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UN Calls on Turkey to End State of Emergency, Torture, Purging Civil Servants

Ankara (TP) – The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on Tuesday called on the Turkish government to promptly end an ongoing state of emergency, torture and passport cancellation as well as a ban imposed on dismissed public servants from rejoining the civil service. In a 28-page report issued on Tuesday the OHCHR called on […]

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RT Could Lose License Over UK-Russia Diplomatic Row

London (TLS) – Tensions are due to an attack on double agent Sergei Skripal in early March. Russia Today (RT), the Russian government-funded international media outlet, may lose its broadcasting license in the United Kingdom after Prime Minister Theresa May told members of parliament it was “highly likely” that Russia was behind the nerve agent attack on double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter. Skripal […]

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British MPs Ask to Visit Mohamed Morsi in Egyptian Prison

London (MEMO) – A cross-party group of senior British MPs has petitioned the Egyptian government to allow access to the jailed former president Mohamed Morsi, amid reports that his health has seriously deteriorated, says The Guardian. Morsi is being held in isolation in Tora prison and his family has been allowed to visit him only twice since he was […]

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Dutch Lies Over Putin’s ‘Aggression’ Expose NATO War Agenda

Amsterdam (SCF) – Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte was this week forced to bear a parliamentary vote of no confidence after his foreign minister finally came clean over a dangerous lie he has been telling for two years concerning Russian President Vladimir Putin. Halbe Zijlstra quit in shame on Monday as the country’s foreign minister after admitting that a story […]

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Israel Alarmed by Growing Ukrainian Antisemitism

Kiev (GPA) – Israel is apparently surprised by the findings of the new report showing an uptick in Ukrainian antisemitism. This year’s report on global incidents of anti-Semitic hate-crimes by the Ministry for Diaspora Affairs (MDA) has singled out Ukraine as an odd case in Eastern Europe. Ukrainian Anti-Semitism Worst In Post-Soviet Europe According to […]

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Europe Standing Up to Trump at Davos?

Davos (SCF) – US President Trump swung into the snow-capped Alpine resort of Davos with expectations of a cool reception from the assembled political and financial leaders. “Into the lion’s den,” said one news anchor, as Trump brought his “America First” agenda to the annual World Economic Forum which is associated with “globalism” and the supposed antithesis of […]