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US/NATO Embrace Psy-ops and Info-War 3.9.2015 ConsortiumNews.com
Exclusive: The U.S. government and NATO have entered the Brave New World of “strategic communications,” merging psy-ops, propaganda and P.R. in order to manage the perceptions of Americans and the world’s public, reports veteran war correspondent Don North. By Don North As reflected in a recent NATO conference in Latvia and in the Pentagon’s new…
John Kerry’s Impassioned Remarks on the Iran Nuclear Deal 3.9.2015 The Moderate Voice

Introduced by a Republican, former Senator Richard Lugar of Indiana, Secretary of State John Kerry today made an impassioned speech at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia in support of the Iran nuclear agreement. While some refer to his speech as being “in defense’ of the treaty, technically that is no longer necessarily so. With [...]

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Pentagon spots Chinese military ships off Alaskan coast 3.9.2015 LA Times: Top News
Chinese naval ships spotted off Alaska coast during Obama visit to state 3.9.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Spokesman says it’s the first time the country’s ships have been spotted in the area, coinciding with a visit by president to the Last Frontier

The Pentagon has confirmed the presence of five Chinese naval vessels in the Bering Sea between Russia and Alaska, which Barack Obama is currently visiting.

It was believed to be the first time Chinese military ships have been spotted in the area and is another sign of China’s global presence expanding far beyond its own shores.

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Weaponising n-power in Iran will never be legitimate: Kerry 2.9.2015 New Kerala: World News
Washington, Sep 2 : Iran's civilian nuclear programme may be legitimised under international law, reinforced by a deal reached with world powers on July 14, but Iran's efforts to weaponise that programme will forever be illegitimate under the deal, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday.
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Here's what you need to know about the European migrant crisis 2.9.2015 L.A. Times - World News
The architects of the European Union set out decades ago to create an alliance free of national obstacles to the movement of people and the products of their labor.
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Death row delay for Pakistan paraplegic 2.9.2015 New Kerala: World News
Islamabad, Sep 2 : Pakistani prison officials have missed Tuesday's court deadline to explain how they would hang a paraplegic.
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An Afghan Girl Buries Her Toy Gun and Says… 2.9.2015 Truthout - All Articles
Sakina breaks a toy gun before burying it. Inam and other street kids await their turn. (Photo: Dr. Hakim) Ten-year-old Sakina, an Afghan street kid, had this to say, "I don't like to be in a world of war. I like to be in a world of peace." On 27th August 2015, Sakina and Inam, with fellow Afghan street kids and the Afghan Peace Volunteers, held a mock funeral for weapons and celebrated the establishment of a green space in Kabul. Dressed in long black coats, they broke and buried toy guns in a small spot where, over the past two years, they have been planting trees. Sakina breaks a toy gun before burying it. Inam and other street kids await their turn. Inam, a bright-eyed ten year old, caught the group's energetic desire to build a world without war. "I kept toy guns till about three years ago," he acknowledged with a smile. On the same day, Nobel Laureate Oscar Arias Sanchez, ex-President of Costa Rica, was in Mexico for the Arms Trade Treaty's First Conference of States Parties. In his statement at ...
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PCB to monitor tainted trio, as ban on Butt and Asif ends 2.9.2015 New Kerala: World News
Karachi,Sep.2 : The ICC's five-year ban on former Pakistan skipper Salman Butt and bowler Mohammad Asif ended today, but the pair will be put under strict monitoring by Pakistan Cricket Board(PCB) before being allowed to play again.
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Kohli becomes top ranked T20I batsman 2.9.2015 New Kerala: World News
Mumbai, Sep 2 : India Test skipper Virat Kohli has become the No.1 ranked Twenty20 International (T20I) batsman in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings.
How the Iran vote is engineered to pass 2.9.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
When Congress votes on the deal this month, it will be considered under rules that favor the president, even if his opponents gain a majority.
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Minority Rules: Capitol Hill Vote Tactics Displayed In Iran Deal 2.9.2015 NPR: Morning Edition
When Congress votes on the deal this month, it will be considered under rules that favor the president, even if his opponents gain a majority.
Politix Update: Why Republicans Have Become Incapable Of Governing 2.9.2015 The Moderate Voice

Has the Republican Party become incapable of governing? Or so opposed to anything Barack Obama says or does that oiling the wheels of government is merely an afterthought? Or perhaps beholden to a restive base that so loathes Washington that it equates governance with a sexually-transmitted disease? The answer is some of each, and the [...]

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Sri Lankan off-spinner Kaushal reported for suspect action 2.9.2015 New Kerala: World News
Colombo, Sep 2 : Sri Lanka off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal has been reported with a suspected illegal bowling action during the third Test match against India, an International Cricket Council (ICC) statement said on Wednesday.
Botham calls for end to 'corrupt' IPL 2.9.2015 New Kerala: World News
London, Sep 2 : Describing the Indian Premier League (IPL) as too powerful for the good of world cricket, England legend Ian Botham has called for an end to the star-studded tournament.
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Remarkable lives: care home residents get the chance to tell their stories 2.9.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page
From an England cricketer to Winston Churchill’s secretary, a new project highlights older people’s acheivements In the 1950s and 1960s, Tom Graveney played test cricket for England. He captained Gloucestershire and Worcestershire county teams, was awarded an OBE, and in 2009 was inducted into the ICC cricket hall of fame . Now aged 88, he lives in a care home in Gloucestershire. Graveney is one of many residents who inspired Martin Hughes, chief executive of care home group Lilian Faithfull , to celebrate the lives of those who live in its residential homes. Hughes realised that so many residents had “led such rich and varied lives, and had given so much to society”. So he started a project, called Remarkable Lives , to highlight the achievements and histories of people living in the charity’s care ...
A preview of new gear China's military showing off at parade 2.9.2015 AP Top News
BEIJING (AP) -- When China rolls out its latest armaments Thursday for a lavish parade commemorating the defeat of Japan in World War II, defense experts and foreign armies will be watching closely for any revelations about new military capabilities....
NPC rejects domestic probe into ‘war crimes’ 2.9.2015 Hindu: Home
The Northern Provincial Council (NPC) of Sri Lanka on Tuesday urged the international community to establish an international tribunal to try those alleged to have committed the crimes against Tam...
Consult emerging powers on tackling terror, U.S. told 2.9.2015 Hindu: Home
Former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday called upon the United States and its allies to seek advice from and consult with the “three emerging great powers” — India, China and Russia —...
Ishant, Chandimal suspended for one match each 1.9.2015 New Kerala: World News
Sep 1 : India pacer Ishant Sharma and Sri Lankan wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Chandimal were suspended for one international match each for breaching ICC's code of conduct during the third Test match here, an International Cricket Council statement said on Tuesday.
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