Venezuela’s Maduro says UN rights report full of lies
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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro poses for pictures before meeting the European Union (EU)’s special adviser for Venezuela Enrique Iglesias at the Miraflores Presidential Palace in Caracas, Venezuela, on July 9, 2019. (Photo by AFP) Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has slammed … Read More

As Trump closes US doors to migrants, Latin Americans look to Europe
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Migrants from Honduras head north through Guatemala in January 2019. The difficulty and danger of the journey to the US is a factor in a rise in Latin American migrants heading for Europe. Photograph: Stringer/Reuters Venezuelans are behind only Syrians … Read More

Putin on brink: Russian President under threat as he faces new unexpected domestic dilemma
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RUSSIA’s Vladimir Putin is under severe threat as some have criticized the President for the running of the Russian economy and there is one specific problem he is now facing. Russia news: Putin under severe domestic pressure (Image: GETTY) The Government … Read More

Vladimir Putin’s Russia is rehabilitating Stalin. We must not let it happen
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An archive of artifacts from Stalin’s brutal reign should stand as evidence against Putin’s vision of a ‘heroic’ Soviet past Irina Sherbakova was a founding member of the human rights organization Memorial  ‘An image of Stalin as a strong leader … Read More

Yemen cholera outbreak 2019: More cases than all of last year
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Cholera cases have picked up dramatically in Yemen in 2019, in fact, during the first six months of this year, the total cholera cases are more than all of 2018. According to official data, Yemen saw 371,326 cholera cases, including … Read More

Iran warns EU to avoid escalation over breach of uranium enrichment cap
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Iranian technicians work at the Isfahan Uranium Conversion Facilities (UCF), 420 kms south of Tehran, 03 February 2007. [AFP PHOTO/BEHROUZ MEHRI / Getty] Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has warned European signatories to the 2015 nuclear deal to avoid escalations in … Read More

Labour is finally backing a second referendum. Is it too little, too late?
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The unions have cornered Jeremy Corbyn into agreeing to a second Brexit vote. But, as ever, it’s not that simple. The question is whether Corbyn has left it too late to get the credit for belatedly and begrudgingly doing what … Read More

A Political Murder and Far-Right Terrorism: Germany’s New Hateful Reality
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An honor guard at the coffin of the murdered German politician Walter Lübcke during his memorial service this month in Kassel, Germany.CreditCreditSean Gallup/Getty Images BERLIN — The death threats started in 2015 when Walter Lübcke defended the refugee policy of … Read More

Tension between Japan and South Korea is rising, and it looks set to drag down trade
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KEY POINTS Tensions between Tokyo and Seoul are intensifying after Japan imposed new restrictions on exports that could hit South Korea’s tech industry. One analyst suggests the situation could escalate further, with the two governments engaging “in a tit-for-tat exchange of … Read More

China blames US ‘bullying’ for Iran nuclear crisis
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BEIJING: China on Monday (Jul 8) said “unilateral bullying” by the United States was the cause behind the escalating Iran nuclear crisis, after Tehran announced it was set to breach its uranium enrichment cap. “The facts show that unilateral bullying has already … Read More

Germany rejects US request to deploy ground troops in Syria
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Peshmerga soldiers disassemble a Milan anti-tank missile system after a day of training with German soldiers at Bnaslawa, Iraq, Jan. 26, 2017. Image: Sgt. Josephine Carlson/US Army Germany said Monday it had no plans to send ground troops to Syria, … Read More

A Political Murder and Far-Right Terrorism: Germany’s New Hateful Reality
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An honor guard at the coffin of the murdered German politician Walter Lübcke during his memorial service this month in Kassel, Germany.CreditCreditSean Gallup/Getty Images BERLIN — The death threats started in 2015 when Walter Lübcke defended the refugee policy of … Read More

Netanyahu calls Iran’s uranium enrichment increase ‘very dangerous’
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu – Photo: Ohad Zwigenberg Iranian announcement to further scale back its commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal was met with unease in Israel as both the prime minister and the energy minister called on the European … Read More

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