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Parliament votes to impeach President Park Geun-hye

Politicians vote to suspend President Park Geun-hye by a margin of 234-56 for her role in a corruption scandal.

President Park faces historic impeachment vote in Seoul

Parliament is set to vote on whether to suspend President Park Geun-hye over her role in a corruption scandal.

Aleppo locals say bombing goes on despite 'suspension'

Russia and Syrian military announce pause in east Aleppo fighting, as 8,000 civilians leave the embattled east.

Ghana opposition says 'confident' it has won election

Civil society urge election commission to quickly release results, as ruling party rejects opposition victory claims.

Billionairocracy: Trump didn’t drain the Swamp, he is Drowning us in it

By Nomi Prins | ( Tomdispatch.com | – – Given his cabinet picks so far, it’s reasonable to assume that The Donald finds hanging out with anyone who isn’t a billionaire (or…

Barghouthi: Israel’s Legitimizing Squatter Settlements a Declaration of War on Palestinians

By IMEMC | – – Palestinian lawmaker Mustafa al-Barghouthi, on Tuesday, said the legitimization of settlement outposts, by the Israeli Knesset, is “a war on the Palestinian people.” In a press statement,…

German Advertisers pull ads from Breitbart, having seen this Picture

TeleSur | – – The decision to drop advertising from the far-right mouthpiece came on the back of a “No Money for The Right” campaign. German companies are the latest to pull…

Arab Gulf countries denounce Iran’s occupation of 3 UAE island and interference in the region

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have rejected Iran’s interference in the domestic affairs of countries in the region and stressed they were absolutely committed to fighting extremist ideologies that fed terrorism and distorted Islam’s image. Show More Summary

Israel publishes a declassified map of Hezbollah military infrastructure in south Lebanon

IDF posted a map on Twitter Tuesday evening showing more than 200 locations south of the Litani River where Hezbollah has embedded weapons warehouses, weapons manufacturing facilities, rocket launch pads, and the like inside residential areas in towns and villages. In the event of another war with Hezbollah, the IDF claimed it  could potentially target […]

Cape Town slave descendants share stories of strength

An exhibit on South Africa's history of slavery helps a new generation understand their heritage.

The Russian Navy Is Developing a New Submarine That Can Perform One Truly Strange Trick

Dave Majumdar Security, Europe It will imitate the sound of an enemy submarine during naval exercises. Russia’s Rubin design bureau is working on developing a miniature autonomous unmanned submarine that would be used to replicate the characteristics of a full-sized submarine. Show More Summary

Lebanese lawyer files lawsuit against Syria’s Grand Mufti

Tarek Shandab, a Lebanese lawyer filed Thursday a lawsuit against Syria’s Grand Mufti Ahmad Badreddine Hassoun, claiming that the Mufti’s remarks have incited crimes against humanity and war crimes, National News Agency reported The lawsuit was reportedly filed on behalf of several Syrian refugees residing in Lebanon. Shandab demanded the arrest of Mufti Hassoun before […]

Shale oil pioneer and Trump backer: U.S. would be ‘foolish’ to double oil output

By Matt Egan Shale pioneer and Trump backer Harold Hamm senses a “feeling of euphoria” that has swept over the oil industry over the past few weeks. Not only did OPEC finally surrender to U.S. shale sending prices higher, but the underdog that Hamm bet on has won the White House and promised to unleash […]

The Shocking Secret Why America's Aircraft Carriers Dominate the World's Oceans

Dave Majumdar Security, Every line in the NATOPS manual is written in blood. Naval aviation is an inherently dangerous business, but over the course of more than 75 years, through robust procedures, rigorous training and continuous practice, the U.S. Show More Summary

Report: China's Military Is Growing Super Powerful by Stealing America's Defense Secrets (Like the F-35)

Bill Gertz Security, Asia And Its a big problem.  China has gained military benefits in recent years from stealing defense secrets through industrial and cyber espionage carried out by its intelligence services, according to a US congressional...Show More Summary

‘Chase And Scatter’ Leaves Refugees For Dead In US-Mexico Borderlands

Law enforcement efforts to capture refugees crossing the vast wilderness of the US-Mexico borderlands leads to injury, trauma, death, and disappearance. The post ‘Chase And Scatter’ Leaves Refugees For Dead In US-Mexico Borderlands appeared first on Shadowproof.

If the European Union Is the Titanic, Bet on the Iceberg

Doug Bandow Politics, Europe Angela Merkel cannot save liberalism from a fiery death. It wasn’t long ago that Germany’s Angela Merkel was anointed as the last defender of liberal Western values. She was even expected to hold America’s Donald Trump to account. Show More Summary

Viola Desmond, described as Canada's Rosa Parks, memorialized on $10 bill

In 1946, Viola Desmond rejected racial discrimination by sitting in a whites-only section of a New Glasgow movie theater

Trump declares war on unions. Picks a top Union critic as Labor secretary

The war between Donald Trump and the nation’s labor unions is on. Labor leaders, who spent tens of millions of dollars campaigning against Trump, said after the election they’d give him a chance to deliver on his pro-worker agenda. But the cease-fire eroded in just the past 24 hours. First, Trump blasted an Indiana union […]

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