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Cost of Living in China Nearly Half of That of United States

Washington D.C. (GPA) – The United States might be the wealthiest country in the world, but many Americans can’t tell. Over 43 million American citizens (roughly 14%) live below the poverty line struggling to pay for essential goods like rent, food, and other necessities. Furthermore, nearly 20 million Americans live in deep poverty (50% or […]

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Analysis: CIA Directors Pompeo, Petraeus & Brennan: 3 Views on North Korea

New York (GPA) – This week saw both a speech by the current CIA director Mike Pompeo and an interview with the former director David Petraeus that gave two different interpretations of the current tensions with North Korea. First up, is the current CIA director Pompeo, who spoke on Thursday at a meeting of the Foundation for […]

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Myanmar’s Colonial History Feeds Current Crisis of Rohingyas, Saudi Arabia and U.S.

Naypyidaw (WW) – The current corporate media attention to the abuses suffered by the mostly Muslim Rohingya people who have crossed from Myanmar into Bangladesh has raised questions as to what is really going on. Background information about the history of Myanmar is essential to an understanding. First called Burma, the name was changed in […]

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Duterte Declares Marawi Liberated from Terrorists

Manilla (TeleSUR) – Filippino President Rodrigo Duterte, during a visit, declared that Marawi City was “liberated.” The head of state was making his seventh trip to the city when he stated that the region was now free from ISIS-affiliated groups. “Ladies and gentlemen, I hereby declare Marawi City liberated from the terrorist influence that marks the beginning of […]

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Jimmy Carter Offers to Aid North Korea Negotiations

Plains, GA USA (GPA) – Former US President Jimmy Carter has told The New Yor Times that he would go to North Korea to aid negotiations if asked by the Trump Regime. In an interview published by The New York Times (NYT) on Sunday, former President Jimmy Carter told Times reporter Maureen Dowd that he would be […]

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Documents Reveal Active U.S. Support of Indonesian Mass Killings in 1960’s

Washington D.C. (CD) – While some describe the newly-released cables as showing the U.S. “stood by” as atrocities were committed, documents show American support amounted to active involvement Newly declassified files from the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta confirm the extent to which American officials supported the killings of hundreds of thousands of Indonesians in the 1960s, as […]

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Ayatollah Allocates about $300,000 to Assist Myanmar’s Rohingya

Tehran (TNA) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei allocated a total of 10 billion rials (about $300,000) to the assistance for Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar as some international human rights bodies have accused Myanmar’s government of crimes against humanity. Following a letter written by the representative of the Leader in the […]

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US Media Misses Mark on DPRK UN Address

New York (GPA) – North Korea called for global denuclearization on Monday, but all the US media is reporting is Pyongyang’s warning of the potential for nuclear war. The western media exploded in panic on Tuesday morning following an address to the UN by Kim In Ryong, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) deputy […]

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North Korea Reportedly Hacks South, Steals Military Assassination Plans

Pyongyang (GPA) – According to a South Korean lawmaker, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has stolen US and South Korean military plans. South Korean parliament member Rhee Cheol-hee, confirmed yesterday that the hack by the DPRK in September had hit South Korean defense systems. He also informed reporters that Pyongyang had made off […]

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Merkel Agrees to German Migrant Cap to Pursue Coalition Government

Berlin (MEE) – Merkel concedes Germany to accept a limit of 200,000 migrants yearly, but must convince Free Democrats, Greens. German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) reached a deal on migrant policy with her conservative Bavarian allies on Sunday, removing a major obstacle to pursuing talks on a coalition with other parties. In an apparent concession, […]

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