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Israel Seizes More Land Speeding Division of Occupied Palestine
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Dec 2018

28 Nov 2018 – Israel’s Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked confirmed today during an interview that the Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar in occupied Palestine will be demolished very soon. The village is situated a few kilometers from the occupied city of East Jerusalem, between two major illegal Israeli settlements, namely Ma’ale Adumim and Kfar Adumim.

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French Rugby to Support Gareth Thomas over Homophobic Attack
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Nov 2018

20 Nov 2018 – French Rugby players will wear rainbow laces during their match against Fiji in support of Gareth Thomas, after the former Wales captain was a victim of a homophobic assault last Friday [16 Nov] in Cardiff. Thomas came out as gay in 2009 and retired in 2011.

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Olivier Giroud: Impossible to Be Gay in Football
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Nov 2018

French football striker Olivier Giroud, talked about homosexuality in football during an interview.

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Israeli Bulldozers Enter Palestinian Village Khan Al-Ahmar Ahead of Demolition
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Oct 2018

16 Oct 2018 – Israeli forces have entered Khan al-Ahmar today, a Palestinian Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank, with heavy equipment and at least three bulldozers. The village with a mere population of 180 people is situated a few kilometers from Jerusalem between two major illegal Israeli settlements, Maale Adumim and Kfar Adumim. At least seven people were injured and four others were detained after resisting Israeli forces arriving in Khan al-Ahmar.

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Israeli PM’s Wife Goes on Trial in Delivery Meals Case
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Oct 2018

7 Oct 2018 – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife Sara appeared in court today for the first hearing in the fraud trial against her, in which she is alleged to have misused state funds in ordering catered meals.

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US Expels Palestinian Ambassador, Freezes Family Bank Account
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Sep 2018

17 Sep 2018 – The United States, in yet another attempt to force the hand of Palestinians, expelled the Palestinian Ambassador to the U.S. Husam Zomlot. The family’s bank account has also been frozen. This came few days after the U.S. State Department ordered the closure of Palestine Liberation Organization’s embassy in Washington.

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Things to Remember about Chile’s Sept. 11, 1973 Coup
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Sep 2018

Thousands of Chileans were subsequently tortured, disappeared, jailed and killed by the military dictatorship.

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Brazil Home to World’s 3rd Largest Prison Population, Highest Incarceration Rate
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Sep 2018

Between 2000 and 2015, while the United States’ prison population increased by 14 percent, Brazil’s jumped by approximately 170 percent.

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Trump Cuts US$25 Million Aid for Palestinians in Hospitals
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Sep 2018

8 Sep 2018 – U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered that US$25 million earmarked for the care of Palestinians in East Jerusalem hospitals be directed elsewhere as part of a review of aid, a State Department official said today.
Trump called for a review of U.S. assistance to the Palestinians earlier this year to ensure that the funds were being spent in accordance with national interests.

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China Offers African Nations $60 Billion in Development with ‘No Strings Attached’
TeleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Sep 2018

3 Sep 2018 – China is offering US$60 billion in financial support and a debt write-off to impoverished African nations- no strings attached, Chinese President Xi Jinping said today.

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Tourism, Democracy and Development in Nicaragua
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Sep 2018

25 Aug 2018 – An interview by Tortilla con Sal with Anasha Campbell, co-director of Nicaragua’s Tourist Institute. Tortilla con Sal: How do you feel about activity in Nicaragua’s tourist sector at the moment? What’s your main focus?

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US Southern Command Begins Joint Military Exercises in Colombia
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Sep 2018

30 Aug 2018 – In Colombia, 13 countries, including Argentina, Brazil, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Costa Rica, Canada, and England participate today in the 58th edition of the joint military exercises known as “Unitas,” raising concern in neighboring Venezuela.

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UN Chief Proposes Armed Peacekeeping Force to Protect Palestinians
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Aug 2018

18 Aug 2018 – Antonio Guterres, secretary-general of the United Nations, proposed Friday [17 Aug] a United Nations-led armed international mission to defend Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza from the Israeli army.

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Israel Destroys Cultural Center in Besieged Gaza Strip
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Aug 2018

Israeli warplanes targeted and destroyed the Said al-Mishal Cultural Center in the al-Shati refugee camp in Gaza City Thursday [9 Aug], in a round of airstrikes that according to occupation forces hit 150 targets throughout the besieged Gaza Strip.

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Marxist Economist Samir Amin Dies at 86
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Aug 2018

12 Aug 2018 – Born in Cairo, Egypt, the prominent thinker died today afternoon in France after serious complications following a brain tumor. Amin was hospitalized on 21 Jul and went back home on Saturday [11 Aug].

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Ethiopia: Women Run Co-Ops, UN Collaboration Yields Good Harvest, Rural Savings
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Aug 2018

3 Aug 2018 – The UN Women Representative for Ethiopia, Letty Chiwara, said women-run agricultural co-ops are vital to sustainable farming practices.

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Africa: Revolutionary Intellectuals ‘Inspired by Latin America’
Andre Vitchek – teleSUR, 6 Aug 2018

Africa is bleeding, but slowly waking up, trying to move forward. There is no doubt that the momentum is building.

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Argentina: Over 60 Social Movements Protest US ‘Military Base’
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Jul 2018

12 Jul 2018 – In Argentina, political parties, social organizations, human rights groups, workers’ unions and Mapuches led a caravan to the site where a U.S. base will be built to demand respect for Argentina’s territorial sovereignty. “The base comes to fulfill a strategic intelligence objective of the U.S. military that seeks to protect their corporate interests.

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BDS Victory: Ireland Approves Bill Boycotting Israeli Settlement Goods
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Jul 2018

Ireland becomes the first country to ban trade with Israel’s illegal settlements.

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India Rejects US Sanctions, Continues Venezuela, Iran Trade
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Jun 2018

India will continue to trade with Venezuela and Iran despite U.S. sanctions, according to an announcement by Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, on Monday [28 May]. “We don’t make our foreign policy under pressure from other countries.”

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Media Cover-up: Shielding Israel a Matter of Policy
Ramzy Baroud – teleSUR, 23 Apr 2018

17 Apr 2018 – Media spin will continue to provide Israel with the needed margins to carry out its violent policies against the Palestinian people, with no moral accountability.

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Lula’s Conviction Turns Brazil into Model of Regional Control
Bruno Sgarzini – teleSUR, 9 Apr 2018

6 Apr 2018 – It is becoming less of a secret that operation Car Wash was brought about under the auspices of the U.S. State and Justice Departments via links with Sergio Moro, the Attorney General’s office and the federal police in charge of the investigation. Its most self-evident result has been to isolate the main political threat to the United States, namely the coalition of politicians – supported by the Workers’ Party – who favored strengthening Brazil’s multinational companies as global competitors. The following categorical example sums this up.

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YouTube Censors Empire Files’ Abby Martin with Max Blumenthal on Israeli Militarism
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Apr 2018

6 Apr 2018 – teleSUR presenter Abby Martin’s episode with Max Blumenthal highlighting Israeli military violence against Palestinians has been blocked by YouTube in 28 countries for supposedly violating “local laws,” the presenter has announced. YouTube sent the program a notice saying “We have received a legal complaint regarding your video.”

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Facebook Deletes Gaza-Based News Agency Safa’s Account Hosting 1.3M Followers
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 2 Apr 2018

26 Mar 2018 – According to a Palestinian activist, this year alone 500 pages of Palestinian journalists, activists and bloggers have been deleted.

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Israel Arrests over 1,300 Palestinians in Just Two Months
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Mar 2018

18 Mar 2018 – Israeli forces have arrested 1,319 Palestinians in the first two months of 2018, including 274 minors, 23 women, and four journalists, making the total number of Palestinian prisoners detained in Israeli jails 6,500, as of Feb. 28, 2018. Of the 6,500 people detained, 63 were women, with 350 being children and 6 being girls.

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US Approves US$1 Billion Arms, Missile Deal with Saudi Arabia
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Mar 2018

22 Mar 2018 – Saudi Arabia bought the almost 7,000 TOW missiles – plus an additional 96 for training purposes – for a total of US$670 million. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Saudi Arabia is “part of the solution” in Yemen. Despite severe criticism, the Saudi coalition continues to be U.S.-supported, targeting Houthis and causing numerous civilian casualties, a humanitarian catastrophe.

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Cuba a ‘Champion’ of Children’s Rights: UNICEF
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Mar 2018

12 Mar 2018 – According to UNICEF, 99.5 percent of Cuban children under six years of age attend an early childhood education program or institution. It has declared Cuba a ‘champion’ in children’s rights.

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From the End of History to the End of Truth
Tortilla Con Sal – teleSUR, 19 Mar 2018

11 Mar 2018 – Big Lie repetition is the modus operandi of the Western elites who fund outfits like Global Witness, Amnesty International, and other influential NGOs like International Crisis Group, Transparency International, Purpose, Open Society Institute, Human Rights Watch, and many others. This sinister reality is intimately related to the politicization of legal and administrative processes in the national life of countries.

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(Français) Une analyse comparative des démocraties étasunienne et cubaine
teleSUR | Investig’Action – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Mar 2018

Le peuple cubain élit 612 membres à l’Assemblée nationale du peuple ce dimanche 11 mars. Les élections cubaines sont rarement couvertes par les médias occidentaux, tandis que les détracteurs du système économique de l’île insistent sur la nature non démocratique de son gouvernement.

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Trump-Linked Extremist Settlers Try to Kidnap Palestinian Kids
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Feb 2018

The Yitzhar settlers, who received money from the Kushner foundation directed by Jared Kushner, the son-in-law and senior advisor of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, are considered extreme by Israel itself.

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World’s Richest 1% Acquired 82% of Wealth in 2017: Oxfam
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Feb 2018

22 Jan 2018 – Nearly 82 percent of global wealth generated last year went to one percent of the population, while the bottom 50 percent saw no increase at all, according to a new Oxfam report that shows the staggering wealth gap between the ultra-rich and the rest of the world. World’s Richest Accumulated US$1 Trillion in 2017

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Trump Asks Museum for Van Gogh, Gets Offered Used Gold Toilet
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2018

The Guggenheim’s curator said – tongue firmly in cheek – that a satirical piece entitled “America,” a functioning 18kt solid-gold toilet, was available for “long-term loan.”

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‘Catastrophic’: US Freezes Aid for Palestinian Refugees
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Jan 2018

The United States has frozen US$125 million in funding for a U.N. agency that provides aid to Palestinian refugees, Axios news site reported Friday [5 Jan 2017] citing Western diplomats. Many Palestinian refugees in the West Bank, Gaza, Lebanon and Jordan stand to suffer as a result of the massive aid cut.

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Social Media Imperialism? Facebook Bans Palestinian Content at Behest of Israel, US
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Servie, 8 Jan 2018

Facebook has been working with Israeli government officials to suppress Palestinian voices in the social media sphere. The partnership between the social media giant and officials in Tel Aviv has resulted in the censorship, removal or blocking of content.

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Contesting Caribbean Subservience in the Age of Trump
Ty Salandy – teleSUR, 8 Jan 2018

There was an overwhelming vote within the UN general assembly against the US unilateral recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. 128 members voted against the move, nine voted for, while 35 nations including Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Antigua, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Panama, Mexico and Canada, abstained. Twenty one nations were absent, including St Lucia.

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Child Rapist Joins Brazil’s Congress
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Jan 2018

6 Jan 2017 – Nelson Nahim is a politician from Rio de Janeiro who was sentenced to 12 years in prison in 2016 for submitting a 15-year-old girl to prostitution, rape and intimidation. The new congressman is affiliated with President Michel Temer’s party.

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Life-Saving Cancer Drug Sees 1400% Price Hike
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Jan 2018

The potentially life-saving medicine is used to treat patients suffering from brain tumors and Hodgkin’s lymphoma. While originally sold by Bristol-Myers Squib for decades for about US$50 a capsule, it now goes for US$768 per pill, thanks to startup NextSource’s price hikes.

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1,000 Days of War Bringing ‘Apocalypse’ on Yemen: Oxfam
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Dec 2017

20 Dec 2017 – Yemen is on the brink of total collapse and an “apocalypse,” aid agency Oxfam said in a report today marking 1,000 days since Saudi Arabia and its regional allies began a military campaign against the poorest country in the Middle East. The British group added that one million people are suspected to have contracted cholera, a disease caused by contaminated water, in the world’s worst outbreak ever recorded.

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Income of World’s Top .001% Skyrockets by 636%: Report
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Dec 2017

The report, which highlights the growing gulf between haves and have-nots, was compiled by five economists, including scholars Emmanuel Saez and Thomas Piketty.

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Russia to Create ‘Independent Internet’ for BRICS Countries
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Dec 2017

Russia plans to create an independent internet infrastructure to reduce vulnerability to attack.

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US Upholds Use of Illegal Cluster Bombs as ‘Legitimate’
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Dec 2017

1 Dec 2017 – In a press statement, the U.S. Department of Defense defended its use of internationally outlawed cluster bombs because of their alleged importance in warfare.

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Venezuelan Company Lets 55 Tons of Flour Rot
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Nov 2017

21 Nov 2017 – The Productive Workers Union in Venezuela exposed that 55 tons, or 50,000 kilograms, of corn flour were left to rot by the company Demaseca as part of a boycott to damage the country’s economy.

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70 Years of Broken Promises: The Untold Story of Israel’s Partition Plan
Ramzy Baroud - teleSUR, 27 Nov 2017

Thousands of Palestinians were killed in the rebellion as they continued to reject the prejudicial partition.

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Migrants Sold into Slavery in Libya for as Little as US$400
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Nov 2017

Libya, which formerly had the highest standard of living on the African continent, is now in ruins and housing a major slave market—thanks to US invasion, destruction of its social fabric and institutions under Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

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Controversial Monsanto Weed-Killer Banned in Europe: Doesn’t Get Enough EU Votes for Renewal
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Nov 2017

9 Nov 2017 – A bid to renew a five-year license for Monsanto’s controversial weedkiller Roundup, which has been linked to cancer by the World Health Organization, has been foiled by the European Union. Recent statistics show that traces of the herbicide were found in 45 percent of Europe’s topsoil, 60 percent of grain products in the United Kingdom and in the urine of three-quarters of Germans participating in the research project.

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World Votes to Lift Blockade on Cuba as US, Israel Vote ‘No’
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Nov 2017

1 Nov 2017 – The U.N. General Assembly has voted 191 to 2 for the lifting of the U.S. blockade on Cuba as the United States and Israel were the only countries to vote against. Delegate after delegate called for the end of the blockade, highlighting the progressive and positive role Cuba plays in the international community.

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As ISIS Flees, Syrian Troops Find Arms Cache from US, NATO
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Oct 2017

24 Oct 2017 – The Syrian Armed Forces have discovered a large cache of military arsenal from Western countries left behind by the Islamic State group as its forces fled the city of al-Mayadin. “We have encountered a huge arsenal of advanced U.S., British and Belgian weaponry,” said Syrian General Hasan Suhel.

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New Report Reveals Damning Details of Palestinian Minors Held in Israeli Detention
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Oct 2017

25 Oct 2017 – A new report by Israeli NGOs B’tselem and HaMoked, released today, reveals the damning details of Israeli mistreatment of detained Palestinian minors in occupied East Jerusalem. It found that Israel does not act in accordance with the law when interrogating and arresting children. “These teenagers are taken into custody in the middle of the night from their bedrooms and handcuffed,” the report spells. “They are interrogated without proper access to a lawyer or their parents, so that they do not fully understand their rights.”

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International Support for Iran as IAEA Insists Tehran Stuck to Nuclear Deal
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Oct 2017

13 Oct 2017 – In response to the U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to decertify the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with Tehran, the International Atomic Energy Agency has confirmed that Iran adhered to the nuclear deal.

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Unmasking Columbus
Earl Bousquet – teleSUR, 16 Oct 2017

The path opened by Columbus to “The Americas” led to territories being conquered and claimed, stolen and shared by the Europeans.

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