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USA POLITICS: Black Lives Matter, Ku Klux Klan Clash in Virginia

USA POLITICS: Black Lives Matter, Ku Klux Klan Clash in Virginia

“I just want to say that they [the Klan] represent the past, we represent the future,” Lacy MacAuley,

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SRI LANKA POLITICS: Bloody Civil War Anniversary Takes Center Stage

SRI LANKA POLITICS: Bloody Civil War Anniversary Takes Center Stage

According to a UN report, some 40,000 civilians may have been killed in the final months of the fighting in a bloody civil war in Sri Lanka.

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SOUTH SUDAN POLITICS: 2 Million Children Flee Homes Because of Civil War

SOUTH SUDAN POLITICS: 2 Million Children Flee Homes Because of Civil War

“No refugee crisis today worries me more than South Sudan,” Valentin Tapsoba, the Africa chief for the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR, said in a statement.

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IVORY COAST POLITICS: Ex-Soldiers Convicted For Civil War-Era Expat Murders

IVORY COAST POLITICS: Ex-Soldiers Convicted For Civil War-Era Expat Murders

Former police chief Osee Loguey was sentenced to 20 years in prison while General Bruno Dogbo Ble, then-commander of the elite Republican Guard to 18 years.

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SOUTH SUDAN POLITICS: 15,000 Lost Children Seek Parents in Chaos of Civil War

SOUTH SUDAN POLITICS: 15,000 Lost Children Seek Parents in Chaos of Civil War

In the chaos of South Sudan’s civil war, it took three years for Nyagonga Machul to find her lost children.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Civil War Ends. Aleppo Liberated. Assad Wins!

SYRIA POLITICS: Civil War Ends. Aleppo Liberated. Assad Wins!

The battle of Aleppo, one of the worst of a civil war that has drawn in global and regional powers, ended with victory for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

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USA: Bestseller Book: Bound For The Promised Land: Harriet Tubman: Portrait Of An American Hero By Kate Clifford Larson

USA: Bestseller Book: Bound For The Promised Land: Harriet Tubman: Portrait Of An American Hero By Kate Clifford Larson

USA Bestseller Book. Buy Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman: Portrait of an American Hero by Kate Clifford Larson. Visit Politicoscope now.

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USA POLITICS: Harriet Tubman Biography And Profile

USA POLITICS: Harriet Tubman Biography And Profile

Harriet Tubman was born to enslaved parents in Dorchester County, Maryland originally named Araminta Harriet Ross. Read Harriet Tubman Biography & Profile.

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IVORY COAST: Draft Constitution Amends Clause At Heart Of Civil War

IVORY COAST: Draft Constitution Amends Clause At Heart Of Civil War

Ivorian nationality was at the heart of a crisis that began with 1999 coup and included a 2002-2003 civil war that split the country in two for eight years.

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RUSSIA: Peace In Syria ‘Almost Impossible Task Now’ – Russian UN Ambassador

RUSSIA: Peace In Syria ‘Almost Impossible Task Now’ – Russian UN Ambassador

Russia’s U.N. ambassador, Vitaly Churkin, told the Security Council on Sunday that peace in Syria was “almost an impossible task now.”

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SRI LANKAN: UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon Pushes Unity In Sri Lanka After Civil War

SRI LANKAN: UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon Pushes Unity In Sri Lanka After Civil War

“Please continue to prove that Sri Lanka is emerging from decades of adversity, suspicion and divisiveness,” UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon said at a gathering of young Sri Lankans.

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AFGHANISTAN: Hazara’s Protest: 80 Deaths, 200 Wounded By Islamic State Bombs

AFGHANISTAN: Hazara’s Protest: 80 Deaths, 200 Wounded By Islamic State Bombs

Bloodied survivors were dragged clear for help, others walked around dazed or screaming. The attack was the deadliest to hit Kabul in 15 years of civil war.

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GUATEMALA: Women Used As Sex Slaves During Civil War Seek Justice In Court

“Every day I suffer for what they did to me. They raped me many times,” said Petrona Choc, now 75 years old.

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SYRIA: Russian 30 Air Strikes Hit Kafr Nabuda In Hama

SYRIA: Russian 30 Air Strikes Hit Kafr Nabuda In Hama

“These are the most violent battles in the northern countryside (of Hama) since the start of joint operations several days ago” between the Russian air force and Syrian ground forces.

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SYRIA: No More Training For Syrian Rebel Fighting Islamic State – President Obama Says

“The strategy switch comes as the Obama administration grapples with a dramatic change in the landscape in Syria’s four-year civil war.”

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SYRIA: First-Hand Look At Russian ‘Smart Bombs’ Targeting ISIS

SYRIA: First-Hand Look At Russian ‘Smart Bombs’ Targeting ISIS

Russian ‘Smart Bombs’ makes it possible to avoid civilian casualties.

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RUSSIA: Russians Endorse President Vladimir Putin Over Syrian Airstrikes

So far, Russia’s intervention in Syria has served President Vladimir Putin’s goals.

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TURKEY: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Says Russia Making ‘Grave Mistake’ Bombing Campaign In Syria

TURKEY: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Says Russia Making ‘Grave Mistake’ Bombing Campaign In Syria

Erdogan said that it is “not only Russia but also Iran defending (Assad) who is waging state terror” in Syria.

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SYRIA: U.S.-Led Coalition Demand Russia To Stop Bombing Syrian Opposition

SYRIA: U.S.-Led Coalition Demand Russia To Stop Bombing Syrian Opposition

Coalition: “We call on the Russian Federation to immediately cease its attacks on Syrian opposition, civilians and to focus its efforts on fighting ISIL.”

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SYRIA: Fearing Russian Air Strikes Islamic State Did Not Hold Friday Prayers In Mosques

SYRIA: Fearing Russian Air Strikes Islamic State Did Not Hold Friday Prayers In Mosques

Syrian activists say warplanes believed to be Russians have attacked a central town that was recently captured by the Islamic State group.

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