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Russia could tighten law on foreign ownership of Internet operators

nsnbc : After Russia, in 2014, began to tightened its grip on foreign ownership of media, Moscow appears now poised to also restrict More...

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Meeting between Shiite cleric al-Sadr and delegation from Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region delayed

nsnbc : A delegation from Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region (KAR), tasked with holding official talks on the independence referendum More...

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No plans to remain in Syria beyond current mission: US State Department

nsnbc : The United States is not planning to remain in Syria beyond its current role in leading the global anti-ISIS coalition, said More...

Iran shells Kurdish Peshmerga in cross-border shelling

Iranian general simplifies the truth, claims Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum is a U.S. plot

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Iranian General Nadiq, second in command of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, claimed the referendum More...

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Ousted Venezuelan Attorney General Luisa Ortega fled to Colombia

nsnbc : Venezuela’s ousted Attorney General Luisa Ortega Diaz and her husband German Ferrer fled the country and arrived in the More...

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Cambodia’s legal system is failing its youth and juveniles in courtrooms and prisons: UN Envoy

nsnbc : UN Special Rapporteur Rhona Smith, during her visit to Cambodia on Friday, said Cambodia’s legal system is failing its youth, More...

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There will be no war on the Korean peninsula: Moon Jae-In

nsnbc : South Korean President Moon Jae-In affirmed on August 17 there will be no war on the Korean peninsula. Moon stressed that More...

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After Himalayan stone age war, China’s State news agency mocks India with racist video

nsnbc : After trops from China and India waged a two-hour-long stone age war by throwing rocks at each other in the Himalayan border More...

US will remain in Syrian Kurdistan for decades: Telal Selo

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nsnbc : Telal Selo, spokesman for the U.S.-backed, predominantly Syrian – Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), told reporters that U.S. forces will remain in Syrian Kurdistan More...

Iranian Revolutionary Guards back Taliban: Intelligence Official in Herat

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Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : The government in Tehran may be saying Iran doesn’t support the Taliban, but we have seen increased Taliban support by Iran’s Revolutionary More...

Iran – Iraq discuss Kirkuk – Iran pipeline amidst uncertainties about Kurdistan

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nsnbc : Iran and Iraq have strengthened ties between the two countries’ energy sectors, including the possible construction of a pipeline to export Kirkuk’s crude More...

Iran shells Kurdish Peshmerga in cross-border shelling

Iranian general simplifies the truth, claims Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum is a U.S. plot

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Iranian General Nadiq, second in command of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, claimed the referendum on the independence of Iraq’s Kurdistan More...

Heroin trafficking through South Africa: why here and why now?

Carina Bruwer (TC) : A series of large heroin seizures have been made in South Africa since 2016, but the country is just one of the pitstops on Africa’s heroin highway. The More...

Putin appoints Antonov as next Russian Ambassador to the United States

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nsnbc : Russian President Vladimir Putin, on Monday, appointed the Russian Federation’s former Deputy Foreign Minister More...

Total buys Maersk in 5.7 billion pounds deal

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nsnbc : French energy giant Total, on Monday, announced that is was buying Danish Mærsk’s oil and gas business More...

VietJet_(archives)_Vietnam_2017 Vietnamese trade delegation with major corporate players visits Japan

nsnbc : A Vietnamese trade delegation, set to visit Japan from August 21 – 24, led...

Mozambican government and multinationals promise to involve local communities. Mozambique moves forward with Eni and Anadarko as partners in natural gas exploration

nsnbc : As expected, the government of Mozambique and operators Eni and Anadarko signed concession contracts...

VietJet_Wikimedia commons_2017 VietJet to launch direct flights between Hanoi and Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan

nsnbc : The Vietnamese budget carrier VietJet Air announced on Thursday that it will start offering...

Trump unveils new US policy for Afghanistan

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nsnbc : After years of deriding the U.S. war in Afghanistan as “complete waste”, U.S. President More...

ACLU is touting settlement in case against CIA torture psychologists as victory

nsnbc : The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) announced a settlement in the civil lawsuit against the two military psychologists James..

No plans to remain in Syria beyond current mission: US State Department

nsnbc : The United States is not planning to remain in Syria beyond its current role in leading the global anti-ISIS..

Taliban vows relentless fight as Trump unveils new U.S. – Afghanistan strategy

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nsnbc : Afghanistan’s Taliban responded to U.S. President Donald Trump’s announcement of the new More...

Russian and Syrian air forces launched strikes against ISIS, inflicting substantial casualties

nsnbc : Both Russian and Syrian air forces launched a series of air strikes against ISIS positions and convoys in Syria,..

Lebanese army engages ISIS at Lebanese – Syrian border

nsnbc : Units of the Lebanese National Army launched new attacks against ISIS positions on the country’s border with Syria on..
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Chinese ghost month – what you should avoid while the spirits roam among the living

nsnbc : According to Chinese mythology the ghost month is the seventh month of the lunar calendar. In 2017 ghost month..
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Even a ‘minor’ nuclear war would be an ecological disaster felt throughout the world

David McCoy (TC) : President Donald Trump’s vow to hit North Korea with “fire and fury like the world has never..
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Huge drop in men’s sperm levels confirmed by new study – here are the facts

Chris Barratt (TC) : Sperm count in men from North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand declined by 50-60% between 1973..