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IGP: We’ll investigate Deputy CM’s alleged links to LTTE

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

Courtesy The Star SUBANG JAYA: Penang Deputy Chief Minister II P. Ramasamy’s alleged links to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) will be investigated, says Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun. The Inspector-General of Police said the matter had turned into a case of interest”, especially after 53 police reports were lodged on the matter. […]

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Britain headed for status of ‘colony’ to EU, Boris Johnson says in resignation statement

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

Courtesy RT Britain is headed for the status of “colony” to the European Union, Boris Johnson has warned, just hours after news broke of his resignation as foreign secretary. “We are truly headed for the status of a colony – and many will struggle to see the economic or political advantage of that particular arrangement,” Johnson […]

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Mother of missing Indigenous woman hits feds, RCMP with $600M class action

Monday, July 9th, 2018

by Janice Dickson The Canadian Press News Jul 05, 2018 OTTAWA — A Regina mother whose daughter went missing in 2007 is launching a multimillion-dollar class-action lawsuit against the federal government and the RCMP, alleging a “negligent” and “lackadaisical” approach to investigating missing and murdered Indigenous women. Danita Faith has been missing for more than […]

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New York Times exposes its own hypocrisy with cartoon of Trump & Putin as gay lovers

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Danielle Ryan Courtesy RT A recent cartoon produced by the New York Times depicts Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin as gay lovers. It was clearly intended to be hilariously funny while also making a salient political point. In reality, it does neither. The cartoon is part two of a three-part series called ‘Trump Bites’ from critically-acclaimed animator Bill […]

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India named as most dangerous country for women

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Courtesy Times (UK)  India is the most dangerous country in the world for women, according to a study by the Thomson Reuters Foundation. More than 500 experts on women’s issues took part in a survey covering areas such as healthcare, discrimination, cultural traditions, sexual and non-sexual violence and human trafficking. Not enough was being done […]

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Yameen says he will take more foreign loans if needed for development

Sunday, June 24th, 2018

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Male, June 24 (AVAS): The Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen on Sunday declared that he is not afraid to take more loans if these are needed for the development in the island nation. I will take on more loans to fulfill the needs of the people,” he said promising more development projects ahead of […]

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Einstein the Anti-Racist? Not in His Travel Diaries

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

By Yonette Joseph and Tiffany May Courtesy The New York Times LONDON — In 1922, the same year he received the Nobel Prize in Physics, Albert Einstein set out with his wife Elsa on a five-and-a-half-month odyssey of discovery of a new world: the Far East and Middle East. Along the way, he was feted by a Japanese empress and […]

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India, the only country not to support China’s Belt and Road Initiative in Qingdao Declaration

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Qingdao, June 10 (The Hindu): India was the only country in the eight-nation Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) on June 10 which refused to endorse China’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)  for which Beijing has signed pacts with nearly 80 countries and international organisations. A declaration issued at the end of the two-day […]

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Bombing Syria – Bill Maher New Rules on Bombing Random countries

Sunday, May 20th, 2018

 

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Almost half of US families can’t afford basics like rent and food

Saturday, May 19th, 2018

by Tami Luhby  Courtesy CNN The economy may be chugging along, but many Americans are still struggling to afford a basic middle class life. Nearly 51 million households don’t earn enough to afford a monthly budget that includes housing, food, child care, health care, transportation and a cell phone, according to a studyreleased Thursday by the United Way […]

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The Skripal Case and Bombing Syria: Six Things We Learned About Modern Britain

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

Neil Clark Courtesy RT To have been in ‘democratic’ Britain for the past eight weeks has been quite an educational experience. We’ve seen how the NeoCon Establishment works, how dissent is policed, and how ‘gas-lighting’ techniques are used to try and make us think we’re going crazy for questioning the ‘official narrative’ — a narrative which we know just […]

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Amber Rudd resigns as home secretary

Sunday, April 29th, 2018

Windrush deportation row Courtesy BBC Home Secretary Amber Rudd has resigned, Downing Street has said, after claims she misled Parliament over targets for removing illegal migrants. Ms Rudd, who was due to make a Commons statement on Monday, was under pressure to resign over the Windrush scandal. She faced criticism over the existence of Home Office […]

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No attack, no victims, no chem weapons: Douma witnesses speak at OPCW briefing at The Hague (VIDEO)

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Courtesy RT Published time: 26 Apr, 2018 16:21Edited time: 26 Apr, 2018 18:28 Get short URL Witnesses of the alleged chemical attack in Douma, including 11-year-old Hassan Diab and hospital staff, told reporters at The Hague that the White Helmets video used as a pretext for a US-led strike on Syria was, in fact, staged. […]

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Karnataka elections: How Sri Lankan repatriates will influence Sullia polls

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Sharan Poovanna Courtesy Livemint.com Community leaders of Sri Lankan repatriates in Karnataka are trying to bring everyone under one umbrella to gain better leverage to bargain for their cause Though Tamil repatriates were granted citizenship, the authorities are clear that only employment was part of their rehabilitation and not homes. Sullia: Tea and rubber estate workers, who […]

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Pakistan: Minorities under Collusive Terror 

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Tushar Ranjan Mohanty Research Associate, Institute for Conflict Management At least two members of the Christian community, Rashid Khalid and Azhar Iqbal, were killed and another five were injured in a firing incident near a church in the Essa Nagri area of Quetta, the provincial capital of Balochistan, on April 15, 2018. Quetta’s Deputy Inspector General […]

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Roger Waters claims Syria’s White Helmets a ‘fake organization’

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

By TOI STAFF Echoing Assad regime, Pink Floyd co-founder claims rescue group spreads propaganda for ‘jihadists and terrorists’ Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters denounced the White Helmets civil defense group in Syria as a fake organization” that spreads propaganda for jihadists and terrorists.” Rogers made the comment Friday at a concert in Barcelona, when he said […]

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Syria: Latest case of using a “false flag” or “fake news” to unleash war

Saturday, April 21st, 2018

By Editor Courtesy NewsIn.Asia The airstrikes carried out by the US, UK and France on alleged chemical weapons facilities in Syria on April 14, are yet another instance of how the US (and its allies) use false flags” or fake news” to unleash military action to serve their geo-strategic interests, writes P.K.Bala.chandran in DailyFT. The US has been […]

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RT visits hospital seen in Douma ‘chemical attack’ video, talks to boy from footage (VIDEO)

Friday, April 20th, 2018

Courtesy RT Edited time: 20 Apr, 2018 13:51 Get short URL RT Arabic has traveled to the Douma hospital shown in footage of the aftermath of the alleged chemical weapons attack. The crew talked to a boy featured in the video, who recounted the events. Hassan Diab, 11, appears to be the trembling boy seen […]

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Skripals poisoning ‘highly likely’ staged by British intelligence – Russian Foreign Ministry

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Courtesy RT Published time: 19 Apr, 2018 16:30 Get short URL The UK’s behavior after the Skripal incident suggests that the attack was organized by the British spy agencies or was at least beneficial for them, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has said. Soldiers wearing protective suits seal a bin in Salisbury, Britain on […]

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Staged suffering? Interview with boy in Douma video raises more doubts over ‘chem attack’

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Courtesy RT Published time: 19 Apr, 2018 10:47Edited time: 19 Apr, 2018 12:40 Hassan Diab (left) featured in the video of the alleged chemical attack in Douma -CAPTION / RT The boy portrayed as a ‘victim’ in a video of the alleged chemical attack in Douma has told a Russian TV crew that he was […]

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Bay of Pigs, Cuba: CIA’s unlearned lesson in regime change

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Courtesy RT The looming end of the Castro era in Cuba coincides this week with the 57th anniversary of the Bay of Pigs invasion – a failed attack by the CIA that greatly catalyzed the Castro approach to resisting American encroachment. On Thursday, Raul Castro, the 86-year-old brother of the late Fidel, will step down […]

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The search for truth in the rubble of Douma – and one doctor’s doubts over the chemical attack

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Robert Fisk Douma, Syria Courtesy  independent Exclusive: Robert Fisk visits the Syria clinic at the centre of a global crisis This is the story of a town called Douma, a ravaged, stinking place of smashed apartment blocks – and of an underground clinic whose images of suffering allowed three of the Western world’s most powerful nations to bomb Syria last […]

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Western media cover tracks of Trump, May and Macron’s war crime in Syria

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Finian Cunningham Courtesy RT Published time: 17 Apr, 2018 15:51Edited time: 18 Apr, 2018 08:03 Get short URL With astounding double-think, the US and Britain accuse Russia of “tampering” with the alleged chemical-weapon attack site in Syria’s Douma – just days after the US, UK and France barraged the county with over 100 missiles. If anyone […]

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WATCH Syrian Boy in White Helmets FAKE Chemical Attack Video Reveals Truth

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Courtesy Sputnik Earlier the White Helmets, a Western-backed NGO known for its ties with terrorist groups, released a video showing alleged victims of the false-flag chemical attack in Douma. The US and its allies used the video as a pre-text to conduct a missile strike on Syria. The Russia 24 TV channel released an exclusive […]

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Mission Accomplished? Certainly not in Syria

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

By Lucien Rajakarunanayake Courtesy The Island April 17, 2018, 12:00 pm Donald Trump’s Twitter message announcing success of the missile attack on Syria by the US, the UK and France last Saturday (April 14) has revived memories of a similar message by former president George W Bush, at the height of the war against Iraq, which […]

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PM’s husband’s Capital Group is largest shareholder in BAE, shares soar since Syrian airstrikes

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

Courtesy RT Edited time: 17 Apr, 2018 17:33 Get short URL Philip May, husband of the UK prime minister, works for a company that is the largest shareholder in arms manufacturer, BAE Systems, whose share price has soared since the recent airstrikes in Syria. The company, Capital Group, is also the second-largest shareholder in Lockheed […]

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Trump wanted to bomb Russian & Iranian targets amid Syria strikes – report

Monday, April 16th, 2018

Courtesy RT President Donald Trump reportedly favored bombing Russian and Iranian targets in Syria, before Pentagon chief James Mattis talked the US leader out of it. Trump discussed three military options for Syria last week with his revamped national security team, led by Bush-era hawk John Bolton, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing sources familiar […]

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On Russian warning, Syria had vacated chemical installations ahead of US airstrike

Sunday, April 15th, 2018

By Editor  Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Beirut April 14 (Reuters): The Syrian government and its allies have absorbed a U.S.-led attack on Saturday and the targeted sites were evacuated days ago thanks to a warning from Russia, a senior official in a regional alliance that backs Damascus said. We have absorbed the strike”, the official told Reuters.  We had […]

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Assad: US-Led Attack Came as West Realized It Lost Control in Conflict

Saturday, April 14th, 2018

After the United States, France, and the United Kingdom launched a total of 103 missiles against Syrian targets overnight on Saturday, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said the attack increases Damascus’ resolve to continue “fighting and crushing terrorism in every inch of the nation.” Syrian Air Defense Intercepted 71 Cruise Missiles Launched by West – Russian […]

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PUTIN: 95% OF WORLD TERRORIST ATTACKS ARE MADE BY THE CIA

Monday, April 9th, 2018

Courtesy www.geopolitica.ru Vladimir Putin yesterday  said that 95% of the world’s terrorist attacks are orchestrated by the CIA,” and the St. Petersburg metro bombing must be investigated with this in mind. Putin said:  If the CIA have Russian blood on their hands, they will forever regret stirring the Russian bear from its peaceful slumber.” When […]

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