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Detained for Child Porn in Cambodia Linked to Catholic Church in Culemborg, Netherlands

nsnbc : The 53-year-old Dutch citizen Evrard-Nicolas Sarot, who was charged for Child Porn in Cambodia on Thursday appears to be More...

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German Foreign Minister and Kurdish President Barzani exchanged Courtesies

nsnbc : German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel visited President Masoud Barzani in Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region. Barzani More...

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. Making America great again with really dumb diplomacy?

US – Japanese Defense Treaty also covers disputed Diaoyu / Senkaku Islands: Pence

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The defense treaty between the United States and Japan also covers the disputed Senkaku Islands said U.S. More...

An independent, Anies Baswedan was backed by Gerindra party of Prabowo Subianto and Perindo, the party of Donald Trump’s business partner in Indonesia Harry Tanoesudibyo. Reuters/Beawiharta

Will the new Jakarta governor be firm against hardline religious groups?

FNU Testriono (TC) : Voters in Indonesia’s capital have chosen a former cabinet minister who sought the support of hardline Muslims More...

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Trump Administration orders Review of Iran Nuclear Deal

nsnbc : U.S. President Donald Trump has tasked the National Security Council to review the international agreement on Iran’s More...

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Iraqi Kurdish PUK, Gorran and KDP in Dispute over Parliamentiary Approval of Referendum

nsnbc : The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) in northern Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan region dealt a below to the Kurdistan More...

Erdogan pushing for the reintroduction of the death penalty. On the day of the "mystery coup" last summer.

Belgian Lawmaker Hendrik Bogaert: No Turkish referendum on deathpenalty on European territory, It’s beyond ethical boundries

nsnbc : Hendrik Bogaert, a Flemish Christian lawmaker in Belgium, used his Twitter account to unequivocally oppose any possible future More...

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Colombia’s Ex-President Uribe, facing War Crimes Charges, lobbies in the USA against Peace and Transitional Justice

nsnbc : Colombia’s ex-president Alvaro Uribe who faces at least four war crimes charges within Colombia’s transitional More...

US – Japanese Defense Treaty also covers disputed Diaoyu / Senkaku Islands: Pence

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. Making America great again with really dumb diplomacy?

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The defense treaty between the United States and Japan also covers the disputed Senkaku Islands said U.S. Vice President Mike Pence Wednesday while visiting More...

Meet Russia’s New Arctic Military Base: And what have ExxonMobil and Rex Tillerson to do with it?

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Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Russia’s Ministry of Defense invited to a virtual tour around its very real military base on Alexandra Land in the Franz Josef Archipelago More...

Tillerson visits Moscow: A New “Yalta” during the Trump and Putin Administrations?

Tillerson arrives in Moscow - is a new era with a policy of tensions that benefits Moscow as much as it benefits Washington in the pipeline?

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in the Russian capital Moscow on Wednesday, April 12, for talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei More...

The Armenian - Syrian town of Kessab, overrun by Turkish-backed terror hordes.

Turkey’s Genocide Against Armenians (and Kurds) Still Ongoing

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : April 24 marks the anniversary of the start of the Armenian genocide during the Ottoman Empire 102 years ago. However, the Empire’s successor state More...

Turkey’s Al-Qaeda Catch and Release Program: 2003 HSBC Bombers and a Dead Journalist

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : An individual described as Z.C. was detained by security forces in Turkey after he confessed in court to his involvement in four November 2003 truck More...

Russia Overtakes Saudi Arabia as World’s Third Largest Military Spender: SIPRI

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nsnbc : One may discuss until doomsday why Saudi Arabia previously spent more on its military than the Russian Federation, More...

Macron and Le Pen move to Second Round in French Presidential Elections

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nsnbc : With more than 95 percent of votes counted Emmanuel Marcron and Marine Le Pen move to the second round More...

Google_ban_AD_Turkey Google Caves to Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service, Agrees to Pay Fine

nsnbc : Google ultimately caved to Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service, agreeing to pay $7.8 million (438...

Orig.src_.Susanne.Posel_.Daily_.News-gas-HA-Sport-Petersdorf-600x400 Belarus viewed statement by Russian energy minister on gas talks as unconstructive

nsnbc : Belarusian Prime Minister Vladislav Sychevich told the press that Belarus views the statement by...

"Security Guard" at Zhen Tai sweatshop - incident must have been caused by irresponsible worker - nothin to see here - go away. Levi’s sweatshop partner in Cambodia agreed to pay “compensation” for killed worker but …

nsnbc : Zhen Tai Garment factory in Phnom Penh, a factory that produces Levi’s brand clothing, agreed...

Without Evidence: US Slams Syria with Sanctions over Alleged Chemical Weapons Use

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nsnbc : The United States imposed what was described as sweeping sanctions on Syrian officials based on the More...

27 Years for Son of Russian MP for Credit Card and Hacking Scheme

nsnbc : Roman Seleznev, the son of Russian lawmaker Valery Seleznev was sentenced Friday by a U.S. federal court to 27..

Trump Administration orders Review of Iran Nuclear Deal

nsnbc : U.S. President Donald Trump has tasked the National Security Council to review the international agreement on Iran’s nuclear program and..

KDP and PUK Discussed Reactivating Iraqi – Kurdish Parliament Before Independence Referendum

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nsnbc : The two main ruling parties in the Kurdistan Autonomous Region (KAR) of Iraq, the Kurdistan Democratic More...

Turkey’s Council of State and Election Board Reject CHP’s Protest over Rigged Referendum

nsnbc : Turkey’s Republican People’s Party, the largest opposition party, has appealed to the Council of State to repeal the Supreme..

German Foreign Minister and Kurdish President Barzani exchanged Courtesies

nsnbc : German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel visited President Masoud Barzani in Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region. Barzani thanked Germany for the..
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“We Will Live On” ISIS Survivors’ Rap Video Proves Christians, Muslims and Yazidis Can Coexist

Siraj Davis (nsnbc) : The music video “We Will Live On” is a multi-religious, multi-lingual amalgam with Christian, Muslim, and Yazidi..
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New Reusable Sponge Material Could Revolutionize Cleanup After Oil Spills

nsnbc : Researchers at Argonne National Lab have developed a sponge material that could revolutionize the cleanup of oil spills, reduce..
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Medieval medical books could hold the recipe for new antibiotics

Erin Conelly (TC) : For a long time, medieval medicine has been dismissed as irrelevant. This time period is popularly referred..