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Russia demands US to withdraw tactical nuclear weapons from Europe

Russia demands US to withdraw tactical nuclear weapons from Europe

Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov has called for withdrawal of US tactical nuclear armaments from the territories of non-nuclear countries and dismantlement of the related infrastructure. “As an expert on the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) I have a question why nuclear armaments are deployed on the territories of non-nuclear countries. What is the nuclear weaponry control system of NATO […]

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Egypt: Bloody ‘war zone’ as security forces clear Cairo square

Egypt: Bloody ‘war zone’ as security forces clear Cairo square

Cairo (CNN) — CNN correspondents have been describing bloody scenes as security forces move to clear out a sit-in by supporters of Egypt’s deposed president Mohamed Morsy in east Cairo. Arriving at one of the entrances to the Rabaa al-Adawiya Square encampment at about 9:30am local time, CNN’s Reza Sayah said the scene resembled “a war zone.” Thick plumes of […]

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CIA Targeted Noam Chomsky, Documents Reveal

CIA Targeted Noam Chomsky, Documents Reveal

After years of denials, the Central Intelligence Agency has revealed that it did keep a file on Noam Chomsky, an eminent American linguist and anti-war academic, in the 1970s. But the files may have illegally been destroyed, report American media. The CIA had previously denied that it gathered information on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor, well-known for his anti-war […]

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Petition for Nobel Peace Prize to Bradley Manning

Petition for Nobel Peace Prize to Bradley Manning

Supporters of Bradley Manning, the US soldier convicted of espionage for leaking secret files to WikiLeaks, presented a petition to the Nobel Institute on Monday backing his nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize. The petition, launched by the online activist organisation RootsAction, was signed by over 103,000 people who claim that Manning helped shorten the Iraq war by leaking secret […]

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