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The shooting down of a Turkish drone near Tripoli and the capture of six Turkish sailors by Gen. Haftar’s forces reveals the Turkey’s and Egypt’s involvement on both sides of the civil war. Meanwhile Haftar’s forces are accused of bombing a migration detention center near Tripoli, killing 44 and injuring 130 The post Libya’s Civil […]

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Pakistani Man Kills HIV-Infected Wife Amid Regional Epidemic

May 30, 2019           |                                       

Police say a man has killed his HIV-positive wife in southern Pakistan, where nearly 700 people, most of them children, have tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS. Authorities on May 29 said the killing of the 32-year-old woman took place in the village of Sikarpur outside the city of Larkana in Sindh Province, […]

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We urgently need to wean ourselves off our addictive consumption, to stop identifying with the system that is killing us, writes Jonathan Cook. By JonathanCook I don’t write much directly about climate collapse, even though by any measure it is by far the most important issue any of us will face in our lifetimes. […]

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Pakistani Prime Minister Begins First Official Visit To Iran

April 21, 2019           |                                       

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has begun his first official visit to neighboring Iran for talks set to focus on strengthening bilateral ties, “fighting terrorism, and safeguarding borders,” Iranian state media reported. The two-day trip started on April 21 with a stopover in the holy city of Mashhad, where Khan was expected to visit the […]

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Pakistan Says Iran-Based Group Behind Deadly Attack

April 20, 2019           |                                       

Pakistan has urged Iran to take action against terrorist groups believed to be behind the killing of 14 soldiers earlier this week. “We hope that Iran will take visible action,” Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said during an April 20 press conference. Qureshi said 15 gunmen wearing military uniforms ambushed a bus in southwestern Balochistan […]

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The Trump Administration Has Thrown Out Protections for Migratory Birds

April 14, 2019           |                                       

Ocasio-Cortez Is Winning the Battle Against GOP Sexists A Progressive US Policy Must Extend Beyond Open Borders Trump’s New Proposal Cheats 8 Million Working People of Overtime Pay Insurance Industry Whistleblower Exposes Effort to Crush Medicare for All Strikes Are the Only Way Out of Our Current Crisis “Medicare-X” Wouldn’t Expand Access to Reproductive Health […]

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At 9:30 in the morning of March 26, the start of the fifth year of the Saudi-led coalition war against Yemen, the entrance to a rural hospital in the northwest part of the country was teeming as patients waited to be seen and employees arrived at work. Suddenly, missiles from an airstrike hit the hospital, […]

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Thirteen Killed In Crash Of Military Helicopter In Kazakhstan

March 27, 2019           |                                       

A Kazakh military helicopter has crashed on a training flight, killing all 13 people on board, the Defense Ministry said. The ministry said the helicopter went down on March 27 in the Zhalagash region in southern Kazakhstan, east of the Aral Sea. The Mi-8 helicopter was part of a group of aircraft flying from Aktau […]

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Report: Saudi Airstrikes Kill at Least 50 Houthis in Yemen’s Maarib Province

March 25, 2019           |                                       

According to the Saudi-backed Yemeni government, a series of Saudi-led airstrikes targeted the Maarib Province on Monday, killing at least 50 members of the Shi’ite Houthi movement. The attacks centered on Serwah District, the last district in oil-rich Maarib that is under the control of the Houthis. It’s unclear who the targeted Houthis were, and […]

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U.S. Lawmakers Overwhelmingly Condemn Kremlin For Nemtsov Killing

March 13, 2019           |                                       

WASHINGTON — U.S. lawmakers have passed a measure that sharply criticizes Vladimir Putin for what it says is the Kremlin’s involvement in the killing of opposition activist Boris Nemtsov and the targeting of other political opponents. The House of Representatives passed the nonbinding resolution 416-1 on March 12. “This resolution condemns the Kremlin’s systematic targeting […]

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U.S. Senators Complain White House Not Releasing New Info On Khashoggi's Death

March 4, 2019           |                                       

U.S. senators are complaining again that President Donald Trump’s administration is not releasing new information about the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Lawmakers attended a closed-door hearing on March 4 to hear what the White House is doing regarding the killing of Khashoggi, who lived part-time in Virginia. Republican Senator Marco Rubio told reporters […]

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