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Military Coup in Turkey: Armed Forces Seize Control of Government in Ankara

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Urges Turks to Take to Streets in Support of Government TURKEY’S MILITARY SAYS ARMED FORCES ‘FULLY SEIZED CONTROL’ OF COUNTRY; ALL SOCIAL MEDIA BLOCKED from ABC7NY Numerous reports indicate that the armed forces of the Republic of Turkey have seized control of the country and the government from democratically elected […]

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American Seeking Asylum in North Korea May End Up Imprisoned in the DPRK

US citizen Matthew Todd Miller may end up imprisoned in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea failing an intervention by US or US-allied authorities on his behalf according to a report from CNN. Miller allegedly entered the DPRK on a tourist visa that he also allegedly destroyed while declaring that he wanted asylum in North […]

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Life in the Islamic State – Sharia Law but No Actual Government

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (also known as the Islamic State, or the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) has swept through eastern Syria and northern Iraq with astonishing speed and has left terror and destruction in its wake. Claiming to resurrect the ancient Islamic caliphate, ISIS’ reign of terror upon its […]

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Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands Abdicates in Favor of Her Son, Prince Willem-Alexander

The Netherlands’ long-reigning monarch Queen Beatrix announced in a television broadcast that she would be abdicating the throne in favor of her son, Prince Willem-Alexander.   The queen announced she would leave the throne on April 30, transitioning the ¬†crown to her son because she said he was ready to rule and it was time […]

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Benjamin Netanyahu Enjoys Victory at a Cost – A Moderate Coalition Government in Israel

Benjamin Netanyahu’s slim electoral victory means that the next coalition government in Israel’s Knesset will be less-inclined to cater to the interests of the far-right.   Even though he will remain in power, exit polls have revealed that his party has lost up to 25% of their seats in the Israeli parliament. With less of […]

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Protestors in Guangzhou Decry the People’s Republic of China’s Strict Censorship Laws

Protests in the Chinese state of Guangzhou have erupted after a New Year’s editorial in the newspaper Southern Weekend was censored¬†and transformed into a more pro-Communist Party of China message than the reformist manifesto it was prior to censorship. The editorial apparently exhorted the government in Beijing to enforce the rights guaranteed to the Chinese […]

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