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US Army truck catches fire in Poland, 3 injured

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Three US service members were injured in yet another traffic incident in Poland, as Washington and Warsaw are reportedly nearing a deal on permanent US presence in the eastern European country. A military truck traveling in a convoy between Swietoszow and Luboszow in Lower Silesia caught fire on Wednesday, local media reported. The injured service Read More

Hungarian opera asks white actors to ‘identify’ as black for ‘Porgy and Bess’ production

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A Hungarian theatre director is controversially trying to bypass a rule that says the famous George Gershwin play ‘Porgy and Bess’ can be played only by an all-black cast — by asking the white actors to ‘self identify’ as African. Szilveszter Okovacs, the general director of the Hungarian State Opera, has asked the 28 white Read More

‘Mistakes happen’: Slovakian parliament ‘accidentally’ bans foreign anthems

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Singing your nation’s anthem could become illegal in Slovakia unless lawmakers can reverse a bill they recently passed by “mistake.” The new rules were snuck in by the nationalists, and no one noticed. According to local media, lawmakers in the central European country of Slovakia initially wanted to amend the existing laws on state symbols in Read More

Orban to Juncker: Unveiling statue of Marx gives you no right to lecture others on xenophobia

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Viktor Orban has hit back at claims made by Jean-Claude Juncker that he is racist, quipping that the European Commission head’s appearance at a ceremony celebrating Karl Marx gave him no right to lecture others about xenophobia. The Hungarian prime minister was responding to comments made by Juncker to Italian television on Sunday over the Read More

‘Dangerous period’ for Europe: Hungary says suspected ISIS fighter found with EU debit card

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A suspected Islamic State terrorist, who sought asylum in Europe, reportedly received a prepaid debit card meant for refugees from the European Union. The incident reflects a dangerous new period for Europe, an analyst told RT. Hungarian counter-terrorism officers apprehended a Syrian national, in Budapest last week, who had been identified as a high-ranking member Read More

US man faces up to 10 years in prison for stealing rail tracks from Auschwitz death camp

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The infamous Auschwitz death camp, which has long since become a magnet for souvenir hunters, saw another attack on its relics – this time perpetrated by an American citizen, who attempted to steal a piece of railway tracks. The 37-year-old American tourist who was on a visit to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp was caught red-handed Read More

Left opt for election scaremongering? Report claims ‘US dark money’ meddling in Europe

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A new alarming report claims American Christian conservative groups funneled millions to fund “shocking” meddling in European politics. Seems like a big scoop, or just a ploy to sway European Parliament elections? The report released by the UK-based political website openDemocracy this week spares no black paint to produce a picture of gross interference in Read More

Bad habit: US soldiers injured AGAIN in Poland after military vehicles crash into each other (PHOTO)

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Despite the fact that they were all heading in the same direction, three US military transport vehicles managed to get into a serious accident in which two of them collided, hospitalizing two soldiers. According to Ewelina Buda, a spokesman for the Poviat police headquarters in nearby Brzesk, the vehicles were headed toward the Hungarian border Read More

Washington told Ukraine to end probe into George Soros-funded group during 2016 US election – report

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An NGO co-funded by George Soros was spared prosecution in 2016 after the US urged Ukraine to drop a corruption probe targeting the group, the Hill reported, pointing to potential shenanigans during the US presidential election. Bankrolled by the Obama administration and Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros, the Anti-Corruption Action Centre (AntAC) was under investigation as Read More

The Fidesz party was NOT suspended, ‘we suspended ourselves’– Hungarian FM to RT

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Hungarian FM Peter Szijjarto says the European People’s Party (EPP) did not suspend Fidesz from the European Parliament. They’ve suspended themselves, rather, until experts decide if the populist party is a good fit for the bloc. In a conversation with RT’s Sophie Shevardnadze, Szijjarto discussed this week’s bomb-shell revelation that the Hungarian party, headed by Read More