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Is China Entering Its Own Military Quagmire Abroad?
World  (tags: world, violence, politics, china, africa, interesting, news )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - theweek.com
Chinese troops are being deployed in a restive, oil-rich region in a far-off continent. What could possibly go wrong?
Guess What! World Leaders Promote GMOs for Us While They Eat Organic!
World  (tags: world, humanrights, usa, gmos, politicians )

Rose
- 10 hours ago - lankaweb.com
Shenali D Waduge There is a saying that what is not good for the goose cannot be good for the gander. In other words, why are all those promoting genetically modified foods for the rest of the world not eating GMOs but eating organic
Which Group Poses a Bigger Threat to US and Europe Than ISIS?
World  (tags: world, violence, society, politics, news, middle-east )

Cal
- 1 day ago - jpost.com
New York Times' quotes American officials as saying focus on Islamic State threat has allowed group led by former close associate of Osama bin Laden to go under the radar.
Why GM Crops Will Not Feed the World
World  (tags: corruption, crime, ethics, freedoms, government, HumanRights, interesting, food, hunger, genetic engineering, GMOs, politics, society, UnitedNations, world )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - motherearthnews.com
Last spring marked a tipping point for rising global food prices. Haiti's prime minister was ousted amid rice riots; Mexican tortillas have quadrupled in price. African countries were hit especially hard. According to the World Bank, global food prices
Eradicating Poverty Will Defeat Extremists: John Kerry
World  (tags: world, society, politics, violence, extremism )

Cal
- 3 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Top US diplomat John Kerry on Friday made a passionate plea to wipe out poverty and improve health and education as the most powerful antidote to the "toxic" beliefs of extremists.
South Sudan in Crisis ACTION
World  (tags: South Sudan, violence, world, human rights, famine, foreign aid workers dispelled )

Nancy
- 3 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Rain and humanitarian aid helped stall the onset of famine but a new threat looms -- renewed fighting.
Results of Scotland Independence Referendum: 'No' Campaign Victorious
World  (tags: Scotland indepenence vote, UK, politics, world, society, europe )

Cal
- 4 days ago - edition.cnn.com
Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom -- along with England, Wales and Northern Ireland -- following a historic referendum vote.
Australia Foils Islamic State Terror Plot to Commit Lee Rigby-Style Murders (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: ISIL, Australia, terrorism, plot, crime, government, conflict, violence, world, freedoms, news, politics )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Security forces in Australia have prevented an alleged Islamic State plot to carry out a filmed beheading of a random person in Sydney "within days" as part of a series of gruesome public executions.
Tell World Leaders to Act Now on Ebola ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: Ebola Outbreak, petition, Africa, WHO, world, death, ethics, government, Refugees&Relief, society )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - act.one.org
Tell world leaders to make bold commitments and help end the Ebola epidemic now.
Scotland Votes: UK Loses No Matter What the Outcome
World  (tags: Scotland independence vote, UK, world, politics, interesting, news, society )

Cal
- 4 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
A victory for Scotland's independence would mark the largest change to the United Kingdom since Scotland first joined in 1707
ISIS Makes $3M Per Day From Oil Smuggling, Human Trafficking
World  (tags: ISIS, oil smuggling, human trafficking, ransom for captives, world, evil business )

Nancy
- 6 days ago - nypost.com
The group also has earned hundreds of millions of dollars from smuggling antiquities out of Iraq to be sold in Turkey, al-Khatteeb said, and millions more from human trafficking by selling women and children as sex slaves.
World Bank to Roll Back Safeguards for Indigenous People
World  (tags: world, politics, WorldBank, protections for indigenous peoples, safeguards, indigenous rights, humanrights, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news )

Cal
- 6 days ago - theecologist.org
If passed by the Bank's Board, the changes would strip away a raft of essential human rights protections..
Pints With Politics as Scottish Pubs Debate Independence
World  (tags: world, politics, society, Scottish independence, Scottish independence from the UK, freedoms, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', news, government )

Cal
- 6 days ago - therakyatpost.com
Talking politics in British pubs can be a tricky subject but Scotland's independence referendum has prompted two Glasgow bars to pin their "Yes" and "No" colours to the counter.
Mexico to Airlift Tourists After Hurricane Odile
World  (tags: Mexico, Hurricane Odile, 9/15, tourists stranded, world, environment, habitat destruction )

Nancy
- 6 days ago - news.msn.com
Authorities said about 30,000 tourists, 26,000 of them foreigners, were being put up in temporary refuges or hotel areas converted to shelters. Luis Felipe Puente, national coordinator for Civil Protection, said the airlift would prioritize the elderly-
Gaza Ceasefire Proving Once Again to Be Part of the 'Occupation Game'
World  (tags: Gaza ceasefire, Israel, dishonesty, 'occupation game', Human Rights, media, middle-east, government, ethics, freedoms, world, violence, society )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Unlike what Western mainstream media coverage of the conflict suggests, Israel violates the vast majority of ceasefires first."It is overwhelmingly Israel that kills first after a pause in the conflict:79% of all conflict pauses were interrupted by Israel
 

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