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U.S. Supreme Court sides with Native American elk hunter

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FILE PHOTO: A bull elk with velvet still on it’s antlers grazes near Madison in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, June 19, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of a Native American elk hunter, citing an 1868 treaty between his tribe and the U.S. government as it Read More

India’s stocks flying high as PM Modi is set to secure second term

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Benchmark Indian indices have closed with gains and came close to their all-time highs after exit polls showed that the country’s ruling alliance led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is likely to win the general election. Both S&P BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty 50 were up more than three percent as of Monday’s Read More

‘We won’t be complicit’: Italian dock workers refuse to load Saudi arms ship over Yemen war

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Italian unions have refused to load cargo onto a Saudi ship carrying weapons, in protest against Riyadh’s war on Yemen. The dock workers have gone on strike, refusing to work until the ship leaves port in Genoa. While the Saudi Arabian ship, the Bahri-Yanbu, was expected to leave for Jeddah by the end end of Read More

‘Slaves in our own nation’: South Africa’s ANC urges economic freedom against white monopoly capital

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The struggle for economic emancipation of South Africa’s black population should be unstoppable, according to the ANC (African National Congress) secretary-general Ace Magashule. Speaking at a memorial lecture in honor of South African activist Walter Sisulu, he said that “dark forces” in the ruling party are hellbent on distracting from the struggle for economic freedom Read More

Indian PM Modi secures 2nd term & stronger majority, exit polls show

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India’s ruling National Democratic Alliance headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party is on course to win the general election by a substantial margin, multiple exit polls indicate. The world’s largest democracy, with nearly 900 million eligible voters, finished its complicated, weeks-long, multi-stage election process on Sunday to decide who sits in India’s Read More

India’s PM Modi secures second term & stronger majority, exit polls show

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India’s ruling National Democratic Alliance headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party is on course to win the country’s general election by a substantial margin, multiple exit polls suggest. The world’s largest democracy, with nearly 900 million eligible voters, finished its complicated, weeks-long, multi-stage election process on Sunday to decide who sits in Read More

Europe is love, Europe is life: EU Commission takes heat for ‘Orwellian’ tweet ahead of elections

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As Europeans prepare to vote in the EU Parliament elections, the European Commission has raised some eyebrows with a tweet extolling the virtues of the union, in true George Orwell style. “The EU is peace. The EU is freedom. The EU is solidarity. The EU is diversity. The EU is human rights. The EU is Read More

Final votes cast in world’s biggest general election

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Voters in India have gone to the polls in the final stage of the world’s biggest general election to decide whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi returns for a second term. Around 900 million people have been eligible to vote in the mammoth seven-phase ballot, spread out across 39 days. The last round of elections alone, Read More

‘Enemies of freedom’? Germany launches anti-rightwing crusade amid Austrian govt crisis

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German politicians, including Chancellor Angela Merkel, have rushed to take advantage of the government crisis in the neighboring Austria for their own political goals, uniting in a crusade against the right-wing populists. As Austria is reeling from a scandal involving Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, which put the Alpine nation on a brink of snap elections, Read More

German intel cautious about working with Austrian counterparts, because… Russia – reports

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The head of the German domestic security agency, the BfV, has told the parliament he sees “considerable risks” in intelligence cooperation with neighboring Austria, according to Die Welt. And it is all about Russia again. On the heels of a scandal involving Austria’s now-former Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache and a supposed “Russian oligarch’s niece,” the Read More