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EU, Israel meet on peace process, status of Jerusalem

EU, Israel meet on peace process, status of Jerusalem European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini is meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address the issues of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and the chances of reinvigorating negotiations on the peace process. 6 more words


Geoblocking in EU - new rules coming soon

The European Parliament, the Council, and the Commission have come to an understanding on the legislation regarding the so-called geoblocking identified by many people as unfair.  215 more words

The BREXIT Nugget: How Racism Influenced the Referendum

The reason for this brief post is to record a tweet I posted on twitter commenting on a video clip by journalist/LBC radio presenter James O’Brien… 274 more words


Taxi For Scotland

A few short weeks from now, I’ll be dusting down the tartan breeks and embarking on yet another Burns Supper season, including, I’m delighted to say, a dinner in Kirkwall. 2,409 more words

Orkney News

They just can't help themselves: Predictably outrageous international reactions to Trump's Jerusalem declaration

Just like the Palestinians and their supporters simply can’t help themselves but resort to violence whenever a political decision is not anti-Israel enough, similarly the UN, the EU, and many other countries, whether civilised or not, feel it incumbent upon them to condemn Israel or the US or both if an action or statement is undertaken from which Israel benefits. 2,322 more words

Israel News

Angelina Jolie Calls on NATO to Protect Women's Rights in Impassioned Op-Ed

Angelina Jolie is putting a spotlight on violence against women around the world — saying it is “often more dangerous to be a woman in a warzone today than it is to be a soldier” — and joining forces with NATO to spearhead change. 319 more words



Un alt an se încheie și deși nu-mi plac radiografiile de sfârșit de an, nu pot să nu-mi fac un bilanț.

A fost cel mai tumultos an din toți cei 40 ani de existență. 395 more words