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The peacekeepers who turned war criminals in the Central African Republic 16.10.2018 BBC: Front Page
Thirteen men, women and children were shot dead in cold blood in the Central African Republic in 2014.
Sanath Jayasuriya: Ex-Sri Lanka captain faces corruption charges 15.10.2018 BBC: Front Page
Former Sri Lanka captain Sanath Jayasuriya is charged by the International Cricket Council with two breaches of its anti-corruption code.
WHO’s anti-smoking treaty clashes with nicotine vaping industry 14.10.2018 The Moderate Voice

A World Health Organization (WHO) conference on smoking control has not endorsed industry arguments that new smokeless nicotine products are better alternatives to smoking traditional cigarettes. The clash paves the way for the next great multi-billion-dollar squabble between WHO and industry. This time it is on whether marketing high technology smokeless cigarettes, including electronic products, […]

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The Art of No Mideast Deal 14.10.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
Donald Trump once advertised an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan as his greatest achievement-in-the-making, but like many of the president’s negotiations, the Kushner-Greenblatt strategy is a one-sided bargain, writes Patrick Lawrence. By Patrick Lawrence Special to Consortium News Whatever happened to President…Read more →
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Saudi rejects ‘baseless’ murder claims over missing journalist 13.10.2018 Raw Story

Saudi Arabia dismissed on Saturday accusations that Jamal Khashoggi was ordered murdered by a hit squad inside its Istanbul consulate as “lies and baseless allegations”, as Riyadh and Ankara spar over the missing journalist’s fate. As the controversy intensified, the Washington Pos...

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In Yemen, Trump Is Taking Tolerance for War Crimes to a New Level 11.10.2018 Truthout.com
Trump's logistical and rhetorical support for the Saudi-led coalition's war crimes is a new low even for the US.

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The Trouble With ‘Preventing Palestine’ 6.10.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
Seth Anziska’s new book on the Arab-Israeli “peace process” is a useful primer on the conflict, but it does not fully examine the paradox of the Carter administration’s solution that we are still living with, argues As’ad AbuKhalil. By As`ad…Read more →
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Atoms and Brexit 5.10.2018 BBC: Science
The government says it has a clear plan, but many in the nuclear sector are concerned for the future.
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Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Campaigners Against Sexual Violence as a Weapon 5.10.2018 Truthout.com
"I want to be the last girl in the world with a story like mine," Nadia Murad wrote.

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Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad win Nobel Peace Prize for fighting sexual violence 5.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Mukwege, a doctor, and Nadia Murad, a survivor of wartime sexual assault, have worked to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict.
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U.S. charges 7 Russian intelligence officers with hacking 4.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The charges are also related to Russian GRU officers who were caught trying to infiltrate the network of a chemical weapons watchdog in April.
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5 in 5: Lady Gaga acts and Robyn returns 3.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Every week, Stephanie Curtis chooses 5 things to read, watch, or experience.
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The Link Between Human Trafficking and Dirty Energy in Minnesota 2.10.2018 Truthout.com
The Line 3 Pipeline is a threat to Indigenous women, girls and Two Spirit people.

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Meet The New NAFTA, Pretty Much The Same As The Old NAFTA 1.10.2018 Outside the Beltway
Thanks to a last-minute agreement, the United States and Canada reached an agreement for a revised version of NAFTA. It's a got a new name, but it's basically NAFTA 2.0.
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Will the New Crimes Against Humanity Treaty Protect Women and LGBTI Persons? 30.9.2018 Truthout.com
A new treaty could affect people's rights for generations to come.

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The Proper Response to Trump’s UN Speech Isn’t Laughter, It’s Terror 29.9.2018 Truthout.com
The US is effectively behaving like a mob boss within the UN, promoting brute force over diplomacy.

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As Authoritarians Band Together, We Need a Global Opposition Movement 25.9.2018 Truthout.com
As authoritarians collaborate with and arm each other, there's a need for a united global opposition.

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To Secure Peace Between the Koreas, US Must Declare an End to the War 24.9.2018 Truthout.com
The US and its Korean military operations are the biggest roadblocks to peace on the Korean peninsula.

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Colbert Interviews Hillary Clinton: "I Never Had to Steal a Treaty Off Obama's Desk" (3 Parts) 23.9.2018 Little Green Footballs

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Yemen’s Descent Into Hell: A Saudi-American War of Terror 18.9.2018 Truthout.com
In Yemen, the United States backs a grim military intervention for which it is hard to find any justification.

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