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U.S. destroyer sails near disputed Chinese island

The U.S. Navy on Tuesday sent a guided missile destroyer within 12 miles of a disputed island in the South China Sea where China has built an airstrip — prompting China to scramble fighter jets and dispatch warships to “expel” the American ship. “USS William P. Lawrence exercised the right of innocent passage while transiting inside 12 nautical miles of ...

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Iranian filmmaker sentenced to 233 lashes for documentary about graffiti in Tehran

An Iranian director sentenced to 223 lashes for making a film that has never been officially shown in his homeland said Friday he just wanted to be left alone to work rather than “be turned into a hero”. Keywan Karimi ran into trouble with Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards over a documentary he shot called “Writing on the City” about graffiti ...

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TTIP trade talks: Greenpeace leak ‘shows risks of EU-US deal’

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage captionThousands of anti-TTIP protesters turned out in Hanover when President Obama visited Germany last month EU standards on the environment and public health risk being undermined by compromises with the US, Greenpeace has warned, citing leaked documents. The environmental group obtained 248 pages of classified documents from the TTIP trade talks, aimed at clinching a far-reaching EU-US ...

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Iran Calls on UN to Help With US Court Asset Award

In a letter to Secretary General Ban Ki­Moon on Thursday, Iran’s Foreign Minister Javid Zarif argues that the U.S. court decision will have “catastrophic implications” and “will cause systematic erosion” of the principal of state immunity. “I wish to call on Your Excellency to lend your good offices in order to induce the US Government to adhere to its international ...

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ISIS on its KNEES as foreign fighters turn backs on evil caliphate

The flow of foreign recruits from Europe has dried up by 90 per cent while airstrikes have killed or injured thousands of militants, reducing the terrorist organisation to a shadow of its 2015 profile. According to a senior US general, just a few hundred foreign-born jihadis are now registering with the caliphate each month, down from a high of 2,000 ...

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US expats told to ‘avoid crowded places’ in Stockholm

The US embassy has warned Americans to avoid crowded places in Sweden as Swedish security police continues to investigate a potential terror threat against Stockholm. New information emerged late on Tuesday about a group of alleged terrorists that are said to have made their way to Sweden. Broadcaster NBC News quoted an unnamed senior Iraqi security official as saying that ...

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US Army captain foils Denmark school attack

A U.S. Army captain working in Iraq helped foil a terrorist plot to blow up a school in Denmark, according to a U.S. defense official. Capt. Bradley Grimm provided “actionable intelligence” gleaned from captured documents in Iraq about foreign fighters from Denmark that included information on threats against a Danish school using homemade explosives, according to Col. Steve Warren, a ...

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Documents Further Detail Obama’s Collusion with 9/11 Sponsors

April 19—The Interagency Security Classification Appeals Panel (ISCAP), the highest declassification authority in the Executive Branch of the U.S. Government, housed at the National Archives, has declassified 29 new documents relating to the government’s investigations into the 9/11 attacks, and they reveal new, damning details about the Saudi Royal Family’s deep involvement in those September 11, 2001 attacks. From the ...

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Sweden’s defence minister won’t back Trump

US presidential hopeful Donald Trump may have the momentum across the pond. But there’s one senior Swedish politician who won’t give him his vote. “It’s not a man I would vote for, I can tell you that,” Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist told the audience while being quizzed by the moderator at a ‘Meet the Minister’ event in Stockholm late on ...

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“0” Obama’s Record as Commander-in-Chief

In his recent cover story for The Atlantic, Jeffrey Goldberg notes that when Barack Obama first entered the White House, with George W. Bush’s long wars in Afghanistan and Iraq ongoing, “he was not seeking new dragons to slay.” Just the opposite: He fit the mold, Goldberg argues, of a “retrenchment president” elected to scale back America’s commitments overseas and shift responsibilities ...

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