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Russia Today : Le ministre syrien de l'Information, Omran al-Zou'bi, guerre de l'information.

Interview le 28 avril 2013 du ministre syrien de l'Information, Omran al-Zou'bi. "Vous n'ignorez pas que des dizaines d'agences d'information et de chaînes d...
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Russia holds record-breaking elections across the country

Russia holds record-breaking elections across the country | Global politics | Scoop.it
Local and regional election took place across Russia on Sunday as millions went to the polling stations to elect 30 governors, 14 regional parliaments, three mayors and thousands of municipal assemblies, including Moscow's City Duma.
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ISIS daily profits from oil, theft, human trafficking exceed $3mn – report

ISIS daily profits from oil, theft, human trafficking exceed $3mn – report | Global politics | Scoop.it
Islamic State radicals gain more than $3 million per day just from oil sales, while also earning huge sums from human trafficking and extortion, report US intelligence officials and experts. They are wealthier than any other terror group in history.
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Power shifts to left after Sweden parliamentary election

A change of power is expected in Sweden after eight years of conservative rule, with the center-left opposition getting a lead over the governing center-right, just short of an absolute majority, according to partial official results.
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Islamic State claims execution of UK hostage David Haines, releases video

Islamic State claims execution of UK hostage David Haines, releases video | Global politics | Scoop.it
Islamic State jihadists have released a video which they claim shows the beheading of a 44-year-old British aid worker, David Haines, who has been held hostage since his abduction last year.
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​German euroskeptics surge in two more state parliaments

​German euroskeptics surge in two more state parliaments | Global politics | Scoop.it
The eurosceptic ‘Alternative for Germany’ party got more than ten percent of the vote in the country's regional elections on Sunday, making the right-wing a growing threat for Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives.
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NATO members start supplying weapons to Kiev – Ukrainian Defense Minister

NATO members start supplying weapons to Kiev – Ukrainian Defense Minister | Global politics | Scoop.it
NATO member states have started supplying weapons to Ukraine, the country’s Defense Minister said on TV. His comments came a few days after a similar statement by a Ukrainian presidential aide sparked a diplomatic scandal and a rash of denials.
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Lavrov: No haste in MH17 tragedy probe, despite media hype

Lavrov: No haste in MH17 tragedy probe, despite media hype | Global politics | Scoop.it
The report on the Malaysian jet crash is very “calm” and doesn’t provide much information about the tragedy, said Russian FM Sergey Lavrov. He added that despite all the hype around the crash, the investigators do not seem to be in a hurry.
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The investigators are dragging their feet not just inspite of the media hype but because the media is actually gagged nowadays, as the Western politicians aren't interested in the truth.

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E.Ukraine’s Lugansk to start distributing Russian aid Monday, trucks return home (PHOTOS)

E.Ukraine’s Lugansk to start distributing Russian aid Monday, trucks return home (PHOTOS) | Global politics | Scoop.it
The last truck from Russia’s second humanitarian aid convoy to the Eastern Ukrainian city of Lugansk has returned home after delivering its cargo.
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Russia delivers humanitarian aid and helps settle peace, NATO threatens with war, and EU, US launch a maddening economic war... Sometimes I feel ashamed of living in the "West".

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​Carney still White House ‘propagandist’ now posing as tie-less CNN analyst

​Carney still White House ‘propagandist’ now posing as tie-less CNN analyst | Global politics | Scoop.it
Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney is essentially doing the same job since being taken on by CNN – serving as propagandist for the government, award-winning journalist Ben Swann told RT.
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‘No country can legally invade another country without the UN approval’

‘No country can legally invade another country without the UN approval’ | Global politics | Scoop.it
The US can't lead a coalition against ISIS in Syria as attacking a sovereign state without the cooperation of its government and UN approval is a violation of international law, Professor Daoud Khairallah from Georgetown University told RT.
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SCO leaders support Putin’s peace plan for Ukraine

SCO leaders support Putin’s peace plan for Ukraine | Global politics | Scoop.it
Heads of state of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization say that the crisis in Ukraine is spilling beyond the borders of the country and needs immediate action, while stressing that the only solution to the conflict lies in dialogue and consensus.
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Islamic State strategy jump-starts conservative 2016 presidential hopefuls

Islamic State strategy jump-starts conservative 2016 presidential hopefuls | Global politics | Scoop.it
Following Pres. Barack Obama’s announcement this week of a strategy to target Islamic State militants with airstrikes in Syria and Iraq, his potential successors have scrambled to judge the plan, jockeying for position in the 2016 presidential race.
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Russia slams US sanctions, says counter-measures 'won't take long'

Russia slams US sanctions, says counter-measures 'won't take long' | Global politics | Scoop.it
Russia’s Foreign Ministry has slammed the latest round of US sanctions over Ukraine as “another hostile move.” Moscow said that this will not change the country’s position, and added that imposing “counter-sanctions will not take long.”
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‘They thought she was a prostitute’: LA police handcuff Django Unchained actress kissing her white partner

‘They thought she was a prostitute’: LA police handcuff Django Unchained actress kissing her white partner | Global politics | Scoop.it
African-American Django Unchained actress Daniele Watts said she was “handcuffed and detained” by LA police when she was kissing her white partner in a public place. She claims the officers mistakenly took them for a prostitute and her client.
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Nearly 1,000 Frenchmen join jihad, dozens of women and kids 'stopped en route'

Nearly 1,000 Frenchmen join jihad, dozens of women and kids 'stopped en route' | Global politics | Scoop.it
About 930 France’s residents and citizens, including 60 women, are either already fighting in Iraq and Syria or are planning to go there, the country’s interior minister said. Dozens of women and children were stopped on their way there.
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​US failure to see Saudi role in 9/11 contributed to rise of ISIS – ex-senator

​US failure to see Saudi role in 9/11 contributed to rise of ISIS – ex-senator | Global politics | Scoop.it
Failure by the US to investigate Saudi Arabia’s connection to the 9/11 attacks is among the factors that led to the rise of ISIS, Bob Graham, a former senator and co-chairman of the official inquiry into 9/11, told The Independent in an interview.
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Dutch stage massive tomato fight with excess produce unwelcome in Russia (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Dutch stage massive tomato fight with excess produce unwelcome in Russia (PHOTOS, VIDEO) | Global politics | Scoop.it
In an exotic protest against the sanctions strife between the EU and Russia, hundreds of Dutch pelted each other with around 200,000 forbidden tomatoes in the heart of Amsterdam, not far from the city’s Royal Palace.
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They should do it in front of the EU Commission and Council of Ministers in Brussels.

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US govt warned Sotloff's parents of prosecution if they paid ransom - family spox

US govt warned Sotloff's parents of prosecution if they paid ransom - family spox | Global politics | Scoop.it
The parents of murdered journalist Steven Sotloff, who was killed by Islamic State extremists, were warned by the White House that they could face criminal prosecution if they paid a ransom to free their son, the family spokesperson told Yahoo News.
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This is the top of hypocrisy! The Obama Administration supports the Islamist terrorists with money and weapons but threatens the families of kidnapped journalists with prosecution for paying ransom, because this would be "material support" of terrorism!

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‘Want to make yourself sick with McDonald’s? Pay more!’ Ecuador to introduce fast food tax

‘Want to make yourself sick with McDonald’s? Pay more!’ Ecuador to introduce fast food tax | Global politics | Scoop.it
Ecuador’s leftist president Rafael Correa is taking on US-owned fast food chains in a bid to combat the escalating obesity problem in the country.
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As usually Correa is right. Obesity is expensive for the Health Services. When it is natural, it has to be looked after. But if it is induced, it has to be checked anyway. As the sick cannot help financially, then let the its promoting industry help!

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​Mistral of discord: Russian sailors test-sail warship that Paris may withhold

​Mistral of discord: Russian sailors test-sail warship that Paris may withhold | Global politics | Scoop.it
A 400-strong Russian crew is manning a French-built Mistral-class warship as it conducts sea trials. It comes after Paris announced the possible cancellation of the contract due to the conflict in Ukraine.
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It is not only a financial loss Paris is risking, but its prestige. Who is going to buy high mark weapons to France, especiall if they require several years for delivery? Nobody in their senses.

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‘There is no sincere will for peace in Ukraine from the main actors in the West’

‘There is no sincere will for peace in Ukraine from the main actors in the West’ | Global politics | Scoop.it
Russia has been put into an impossible situation, meaning they are responsible not only for what has been done in Lugansk and Donetsk, but also for what has been done on the side of Kiev, political analyst Alexander Pavic told RT.
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‘EU, UK, Australia have jumped on board the US Hollywood-scripted populist narrative’

‘EU, UK, Australia have jumped on board the US Hollywood-scripted populist narrative’ | Global politics | Scoop.it
The European Union is in a kind of box, and new sanctions against Russia just illustrate its policy of “the four Ds”, which is divert, deflect, deceive and deny, financial commentator Mitchell Feierstein told RT.
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EU-Ukraine integration pact postponed till 2016 after talks between Moscow, Kiev & Brussels

EU-Ukraine integration pact postponed till 2016 after talks between Moscow, Kiev & Brussels | Global politics | Scoop.it
Moscow scored a major diplomatic coup after Kiev agreed to postpone the enforcement of its Association Agreement with EU until the end of next year, following three-way talks between Russia, Ukraine and European Union officials in Brussels.
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'His hands were up!' New footage shows Ferguson witnesses reacting to teen's death (VIDEO)

'His hands were up!' New footage shows Ferguson witnesses reacting to teen's death (VIDEO) | Global politics | Scoop.it
New footage of the moments just after Ferguson, Missouri teenager Michael Brown was killed by a local police officer indicates that a witness on the scene said the unarmed 18-year-old’s hands were raised while he was fatally shot.
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Julian Assange lodges appeal against Swedish arrest warrant

Julian Assange lodges appeal against Swedish arrest warrant | Global politics | Scoop.it
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has filed an appeal against the Swedish warrant for his arrest, Swedish media reports. His lawyers are arguing that the prosecutors are acting “in gross breach of Swedish law.”
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