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‘Shame on Theresa May! Stop attacks on Afrin!’ UK, Germany rallies against Turkish offensive (VIDEO)

Rallies denouncing Turkey’s military operation in Syria broke out across the UK and Germany. The demonstrators brought British transport hubs to a standstill and more than a dozen officers were injured in scuffles in Berlin. On Sunday, protests also swept through German cities as people condemned Ankara’s ongoing cross-border operation targeting Kurdish militias in Syria’s Afrin region. In Berlin, 14 ...

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‘Macron go back!’ Protesters rally against French-designed nuclear plant in India (VIDEO)

Crowds have marched in India protesting against the construction of a nuclear power plant in Jaitapur. The rally coincided with French President Emmanuel Macron’s visit to India, during which the project was pushed forward. On Saturday, protesters from villages surrounding the proposed location of the nuclear site called for the project to be scrapped. Demonstrators chanted and held banners, some ...

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Canadians question Trudeau’s eco-leadership as thousands march against pipeline (PHOTOS)

Thousands of demonstrators marched through a Vancouver suburb as part of an indigenous-led protest against a pipeline expansion project approved by ‘eco-friendly’ Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The Saturday demonstration was held at a site near a Kinder Morgan facility in Burnaby, British Columbia. Protesters held signs that read “Water is life,” while other placards questioned Trudeau’s commitment to preserving ...

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Ankara considers joint op with Baghdad against Iraqi Kurds – FM

Ankara and Baghdad may carry out a joint military operation against Iraqi Kurds after the May election in Iraq, the Turkish foreign minister said. Speaking to CNN Turk, Mevlut Cavusoglu also said that Ankara’s own operation against Syrian Kurdish militias in the Afrin region would be completed by May. Read more Kurdish militias in Iraq and Syria were allied with ...

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Tillerson pits Beijing’s ‘predatory’ Africa expansion against Washington’s ‘responsible’ support

China’s rapidly growing influence on the African continent is worrying the US Secretary of State. He claims that its investments are detrimental, unlike Washington’s “responsible” promotion of the “rule of law.” The Chinese approach to relations with the African countries “encourages dependency” through the use of “opaque contracts, predatory loan practices, and corrupt deals that mire [the African] nations in ...

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Arrests & crimes against homeless in Los Angeles on the rise – report

More homeless people in Los Angeles were arrested for felonies and misdemeanors, and were were also subjected to more police use of force in 2017 than in the previous year. Crimes against LA’s homeless have also risen. A new report by the Los Angeles Police Department puts the grim reality of an estimated 34,000 people living rough into figures.  The ...

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Rage against the machines: Humans attack driverless cars in California

Amid talk of workplace automation in the US, it seems humans are fighting back, quite literally. Crash reports filed in California in 2018 reveal that humans are going on the rampage against robot cars. Of six crash reports involving driverless cars filed in California in 2018, two involved a human approaching the car and attacking it. In an incident in ...

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Daily Mail’s ‘racism’ against Skepta, Wiley & grime music causes Twitter outrage

A UK radio DJ has slammed the Daily Mail after it focused on the criminal history of black musicians interviewed for a spread on grime music. The paper is now being torn to shreds on Twitter, with users branding it racist. Meet the “two faces of grime (that’s British rap with violence and expletives),” said the headline introducing the spread, ...

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‘Angel of Death’ AC-130 gunship promo vid ignites backlash against Pentagon

When the Pentagon posted some war porn on Twitter it should have been prepared for a major backlash, especially when using the nickname ‘Angel of Death,’ which formerly belonged to infamous Nazi doctor Josef Mengele. The tweet, posted on February 28, has garnered over 5,000 retweets and almost 14,000 likes. However, the discussion in the comments section below the tweet ...

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Russian senators blame West for aggression against Ukraine in new address

The Russian Upper House has denounced a new Ukrainian law on the reintegration of Donbass as a step towards new war, and has accused Western nations of instigating the Ukrainian armed conflict. Read more “It is true that Ukraine has become a victim of a consistent and lengthy hybrid aggression, but the source of this aggression was not Russia,” read ...

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