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Norman Finkelstein - "Israel Mowing the Lawn in Gaza"

Norman Finkelstein speaking on August 17th, 2014 in Princeton, NJ. at the "A Peaceful March and Rally for the People of Gaza", at the rally located at the 'Fountain of Freedom' in front of Woodrow Wilson Library, Princeton University.

(2014) "Norman Finkelstein Israel Mowing the Lawn in Gaza"

Over 400,000 flee homes in east Ukraine: UNHCR

The UN refugee agency says over 400,000 people have fled their homes due to the fighting in eastern Ukraine.

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De facto martial law in Ferguson, Missouri

The state of Missouri, with the full backing of the Obama administration, has responded to continuing protests against the police murder of Michael Brown, an unarmed African American teenager, by imposing de facto martial law on the largely working class city of Ferguson.

Official: 22 killed by Israeli strikes since truce collapsed

Renewed Israeli attacks on Gaza have killed 22 Palestinians since a temporary ceasefire collapsed on Tuesday, a health ministry spokesman said Wednesday.

Ukrainian warplane shot down over rebel-held territory

A Ukrainian warplane was blown out of the sky over rebel-held territory on Wednesday (Aug 20) as fierce clashes between government troops and pro-Russian insurgents left dozens of civilians dead.

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South Stream ‘Plan B’ opts for route through Greece and Turkey

A Russian newspaper has published an article suggesting that the Kremlin-favoured South Stream gas pipeline could drop Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary, and Slovenia for its route, and instead reach its final destinations, Italy and Austria, through Turkey and Greece.

Energy ballet: Iran, Russia and 'Pipelineistan'

A fascinating nuclear/energy ballet involving Iran, Russia, the US and the EU is bound to determine much of what happens next in the new great game in Eurasia.

Ukraine Crisis Continues

Washington is interested in fomenting crises, not in resolving them.

Thousands flee Donetsk as Ukrainian army closes in

Eastern Ukraine has sustained another day of heavy shelling. At least 5 people were killed in an army assault on a village near Donetsk, while the city itself was also hit. Inside the city, people are struggling with a dire humanitarian situation.

Ghost Town: Thousands flee Donetsk as Ukrainian army closes in
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Crisis in the eastern Ukraine unlikely to be solved exclusively by force - Poroshenko

Ukrainian leaders understand that the crisis in Donetsk and Lugansk regions cannot be settled only by force, Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko said at a meeting with Jeffrey Feltman, the visiting U.N. Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, on Wednesday.

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What Military Gear Your Local Police Department Bought

Since President Obama took office, the Pentagon has transferred to police departments tens of thousands of machine guns; nearly 200,000 ammunition magazines; thousands of pieces of camouflage and night-vision equipment; and hundreds of silencers, armored cars and aircraft.

Moscow's Stalin Tower Painted In Ukrainian Blue And Yellow

In the latest act of solidarity with Ukraine in Russia, daredevils apparently defied both the authorities and any fear of falling 176 metres from the 32-floor structure and made it to the top of the tower overnight, painting the Soviet star at the top of the building (and hammer and sickle in the centre) in the Ukrainian blue and yellow colours, and attaching a Ukrainian flag.

PLO condemns forcible deportation of Palestinian MP by Israel

The Palestine Liberation Organization on Wednesday condemned the Israeli order to exile Palestinian member of parliament Khalida Jarrar from her home in Ramallah, as further details emerged of deportation order she received in a pre-dawn raid earlier in the day.

Finland: NATO Military Aid to Kiev ‘Not Possible’

The EU and NATO will not be able to provide military aid to Ukraine, Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb told Yle television.

Ukraine to spend billions to rebuild war-torn east

Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says Kiev will spend billions of dollars to rebuild the country's war-torn east amid the ongoing conflict that inflicted heavy losses on the economy.

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