Migrant boat disaster: Leading aid and human rights groups accuse Britain of fuelling refugee crisis
Full Article The Independent
21 Apr 2015

Leading aid and human rights groups have accused Britain of fuelling the crisis which has led to mass drownings in the Mediterranean by providing no legal means for refugees to reach safety and helping to build the walls of “fortress Europe”. In an open letter to David Cameron published by The Independent, a coalition of 19 charities calls on the...

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A rescuer, right, cradles a child in the Sicilian harbor of Pozzallo, Italy, early Monday, April 20, 2015. About 100 migrants, including 28 children, were rescued by a merchant vessel in the Sicilian Strait.
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Lampedusa migrant boat capsizes: Video of search operation after 900 drowned in latest tragedy
updated 20 Apr 2015; published 20 Apr 2015
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Mediterranean migrant deaths Pressure on EU to act
updated 20 Apr 2015; published 20 Apr 2015
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Italy continues desperate search for up to 700 migrants lost at sea
updated 18 Jul 2014; published 18 Jul 2014
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Italy: Migrants require emergency medical care after fleeing conflict zones
updated 13 Aug 2014; published 13 Aug 2014
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Rescue mission: Hundreds of African immigrants saved by coastguards
updated 19 Aug 2013; published 19 Aug 2013
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Working for Red Cross: Caring about values
Air strike on missile base in Yemen capital kills 25, wounds hundreds
Full Article Reuters
21 Apr 2015

SANAA (Reuters) - An air strike on a Scud missile base in the Houthi-controlled Yemeni capital Sanaa triggered a big explosion that killed 25 people and wounded almost 400 on Monday, state news agency Saba said. Saudi Arabia has led an alliance of Sunni Arab countries in air strikes against the Iran-allied Shi'ite Houthi group and army units loyal...

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Yemenis carry their belongings on a street littered with debris as they flee their home after a Saudi-led airstrike against Iran-allied Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, that hit a site of a weapons cache in Yemen's capital, Monday, April 20, 2015.
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Air Strike on Missile Base in Yemen Capital Causes Huge Explosion: Residents
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Video shows massive explosion at Yemen missile base
updated 20 Apr 2015; published 20 Apr 2015
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Air strike in Yemen capital causes huge explosion: residents
updated 20 Apr 2015; published 20 Apr 2015
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Air Strike on Missile Base in Yemen Capital Causes Huge Explosion-Residents
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Huge explosion in Yemen: Blast rocks scud missile base in the capital
updated 20 Apr 2015; published 20 Apr 2015
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Yemen bombing: Airstrike footage show massive missile base explosion after Saudi-led attack
Will a 'feared' book damage Hillary's presidential hopes?
Full Article BBC News
20 Apr 2015

Anthony Zurcher North America reporter 20 April 2015 From the section US & Canada We're in week two of Democrat Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, and - thanks to a New York Times article about a yet-to-be-released book - her family's financial interests are under increased scrutiny. The book in question is Clinton Cash: The Untold Story...

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File - Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers remarks with Secretary of State John Kerry and former Secretaries of State Henry A. Kissinger, James A. Baker, III, Madeleine K. Albright, and Colin L. Powell at the Groundbreaking Ceremony of the U.S. Diplomacy Center at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC on September 3, 2014.
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Will a 'feared' book damage Hillary's presidential hopes?
updated 25 Jun 2014; published 25 Jun 2014
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19-Year-Old Accidental Politician Sworn In On Quran
updated 08 Oct 2013; published 08 Oct 2013
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Bill Kristol to Carl Bernstein: FDR 'Rolling Over in His Grave' for Being Compared to Obama
updated 21 Apr 2015; published 21 Apr 2015
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Bill O'Reilly on Clinton Cash
updated 21 Apr 2015; published 21 Apr 2015
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CNN Erin Burnett on Clinton Cash
updated 19 Jun 2014; published 19 Jun 2014
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Obama Polls Down, Republicans Worse, But The Real Loser Is America
War Might Be Health of State, But It's Hell on Immigrants
Full Article WorldNews.com
20 Apr 2015

Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling The waters of the Mediterranean Sea have again swallowed a number of innocent victims. But instead of a shipwreck caused by a natural disaster or mechanical failure, it was caused by the ongoing wars in North Africa. According to Italy's Coast Guard, a confirmed 24 people died when a 66 foot vessel...

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Rescuers help children to disembark in the Sicilian harbor of Pozzallo, Italy, early Monday, April 20, 2015. About 100 migrants, including 28 children, were rescued on Sunday by a merchant vessel in the Sicilian Strait.
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Silent Weapons For Quiet Wars / Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn 1/7
updated 09 Feb 2015; published 09 Feb 2015
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Lethal weapons: Fighting to arm Ukraine / Russia, War, Crisis, Putin
updated 22 Feb 2010; published 22 Feb 2010
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Rosalie Bertell - Space Weapons of War - part 1 of 4 - PLANET EARTH lecture
updated 12 Nov 2013; published 12 Nov 2013
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Was Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda Weather Warfare? Geoengineering, Climate Change, and Weather Weapons
updated 25 Aug 2013; published 25 Aug 2013
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WORLD WAR 3 - US NAVY deployed to SYRIA as CHEMICAL WEAPONS WAR intensifies
updated 17 Mar 2015; published 17 Mar 2015
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Putin Puts Global Banking Cartel on Notice
Intelligence gaps may help Islamic State gain foothold in Afghanistan
Full Article Stars and Stripes
20 Apr 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan — Saturday’s massive suicide attack in eastern Afghanistan claimed by Islamic State militants highlights shortcomings in intelligence gathering by coalition forces that complicate their ability to gauge the group’s strength in the country. A self-styled Islamic State spokesman claimed responsibility for the attack, which occurred...

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Afghan security forces inspect at the site of suicide attack near to new Kabul Bank in Jalalabad east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, April, 18, 2015.
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Afghan, Pakistan Taliban 'Punjabi ISI' kill 28 in attacks on Logar provincial police HQs
updated 18 Apr 2015; published 18 Apr 2015
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ISIS Suicide Attack in Jalalabad AFG by Paki-Punjabi ISI Kills 35 Gov. Workers
updated 26 Oct 2012; published 26 Oct 2012
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'US must end Afghan suicide mission'
updated 16 May 2013; published 16 May 2013
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Afghan Government Condemns Suicide Bombing That Killed Six
updated 30 Aug 2014; published 30 Aug 2014
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Taliban attack Afghan intelligence office
updated 30 Aug 2014; published 30 Aug 2014
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Six dead after Afghan intelligence agency attack

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CounterPunch
The upcoming meeting of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights taking place in Banjul, Gambia could be an opportunity for African States and civil society to...
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20 April 2015 From the section Magazine A generation ago Ethiopia's Tigray province was stricken by a famine that shocked the world. Today, as Chris Haslam reports, local people...
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The Daily Beast
Lawmakers are pushing Obama take a page out of the World War II playbook—and let Jordan borrow some Predator drones to keep the terror group at bay. In 1941, before the United...

In this Sept. 16, 2008 file photo provided by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Nawaf Fares, left, is sworn in as Syria's ambassador to Iraq before Syrian President Bashar Assad, right, and Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Moallem in Damascus.
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PARIS (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad says the French and Syrian intelligence services have had "some contacts" over the fight against the Islamic State group but denied that there is any...
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In this photo taken Sept. 7, 2012, Yanomami Indians dance in their village called Irotatheri in Venezuela's Amazon region.
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A tropical storm over the Amazon's Black River, which connects Brazil, Venezuela and Colombia. Photo: AFP A remote tribe in the Venezuelan Amazon appears to be resistant to modern antibiotics even though its members have had barely any contact with...
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Sailors assigned to USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Weapons Department man the rails of the Iowa-class battleship USS Wisconsin (BB 64).
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VOA News The Pentagon says the American warship USS Theodore Roosevelt is "repositioning" as part of a security operation at sea, but will not intercept Iranian vessels off the coast of Yemen. Citing unnamed officials, the Associated Press...
photo: US Navy / Photographer's Mate Airman Aaron Burden.
In this Feb. 13, 2012 photo, recruits of the Kachin Independence Army, one of the country's largest armed ethnic groups, march during training at a military camp near Laiza, the area controlled by the Kachin in northern Myanmar.
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Moe Zaw YANGON— Fighting between the Myanmar army and Kachin rebels broke out Saturday and continued until Monday, according to the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO). KIO liaison officer, Colonel Zaw Taung, told VOA Burmese government...
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Egypt's ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi gestures in a defendant cage during his hearing at a courtroom in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, March 3, 2015.
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20 April 2015 From the section Middle East An Egyptian court is to deliver its first verdict in one of the trials of former President Mohammed Morsi. He was ousted by the military in July 2013 after mass protests against his rule, in a move which...
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UN refugee agency wants no part of Cambodia resettlement
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Uncertainty: Asylum seekers on Nauru. Photo: Angela Wylie Bangkok: The United Nations agency responsible for refugees has washed its hands of Australia's controversial deal to send refugees from the tiny Pacific island of Nauru to Cambodia. A...
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Hubble docked in the cargo bay of Atlantis. Following the crew's post-sleep activities, they went to work performing the rendezvous operations that included burning the orbiters engines to refine the approach to the Hubble telescope.[NASA 20]
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(CNN)It's up there right now -- flying about 340 miles over the Earth and circling us every 97 minutes. It's a telescope -- in the sky. Just think about that for a bit. It's called the Hubble Space Telescope. The telescope itself is not really much...
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