Monday, July 25, 2011

Gates of Vienna News Feed 7/25/2011

Gates of Vienna News Feed 7/25/2011An Italian soldier was killed in Afghanistan today, and the death has caused debate in Italy about the advisability of a continuing Italian military presence in Afghanistan. The leaders of Lega Nord have expressed their desire to reduce significantly the number of troops in Afghanistan by the end of this year.

In other news, initial reports that an accomplice of accused mass-murderer Anders Behring Breivik was arrested in Poland have now been denied by the Polish government. Earlier reports had indicated that the owner of a chemical company had been arrested for helping Breivik obtain materials he used in his explosives. Now the Polish authorities say no one was arrested.

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Thanks to C. Cantoni, Caroline Glick, CSP, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

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