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Apartheid: Palestinians to be banned from riding buses with Israelis

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As if taking inspiration from 1950s America or apartheid South Africa, Israel’s defence minister is reportedly set to introduce a new policy that will effectively ban Palestinians from travelling on the same buses as Israelis. The Times of Israel reports this morning that Moshe Ya’alon will only allow Palestinians who …

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Israel gave birth control to Ethiopian Jews without their consent

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Israel has admitted for the first time that it has been giving Ethiopian Jewish immigrants birth-control injections, often without their knowledge or consent. The government had previously denied the practice but the Israeli Health Ministry’s director-general has now ordered gynaecologists to stop administering the drugs. According a report in Haaretz, …

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World War 3: why Russia and Syria are being targeted

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Contrary to popular belief, the conduct of nations on the international stage is almost never driven by moral considerations, but rather by a shadowy cocktail of money and geopolitics. As such, when you see the mouthpieces of the ruling class begin to demonize a foreign country, the first question in …

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Nobel Peace Prize President dropped 26,171 bombs last year

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According to an analysis of Defense Department data from the Council on Foreign Relations, a non-partisan think tank, the majority of the bombs were dropped in Iraq and Syria. The U.S. leads an international coalition fighting the Islamic State group in both countries and has carried out air operations in …

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UN to investigate Israeli war crimes; US only nation to vote no

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The United Nations Human Rights Council on Wednesday launched a commission of inquiry into alleged Israeli war crimes in its current Gaza offensive, backing Palestinian efforts to have Israel held up to international scrutiny. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu‘s office fiercely condemned the UN council’s decision as a “travesty and should be …

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Protesters wreck Obama’s holiday in Hawaii

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Dozens of people gathered outside US President Barack Obama’s vacation residence in Hawaii to protest against his policies. The demonstration was organized near the Obamas’ rented house on Saturday, Reuters reported. The administration’s targeted killing program and high military spending were among the issues protested by the demonstrators. The protesters …

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French president awarded UNESCO peace prize for starting war in Mali

Francois Hollande

French President Francois Hollande has been awarded the annual Felix Houphouet-Boigny Peace Prize by UNESCO for his decision to invade Mali. Hollande received the major prize from the United Nations’ cultural organization during a ceremony in the French capital, Paris on Wednesday. The move has raised questions about how an …

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Ron Paul to host daily radio program and podcast

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Just because he’s retired from politics doesn’t mean Ron Paul is slowing down: the former congressman from Texas and three-time presidential hopeful will soon have his own spot on national radio. Dr. Paul, who retired from Congress earlier this year after a failed bid at the Republican Party’s nomination for …

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False Flag: NATO designed mortar used in attack blamed on Syria

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The mortar used to attack the Turkish town of Akcakale is a design specific to NATO and was given to Syrian rebels by Ankara, according to Turkey’s Yurt newspaper. The mortar killed one adult and four children from the same family on Wednesday. An article by the paper’s Editor-in-Chief, Merdan …

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Gold Fields CEO: we are facing a global gold shortage

Gold Fields CEO Nick Holland

By Filip Karinja Nick Holland, CEO of South African based gold miner Gold Fields, stunned the audience with his speech at the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy conference in Brisbane on Monday. Holland stated that the gold mining industry is not spending enough to sustain itself into the future, with slowed …

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Philippine President threatens to quit United Nations

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has denounced the UN after it called for an end to killings blamed on his war on drugs, saying he might leave the organisation and invite China and others to form a new one. Two UN human rights experts last week urged the Philippines to stop …

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Czech president wants referendum on EU & NATO membership

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The president of the Czech Republic, Milos Zeman, has called for a referendum on his country’s membership in the EU and NATO. Although Zeman wants to remain in both organizations, he wants the public to have a chance to “express themselves.” Support for the EU is waning in the central …

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

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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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Sudan’s President: CIA and Mossad are behind ISIS and Boko Haram

Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir

Sudan’s President has claimed the CIA, America’s intelligence agency, and Israel’s Mossad are behind the Islamist militant groups Boko Haram and ISIS. Omar al-Bashir used an interview with Euronews to claim there was a connection between the American and Israeli intelligence organisations and both extremist groups. He spoke after Isis released a video …

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Artificial leaf an alternative energy?

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Speaking at the National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in California, MIT professor Daniel Nocera claims to have created an artificial leaf, made from stable and inexpensive materials, which mimics nature’s photosynthesis process. The device is an advanced solar cell, no bigger than a typical playing card, which is left floating …

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Clinton won’t testify on Benghazi due to ‘concussion’

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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will not have to testify before a Senate hearing concerning the deadly attack on the US consulate in Benghazi after she fainted and sustained a concussion last week. Clinton, 65, is currently recovering at home following last week’s incident, when extreme dehydration caused by …

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