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Muslim Brotherhood figures get life, death sentences over Istiqama mosque violence

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Giza Criminal Court on Saturday sentenced six Muslim Brotherhood figures to life and gave other six fugitive suspects the death sentence pending approval of the mufti over involvement in the killing of 10 and injuring of 20 people during violence at the vicinity of Istiqama mosque. The suspects sentenced to life include Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie, group figures Essam ... Read More »

80 art galleries from 24 countries meet in Istanbul

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The second ArtInternational art fair will be held at Haliç Congress Center in Istanbul from Sept. 26 to 28. Art enthusiasts will enjoy artwork from 80 different galleries from 24 countries around the globe, including Finland, the United States, China, and Saudi Arabia. Twelve galleries from Turkey were chosen by the selection committee after considering their past success at international ... Read More »

More women are discovering the thrill of motorcycles

Charles Fleming
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They rumble by night, these bikers. CHARLES FLEMING contact the reporter Dressed in heavy leather jackets and gloves, long hair streaming from under their helmets, they straddle smoking black-and-chrome motorcycles, waiting for the signal. Finally, it comes: “Alright, ladies. Let’s ride!” On a hot Tuesday night, Stacie B. London had come to Silver Lake’s Casbah Cafe to meet her East Side ... Read More »

Australian immigration protesters march in silence for 300km

Helen Davidson
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Changing the Tide group highlights treatment of asylum seekers by staging nine-day Sydney to Canberra walk For over a week now, a group of people including former immigration detention workers, refugees and others have been slowly walking in silence from the Villawood detention centre in Sydney to Canberra, protesting against the treatment of asylum seekers across Australia’s detention network. The ... Read More »

Pro-Scottish independence side gaining ground: poll

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SUPPORT for Scottish independence appears to be gaining ground three weeks ahead of the historic referendum, according to a poll published yesterday. The Survation survey found 47 per cent of respondents would vote “Yes” to independence, compared to 53 per cent who would vote “No”, excluding people who were undecided. This was a considerable narrowing of the gap between the two ... Read More »

In Ukraine, human rights abuses and 36 killed every day

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The conflict raging in eastern Ukraine has killed nearly 2,600 people, according to the United Nations. The UN says it is concerned atrocities are being committed by armed groups and there is increasing involvement of foreign fighters. A UN human rights report said the surging toll was caused by the fighting moving into densely populated areas of the country.   The ... Read More »

Henry Kissinger on the Assembly of a New World Order

Dr. Henry Kissinger
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The concept that has underpinned the modern geopolitical era is in crisis - Comments Libya is in civil war, fundamentalist armies are building a self-declared caliphate across Syria and Iraq and Afghanistan’s young democracy is on the verge of paralysis. To these troubles are added a resurgence of tensions with Russia and a relationship with China divided between pledges of cooperation ... Read More »

Fukushima: Australia’s Radioactive Rocks And Responsibility

Dave Sweeney
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There’s no room for nuclear power in Australia – or anywhere else – argues Australian Conservation Foundation’s Dave Sweeney. In March 2011 people all around the world held our breath as the Fukushima nuclear disaster played out on our screens. Later as the headlines, albeit not the radiation levels faded, it was confirmed that Australian uranium directly fuelled Fukushima. Rocks ... Read More »

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