US Carrier Parked Off Iran Complains Iranian Surveillance a ‘Nuisance’


Accuses Iran of ‘Naked Aggression’ in Having Naval Boats Off Their Own Coast The USS George H.W. Bush, an American aircraft carrier parked perpetually off the coast of Iran, appears to have attracted the attention of Iran, and officials say that Iran’s use of surveillance drones to keep an eye on the massive US warship is a “nuisance.” Officials also […]

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US Global Hawk Drone Arrives at Base in Japan to Monitor North Korea Activities

US Global Hawk Drone

An US Global Hawk drone landed at its temporary base in Tokyo to monitor North Korean activities, local media reported. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to NHK media outlet, the unmanned reconnaissance aircraft arrived at the US Yokota Air Base late on Monday and would stay there until October. Four more Global Hawk drones are set to arrive at Yokota in the near future. The US drones had been previously […]

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Migrants from west Africa being ‘sold in Libyan slave markets’


UN migration agency says selling of people is rife in African nation that has slid into violent chaos since overthrow of Gaddafi   West African migrants are being bought and sold openly in modern-day slave markets in Libya, survivors have told a UN agency helping them return home. Trafficked people passing through Libya have previously reported violence, extortion and slave […]

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RT spots US ‘advisers’ on Raqqa frontline on visit to Syria’s strategic Euphrates Dam

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An RT crew has gained access to the strategic Tabqa dam, partially recaptured by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces with the help of US troops who were deployed to Syria to “train, advise and assist” but who were spotted just miles away from Raqqa frontline. While exploring the northern side of the SDF-controlled part of the Tabqa dam, the RT […]

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Indonesian girl howls through circumcision as debate heats up

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Indonesian toddler Salsa Djafar was wearing a glittering golden crown decorated with ribbons and a shiny purple dress to mark a special occasion — her circumcision day. At the celebrations attended by relatives, shrieks filled the modest, yellow-walled house in remote Gorontalo province as a traditional healer covered the 18-month-old girl with a white sheet and sliced skin off her […]

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‘Shocking’ scale of Catholic Church sex crimes revealed

Catholic Church sex crimes

More than 1,250 Catholic priests accused of child sex abuse in Australia with few allegations pursued in cover-up drive. About seven percent of Catholic priests in Australia were accused of sexually abusing children between 1950 and 2010, but few allegations were investigated, an inquiry in Sydney has heard. The scathing figures, released as hearings began on Monday over the allegations dating back […]

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As Encircled City Hangs by a Thread US Bombing Everything Except ISIS Fighters Attacking It


As ISIS offensive against Deir ez-Zor unfolds US is busy elsewhere, bombing oil stills and wellheads Monday an ISIS offensive launched two days earlier managed to cut the besieged Syrian enclave around the eastern desert city of Deir ez-Zor in two. This leaves 120,000 people the closest they have ever been to falling into ISIS hands. As heavy fighting continues […]

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