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AUSTRIA: Far right Freedom Party ministers now control police and army

The Freedom Party – led by Heinz-Christian Strache – has agreed to enter into a coalition with Mr Kurz’s centre-right People’s Party which is likely to toughen the country’s stance on immigration and asylum seekers considerably, with the new government inaugarated at a ceremony in the capital, Vienna, today. Mr Kurz’s party came out on top in October’s elections, taking a 31.5 per cent share of the vote, following a campaign focusing on halting illegal immigration and tax cuts. Despite the fact that the centre-left Social Democratic Party, with 26.9…

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Real Madrid news: PSG, Man City and Juventus hoping to tempt Isco away from the Bernabeu

Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus and Manchester City are all said to be keen on signing the Spanish playmaker. Isco has been a permanent figure in Zinedine Zidane’s midfielder this season scoring five goals in 24 appearances. But his position is apparently about to be placed in jeopardy after Gareth Bale’s return to full fitness. The Welshman has struggled with persistent calf injuries since swapping Tottenham for Real in 2013. And he has missed majority of this season but returned to score the winning goal in the Club World Cup semi-final last…

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World War 3: US to shell out MILLIONS building air bases to counter ‘Russian AGGRESSION’

Airfields, training sites ranges and other military installations are to be built across Eastern Europe close to Russian borders as well as in Iceland and Norway. It is part of the £3.4 billion European Deterrence Initiative (EDI) aimed at “reassuring” NATO’s European allies. An EDI report says: “As we continue to address the dynamic security environment in Europe, EDI funding increases our capabilities to deter and defend against Russian aggression. “Additionally, these significant investments will further galvanise US support to the collective defence of our NATO Allies, as well as…

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Russia ‘stop hunting spies to crack down on football hooligans’ and protect England fans

GETTY The FSB is conducting ‘intense’ scrutiny of Russian football fans Russia’s FSB – formerly KGB – is conducting “intense” scrutiny of Russian football fans under strict orders from the Government, according to Alexander Shprygin. Mr Shprygin is President of the Russian Union of Supporters and was blamed for orchestrating the mob in Marseille at Euro 2016 which left two English fans in comas and dozens injured. He said: “All the FSB agents are doing now is working on the World Cup. “They are no longer looking for foreign spies…

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Russia Vs UK: Theresa May under pressure to make a move to upset Moscow

Theresa May is being pushed to ho head to head with Moscow in a move which will likely enrage the Kremlin. Senior politicians and Lords are attempting to introduce laws imposing visa bans on anyone known to have committed serious human right abuses. A “Magnitsky Act” could be used to stop people entering the country, although, there are cases where this already happens. Former Prime Minister David Cameron insisted Britain should follow the US and Canada and make official a law which can ban people currently free “to come and…

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‘Thank you!’ Putin phones Trump after CIA foils Russia terror attack

The CIA sent Russia a tip-off that helped prevent a terrorist bomb attack on a cathedral in the Russia city, the Kremlin has revealed.  And today the two leaders shared a short phone call during which Mr Putin thanks Donald Trump for the intelligence service’s efforts.  A senior White House administration official confirmed the pair had spoken on Sunday.  It comes just days after the pair spoke on the phone about North Korea.  The Kremlin said information provided by CIA allowed Russian law-enforcement agencies to arrest the would-be attackers before…

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Putin calls Trump to thank him for shared intelligence information

Russian President Vladimir Putin called U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday morning to thank him for providing a tip that allegedly thwarted a terrorist bomb plot in St. Petersburg, officials said. The Kremlin was the first first to share details about the call and White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders later confirmed the phone exchange on Twitter. According to the Russian government, Putin thanked Trump because the CIA provided Russian intelligence with information that led to the arrest of seven suspects who allegedly planned to explode bombs at Kazan…

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Trump lawyer accuses Mueller of improperly obtaining transition emails

A top lawyer for President Donald Trump’s transition team has accused a government agency of unlawfully turning over thousands of emails to Special Counsel Robert Mueller as part of his probe into Russia’s election meddling and potential collusion with the Trump campaign. Kory Langhofer, general counsel to the transition team known as Trump for America (TFA), wrote a letter to the House Oversight Committee and Senate Homeland Security Committee Saturday detailing claims that Mueller’s team had improperly received emails sent and received by Trump officials before the start of his…

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World War 3: China told to ‘MOBILISE ITS DEFENCES’ for war with North Korea ‘at any time’

During a conference in the country’s capital on escalating tensions with the hermit kingdom, Wang Hongguang, stated that the Asian superpower should ready its military for World War 3. He said: “It is a highly dangerous period. “China should mobilise its defences for war.” Mr Wang was backed by China’s executive-level State Council cabinet advisor Shi Yinhong who stated that “North Korea is a time bomb”. He added: “We can only delay the explosion, hoping that by delaying it, a time will come to remove the detonator. “Conditions on the…

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Could Russia cut off internet to NATO countries?

LONDON — Russia could try to sever global underwater communications cables, potentially triggering catastrophic repercussions for the economy and way of life in the West, the head of Britain’s military has warned. The vast majority of global internet and telephone traffic relied on by Western governments, economies and civilians is carried by cables that crisscross the world’s seabeds, according to analysts. NATO has prioritized missions to protect these undersea lines of communication and is working “to match and understand Russian fleet modernization,” Chief Marshall Stuart Peach told the Royal United…

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