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Romanian ruling party conjures parallel state fears in legal ‘blitzkrieg’

Romanian ruling party conjures parallel state fears in legal 'blitzkrieg'

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BUCHAREST (Reuters) - When Stelian Ion set aside law for politics he was hoping to fight for Romania’s environment. Instead the opposition lawmaker finds himself in a battle with the ruling party over fundamental changes to criminal law. Member of the opposition Save Romania Union party, lawyer Stelian Ion, attends a meeting of the parliamentary…
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Hungary passes so-called ‘Stop Soros’ bill to criminalize helping illegal aliens

Hungary passes so-called 'Stop Soros' bill to criminalize helping illegal aliens

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Hungary's parliament on Wednesday approved a package of bills that criminalizes some help given to illegal immigrants, defying the European Union and human rights groups and narrowing the scope for action by non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Prime Minister Viktor Orban has been a vocal critic of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's open-door migrant policy and has led…
CO2 shortage could leave beer drinkers flat

CO2 shortage could leave beer drinkers flat

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?No beer at this time of year? A British trade group says there's a shortage of carbon dioxide in northern Europe, sparking fears that drinks may lack fizz just as thirsty soccer fans fill pubs for the World Cup. Gavin Partington, director general of the British Soft Drinks Association, says the shortage is due to…
World expresses outrage at Trump policy on separating migrant families

World expresses outrage at Trump policy on separating migrant families

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Outrage continued to grow around the world over the Trump administration's short-lived policy — which was reversed by executive order on Wednesday — of separating migrant parents from children, including infants, at the U.S. southern border. Here is a partial list of the institutions and individuals speaking out against it. Republicans Members of Trump's own…
World Cup 2018: Russian commentator ‘SACKED’ for mentioning Putin’s arch enemy on air

World Cup 2018: Russian commentator 'SACKED' for mentioning Putin's arch enemy on air

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Leonid Slutsky, who was formerly the manager of Hull City, told Reuters he was bowing out from the World Cup because he is leaving on Thursday to start training with Dutch club Vitesse Arnhem where is now head coach. However, his resignation comes only four days after during a commentary on Germany’s World Cup match…
‘The way the Earth works’ – Hawaii volcano eruption will ‘CHANGE the landscape’

‘The way the Earth works’ - Hawaii volcano eruption will 'CHANGE the landscape'

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More than 2,000 people have been evacuated from their homes since the eruption started more than one month ago. As of Monday, 533 homes had been destroyed by the explosion, according to Hawaii Civil Defence. As well as homes and buildings, the lava flow has also destroyed natural areas, habitats, and at times, whole ecosystems.…