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Donald Rickard, a former US vice-consul in Durban and CIA operative, said he had been involved in Mandela’s arrest in 1962 which was seen as necessary because the Americans believed he was “completely under the control of the Soviet Union
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“All of the indicators show a deterioration. Numerous authorities are trying to regain control of their countries, fearing overly open public debate.”
Paris - World press freedom deteriorated in 2015, especially in the Americas, advocacy group Reporters Without Borders said Wednesday as it
The comments came after Moon stated: “As oppressed peoples have demonstrated throughout the ages, it is human nature to react to occupation, which often serves as a potent incubator of hate and extremism.”
OCCUPIED JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Tuesday accused the U.N. chief of "encouraging terror" after Ban Ki-moon spoke of Palestinian frustration at Israel's occupation and said it was natural to resist. "The comments of the U.N. Secretary General encourage terror," Netanyahu said in a statement. "There is
Authorities are remaining very quiet as to the exact nature of the cargo and it’s intended recipients.
The Panamanian-flagged Whiskey Trio, belonging to a Turkish company called Trio Shipping, has remained at the Varberg port in Halland county since Friday. Thomas Åström, a senior official at the Swedish Transport Agency told AFP: "We are prohibiting them from leaving port, mainly for safety reasons, but also because of the working conditions for
Syrian rebel fighters take cover from incoming Syrian A […]
BEIRUT (AFP) - A major Syrian rebel group is using dozens of captives in metal cages as "human shields" in the largest opposition stronghold on the outskirts of Damascus, a monitor said Sunday. Jaish al-Islam, regarded as the most powerful rebel group near the capital, has put regime soldiers and Alawite civilians it was holding in metal cages,
“The smuggling operation is the largest one that has been foiled through the Beirut International Airport,” the source said on condition of anonymity.
BEIRUT: A Saudi prince and four others were detained on Monday in Lebanon in the largest drug bust in the history of the Beirut airport, a security source said. Saudi prince Abdel Mohsen Bin Walid Bin Abdulaziz and four others were detained by airport security while allegedly “attempting to smuggle about two
Israeli military action and economic blockade have rendered the coastal strip unfit for civilian life, report says.
The Gaza Strip, ravaged by successive wars and nearly a decade of Israeli blockade, could become uninhabitable for residents within just five years, the United Nations development agency said Tuesday. "The social, health and security-related ramifications of the high population density and overcrowding are among the factors that may render Gaza