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Let's Be Cynical - Looking Back At The Arab Spring. The Islamists Sure Pulled A Fast One With That Democracy Talk | Stirring Trouble Internationally - Ben Delicious

Let's Be Cynical - Looking Back At The Arab Spring. The Islamists Sure Pulled A Fast One With That Democracy Talk | Stirring Trouble Internationally - Ben Delicious | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it
The Arab Spring had nothing to do with democracy or people's power. It was a change for the worse.
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Read all about the Arab Spring, Islamists, Israel, Libya, MENA, Middle East, Muslim Brotherhood, Nobel Peace Prize, Sharia and Tunisia.

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Ed Miliband will visit Washington and speak to US President Barack Obama - UK Politics

Ed Miliband will visit Washington and speak to US President Barack Obama - UK Politics | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it
The British leader of the opposition - Ed Miliband - is expected to visit Washington early next week - where he'll have a 'brush-by meeting' with US President Barack Obama. Dr James Boyes is a US poli
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This is a big oppurtunity for the UK and Ed Miliband to have a good chat about politics to the US Prime Minister Barack Obama. Join in the conversation over on Reddit Uk Politics. Preferably give it thumbs up, thumbs down might mean it disappears so be sure to leave your comments. If you get chance listen live to radio VR news. Here is the link >> http://go.shr.lc/1n1aGut

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Unnecessary diagnosis and treatment

Unnecessary diagnosis and treatment | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it
Unnecessary or expensive treatments are costing the NHS up to £2 billion a year with overdiagnosis and overtreatment some of the key problems, Britain's leading medical body has warned.
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GCHQ and Internet Extremism #VoRUK #News

GCHQ and Internet Extremism #VoRUK #News | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it
The new chief of the British intelligence centre, GCHQ, has said that major technology companies need to cooperate with the security services to tackle extremism. In an article for the Financial Times
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Launch of RT UK to focus on "British events for British audiences"

Launch of RT UK to focus on "British events for British audiences" | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it
The news channel RT is to launch a special London edition of its programme, broadcasting from the British capital, starting Thursday evening. Available on satellite and titled RT UK, it will offer fou
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Thursday evenings are now whats on in and around the city of London. If you are wanting to keep up to date with events then be sure to listen live on Thursday or catch up throughout the week. Keep up to date with what's going on.

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Telling It Like It Is: Canada shooting is "something of great concern"

Telling It Like It Is: Canada shooting is "something of great concern" | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it
The gun attack in the Canadian capital Ottawa, the US mid-term elections, ructions in the European Union and the death of the legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradley are among the topics tackled
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Human Rights Watch condemns Nigeria's lack of support for women

Human Rights Watch condemns Nigeria's lack of support for women | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it
Women and girls abducted by the Islamist group Boko Haram are forced to marry, convert, and endure physical and psychological abuse, forced labour, and rape in captivity, Human Rights Watch said in a
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Dilma Rousseff wins Brazil election despite economic woes

Dilma Rousseff wins Brazil election despite economic woes | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it
Despite opposition from nearly half of Brazil's voters, leftist President Dilma Rousseff won re-election on Sunday and will have another four years to try to revive growth in a once-booming economy go
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Further kidnappings in Nigeria put Boko Haram truce in doubt

Further kidnappings in Nigeria put Boko Haram truce in doubt | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it
Sixty women and girls have reportedly been kidnapped from two towns in north-east Nigeria . The abductions have been confirmed by the authorities but take place a day after the military announced it h
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Boko Haram an interview with Brendan Cole.

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'I was secretly on the CIA payroll': Former German newspaper editor

'I was secretly on the CIA payroll': Former German newspaper editor | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it
Udo Ulfkotte, the former editor of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, one of Germany’s largest newspapers, has revealed that he was secretly on the payroll of the CIA and German secret service, spinning
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CIA LEAKS from Germany media representatives spill the beans. Whistleblowers explain how and why it works. VIA agents from America cookies in the form of gifts are given to all sorts of people for allsorts of things.

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Poroshenko to approve special status for Donbas region

Poroshenko to approve special status for Donbas region | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it
A law securing the special status of certain parts of the eastern Ukrainian regions of Donetsk and Lugansk has been sent to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to be officially signed, according to a
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UK begin fever tests for Ebola at Heathrow airport

UK begin fever tests for Ebola at Heathrow airport | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it
UK airport Heathrow has begun screening passengers suspected of having Ebola at terminal one but it will be impossible to check all the 1,000 people a month arriving from the worst affected countries,
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VoR Debate: What claim does America have to global dominance?

VoR Debate: What claim does America have to global dominance? | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it
In his address to the United Nations president Obama said of the United States of America: “We are heirs to a proud legacy of freedom, and we are prepared to do what is necessary to secure that legacy
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Russia, EU: "Strategic partners or geopolitical rivals"?

Russia, EU: "Strategic partners or geopolitical rivals"? | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it
Addressing a group of business leaders at the Association of European Businesses (AEB) on Tuesday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said economies across the European Union will lose about €40 b
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Recovery operation #MH17

Recovery operation #MH17 | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it

A group of Dutch investigators and OSCE monitors have begun recovering downed Malaysia Airlines plane MH17 from the crash site in Ukraine with a view to take all of the evidence found to the Netherlands.

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Mask Marching Anonymous In Houses of Parliament Yesterday.

Mask Marching Anonymous In Houses of Parliament Yesterday. | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it

Hacktivists from the group Anonymous, wearing masks made famous by the graphic novel V for Vendetta to obscure their identities, were met by a strong police presence outisde the Houses of Parliament

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Coming out recession raise living wage

Coming out recession raise living wage | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it
The 'living wage' in the United Kingdom has been raised by 20 pence to £7.85 - more than a fifth higher than the national minimum wage. This voluntary, hourly rate is based on the amount needed to cov
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@VoiceofRussiaUK Decriminalisating drugs begins next year according to Drug Policy Foundation

@VoiceofRussiaUK Decriminalisating drugs begins next year according to Drug Policy Foundation | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it
Tough drug laws have little effect on adult drug taking, Britain's Home Office has admitted for the first time. A report examining drug policies across various countries found no evidence that drug us
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Brendan Cole takes a look in the drugs case, an interview with a foundation of ideas for next year.

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EU Court of Justice accepts Sberbank appeal against sanctions

EU Court of Justice accepts Sberbank appeal against sanctions | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it
The Court of Justice of the European Union has on Monday confirmed it will hear an appeal by Sberbank of Russia against a decision by the Council of the European Union to impose sanctions on it.
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Barents-Kara Sea-ice decline doubles chances of severe winters in Eurasia

Barents-Kara Sea-ice decline doubles chances of severe winters in Eurasia | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it
The decline in Arctic sea ice over the past few decades has doubled the chance of severe winters in Eurasia, according to a study published online in Nature Geoscience. Researchers found that, as a re
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Hong Kong protesters cancel referendum

Hong Kong protesters cancel referendum | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it
The leaders of Hong Kong’s pro-­democracy protests cancelled a vote on what the next step should be in their month-long street ­occupation, saying they had not consulted the ­demonstrators properly be
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UK Politics: Can Labour recreate its election success of 40 years ago?

UK Politics: Can Labour recreate its election success of 40 years ago? | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it
Last week’s by-election results showed us quite clearly that UKIP- the rising force in British politics - poses a significant threat not only to Conservative chances of success in next year’s general
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"Politicians ... denying to the electorate the right to decide"

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'Honour' killings in Britain: Culture of shame masks violence against women - YouTube

Full story: http://voiceofrussia.com/uk/news/2014_10_04/Honour-killings-in-Britain-Culture-of-shame-masks-violence-against-women-7201/ Sexual and physical ab...
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Russian embassy calls Australian PM "immature" over 'shirtfront' comment

Russian embassy calls Australian PM "immature" over 'shirtfront' comment | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it
A Russian foreign embassy official has labelled Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott “immature,” after the PM said he was going to “shirtfront” Russian president Vladimir Putin at the upcoming G20 ev
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Police clash with protestors in Kiev on UPA anniversary

Police clash with protestors in Kiev on UPA anniversary | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it
Clashes have erupted in Kiev between police officials and far-right protestors during marches to commemorate the anniversary of nationalist organisation, the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA).
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Nationalists win Bosnia's joint presidency

Nationalists win Bosnia's joint presidency | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it
Nationalists deeply divided over the future of Bosnia have extended their rule over the Balkan country, offering scant hope of genuine change to a political system designed to end a war but seen as in
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North Korea's Kim Jong-Un reappears with walking stick

North Korea's Kim Jong-Un reappears with walking stick | News From Stirring Trouble Internationally | Scoop.it
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has finally resurfaced with the help of a walking stick after a prolonged, unexplained absence that fuelled rampant speculation about his health and even rumours of a c
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