Monthly Archives: February 2010

German woman breaks silence about Red Army rapes

An 80-year-old German woman has broken an old taboo of silence over the rapes she endured at the hands of Soviet soldiers in the second world war with a searing book about the crimes of the Red Army as it … Continue reading

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Islamic radicals ‘infiltrate’ the Labour Party

A Labour minister says his party has been infiltrated by a fundamentalist Muslim group that wants to create an “Islamic social and political order” in Britain. By Andrew Gilligan Published: 10:00PM GMT 27 Feb 2010 Jim Fitzpatrick, the Environment Minister … Continue reading

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Libya’s Gaddafi urges jihad against Switzerland

From Reuters: BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) – Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi called on Thursday for a “jihad” or armed struggle against Switzerland, saying it was an infidel state that was destroying mosques. “Any Muslim in any part of the world … Continue reading

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Greek rescue in danger as deputy prime minister attacks ‘Nazi’ Germany

The escalating dispute came as a general strike in Greece spilled over into violent clashes between hooded youths and riot police in Athens. Chants of “burn the banks” are a foretaste of tensions once austerity measures bite in earnest later … Continue reading

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Tories favour a cap on immigration. Great!

Three quarters of Tory candidates want to renegotiate UK’s relationship with EU   By Damian Thompson Politics Last updated: February 24th, 2010 Friday’s New Statesman carries a ComRes poll that will make interesting reading for David Cameron. Three quarters of … Continue reading

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Life is never fair. So why does Labour pretend it can be?

The party’s vision of the future involves punishing the haves for the sake of the have-nots, says Simon Heffer By Simon Heffer Published: 8:38PM GMT 23 Feb 2010 The Prime Minister must, we assume, have reached that stage in fatherhood … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: Traces of hope in Helmand

The latest push against the Taliban at last appears to be changing Afghanistan for the better, says Thomas Harding . By Thomas Harding Symbolic moment: Private Aziz Watandosd of the Afghan army flies the Afghan flag in Showal Photo: Julian … Continue reading

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