US-NATO-Turkey Invasion of Northern Syria: CIA “Failed” Turkey Coup Lays Groundwork for Broader Middle East War? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky

29 August 2016 — Global Research

northsyria20160828 turkeyIn mid-July, President Erdogan pointed his finger at the CIA, accusing US intelligence of having supported a failed coup directed against his government. Turkish officials pointed to a deterioration of US-Turkey relations following Washington’s refusal to extradite Fethullah Gülen, the alleged architect of the failed coup.

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EU Commission: Yes, we will create new ancillary copyright for news publishers, but please stop calling it a “link tax”

25 August 2016 — Communia

No to a failed german-style ancillary copyright for the EU!

By Paul Keller

Well that was quick: just two days after Commissioner Ansip delivered a non-denial denial that “this Commission does not have any plans to tax hyperlinks” Statewatch published a draft of the Commission’s own Impact assessment on the modernisation of EU copyright rules which clearly states that the Commission will indeed propose the introduction of an EU wide ancillary copyright for news publishers.

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Statewatch News Online, 30 August 2016 (15/16)

30 August 2016 —
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1.   EU Commission: Copyright reform proposals: Leaked internal Impact Assessment (IA)
2.   Statewatch Analysis: The visible hand: The EU’s Security Industrial Policy
3.   Refugees: New routes to reach Spain lead to more deaths at sea
4.   EU: Common list of safe countries of origin: Parliament concerned on Commission proposal
5.   EU: European System for Travel Authorisation on the way
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