Tag archive for ‘Realism’
Stop and search
By bmcsr On Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
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More than 1,000 children under 10 stopped and searched in five years

More than 1,000 children under the age of 10 – and some as young as four – have been stopped and searched by the police in England and Wales over the past five years, according to official figures. The figures More...

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By bmcsr On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
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Slave labour producing prawns for UK

Slaves forced to work for no pay for years at a time under threat of extreme violence are being used in Asia in the production of seafoodsold by major US, British and other European retailers, the Guardian can More...

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By bmcsr On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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From Qusair to Yabrud: Shiite foreign fighters in Syria

On Feb. 13, Ali Barakat uploaded a video to YouTube titled “Nasheed: Nasr bi-Yabrud,” or “Anthem: Victory in Yabrud.” Yabrud, a Syrian town about 80 kilometers (50 miles) north of Damascus, is the site of More...

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By bmcsr On Sunday, May 25th, 2014
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Is Russia reviving its empire?

A great many experts, observers and pundits are missing the point in their analyses of events in and around Ukraine by making two flawed assumptions. One, that the personal traits and characters of Russian President More...

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By bmcsr On Saturday, May 24th, 2014
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A Middle Eastern ‘Perfect Storm’

 In July, the world will commemorate the centennial of World War I, also known as,” The war to end all wars.” In addition to its horrendous human cost of 37 million casualties, the war led to the demise of More...

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By bmcsr On Saturday, May 24th, 2014
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Philippine ‘spy’ sentenced to death in Qatar

 The Philippines confirmed on Friday, May 23, that a Qatari court sentenced a Filipino to death last April 30 “for espionage and economic sabotage” – charges which, a report said, implicate the Philippine More...

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By bmcsr On Friday, May 23rd, 2014
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Kofi Annan: Syrians pay with their lives while regional powers wage proxy wars

The world has let down the people of Syria, leaving tens of thousands to die as neighbouring nations wage proxy wars instead of working to prevent the bloodshed that has engulfed the country for the past three More...

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By bmcsr On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
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The Simpsons’ Syria ‘conspiracy’ report causes media reaction

Cartoon character Bart Simpson is known for his mischievous ways, but international media drew the line at the suggestion that he had anything to do with the Syrian uprising. In a recent broadcast on Egyptian television More...

By bmcsr On Thursday, May 8th, 2014
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British hate preacher managed London strip club

British hate preacher Abu Hamza told his U.S. terror trial Wednesday how he once jointly managed a London strip club in his quest to live a Western, movie-style life. Mustafa Kamel Mustafa, 56, better known in Britain More...

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By bmcsr On Friday, May 2nd, 2014
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Turkey and Iran’s Growing Alliance

Turkey’s Islamist government is being rocked by the most sweeping corruption scandal of its tenure. Roughly two dozen figures, including well-connected business tycoons and the sons of top government ministers, More...

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