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‘Drugging up Germans with oxytocin will help make them “friendlier” to migrants and more susceptible to open borders, a study suggested.

Oxytocin, known as the “cuddle hormone” due to its generosity effects on humans, was suggested as part of a “treatment” for Germans who oppose EU migrant quotas, according to University of Bonn researchers.

“It appears that pairing oxytocin with a social norm can help counter the effects of xenophobia by enhancing altruistic behavior toward refugees,” the study stated.

The leader researcher, Prof. Rene Hurlemann, claimed that “given the right circumstances, oxytocin may help promote the acceptance and integration of migrants into Western cultures.”

In other words, let’s just drug Germans into accepting a globalist agenda.

The study asked 100 native Germans their opinions on migrants, then gave half of them a dose of oxytocin while the other half received a placebo.’

Read more: Study Suggests Drugging Up Germans to Accept More Migrants

‘In a meeting with United Russia ruling party faction leader Vladimir Vasilyev, Putin said: “I want to remind you that significant budget savings for the next year are stipulated, by the way, due to a cut in defence spending.

“This is not connected with the reduction of our plans to refit the army and navy. We will execute the state defence order and will make a new program.”

In July Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev held a meeting on budget defence spending for the next three years.

The budget is being formed to complete the state programme of armament until 2020.’

Read More: Putin announces military spending cuts but insists it will NOT weaken Russian army

‘Vladimir Putin promised to think about his nomination for the post of head of state in the presidential election in 2018.

Putin made the statement in during a video conference with residents of the republic of Buryatia, in which the president discussed measures to extinguish wildfires in the region.

One of the local residents – a veteran of the Great Patriotic War – thanked the president for the help and asked Vladimir Putin to take part in the upcoming presidential election.

“We all ask you to run again for this post, we will be very happy,” said the veteran. In response, Putin promised to think about it.

Russia will hold its regular presidential election on March 18, 2018. In accordance with the Russian legislation, Vladimir Putin can nominate his own candidacy for a new term in the office. However, Putin has not announced his plans yet to participate in the presidential race in 2018.’

Read More: Putin announces his intention to run for president in 2018

‘A 13-year-old girl has been killed after a man deliberately plowed his car into a pizzeria in the French commune of Sept-Sorts, Seine-et-Marneinto. The arrested 32-year-old suspect, authorities believe, was suicidal with no terrorism related tendencies.

On Monday night, the man driving a dark-colored BMW, slammed his vehicle into the sidewalk cafe in Sept-Sorts, a small commune east of Paris, where patrons of Pizzeria Cesena were having dinner. Photos reportedly from the scene and circulated on social media, show smashed tables and chairs while the car can be seen inside the restaurant.

Authorities announced that a 13-year-old girl was killed while her younger brother sustained life-threatening injuries in the tragic incident.’

Read More: Car rams into restaurant east of Paris, kills 13yo girl & severely injures others

‘A “great illusion” prevails in Germany over the deportation of failed asylum applicants, Bavarian premier Horst Seehofer argued, adding it is unrealistic to expel all migrants once they are in the country.

It is much more humane for European countries to protect common borders and decide on the spot whom to allow in than to accept migrants en masse and struggle to deport failed applicants, said Seehofer.

The politician, who also leads the Christian Social Union (CSU), the Bavarian sister party to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU), told Focus magazine on Friday it was “almost impossible to send back migrants once they are in the country.” 

“I say this having a nine-year experience as [Bavaria’s] prime minister,”Seehofer told German magazine Focus. “A great illusion prevails in Germany when it comes to the issue of deportations,” the politician said.’

Read more: Germany under ‘great illusion’ it can deport failed asylum seekers – senior official

‘Britain risks a new Brexit fight in international courts if it tries to quit the EU’s single market without giving other countries official notice, The Independent can reveal.

Legal experts, including one who advised the Treasury, agree Theresa May will leave the UK open to legal action in The Hague if she pulls out of the European Economic Area (EEA) without formally telling its other members 12 months in advance, to avoid disrupting their trade.

The notice is demanded by an international agreement, but ministers do not intend to follow the process because, insiders believe, they want to avoid a Commons vote on staying in the EEA – and, therefore, the single market – that they might lose.’

Read more: Brexit: UK risks an international court case over Theresa May’s plans for leaving EU single market, say experts

‘Immigrant-dominated, crime-ridden and largely Muslim enclaves across Europe, the so-called “no-go zones,” have become as much an ideological battleground as a literal one, but many arguing about them have never been to one.

What no-go zones are not?

For most people at most times, the designation “no-go zone” should not be taken literally.

There are exceptions. In the Stockholm suburb of Rinkeby the local police station was shut down in 2014, following the latest in a series of fire-bombing riots, and the one currently under construction is reminiscent of a war-zone outpost, to which police officers will have to be driven. Sparked by seemingly routine encounters between petty criminals and the cops, mass violent protests have originated in the district most years since 2010, though just as notably car burnings and stone-throwing flash riots are at times so frequent they are barely reported in the local media.’

Read more: No-go zones: Alt-Right fantasy or new face of Europe?

‘A Swiss art dealer is going to jail for more than 12 years after being found guilty of murdering a friend he believed to be an alien.

The defendant, who was not named by the court but identified in the British press as 32-year-old Bennet von Vertes, said he was under the influence of a cocktail of drugs and alcohol at the time.

Von Vertes was also found guilty on a separate charge of raping a former girlfriend two months prior to the attack, the ATS news agency reports.

After a night out in Zurich, the pair were said to have returned to the villa in the early hours of the morning where they got into a fight. During the tussle, von Vertes stabbed his friend with a broken piece of glass before beating him to death with a candlestick holder.

Von Vertes admitted the murder but insisted that hallucinations, brought about by a cocktail of cocaine and ketamine, made him believe his friend was an alien who was trying to kill him.’

Read more: Murdering art dealer thought victim ‘was an extraterrestrial’

‘The European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and his team racked up a bill of £24,450 by chartering a private plane for a one-night visit to Rome, campaigners have revealed.

The fee for the “air taxis” which commissioners are supposed to charter only when there are no commercial options available was part of almost half a million euro bill accumulated by the 28 commissioners in January and February 2016.

Spanish-based human rights group Access Info spent several years trying to obtain detailed information about EU officials’ expenses and following an official request, the Commission released the travel expenses documents.’

Read more: European Commission’s Jean-Claude Juncker in expenses row over £24,450 private plane to Rome