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‘Royal Parasites’: Activists, Citizens Protest the Elites’ $42M Royal Wedding As Population Faces Austerity

London (teleSUR) – As the British monarchy celebrated another royal wedding and mainstream media dedicated countless hours of coverage to the elaborate spectacle brought to you by taxpayers’ money, Europe’s Republican parties came together in the convention of the Alliance of European Republican Movements in Central London. Republican campaigners from around Europe, including Denmark, the Netherlands, Norway and […]

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IAEA Chief Confirms Iran’s Compliance with Nuclear Deal

Rome (TeleSUR) – Despite accusations by the Trump administration against Iran’s compliance with the nuclear deal, the U.N. nuclear agency chief denied these claims. The International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Yukiya Amano has confirmed that Iran is conforming to the terms of the 2015 nuclear agreement, despite accusations by the Donald Trump administration that Iran has failed […]

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Hurricane Max Arrives off Mexico’s Southwestern Coast

Mexico City (TeleSUR) – The rainfall could cause “life-threatening flash floods and mudslides.” Hurricane Max has made landfall off the southwestern coast of Mexico, triggering warnings of life-threatening storm conditions for a long stretch of coastal communities including the resort city of Acapulco. The Category One storm forced authorities to declare a hurricane warning along Mexico’s coast stretching from Zihuatanejo to Punta Maldonado. It has brought […]

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‘Threats everyday’: Iraqi Kurds Opposing Independence Vote Face Threats

Erbil (MEE) – Most Iraqi Kurds aspire to their own state but ‘No For Now’ campaigners see the vote as a political gamble to benefit the presidency. Many would call Shaswar Abdulwahid a brave man. As the founder of the “No For Now” campaign in Iraqi Kurdistan, he has called on voters to reject the proposal that the […]

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Tiring of Standoff; Qatar and Iran Reestablish Ties

Doha (GPA) – With no end of the Saudi blockade in sight, Qatar and Iran have re-established diplomatic relations instead. With the list of Saudi demands hanging over their heads for nearly two months, it seems Qatar has lost patience with Riyadh. There are quite of few appalling orders on that list, relations between Doha […]

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Former Netanyahu Aide Turns State’s Witness in (Both) Corruption Cases

Tel Aviv (GPA) – Former Netanyahu Aide, Ari Harow, has turned state’s witness in two bribery cases against the current Israeli Prime Minister. Harow has agreed to cooperate with Israeli prosecutors in the ongoing corruption investigations as a part of his own plea bargain.  Although Netanyahu dismissed this latest development in a Facebook video, calling it “the scandal of the […]

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Russia Expelling US Diplomats as Response to Latest Sanctions

Moscow (GPA) – Triggered by a new round of sanctions, Russia expelling US diplomats comes as the predictable – though long delayed – response to one of Obama’s last geopolitical moves. Following Congress’ passage of new sanctions targeting Russia, Iran and North Korea, Russia has responded by issuing an order to the US, and several other countries, […]

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Russian Airbase in Syria Renewed for Another 50 Years

Damascus (MEE) – The base has been central to Moscow’s military campaign in Syria. Vladimir Putin has signed a law ratifying a deal with the Syrian government allowing Russia to keep its air base in Syria for almost half a century, official documents show. Related: China Joins With Russia In Calls For Investigation Into Syrian Chemical Weapon Claims The […]

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Russia’s New Weapons: Aircraft Carriers No Longer Rule the Seas

Moscow (SCF) – The US Navy received the first of its new generation aircraft carriers, USS Gerald R. Ford, on June 1, moving the $13 billion ship closer to becoming operational. It is expected to be commissioned this summer. Two other Ford-class carriers, the John F. Kennedy and Enterprise, are also planned. The ship can carry more aircraft, weapons and fuel with its larger […]

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

London (FAIR) – There were 771 words in NPR.org‘s lead day-after story (6/9/17) on the results of the British elections. None of them were “Jeremy” or “Corbyn.” That’s odd, because surely one of the most noteworthy aspects of the election was the surprisingly strong showing of the Labour Party under the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn. Widely expected to […]

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