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WikiLeaks to release megaleak of Turkey government documents

Turkey WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks reported suffering a “sustained attack” after it announced the upcoming release of hundreds of thousands of documents relating to Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) in the wake of a failed military coup. “Our infrastructure is under sustained attack,” WikiLeaks said on Twitter. “We are unsure of …

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Brexit strips world’s 400 richest people of $127bn

Brexit world's richest people lose money wealth

Brexit-caused losses of the world’s 400 richest people amounted to an eye- watering $USD127.4 billion in a single day, Bloomberg estimates. Rich Britons have lost a “mere” $5.5 billion, according to reports. The British voters’ decision to leave the European Union caused profound ripples in all major global equity markets. …

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Turkey ‘demands deletion’ of German video exposing President Erdogan

Turkey President Erdogan

The Turkish government has reportedly ordered the deletion from the internet of a German satirical video that pokes fun at President Recep Tayipp Erdoğan and condemns his human rights record. Germany’s ambassador to Turkey, Martin Erdmann, was summoned to the foreign ministry in Ankara last week, according to German media, and asked to …

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War on Cash: the death of the $100 note

War on cash cashless society 100 note

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group The global “war on cash” is back and bigger than ever. The move towards a cashless society seems to be final destination desired by governments and central banks around the world. Remember the days when you could park your hard-earned money in the bank and …

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ISIS declares the US dollar as its official currency

ISIS US dollar currency

ISIS may threaten violence against the United States and aim to rid the Islamic world of U.S. influence and U.S.-backed regimes, but if you want to do business in the group’s ersatz caliphate, you’d better have money backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government. The AP reports : Within …

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2016: Stock market off to worst start in history

Stock market 2016 crash bear market

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group What a start to the year it has been! If the first week of 2016 is anything to go by, then the stock market is in for a wild year ahead. Within the first 15 minutes of trade for the year, the Chinese stock market plunged 7%, …

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Fed rate hike is the beginning of the end

Janet Yellen Interest Rates Federal Reserve

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group With the Federal Reserve set to meet next week to vote on what to do with interest rates, many are speculating that we may see a rate hike. This is something Janet Yellen has hinted at over the past few months but has kept delaying. Should …

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Stock prices of weapons manufacturers soaring since Paris attack

The Paris attacks took place on Friday night. Since then, France’s president has vowed “war” on ISIS and today significantly escalated the country’s bombing campaign in Syria (France has been bombing ISIS in Iraq since last January, and began bombing the group in Syria in September). Already this morning, as Aaron Cantú noticed, the stocks of the leading weapons manufacturers — …

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Act of War: Israeli warplanes begin bombing inside Syria

Israeli war planes attacking Syria

Israeli warplanes have struck targets near the international airport in the Syrian capital, Damascus, Israeli and Syrian media says. The reports said the attack happened Wednesday morning. There were no immediate comments from the Syrian government on the issue. In October, the Israeli military launched a number of artillery attacks against Syrian …

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US is arming ISIS through ‘moderate’ opposition – former CIA officer

John Kiriakou CIA

The US congress armed the Islamic State (ISIL) extremists by providing weapons to the “moderate” opposition, former CIA counter terrorism officer and Senate Foreign Relations Committee senior investigator John Kiriakou told Sputnik. The FSA is an armed Syrian opposition faction, considered “moderate” by western countries, fighting the Syrian army loyal to President Bashar Assad …

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WikiLeaks offers $50,000 for Kunduz bombing footage or cockpit audio

Kunduz hospital Afghan

Transparency activist group WikiLeaks is offering a $50,000 reward for any footage of the United States bombing of a Doctors Without Borders facility in Kunduz or cockpit audio from the plane. “The AC-130 records its attacks with high resolution gun cameras,” says the post on WikiLeaks, the website founded by Julian Assange …

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81% of Syrians believe the US created ISIS

US created ISIS in Syria

More than 81 percent of Syrians believe the United States and its allies are behind the creation of the Islamic State terrorist group, a recent survey found. Conducted by research firm ORB International, the survey questioned 1,365 Syrians throughout the country on matters regarding the Islamic State and the nation’s …

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Trump: vaccines made one of my employees’ children autistic

Donald Trump vaccines autism

Billionaire presidential contender Donald Trump made a “huge” splash on the GOP debate stage Wednesday in a sparring match with Dr. Ben Carson over whether vaccines cause autism. “There have been numerous studies, and they have not demonstrated that there is any correlation between vaccinations and autism,” Dr. Carson claimed, …

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What Could the Impacts of Tesco’s Takeover of Booker Be?

Tesco Booker

Tesco’s recent takeover of Booker, Britain’s largest wholesaler, has certainly ruffled some feather amongst certain groups, and the controversy is likely to continue for the foreseeable future. As the effects of this significant move become clearer, it is likely that all eyes will be on Britain’s largest grocer. Here are …

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US Mint sells out of 2015 Silver Eagles

2015 Silver Eagle

In the aftermath of the latest breakout of the Greek crisis, Europeans across the continent, not just in Greece (even though with capital controls, potential deposit confiscation and currency devaluation they would have benefited by far the most), scrambled to buy physical gold and silver. This is what the UK Royal …

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Another friend of Royal Family faces pedophile charges

Queen Lord Janner pedophile

Prosecutors on Monday brought 22 charges of abuse against a former politician accused of using his position to have sex with young boys. The prosecution against Lord Greville Janner, a former MP and a member of the House of Lords, represents a victory for campaigners who have demanded tougher action …

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100’s of sexual assaults done by UN ‘peacekeepers’ – report

United Nations uninvolved in peace

A draft report on Tuesday, released by the United Nations internal oversight body, found cases of widespread sexual exploitation by the UN peacekeeping forces, while stationed in countries beset by conflict and natural disaster. The study focused mainly on the two countries of Haiti and Liberia, where ‘transactional sex’ is …

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