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By nsnbc On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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Russian Officials Deny Cyber Warfare – Everybody Does It

nsnbc : Russia’s Ministry of Communications, on Tuesday, denied any knowledge of a Russian “cyber corps” carrying out attacks on foreign computer systems. Deputy Communications Minister Alexey More...

By Ellen H. Brown On Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

The Italian Banking Crisis: No Free Lunch – Or Is There?

Ellen Brown (nsnbc) : It has been called “a bigger risk than Brexit”– the Italian banking crisis that could take down the eurozone. Handwringing officials say “there is no free lunch” and “no magic bullet.” More...

Arctic sea ice is at a record low. NASA/Reuters
By nsnbc On Monday, December 5th, 2016

Why is China so quiet in negotiations about fisheries in the central Arctic Ocean?

Nengye Liu (TC) : China has become more active in global governance issues. Its involvement in new regulations about the changing environment of the Arctic is no exception. Arctic sea ice is at a record low. NASA/Reuters Arctic More...

ExoMars close-up of a large unnamed crater north near the Mars equator. ESA/Roscosmos/ExoMars/CaSSIS/UniBE, CC BY-SA
By nsnbc On Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

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

Andrew Coates (TC) : Europe has been trying to land on Mars since 2003, but none of the attempts have gone exactly according to plan. A couple of months ago, the ExoMars Schiaparelli landing demonstrator crashed More...

Northern bites not northern lights. Alwyn Ladell/Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND
By nsnbc On Saturday, November 26th, 2016

It’s Iceland vs Iceland as trademark row erupts between country and frozen supermarket chain

Luke McDonagh (TC) : Under European trademark law it is possible to obtain wide-ranging protection for a single word such as “Apple”, “Google” or “Gucci” – which gives the owner the exclusive right More...

By IMEMC On Saturday, November 26th, 2016
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Israel Condemns French Decision to Label Settlement Products

IMEMC : The Israeli government has condemned France’s decision to label settlement products, according to Israeli public radio. The Foreign Ministry said that, with this decision, France may strengthen measures More...

By nsnbc On Thursday, November 24th, 2016

EU Parliament Backs Freezing of Talks on Turkey’s Membership

nsnbc : The Parliament of the European Union, on Thursday, adopted a freeze of EU membership talks with Turkey over its crackdown and purges following the failed military mystery coup earlier this year. The EU More...

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By IMEMC On Friday, November 18th, 2016

DCIP Calls on EU to Hold Israel Accountable

IMEMC : Defense for Children International – Palestine urged the European Union, during a meeting on Thursday, to pressure Israeli authorities to end ill-treatment of Palestinian children in the Israeli military More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, November 18th, 2016
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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 toilet and rueful reviews while there of what was eaten the previous day. Most of the More...

By nsnbc On Saturday, October 29th, 2016

Done Deal: Belgium Signed CETA with Addendum

nsnbc : Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Didier Reynders signed the CETA free trade agreement between Canada and the EU ending the hiatus that prevented the ratification of the EU – Canadian More...