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People Who Reject Syrian Refugees are Allies of Extremists

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People Who Reject Syrian Refugees are Allies of Extremists UN United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees REUTERS United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Antonio Guter said people who reject Syrian refugees are the “best allies” of Islamic State militants and other extremists, the United Nations refugee chief said on Monday after U

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Talks between Afghan govt, Taliban to start next month

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Talks between Afghan govt, Taliban to start next month By Muhammad Saleh Zaafir The News ISLAMABAD: Talks between Afghan administration and Taliban would start afresh next month as behind-the-scene contacts are proving highly useful and positive signals are coming from both sides. The reconciliation process for intra-Afghan dialogue would get big boost towards the end of

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Pakistan proposes 8 world heritage sites to Unesco

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Pakistan proposes 8 world heritage sites to Unesco Pakistan will push for Unesco to include another eight sites, that are of universal value, in its lost of world heritage sites. “These sites are of national and cultural universal importance, and will attract tourists from across borders – that will help Pakistan generate income and improve its soft image,” Ministry of

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CULTURE AND STATE

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Culture & state A.G. Noorani  The writer is an author and a lawyer based in Mumbai. The writer is an author and a lawyer based in Mumbai. POLITICS is the art of the possible; economics is the science of the useful; culture is the essence of the worthwhile. The Spanish intellectual, Salvador de Madariaga’s summing is apt. There is a

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The Ideology of Humanitarian Imperialism

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The Ideology of Humanitarian Imperialism Interview with distinguished Belgian Scholar Jean Bricmont By Jean Bricmont Global Research, November 29, 2015 Politico and CounterPunch 27 November 2015 Interview with distinguished Belgian Scholar Jean Bricmont. Interview with Àngel Ferrero for the Spanish newspaper, Publico. English Translation courtesy

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MODI’S VISIT TO UK- AN EVALUATION

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MODI’S VISIT TO UK- AN EVALUATION Meena Varma It was easy to forget, as streams of early arrivals battled through driving hail and wind to reach the stadium, that the man they were flocking to see was barred from Britain for a decade until 2012, following riots in Gujarat in which 2,000 Muslims died. The Hindu nationalist Modi was chief mini

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Turkey Downs Russian Fighter to Draw NATO and US Deeper into Syrian Quagmire

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Turkey Downs Russian Fighter to Draw NATO and US Deeper into Syrian Quagmire By Mike Whitney November 25, 2015 On Tuesday, Turkey shot down a Russian warplane that was carrying out military operations against jihadi groups in Northern Syria. The downing of the Su-24 fighter jet is part of a broader plan by the administration of Turkish President Tayyip Recep Erdogan to topple the secular govern

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From Pol Pot To ISIS: The Blood Never Dried

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From Pol Pot To ISIS: The Blood Never Dried By John Pilger In transmitting President Richard Nixon's orders for a "massive" bombing of Cambodia in 1969, Henry Kissinger said, "Anything that flies on everything that moves". As Barack Obama wages his seventh war against the Muslim world since he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, and Francois Hollande promises a "merciless" attack

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US grapples with Pakistan’s Sharifs

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US grapples with Pakistan’s Sharifs By M K Bhadrakumar The timing couldn’t have been more perfect. On the very same day that the United States Vice-President Joe Biden and Secretary of State John Kerry received the Pakistani army chief Gen. Raheel Sharif in Washington (here and here), Prime MInister Nawaz Sharif also received a VIP — a top Kremlin offi

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Doval Doctrine vis a vis ETIM

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Understanding the geographical dogmatic realisms of the post-Cold War scenario, China and India accepted normalization towards each other after a brief border skirmish in 1962 but an infinite distrust over a long standing territorial dispute and now other issues of extremism are a matter of great concern for China. A top Chinese delegation led by Vice President of China, Mr.Li Yuanchao w

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