B.B. King death probed as homicide after poison claim: coroner
Full Article Jakarta Post
26 May 2015

Police in Las Vegas have launched a homicide investigation into the death of B.B. King, a Nevada coroner's office said Monday, after the blues guitar legend’s daughters reportedly accused his aides of poisoning him. King died at age 89 on May 14 in Las Vegas, where he kept his residence while he kept up a gruelling schedule of tours that ended only...

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In this Aug. 22, 2012 photograph, the then 86-year-old B.B. King thrills a crowd of several hundred people at the annual B.B. King Homecoming, a free concert on the grounds of an old cotton gin where he worked as a teenager many years ago, in Indianola, Miss.
photo: AP / Rogelio V. Solis

updated 26 May 2015; published 26 May 2015
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Somer Renee Thompson is Dead. The Missing Fla Girl's Body Tentatively Identified.
updated 11 Mar 2015; published 11 Mar 2015
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updated 28 Mar 2015; published 28 Mar 2015
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, addresses journalists during press conference in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo, on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Turkish President Erdogan is in one day visit to Bosnia.
photo: AP / Amel Emric

updated 25 May 2015; published 25 May 2015
Erdoğan blasts New York Times: ‘Who are you? Know your place’
updated 16 Jul 2013; published 16 Jul 2013
Egypt tells Turkey: stop meddling in Egypt's internal affairs
updated 27 Oct 2014; published 27 Oct 2014
Kurds’ own affairs do not concern Erdoğan, says PYD
updated 22 Nov 2012; published 22 Nov 2012
Syria News 22.11.2012, Militarizing Syrian-Turkish Borders will Escalate Tension along These Borders
updated 24 Nov 2013; published 24 Nov 2013
Turkish PM: Ankara will never respect Egyptian military rulers
updated 15 Feb 2015; published 15 Feb 2015
Эрдоган порекомендовал Западу не лезть в дела России и Турции!
Grisly Human Trafficking Discoveries May Doom Obama's Troubled Trade Strategy
Full Article Forbes
25 May 2015

Americans of all political persuasions abhor people trafficking. So why is the Obama administration pushing a highly controversial trade pact that would reward nations with some of the worst human trafficking records in the...

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A Malaysian police officer stands guard at an outpost before the entry point to the Malaysia-Thailand border in Wang Kelian, Malaysia on Monday, May 25, 2015.  Malaysian authorities said Monday they have discovered 139 suspected graves in a series of abandoned camps used by human traffickers.
photo: AP / Joshua Paul

updated 05 Feb 2013; published 05 Feb 2013
Portman Highlights President's Failure to Comply with Budget Law
updated 09 May 2015; published 09 May 2015
Malaysia's Slave System Gets Obama's Approval
updated 27 Sep 2012; published 27 Sep 2012
Obama On "Modern Slavery"
updated 05 Aug 2013; published 05 Aug 2013
Human trafficking: the modern day slave trade
updated 12 Jun 2014; published 12 Jun 2014
Obama Running Human Trafficking
updated 16 Jan 2013; published 16 Jan 2013
Human trafficking 100,000 USA children average age 12 each year
Greece will continue paying its debts after coalition rejects calls to miss next IMF payment
Full Article The Independent
25 May 2015

Greece will continue to pay its debts, after the ruling Radical Left Coalition narrowly rejected a call by party hardliners to miss its next International Monetary Fund (IMF) payment. Interior Minister Nikos Voutsis, a senior member of the left wing Syriza party, said in a TV interview on Sunday: "The four installments for the...

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Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras addresses the audience during a Syriza party central committee meeting in Athens, Greece, on Saturday, May 23, 2015.
photo: AP / Yorgos Karahalis

updated 10 Mar 2015; published 10 Mar 2015
IMF Deputy Director Calls For De-Dollarization In Emerging Markets - Episode 611
updated 18 Aug 2013; published 18 Aug 2013
Cutting Loose: Hungary pays off IMF debt, may eye EU exit
updated 09 May 2012; published 09 May 2012
Greeks Struggle to Form Coalition Government
updated 10 Apr 2015; published 10 Apr 2015
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updated 14 May 2012; published 14 May 2012
Greek president calls for a coalition government
updated 09 May 2012; published 09 May 2012
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Le Red Carpet - From Cannes to Gaza
Full Article Al Jazeera
25 May 2015

The world's most glamorous artistic and commercial spectacle is over. And so is the Gaza Film Festival. The thousands of people, who descended on Cannes this year as they do every May, have left. They are artists and aspiring artists, bankers and entertainers, producers and journalists, fans and critics, from all over the world. But above all they...

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From left, jury members Sophie Marceau, Jake Gyllenhaal, Joel Coen, Sienna Miller, Xavier Dolan, Rossy de Palma, Guillermo Del Toro, Rokia Traore and jury president Ethan Coen pose for photographers upon arrival for the awards ceremony at the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Sunday, May 24, 2015.
photo: AP / Thibault Camus

updated 24 May 2015; published 24 May 2015
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updated 13 May 2015; published 13 May 2015
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updated 17 May 2015; published 17 May 2015
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updated 14 May 2015; published 14 May 2015
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updated 15 May 2015; published 15 May 2015
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updated 22 May 2015; published 22 May 2015
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South China Morning Post
When thousands of Rohingya people from Myanmar were discovered floating in boats on the Southeast Asian seas much of the world was understandably gripped by this unfolding human...
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The Independent
A malign shade named Iraq has returned to haunt America’s nascent 2016 presidential campaign. The past few days, beginning with the humiliating fall of Ramadi to the radical...
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(CNN)Earlier this month in New York, the advocacy group AID-Free World launched a campaign to end impunity for personnel who commit sexual abuse during U.N. peacekeeping missions....

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert attends his trial at the Jerusalem District Court, Monday, May 25, 2015.
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JERUSALEM: Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced to eight months in prison for corruption on Monday, the latest legal blow in a spectacular fall from grace. Lawyers...
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An Air France flight has been escorted by two United States F-15 fighter jets to New York after an anonymous threat was made against the flight, military officials say. Air France flight 22, traveling from Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris,...
photo: Creative Commons / Quentin Douchet
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LONDON — Britain's prime minister announced on Monday that non-British citizens who live in Britain will not be able to vote on whether the country should remain in the European Union The question is important because so many non-British EU citizens...
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An Iraqi Policeman patrols Route Iron as Coalition Forces follow closely behind.
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Iraq and Iran pushed back Monday against U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter's criticisms over the fall of Ramadi to the Islamic State group, with an Iranian general going as far as saying America had "no will" to fight the extremists. In Baghdad, a...
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 People stand next to their motor bikes as they await fuel to arrive during a nationwide general strike in Lagos, Nigeria, Thursday, June 21, 2007. The government said it was meeting Thursday with labor unions who called a nationwide general strike to try
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Nigeria's severe fuel shortage has started to cause widespread disruption to everyday services, with the telecommunications and banking sectors the latest hit hard by the worsening crisis. A major Nigerian bank announced on Monday that it would close...
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Former Israel Prime Minister Ehud Olmert speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, April 18, 2013. In an interview with The Associated Press, Olmert said he will serve as chairman of the advisory board of "Genesis Angels" _ a venture capital firm focusing on early stage investment in startup companies. The firm looks toward innovations in robotics, augmented reality, artificial intelligence and other cutting edge technologies.
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Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced Monday to eight months in prison for unlawfully accepting money from a U.S. supporter, capping the dramatic downfall of a man who only years earlier led the country and hoped to bring about a...
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In this Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014 photo provided by the Presidential Press Service, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses a meeting at his new palace in Ankara, Turkey.
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ANKARA Turkey's ruling AK Party is seen losing its parliamentary majority in a June 7 election and may have to form a coalition government, according to the results of a survey by pollster SONAR seen by Reuters on Monday. The poll put AKP support at...
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