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India Votes 2014: Congress Out and BJP In???

‘Voters in India are choosing their next government, in what is the world’s biggest election, where more than eight hundred million people are eligible to vote.Al Jazeera reporters are on the ground in several key places.Sohail Rahman reports from New Delhi, Nidhi Dutt is in Muzaffarnagar, and Faiz Jamil is in Gurgaon (10 April 2014)’. 208 more words

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Rand Paul, Dick Cheney and Halliburton: Iraq War Profits

‘Sen. Rand Paul is accusing former Vice-President Dick Cheney of advocating for invading Iraq in 2003 in order to make profits off of the country’s oil. 1,077 more words

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ISIS Crucifies a Man in Raqqa

‘The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham have publicly crucified a man in Raqqa, Syria, for “purposefully killing a Muslim to take his money”. Before the crucifixion ISIS shot the man in the head from point blank range, the execution being just the latest extreme act of violence carried out by the group as they implement their fundamentalist laws (24 March 2014)’.

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RT Conspiracy: Liz Wahl's Resignation and the Neocons's Cold War Obsession

As a reminder, I would like to quote the Guardian‘s Rory Carroll, who earlier this month reported from Los Angeles that an “American anchor for the Kremlin-funded news channel RT has quit on air and accused the network of “whitewashing” Moscow’s military intervention in Crimea. 1,001 more words

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Afghanistan Minerals Today

‘Afghanistan is estimated to have $3 trillion worth of mineral deposits, which through years of insecurity have remained unexploited. Gold, iron ore, copper ore, emeralds, lapis, rubies as well as natural gas are all found in the north of the country. 221 more words

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Listening Post: Control, conflict, conglomerates & Tayyip Erdo─čan

‘In a special edition, we unpack the Turkish prime minister’s relationship with the media landscape in which he operates (8 March 2014)’.

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Breaking the Set #339: Ukraine, Crimea, Abby Martin and the New Cold War

‘Abby Martin Breaks the Set on the Media Craze over RT, the Dangers of Pesticides, Academy Award Distractions, AIPAC 2014, and a Small Victory for Barrett Brown (6 March 2014)’.

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