Syrians Protest against Israeli Occupation and Planned Annexation of the Golan Heights

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Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Syrians in the Israeli occupied Syrian Golan Heights rallied in protest against the Israeli occupation, illegal oppression of Syrian culture and identity, More...

PA & Hamas Reconciliation Talks in Qatar – The Omitted Context of Regional and Geopolitics

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Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Palestinian Authority President Mahmud Abbas and delegates visited the Qatari capital Doha to pick up on the stalled national reconciliation talks More...

Indonesia Aims at Becoming a Global Maritime Axis

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nsnbc : Susi Pudjiastuti, Indonesia’s Minister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, calls on various parties to support the aspirations of the administration of President More...

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Brexit Shatters EU and Its Washington Bond

Finian Cunningham (SCF) : The British rejection of European Union membership came like a brick slamming into a pane of glass. The impact has stunned observers, radiated shockwaves More...

What is Human Rights Watch watching?

Nicoletta Fagiolo (nsnbc) : In what looks increasingly like a “criminalization of international justice”, the International Criminal Court (ICC) is currently holding a trial More...

Sri Lanka and Ukraine Sign Three Bilateral Treaties

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nsnbc : Sri Lanka and the Ukraine signed three bilateral treaties during the visit of Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister More...

French Cops Claim They’re Too Tired to Keep Policing Massive Protests

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Michaela Whitton (AM) : Months of mass demonstrations and violence linked to the Euro 2016 football tournament More...

A woman harvests roses in a greenhouse at a flower farm outside Addis Ababa. Floriculture has boomed in Ethiopia. Reuters/Michael Tsegaye Why Ethiopia is on track to become Africa’s industrial powerhouse

Hauge & Irfan (TC) : Ethiopia seems to be attracting the attention of economists interested in...

President Nicolas Maduro has long vowed to stamp out Venezuela's currency black market, which he has argued has contributed to the country's economic crisis. (archives) Venezuela Relaxes Forex Ceiling as Oil Prices Remain Stable

Ryan Mallett-Outtrim (VA) : Venezuela’s official currency exchange rate is gaining ground on the country’s thriving...

Oil Barrels - Courtesy YOUM7 (Archive) Iran’s Central Bank to be paid in euro for Oil delivered to Refineries in India

nsnbc : An oil executive at the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) announced that the bank...

More Proof Flint Water Crisis Caused Lead Spikes in Children

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Susanne Posel (OC) : According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), lead levels in children More...

The War on Weed Is Winding Down – But Will Monsanto Be the Winner?

Ellen Brown (nsnbc) : The war on cannabis that began in the 1930s seems to be coming to an end. Research..

The National Endowment for Democracy: Not National and Not for Democracy

Tony Cartalucci (NEO) : Using a front to hide illegal or immoral activities has been a feature of human criminality since..

Japan Outraged Over New Scandal Involving U.S. Military Base Worker

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Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Only one week after tens of thousands of Japanese in Okinawa and Tokyo went to the More...

GT200: How London Sold Fake Bomb Detectors and Got People Killed

The UK proves that power and profits come before the lives of even its own allies’ soldiers and police. Tony Cartalucci..

China Denies Allegations of Dialogue with Venezuelan Opposition

Jeanette Charles (VA) : The Chinese government denied rumors Tuesday that it engaged in dialogue with the Venezuelan opposition to discuss..
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Bothered by a brothel? How sex work can improve your neighbourhood

Cooper & Maginn (TC) : The sex industry, specifically sex work and prostitution, has long been perceived and regulated as a..
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Before You Exit Singer Christina Grimmie Shot Dead at Florida Concert Venue

nsnbc : “Before You Exit” singer Christina Grimmie was shot and killed after a concert in Orlando Florida. The fatal shooting..
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Scientists Discover How to Turn All Your Plastic Waste into Fuel

Susanne Posel (OC) : Experts are warning that by 2050 there will be more plastic in our oceans than fish. A..
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Putting CO2 away for good by turning it into stone

Martin Stute (TC) : We seriously need to do something about CO2 emissions. Besides shifting to renewable energy sources and increasing..
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Britain has the highest use of laughing gas in world – but is this ‘hippy crack’ dangerous?

Hamilton & Sumnall (TC) : According to the latest Global Drug Survey, nitrous oxide – or laughing gas – is now..
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What Media Hid in De Niro Autism Film Affair

F. William Engdahl (NEO) : Dr. Andrew Wakefield, a former British gastro-enterologist and vaccine researcher has been fully exonerated of the..