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DW
Former Brazilian President Silva to stand trial for obstruction of justice |in a bribes-for-contracts network which lasted for most of Silva's presidency.
Former Brazilian President Silva to stand trial for obstruction of justice |
DW / Posted 16 minutes ago
in a bribes-for-contracts network which lasted for most of Silva's presidency. The 70-year-old founder of the leftist Workers' Party has denied any wrongdoing. "The defense argues that the charges are based uniquely on [evidence from] a plea... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Former Brazilian president Lula faces trial for obstruction of justicecharged along with six others, including former senator Delcidio do Amaral, a o
Former Brazilian president Lula faces trial for obstruction of justice
Daily Telegraph / Posted 37 minutes ago
charged along with six others, including former senator Delcidio do Amaral, a once-important ally in Lula's leftist Workers' Party who is accused of Petrobras-related corruption and has turned state's witness. Lula, as he is universally... Read more
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Aljazeera
Brazil's ex-president Lula charged in corruption probethe AFP news agency on Friday. Those charged include former senator Delcidio d
Brazil's ex-president Lula charged in corruption probe
Aljazeera / Posted an hour ago
the AFP news agency on Friday. Those charged include former senator Delcidio do Amaral, a former ally in Lula's leftist Workers' Party who is accused of Petrobras-related corruption and has turned state's witness. Lula was president from... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
History for July 29opened to shipping traffic. In 1921, Adolf Hitler became the leader (“fuehrer”
History for July 29
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 3 hours ago
opened to shipping traffic. In 1921, Adolf Hitler became the leader (“fuehrer”) of the National Socialist German Workers Party. In 1948, Britain’s King George VI opened the Olympic Games in London. In 1958, President Dwight D.... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Third-party candidates make headway in Washington state, but face steep oddsthe top-two primary is also almost certain to also squeeze out Mary Martin, a c
Third-party candidates make headway in Washington state, but face steep odds
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 hours ago
the top-two primary is also almost certain to also squeeze out Mary Martin, a candidate for governor for the Socialist Workers Party. “I think that, you know, there should be more choices on the ballot,” said Martin. “It’s very hard for the... Read more
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Reuters
Five soldiers killed, eight wounded in attack in Turkey's southeasta security check on the road near Cukurca in Hakkari province bordering Iraq an
Five soldiers killed, eight wounded in attack in Turkey's southeast
Reuters / Posted 5 hours ago
a security check on the road near Cukurca in Hakkari province bordering Iraq and Iran when they were attacked by Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants, sources said. (Reporting by Seyhmus Cakan; Writing by Humeyra Pamuk; Editing by Louise... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, July 29, 2016opened to shipping traffic. In 1921, Adolf Hitler became the leader ("fuehrer"
This day in history, July 29, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 11 hours ago
opened to shipping traffic. In 1921, Adolf Hitler became the leader ("fuehrer") of the National Socialist German Workers Party. In 1948, Britain's King George VI opened the Olympic Games in London. In 1958, President Dwight D.... Read more
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chad
What happened on this day in history?regarded as the foundation of the Scouting movement; 1921 – Adolf Hitler becom
What happened on this day in history?
chad / Posted 15 hours ago
regarded as the foundation of the Scouting movement; 1921 – Adolf Hitler becomes leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party; 1948 – The Olympics open in London, the first summer games for 12 years due to World War Two; 1965 – The... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Hillary Clinton's Democratic convention speech: what she said and what she meantSanders diehards and ensure they do not vote Green, defect to Trump or merely s
Hillary Clinton's Democratic convention speech: what she said and what she meant
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 17 hours ago
Sanders diehards and ensure they do not vote Green, defect to Trump or merely stay at home. After a rocky start, the party emerged from its convention looking more or less united. Hillary Clinton: America is once again at a moment of... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Almanacopened to shipping traffic. In 1921, Adolf Hitler became the leader ("fuehrer"
Almanac
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 18 hours ago
opened to shipping traffic. In 1921, Adolf Hitler became the leader ("fuehrer") of the National Socialist German Workers Party. In 1948, Britain's King George VI opened the Olympic Games in London. In 1958, President Dwight D.... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
July 29"Emergency!," is born Buddy Lee in Troy, New York. 1921: Adolf Hitler becomes
July 29
KTXS Abilene / Posted 19 hours ago
"Emergency!," is born Buddy Lee in Troy, New York. 1921: Adolf Hitler becomes the leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party. 1905: Actress Clara Bow, who rose to stardom in silent film during the 1920s, is born in Brooklyn, New York.... Read more
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Daily Herald
Today in Historyopened to shipping traffic. In 1921, Adolf Hitler became the leader ("fuehrer"
Today in History
Daily Herald / Posted 19 hours ago
opened to shipping traffic. In 1921, Adolf Hitler became the leader ("fuehrer") of the National Socialist German Workers Party. In 1948, Britain's King George VI opened the Olympic Games in London. In 1958, President Dwight D.... Read more
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KECI Missoula
July 29"Emergency!," is born Buddy Lee in Troy, New York. 1921: Adolf Hitler becomes
July 29
KECI Missoula / Posted 19 hours ago
"Emergency!," is born Buddy Lee in Troy, New York. 1921: Adolf Hitler becomes the leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party. 1905: Actress Clara Bow, who rose to stardom in silent film during the 1920s, is born in Brooklyn, New York.... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
July 29"Emergency!," is born Buddy Lee in Troy, New York. 1921: Adolf Hitler becomes
July 29
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 19 hours ago
"Emergency!," is born Buddy Lee in Troy, New York. 1921: Adolf Hitler becomes the leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party. 1905: Actress Clara Bow, who rose to stardom in silent film during the 1920s, is born in Brooklyn, New York.... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Today in Historyopened to shipping traffic. In 1921, Adolf Hitler became the leader ("fuehrer"
Today in History
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 19 hours ago
opened to shipping traffic. In 1921, Adolf Hitler became the leader ("fuehrer") of the National Socialist German Workers Party. In 1948, Britain's King George VI opened the Olympic Games in London. In 1958, President Dwight D.... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Bail denied for Kurdish journalist accused of terror linksreturned to Australia last year but was refused a passport on security grounds.
Bail denied for Kurdish journalist accused of terror links
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 22 hours ago
returned to Australia last year but was refused a passport on security grounds. The PKK, also known as the Kurdistan Workers' Party, has been a proscribed terrorist organisation in Australia since August 2005. More stories from New South... Read more
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heraldscotland
Video shows John McDonnell's economic advisor encouraging Scots to back independence in 2014chancellor said the video represented “an historic personal opinion” held by Mr
Video shows John McDonnell's economic advisor encouraging Scots to back independence in 2014
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
chancellor said the video represented “an historic personal opinion” held by Mr Meadway, a former member of the Socialist Workers Party, and did “not reflect the views of the Labour party”. Mr McDonnell’s office has previously stressed how Mr... Read more
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The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle
Gubernatorial candidate debate planned tomorrowParty; Patrick D. O’Rourke, Democratic Party; Bill Bryant, Republican Party; Da
Gubernatorial candidate debate planned tomorrow
The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Party; Patrick D. O’Rourke, Democratic Party; Bill Bryant, Republican Party; David Blomstrom, 5th Republic Party; Bill Hirt, Republican Party; Goodspaceguy, Republican Party; Christian Joubert, Holistic Party, and Mary Martin, Socialist Workers Par... Read more
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CBS News
North Korea: U.S. "crossed the red line" with latest moveleader Kim Jong Un and other officials during the parade celebrating the 70th a
North Korea: U.S. "crossed the red line" with latest move
CBS News / Posted yesterday
leader Kim Jong Un and other officials during the parade celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea, in Pyongyang Oct. 10, 2015. Although North Korea had already been heavily sanctioned... Read more
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DW
Croatia arrests German tourist on Turkey terror warrant |1989 and 2001, during which he allegedly served as an activist for the TIKKO, t
Croatia arrests German tourist on Turkey terror warrant |
DW / Posted yesterday
1989 and 2001, during which he allegedly served as an activist for the TIKKO, the military arm of the Turkish Communist Party/Marxist-Leninist (TKP-ML). The party has sought to overthrow the government in a bid to erect a communist regime in... Read more
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The New Statesman
Philip Lancaster's War Passion draws on beautiful material – but lacks feelinghighlight how economic insecurity has become central to the lives of far too ma
Philip Lancaster's War Passion draws on beautiful material – but lacks feeling
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
highlight how economic insecurity has become central to the lives of far too many people in the UK. Sports Direct treated workers with contempt and left them terrified of losing their employment. The downfall of BHS, meanwhile, cost 11,000 workers... Read more
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The New Statesman
Let all the children boogie: how a new Bowie biography took me back to teenage subversionhighlight how economic insecurity has become central to the lives of far too ma
Let all the children boogie: how a new Bowie biography took me back to teenage subversion
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
highlight how economic insecurity has become central to the lives of far too many people in the UK. Sports Direct treated workers with contempt and left them terrified of losing their employment. The downfall of BHS, meanwhile, cost 11,000 workers... Read more
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The New Statesman
Hillary and the Viking: dramatising life with the Clintonshighlight how economic insecurity has become central to the lives of far too ma
Hillary and the Viking: dramatising life with the Clintons
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
highlight how economic insecurity has become central to the lives of far too many people in the UK. Sports Direct treated workers with contempt and left them terrified of losing their employment. The downfall of BHS, meanwhile, cost 11,000 workers... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Brazil's scandal-hit former president turns to UN for help as he faces arrest on eve of Olympicsin a sign of how strong a hold the beloved 70-year-old ex-leader retains on the
Brazil's scandal-hit former president turns to UN for help as he faces arrest on eve of Olympics
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
in a sign of how strong a hold the beloved 70-year-old ex-leader retains on the country. Prosecutors allege that the Workers' Party, of which both Lula and his successor as president, Dilma Rousseff, are members, partly financed its campaigns... Read more
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The New Statesman
Leader: On capitalism and insecurityhighlight how economic insecurity has become central to the lives of far too ma
Leader: On capitalism and insecurity
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
highlight how economic insecurity has become central to the lives of far too many people in the UK. Sports Direct treated workers with contempt and left them terrified of losing their employment. The downfall of BHS, meanwhile, cost 11,000 workers... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Kurdish journalist 'poses no threat', court hearsImad Abdul-Karim opposed bail, describing the case against him as "substantial"
Kurdish journalist 'poses no threat', court hears
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Imad Abdul-Karim opposed bail, describing the case against him as "substantial". The PKK, also known as the Kurdistan Workers' Party, has been a proscribed terrorist organisation in Australia since August 2005. Mr Abdul-Karim said Lelikan was... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
2 Turkish soldiers killed in bomb attack in Kurdish southeastthe vehicle passed through a highway near Siirt, in southeast Turkey, the sourc
2 Turkish soldiers killed in bomb attack in Kurdish southeast
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
the vehicle passed through a highway near Siirt, in southeast Turkey, the sources said. Members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which has waged a three-decade insurgency against the Turkish state, frequently target military and... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
A 'well-fed' slave is still a slave, Bill O'Reillyof the most willful kind. And the Trump campaign has fired up white separatist
A 'well-fed' slave is still a slave, Bill O'Reilly
Dallas Morning News / Posted 2 days ago
of the most willful kind. And the Trump campaign has fired up white separatist groups, such as the upstart Traditionalist Workers Party and the American Freedom Party, which plotted to run white nationalist candidates nationwide. We already know... Read more
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Reuters
Two Turkish soldiers killed in bomb attack in Kurdish southeastthe vehicle passed through a highway near Siirt, in southeast Turkey, the sourc
Two Turkish soldiers killed in bomb attack in Kurdish southeast
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
the vehicle passed through a highway near Siirt, in southeast Turkey, the sources said. Members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which has waged a three-decade insurgency against the Turkish state, frequently target military and... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
A 'well-fed' slave is still slave, Bill O'Reillyof the most willful kind. And the Trump campaign has fired up white separatist
A 'well-fed' slave is still slave, Bill O'Reilly
Dallas Morning News / Posted 2 days ago
of the most willful kind. And the Trump campaign has fired up white separatist groups, such as the upstart Traditionalist Workers Party and the American Freedom Party, which plotted to run white nationalist candidates nationwide. We already know... Read more
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DW
Turkey's coup attempt: real and imagined threats |Hakan Fidan, one of Erdogan's closest men. The investigation was related to Fi
Turkey's coup attempt: real and imagined threats |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
Hakan Fidan, one of Erdogan's closest men. The investigation was related to Fidan's meetings with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) on the orders of Erdogan. The meetings were part of exploratory talks to end more than three decades of... Read more
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Aljazeera
Brazil's Dilma Rousseff to skip Rio Olympics ceremonyshe deserved to be there. She told RFI that her government and that of Luiz In
Brazil's Dilma Rousseff to skip Rio Olympics ceremony
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
she deserved to be there. She told RFI that her government and that of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva , her mentor and Workers Party leader, had done most of the work to win the Olympics for Rio de Janeiro and build the infrastructure for the... Read more
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asianage
Brazil's Dilma Rousseff turns down Olympic opening invitethat, impeachment or no impeachment, she deserved to be there. She told RFI tha
Brazil's Dilma Rousseff turns down Olympic opening invite
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
that, impeachment or no impeachment, she deserved to be there. She told RFI that her government and that of her mentor and Workers Party leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva had done most of the work to win the Olympics for Rio de Janeiro and build the... Read more
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dna
Brazil's Dilma Rousseff, Lula da Silva to boycott Olympic opening ceremonyincluding her predecessor Lula, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Fernando Collor de M
Brazil's Dilma Rousseff, Lula da Silva to boycott Olympic opening ceremony
dna / Posted 2 days ago
including her predecessor Lula, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Fernando Collor de Mello and Jose Sarney. Lula, who founded the Workers' Party and eased Rousseff to power after serving two presidential terms himself, was a key player in Rio's successful... Read more
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Rappler
Brazil's Rousseff, Lula to boycott Olympic opening ceremonyincluding her predecessor Lula, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Fernando Collor de M
Brazil's Rousseff, Lula to boycott Olympic opening ceremony
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
including her predecessor Lula, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Fernando Collor de Mello and Jose Sarney. Lula, who founded the Workers' Party and eased Rousseff to power after serving two presidential terms himself, was a key player in Rio's successful... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Brazil's Rousseff, Lula to boycott Olympic opening ceremonyincluding her predecessor Lula, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Fernando Collor de M
Brazil's Rousseff, Lula to boycott Olympic opening ceremony
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
including her predecessor Lula, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Fernando Collor de Mello and Jose Sarney. Lula, who founded the Workers' Party and eased Rousseff to power after serving two presidential terms himself, was a key player in Rio's successful... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Whispers of a US conspiracy swirl in the Turkish president’s home neighborhoodback Islamist gains. The latter coup, which was carried out without violence, l
Whispers of a US conspiracy swirl in the Turkish president’s home neighborhood
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
back Islamist gains. The latter coup, which was carried out without violence, led to a shutdown of the Islamist Welfare Party, which counted among its members a younger Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The president’s supporters view the events of July... Read more
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Reuters
Brazil's Rousseff turns down Olympic opening invite: aidethat, impeachment or no impeachment, she deserved to be there. She told RFI tha
Brazil's Rousseff turns down Olympic opening invite: aide
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
that, impeachment or no impeachment, she deserved to be there. She told RFI that her government and that of her mentor and Workers Party leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva had done most of the work to win the Olympics for Rio de Janeiro and build the... Read more
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Swissinfo
Brazil's Rousseff turns down Olympic opening invite - aidethat, impeachment or no impeachment, she deserved to be there. She told RFI tha
Brazil's Rousseff turns down Olympic opening invite - aide
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
that, impeachment or no impeachment, she deserved to be there. She told RFI that her government and that of her mentor and Workers Party leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva had done most of the work to win the Olympics for Rio de Janeiro and build the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Brazil's Rousseff turns down Olympic opening invite - aidethat, impeachment or no impeachment, she deserved to be there. She told RFI tha
Brazil's Rousseff turns down Olympic opening invite - aide
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
that, impeachment or no impeachment, she deserved to be there. She told RFI that her government and that of her mentor and Workers Party leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva had done most of the work to win the Olympics for Rio de Janeiro and build the... Read more
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International Business Times
Farc rebels have sympathy with Kurds but will not join the fight against Isis said that she has been in contact with the YPG. Nijmeijer said she had contact
Farc rebels have sympathy with Kurds but will not join the fight against Isis
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
said that she has been in contact with the YPG. Nijmeijer said she had contact with female members of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) and learned a lot about the YPG and the Women's Protection units (YPJ) through the media. "We have... Read more
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Reuters
Two Turkish soldiers killed in violence in mainly Kurdish southeastone wounded during a clash near the town of Silvan in Diyarbakir province, they
Two Turkish soldiers killed in violence in mainly Kurdish southeast
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
one wounded during a clash near the town of Silvan in Diyarbakir province, they said. Fighters of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) were behind the attack, the sources said. Southeast Turkey has seen the worst violence in two decades... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Two Turkish soldiers killed in violence in mainly Kurdish southeastone wounded during a clash near the town of Silvan in Diyarbakir province, they
Two Turkish soldiers killed in violence in mainly Kurdish southeast
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
one wounded during a clash near the town of Silvan in Diyarbakir province, they said. Fighters of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) were behind the attack, the sources said. Southeast Turkey has seen the worst violence in two decades... Read more
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DW
Turkey approaches its first week in state of emergency |the big cities. The last state of emergency was implemented in 1987 for the pu
Turkey approaches its first week in state of emergency |
DW / Posted 3 days ago
the big cities. The last state of emergency was implemented in 1987 for the purpose of fighting the separatist Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), during the time of former Prime Minister Turgut Özal. It was effective in the overwhemlingly Kurdish... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Turkish military a fractured force after attempted couphave been formally arrested are from the air force, a part of the military cruc
Turkish military a fractured force after attempted coup
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
have been formally arrested are from the air force, a part of the military crucial not only in the fight against Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in Turkey's southeast, but also in the U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State. Erdogan has... Read more
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Swissinfo
Turkish military a fractured force after attempted couphave been formally arrested are from the air force, a part of the military cruc
Turkish military a fractured force after attempted coup
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
have been formally arrested are from the air force, a part of the military crucial not only in the fight against Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in Turkey's southeast, but also in the U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State. Erdogan has... Read more
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Reuters
Turkish military a fractured force after attempted couphave been formally arrested are from the air force, a part of the military cruc
Turkish military a fractured force after attempted coup
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
have been formally arrested are from the air force, a part of the military crucial not only in the fight against Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in Turkey's southeast, but also in the U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State. Erdogan has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nation Can Expect No Growth, Problems Largely Homemadeof strong and corrupt ruling parties are distracting these countries from uplif
Nation Can Expect No Growth, Problems Largely Homemade
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
of strong and corrupt ruling parties are distracting these countries from uplifting their people. This is true of the workers' party in Brazil, the African National Congress led government in South Africa, the Communist Party in China and the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Iraq's Yazidis living in fear on Mount SinjarISIL positions in an attempt to halt the onslaught and avert a humanitarian dis
Iraq's Yazidis living in fear on Mount Sinjar
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
ISIL positions in an attempt to halt the onslaught and avert a humanitarian disaster. Guerrilla fighters from the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) and its Syrian affiliate the YPG, meanwhile, broke through ISIL lines to open a safe passage from the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
BNF Preaches Unityand Palestine in their quest for freedom. "We will continue to speak out agains
BNF Preaches Unity
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
and Palestine in their quest for freedom. "We will continue to speak out against injustice. Ours is a pro-poor and pro-workers party. We speak for the downtrodden. Our party will continue to be in solidarity with the struggle against injustices... Read more
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