Sunday, March 29, 2015

Global-News

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Agence France-Presse Russian security forces yesterday shot dead three people suspected of organizing the suicide bombings in the Moscow metro. Security forces attempted to...

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Aviation officials in Libya are investigating the plane crash that killed 103 people at Tripoli airport. The flight recorders have been recovered and handed over...

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By Dave Lindorff With the polls continuing to show Barack Obama holding a steady or even growing lead heading into Election Day, especially in the...

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PR Watch | An analysis of tobacco industry documents published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) tells how the German cigarette industry worked to...

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By Walter Pincus | Real-time streaming video of Iraqi and Afghan battle areas taken from thousands of feet in the air can follow actions...

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Turn Them Into Public Utilities      By Mike Whitney     "If you made it past the credit crisis, you are not making it past the economic carnage." Meredith...

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by Raymond Lotta | The most serious financial crisis since the Great Depression shows no sign of letting up. The financial edifice of U.S. imperialism...

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John Pilger, scourge of injustice, is still battling after half a century of campaigns. He's even gunning for Tony Blair. By Ian Burrell Cross the threshold...

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Harare - Riot police broke up a student demonstration in Harare, injuring at least four people and arresting three Tuesday, in the first such...

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TNI | The Schumacher lectures are traditionally held in Bristol but have now branched out so that Schumacher North, based in Leeds, also organises the...

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BigNewsNetwork | The U.S. government is to sell $6.4 billion of weapons to Taiwan, the State Department announced on Friday. State Department deputy spokesman Robert...

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Salim Awadh is talking to me from inside a cell somewhere in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. By Robert Walker | There are seven other...

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By Thalif Deen | As a spreading financial crisis threatens to deepen the economic recession in the United States, the news of an unprecedented...

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http://revcom.us/a/144/BNQ-en.html | “The young man was shot 41 times while reaching for his wallet”…“the 13-year-old was shot dead in mid-afternoon when police mistook his toy...

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By James Petras | Human Rights Watch, a US-based group claiming to be a non-governmental organization, but which is in fact funded by government-linked...

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Amnesty International and human rights activists are expected to send a message to United Nations Security Council at a rally on Thursday evening urging...

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By Peter Dyer | Q: What do Radovan Karadzic, former French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin, and George W....

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By Mike Adams | According to insider traders speaking to the New York Post, the global financial system was only 500 trades away from...

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PCDF | Those of us who seek to intervene in policy debates in favor of economic justice and environmentally sustainability are regularly assured by the world's...

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Politicians from all the main parties have given their support to a global campaign to ban the sale of arms to conflict zones such...

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By Neil McLaughlin | By now you have likely heard of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a tragic byproduct of the plastics industry and...

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National Security Network - Five former American secretaries of state all reaffirmed their support for direct talks with Iran. Henry Kissinger went as far...

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By Neil Mackay | THE CIA SENT ITS agents into Uzbekistan torture chambers to observe the abuse of alleged Islamic terrorists, acc-ording to a dissident member of the Uzbek security services...

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IPS | "I don't sell cocaine," says the video vendor in Kano's Rimi market when I ask for Adam Zango's music video CD Bahaushiya....

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Al Jazeera speaks to Howard Zinn, the author, American historian, social critic and activist, about how the Iraq war damaged attitudes towards the US...

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AUSTRALIAN journalists in Afghanistan have been targeted by terrorists and were warned yesterday by the Federal Government to consider leaving the country. "Credible reports suggest...

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The US military provided combat training to 80 Georgian special forces commandos only months prior to Georgia’s army assault in South Ossetia in August. The...

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By Haider Rizvi | (IPS) -Numerous governments around the world are using anti-terror laws to suppress political dissent and civil liberties, according to a...

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New Delhi - Indian security forces and Maoist rebels should end the use of child fighters in their long conflict in the central state...

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Personal privacy is, of course, a major issue these days, particularly when it comes to authorities gathering data in schemes such as the UK's...

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By Paul Mitchell | The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has indicted Florence Hartmann, the spokeswoman of the tribunal’s former Chief...

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By Oliver Luft | Thailand's Information and Communications Technology Ministry sought court orders yesterday to shut down about 400 websites and advised internet service...

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By Stephen Lendman - RINF | Prior to entering WW II, US strategists had a clear aim in mind at its conclusion - to...

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By Parwiz Shamal | AN AFGHAN human rights organisation has accused the United States army of committing war crimes in Afghanistan. The Afghanistan Independent Human...

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THE GOVERNMENT has been asked for information relating to the use of Shannon in the “extraordinary rendition” of a Guantánamo Bay detainee who could...

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By Michael Cambray | It seems that most people are finally awakening to the fact that it is not a good idea to blindly...

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By Allan Woods | OTTAWA–Canadian soldiers could get training from a U.S. company closely linked to Blackwater USA, a private security firm implicated in...

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By George Monbiot | In his book Late Victorian Holocausts, Mike Davis tells the story of the famines that sucked the guts out of...

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ABC | The United States has launched a strongly-worded attack on China's human rights record just hours before the Closing Ceremony of the Olympics. In...

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The eldest son and heir apparent of two times former Bangladeshi premier Khaleda Zia was partially paralysed when tortured in custody, doctors said Sunday. Tareque...

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By Marcus Morgan | After the worst Spanish air tragedy in 25 years on Wednesday, accident investigators have begun examining the wreckage of the...

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The world's growing food crisis -- which triggered riots and demonstrations in over 30 developing nations early this year -- is being aggravated primarily...

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By Alex Lantier | US media claims about Georgian democracy notwithstanding, a key factor in US backing for Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili in his...

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House Judiciary Chairman John Conyers (D-MI) issued letters of inquiry Wednesday to Vice President Cheney's former chief of staff, I. Lewis Libby, regarding a...

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Two elderly Chinese women who applied during the Olympic Games to protest over the loss of their homes have been ordered to spend a...

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By Erika Niedowski | WASHINGTON // Condoleezza Rice, the US secretary of state, effectively bade farewell yesterday to a critical ally in the US...

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Lhasa, Tibet - China's secret police are just terrible at keeping themselves secret. The detective, dressed in her business suit and pumps appropriate to urban...

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ISLAMABAD (IPS) | Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf resigned from office on Monday ending weeks of speculation over whether he would quit or face impeachment on...

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CRAWFORD, Texas - The United States on Sunday accused Russia of stalling its military pullback in Georgia, but the Bush administration is not rushing...

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guardian.co.uk | The Russian president, Dmitry Medvedev, has signed a ceasefire pact to end hostilities in Georgia. The deal calls for Russian troops to pull...

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guardian.co.uk | Channel 4 News correspondent Alex Thomson used a press conference in Beijing today to repeatedly challenge Olympics organisers over China's record on human...

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By Ram Dutt Tripathi | The government of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has ordered an inquiry into the deaths of four farmers...

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By Barrie Collins - Spiked  | Last week, the Rwandan government published the findings of its commission of inquiry into the role France played in...

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Energy giant BP says it has shut two of three pipelines that run through Georgia as a precautionary measure. A spokeswoman for the firm said...

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iol | British intelligence organisation MI5 and the United States' Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) are the masters of South Africa's elite crime fighting unit,...

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