Middle East War Spills Over Into Iran

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Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Iranian Kurdish Peshmerga fighters clashed with the elite Iranian Revolutionary Guards northwest of the city of Piranshahr on Saturday. Tensions between More...

Time for Africa to push for global south voices at the UN decision making table

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Sekou Toure Otondi (TC) : Heads of states and governments have been meeting for the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. The main themes under discussion More...

War for the Golan: Israel admits Air Strikes in Syria, denies Aircraft were shot down

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Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Syrian army reports that it shot down an Israeli warplane and a drone during an attack on a Syrian military position. Israel denies having lost More...

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DMCA Abuse: How corporations are using US copyright law to harass and silence individuals

Murray Hunter (nsnbc) : The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) was unanimously passed by the United States Senate on 12th October 1998, and signed into law by President Clinton More...

Italy and Egypt: from Regeni to Libya, the difficult path towards normalization

Daniele Scalea (nsnbc) : The last, recent joint note of Italian and Egyptian attorneys on Giulio Regeni’s murder shows that a good degree of cooperation in the investigation More...

Belgium Could Run 100% on Green Electricity by 2050

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nsnbc : CE Delft published a study, commissioned by a number of environmental organizations, showing that all electricity More...

Russia may Extend Food Embargo against Western Products: Agriculture Minister

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nsnbc : Russian Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev, on Sunday, said that Russia may extend its food embargo More...

Controversy dogs South Africa’s nuclear energy plans. Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters Why South Africa’s public finance watchdog failed its mandate on nuclear

Seán Mfundza Muller (TC) : South Africa’s Parliamentary Budget Office is a largely unknown but important...

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nsnbc : Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) announced that it will suspend flights to the Egyptian capital...

Drugs_Pills_Medicine_TC Making drug development less secretive could lead to quicker, cheaper therapies

Todd & Williamson (TC) : Almost all new medicines are discovered by the pharmaceutical industry. It’s an...

3rd Time’s a Charm: Facebook Censors Palestinian Journalists, Then Apologizes

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Susanne Posel (OC) : Facebook found itself in a censorship faux pas with Shehab News Agency (SNA) and executives More...

Wells Fargo Gets Sued by Employees Over Fake Accounts

Susanne Posel (OC) : A lawsuit filed by former or demoted employees of Wells Fargo in a Los Angeles court accuses..

DMCA Abuse: How corporations are using US copyright law to harass and silence individuals

Murray Hunter (nsnbc) : The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) was unanimously passed by the United States Senate on 12th October..

Sixty years on, the Maralinga bomb tests remind us not to put security over safety

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Liz Tynan (TC) : It is September 27, 1956. At a dusty site called One Tree, in the northern reaches of the 3,200-square-kilometre More...

Malaysia & Thailand to Forge Closer Ties in Agriculture as Thailand aims at Agricultural Reform

nsnbc : Malaysia and Thailand plan on forging closer ties in the agricultural and agro sectors of the two countries in..

North Korea warns it will counteract recent US & South Korean military moves

nsnbc : The military of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), on Thursday, stressed that it would counteract against recent..
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“Police State No Thanks” Bourgeois Fell in Belgian Bicycle War

nsnbc : The Flemish-Belgian Minister President and Flemish Nationalist Party (N-VA) member Geert Bourgeois and Tom Van Grieken of the right-wing Vlaams..
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Why India’s persecuted tribes are marking their alternative independence day

Sarah Gandee (TC) : In the minutes before the clock struck midnight on August 14-15 1947, Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime..
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Why the Native American pipeline resistance in North Dakota is about climate justice

Kyle Powys White (TC) : Over the past months, hundreds of indigenous persons and their allies have gathered near the crossing..
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TEPCO Prepares for Removal of Fuel from Fukushima Daiichi Unit 1 Reactor Building

nsnbc : Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), the operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility in Fukushima prefecture, Japan,..
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People with ‘obesity gene’ can still lose weight

John Mathers (TC) : It’s been one of the most astonishing changes in human anatomy. In just one generation, people all..
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One in five tattoo inks in Australia contain carcinogenic chemicals

Terry Slevin (TC) : A report this week from the Australian government’s National Industrial Chemical’s Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) shows..