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After the Iran Nuclear Deal: The thing to bear in mind about Tuesday’s deal between Iran and the P5+1 countries (the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China) is that without it Iran could get nuclear weapons whenever it wants in a short tme. It has the technologies for enriching uranium, it could make t...
The Hardest Word to Say: It’s hard to say sorry, but it’s even harder to say you’re sorry for a genocide. The word just sticks in the throats of those who should be saying it, as the Turks have been demonstrating for the past hundred years in the case of the Armenians of eastern Anatolia. And the Serbs have just show...
Burma: The Generals Win Again: It’s game, set and match to the Burmese generals. On Wednesday they finally announced the date of the general election that was once seen as the real dawn of democracy in Burma: 8 November. But the army will emerge as the winner once again. The political party that was created to support ...
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France, Germany and Russia Back Ceasefire in Donbass: Hold the Cheers: Hollande, Merkel and Putin discussed the ongoing conflict in Donbass by phone. On Saturday, a Kremlin press statement said: Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande informed (Putin) about the results of their recent meeting with the president of Ukraine in Berlin.…
Israeli War Crimes: ‘In An Endless War on Terror, We Are All Doomed to Become Palestinians’: Halper’s new book sheds light on the arms industry, arguing that Israel is now the go-to nation for armies and police forces around the world For 18 years Jeff Halper has been on the front lines of the Israel-Palestine conflict,…
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Nicki Minaj just called out Miley Cyrus during her VMAs acceptance speech: After accepting her award for Best Hip-Hop Video, Nicki Minaj had a few words to say to VMA host Miley Cyrus about her recent comments made in the New York Times.
VMAs MTV: What time does it start and what channel is it on?: The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards will be hosted by Miley Cyrus in what will hopefully be an entertaining night. 
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Is Mali’s Peace Deal Dead?: Earlier this summer, the prospects for peace in Mali looked bright.  After intense negotiations, a peace deal was signed by the major belligerents and it looked as if the three year civil war may be coming to a swift close. Alas, that no longer seems to the trajectory. Mali, which has been workin...
MERS Cases in Saudi Arabia Surge Before the Hajj: 2 million Muslims are expected to travel to the Saudi Arabia for the Hajj pilgrimage next month. Could be a problematic combination. “Deaths from the MERS coronavirus have surged in Saudi Arabia ahead of the hajj pilgrimage, with 19 fatalities recorded in a week, according to health ministry stat...
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‘Never again!’ Japanese hold massive rally to protest Abe’s foreign wars bill (PHOTO, VIDEO): Tens of thousands of people gathered outside Japan’s parliament building on Sunday to protest Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s controversial bill, which authorizes Japanese armed forces to join foreign military operations. Some also called for the PM’s resignation. Read Full Article at R...
Fabled Amber Room could be hidden inside Nazi treasure train ‘found’ in Poland, journalist claims: The Nazi gold train that made headlines last week could contain the legendary Amber Room, presented to Tsar Peter the Great by the King of Prussia, according to British author and journalist Tom Bower. Meanwhile, the Polish have lawyered up, staking a claim to the finds. Read Full A...
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Jozef Wesolowski, Former Vatican Diplomat Accused of Child Sex Abuse, Is Dead: The Polish ex-nuncio — as Vatican ambassadors are called — had been due to stand trial on charges he paid for sex with children during his time in the Dominican Republic. Criminal proceedings were expected to get underway on July 11 but were halted after Wesolowski was hospitalized. A lawyer for...
Vatican Backs Plan to Name Rome Square for Martin Luther: Despite Luther being thrown out of the Catholic Church during his lifetime, the Vatican reacted positively to news of the square’s upcoming inauguration. “It’s a decision taken by Rome city hall which is favorable to Catholics in that it’s in line with the path of dialogue started with the ecume...
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The New Brand Power: Mobilizing Global Solution Networks: Historically, brands participated in solving global problems through philanthropy or their corporate social responsibility initiatives. Thanks to the Internet and some big changes in the global economy, brands can now leverage the effects of networks to create a dramatically bigger impact than pr...
Rodrigo Duterte: The Rise of Philippines’ Death Squad Mayor: For Rodrigo Duterte, the brutal death squads that have claimed the lives of more than 1,000 people during his tenure as mayor of Davao City in the Philippines’ main southern island of Mindanao are not a problem. They’re a political platform. Duterte publicly admitted his direct links to the Davao...
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Action on climate change is cheaper than inaction: Many are afraid that tackling climate change is going to be too costly. But increasingly, studies are showing action will not just be cheaper than inaction, but could actually result in economic, environmental and even health benefits, while improving sustainability. This new page...
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Quote of the Week: ” One must not judge everyone in the world by his qualities as a soldier: otherwise we should have no civilization.” Erwin Rommel
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SLAIN AFGHAN PEACE MEDIATOR CAUTIONED U.S. AGAINST SURGE:

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