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Hillary Clinton accuses China for hacking government information 6.7.2015 New Kerala: World News
New York, July 6 : Hillary Clinton has recently aired accusations against China claiming that it hacks everything that doesn't move in America.
Sri Lanka polls timed ahead of UN war crimes report to foil Rajapaksa comeback 6.7.2015 Hindu: News
Sri Lanka's August elections have been timed to stop a comeback by war-time president Mahinda Rajapaksa, who remarkably may see his popularity rise in coming months if criticised for war crimes in...
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Nazis, Germans and cold war propaganda | Letter from John Wilson 6.7.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest
Your correspondents ( Letters , 2 July) don’t mention the strangest feature of Lord Evans’ letter of 30 June – that he describes the substitution of “the Nazis” for “the Germans” as the enemies in the second world war as a current development. In fact it dates back at least to 1955, when it was decided to rearm West Germany to threaten the Soviet Union, and Britain was swamped with pro-German propaganda to get the British people to accept this. If anything it has become less since the end of the cold war; for example it is now admitted that the Wehrmacht, and not just the SS, committed war crimes systematically on the eastern front. This cold war propaganda has helped present-day warmongers. The recasting of the second world war in Europe as “the war against Hitler” prepared the ground for the claim that they were launching a “war against Saddam Hussein”, rather than a war against Iraq. John ...
New playing conditions of Tests,ODIs, T20s come into effect 5.7.2015 New Kerala: World News
Dubai, July 5 : The new playing conditions for Tests, One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) have come into effect with the series between Bangladesh and South Africa, which started in Mirpur earlier on Sunday.
State must fix hundreds of fish-blocking culverts 5.7.2015 AP Washington
SEATTLE (AP) -- Washington state is under a federal court order to fix hundreds of barriers built under state roads and highways that block access for migrating salmon and thus interfere with Washington tribes' treaty-backed right to catch fish....
Hillary Clinton accuses China of hacking U.S. computers 5.7.2015 Hindu: News
China has denied hacking into the computers of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
Clinton accuses China of stealing US secrets 5.7.2015 New Kerala: World News
Washington, July 5 : US Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has accused China of stealing commercial secrets and government information, saying the country is "trying to hack into everything that doesn't move in America", and urged vigilance, BBC reported on Sunday.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce should quit lobbying for tobacco abroad 5.7.2015 Washington Post: Editorials
THE FACTS about tobacco’s dangers are stark. The World Health Organization says tobacco kills nearly 6 million people each year. More than 5 million die from smoking and the rest from exposure to second-hand smoke. Eight in 10 of the world’s 1 billion smokers are in low- and middle-income countries. Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death in high-income countries and increasingly in low- and middle-income countries, too.Read full article ...
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How Britain and the US decided to abandon Srebrenica to its fate 5.7.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

New research reveals that Britain and the US knew six weeks before massacre that enclave would fall – but they decided to sacrifice it in their efforts for peace

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They will fill the VIP stands at Srebrenica next weekend to mark the 20th anniversary of the worst massacre on European soil since the Third Reich; heads of state, politicians, the great and good.

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Revealed: the role of the west in the runup to Srebrenica’s fall 5.7.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page

Classified documents and research show that British, American and French governments were negotiating to cede ‘safe area’ town to Serbs

The fall of Srebrenica in Bosnia 20 years ago, prompting the worst massacre in Europe since the Third Reich, was a key element of the strategy pursued by the three key western powers –Britain, the US and France – and was not a shocking and unheralded event, as has long been maintained.

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Warming ties: Israel thanks India for abstaining on UNHRC vote 4.7.2015 New Kerala: World News
New Delhi, July 4 : Israel on Saturday thanked India for not voting on an "anti-Israel bashing" UNHRC resolution, which sources said was a result of Tel Aviv's sustained talks with the Indian leadership over the past year.
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ICC probing Lalit Modi's bribery accusations: Anurag Thakur 4.7.2015 New Kerala: World News
Kolkata, July 4 : Informing that the International Cricket Council (ICC) was probing former cricket administrator Lalit Modi's bribery accusations against three cricketers including Suresh Raina, secretary Anurag Thakur on Saturday said the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) can react only after a formal intimation about it from world cricket's governing body.
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India abstains in UNHRC vote against Israel 4.7.2015 New Kerala: World News
New Delhi, July 4 : Marking a significant change in stance, India abstained on a United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution condemning Israel over a UN report into the alleged war crimes committed during the 2014 Gaza conflict.
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Netanyahu blasts UNHRC for endorsing Gaza war crimes report 4.7.2015 New Kerala: World News
Jerusalem, July 4 : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has slammed a decision by the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to endorse a report accusing Israel and Hamas in war crimes during last summer's war in the Palestinian enclave.
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Who's John Jay? Scholars urge new look at forgotten founder 3.7.2015 AP Top News
KATONAH, N.Y. (AP) -- The inner circle of founders has been set for as long as anyone can remember - Washington, Jefferson, Adams, Franklin, Hamilton and Madison....
Federal Government Threatens To Hold Up New Redskins Stadium Unless Team Changes Name 3.7.2015 Outside the Beltway
The Federal Government is threatening to hold up plans for a new Redskins stadium unless the team changes its name.
China angered by new U.S. military strategy report 3.7.2015 Hindu: Home
China's Foreign Ministry expressed anger on Friday after the Pentagon's updated National Military Strategy slammed Chinese claims in the South China Sea as aggressive and inconsistent with internat...
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Flashmob choir interrupts TTIP congress 3.7.2015 NewsTrust Yahoo Pipes Feed

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership is a secret EU/US trade agreement that "puts the right to profit above all other rights," in the words of one MEP. Read the rest

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Sledging crackdown killing excitement in cricket: Warner 3.7.2015 New Kerala: World News
Sydney, July 3 : Australia opening batsman David Warner on Friday insisted that the recent moves by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to crack down on sledging are taking the excitement out of the game.
Yemen: Amid unfolding humanitarian "catastrophe," Ban calls for end to hostilities 3.7.2015 New Kerala: World News
New York, July 3 : United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon repeated on Wednesday his call for an immediate end to the fighting in Yemen to help stem the unfolding humanitarian "catastrophe" in the country.
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