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Sunday, May 27, 2012

RT interview : the Arab Springs, insights.

'US backed off Libya-style regime change in Syria'

Published on May 24, 2012 by RussiaToday : The Syrian regime has come under fire from a new UN report claiming both the government and opposition are committing gross human rights violations. It claims Damascus is responsible for the largest share of the violence, while rebels are accused of kidnapping civilians and torturing captured soldiers. Meanwhile, Amnesty International has slammed the UN Security Council as 'increasingly unfit for purpose' and too slow to act on Syria. The world body dispatched an observer mission to the country, where it's estimated around ten thousand people have been killed since March last year.

Author William Engdahl says however that Syria must be left alone to determine its own future.

Friday, May 18, 2012

The first in many years? - the Greek bank run.

Published on May 15, 2012 by ofInterestNZ ; Greek bank run, 700 mln euros, Withdrawn On Monday Moved to German banks.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Australia's Policy Shift in the Pacific.

Published on May 15, 2012 by STRATFORvideo : Stratfor (Dispatch) Vice President of East Asia Analysis Rodger Baker examines the recent shift in Australia's foreign policy toward Fiji as Canberra adjusts to the growing competition in the region.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

May 1st and an Independent Workers Movement.

Published on May 1, 2012 by VOAvideo - The Occupy Wall Street movement took to the streets of several U.S. cities Tuesday to mark the May First International Workers Holiday. VOA New York correspondent Peter Fedynsky reports activists sought to expand support for the movement.