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The Tangled Politics of Search and Rescue Operations in the Mediterranean: Since the early 1990s, North Africa has served as a jumping point for migrants trying to reach Europe. Then, as now, these are mixed migration routes where refugees and asylum seekers travel side by side with migrants in search of better economic opportunities. But as the numbers increased, from ...
PODCAST: An Unprecedented Coalition of NGOs Has Formed to Fight a Global Food Emergency:   On July 17 a very rare thing happened in the world of humanitarian relief. Eight organizations that typically compete for donor dollars joined forces to launch a joint appeal to raise funds and awareness around a global food crisis. Some 20 million people in four countries— South Sudan, Yemen,...
What The Saga of the Afghanistan Girls Robotics Can Teach Us About Girls Education Worldwide: 16 years ago, a girls’ robotics team from Afghanistan could not even exist. During the brutal rule of the Taliban, Afghan girls were not allowed formal education. At all. Yesterday, a team of Afghan girls who participated in an international robotics competition were feted at a reception at their...
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“The Media Coverage on Syria is the Biggest Media Lie of our Time”: Interview with Flemish Priest in Syria: First published by Global Research on January 28, 2017 Flemish Father Daniël Maes (78) lives in Syria in the sixth-century-old Mar Yakub monastery in the city of Qara, 90 kilometers north of the capital Damascus. Father Daniel has been a …
The Seeds Of Suicide: How Monsanto Destroys Farming: Control over seed is the first link in the food chain because seed is the source of life. When a corporation controls seed, it controls life, especially the life of farmers.
Washington’s Global Economic Wars: First published by Global Research on October 19, 2016 During most of the past two decades Washington has aggressively launched military and economic wars against at least nine countries, either directly or through its military aid to regional allies and …
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Kabul suicide bombing kills at least 24 and leaves 40 injured: Explosion strikes bus carrying mining industry employees near home of deputy government Chief Executive Mohammad Mohaqiq
Female student, 20, charged with rape after having sex with 14-year-old boy: Woman charged after boy's mother reports consensual relationship to police
Donald Trump accuses Republicans of 'doing very little' to protect him during 'phony Russian witch hunt': President takes to Twitter to mount fresh attack on own party after day at golf course
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‘Smuggling venture gone horribly wrong’: illegal migrants found dead of heat exhaustion in trailer: The US Department of Homeland Security has taken over the investigation of an immigrant smuggling case, where at least 8 people were found dead from heat exhaustion in a locked up trailer in San Antonio, Texas. Read Full Article at RT.com
Dead and injured after massive blast rocks Kabul (PHOTOS): A massive blast rocked the Afghan capital Kabul early Monday. At least two people were killed and 6 injured, Health Ministry ascited by local media, with the death toll expected to rise. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Weekly Wrap 7.21.17: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week: 1. When To Trust A Story That Uses Unnamed Sources When are unnamed sources valuable, and when do they undermine credibility? FiveThirtyEight presents a five-step graphic to how to weigh your daily news. 2. Why Is the U.S. Handcuffing Incarcerated Women In Childbirth? Just five percent of wome...
Why Is the U.S. Handcuffing Incarcerated Women In Childbirth? : The vast majority of incarcerated women have a history of trauma. According to the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency, 75 percent of incarcerated women have suffered severe physical abuse by an intimate partner during adulthood, and 82 percent have endured serious physical or sexual a...
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Global Health, Today and Tomorrow: What comes to mind when someone says, “global health?” Does it evoke a heart-wrenching visual of someone sick and in pain? Do you imagine a hospital or physician delivering care? Do you think of medicines or machines or even the scientists who develop both? Or perhaps it’s none of the above. You ...
Local Resilience: Disasters cause enormous damage and loss in countries across the globe. They destroy public infrastructure, disrupt basic services and cause loss of lives and livelihoods. According to the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR), earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes and...
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F&O this week: Kohl, Grenfell ashes, Trade Jungle, Singapore schadenfreude, US discourse: HELMUT KOHL delivered German reunification and the Euro, by  Noah Barkin  Obituary A towering figure of post-war European politics, Helmut Kohl pushed through German reunification and was a driving force behind the creation of the euro during a 16-year reign as German chancellor that spanned the ...
Mayhem, Trump vs Comey, Oceans Day: F&O Fresh Sheet: British Election Brings Mayhem, by Jonathan Manthorpe   Analysis British voters have shown Prime Minister Theresa May the door. The implications of this drubbing for the Conservative government are profound, for May as Prime Minister,  but with much deeper implications for Britain. Text of Theres...
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North Korea’s ICBM: “American bastards would be not very happy with this gift sent on the July 4 anniversary,” said North Korean leader Kim Jong-un about his country’s first successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Wednesday. And indeed Americans are not happy about it, although it would b...
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Is your food expired or ugly? Eat it, is good for you!: By Zabeth Salome Chedraui It is very possible to imagine a world in which people recycle the food that they consider as waste. Nashville has been selected by the Natural Resource Defense Council as a model city on food waste reduction. Many restaurants in the city are participating in the Food Sa...
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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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