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How music benefits children

Dawn Rose (TC) : Popular ideas, such as the “Mozart effect” – the idea that listening to classical music improves intelligence More...

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Afghanistan – Pakistan Bickering Over the Good the Bad and the Ugly Terrorists

nsnbc : Following the recent cross border shelling by Pakistan’s military into Afghanistan and the displacement of civilians More...

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Italian Businessman Dumped North Korean Nuclear Waste off the Coast of Taiwan: SISMI Documents

nsnbc : Documents declassified by the Italian military intelligence service SISMI reveal that Italian businessman Giogio Comerio dumped More...

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Analysis of Russian Radar Data in MH17 Case Time Consuming – Dutch Prosecutor

nsnbc : The office of the Dutch Prosecutor General  who leads the criminal investigation in the case of the downing of Malaysia Airlines More...

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Trump to Netanyahu “Hold Back on Settlements” – Open to Accept Either One or Two-State Solution

nsnbc : U.S. President Donald Trump asked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during his visit to the White House on Wednesday, More...

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Russia Hosts Pan-Kurdistan Conference – The Third Great Middle East War

nsnbc : Russia hosted the annual pan-Kurdistan conference in the capital Moscow with participants of major Kurdish parties from Turkey, More...

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Only Alternative to Israeli Apartheid is a Secular One-State Solution: Erekat

nsnbc : Following a meeting with the Speaker of Britain’s House of Commons, John Bercow, PLO Chief Negotiator Saeb Erekat noted More...

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The International Criminal Court: A “Big Fish Justice? ”

Nicoletta Fagiolo (nsnbc) : The world’s first permanent international criminal court (the ICC) that came into being on 1 July 2002 More...

Russia Hosts Pan-Kurdistan Conference – The Third Great Middle East War

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nsnbc : Russia hosted the annual pan-Kurdistan conference in the capital Moscow with participants of major Kurdish parties from Turkey, Syria, Iraq and Iran to discuss the future More...

North Korean Missile Launch Prompts Criticism – Especially from Powers Armed to the Teeth with Nukes

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Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The UN Security Council is set to hold an emergency session on Monday following the test launch of a strategic missile by the Democratic People’s More...

Kurds Divided Along Geopolitical Fault Lines

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Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Syrian Kurdish National Council (KNC) claimed three of its members were arrested by security forces linked to the Democratic Union Party (PYD). More...

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The International Criminal Court: A “Big Fish Justice? ”

Nicoletta Fagiolo (nsnbc) : The world’s first permanent international criminal court (the ICC) that came into being on 1 July 2002 was dealt a silent but solid slap on 1 February More...

Freedom of Speech, Bloggers and Independent Media under Threat in Russia

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Statements via the Internet have landed scores of Russians behind bars. Bloggers with more than 5,000 daily visitors have to register as media and More...

Belgian FANC Considers to Allow Restart of Tihange Reactor 1 – Dirty Bombs

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nsnbc : Belgium’s Federal Nuclear Agency (FANC), said that new tests will have to be conducted before Tihange 1 nuclear More...

Dutch Pedophile Sebastian Reuyl Sentenced to Five Years Prison in Cambodia

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nsnbc : The 42-year-old Dutch citizen Sebastian Reuyl was sentenced to five years in prison for child sex abuse More...

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with Chinese National Reform Commission Vice-President Ning Jizhe. (@PartidoPSUV) Venezuela and China Sign New $2.7 Billion Development Deal

Lucas Koerner (VA) : Venezuela and China ratified 22 new agreements totaling US $2.7 billion Monday in a...

samsung-galaxy-note-7 South Korea Tightens Battery Safety Contols After Fiery Galaxy Note 7 Fiasco – But..

nsnbc : The South Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, on Monday, reported that safety requirements...

Magdalena River_Colombia Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Bank Pulled the Plug on Colombia’s Magdalena River Project

nsnbc : Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui bank has pulled the plug on financing Colombia’s Magdalena River navigability...

Trump to Netanyahu “Hold Back on Settlements” – Open to Accept Either One or Two-State Solution

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nsnbc : U.S. President Donald Trump asked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during his visit to the More...

How will native tribes fight the Dakota Access Pipeline in court?

Monte Mills (TC) : On Feb. 8 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reversed course and issued an easement allowing the..

Oroville Immediate Evacuation Order Changed to Evacuation Warning

nsnbc : The Butte County Sherriff’s Office decided to reduce the immediate evacuation order for the Oroville Dam spillway incident to..

Did the US Use Depleted Uranium Munitions in Syria?

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Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : In 2015 US Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman John Moore said the US didn’t More...

Afghanistan – Pakistan Bickering Over the Good the Bad and the Ugly Terrorists

nsnbc : Following the recent cross border shelling by Pakistan’s military into Afghanistan and the displacement of civilians and the suicide..

Shotgun-Style Crackdown in Pakistan after Deadly Suicide Bombing at Sufi Shrine in Sindh

nsnbc : Law enforcement, military and other security forces in Pakistan launched s shotgun-style nationwide security crackdown on Friday, after a..
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The lock of love: how leaving padlocks became a modern-day romantic ritual

Ceri Houlbrook (TC) : Cities as distant and varied as Moscow and Manchester, New York and Newport, Beijing and Blackpool all..
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Belarus to Increase Reforestation, Green Economy and Export in 2017

nsnbc : Belarusian Forestry Minister Mikhail Amelyanovich to the press that reforestation, improvement of the woodworking practices, and export growth will..
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How music benefits children

Dawn Rose (TC) : Popular ideas, such as the “Mozart effect” – the idea that listening to classical music improves intelligence..