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U.S. Propaganda 101: Illegally Invade Countries, Fund the Media, Call it “Independent”

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By Julie Lévesque Foreign Policy Magazine recently had a column called Cranks, Trolls, and Useful Idiots, in which the author, Dalibor Rohac, hunts down “Russia’s information warriors” who, he claims, have infested the web with their lies and propaganda on websites potentially paid for by the Russian government. Rohac writes: “Throughout the conflict in eastern […]

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Perspectives on the Declaration of Principles regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

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Minga Negash, Seid Hassan, Mammo Muchie and Abu Girma[1] Introduction On March 23, 2015, Egypt, Ethiopia and the Sudan signed a declaration of principles on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam[2] (GERD). Since then, an intense debate has been going on regarding the modalities and core principles which were spelled out in the Declaration. Unfortunately, the […]

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Al-shabab extreemist storm mogadishu hotel,killing9

By   3 weeks ago

FOX NEWS Al-Shabaab extremists storm Mogadishu hotel, killing 9 FoxNews.com DEVELOPING: An Al-Shabaab suicide bomber blew up a car at the gate of a Mogadishu hotel Friday afternoon, and government officials were believed to be trapped inside the building where at least nine people were killed, local police said. Gunfire could be heard inside the […]

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Germenwings plane 4u 9525crashes in french alps -no survivors

By   4 weeks ago

Germanwings plane 4U 9525 cre Media captionAerial footage showed the site of the crash in the Alps A Germanwings plane carrying 150 people has crashed in the French Alps on its way from Barcelona to Duesseldorf. The Airbus A320 – flight 4U 9525 – went down between Digne and Barcelonnette. There are no survivors, officials […]

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pentagon loses sight of $500 million in counterterrorism aid given to yemen

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WASHINGTON POST Pentagon loses sight of $500 million in counterterrorism aid given to Yemen By Craig Whitlock U.S. firearms supplied to the Interior Ministry in Yemen, which has received $500 million in aid from the United States since 2007 under an array of Defense and State Department programs. (Government Accountability Office) The Pentagon is unable […]

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U.K. Says Funds Cut for Ethiopia Program After Rights Concerns

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2015-03-10 By William Davison (Bloomberg) — The U.K. ended support for a program funding public services in Ethiopia partly because of the African nation’s crackdown on journalists and opposition politicians in the run-up to May elections, the Department for International Development said. The Secretary of State for International Development Justine Greening decided to “accelerate” DfID’s […]

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Donors Warn Ethiopia of Omo Conflict Risk From Rapid Sugar Plans

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2015-03-11 13:34:12.401 GMT By William Davison (Bloomberg) — Development of the Ethiopian sugar industry in South Omo that will bring in migrant laborers may exacerbate conflict in the ethnically diverse region, according to the U.S. aid agency and other donors. The state-owned Ethiopian Sugar Corp. is tapping loans from the Development Bank of China to […]

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South Sudan Mediators to Implement Peace Plan as Talks Fail

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By William Davison (Bloomberg) — The East African group mediating South Sudan’s civil war plans to force rival factions to form a transitional government by July 9 after another round of talks failed, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said. The initiative, about which no further details were provided, comes after more than a year of […]

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U.S. Propaganda 101: Illegally Invade Countries, Fund the Media, Call it “Independent”

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By Julie Lévesque Foreign Policy Magazine recently had a column called Cranks, Trolls, and Useful Idiots, in which the author, Dalibor Rohac, hunts down “Russia’s information warriors” who, he claims, have infested the web with their lies and propaganda on websites potentially paid for by the Russian government. Rohac writes: “Throughout the conflict in eastern […]

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pentagon loses sight of $500 million in counterterrorism aid given to yemen

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WASHINGTON POST Pentagon loses sight of $500 million in counterterrorism aid given to Yemen By Craig Whitlock U.S. firearms supplied to the Interior Ministry in Yemen, which has received $500 million in aid from the United States since 2007 under an array of Defense and State Department programs. (Government Accountability Office) The Pentagon is unable […]

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Chinese authorities says muslim uighurs have joined ISIS

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FOX NEWS Chinese authorities say Muslim Uighurs have joined ISIS FoxNews.com March 10, 2015: A delegate, left, from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region speaks during the Xinjiang delegation group’s meeting on the sideline of the National People’s Congress in Beijing. (AP Photo/Andy Wong) BEIJING –  Chinese officials say that members of the country’s Muslim Uighur […]

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Military Helicopter crashes in north west Florida; 11missing

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CNN Military helicopter crashes in northwest Florida; 11 missing Ed Payne, CNN Story highlights Helicopter crashed into water off Florida Panhandle, military says Four aircrew members and seven Marines were on board the helicopter when it went down A second Black Hawk on the training mission returned to base (CNN)Eleven members of the U.S. military […]

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Baby reportedly killd by bower saw in chicago

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CNN Baby reportedly killed by power saw in Chicago Jethro Mullen, CNN Story highlights A 52-year-old woman is in police custody at a hospital She is reported to have cut the baby’s throat because it wouldn’t stop crying (CNN)A 9-month-old girl has died after reportedly having her throat cut with a power saw in a […]

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chritie wants talk about immigration reform on Mexico trip

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ASSOCIATED PRESS MEXICO CITY (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday said he has no plans to lay out his positon on immigration reform until — and if — he decides to run for president. Christie, who was in the middle of a three-day trade mission to Mexico, had conspicuously side-stepped the thorny […]

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My ISIS Boyfriend:A reporter’s undercover life with a terrorist

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NEW YORK POST My ISIS boyfriend: A reporter’s undercover life with a terrorist By Margarette Driscoll The young woman sitting in a Parisian cafe could be meeting a friend for lunch. Her figure-hugging purple top sets off her dark hair and intelligent eyes, and her hands are heavy with rings. Every so often she glances […]

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Al-shabab extreemist storm mogadishu hotel,killing9

By   3 weeks ago

FOX NEWS Al-Shabaab extremists storm Mogadishu hotel, killing 9 FoxNews.com DEVELOPING: An Al-Shabaab suicide bomber blew up a car at the gate of a Mogadishu hotel Friday afternoon, and government officials were believed to be trapped inside the building where at least nine people were killed, local police said. Gunfire could be heard inside the […]

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pentagon loses sight of $500 million in counterterrorism aid given to yemen

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WASHINGTON POST Pentagon loses sight of $500 million in counterterrorism aid given to Yemen By Craig Whitlock U.S. firearms supplied to the Interior Ministry in Yemen, which has received $500 million in aid from the United States since 2007 under an array of Defense and State Department programs. (Government Accountability Office) The Pentagon is unable […]

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Donors Warn Ethiopia of Omo Conflict Risk From Rapid Sugar Plans

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2015-03-11 13:34:12.401 GMT By William Davison (Bloomberg) — Development of the Ethiopian sugar industry in South Omo that will bring in migrant laborers may exacerbate conflict in the ethnically diverse region, according to the U.S. aid agency and other donors. The state-owned Ethiopian Sugar Corp. is tapping loans from the Development Bank of China to […]

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Oldest Known Jawbone From Human Genus Found In Ethiopia

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  Oldest known jawbone from human genus found in Ethiopia Laura Smith-Spark, CNN Story highlights The jawbone was found in Ethiopia’s Afar region, not far from where “Lucy” was discovered It has been dated to 2.8 million years ago, which means it helps fill in a crucial gap in our knowledge (CNN)With the discovery of […]

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The Somali Woman Who’s Become A Global Star on Instagram

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The Somali Woman Who’s Become A Global Star on Instagram “When I go out, I try to look for beauty within the ruin.” Somali Instagram star Ugaaso Abukar Boocow is making headlines with her irreverent take on life in the country. The self-styled comedienne posts videos and photos of daily life in Mogadishu, countering negative […]

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Ethiopia: Hellocash Mobile Money Service Goes Live in Ethiopia

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Photo: Voice of America (file photo). Lion International Bank and Somali Micro Finance in partnership with BelCash Technology Solution PLC launched the official pilot of the HelloCash mobile money services. BelCash Technology Solution PLC is an Ethiopian based technology service provider for financial industry. The HelloCash mobile money platform will provide financial services to all […]

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Ethiopia Distributes Its Cargo Among Neighbouring Countries’ Ports

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Photo: Ethiopia Govt Ethiopia to distribute cargo in neighbouring country ports (file photo). By Brook Abdu Fortune In the wake of Ethiopia issuing bonds, it has come to the realization that it may need alternative ports aside that of Djibouti. Ethiopia is to start using the Port of Berbera this month on an agreement reached […]

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Ethiopia: Poetic Jazz @ Alliance Ethio-Francaise

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Alliance Ethio-Francaise in collaboration with Alle School of Fine Arts and Design has organized Tobiya Poetic Jazz yesterday, A-B-A-B-A, which was expressed as an experiment with rhythms of poetry, soundings, in-voicing, performing, rehearsing, translating and playing together. It is the third experimental get-together of poets, musicians and translators, based both in Addis Ababa and Berlin. […]

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Meet 10 years old maths genius who is just enrolled at college

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CNN Meet the 10-year-old maths genius who’s just enrolled at college Lauren Said-Moorhouse, for CNN Story highlights Esther Okade is a 10-year-old British-Nigerian student She recently enrolled at the Open University in the UK Already top of her class scoring 100% in a recent exam Took A-level exams, a British secondary school qualification, last year […]

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PDP Will Rule Nigeria for Next 60 Years – Patience Jonathan

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Photo: Leadership Dame Patience Jonathan Nigeria’s First Lady, Patience Jonathan, has declared that the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, will continue to rule Nigeria the next 60 years. Mrs. Jonathan, represented by the Minister of Women Affairs, Zainab Maina, spoke at the party’s women rally in Sokoto on Tuesday. She said that Nigerian women had got […]

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Benjamin Netanyahu’s Long History of crying Wolf About Irans Nucleair Weapons

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  BENJAMIN NETANYAHU’S LONG HISTORY OF CRYING WOLF ABOUT IRAN’S NUCLEAR WEAPONS BY MURTAZA HUSSAIN @mazmhussain YESTERDAY AT 10:40 AM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to address the U.S. Congress tomorrow about the perils of striking a nuclear deal with Iran.  Netanyahu, not generally known for his measured rhetoric, has been vociferous in his public statements about the dangers […]

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Meet 10 years old maths genius who is just enrolled at college

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CNN Meet the 10-year-old maths genius who’s just enrolled at college Lauren Said-Moorhouse, for CNN Story highlights Esther Okade is a 10-year-old British-Nigerian student She recently enrolled at the Open University in the UK Already top of her class scoring 100% in a recent exam Took A-level exams, a British secondary school qualification, last year […]

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Mercedes’ Bonkers self-Driving Concept Is Roaming San Francisco

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  Mercedes’ Bonkers Self-Driving Concept Is Roaming San Francisco Alex Davies Mercedes-Benz F 015 The German automaker’s CES contribution was a radical concept for a self-driving car. Outside, it looks a little bit like a space-age bar of soap. The interior is more intriguing. The front seats swivel 180 degrees, transforming the car’s center into a lounge-like communal […]

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Uber Buys Mapping Software,Signaling Growing Tensions With Google

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Uber Buys Mapping Software, Signaling Growing Tensions With Google Issie Lapowsky Uber Buys Mapping Software, Signaling Growing Tensions With Google Uber is finally loosening its chokehold on the billions of dollars it’s raised over the years, with the acquisition of deCarta, a mapping software business that was founded back in 1996. The acquisition, which Uber confirmed […]

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The Somali Woman Who’s Become A Global Star on Instagram

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The Somali Woman Who’s Become A Global Star on Instagram “When I go out, I try to look for beauty within the ruin.” Somali Instagram star Ugaaso Abukar Boocow is making headlines with her irreverent take on life in the country. The self-styled comedienne posts videos and photos of daily life in Mogadishu, countering negative […]

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Snowden Ready to Return to U.S. IF PROMISSED fair trial Lawyers says

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Snowden Ready to Return to U.S. if Promised Fair Trial, Lawyer Says BY LAUREN WALKER TECH & SCIENCE Former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden appears live via video during a student organized world affairs conference at the Upper Canada College private high school in Toronto, in this file photo taken February 2, 2015.MARK BLINCH/REUTERS FILED […]

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athe – and giving him special care, because Silas was born three months before his due

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  Rare birth: Baby born completely encased in amniotic sac Ben Brumfield, CNN Story highlights Silas Philips was born ‘en caul,’ with completely surrounded by his amniotic sac That’s very rare — it occurs in fewer than one in 80,000 births (CNN)We all know that every baby is special, but Silas Philips pulled off a […]

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Ethiopia: Poetic Jazz @ Alliance Ethio-Francaise

By   2 months ago

Alliance Ethio-Francaise in collaboration with Alle School of Fine Arts and Design has organized Tobiya Poetic Jazz yesterday, A-B-A-B-A, which was expressed as an experiment with rhythms of poetry, soundings, in-voicing, performing, rehearsing, translating and playing together. It is the third experimental get-together of poets, musicians and translators, based both in Addis Ababa and Berlin. […]

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nce the politically divisive invitation from Speaker Boehner with a private meeting with Democrats who are co

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Israeli PM Netanyhau Declines Invite From Senate Democrats WASHINGTON — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has declined an invitation to meet with Democratic Senators behind closed doors when he comes to the U.S. to address a joint session of Congress next month. “Though I appreciate your kind invitation to meet with Democratic Senators, I believe […]

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The “Cancer Stage of Capitalism”: The Ten-Point Global Paradigm Revolution

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By Prof. John McMurtry Global Research, January 02, 2015 Url of this article: http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-cancer-stage-of-capitalism-the-ten-point-global-paradigm-revolution/5422537   As we enter 2015, the global corporate system deepens and spreads in its eco-genocidal effects. But the dots are not joined in their common cause across domains. Money-value coordinates like GDP, commodity productivity and stock market indexes are still adopted […]

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