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  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Middle East

Analyst Suggests US Can No Longer Use UNHRC to Justify Global Military Ops

  Analyst Suggests US Can No Longer Use UNHRC to Justify Global Military Ops © AP Photo / Osama Sami OPINION 04:19 22.06.2018Get short URL 240 WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The United States can no longer use the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to justify its military interventions around the globe, now that it has [...]

  • Jan 27 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific, Uncategorized

美国2016年在全球七国投掷炸弹2.6万多枚

美国2016年在全球七国投掷炸弹2.6万多枚 РИАН 534 words 12 January 2017 10:44 AM 卫星新闻 (简体) RVESCN Chinese – Simplified © 2017. Sputnik. All Rights Reserved.   卫星新闻莫斯科1月12日电 根据美国外交关系协会(Council on Foreign Relations)的数据,美国2016年共在世界的7个国家投掷炸弹26 171枚。美国在叙利亚、伊拉克、阿富汗、利比亚、也门、索马里和巴基斯坦的轰炸导致上千名平民丧生,然而华盛顿却总是指责俄罗斯、中国、叙利亚等国有侵略行径、奉行扩张主义或行为残暴。 美国外交关系协会依据美国防部等官方消息渠道搜集的数据显示,美国在叙利亚和伊拉克投掷的炸弹数量最多,分别为12 192枚和12 095枚;遭到美方轰炸的还有阿富汗(1337枚)、利比亚(496枚)、也门(34枚)、索马里(12枚)和巴基斯坦(3枚)。 For full article, click here.

  • Sep 30 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

中国外交部:中方已向朝鲜洪水灾区提供人道救援物资

中国外交部:中方已向朝鲜洪水灾区提供人道救援物资 РИАН 344 words 30 September 2016 03:55 AM 卫星新闻 (简体) RVESCN Chinese – Simplified © 2016. Sputnik. All Rights Reserved.   卫星新闻北京9月30日电 中国外交部新闻发言人耿爽30日在例行记者会上表示,中方向朝鲜洪水灾区提供了人道救援物资。 有记者表示,1个月以前,朝鲜遭受洪水袭击。国际红十字会和联合国都在进行相应的人道救援。中方有没有向朝鲜提供紧急救助?是否会为国际组织的救援提供便利? 耿爽表示,中方关注此次朝鲜洪灾的情况,对朝方遭受的灾害表示慰问。中国政府有关部门向朝方提供了人道主义的紧急物资救援。 For full article, click here

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Middle East

Daesh Reportedly Executes Nine Youths With Chainsaws in Iraq

A fighter of Daesh, also known as ISIL, holds an ISIL flag and a weapon on a street in the city of Mosul, Iraq, in this June 23, 2014. On Tuesday, the terrorist group reported that Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, its second-in-command, was dead — one of 40 terrorists killed in a Russian airstrike in the Aleppo province. [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Middle East

‘They Don’t Even Try to Hide it’: 1000s Killed by Daesh Buried in Mass Graves

Mass Gravesite In Iraq Most estimates put the number of known victims between 5,200 and 15,000, with some calculations based on Daesh propaganda and others on the testimonies of survivors. Some of the graves are scattered throughout Sinjar Mountain in Northern Iraq, after the group recaptured the territory in August 2014 from the Yazidi ethnic group. Every [...]

  • Aug 11 / 2016
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Middle East, North America

Hillary, Queen of War: The Road Map Ahead

US Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton The Saudi Foreign Ministry was forced to go on a non-denial denial overdrive about a visit to Israel on July 22 by a delegation led by retired Gen. Anwar Eshki. Eshki happens to be close to Saudi intel superstar and onetime close Osama bin Laden pal Prince Turki bin Faisal, who [...]

  • Aug 11 / 2016
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Africa

UN Secretary-General Welcomes IGAD Plus Efforts to Settle Conflict in South Sudan

MOSCOW, August 7 (Sputnik) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed on Sunday efforts of the  Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Plus countries aimed at settling the conflict in South Sudan. On Friday, the summit of the eight East African states comprising the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the African Union Ad-hoc Committee on South [...]

  • Jul 27 / 2016
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North America

UN Secretary-General Appoints Andrew Gilmour as Assistant for Human Rights

UNITED NATIONS, June 24 (Sputnik) – Andrew Gilmour was appointed as the UN secretary-general’s assistant for Human Rights, the Office of the Spokesperson for Ban Ki-moon said on Friday. “UNSG Ban Ki-moon has appointed Andrew Gilmour of the #UnitedKingdom as Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights,” the Office wrote on its official Twitter account. For full article, click [...]

  • Jul 26 / 2016
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South America

Kill List: Smashing the ‘B’ in BRICS

BRICS and SCO International Media Centre Let’s start with the Kafkaesque internal turmoil. The coup against President Dilma Rousseff remains an unrivalled media theatre/political tragicomedy gift that keeps on giving. It also doubles as a case of information war converted into a strategic tool of political control. A succession of appalling audio leaks has revealed that key [...]

  • Jul 21 / 2016
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Europe

The New Normal: Cold War 2.0

The NATO emblem is seen before a defence ministers meeting at the NATO headquarters in Brussels on October 22, 2013 From judicial-financial-political-media enabled “soft” coups – as in Brazil - to support for “moderate” jihadis, multiple stages of Hybrid War now cross-pollinate and generate a vortex of new mutant viruses. Hybrid War, a Beltway concept, has even [...]