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U.S. used young Latinos to foment unrest in Cuba


The US secretly sent young Latinos to Cuba to trigger the political unrest, says a new leaked report. The ‘traveling spies’ working undercover within health and civic programs were put... »

#Ferguson - Latin American and Caribbean Nations Express Solidarity with Protesters

by Telesur English | Aug 25, 2014 - 1:08:41 PM

The ALBA countries released a joint statement Tuesday expressing their "profound concern" with the violence sparked by the police killing of an unarmed black teenager, which the bloc said is a reminder of the serious racial discrimination that has yet to be resolved in the United States. »

U.S. allies cultivated "Islamic State" in Iraq, Syria

by News | Aug 14, 2014 - 9:44:29 AM

As the Islamic State tears through minority communities in northern Iraq, the extremist terror group that owes its ascendance to funding from U.S. allies in the Middle East, sent a message to the White House: We’re coming for you. »

‘Situation atrocious’: Russian Red Cross says E. Ukraine faces humanitarian catastrophe

by | Aug 11, 2014 - 4:24:49 PM

Residential areas have come under fire in the east of Ukraine as Kiev’s forces continue their military operation there. Ukrainian troops and anti-government forces have been blaming each other for the civilian casualties. »

Dozens killed as Libyan forces battle militias in east

by Mariam Rizk Associated Press | Aug 7, 2014 - 5:39:35 PM

CAIRO - Heavy clashes between Libyan soldiers loyal to a renegade general and Islamist-led militias killed 38 people, health officials said recently, as fighting between rival militias around the capital’s international airport raged on and European nations warned their citizens to leave. »

Genocide in Gaza: Global outrage, resistance and a wider war?

by Ashahed M. Muhammad -Assistant Editor- | Aug 6, 2014 - 6:40:23 PM

Israeli bombings and military strikes condemned by United Nations, antiwar activists and Palestinians. Will conflict lead to wider, more devastating war? »

Israel’s actions globally condemned as casualties mount

by Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor- | Jul 30, 2014 - 3:34:50 PM

WASHINGTON - After weeks of punishing destruction, and killing hundreds of Palestinians—the vast majority of whom were civilians, one fourth of whom were children—Israel launched its threatened ground assault into Gaza July 17, and quickly encountered fierce resistance from fighters loyal to Hamas. »

Israel firing experimental weapons at Gaza’s civilians, say doctors

by Rania Khalek -Electronic Intifada- | Jul 25, 2014 - 2:21:30 PM

Addressing reporters at a press conference on July 13, Youssef Abul Resh, undersecretary of the health ministry in Gaza, said, “Medical teams have registered injuries consistent with those caused by DIME [dense inert metal explosives] and other banned weapons.” »

Israel must be punished for war crimes against Gaza: Iran

by | Jul 16, 2014 - 7:37:02 PM

As the president of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), Iran has implemented urgent moves to stop the continuation of Israel’s crimes and called for constructive regional and international measures to punish the regime as a war criminal. »

Israel’s latest genocidal assault against Palestinians is nothing new

by Ashahed M. Muhammad -Assistant Editor- | Jul 15, 2014 - 1:27:01 AM

The launch of Operation Protective Edge by the Israeli Defense Forces July 8 represents only the latest genocidal aggression targeting the Palestinian people. »

Africa under ‘unprecedented’ pressure from rich countries over trade pact

by Ravi Kanth Devarakonda | Jul 9, 2014 - 11:57:40 PM

GENEVA (IPS)—African countries are coming under strong pressure from the United States and the European Union to reverse the decision adopted by their trade ministers to implement the World Trade Organization’s trade facilitation agreement on a “provisional” basis. »

Poll: White, rich fill Brazil World Cup stadiums

by AP | Jul 9, 2014 - 11:43:59 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO—A poll on the wealth and race of fans who attended a World Cup match in Brazil illustrated what any TV viewer in the nation has seen: Those attending games are overwhelmingly White and rich. »

Fear of Islamic extremism on rise in Middle East—poll

by | Jul 9, 2014 - 11:35:55 PM

Muslim nations increasingly fear Islamic extremism, says a recent poll. Citizens tend to be more and more negative about radical groups such as Al-Qaeda, Hezbollah and Boko Haram due to their repeated violent attacks. »

U.S. Foreign Policy: What is the greatest threat of them all?

by Jim Lobe | Jul 9, 2014 - 11:24:02 PM

WASHINGTON (IPS)—The June stunning campaign by Sunni insurgents led by the radical Islamic State of Syria and the Levant (ISIL) against the mainly Shi’a government of Iraqi President Nouri al-Maliki is stoking a growing debate here about the hierarchy of threats facing the United States in the Middle East and beyond. »

UN warns: Iraq and her children face humanitarian crisis

by Saeed Shabazz -Staff Writer- | Jul 9, 2014 - 12:27:19 PM

UNITED NATIONS—Senior United Nations officials have expressed “deep concern” about the humanitarian situation of an estimated one million people displaced so far in 2014 in Iraq, particularly children, who are reportedly being recruited and used by militias on all sides. »


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#Ferguson - Latin American and Caribbean Nations Express Solidarity with Protesters

The ALBA countries released a joint statement Tuesday expressing their...

U.S. used young Latinos to foment unrest in Cuba

The US secretly sent young Latinos to Cuba to trigger...

U.S. allies cultivated "Islamic State" in Iraq, Syria

As the Islamic State tears through minority communities in northern...