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Saudi vice and virtue police arrested skirt girl

nsnbc : Saudi Arabia’s vice and virtue police arrested a young woman who was filmed at an archeological site wearing a skirt More...

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NATO confirmed Afghan Vice-President Dostum denied landing rights in Mazar-i-Sharif

nsnbc : A NATO spokesman confirmed Tuesday that Afghanistan’s Vice-President, Abdul Rashid Dostum, tried to return to Afghanistan More...

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China “dissatisfied” with U.S. bill backing Taiwanese military

nsnbc : The People’s Republic of China has expressed its dissatisfaction with the United States after it passed a bill on Friday More...

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Patriotic Union of Kurdistan told Iran referendum is the way to guarantee Kurdistan’s future

nsnbc : The Iraqi – Kurdish Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), in meetings with Tehran this week, told Iranian officials that More...

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Ukraine’s High Qualification Commission backs Supreme Court canditates despite Public Integrity Council vetoes

nsnbc : Ukraine’s High Qualification Commission,  a governing body of the judiciary, ignored 56 percent of the Public Integrity More...

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UN calls on Afghan insurgents and government forces to stop targeting civilians

nsnbc : The United Nations mission in Afghanistan calling on anti-government forces to stop indiscriminate attacks against civilians More...

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Kremlin spokesman tries weasel words to evade truth about Kadyrov’s gay purge

nsnbc : Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, on Monday tried a weasel word strategy when he claimed the words of Ramzan Kadyrov, very often, More...

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Iraq’s Yezidi community in Nineveh formed Yezidi Democratic Party

nsnbc : Members of the Yezidi community around Shingal and Iraq’s Nineveh province formed the Yezidi Democratic Party (YDP) during More...

Kurdish Corridor: US troops are operating in Raqqa, Colonel Ryan Dillon admitted

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Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Colonel Ryan Dillon confirmed what observers of the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces’ push to liberate Raqqa from ISIS have known all along. More...

Iran’s military shells Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region – Regional war no longer deniable

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Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Local officials in the Kurdistan Autonomous Region of Iraq reported that one person was wounded when Iranian military began sending shells across More...

China’s grand geopolitical project threatens a new East-West divide in Europe

China’s road to global influence runs through Europe. EPA/Wojciech Pacewicz

Małgorzata Jakimów (TC) : The recent Belt and Road Forum in Beijing ushered in a new phase in China’s global repositioning. In his opening speech China’s president, Xi More...

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Why the US’s 1994 deal with North Korea failed – and what Trump can learn from it

Maria Ryan (TC) : After more than two decades of testing, North Korea finally has a missile that is powerful enough to deliver a nuclear warhead to US territory – that is, to More...

Every four days one social leader in Colombia is killed: PARES

nsnbc : Colombia’s Foundation for Peace and Reconciliation (PARES) stresses that every four days, one social leader in Colombia is killed. PARES released a report, stressing More...

Siemens cuts ties with Russian State Companies over rerouting of gas turbines to Crimea

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nsnbc : German manufacturer Siemens suspended cooperation with several Russian state companies and pursues criminal charges More...

Italy’s OSCE chairmanship to call for implementation of Minsk Accords: Angelino Alfano

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nsnbc : Italy’s Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano said the OSCE, under Italian chairmanship, will in every More...

Cebu_Consolacion_Philippines_2015_(archives) Korea Eximbank to finance Philippine’s New Cebu International Container Port

nsnbc : Philippine finance officials said Korea Eximbank (KEXIM) agreed to finance a package for the...

Zeebrugge_Belgium_Jul 2017_Silk Road New Silk Route: Train with Volvo cars made in China arrived in Belgium

nsnbc : The Belgian port city of Zeebrugge has seen the arrival of a cargo train,...

7-Eleven Indonesia_Jun 2017 7-Eleven closed all stores in Indonesia

nsnbc : All 136 7-Eleven stores in Indonesia were closed following a failed attempt by its...

US counts on greater role for India to keep stability and peace in Afghanistan and the region

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nsnbc : The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee has reckoned that India can work closely with the United States and More...

Canadian special forces tasked with weapons procurement for Iraqi – Kurdish Peshmerga

nsnbc : Canadian special operations forces have been tasked with the process of procuring weapons for and distributing them to the Iraqi..

Why the US’s 1994 deal with North Korea failed – and what Trump can learn from it

Maria Ryan (TC) : After more than two decades of testing, North Korea finally has a missile that is powerful enough..

Several Afghan troops killed by U.S. air strike in friendly fire incident

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nsnbc : A U.S. air strike in Afghanistan’s Helmand province killed 16 Afghan police and wounded others. More...

600,000 to 1 million undocumented Afghans to be registered in Pakistan: UNHCR

nsnbc : The UNHCR, on Friday, stated that it welcomes this week’s launching of a Pakistan government program aimed to register..

Saudi vice and virtue police arrested skirt girl

nsnbc : Saudi Arabia’s vice and virtue police arrested a young woman who was filmed at an archeological site wearing a..
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Kremlin spokesman tries weasel words to evade truth about Kadyrov’s gay purge

nsnbc : Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, on Monday tried a weasel word strategy when he claimed the words of Ramzan Kadyrov,..
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Seventy “new cracks” discovered at Belgium’s ageing Tihange nuclear power plant

nsnbc : Experts discovered new, additional cracks in reactor 2 at the Tihange nuclear power plant, located near the city of..
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Experts urge WHO to urgently revise its post-vaccination philosophy

nsnbc : Two leading doctors and experts in immunization from India have urged the World Health Organization (WHO) to urgently revise its..