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Could this late entrant into the race to replace Ban Ki Moon to become the next UN Secretary General?: Kristalina Georgieva was always a sleeper candidate for UN Secretary General. She’s a top international diplomat from Bulgaria who has held key posts at the European Union. But her candidacy was never endorsed by her government, which instead decided to throw its weight behind another skilled dip...
Battle for Aleppo Intensifies: Battle for Aleppo Intensifies… “With international diplomacy in tatters and the U.S. focused on its election, the Syrian government and its Russian allies are seizing the moment to wage an all-out campaign to recapture Aleppo, unleashing the most destructive bombing of the past five years and pus...
Why You Need to Pay Attention to Election Violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is one of the most conflict prone countries in central Africa. Between August 1998 and April 2007, a regional war and its aftermath resulted in 5.4 million “excess deaths,” according to the International Rescue Committee. Several inter-connected civil co...
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El Cajon shooting: protesters cry 'murder' as police appeal for calm after killing of unarmed black man: The mentally ill man shot by police in the San Diego suburb on Tuesday has been named locally as Ugandan-born Alfred Olango
Police officer loses two jobs after posting racial slur on Snapchat: The officer was fired from one position after two weeks on the job
Expelled Delhi student 'stabs teacher to death in front of classmates taking exam': Two pupils involved in the attack had reportedly faced warnings over poor attendance
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Brazil after Dilma: On Tuesday former Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff left the presidential palace in Brasilia and boarded a plane for her adopted home city of Porto Alegre. She leaves behind a successor who risks indictment for far worse offences than the ones that brought her down, and a country that has lo...
Is ISIS Really Losing?: The word on the streets is that Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL to its many enemies) is going under. In January it lost control of the city of Ramadi in Iraq after a long siege; in June it also lost Fallujah. In March it lost Palmyra to Syrian government troops, and last month it lost Manbij in n...
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‘Ukraine fully responsible for security of its own airspace’ – MH17 victims’ lawyer to RT: While international investigators suspect Russia of supplying rebels with the Buk missile system that downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014, a lawyer representing four victims’ families in relation to the case blames Kiev for the tragedy. Read Full Articl...
Iceland turns off city lights for spectacular Northern Lights show (PHOTOS, VIDEOS): Street and home lighting were turned off in the Icelandic capital, Reykjavik, for one hour to allow the world renowned Northern Lights spectacle to be viewed in all its glory. Read Full Article at RT.com
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America’s “Humanitarian War” against the World: We are not dealing with piecemeal military and intelligence operations. Major military and covert intelligence operations are being undertaken simultaneously in the Middle East, Eastern Europe, sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia and the Asia Pacific region. A US-NATO war on Russia, China and Iran i...
Violence: The American Way of Life: This article by Philosophy Professor John Kozy was first published by Global Research in January 2013 The United States of America was conceived and nurtured by violence. Americans not only engage in violence, they are entertained by it. Killing takes…
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Buying Used: A Life-Shaping Liturgy : The next time you buy used, repurpose, or forgo, remember: Frugality isn’t just to build up your bank account for a later day (though that can be great, too). In your daily economic liturgies, your heart is being formed. You are becoming what you love. And global systems are being questioned — pe...
2 Students, 1 Teacher Shot at Elementary School in South Carolina: Two students and a teacher were injured in a shooting at Townville Elementary School in Anderson, South Carolina on Sept. 28, reports WYFF News 4. The unnamed teenage suspect has been taken into custody. According to authorities, a death at a home three miles away from the school is connected to ...
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The Sharing Revolution: The traditional notion of the “sharing economy” is most often associated with peer-to-peer platforms like Uber and Airbnb, but can be expanded to include digital manufacturing, open data and horizontal governance practices. The huge potential of society is unleashed by the decreasing cost of coor...
What price is freedom?: The cost of doing business in the slave state of Qatar essentially means denying the fundamental rights and freedoms of nearly two million migrant workers. For companies, the cost is a corrupt business model. When a company profits from slave labour under the kafala system, it essentially accepts...
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Contradictory Measures Towards Female Genital Cutting Eradication in Nigeria: On 5 May 2015, Nigeria took an important step towards ending the physically and psychologically harmful practice of female genital cutting (FGC) by passing a law prohibiting the procedure. While enacting the law that bans the practice is an important step towards supporting the reproductive and h...
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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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