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IDF chief turned PM candidate touts body count & bombing Gaza into ‘stone age’ in campaign ad

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Former Israeli Defense Forces chief turned political candidate Benny Gantz is touting the body count he racked up leading Operation Protective Edge with a campaign that boasts about bombing parts of Gaza “back to the Stone Age.” Gantz has released a series of campaign ads for his “Hosen Le Yisrael” (Israel Resilience) party, glorifying the Read More

IDF commander turned PM candidate touts body count & bombing Gaza into ‘stone age’ in campaign ad

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Former Israeli Defense Forces chief turned political candidate Benny Gantz is touting the body count he racked up leading Operation Protective Edge with a campaign that boasts about bombing parts of Gaza “back to the Stone Age.” Gantz has released a series of campaign ads for his “Hosen Le Yisrael” (Israel Resilience) party, glorifying the Read More

Chile's Pinera seeks jail time for environmental damages, infractions

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FILE PHOTO: President of Chile Sebastian Pinera speaks during the APEC CEO Summit 2018 at the Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 17 November 2018. Fazry Ismail/Pool via REUTERS SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Chilean President Sebastian Pinera announced on Monday a bill to set stiffer fines and jail time for serious violations of the country’s environmental laws, Read More

'Mistreated in prison, family kept in the dark' – ex-colleague of detained Iranian journalist to RT

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US-born journalist Marzieh Hashemi had her religious rights violated in jail, where she was put shortly after coming to the US from Iran, her representative has told RT. Her family, meanwhile, has received no answers from the FBI. Nargess Moballeghi, an independent journalist and a former colleague of Hashemi, who was detained by the US Read More

‘He says it's a mistake’: Lawyer for US ‘spy’ detained in Russia says client ‘upbeat, confident'

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Paul Whelan, the American security specialist arrested in Moscow last month over charges of espionage is being kept in good conditions and is sure that his predicament will end soon, says his lawyer. “Considering his case, he is very confident, sometimes jokey, sometimes in a positive mood. He believes it was an investigative error and Read More

‘Offensive’ McJesus statue will be removed from Israeli museum after violent protests

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The divisive artwork of Ronald McDonald nailed to a cross, which sparked wide scale protests in Haifa, Israel, will be taken down, the city’s mayor promised. Her decision was slammed by human rights campaigners. The controversial sculpture will be removed from the Haifa Museum of Art “in the coming days” and “returned as soon as Read More

‘An utter disgrace’: NYT accused of using Nairobi attack victims as clickbait

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The New York Times has been excoriated online for its decision to publish highly-graphic images of victims of the Nairobi terrorist attack, with many accusing ‘the paper of record’ of hypocrisy, double standards and even racism. The NYT’s article covering the attack, penned by the organization’s East Africa Bureau Chief Kimiko de Freytas-Tamura, contains images Read More

Former US marine Whelan charged with spying was caught ‘red-handed’ – Lavrov

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Moscow didn’t nab American citizen Paul Whelan with plans to swap him for Russian nationals being held overseas, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. Whelan, who is an American, Canadian, British, and Irish national, was apprehended and detained in Moscow because he “was receiving certain materials he wasn’t supposed to receive,” Lavrov said at a Read More