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Labour MP Richard Burgon Calls For End Of Monarchy Before Swearing Allegiance To The Queen
World  (tags: UK, Politics, Labour Party, MP, Richard Burgon, Monarchy, Oath of Allegiance )

Brian
- 1 hour ago - huffingtonpost.co.uk
Labour MP Richard Burgon broke convention on Wednesday, by calling for the end to the Monarchy before affirming an oath of allegiance to the Queen.
KCR, Naidu Play Cat and Mouse in MLC Election
World  (tags: Andhra Pradesh, telangana, cat and mouse )

Raghu
- 5 hours ago - primepost.in
Telangana Chief Minister Chandrasekhar Rao kept his counterpart in AP CM Chandrababu Naidu on tenterhooks by indulging in a mind game whether to field a fifth candidate or not for the elections to the Legislative Council under the MLAs quota.
According to Government Records, the Most Prominent Form of Modern Slavery
World  (tags: world, humanrights, freedoms, Human Trafficking )

Rose
- 7 hours ago - globalslaveryindex.org
nationals and UK citizens for commercial sexual exploitation and forced labour, which affects both adults and children.1 Though the numbers of UK nationals trafficked outside of the country are small, there have been some cases identified.2
The Identity Crisis Frustrating Nepal's Quake Survivors
World  (tags: government, Refugees&Relief, Nepal, earthquake victims, identification, identity cards )

Naoko
- 7 hours ago - irinnews.org
"Verification of earthquake survivors is one of the most challenging aspects of relief work, because many survivors' papers are buried under the rubble," said Purna Chandra Bhattarai, joint secretary at MoFALD.
In Case You Didn't Know, Israel Is Above The Law
World  (tags: Israel, above, breaks, Swiss, law, Israeli, firm, oil, joint, venture )

Sam
- 7 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
After a Swiss court reportedly ordered an Israeli oil firm to compensate Iran over a scrapped joint venture, Israel said that its laws prohibited any payment to "the enemy."
Target 50% of US Aid to Those Who Need It the Most
World  (tags: foreign aid, poverty, postcards, petitions )

Freya
- 8 hours ago - act.one.org
Less than half of the money we spend on US global aid goes to the world's poorest countries. Let's make sure that the small amount of money we do spend on global aid goes to the people and places that need it the most.
No More Job Killing Trade Agreements - Petition
World  (tags: TPP, petition, race to the bottom, unelected bureaucrats )

Dandelion
- 9 hours ago - secure.ourfuture.org
They are at it again. Unelected bureaucrats meeting behind closed doors making decisions costing tens of thousands of good jobs. We should have learned our lesson by now. Bad trade agreements create a race to the bottom which benefits multinationals only
Iran Navy Fires at Singapore Ship in International Waters
World  (tags: iran, international waters, conflict, corruption, death, middle-east, politics, terrorism, violence, world )

Penny
- 9 hours ago - clarionproject.org
Coastguard vessels from the UAE came to the ships aid after hearing its cry for help. The Iranian patrol boats gave up the fight shortly thereafter.
Rohingya Women Exploited as Drug Mules and Prostitutes
World  (tags: Rohingya, refugees, plight of Rohingya, exploitation, prostitution, drug mules, victims )

Judy
- 10 hours ago - firstlook.org
The Rohingya are one of the most persecuted races today. With no legal status, if they get arrested and imprisoned it is more onerous for unregistered Rohingyas to acquire adequate and fair representation.
From Smiles To Tears
World  (tags: photography, children, Syrian Red Crescent aid, Damascus, war )

Dandelion
- 10 hours ago - widerimage.reuters.com
Photographers eyeview when a Syrian Red Crescent aid convoy in the capital Damascus arrives. Convoy was carrying medical aid and supplies used for activities to give psychological support to children affected by the war, therefore lots of children there.
Women and Biodiversity Feed the World, Not Corporations and GMOs
World  (tags: Women and Biodiversity )

Michael
- 11 hours ago - commondreams.org
Genetically engineered Golden Rice and GMO Bananas are being proposed by corporations hiding behind the cloak of academia as a solution to hunger and malnutrition in the Global South. But these are false miracles."
Space Command Moving Quickly to Uphold US Space Supremacy
World  (tags: Space war??? )

Michael
- 11 hours ago - spacewar.com
I would imagine the US, Russia and China already have them up there. There were rumors the PRC started launching back when Clinton was POTUS. They really got a lot from Slick Willy.
If Hamas Built Auschwitz-Style Ovens What Would the World Say?   video
World  (tags: Hamas, terrorists, terrorism, Gaza, Jews, violence, conflict, corruption, crime, freedoms, middle-east )

Penny
- 12 hours ago - youtube.com
CanadaâEUR(TM)s Sun News broadcast a piece in which it exposes Hamas as a terrorist organization, while acknowledging IsraelâEUR(TM)s right to defend itself. What this reporter does, is simply reveal what Hamas terrorists actually say themselves, even including qu
Revealed: BP's Close Ties With the UK Government
World  (tags: UK and BP ties )

Michael
- 13 hours ago - theguardian.com
Documents show the extent of BPâEUR(TM)s influence on government policy and how their intimate relationship is at odds with UK commitments to reduce carbon emissions
10 Conspiracy Theories That Turned Out to Be True
World  (tags: Conspiracy theories, proven, fact, false flags, ethics )

Evelyn
- 15 hours ago - nationofchange.org
The mere notion of the conspiracy theory has increasingly been stigmatized & ridiculed by mainstream news outlets, internet trolls, "rational" thinkers. we now know that many outlandish geopolitical & domestic "conspiracy theories" were & are truths
India Apr Gold Import 86.7 Tn Vs 43.2 Tn Yr Ago
World  (tags: india imported gold )

Raghu
- 16 hours ago - primepost.in
India imported 86.7 tn of gold in April, more than twice of 43.2 tn imported a year ago, a senior finance ministry official said. In March, gold imports had risen 140.6% year-on-year to 134.0 tn.
Gaddafi's Home Town Falls to Islamic State in Anarchic Libya
World  (tags: Libya )

Michael
- 16 hours ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Isn't the Arab Spring wonderful? They haven't taken it yet. The two warring factions should put aside their differences and rid themselves of this ISIS pestilence before they find themselves exterminated.
Activists: Islamic State Seizes More Than Half of Syria
World  (tags: Isis and Syria )

Michael
- 17 hours ago - usatoday.com
Islamic State fighters have reportedly seized about a third of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra after heavy fighting against the military and allied combatants.
Tortured, Scalped and Then Beheaded: Brazilian Blogger Murdered After Investigating Child Prostitution Read More: Http://Www.Da
World  (tags: Brazilian blogger murdered )

Michael
- 17 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
One of the reasons I won't be going to Brazil any time soon or to any of these countries where life is so cheap and the corruption runs at the highest levels. Not to say that it doesn't happen here either. There is an annual raffle in Toronto for kids.
Culturecide in Progress : ISIS Fighters Seize Ancient City Palmyra
World  (tags: Culturecide in Progress : ISIS Fighters )

Andy
- 18 hours ago - nytimes.com
Islamic State fighters have destroyed or damaged numerous ancient sites and sculptures, condemning them as idolatry in slickly produced recruitment films, even as they pillage and sell off more portable items to finance their activities
Islamic State Seizes Syria's Ancient Palmyra
World  (tags: ISIS, IS, Syria, Palmyra, world heritage site )

Evelyn
- 18 hours ago - bbc.com
Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria have entered the Unesco World Heritage site of Palmyra after seizing the town next to the ancient ruins. IS now controls the nearby airport, prison and intelligence HQ, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says.
Waco : Hundreds of Weapons Recovered After Biker Gun Battle
World  (tags: )

Andy
- 19 hours ago - nytimes.com
He cited pocketknives, larger military-style knives, brass knuckles, clubs, chains with padlocks on them and, of course, guns, including an AK-47 assault rifle The weapons included 118 handguns, 157 knives and the AK-47.
Uganda: Rwamutonga Evictions - Four Dead, Hundreds Starving
World  (tags: children, humanrights, corruption, Refugees&Relief, violence )

Jill
- 1 day ago - allafrica.com
Over 250 families violently evicted from a 485 hectare piece of land in Rwamutonga village,, in August last year after the 'owner' of the land, Joshua Tibangwa, leased it to an American-based waste management firm to set up an oil waste treatment plant
1,400 Investigated in Child Sex Abuse Inquiry, Including Politicians
World  (tags: child sex abuse, investigation, Operation Hydrant, celebrities, public figures, police, England and Wales )

Judy
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Officer leading Operation Hydrant inquiry says out of 1,433 alleged offenders from offenses in the past, 76 were politicians, 43 were from music industry and 135 were from TV, film or radio.
INTERVIEW: U.S. Sen. Gary Peters Speaks About Human Trafficking Bill
World  (tags: world, usa, humanrights, Human Trafficking, bill )

Rose
- 1 day ago - wxyz.com
A bill is heading to President Barack Obama's desk to help combat human trafficking in the United States. It was introduced by U.S. Senator Gary Peters,
3 Top Officers May Face Sanctions for Wasteful Spending in Afghanistan
World  (tags: Afghanistan, Pentagon, wasteful speding, Camp Leatherneck, independent government watchdog, SIGAR, construction )

Judy
- 1 day ago - miamiherald.com
"This is one of the most outrageous, deliberate, and wasteful misuses of taxpayer dollars in Afghanistan we've ever seen," said Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri.
 

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