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Saturn destroys Cassini in dramatic final moments

By The European Union Times On October 15, 1997 Cassini launched from Earth on its mammoth journey to the mysterious gas giant lurking at the edge of our solar system – Saturn. Now, almost 20 years later, it has all come to an end in dramatic, fiery fashion. Cassini began its final descent Friday into…

China Makes Communism Push On College Campuses

By The European Union Times China may have poured billions into making its universities more globally competitive, but its idea of a quality education is guided more than ever by the Communist Party. In a drumbeat that has accelerated ahead of October’s twice-a-decade Party Congress, President Xi Jinping’s campaign to rein in civil society, online…

North Korea Threatens Trump: He's on a 'Suicide Mission'

By The European Union Times North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho stated in his address to the UN General Assembly that nobody except US President Donald Trump himself is on a ‘suicide mission’. He added that by calling North Korean leader Kim Jong-un a “Rocket Man”, Trump committed an irreversible mistake of making the…

Merkel Wins German Election With Tepid Turnout

By The European Union Times The first sellside comments on today’s German elections – which as a reminder was a disaster for the German establishment, following the worst showing for the CDU/CSU since 1949 and the worst result for the SPD since 1945 with support for both parties tumbling since the 2013 elections have started…