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Pakistan tight-lipped on Saudi Arabia troop mission

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Details sketchy on deployment of more than 1,000 soldiers on ‘train and advise’ mission in the kingdom.

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Afghan Civilians Keep Paying the Price for the So-Called War On Terror

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One of the stated objectives of coalition forces led by the U.S. to invade Afghanistan in 2001 was to overthrow the Taliban from power and help Afghans form

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The slaughter in Syria should outrage us. Yet still we just shrug | Jonathan Freedland

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Trump, Brexit, even Strictly – we focus on anything rather than the bloodletting. That makes us complicit in these atrocities, writes Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland

Source: The slaughter in Syria should outrage us. Yet still we just shrug | Jonathan Freedland

Is That Russian Troll Farm Really an Act of War?

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According to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s indictment, Russian trolls, operating out of St. Petersburg, took American identities on social media and became players in our 2016 election.On divis

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Trump ‘in the league of rights offenders’

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Amnesty International says Donald Trump’s policies could signal “a new era of human rights regression”.

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Russia resists Western bid to condemn Iran at U.N. over Yemen arms

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The United Nations Security Council should not condemn Iran in a resolution to renew sanctions on Yemen, Russia’s U.N. ambassador said on Wednesday, resisting a Western bid to denounce Tehran for failing to stop Yemen’s Houthi group getting its missiles.

Source: Russia resists Western bid to condemn Iran at U.N. over Yemen arms

The Guardian view on eastern Ghouta: the powerful compete, Syrian civilians pay | Editorial

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Editorial: Deaths mount in the besieged opposition enclave, but there is no end to Syria’s enmeshed wars in sight

Source: The Guardian view on eastern Ghouta: the powerful compete, Syrian civilians pay | Editorial