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Clinton was funded by ISIL


Whistleblower Julian Assange has given one of his most incendiary interviews ever in a John Pilger Special, courtesy of Dartmouth Films, in which he summarizes what can be gleaned from the tens of thousands of Clinton emails released by WikiLeaks ...

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US election 2016: Battlegrounds targeted as polls tighten


Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have made renewed attacks on each other’s fitness for office as polls suggest the race for the White House is tightening. Mrs Clinton – who has seen her national opinion poll lead shrink in recent ...

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Italy earthquake: 6.6-magnitude tremor rocks nation’s center


A powerful 6.6-magnitude earthquake rocked central Italy on Sunday morning, injuring at least 20 people, in the strongest tremor to hit the country in more than three decades. The earthquake follows tremors last week and comes on off the heels ...

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60 civilians killed, 200 injured as US-led coalition strikes Mosul Iraq


US-led coalition airstrikes in Mosul, Iraq have killed over 60 civilians and wounded over 200 more over the past few days, Russia says. Lieutenant General Sergei Rudskoi, chief of the Main Operational Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian ...

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First woman to conquer Mount Everest, dies at 77


The first woman to ascend Everest, Japanese climber Junko Tabei, has died aged 77. Tabei reached the summit of the world’s highest mountain in 1975, at the age of 35. Tabei was just 4’9″, but she was a giant in ...

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More than 800 days of no illegal boat arrivals to Australia


The border policy contrast between the Coalition and Labor could not be starker. Under the Coalition Government, this month marks 800 days without the arrival of one illegal people smuggling boat to Australia. Under Labor, more than 800 boats arrived ...

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Colombian President won Nobel Peace Prize 2016


The 2016 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos for his efforts to end Colombia’s long-running civil war with the FARC guerrilla group, CNN reported today. The peace prize committee awarded Santos the prize for ...

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Antonio Guterres will take over UNSG from Ban Ki-moon


According to UN diplomats Portugal’s former Prime Minister Antonio Guterres is poised to become the next UN secretary general. Mr Guterres, 67, was the “clear favourite”, Russia’s UN ambassador Vitaly Churkin announced on Wednesday. A formal vote will take place ...

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Two Pakistani soldiers killed after clashes with India


Two Pakistani soldiers were killed after clashes with Indian troops in the disputed region of Kashmir, Pakistan’s military said. The Indian army said it had conducted “surgical attacks” across the de-facto border between the two countries to foil a “terrorist ...

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Former Israeli president Shimon Peres died


Former Israeli president and elder statesman Shimon Peres died in Tel Aviv on Wednesday aged 93, Israel Radio said. Peres was hospitalized following a stroke two weeks ago and had made some progress before a sudden deterioration in his condition ...

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