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Sri Lanka committed to ‘one-China’ policy: President Wickremesinghe says after Pelosi’s Taiwan visit

Friday, August 5th, 2022

Courtesy India Today Hours after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan visit, Sri Lanka President Ranil Wickremesinghe said the country was committed to ‘one-China’ policy. Sri Lanka is firmly committed to the one-China policy, President Ranil Wickremesinghe reaffirmed on Thursday, a day after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan despite vociferous protests from Beijing. […]

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Bangladesh seeks $4.5b IMF loan as reserves shrink

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

Courtesy Khaleej Times Bangladesh has sought the funds for its balance of payment and budgetary needs, as well as for efforts to deal with climate change Bangladesh has sought a $4.5 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund, the Daily Star newspaper reported on Tuesday, joining South Asian neighbours Pakistan and Sri Lanka in seeking […]

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Abby Martin’s Speech on US Sanctions & Economic Gangsterism

Saturday, June 25th, 2022

Empire Files Abby’s speech at the People’s Summit for Democracy, the progressive counter to Biden’s imperialist ‘Summit of the Americas’ on June 9 2022.

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Explain It to Me, Please

Thursday, June 23rd, 2022

PHILIP GIRALDI  Courtesy The Unz Review If you want a war with Iran, Russia, China and Venezuela tell me why and how it would benefit Americans So Honest Joe Biden is now going to give another $1.2 billion to the Ukrainians on top of the sixty or so billion that is already in the pipeline, but […]

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What return should India’s Mamata Banerjee provide to Bangladesh against the PM’ Sheikh Hasina’s ‘Mango Diplomacy?

Thursday, June 23rd, 2022

Samina Akhter Most Bangladeshi and India media report read that the West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has received 600 kg of mangoes from Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as part of her “mango-hilsa diplomacy.” Hasina delivered mangoes to President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi last week, according to the Bangladesh Deputy […]

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World War III has been declared – Pope Francis

Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

Courtesy RT The pontiff has lamented military conflicts across the globe and said the Russia-Ukraine crisis may have been provoked” Pope Francis has suggested that World War III is already in progress, as evidenced by intertwined elements” at work in the Russia-Ukraine crisis and other conflicts across the globe. A few years ago, it occurred to me […]

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Decoding the Narrative ‘there will be no Hindus left in Bangladesh in the next 30 years’

Tuesday, June 14th, 2022

Samina Akhter Dhaka Bangladesh has recently been depicted by some in the international media saying ‘there will be no Hindus left in Bangladesh in the next 30 years if the current rate of exodus continues’ and Hindus are fleeing to India’.  However, this understanding is completely incorrect. Bangladesh is being depicted unfairly and without evidence […]

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The War in Ukraine Marks the End of the American Century

Sunday, June 12th, 2022

MIKE WHITNEY Courtesy The Unz Review The ferocity of the confrontation in Ukraine shows that we’re talking about much more than the fate of the regime in Kiev. The architecture of the entire world order is at stake.” Sergei Naryshkin, Director of Foreign Intelligence Here’s your ‘reserve currency’ thought for the day: Every US dollar is […]

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US inflation hits 40-year high of 8.5%

Tuesday, April 12th, 2022

Courtesy Frnace 24 Consumer prices in the US surged by 8.5% in March, the fastest pace since 1981. The inflation spike was fuelled by a 32% jump in energy costs, linked to Russia’s war in Ukraine. Many American consumers are struggling to keep up with the price rises. Also in the show – Emmanuel Macron […]

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The road to Ukraine started with 1999’s Kosovo War

Thursday, April 7th, 2022

Nebojsa Malic Supporters of NATO’s war on Yugoslavia have no right to talk about law, sovereignty or borders Nebojsa Malic is a Serbian-American journalist, blogger and translator, who wrote a regular column for Antiwar.com from 2000 to 2015, and is now senior writer at RT.  @NebojsaMalic@TheNebulator The remains of a building that was bombed by NATO […]

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MSM’s Bucha Tall Tale

Thursday, April 7th, 2022

NICK GRIFFIN Courtesy UNZ Review The Bucha Massacre” has now become the driving force for the propaganda push for even more NATO involvement in the conflict in Ukraine. Yet the claim that this is a Russian war crime is so patently false that a rational observer can only be left astounded by the combination of […]

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US should have dialogue with Russia, address ‘crux’ of Ukrainian crisis, China’s Xi tells Biden

Saturday, March 19th, 2022

Courtesy RT The presidents of the two countries have held talks discussing the hottest international and bilateral issues. China’s President Xi Jinping urged his US counterpart Joe Biden to engage in talks with Russia to address the reasons behind the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, stressing it should be resolved through diplomacy. The two presidents held […]

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Ukraine backtracks on Mariupol theater claims

Saturday, March 19th, 2022

Courtesy RT Kiev initially claimed Russian bombs had killed more than 1,000 people, but local officials now say otherwise More than 200 civilians have been rescued unharmed from the bombed Mariupol Drama Theater, in Ukraine, and one injured woman has been taken to hospital, the local deputy mayor told reporters on Friday. Initial claims from […]

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Russia fires hypersonic missiles in Ukraine

Saturday, March 19th, 2022

Courtesy RT Moscow has deployed Kinzhal missiles for the first time since the start of its military operation. The Russian military has said it used its state-of-the-art Kinzhal hypersonic missiles to destroy an arms depot near the city of Ivano-Frankivsk in western Ukraine. The strike with the air-launched missile system took place on Friday, Russian […]

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Russia’s divorce from the West has pushed it into China’s arms, here’s how it will work

Saturday, March 19th, 2022

Vasily Kashin Courtesy Russia Today Beijing is the only major power to benefit from Moscow’s conflict with Kiev Russia’s military operation in Ukraine and the consequent economic embargo of Moscow by the West is the largest upheaval in world politics since at least the end of the Cold War. The result will be a complete […]

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Russia warns United States: we have the might to put you in your place

Thursday, March 17th, 2022

Courtesy msn.com LONDON (Reuters) -Russia warned the United States on Thursday that Moscow had the might to put the world’s pre-eminent superpower in its place and accused the West of stoking a wild Russophobic plot to tear Russia apart.© Reuters/SPUTNIK FILE PHOTO: Deputy Chairman of Russia’s Security Council Medvedev gives an interview outside Moscow Dmitry Medvedev, […]

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Russian MoD Names Curator of Pentagon-Funded Biolabs in Ukraine, Releases Original Docs

Thursday, March 17th, 2022

Ilya Tsukanov Courtesy Sputnik The Russian military began to pull back the curtain on the scale and scope of the network of Pentagon-funded biolabs in Ukraine last week. US officials and media initially dismissed these revelations as “Russian disinformation,” but were forced to correct the narrative after undersecretary of state Nuland admitted that such labs […]

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Civilians feared trapped and killed in theater explosion in Ukraine

Wednesday, March 16th, 2022

Courtesy RT Russia says neo-Nazi Azov” militants blew up building where they were holding hostages. Responding to claims by Ukraine that an airstrike destroyed a theater in Mariupol and killed civilians sheltering there, the Russian Defense Ministry said there had been no such strikes against ground targets in that city, and accused the neo-Nazi Azov” […]

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West’s global political and economic dominance ends – Putin

Wednesday, March 16th, 2022

Courtesy RT The Russian president says the myth of the Western welfare state, of the so-called golden billion, is crumbling” Russia’s President Vladimir Putin © Kremlin Press Service / Handout / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Russian President Vladimir Putin has opined that the latest rounds of unprecedented sanctions imposed on Russia by the US and […]

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Freeze on Russian Reserves Domino That May Topple Dollar’s World Reserve Status, German Media Warns

Wednesday, March 16th, 2022

Courtesy Sputnik With a national debt of over $30 trillion, a skyrocketing consumer price index thanks to trillions in new government spending, and renewed efforts by emerging economies to find alternative means of exchange in foreign trade, the greenback’s time in the sun as a harbour of stability in uncertain times could be coming to […]

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Ukraine admits it won’t be part of NATO

Tuesday, March 15th, 2022

Courtesy RT Kiev’s constitution-enshrined bid for membership in the military bloc can’t be realized, Zelensky said Volodymyr Zelensky addresses the UK Joint Expeditionary Force meeting NATO allies don’t want to see Ukraine among their ranks and Kiev realizes that, President Volodymyr Zelensky told Western leaders on Tuesday. Now Kiev seeks protection from individual member states. […]

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China responds to sanctions threat

Tuesday, March 15th, 2022

Courtesy RT Beijing will safeguard its legitimate rights and interests, according to the country’s foreign minister. While stating that China will stand up for its legitimate economic interests in the face of Western sanctions, the country’s foreign minister, Wang Yi, has refuted the notion that Beijing is taking Russia’s side in the Ukrainian conflict. China […]

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US Advisers Help Kiev Make Biological & Nuclear Weapons – Russian Security Council Secretary

Tuesday, March 15th, 2022

Courtesy Sputnik The Ukrainian leadership’s rhetoric about the prospect of changing the country’s nuclear status wasn’t just empty words, and such a development would not only pose a security risk to Russia but to the entire world, Patrushev stated. Nikolai Patrushev, secretary of Russia’s Security Council, has declared that “it became clear” that advisers from […]

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Who Benefits From EU Dragging on Ukraine Conflict With Arms Supplies and Anti-Russia Sanctions?

Monday, March 14th, 2022

Courtesy Sputnik Sanctions against Russia and the arms supplies to Kiev will not solve the current crisis, while Ukraine’s guaranteed neutrality would be a reasonable solution, argued Sahra Wagenknecht, a member of the Bundestag for The Left, in her latest interview with Die Welt. Could Berlin become a responsible peace broker?”The German government under Chancellor […]

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Moscow and Kiev may soon come to agreement – Russian negotiator

Monday, March 14th, 2022

Courtesy RT Ukraine said Russia was seeing the situation much more adequately” than before © Getty Images / EA A member of the Russian negotiating team, Leonid Slutsky, has said he believes the significant progress” he has observed in talks between Moscow and Kiev might soon lead the two sides in the conflict to sign an agreement. […]

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China Slams Claims About Russia Asking for Military Assistance in Ukraine Op as ‘US Disinformation’

Monday, March 14th, 2022

Courtesy Sputnik © Sputnik / Pavel Lvov / Go to the photo bankSubscribeSvetlana EkimenkoAll materialsWrite to the authorBeing updatedEarlier, a spokesperson for the Chinese embassy to the United States reportedly rejected media allegations that Moscow had sought Beijing’s help with military equipment and other logistics for its operation to de-Nazify Ukraine. Liu Pengyu, a spokesman for the […]

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Moscow Considers West’s Attempts to Push Russia Into Storming Major Ukrainian Cities ‘Provocative’

Monday, March 14th, 2022

Courtesy Sputnik r two weeks after starting the operation to demilitarize Ukraine, Russian forces have been hesitant to enter major populated centers -especially in areas where Ukrainian ultranationalist battalions are holed up. The Russian MoD has repeatedly accused the latter of placing heavy weapons in residential areas, and using civilians as human shields. Moscow considers […]

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Abby Martin: How the media manufactures ‘bloodlust’ for war

Thursday, March 10th, 2022

BY MAXIMILLIAN ALVAREZ Courtesy The Real News Network Just like in the dark days after 9/11, corporate media have responded to the war in Ukraine with a craven ‘bloodlust’ that is making all of us less safe. From the moment Russian troops invaded Ukraine the entire corporate media apparatus in the US moved to 24-7 coverage, […]

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Russian MoD on US Biolabs: One Goal Was to Create Bioagents That Can Target Certain Ethnic Groups

Thursday, March 10th, 2022

Courtesy Sputnik CC BY 2.0 / Tony Webster / BIOHAZARD The Russian Defence Ministry earlier announced that the United States had poured money into biological research facilities in Ukraine, alleging they may have been used in order to create biological weapons and conduct bat coronavirus-related experiments. Among the goals of the biological research laboratories in Ukraine suspected of having […]

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Expectations from the KSA Foreign Minister’s Visit to Bangladesh

Thursday, March 10th, 2022

Hussain Shazzad The official journey of Bangladesh and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) relations started in 1975 when the KSA recognized newly born Bangladesh as a sovereign country. Since then, these two countries have been maintaining cordial and closer friendship prioritizing mutual understanding, deep sense of fraternity, and cooperation in multilateral sectors. State-level official […]

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