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War Refugees Trapped, Under Fire Trying to Enter Macedonia

Several thousand rain-soaked war refugees and asylum-seekers ran across Macedonia’s border from Greece Saturday as riot police chased them lobbing stun grenades, tear gas and beating them with batons. The violence came as Macedonia is cracking down on the flow of thousands of Syrian war refugees attempting to reach safety in western Europe by traveling through the Balkan region. In …

NSA

Highlighting Double-Standard, Probe Shows Germany Spied on EU Neighbors for NSA – Nadia Prupis

Though German Chancellor Angela Merkel raised loud objections when it was revealed that the NSA had been monitoring her private communications, a new inquiry by the German parliament revealed last week that the spy agency under Merkel’s command conducted secret operations against its EU neighbors on behalf of the US government. Germany’s national intelligence agency, Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND), helped the NSA …