Daily Archives: August 8, 2007

Russia holds strategic air drills over Arctic

Russia's strategic aviation started Wednesday an active phase of military exercises to fly over the North Pole and conduct test launches of cruise missiles, an Air Force spokesman said. During the active phase, four Tu-160 Blackjack, 12 Tu-95 Bear-H strategic … Continue reading

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Is Foot and Mouth a Brown diversion from Referendum

Timing is everything. That is what the comedian will tell you, its also what the General will tell you, and for our politicians it’s the difference between being swamped by an unpopular policy and getting the agenda changed. The unpopular … Continue reading

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Russian Authorities Seize Shares In Oil Company

In what is seen as a further grab in the energy sector by the state The Russian Interior Ministry said today that it has seized all shares in the Russian oil company Russneft. A Moscow court on July 31 approved … Continue reading

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Labour appoints elections chief

The Labour Party has appointed a director of general election resources in a move which will intensify speculation that Gordon Brown is preparing call a snap poll. Businessman and former Tony Blair adviser Jon Mendelsohn has been drafted in to … Continue reading

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Dutch MP calls for ban on Quran

A Dutch member of parliament has called for the Quran to be banned in the Netherlands, describing it as a “fascist book” which calls on people to kill non-believers and rape women. Geert Wilders, leader of the far-right Freedom Party, … Continue reading

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End Game ?

This from EU Referendum so eloquently says what I and the majority of the so far silent people in Britain are now thinking, and now openly beginning to say, in every way. (I just wish I could write so well). … Continue reading

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We cannot leave them behind

When a nation goes to War, not only does it display its might by way of brute force, but it also takes on responsibilities. Responsibilities to those who fight in its name, responsibilities to those it conquers, and responsibilities to … Continue reading

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