UN General Assembly Adopts “Paper Tiger” Resolution on Israel’s Withdrawal from the Syrian Golan

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 Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : The UN General Assembly adopted yet another resolution demanding Israel to withdraw from the occupied Syrian Golan Heights in line with the resolution More...

The Iran-Russia-China Strategic Triangle

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F. William Engdahl (NEO) : The developing economic, political and military links binding Iran, China and Russia in what I see as an emerging Golden Triangle in Eurasia, are continuing More...

NATO Member Turkey to Boost Ties with Israel?

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Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Meeting on the sidelines of the meeting of NATO’s Parliamentary Committee in Istanbul, Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlet Cavosoglu as well More...

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Myanmar Abuses Telecommunications Law to Jail Dissidents

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Government authorities in Myanmar continue the crackdown on free speech, including members of the ruling party, for criticizing the government or the More...

Memorial Published Soviet NKVD Archives

nsnbc : The Russian NGO Memorial published a database with archives from KGB predecessor NKVD during what people in Russia and former Soviet republics tend to remember the Stalinist More...

Decades of attempts show how hard it is to land on Mars – here’s how we plan to succeed in 2021

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Andrew Coates (TC) : Europe has been trying to land on Mars since 2003, but none of the attempts have gone exactly according More...

Murdered Russian Opposition Politician Nemtsov Allegedly Ignored Death Threats

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nsnbc : Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov reportedly ignored death threats, believing that his public More...

Venezuelan Oil Minister Eulogia del Pino celebrates Wednesday’s agreement in Vienna (Euologio del Pino/Twitter). Venezuela Celebrates “Historic” OPEC Deal

Rachel Boothroyd-Rojas (VA) :  The Organization of Oil Producing Countries (OPEC) has reached a much anticipated...

ellen-h-brown_usa_2016 Two Recent Power Points on Public Banking, in Englewood, CO, and Santa Rosa, CA

Ellen H. Brown (nsnbc) : Here are my latest efforts at presenting the public banking model...

The Bolivar (BsF) has lost over 40 percent since the start of November, according to unofficial exchange tracking website dolartoday.com. (Ryan Mallett-Outtrim/ Venezuelanalysis) Venezuela’s Currency Takes Another Dive

Ryan Mallett-Outtrim (VA) : Venezuela’s beleaguered currency looked set Friday to lose around half its value...

The Imperative to Democratize Artificial Intelligence

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LocalOrg : MIT Technology Review recently published an article titled, “An AI Ophthalmologist Shows How More...

Trump Picks Price for Job as Secretary of Health and Human Services

nsnbc : U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday picked a six-term Republican Congressman Tom Price for the job as Secretary of Health and..

Trump Calls Stein’s Vote Recount Campaign and Fundraiser a Scam

nsnbc : U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, on Saturday, called defeated Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein’s request for a vote recount..

South Korea’s President Park Could Step Down as Protests Continue

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nsnbc : Protests against embattled South Korean President Park Geun-hye continued this Saturday with the sixths More...

Thailand’s Maha Vajiralongkorn Ascends Throne as Rama X

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Thailand’s 64-year-old Crown Prince has ascended to the throne as King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun a.k.a. Rama X., succeeding..

The Cultural Logic of the Jakarta’s Riotous-Protest

Azly Rahman (nsnbc) :  A few weeks ago Indonesia’s capital city, Jakarta, saw a clash between the Islamic fundamentalists and the..
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Jesus Walked With Dinosaurs: Russian Orthodox Archdiocese in Tatarstan

nsnbc : The Archdiocese of the Russian Orthodox Church in Tatarstan published an article in a local newspaper and on its..
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A sad song of musical censorship in India and Pakistan

Laksmi Subramanian (TC) : At the end of September 2016, the Indian motion picture producer’s association, India’s largest organisation related to..
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Development has devastated wildlife in lands south of Nairobi

Joseph Ogutu (TC) : The Athi-Kaputiei ecosystem covers about 2,200 square kilometres of Kenya’s Kajiado County, south of Nairobi. It is..
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In India, local people bear the cost of high-profit mining ventures

Jeemol Unni (TC) : While India has enacted progressive laws to protect the environment and indigenous tribal communities, the mining industry..
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PTSD may affect brains of boys, girls differently

nsnbc : A recent study conducted at Stanford University School of Medicine suggests that a brain region that integrates emotions and..
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New study: Salmonella thrives in salad bags

Primrose Freestone (TC) : When you hear the term “food poisoning” it usually conjures up images of hurried journeys to the..