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The Guardian view on the Gulf arms trade: not a good deal after all | Editorial

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theguardian.com - For many years Britain sold arms to Saudi Arabia and the other Gulf states in the confident expectation that they would never be used. It seemed a perfect scheme. Britain sold the weapons, making l...

In Egypt, second life for independent trade unions

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ilmanifesto.info - Editors’ note: We publish posthumously this article by Giulio Regeni, an il manifesto contributor who was based in Cairo while researching his doctoral thesis. On Wednesday, his tortured body was d...

Obama Condemns hatred of Muslim-Americans, Affirms their Importance to Nation

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juancole.com - President Obama spoke Wednesday at a Baltimore mosque in an explicit pushback against the hatred for Muslims being promoted by billionaire real estate developer Donald J. Trump and others among the...

Editorial: Nothing justifies threats against journalists

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dailymaverick.co.za - We have long contended that both outlets are nothing more than propaganda arms for Jacob Zuma’s version of the African National Congress (ANC), and a means for a politically connected family to fur...

Geneva Talks Format Should be an Inclusive Roundtable

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mei.edu - That the Syrian opposition took weeks to agree on a representative delegation hits at an essential problem with the Geneva process: its format. The Russian, American and U.N. architects of the proc...

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Pep Guardiola hits out at media: there is no respect for managers anymore

theguardian.com - Bayern Munich’s Pep Guardiola has angrily hit out at the media for a perceived lack of respect shown to managers around the world, questioning why head coaches even bother with press conferences. T...

Chelsea Manning Releases Podcast To Tell Her Story In Her Own Words

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Unicef Report Finds Female Genital Cutting to Be Common in Indonesia

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nytimes.com - Female genital cutting has always been seen as an ancient ritual practiced in Africa and to a lesser extent in the Middle East, but a new global assessment documents for the first time that it is w...

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Is 2016 Finally a Breakout Year for the Egyptian Economy?

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atlanticcouncil.org - Is 2016 Finally a Breakout Year for the Egyptian Economy? On assuming office in June 2014, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi committed to revive the Egyptian economy, which had been in the doldrums fo...

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2015 - Sexual rights and the internet

giswatch.org - This edition of GISWatch presents stories from around the world on how the politics of sex and sexual rights activism takes place online. We want to research how generally accepted sexual identitie...

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