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Donetsk Declared ‘Successor State’ to Ukraine, Malorossiya [Video]

Donetsk (GPA) – Frustrated with the ongoing failure of the Minsk agreements and other ceasefire deals, the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) has declared the founding of a new state to end the Ukrainian conflict: Malorossiya. The announcement was made yesterday by the leader of the DPR, Alexander Zakharchenko, declaring the new state of Malorossiya (or […]

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UK Bends Rules to Allow London Listing of Saudi Oil Giant Aramco

London (MEE) – Authorities plan to exempt state-owned firms from some governance rules, as Saudi Arabia prepares partial sell-off of world’s largest oil firm. The UK’s financial regulator is to loosen regulations that would allow Saudi Arabia’s national oil company to list on London’s stock exchange, the first shot in a war with the US to […]

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Bastille Day: Macron’s Upcoming Crash Course in French Revolutionary Tradition

Paris – France will be celebrating their 139th Bastille day on July 14th; an event commemorating the seizure of the notorious political prison by Parisian workers that was a major event in the toppling of the Ancien regime under King Louis XVI and establishing the first revolutionary European republic. The new French president Emmanuel Macron should take […]

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UK Says Report Into Extremist Funding Will Remain Secret

London (MEE) – Government critics have accused PM Theresa May of suppressing the report due to incriminating evidence relating to Saudi Arabia. The UK government has confirmed that it will not be publishing the findings of an inquiry into the funding of “extremism” despite declaring on Wednesday that it was the “best picture we have […]

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Erdogan Could Face an Arrest Warrant in Sweden as Lawmakers Sue him for Genocide

Stockholm (AHT) – On Monday, five Swedish lawmakers from the Left and Green parties signed the complaint to the Swedish International Public Prosecution Offices with regard to the conflict in Turkey’s Kurdish-majority region, where Kurdish militants and Turkish security forces are engaged in clashes since their ceasefire collapsed in 2015. The lawsuit is the first of its kind […]

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UK High Court Rules Saudi Conduct in Yemen “Not Irrational or Unlawful”

London (GPA) – The London High Court has ruled in favor of the UK government following a lawsuit raised by the Campaign Against the Arms Trade (CAAT). Which focused on violations of international humanitarian laws perpetrated by Saudi Arabia since beginning their war against Yemen– now in its third year. Despite the overwhelming 53 pages of evidence, two […]

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Catalonia to Declare Independence if ‘Si’ Vote Wins Referendum

Madrid (TeleSUR) – Gabriela Serra, member of the Popular Unity Candidacy party said if ‘Si’ wins a majority of votes, Catalonia will “immediately” declare independence. “Do you want Catalonia to be an independent state in the form of a republic?” This is the question that will be posed to voters throughout Catalonia in an Oct. 1 referendum – […]

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Trump’s Missteps Cause China and Germany to Forge Stronger Economic Ties

Berlin (GPA) – US President Donald Trump’s increasingly protectionist trade policy is paving the way for a “new phase” in global relations according to Chinese President Xi Jinping. This morning a meeting to place between President Xi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the opening of a garden in the Berlin Zoo. Despite the unique setting, the […]

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British PM ‘Burying’ Report Exposing Saudi Funding of Extremism in UK

London (MEMO) – The British Prime Minister has been accused of “covering up” a report exposing terrorism funding by Saudi Arabia. Prominent British MPs have accused Number Ten burying a report that was originally commissioned by the former Prime Minster David Cameron in an effort to strike a deal with the Liberal Democrats to secure their support for […]

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Corbyn Defied Media Rules by Linking UK Wars to Terrorism

London (FAIR) – When a terrorist killed 22 at a May 22 concert filled with young people in England’s Manchester, most journalists—especially US ones—assumed it would help the struggling Conservative Party and its standard-bearer, Prime Minister Theresa May, win the snap election she had called for June 8, just 17 days ahead. That is, after all, the conventional […]

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