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Pornography outlawed in Ukraine, unless it's “medicinal”

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Possession of pornography is now a criminal offense in Ukraine, Lenta.ru reports, after Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko signed a law to that effect today. Human rights activists and members of the Ukrainian artistic community had asked the president to veto the law. The draft of the law was prepared by the Ukrainian government. It was passed by the Ukrainian parliament, the Supreme Rada,... 

Jean-Marie Le Pen's National Front will win Pas de Calais

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France’s extreme-right National Front is poised to win its first town council in a decade after gaining ground in the north’s former mining heartlands of Pas de Calais, far from the party’s traditional southern base. The far-right party, led by Jean-Marie Le Pen, has reached record popularity in Hénin-Beaumont, a depressed former coalmining town struggling with high unemployment,... 

Le Pen's daughter in National Front victory

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The French political establishment scrambled yesterday to try to block a significant electoral breakthrough by the daughter of the veteran far-right leader Jean-Marie Le Pen. Marine Le Pen, 40, and her running-mate topped the poll on Sunday night’s municipal by-election in Hénin-Beaumont, an impoverished former coal mining town near Lens in the Pas de Calais. Having won nearly 40 per cent of... 

Bavarian official backs new Mein Kampf edition

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Bavaria’s science minister wants to publish a new scholarly edition of Adolf Hitler’s book “Mein Kampf” ahead of 2015, when the state’s exclusive rights to the work expire, daily Handelsblatt reported on Monday. “There is a danger that charlatans and neo-Nazis will usurp this infamous work when the copyright runs out,” Wolfgang Heubisch told the paper from Munich. “Which is why I believe... 

The Best Jet-Fighters are Made in Europe

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-Eurofighter typhoon (Germany, Britain, Spain, Italy) -Dassault Rafale (France) -Saab Gripen (Sweden) -Mirage 2000 (France)  Read More »

Russia loses Billion Dollars in defense fight with France

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Russia is losing its positions on the Indian arms market. Russia has lost a billion-dollar tender for the delivery of fuel aircraft to this country in spite of the fact that India is one of the key buyers of Russian arms. It was not the first time when Russia failed to sign contracts with India. Experts say that Russia may entirely lose the Indian market if it continues to offer outdated defense technology... 

World’s Oldest Flute Shows First Europeans Were a Musical Bunch

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A 35,000-year-old flute made of vulture bone found in a cave in southwestern Germany is the world’s oldest known musical instrument. The artifact suggests music may have been one advantage our ancestors had over their cousins, the now-extinct Neanderthals, according to a report published in the journal Nature. The five-holed flute, which is fully intact and made from a griffon vulture’s radius... 

'Proud Hungarians must prepare for war against the Jews'

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This is the newspaper distributed by the Hungarian Police officers. “Given our current situation, anti-Semitism is not just our right, but it is the duty of every Hungarian homeland lover, and we must prepare for armed battle against the Jews.” This quote appeared in a newsletter published by an organization calling itself “The trade union of Hungarian police officers prepared for... 

Parade in SS uniforms under fire in German Saxony-Anhalt

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Police are investigating whether marchers in a recent parade in Saxony-Anhalt broke the law by wearing Nazi-era SS and Wehrmacht uniforms. The incident has sparked outrage beyond the borders of the eastern German state. The state-funded parade last weekend through the town of Thale had over 4,000 participants representing different periods of the state’s history. Over 200,000 people came to watch... 

Sarkozy: Islamic burka ‘not welcome’ in France

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The Islamic burka is “not welcome” in France because it is not a symbol of religion but a sign of subservience for women, President Nicolas Sarkozy said on Monday. “The burka is not a sign of religion, it is a sign of subservience,” he told lawmakers. “It will not be welcome on the territory of the French republic.” A group of French lawmakers has been calling for... 

Record crowd for Solstice sunrise

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A record crowd of about 36,500 revellers has welcomed the dawn of the Summer Solstice at Stonehenge. The number of people attending the event caused roads in the area to become gridlocked in the hours leading up to sunrise at 0458 BST. Druid ceremonies took place alongside music and Morris dancing, however overcast skies obscured the sun. Police praised the crowd and said there had been only 37 arrests,... 

European ministers told to encourage baby boom

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The ministers called for more government support for people wanting to have children. The falling birth rate and economic crisis make it crucial for governments to support families who desire more children, the Council of Europe said Tuesday. “The decision to have children is first and foremost an individual choice, but … it must be a real choice,” deputy secretary-general Maud de... 

Romanian Gypsies attacked in Belfast, Northern Ireland

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More than 100 Romanian Gypsies people who fled their homes in south Belfast have been moved to a leisure centre. The group of about 20 families spent Tuesday night in a church hall after a spate of racist attacks on their homes. Police have said they do not believe paramilitaries were involved in orchestrating the attacks. The attacks were condemned by Prime Minister Gordon Brown who said he hoped... 

A New Era of constructive European Nationalism is emerging

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Today saw the dawning of a new era in European nationalist cooperation with the first meeting of Members of the European Parliament from Britain, France, Belgium, Austria, Hungary and Bulgaria in preparation for the inaugural sitting of the newly elected body on 14 July. “This was a historic day for many of us,” Nick Griffin MEP, leader of the British National Party told BNP News upon his return... 

Elections - BNP wins its first seats in European Parliament

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The British National Party achieved its most significant electoral breakthrough last night when it won two seats in the European Parliament. In a result that hands the far-right party an international platform, Nick Griffin, the BNP leader, clinched a seat in the North West and the party also gained a MEP in Yorkshire and the Humber. The party had capitalised on the expenses furore during the... 
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