beaten Up Zvecan Kosovo (Riot In The Balkans)

    05/29/2023 11:26:16 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 34 replies
    You Tube ^ | 5/29/2023 | Ozel Harakat TV
    (Video of the riot in the Kosovo region by the Serbian minority against Albanian rule the local police and US led KFOR troops getting beaten up)
  • NATO soldiers deploy in Kosovo clashes with Serb protesters

    05/29/2023 9:39:21 AM PDT · by McGruff · 50 replies
    Reuters via MSN ^ | May 29, 2023 | Fatos Bytyci
    NATO peacekeeping soldiers formed security cordons around three town halls in Kosovo on Monday as police clashed with Serb protesters, while Serbia's president put the army on the highest level of combat alert. The tense situation developed after ethnic Albanian mayors took office in northern Kosovo's Serb majority area after elections the Serbs boycotted. In Zvecan, one of the towns, Kosovo police - staffed by ethnic Albanians after Serbs quit the force last year - sprayed pepper gas to repel a crowd of Serbs who broke through a security barricade and tried to force their way into the municipality building,...
  • NATO Chief Urges Kosovo to Ease Tensions With Serbia

    05/28/2023 10:15:08 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 16 replies
    voanews.com ^ | May 28, 2023
    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg called on Kosovo to tone down tensions with Serbia on Sunday, two days after clashes between Kosovan police and protesters who are opposed to Albanian mayors taking office in ethnic Serbian areas. Stoltenberg, the transatlantic military alliance's Norwegian secretary-general, said he had spoken to European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell about Kosovo and that Pristina and Belgrade must engage in the EU-led dialog. "Pristina must de-escalate & not take unilateral, destabilizing steps," Stoltenberg said in a tweet. Serbs, who form the majority of the population in Kosovo's northern region, do not accept its 2008 declaration...
  • Kosovo Again!

    12/13/2022 9:44:05 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies
    Geopolitical Futures ^ | 12/13/2022 | George Friedman
    There have been skirmishes between armed ethnic Serb protesters and Kosovo police. The reason is that a while ago, Kosovo ordered that drivers surrender Serbian-issued license plates and replace them with Kosovo plates. On Dec. 10, Serbs living in northern Kosovo started erecting barricades. Kosovo residents confronted them, and Kosovo police blocked the border checkpoints. A traffic jam ensued, and so did a small shootout, including the use of a stun grenade. The shooting has died down but the threats have mounted. A shootout over license plates may seem excessive, but this is the Balkans. It is a relatively small...
  • Kosovo "On The Brink Of Armed Conflicts", Serbian PM Says

    12/21/2022 1:23:24 PM PST · by RomanSoldier19 · 20 replies
    https://www.barrons.com/ ^ | December 21, 2022 | By AFP - Agence France Presse
    The situation in Kosovo is "on the brink of armed conflicts", Serbian prime minister Ana Brnabic said Wednesday, amid mounting tensions in former Belgrade province's volatile north. "We have to give our best, all of us together, to try to keep the peace. We are really on the brink of armed conflicts, thanks to unilateral moves from Pristina," Brnabic said during a meeting with Serbian NGOs. Ethnic Albanian-majority Kosovo declared independence in 2008, but Belgrade still does not recognise it and encourages the territory's Serbs to defy Pristina's authority. Hundreds of ethnic Serbs, outraged over the arrest of an ex-police...
  • Searchers find five World War II-era US bombers in waters off Croatia

    11/23/2022 8:48:33 AM PST · by fidelis · 59 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | November 21, 2022 | Wyatt Olsen
    Searchers have located the wrecks of five B-24 bombers that crashed into the Adriatic Sea during World War II, three of which are associated with 23 still-missing crew members. The search mission – conducted over a two-week period in August off the coast of Croatia – was a partnership between Project Recover and the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency. It was the culmination of a lengthy process of researching military records and obtaining needed permits from Croatia, Mark Moline, the mission leader and a cofounder of Project Recover, said in a phone interview Thursday. Along with the B-17, the B-24 Liberator...
  • Russia, Serbia and The Weight of Chains w/Boris Malagurski (Live)

    10/04/2022 3:56:07 PM PDT · by Cathi · 16 replies
    The Duran ^ | October 4, 2022 | Boris Malagurski
    Boris Malagurski is a Serbian-Canadian film director, producer, writer, political commentator, television host and activist, his films include the documentary series The Weight of Chains.
  • Liberland: hundreds of thousands apply to live in world's newest 'country'

    04/24/2015 8:00:23 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 31 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 4-24-2015 | Daniel Nolan
    Accessible only by car via miles of winding, dusty Croatian roads, Gornja Siga – current population zero – is an unlikely testing ground for a plan to shape the world’s political future. It is a secluded area where verdant forest meets white sand on a western bank of the river Danube. The only signs of life are a single dilapidated building with a curious flag flying outside, pheasants, deer, the occasional wild boar, and eagles and falcons overhead. Yet last Monday the Eurosceptic Czech politician Vit Jedlicka and two other libertarians declared this 7 sq km of Serbo-Croat no-man’s-land the...
  • Nazi Arabs: 1930s, 1940s and beyond (Palestine, Iraq, Levant, etc.) [Racism]

    10/01/2021 10:56:08 AM PDT · by Conservat1 · 26 replies
    DP ^ | Oct, 2021
    Nazi Arab: 1930s, 1940s & beyond Hitler was clear about his disdain for the Arab world, writing in Mein Kampf: "As a völkisch man, who appraises the value of men on a racial basis, I am prevented by mere knowledge of the racial inferiority of these so-called 'oppressed nations' from linking the destiny of my own people with theirs".[1] And the Grand Mufti al-Husseini has said "that after the Jews, the Germans would destroy the Arabs— he knew this."[46]In the 1930s, Arab students returning from studying in Europe were determined to found the Arab Nazi party.[2]In February, 1932, the predominat...
  • Storm as Winston Churchill charity erases his first name from its website over controversy about 'aspects of his life' and his views on race that are 'widely seen as unacceptable'

    09/08/2021 10:28:28 PM PDT · by blueplum · 31 replies
    The Daily Mail UK ^ | 08 September 2021 | ELLIOT MULLIGAN FOR THE DAILY MAIL
    A charity named after Winston Churchill has provoked fury by rebranding itself amid concerns over his views on race. The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust has removed pictures of the wartime leader from its website and is changing its name to the Churchill Fellowship. Volunteers at the trust said it was 'rewriting history'. One told The Sun: 'He was voted, by the people, as the Greatest Briton in a BBC poll in 2002 but is now erased from his own charity by the woke brigade. ... ...Controversies surrounding his rule include whether he could have acted more decisively to prevent the...
  • Conservative Montenegro registers 1st same-sex partnership

    07/25/2021 6:17:08 PM PDT · by Salman · 8 replies
    AP (their own site) ^ | 7-24-2012 | AP
    PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro has registered the first same-sex partnership in the staunchly conservative country that is striving to join the European Union, authorities said Sunday. The announcement is seen as a major step forward for the LGBT community in Montenegro, which has suffered harassment and isolation in the past. The strongly patriarchal nation last year passed a law allowing same-sex partnerships as part of reforms needed to move closer to EU membership. Government Minister Tamara Srzentic says she is proud that the law has been used. “Today is an important day for the LGBTQ community in Montenegro,” Srzentic...
  • Kosovo Ex-President Thaci Pleads Not Guilty to War Crimes

    11/16/2020 6:00:06 PM PST · by MurrietaMadman · 4 replies
    Balkan Insight ^ | November 9, 2020 | Marija Ristic
    In his first appearance before the Hague-based Kosovo Specialist Chambers on Monday, former leader of the Kosovo Liberation Army turned top politician Hashim Thaci rejected charges accusing him of wartime crimes.“I read them and I do not agree with any of them,” said Thaci, who stepped down as Kosovo’s president last week before he was sent to The Hague for trial.“The indictment is completely without basis and I plead not guilty,” he added.Thaci’s defence lawyer David Hooper complained to the presiding judge that the defence team received late notice of the indictment.He also noted that allegations of organ-harvesting made by...
  • Fact check: Did Biden support wars in Iraq, Serbia, Syria and Libya?

    10/13/2020 12:00:44 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    WRAL ^ | August 27, 2020 | Miriam Valverde
    d biological weapons, sought nuclear weapons, supported terrorism, and threatened peace. In October 2002, then-U.S. Sen. Biden voted in favor of a resolution that authorized Bush to enforce ''all relevant'' United Nations Security Council resolutions on Iraq and if needed, to use military force against Iraq. In a Senate floor speech before voting for the resolution, Biden said that "failure to overwhelmingly support" the resolution was "likely to enhance the prospects that war will occur." The objective of the resolution was to compel Iraq to destroy its weapons of mass destruction, Biden said. He left open the possibility that Hussein...
  • Wait, There's More: Before the Bidens ‘Did’ Ukraine, There Was Iraq – and Serbia

    10/17/2020 9:00:59 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Strategic Culture Foundation ^ | 10/17/2020 | James George Jatras
    The United States approaches the November 2020 election with growing apprehension, even dread. Among the possibilities: Protracted uncertainty about the presidential contest. Think Florida 2000 but with several states’ results unresolved for weeks or even months (“Experts held ‘war games’ on the Trump vs. Biden election. Their finding? Brace for a mess”); A disputed outcome, perhaps with Donald Trump and Joe Biden both claiming victory, compounded by a “blue shift,” where states are claimed by Trump on election night but flip over to Biden as additional absentee and mail-in ballots conveniently turn up days or weeks later; Violent civil conflict,...
  • A Warning From Yugoslavia: Don't Let Socialism Come To America (15 min video)

    07/24/2020 6:54:49 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 26 replies
    Youtube ^ | Jul 22, 2020 | Mrgunsngear B Channel
    A woman who fled the former nation of Yugoslavia discuss how socialism led to the downfall of the nation and how events happening in America parallel what happened there. A Warning From Yugoslavia: Don't Let Socialism Come To America (15 min video)
  • A Warning to America

    07/19/2020 12:26:35 PM PDT · by delta7 · 31 replies
    Martin Armstrong blog ^ | 19 July 2020 | Armstrong
    A warning from Yugoslavia- don't do what we did