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Expert: China Touts Its 'Poverty Alleviation' Policies, But They're Actually Cover For Forced Labor...
One of the United States' most respected experts on China's oppression of Muslim minorities says the communist nation's touted "poverty alleviation" is nothing more than forced labor. Adrian Zenz, a senior fellow in China studies at th
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-13 18:17 UTC
'The bottles are not in France:' China bought the best Burgundy vineyards, Paris wine merchants say...
Paris — Nicolas Martin, poring over the map of France, interrupted his description of the wine from each region when he came to Bourgogne to make an economic comment: The best Burgundian wine is owned by China.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-13 18:13 UTC
Vatican spent millions on Elton John film and Men in Black...
The Vatican invested millions of dollars on Men in Black: International and Elton John's steamy biopic Rocketman.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-13 18:09 UTC
Rand Paul: 'We need to re-examine' US-Saudi relationship after Florida shooting...
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has called for the U.S. to "re-examine" its relationship with Saudi Arabia after a Saudi national who was in the U.S. for aviation training allegedly carried out a fatal shooting at a Florida military base.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-12 00:06 UTC
A Corbyn Victory Would Kill Brexit, Lead to Venezuelan-Style Socialism, Says EU Member of Parliament Daniel Hannan...
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The Brexit architect explains what the media got wrong about Brexit, the rise of "Bannonism and Bernie-ism," and what went wrong in Venezuela.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-11 21:13 UTC
United Kingdom Voters Go To The Polls Thursday To Determine The Future Of Brexit...
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The American election may be dragging on, but the British election, announced just a few short weeks ago, will come to a swift conclusion Thursday, as voters head to the polls. NPR reports that "[t]his will be the fifth major vote in the country in le
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-11 21:13 UTC
'Marketing gimmick': Don Trump Jr. mocks Time for naming Greta Thunberg 2019 Person of the Year...
Donald Trump Jr. mocked Time magazine for choosing climate change activist Greta Thunberg as its 2019 Person of the Year.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-11 21:12 UTC
U.K. election: Polls put Boris Johnson on track for a pro-Brexit victory...
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson appears to be steaming toward the parliamentary majority he desperately desires to pass his Brexit deal and end the gridlock in Westminster. Why it matters: Thursday's vote is the culmination of three years of intense
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-10 06:52 UTC
Hong Kong protest arrests surges past 6,000, say police...
Hong Kong police say they have made 6,022 arrests and fired nearly 16,000 tear gas rounds during six months of anti-government protests.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-10 06:51 UTC
In Landmark Decision, Restaurants in Saudi Arabia No Longer Need to Segregate Men and Women...
The norm has been that unrelated men and women are not permitted to mix in public
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-08 23:52 UTC
Huge waves and disease turn Marshall Islands into 'a war zone,' health official says...
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The Marshall Islands' capital city is flooded by storm waves, dengue fever and flu are rampant, and its president pleads for help from the global community.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-06 17:17 UTC
Russia, India, Pakistan: “a love triangle” ...
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Opinion - Russia, India, Pakistan: a love triangle Russia is playing its political chess games not only with the U.S. and Europe. It also wants to play prominent role in South Asia, where Russia has its strategic interests either.
By adomas on 2019-12-05 14:47 UTC
Tear Gas Is Now a Fact of Life in Hong Kong. Residents Are Wondering What It's Doing to Their Health...
Over 10,000 rounds of tear gas have been fired in the crowded city since June
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-05 07:03 UTC
Why Hong Kong's Still Protesting and Where It May Go...
What began in early 2019 as peaceful marches against a bill to allow extraditions to mainland China has exploded into a direct challenge to Beijing's grip on Hong Kong. The local government eventually withdrew the legislation, but the protests continu
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-05 07:02 UTC
Trump Accuses Canada's Trudeau of Being 'Two-Faced'...
U.S. President Donald Trump accused Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of being
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-04 16:38 UTC
“Armed to the teeth” Latvia...
Opinion - Armed to the teeth Latvia Latvia has fallen into the trap. It all started with a sincere desire to increase the military capabilities of the state.
By viktorsdomburs on 2019-12-04 07:15 UTC
Putin signs bill targeting journalists and bloggers...
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a bill into law that gives the government the right to register bloggers, journalists, and social media users as foreign agents.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-04 05:49 UTC
UN special investigator: World has 'failed' in its duty to bring Khashoggi killers to justice...
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A United Nations special investigator said Tuesday that the world has "failed" in its duty to bring the killers of American-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi to justice.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-03 16:29 UTC
Virginia Roberts describes 'horrible' Tramp night out with Prince Andrew...
Virginia Roberts, now Virginia Giuffre, has continually alleged that she was trafficked by Jeffrey Epstein and forced to have sex with Andrew, which the Duke of York categorically denies.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-02 20:03 UTC
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