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The New Statesman
The Tory civil warChina has built a radar- equipped weather station and stationed 200 troops the
The Tory civil war
The New Statesman / Posted 3 days ago
China has built a radar- equipped weather station and stationed 200 troops there but its claim is disputed by several east Asian countries – and by the United States. The Lassen’s course was deliberately plotted to affirm the right to “freedom of... Read more
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World Tribune
Russia – World Tribune: Window on the Real WorldSpecial to WorldTribune.com By Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, Global Informati
Russia – World Tribune: Window on the Real World
World Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Special to WorldTribune.com By Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, Global Information System / Defense & Foreign Affairs Jihad is escalating into Europe. The mid-November 2015 jihadist strike at the heart of Paris, the late-March 2016 jihadist strike at... Read more
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The New Statesman
What does Sadiq Khan's victory mean for the Remain campaignThe fragile ceasefire that has delivered a period of relative calm in some part
What does Sadiq Khan's victory mean for the Remain campaign
The New Statesman / Posted 16 days ago
The fragile ceasefire that has delivered a period of relative calm in some parts of Syria is being severely tested. Forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad have ­subjected Aleppo to a ferocious assault over the past few weeks, killing scores of... Read more
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The New Statesman
Sadiq Khan elected Mayor of LondonThe fragile ceasefire that has delivered a period of relative calm in some part
Sadiq Khan elected Mayor of London
The New Statesman / Posted 16 days ago
The fragile ceasefire that has delivered a period of relative calm in some parts of Syria is being severely tested. Forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad have ­subjected Aleppo to a ferocious assault over the past few weeks, killing scores of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tackling Migration ProblemOver 400 migrants intercepted by the Misrata Coast Guard in four inflatable boa
Tackling Migration Problem
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Over 400 migrants intercepted by the Misrata Coast Guard in four inflatable boats reach out for bottles of water being thrown from the shore. The theme for the second intra-regional forum on migration in Africa is "Fostering Regional Integration:... Read more
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International Business Times
More than 80% of Syrians living below poverty line, UN report says is growing exponentially with a majority of the population now living below the
More than 80% of Syrians living below poverty line, UN report says
International Business Times / Posted 22 days ago
is growing exponentially with a majority of the population now living below the poverty line, a report published by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia says. According to the report, the percentage of people below the poverty... Read more
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dna
More than 80% of Syrians live below the poverty line: UNbelow the poverty line has almost tripled after five years of conflict, accordi
More than 80% of Syrians live below the poverty line: UN
dna / Posted 23 days ago
below the poverty line has almost tripled after five years of conflict, according to a report published this week. Around 83.4% of Syrians live below the poverty line compared with 28% in 2010, the report by the UN Economic and Social... Read more
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Salon.com
Death, carnage and chaos: How NATO became one of the most destructive forces on the planetThis article originally appeared on In May 2012, in the warm Chicago sunshine,
Death, carnage and chaos: How NATO became one of the most destructive forces on the planet
Salon.com / Posted 23 days ago
This article originally appeared on In May 2012, in the warm Chicago sunshine, I sat with journalist Jim Foley who had just returned from Syria. Jim and I had come for a large demonstration against a meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization... Read more
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asianage
Change the course of water warsThe likely withdrawal, around the end of 2016, of the El Nino (“Christ Child”)
Change the course of water wars
asianage / Posted 26 days ago
The likely withdrawal, around the end of 2016, of the El Nino (“Christ Child”) weather system is likely to mitigate the adverse effects on the monsoon winds associated with it. It is a matter of cautious hope for India, which has been suffering for... Read more

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