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Corbyn standing up to pro-Israel oligarchy: Analyst

UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s plan to recognize the state of Palestine shows his determination to defeat the pro-Israeli “oligarchy” currently controlling Britain, says E. Michael Jones, a political analyst in Indiana. Corbyn revealed his party’s new manifesto on Tuesday for the upcoming general elections, which called for an end ...

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Refugee business in hands of mafia in Italy

Mafia clans have been running refugee reception centres in Italy for over a decade making millions of euros. A recent police operation led to the arrest of 68 individuals many of whom belonged to a powerful southern Italy mafia ring. Our correspondent in Rome Max Civili has more in this ...

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General strike over new cuts paralyzes Greece

Labor unions in Greece have staged a 24-hour strike across the country against new austerity measures demanded by the country’s international creditors, causing major disruptions in travel and public services. The walkout on Wednesday shut down maritime traffic for a second day as many flights had to be cancelled or ...

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South Korea’s President Moon says war with North highly possible

South Korea’s newly-elected President Moon Jae-in has warned of a “high possibility” of conflict with North Korea amid the latter’s rapidly advancing missile and military nuclear programs. “The reality is that there is a high possibility of a military conflict at the NLL (Northern Limit Line) and military demarcation line,” ...

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Indian actress speaks out on Kashmir dispute

‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ actress Huma Qureshi has said that on Tuesday that Indian news channels do not portray the true image of Kashmir valley. In an interview with BBC Urdu, Qureshi said: “News channels are not painting a true image of the picturesque valley… they tell very little about it.” ...

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Militants attack TV, radio building in Afghanistan

Afghan security forces have engaged three gunmen who have attacked a state radio and television building in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar Province. The gunmen began the Wednesday attack by detonating a bomb and managed to enter the state-run radio and television building in the provincial capital Jalalabad. The building is close to ...

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