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US Warns New Venezuela Sanctions Possible over Maduro’s Call for Constituent Assembly

Caracas (TeleSUR) – An official confirmed Washington sees the constituent assembly as an attempt to keep Maduro in power, saying the U.S. could apply new sanctions. The United States criticized Tuesday Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s call for a constituent assembly to rewrite the country’s constitution, saying it was an attempt to stay in power in the face of opposition […]

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TPP Nations Resume Trade Talks in Canada Without US

Ottawa (GPA) – Canada and Japan are looking to take the lead in the post-TPP world, while civic organizations warn against reviving the controversial trade pact. The 11 counties remaining in the Trans-Pacific Partnership after the U.S. pulled out of the deal began new talks Tuesday in Canada to define next steps, while civil society […]

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MISOC: The U.S. Military’s Secret Brand of Fake News

Washington D.C. (ANTIMEDIA Op-Ed) – PSYOP/MISOC targets foreign governments, groups, and individuals. The government program is similar to journalism, a mode of communication that spreads information, but often spins the narrative, according to Colonel Curtis D. Boyd, Chief of Staff of the JFK Special Warfare Center and School at Fort Bragg, who gave a lecture on “The […]

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Merkel Calls for End to Saudi Airstrikes in Yemen

Berlin (Tasnim) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for an end to Saudi Arabian airstrikes in Yemen, during a visit to the Saudi coastal city of Jeddah on Sunday.  “We do not believe that there can be a military solution to this conflict,” Merkel said, expressing support for the UN-led attempt to find a diplomatic solution. […]

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NYT’s ‘Impossible to Verify’ North Korea Nuke Claim Spreads Unchecked by Media

New York (FAIR) – Buoyed by a total of 18 speculative verb forms—five “mays,” eight “woulds” and five “coulds”—New York Times reporters David E. Sanger and William J. Broad (4/24/17) painted a dire picture of a Trump administration forced to react to the growing and impending doom of North Korea nuclear weapons. “As North Korea Speeds Its Nuclear […]

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Venezuela Formally Begins Process to Exit ‘Interventionist’ OAS

Caracas (TeleSUR) – Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez said her country’s decision was based on dignity and sovereignty. Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez presented the official letter Thursday to start the process for the country to pull out of the Organization of American States, which she said was attempting to intervene and promote a coup in Venezuela. “Today we […]

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US Media: Simple Tricks to Provide Distorted Picture of Political Reality

Washington D.C. (SCF) – How biased are the US media, really? This is a frequently asked question. The answer is – they are biased very much and they know how to instill the vision of things in a quiet and unobtrusive way. Here is an example to prove the point. «Defense Secretary Mattis Arrives at […]

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Saudis Hire World’s Biggest PR Firm to Push ‘Muslim NATO’

Riyadh (MEE) – An international public relations firm is facing accusations of complicity in “whitewashing” alleged Saudi Arabian war crimes in Yemen after signing a deal to represent a Riyadh-dominated military alliance dubbed the “Muslim Nato”. Middle East Eye understands that Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman hired Burson-Marsteller last month to wage a […]

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Make No Mistake: There is a Media Blockade Against Venezuela

Caracas (VA) – Venezuela is in flames. Or at least parts of it is. Since April 4th, opposition militants have been carrying out targeted acts of violence, vandalism and arson, as well as deliberately clashing with security forces in an attempt to plunge the country into total chaos and forcefully remove the elected socialist government. It […]

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Iran Becomes S Korea’s No.2 Oil Supplier in 1st Quarter of 2017

Seoul (Tasnim) – Iran ranked as South Korea’s second-biggest oil exporter over the first three months of 2017 for the first time ever, a report said. South Korea’s March imports from Iran more than doubled from a year ago to a record of 18.54 million barrels, or 597,935 barrels per day (bpd), data from state-run Korea […]

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