Japanese – Russian Dispute about South Kuril Islands: The Enemy State Clause

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Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Speaker of the Russian Lower House of Parliament (Duma), Sergey Naryshkin told the press that the Japanese – Russian dispute over the South More...

The Results of the Meeting of Representatives of the Countries of the Persian Gulf in the US

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Stanislav Ivanov (NEO) : The widely publicized Summit of Gulf Arab countries in Washington held at a lower level than planned, because from the seven participants of the meeting, More...

Australia: Loyal to the End

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Reginald Little (nsnbc) : The Age Newspaper of 15 May 2015 carried a story headlined “Australia urged to send military to counter China’s control over sea lanes”, More...


Migrants at sea: the missing context

Rodney Benson (TC) : The latest tragic immigrant deaths in the Mediterranean are at the top of the news. In Europe, officials are proposing a new policy of sending in their navies More...

The Biological Weapons Convention Turns 40—Are we any safer?

Janet C. Phelan (NEO) : This year, the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) celebrated its 40th birthday in Geneva, at the Palais Nacions. Amidst speeches and backslapping within More...

It is Now Illegal to Waste Food in France … For Supermarkets

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Susanne Posel (OC) : The French national assembly has voted to pass into law a provision that bans French supermarkets from More...

Denmark cancels purchase of Israeli Howitzers – Economic Reasons?

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nsnbc : The Danish government cancelled the tender for the purchase of 9 – 21, Israeli-made, self-propelled More...

Gulf Capital_Egypt_Carbon Holdings UAE’s Gulf Capital invests $25M in Egypt’s Carbon Holdings

TCP : Abu Dhabi-based Gulf Capital and Egypt’s largest petrochemicals company Carbon Holdings signed Monday a...

Al-Ahly Bank Of Kuwait_TCP Kuwait’s Al-Ahly Bank acquires 98.5% of Egypt’s Piraeus Bank

TCP : Al-Ahly Bank of Kuwait (ABK) made a final agreement with Piraeus Bank of Greece...

Forex_Rigged_vpsi.org, CC BY ‘If you ain’t cheating, you ain’t trying’ – how forex has changed

Andre Spicer (TC) : “If you ain’t cheating, you ain’t trying” were the words of one...

Washington Confesses to Backing “Questionable Actors” in Syria

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Tony Cartalucci (NEO) : Taking advantage of a Syrian military stretched thin to protect everywhere at the same More...

US permits Arctic drilling, but questions about safety remain

Robert Bea (TC) : Earlier this month, the Obama administration gave conditional approval to a renewed plan for Royal Dutch Shell..

Melinda Gates: Reinvesting in Family Planning with Depo-Provera

Susanne Posel (OC) : Melinda Gates spoke at the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) to discuss her foundation’s renewed efforts..

The Fukushima Endgame: The Radioactive Contamination of the Pacific Ocean


Michel Chossudovsky (CRG) : Nuclear radiation resulting from the March 2011 Fukushima disaster –which threatens More...

Pakistan-India Relationship in 2015

Natalya Zamaraeva (NEO) : To date, it seems premature to talk about qualitative changes or significant adjustment behaviour of India and Pakistan..

China and India sign US$22 billion in deals but tensions simmer under the surface

Tsering Topgyal (TC) : India and China have signed US$22 billion worth of business deals. Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s three-day..
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Venezuela Mourns Loss of Feminist Revolutionary Nora Castañeda

Rachel Boothroyd (VA) : Condolences and tributes to the legendary revolutionary and champion of women’s rights, Nora Castañeda, have been pouring..
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Why our ancestors were more gender equal than us

Migliano & Vinicius (TC) : It is often believed that hierarchical and sometimes oppressive social structures like the patriarchy are somehow..

Duke Energy $102M Settlement Leaves NC Residents With Contaminated Water

Susanne Posel (OC) : Duke Energy (DE) has begun delivering bottled water tainted from wells adjacent to its ash coal pits..
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Obama Administration approves Arctic drilling

TFC : The Obama administration granted approval today for Shell Oil to move ahead with plans to drill in the Arctic’s..

2 Infants Dead, 29 Injured in Mexico After Given Merck Vaccines

Susanne Posel (OC) : According to the Mexican Institute for Social Security (MISS), 2 infants have died and another 29 have..
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Bleed me: why excess iron can be dangerous

Richard Stevens (TC) : Iron is a most versatile element. It is essential to many of the enzymes that are the..