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Trump calls for the execution of Manhattan truck jihadist

By The European Union Times US President Donald Trump has tweeted that the suspect in the New York truck attack that killed eight people should get the death penalty. Referring to the suspect’s nonchalant behavior in the hospital where he was taken after police officers shot him, Trump tweeted: “NYC terrorist was happy as he…

Aussie minister under fire after saying "anyone with an Irish accent is a Crook"

By The European Union Times A leading Australian official felt a fierce backlash after she warned homeowners to “automatically ask anyone with an Irish accent” to leave their property. Victoria Consumer Affairs Minister Marlene Kairouz made the statement when launching a campaign to raise awareness about con men preying on older Australians. “If anybody knocks…

Malaysia Sends Illegal Invaders to Prison

By The European Union Times The Malaysian government has imprisoned at least 132 illegal invaders from Thailand who have been arrested in a series of immigration police swoops in Kuala Lumpur, and seeks to imprison them for at least six months, local media has reported. The Bangkok Post said that the Thai Labour Ministry “has…

China Poised and Ready to Become World's Superpower

By The European Union Times Chinese President Xi Jinping has announced plans to turn his country into the world’s strongest nation by 2050. David O’Brien of the University of Nottingham Ningbo China explained to Sputnik what could be behind Beijing’s push for global dominance. Sputnik: What is your outlook regarding China’s future development? How likely…

Orbán: “East/Central Europe the Last Migrant-Free Zone”

By The European Union Times Eastern and Central Europe are the last “migrant-free zones” and the European Union has been “taken hostage by a speculative financial empire through an orchestrated invasion of new immigrants,” Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has said. As reported by the ATV Hungarian news service, Orbán made the remarks at a…

Will Austria and Hungary Form a New Powerhouse in Europe?

By The European Union Times Hungary has signaled its readiness to develop closer ties with the new Austrian government. Speaking to Sputnik, Norbert Freiherr van Handel, a member of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine, called for full-fledged cooperation between Vienna and the member states of what was once known as the Austro-Hungarian Empire. “I see, of…

Doctors now pushing to slash recommended Vitamin D intake in half

By The European Union Times Looks like vitamin D has been d-listed by scientists yet again, with new recommended dietary allowance (RDA) guidelines halving vitamin D intake from 800 international units (IU) per day to a paltry 400 IU. This, following conclusions made by the Endocrine Society after using a “gold standard for measuring 25(OH)D.”…

Uruguayan Deputy Sheds Light on Decades-Long CIA Backed Espionage

By The European Union Times A massive CIA-backed espionage network operated for decades in Uruguay, deputy Gerardo Nunez, chairman of the parliamentary commission investigating the plot has told Sputnik, unveiling the details of systematic leaks of classified information that took place in the Latin American country after the end of the dictatorship. The disclosure of…