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July 31, 2013

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Here’s Why The Zimmerman Verdict Matters -

Sunday, July 14, 2013

BREAKING! UK Government Spied On Allies At TWO G20 Summits (Video) -

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Swiss Support Tougher Asylum Legislation as Refugee Numbers Spike -

Monday, June 10, 2013

American Woman Killed in Syria Fighting for Terrorists, Syrian TV Claims (Video) -

Friday, May 31, 2013

CO2 in the Air Reached its Highest Level in Human History -

Friday, May 10, 2013

Terms of the New Abortion Bill Agreed by Irish Cabinet -

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Boston In Lockdown As Manhunt Intensifies -

Friday, April 19, 2013

2 Dead, Dozens Injured After Boston Marathon Bombing -

Monday, April 15, 2013

Fast Food Workers in New York Stage Surprise Strike -

Saturday, April 6, 2013

N. Korean Rhetoric Provokes Missile Shield Deployment -

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Eyewitness Accounts from Meiktila Massacre -

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Sudan to Free All Political Prisoners -

Monday, April 1, 2013

A New Free Press In Burma Juxtaposed With Genocide: The World Will Be Watching -

Friday, March 29, 2013

Pressure Builds to End Ethnic Violence in Myanmar -

Friday, March 29, 2013

Activists Demand Action As Further Genocide Looms -

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Cyprus Reaches Last-Minute Bailout Deal With EU -

Monday, March 25, 2013

Myanmar Muslims Brace for Possible Genocide -

Sunday, March 24, 2013

IMF Chief Lagarde’s Home Searched over Tapie Scandal -

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Cyprus Crisis Deepens as the Country Rejects Bailout -

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

HSBC Faces Criminal Charges in Argentina -

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

USA Drones Assisted Roboski Massacre

On December 29, 2011, Turkish warplanes killed 35 Kurdish boys and men in an air strike near the Iraqi Kurdistan border, Roboski (Uludere), when smugglers were mistaken for PKK militants. An article dated May 12, 2012 in Wall Street Journal reported that it was a U.S. Predator drone that spotted the caravan and American officers alerted Turkey. Report also claimed the U.S. helps provide intelligence for operations in Turkey but plays no direct role in any strikes. Roj TV reported that the dead were among a group of up to 35 people, ranging in age from 16 to 20, who…

Air Force Stops Releasing Data on Afghanistan Drone Strikes

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After facing heavy criticism over the U.S. Military’s use of remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), the Air Force Daily News reported that the Air Force would be reversing a policy designed to increase transparency by releasing the number of strikes that were carried out each month. On March 7th, 2013, the February summary showed that strike numbers had been removed from the data. The U.S. Central Command stated that the policy was reversed because the release of the data puts too much emphasis on the airstrikes, which only make up a small percentage of RPA missions. A Department of Defense spokesperson…

Rand Paul Ends Confirmation Filibuster, White House Responds

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Progressive writers and commentators are tripping over themselves today throughout the blogosphere and social media universe, as they try to reconcile their feelings regarding Republican Senator Rand Paul and his nearly record setting filibuster on the Senate floor, in which he sought to block the confirmation of Paul Brennan to the position CIA Director. Citing what he described as grave concerns over the Obama Administration’s unmanned drone program, which has created numerous political firestorms in recent weeks, Paul stated that he planned to speak as long as he could to draw attention to something he found “very disturbing.” “I will…

Are Drones Already Over USA?

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Amid the controversy over a newly-released memo, documenting the CIA’s policy on the targeted killing of American citizens with drones, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has released a list of public organizations that have applied for a special permission to use drones over USA towns and cities. Permission certificate, called Certificate of Authorization (COA), allows universities, police departments, and government agencies, including the U.S. Army, the FBI, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), NASA and the Department of Homeland Security to utilize drones for surveillance purposes. The list includes 81 public entities that have applied for FAA drone authorizations…