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Airborne Ebola Contamination: Another Conspiracy Theory???

The BBC article referred to in the above video — “Growing concerns over ‘in the air’ transmission of Ebola” — was published on 16 November 2012. 436 more words

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ECHR Calls on Turkey to Amend Religious Courses: The End of Turkey's Sunnification???

‘The Turkish education system is “still inadequately equipped to ensure respect for parents’ convictions” and violates the “right to education,” the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has concluded, in a case stemming from Alevi complaints about mandatory religious classes. 925 more words

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Breaking the Set Gitmo Exclusive

Part I: An Untold History of Occupation, Torture & Resistance

‘On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin features Part I of her exclusive coverage from Guantanamo Bay Prison in Cuba, outlining the history of the notorious base and prison from 1898 to today. 269 more words

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#StevenSotloff Beheading: What You're Not Being Told

Dropping the epithet Partisan, the now simply SyrianGirl Mimi Al-Laham states that the “[b]eheaded Journalist Sotloff Had Info Rebels Used Chemical Weapons and believed being Kidnapped by AlQaeda would earn their trust. 194 more words

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And Yet Another U.S. Air Strike: Somalia, 1 September 2014

‘ U.S. attack targeted senior leaders of Al-Shabaab in southern Somalia, officials say. CNN’s Elise Labott reports (2 Sept 2014)’.

The news agency AFP reports that “US military forces launched air strikes against the leader of Somalia’s Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab, the government said Tuesday [, 2 September 2014], claiming ‘casualties’ but with no details if the main target was killed” . 352 more words

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Melting Ice Shelves Drive Rapid Antarctic Sea Level Rise

‘A study of almost 20 years’ worth of satellite images shows Antarctic sea levels are on the rise as ice shelves continue to melt (1 September 2014)’. 202 more words

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