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Can Trump find the elusive land of Peacerael?

 nsnbc : U.S. President Donald Trump, on Tuesday, said both Israeli and Palestinian leaders were ready for peace. The statement was More...

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Trump visits Israel: No to Israeli leaders at the Western Wall in Palestine

nsnbc : U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Israel after a direct flight from Saudi Arabia. Trump’s two-day visit to Israel More...

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Trump meets regional and Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia: Can he say “counterterrorism” without biting his tongue?

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : On day two of his visit to Saudi Arabia, U.S.-President Donald Trump has a number of individual meetings More...

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Rouhani wins Iran’s presidential election

nsnbc : President Hassan Rouhani has won the country’s presidential elections over his main rivals Ebrahim Raisi, Mustafa Hashmi More...

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Russia’s “National Guard” to monitor social networks: Melikov

nsnbc : Russia’s National Guard is planning to train IT experts to monitor social networks, said the first deputy commander More...

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Beijing ought respect public opinion in Taiwan: Tsai Ing-wen

nsnbc : Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, on Friday, urged Beijing to correctly understand the meaning of last year’s presidential More...

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US Accused of Promoting Venezuela Intervention at UN

Ryan Mallett-Outtrim (VA) : The United States took to the United Nations Wednesday to compare Venezuela’s current political crisis More...

Quantum theory and parallel universes confirmed?

U.S. ignores Colombia’s peace process, pushes militarist line against Venezuela instead

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos visited his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump at the White House, pleading More...

China & Philippines launched dialog over South China Sea controversies

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Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : China and the Philippines, on Friday, launched what was described as candid but friendly discussions about their territorial dispute in the South China More...

Erdogan – Trump avoided discord about Kurds: More shared interests than disagreements

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Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : After meeting at the White House on Tuesday, U.S. President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart President R. Tayyip Erdogan focused on the strength 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 More...

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Venezuelan Attorney General rejects National Constituent Assembly as corporative, lacking representation

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Venezuelan Attorney General Luisa Ortega Diaz, in a leaked letter to Elias Jaua, the head of the Presidential Commission for the Constituent Assembly, More...

Egypt to “regulate” its nuclear Russian roulette

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Egyptian parliament’s Energy and Environment Committee is discussing a proposed law aimed to regulate the construction of nuclear power More...

Belgian Ministers met Trump

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nsnbc : Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, during a press conference Wednesday evening, said he and his Cabinet have More...

Three arrested in Manchester investigation: Suicide bomber identified as Salman Abedi

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nsnbc: Police detained three suspects in the suicide bombing that killed 22 and wounded another 59 in Manchester. More...

Beneficiary photo: Hanan, UNRWA microfinance recipient, Jaramana camp, Damascus, Syria. Courtesy UNRWA CG An untold economic success story in Syria

Pierre Krähenbühl  (nsnbc) : Hidden almost literally under the rubble of the civil war in Syria...

US dollar_USA_NEO_2016 If China Can Fund infrastructure with Its Own Credit, So Can We

Ellen H. Brown (nsnbc) : May 15th-19th has been designated “National Infrastructure Week” by the US...

Chiquita Logo Chiquita Papers: How the banana giant funded Colombia’s civil war

nsnbc : In February 2017 the office of Colombia’s Prosecutor confirmed that companies who financed armed groups,...

Troubled at home, President Trump takes first international trip

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nsnbc : U.S. President Donald Trump starts his first international trip on Friday, leaving behind him scandals More...

If China Can Fund infrastructure with Its Own Credit, So Can We

Ellen H. Brown (nsnbc) : May 15th-19th has been designated “National Infrastructure Week” by the US Chambers of Commerce, the American..

Erdogan – Trump avoided discord about Kurds: More shared interests than disagreements

Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : After meeting at the White House on Tuesday, U.S. President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart President..

Syrian Democratic Forces urge ISIS fighters in Raqqa to surrender before end of May

After liberating the Tabqa Dam earlier this month, SDF forces are only kilometers away from Raqqa.

nsnbc : The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) urged ISIS fighters in Raqqa to surrender before the More...

Can Trump find the elusive land of Peacerael?

 nsnbc : U.S. President Donald Trump, on Tuesday, said both Israeli and Palestinian leaders were ready for peace. The statement was..

Trump visits Israel: No to Israeli leaders at the Western Wall in Palestine

nsnbc : U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Israel after a direct flight from Saudi Arabia. Trump’s two-day visit to Israel..
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Colombia’s Congress rejects referendum on gay couples’ right to adopt

nsnbc : Colombia’s Congress has rejected a referendum that sought to repeal a controversial Constitutional Court ruling that allows gay couples..
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Battling to save the Ethiopian wolf – Africa’s rarest carnivore

Claudio Sillero (TC) : Most members of the Canidae family, such as wolves, dogs and foxes, are versatile and opportunistic animals,..
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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..