US Accused of Promoting Venezuela Intervention at UN

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Ryan Mallett-Outtrim (VA) : The United States took to the United Nations Wednesday to compare Venezuela’s current political crisis to Syria. For the first time, the US brought Venezuela’s current crisis before the UN Security Council (UNSC), though Washington claimed it wasn’t looking for international intervention in the South American country. More...

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Quantum theory and parallel universes confirmed?
By Christof Lehmann On Friday, May 19th, 2017
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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 for support for Colombia’s peace process. Trump, for his part, ignored More...

Beneficiary photo: Hanan, UNRWA microfinance recipient, Jaramana camp, Damascus, Syria. Courtesy UNRWA CG
By nsnbc On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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An untold economic success story in Syria

Pierre Krähenbühl  (nsnbc) : Hidden almost literally under the rubble of the civil war in Syria is an economic success story that is rarely told. Hanan Odah is a thirty-year-old Palestine refugee living in Jaramana More...

Constitutional lawyer Hermann Escarra announced that any new Constitution would have to approved by voters. (Globovision)
By nsnbc On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
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Venezuela: Constitutional Changes to Be Put to Referendum

Rachel Boothroyd-Rojas (VA) : Venezuelan constitutional lawyer Hermann Escarra has confirmed that any changes made to the country’s Magna Carta by the national constituent assembly (ANC) will have to be approved More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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UN special envoy for Afghanistan met Hekmatyar to promote peace

nsnbc : Tadamichi Yamamoto, the United Nations Special Envoy for Afghanistan met with the leader of Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin Hekmatyar in Kabul on Tuesday to promote peace and reconciliation in the war-torn country. More...

PYD leader and co-chair Salih Muslim. (archives)
By nsnbc On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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Syrian Kurdish PYD won’t attent Geneva talks: Salih Muslim

nsnbc : The Syrian Kurds will not be able to attend the next round of Geneva talks on Syria due to Turkey’s anti-Kurdish sentiment said Salih Muslim, co-chairman of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic union Party More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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Merkel considers moving German planes from Turkey to Jordan

nsnbc : After Turkey’s AKP government denied German parliamentarians access to the Incirlik Airbase in Turkey to inspect planes and troops there, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Berlin will explore More...

Hashd al-Shaabi fighters backed by Baghdad and Tehran in Mosul (archives)
By nsnbc On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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Barzani warns Iraq’s Hashd al-Shaabi “Stay away from Yezidi areas in Shingal”

nsnbc : After the Iraqi federal government and Iranian backed Shiite Hashd al-Shaabi started its campaigns to control villages around the Yezidi town of Shingal over the weekend, the President of the Kurdish Autonomous More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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South Korea to dispatch ex-PM to China as special envoy

nsnbc : South Korea’s newly elected President Moon Jae-in has decided to dispatch a former prime minister under the Roh Moo-hyun government to China. During a press conference held on Monday, senior presidential More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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Lee Ching-yu, wife of detained Taiwanese NGO worker Lee Ming-cheh, to attend U.S. House Committe hearing

nsnbc : Seeking help internationally, Lee Ching-yu, the wife of the detained Taiwanese NGO worker Lee Ming-cheh, accompanied by a group supporting her in her attempt to free her husband, went to the United States More...