The GCC and its Problems

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Victor Mikhin (NEO) : The one-day summit in Doha of member states comprising the GCC (Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf) in addition to attracting the attention More...

Grisly Peshawar Slaughter – Who Created Taliban, Who Still Funds Them?

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Tony Cartalucci (LD) : Taliban militants stormed an army public school in the northern city of Peshawar, killing over 100, including many young students. It is believed up to More...

British Embassy in Egypt reopens, Canada upholds Travel Advisory. Egypt continues fighting foreign-backed Insurgency

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nsnbc : The United Kingdom reopened its embassy in the Egyptian capital Cairo after it was closed for ten days due to what was describes as security concerns. The Canadian government More...

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Is NATO aiming at a No Fly Zone for Russia over the Baltic?

Christof Lehmann (NEO) : On Friday, December 12, a Russian military jet has allegedly been involved in a near-mid-air- collision with a civilian airliner in Swedish airspace. Scandinavian More...

Ending the Cold War on Cuba? From the Freezer to the Chiller

Finian Cunningham (SCF) : As US President Barack Obama announced his surprise «historic» bid to normalise relations with Cuba this week, the New York Times swooned with glowing More...

Season of Goodwill… West Delivers Sanctions, Suffering and Conflict

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Finian Cunningham (SCF) : It’s the Season of Goodwill – and Western governments are showering us with a medley of their More...

French Post-Colonial Arrogance prompts Cultural Row with Egypt

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Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : A statue of the French philologist Jean-Francois Champollion at the main courtyard of More...

Egypt_MoFinance_Hani Kadry_TCP_YOUM7_Sami Wahee Fitch rating upgrade boosts confidence in Egypt economic plan: finance minister

TCP : Minister of Finance Hani Kadry welcomed Fitch Ratings’ decision to upgrade Egypt’s long-term credit...

Putin Weakening the Russian Ruble may Backfire within 3-5 Years

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Sanctions, isolating Russia from financial instruments and falling oil prices have had...

Treasurer Joe Hockey and Finance Minister Mathias Cormann have said the government will get the budget back into surplus. AAP/Lukas Coch Australian government reveals $40 billion budget deficit, clings to surplus hope

Michelle Grattan (TC) : The budget is projected to return to surplus in 2019-20, according to...

Russian Roulette: Taxpayers Could Be on the Hook for Trillions in Oil Derivatives

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Ellen H. Brown (WoD) : The sudden dramatic collapse in the price of oil appears to be an act of geopolitical More...

MTV Glorifies Venezuela’s Barricade Protests in New Reality TV Show

Z.C. Dutka (VA) : US entertainment channel MTV has signed a contract with a Venezuelan media group to purchase extensive footage..

NY Follows Fracking Ban ‘Trend’: Who is Next?

Susanne Posel (OC) : During a meeting of the gubernatorial cabinet, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and Joe Martens, mayoral environmental..

China’s Policy fundamentally opposed to Nuclear Arms Race but a Threat?

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Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : A recent study of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) elicits More...

The big winner in Abbott’s reshuffle is the ambitious Scott Morrison

Michelle Grattan (TC) : Tony Abbott has seized the opportunity for a significant reshuffle that he says puts “jobs and families”..

Indonesia: A Tidbit for the ISIS

Natalia Rogozhina (NEO) : Responses to events in the Middle East have drifted all the way to Indonesia, and with such force..
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Egypt: Winter solstice celebrations to light up Karnak Sunday

Rany Mostafa (TCP) : The sanctuary of the ancient Egyptian solar God Amun at the Karnak temples in Upper Egypt will..
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Personal privacy is eroding as consent policies of Google and Facebook evoke ‘fantasy world’

Fred H. Cate (TC) : We live in a world increasingly dominated by our personal data. Some of those data we choose..
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If you go down to the woods today you’re in for a big surprise – Europe’s bears are back

Jocelyn Timperly (TC) : In a rare conservation success story, research has shown that numbers of wild large carnivores in the..
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The Fukushima Endgame: The Radioactive Contamination of the Pacific Ocean

Michel Chossudovsky (CRG) : Nuclear radiation resulting from the March 2011 Fukushima disaster –which threatens life on planet earth– is not front page..
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Why Would High-Fructose Corn Syrup Make You Hungry?

Susanne Posel (OC) : Researchers at the Keck School of Medicine (KSM) at the University of Southern California (USC) presented a..
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Female sexual dysfunction or not knowing how to ask for what feels good?

Sally Hunter (TC) : The recently published Italian study suggesting women can only have clitoral, rather than vaginal, orgasms raises important..