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'Indiscriminate' Killing in Gaza Was Top-Down War Plan, Say Israeli Veterans
World  (tags: asault on Gaza-massacres 2014, humanitarian crisis, 'indiscriminate' Killing in Gaza, media, middle-east, news, world, usa, death, crime, HumanRights, terrorism, UnitedNations, israel, europe, africa, asia, china, children, violence, Refugees&Relief )

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Over 60 officers and soldiers who took part in 'Operation Protective Edge' anonymously testify about acts they committed or witnessed
Israeli Soldiers Cast Doubt on Legality of Gaza Military Tactics
World  (tags: middle-east, palestine, israel, war, death )

- 1 day ago -
Testimonies of Israeli combatants about last yearâEUR(TM)s war show apparent disregard for safety of civilians
An ABSENCE Supporting Justice and Peace. Lauryn Hill Cancelled Her Israel Concert
World  (tags: Lauryn Hill, BDS, culture boycott, Israel, Palestine, concert )

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Lauryn Hill is canceling a planned performance in Tel Aviv because she wasn't able to also schedule a concert in the nearby Palestinian city of Ramallah. The singer-songwriter said in a statement Monday she originally intended to perform in Ramallah too
ISIS Claims Responsibility for Texas Shooting
World  (tags: Garland, Texas, U.S., isis, terrorism, shootings )

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Islamic State takes official responsibility for Garland, Texas shooting outside Mohammed cartoon contest. Has ISIS reached the US?
101-Year-Old Man Pulled Alive From Nepal Quake Rubble
World  (tags: nepal, quake, rubble, alive, rescued, hospital, death, GoodNews, humans, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
101-year-old man was pulled alive from the rubble of his house in Nepal seven days after it collapsed in a deadly earthquake, police said Sunday. He was rescued on Saturday with only minor injuries and airlifted to a district hospital
Nepal : Treacherous Journey to Epicenter
World  (tags: Nepal : Treacherous journey to epicenter )

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The arduous path up the mountain is marked with gaping crevasses and uprooted trees, tossed down the slope. Porters say we should proceed with caution, as the steep walkway is unstable and there is a constant threat of falling debris from the tremors
America's Willing Helper: Intelligence Scandal Puts Merkel in Tight Place
World  (tags: BND, NSA, espionage, spying scandal, Merkel, German govt., cover-up, lies, treason )

- 23 hours ago -
Germany's latest spying scandal has created the biggest crisis yet for the country's foreign intelligence agency. The German government appears to have been aware of widespread US spying, possibly including economic espionage, against European targets
Stop the Execution of Shafqat Hussain
World  (tags: execution, Shafquat Hussain, expired, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, crime, freedoms, government, HumanRights, humans, world )

- 8 hours ago -
Following public outcry earlier this year, Shafqat was given a stay of execution. This stay has now expired and Shafqat is scheduled to die by hanging on Wednesday 6 May.
Princeton Votes Against BDS
World  (tags: Israel, U.S., Princeton, BDS, failure )

- 5 hours ago -
Prestigious Ivy League university's decision surfaces amid controversy over BDS, anti-Semitism within student organizations on US campuses.
FREE Omar Khadr NOW
World  (tags: omar khadr, media, canada, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, freedoms, humans, world )

- 8 hours ago -
What can you do to help FREE Omar Khadr NOW? Spread the word about Omar Khadr. SHARE THE FACTSHEET on your Social Media. When you live in Canada, inform your local politician with the facts.
Yemen's Descent, Through A Photographer's Lens
World  (tags: Yemen, photographs )

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For all Yemen's problems, it was a place of enthusiastic young people, with a vibrant and ancient culture, and men and women who never seemed to give up hope, in 2012.
Isis On The Run? The US Portrayal Is Very Far From The Truth
World  (tags: Syria, Iraq, Daesh, ISIS, ISIL, pentagon map, misleading )

- 8 hours ago -
The Pentagon's misleading map shows towns and villages where IS fighters have lost control around Baghdad, it simply omits western Syria where they have been advancing in and around Damascus.
No Husband, No Home: Migrant Wives Struggle in Nepal
World  (tags: asia, society, Nepal, women, migrants, earthquake, struggle )

- 6 hours ago -
"These are (effectively) single women in Nepal. Their husbands are stuck working abroad and the women have to play the role of men."
Protest, Tweet & Shout: Make the Rich Panic
World  (tags: humans, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', corruption, crime, death, freedoms, government, terrorism, violence, war, politics, media, society, world )

- 4 hours ago -
It does not matter to the corporate rich who wins the presidential election. It does not matter who is elected to Congress. The rich have the power. They throw money at their favorites the way a gambler puts cash on his favorite horse. Money has replaced
ISIS Militants Execute 600 Yezidis Northern Iraq
World  (tags: terrorism, crime, death, ethics, HumanRights, iraq, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, society, violence, war, world, conflict )

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On Friday the so-called Sharia Court of the Islamic State group (IS/ISIS) reportedly executed 600 hostages from the Yezidi community of Shingal (Sinjar) in the Talafar district in northern Iraq.
Assets Seized After Cannabis Find on Yacht - Yahoo New Zealand
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', blog, conflict, corruption, crime, ethics, freedoms, government, HumanRights, humanrights, humans, media, news, politics, world )

- 1 day ago -
25 grams of dope was found on a boat. A bit of rubbish that could have been left there by anyone. Yet the police seized half a million dollars worth of assets. Who is the real criminal here?
Fitch Sees India Reforms Aiding Growth If Implemented Effectively
World  (tags: india reforms )

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Prospects of sustainable growth in India and Indonesia are seen improving if reforms in the country are implemented successfully, a Fitch Ratings report said today.
Me and My Metadata: How I Beat Telstra After My 22-Month Legal Battle
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', blog, corruption, crime, freedoms, government, humanrights, HumanRights, humans, media, news, politics, society, UnitedNations, unitednations, world, usa )

- 1 day ago -
A young Australian man has won the right to see his own Metadata. Metadata is public and useful for lots of things. But keeping it secret from the person who created it reeks of frame ups.
Beware: China Announces Plan to Seven-Fold Increase Antarctic Krill Catches
World  (tags: China and increased krill harvest )

- 19 hours ago -
China is one of several nations, including Norway, Korea and Chile, harvesting krill with massive factory ships dragging miles-long trawl nets through the productive cold waters of the Southern Ocean.
Far-Right Party in France Tries to Push Jean-Marie Le Pen, Provocative Founder, to the Margins
World  (tags: europe, politics )

- 16 hours ago -
He was stabbed in the back by his own offspring. He met the same fate as Fred Phelps.
101-Year-Old Man Found Alive in Rubble 7 Days After Nepal Quake - Good News Network
World  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, asia, Refugees&Relief, Refugees&Relief )

- 15 hours ago -
You don't have to believe in God to believe in miracles.
Human Trafficking Operation Uncovered at Little Rock Hotel
World  (tags: humanrights, usa, freedoms, Human Trafficking )

- 8 hours ago -
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) âEUR" Arkansas State Police released a statement Monday afternoon saying that a human trafficking ring had been uncovered at a south Little Rock hotel.
IDF Tattle-Tales Funded By Arab Foundation, Says Report
World  (tags: middle-east, Israel, gaza, IDF, Breaking the Silence, Im Tirtzu )

- 5 hours ago -
Ramallah-based fund paid for Breaking the Silence report against the IDF in Operation Protective Edge, says Im Tirtzu.
India Pushing for Currency Swap Pact With US Fed
World  (tags: currency swap )

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The Indian government has sought a currency swap line with the US in a bid to insulate the domestic currency against potential volatility in financial markets, a senior official with the finance ministry today said.
Government to Bear Entire Petroleum Subsidy for FY 16
World  (tags: petroleum subsidy )

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NEW DELHI: In a big relief to public sector upstream companies and GAIL (India) Ltd, the government has decided to bear the entire burden loss on sale of subsidised fuels from now on, a senior finance ministry official said today.

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