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Africa Europe

Migrant Deaths in Mediterranean in 2017 Pass 2,000

Mediterranean Sea (Tasnim) – More than 2,000 migrants have died attempting treacherous boat crossings to Europe so far this year, following three more shipwrecks announced on World Refugee Day. The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said 129 asylum seekers were missing and presumed dead after a dinghy launched by smugglers in Libya started taking on water […]

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UN Appoints New Special Envoy to Libya, Replacing Martin Kobler

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Officials Steal Food Aid Meant for Boko Haram Survivors

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Libya’s HoR Announces Cutting (Non-Existent) Diplomatic Ties with Qatar

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Middle East Russia Turkey

Russia Sees No Obstacles to Arms Deliveries to Turkey: Official

Ankara (Tasnim) – There are no obstacles for signing a deal between Turkey and Russia on deliveries of Russian arms and other military equipment, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin told Sputnik on Sunday. The negotiations on possible deliveries of the Russian S-400 air defense systems to Turkey have taken place since 2016. In March 2017, […]

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Putin: US Routinely Meddles in Russian and Other Nations’ Elections

Trump continues a self-destructive U.S. policy in Syria

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Iran Set to Release Documents Linking US with ISIS

Tehran (DR) – Hamid Reza Moghadam Far, an official representing the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has stated that Iran plans on releasing new documents demonstrating that not only was the US systematic in the founding of ISIS but that the US continues to aid the Salafist terrorist group in spite of public statements coming from Washington. According […]

Russia Will Consider US Aircraft in Syria For What They Are: Hostile Forces

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Trump to Reverse Cuba Policy, Reinstate ‘Regime Change’ Goals

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Africa Europe

Migrant Deaths in Mediterranean in 2017 Pass 2,000

Mediterranean Sea (Tasnim) – More than 2,000 migrants have died attempting treacherous boat crossings to Europe so far this year, following three more shipwrecks announced on World Refugee Day. The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said 129 asylum seekers were missing and presumed dead after a dinghy launched by smugglers in Libya started taking on water […]

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The Day After Corbyn’s Surprise Surge, NPR Would Rather Talk About Buckethead

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Britain’s Gambling Tories Now Risk Irish Peace

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Asia China North America South China Sea United States

Forget Discussions About Peace and Stability — Washington’s Policy in the South China Sea Is Confrontational

Beijing (SCF) – The American guided missile destroyer USS Dewey was reported as having carried out a ‘freedom of navigation operation’ or FONOP in the South China Sea on May 24. According to the US Naval Institute the undertaking involved manoeuvres «within 12 nautical miles of Mischief Reef for about 90 minutes zig-zagging in the water near the installation. At […]

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Asia North America North Korea United States

US Media’s Silence on Latest Missile Test by North Korea Shows There’s Nothing They Can Do

Pyongyang (GPA) – The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) tested another ballistic missile over the weekend and the reception among US media and government has been predictably quiet. The missile test occurs at the same time the US is preparing to carry out a missile intercept drill off the coast of California. The US exercise seems […]

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Asia Philippines

Philippines: Martial Law Threatens Escalation of Abuses

Manila (HRW) – Duterte Places Mindanao Under Military Rule, Suspends Habeas Corpus The Philippine government’s declaration of martial law in the southern island of Mindanao threatens to widen the scope of abuses under President Rodrigo Duterte, Human Rights Watch said today. On May 23, 2017, the Duterte administration declared martial law and suspended habeas corpus after […]

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