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#Israel EVACUATES 800 #WhiteHelmets ‘ACTIVISTS’ FROM SOUTH WEST #Syria AS #Damascus CLEARS AREA OF REBELS #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLive nayabchohan.com gnayabchohan.com

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WHITE HELMETS ACTIVISTS WORK WITH THE REBELS REGARDED BY SYRIA AS TERRORISTS .. THEY WILL BE MOVED TO BRITAIN, CANADA AND GERMANY .. SYRIA IS CLOSE TO BRINGING AN END TO SEVEN-YEAR CONFLICT ..

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FOUR #Palestinians KILLED AND 120 INJURED AS ISRAEL BOMBS #Gaza FOLLOWING DEATH OF A SOLDIER #GazaUnderAttack #Israel #Palestine #Occupation #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLive nayabchohan.com gnayabchohan.com

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THIS WAS THE FIRST ISRAELI SOLDIER KILLED SINCE THE GREAT MARCH RETURN BEGAN ON MARCH 30 ..

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#Breaking #Fra ARE #WorldCup CHAMPIONS France 4 Croatia 2 #WorldCup #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLive nayabchohan.com gnayabchohan.com #NayabChohanLive nayabchohan.com and gnayabchohan.com

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#Greizmann PENALTY PUTS #Fra AHEAD AGAINST STRONG #Cro CHALLENGE IN #WorldCup FINAL HT France 2 Croatia 1 #Fra v #Cro #WorldCup #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLive nayabchohan.com gnayabchohan.com

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WORLD CUP FINAL

FRANCE 4 CROATIA 2 LATEST

GREIZMANN CONVERTS AFTER THE REFEREE AWARDED FRANCE A PENALTY AFTER CONSULTING VAR .. CROATIA HAVE REMAINED A THREAT THROUGH OUT THE HALF .. POGBA PUTS IN A THIRD AS FRANCE CONTINUED TO WEATHER THE CROATIAN STORM ..

THAT WAS FOLLOWED BY AN EXOCHET FIRED BY 19-YEAR-OLD MBAPPE ..

CROATIA LOOKED LOST UNTIL MANDZUKIC TOOK ADVANTAGE OF LLORIS’S GOALKEEPING HOWLER ..

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#Cro BEAT BRAVE #Eng TO REACH WORLD CUP FINAL Croatia 2 England 1 #Cro v #Eng #WorldCup #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLive nayabchohan.com gnayabchohan.com

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WORLD CUP SEMI FINALS

CROATIA 2 ENGLAND 1

BELGIUM 0 FRANCE 1

FINAL

FRANCE V CROATIA

THIRD PLACE PLAY OFF

BELGIUM 2 ENGLAND 0

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#Fra ARE THROUGH TO #WorldCup FINAL AFTER BEATING #Bel IN A TENSE AFFAIR France 1 Belgium 0 #Fra v #Bel #WorldCup #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLive nayabchohan.com gnayabchohan.com

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WORLD CUP SEMI FINALS

FRANCE 1 BELGIUM 0

CROATIA 0 ENGLAND 1 LATEST

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#UK FACING THE PROSPECT OF A THIRD GENERAL ELECTION AFTER #Brexit SECRETARY #DavidDavis RESIGNS SAYING IT’S ‘LESS LIKELY’ BRITAIN WILL LEAVE CUSTOMS UNION AND SINGLE MARKET #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLive gnayabchohan.com nayabchohan.com

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UK FOREIGN SECRETARY BORIS JOHNSON HAS ALSO RESIGNED … HIS DEPARTURE COMES 30 MINUTES BEFORE PM THERESA MAY OUTLINES HER PLAN TO PARLIAMENT FOR A ‘SOFTER’ BREXIT ..

DAVID DAVIS BREXIT SECRETARY EXPLAINED WHY HE HAD LEFT HIS POSITION IN THIS LETTER ..

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#Eng ARE THROUGH TO THE #WorldCup SEMI FINALS Sweden 0 England 2 #Swe v #Eng #WorldCup #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLive nayabchohan.com gnayabchohan.com

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QUARTER FINALS

RUSSIA 2 CROATIA 2

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PENALTIES

CROATIA WIN ON PENALTIES

SWEDEN 0 ENGLAND 2

BRAZIL 1 BELGIUM 2

URUGUAY 0 FRANCE 2

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BELGIUM V FRANCE

ENGLAND V CROATIA

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#Bra ARE OUT AFTER A CLASSIC ENCOUNTER WITH #Bel Brazil 1 Belgium 2 #Bra v #Bel #WorldCup #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLive nayabchohan.com and gnayabchohan.com will

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QUARTER FINALS

BRAZIL 1 BELGIUM 2

FRANCE 2 URUGUAY 0

SEMI FINALS

FRANCE V BELGIUM

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#Fra ARE THE FIRST SIDE THROUGH TO #WorldCup SEMI FINALS Uruguay 0 France 2 #Uru v #Fra #WorldCup #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLive nayabchohan.com gnayabchohan.com

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QUARTER FINALS

URUGUAY 0 FRANCE 2

BRAZIL 0 BELGIUM 2 LATEST

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FORMER PM #Pakistan #NawazSharif GETS TEN YEARS FOR OWNING FOUR LUXURY FLATS IN #London #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLive gnayabchohan.com nayabchohan.com

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NATIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY BUREAU SENTENCED NAWAZ SHARIF TEN YEARS FOR OWNING ASSETS BEYOND INCOME AND ANOTHER YEAR FOR NOT COOPERATING WITH THE INVESTIGATION SPARKED BY REVELATIONS IN THE PANAMA PAPERS .. HIS DAUGHTER MARYAM RECEIVED SEVEN YEARS FOR AIDING AND ABETTING AND ANOTHER YEAR FOR NOT COOPERATING .. HIS SON IN LAW SAFDOUR RECEIVED ONE YEAR .. NAWAZ SHARIF WHO IS IN LONDON SAYS THE CHARGES ARE POLITICALLY MOTIVATED .. THE DEPOSED PM HAS NOW RETURNED TO PAKISTAN IN TIME FOR THE COUNTRY’S NATIONAL ELECTIONS ON JULY 25 .. HE WAS ARRESTED ON HIS ARRIVAL .. OBSERVERS SAY THE ARMY IS TRYING TO ENSURE IMRAN KHAN’S ELECTION WIN ..

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#Eng ARE THROUGH TO #WorldCup QUARTER FINALS AFTER WINNING ON PENALTIES Colombia 1 England 1 #Col v #Eng #WorldCup #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLive gnayabchohan.com nayabchohan.com

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QUARTER FINALS

ENGLAND V SWEDEN

RUSSIA V CROATIA

FRANCE V URUGUAY

BRAZIL V BELGIUM

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#Bel WIN IT AT THE DEATH TO PLAY #Bra IN QUARTER FINALS Belgium 3 Japan 2 #Bel v #Jap #WorldCup #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLive gnayabchohan.com nayabchohan.com

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LAST 16

BELGIUM 3 JAPAN 2

BRAZIL 2 MEXICO 0

QUARTER FINALS

BRAZIL V BELGIUM

RUSSIA V CROATIA

FRANCE V URUGUAY

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#Mbappe SCORES TWICE AS #Fra BEAT #Arg IN A CLASSIC TO REACH #WorldCup QUARTER FINALS France 4 Argentina 3 #Fra v #Arg #WorldCup #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLive gnayabchohan.com

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#Ger ARE OUT OF THE #WorldCup SOUTH Korea 2 Germany 0 #Kor v #Ger #WorldCup #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLive nayabchohan.com gnayabchohan.com

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GROUP F

SOUTH KOREA 2 GERMANY 0

MEXICO 0 SWEDEN 3

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#Kroos WONDER GOAL SEALS #Ger FIRST WIN Germany 2 SWEDEN 1 #Ger v #Swe #WorldCup #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLive nayabchohan.com gnayabchohan.com

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GERMANY 2 SWEDEN 1

MEXICO 2 SOUTH KOREA 1

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MEXICO 2 2 0 0 6

GERMANY 2 1 1 0 3

SWEDEN 2 1 1 0 3

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#Cro BEAT #Arg IN A GAME OF ERRORS Argentina 0 Croatia 3 #Arg v #Cro #WorldCup #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLive nayabchohan.com gnayabchohan.com

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GROUP D

ARGENTINA 0 CROATIA 3

ARGENTINA’S BELOW PAR SIDE CONTRIVED TO LOSE TO A COMPACT CROATIAN TEAM .. ARGENTINA WERE CHASING THE GAME AFTER GOALKEEPER CABALLERO’S ERROR ALLOWED REBIC THROUGH .. ARGENTINA WHO DREW AGAINST ICELAND ARE NOW STRUGGLING TO STAY IN THE WORLD CUP

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#FRA CONTINUE TO DISAPPOINT WITH ANOTHER UNCONVINCING WIN France 1 Peru 0 #Fra v #Per #WorldCup #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLive gnayabchohan.com nayabchohan.com

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GROUP C

FRANCE 1 PERU 0

DENMARK 1 AUSTRALIA 1

PERU ARE OUT OF WORLD CUP

MBAPPE, 19, IS THE YOUNGEST PLAYER TO SCORE FOR FRANCE AT A WORLD CUP .. THIS IS FRANCE’S SECOND WIN AFTER BEATING AUSTRALIA 1 – 0 .. AUSTRALIA KEPT THEIR WORLD CUP DREAM ALIVE AFTER JEDINAK SCORED A DISPUTED PENALTY AGAINST DENMARK ..

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#US PULLS OUT OF #UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL AFTER CHIEF SAYS 2,000 #Migrant CHILDREN SEPARATED FROM THEIR PARENTS BY @realDonaldTrump IMMIGRATION POLICY #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLive nayabchohan.com gnayabchohan.com

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RONALDO HATRICK ENSURES IT’S ALL SQUARE IN A THRILLA Portugal 3 Spain 3 #WorldCup #PorEsp #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLive gnayabchohan.com nayabchohan.com

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GROUP B

PORTUGAL 3 SPAIN 3

IRAN 1 MOROCCO 0

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#US LED BOMBING OF #Raqqa KILLED HUNDREDS AND MAY HAVE BROKEN INTERNATIONAL LAW – AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL #Syria #UK #France #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLive nayabchohan.com

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39 MEMBERS OF THE BADRAN FAMILY WERE KILLED DURING COALITION AIR STRIKES AT RAQQA .. TEN NEIGHBOURS ALSO PERISHED .. AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL SAYS DAESH GOT AWAY AS HUNDREDS OF CIVILIANS WERE KILLED IN A DISPROPORTIONATE BOMBING CAMPAIGN .. AMNESTY CALLS ON THE UK TO ADMIT THERE WERE CIVILIAN CASUALTIES .. SYRIA REGARDS COALITION AIR STRIKES A VIOLATION OF IT’S SOVEREIGNTY AND THUS ILLEGAL ..

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#Israel TO INVESTIGATE FATAL SHOOTING OF #Palestinian NURSE #RazanNajjar BY IT’S #Snipers DURING #GreatReturnMarch #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLive nayabchohan.com

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UPDATE – A PALESTINIAN WAS SHOT DEAD BREACHING THE FENCE ERECTED BY ISRAEL BETWEEN ITSELF AND GAZA .. 125 PALESTINIANS HAVE BEEN KILLED BY #ISRAELI SNIPERS AND GUNFIRE SINCE MARCH 30 WHEN THE GREAT RETURN MARCH PROTEST BEGAN ..

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#US IMPOSES TARIFFS OF 25% STEEL AND 10% ALUMINIUM ON #Mexico #Canada AND #EuropeanUnion #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLive nayabchohan.com

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#Palestinians HAVE ASKED #ICC TO INVESTIGATE #Israel OVER HUMAN RIGHTS ‘VIOLATIONS’ IN #OccupiedTerritories SINCE JUNE 2014 #Palestine #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLive nayabchohan.com

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#GinaHaspel WHO RAN A BLACK SITE THAT USED TORTURE, WATERBOARDING (AND A FEW OTHER THINGS.. ) IS @realDonaldTrump’s @CIA DIRECTOR #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLive

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#US BLOCKS #UN SECURITY COUNCIL STATEMENT CALLING FOR INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATION INTO DEATHS ON #Gaza – #Israeli BORDER #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLive

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GAZADEATH TOLL FROM YESTERDAY’S FIRING FROM ISRAELI TROOPS ROSE TO 59 WITH THE DEATH OF 8 -MONTH LEILA ANWAR AL-GHANDOUR .. A FURTHER 41 KILLED AND 9,000 HAVE BEEN WOUNDED OVER THE LAST FEW WEEKS ..

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59 #Palestinians KILLED AND 2000 WOUNDED WITH #Israel ALSO POUNDING #Gaza AS #USA OPENS EMBASSY IN #Jerusalem #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLIVE

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#AmberRudd HAS RESIGNED AS #UK HOME SECRETARY AFTER LEAKED DOCUMENT SHOWS SHE DID KNOW ABOUT #MIGRANT TARGETS #Windrush #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLIVE

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FOUR #Palestinians KILLED AND 600 INJURED AS #UN HUMAN RIGHTS CHIEF SAYS #Israel IS USING ‘EXCESSIVE FORCE’ AGAINST #GreatReturnMarch PROTESTERS #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLIVE

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WESTERN POWERS HAVE TREATED THE MIDDLE EAST AS THEIR BACKYARD FOR OVER A CENTURY. WHY WOULD THEY CHANGE NOW? #Syria #Libya #Iraq #Afghanistan #USA #UK #France #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLIVE

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ANALYSIS – There were, of course, victories for the Western powers in Muslim lands long before 1917. Britain and France were colonial empires who had seized control of lands in the name of freedom for centuries. However, 1917 was different and marked the beginning of the modern relationship between the Middle East and the West. For in this year came the fall of Palestine to the British, an event that led to eventual collapse and dissolution of the Ottoman Empire, the Muslim World’s last and true Islamic state. So significant was this to the West that the General who led the British through the gates of Jerusalem remarked the ‘Crusades’ were now over, and his French counterpart upon arriving at Damascus remarked at Saladin’s grave that he stood witness to the triumph of the cross over the crescent. After this, both powers set about governing the Middle East according to their ‘zones of influence.’ The Arabs who helped them get into power were treated with classic colonial disdain – promises of freedom were not kept and when a new rival emerged from the Saudi desert funding to the ‘Sheriff of Mecca’ was simply frozen. No ruler would be allowed to be powerful enough to challenge another and, of course, no one would ever challenge the imperial rule of Britain and France. This was a pattern that would continue when those empires collapsed some thirty years later and the USA took their place. The defeat of Nasser’s Egypt in six days by the state of Israel meant Washington now had an ally that it could rely on to keep on eye on a Middle East which was being energized by nationalist movements – the strongest of which was the Baath Party which took control of Iraq and Syria. The Iran-Iraq War of the late nineteen eighties ensured neither country would emerge as a single power to challenge for supremacy of the Middle East. Washington armed both sides to ensure that this didn’t occur. And when the army of Saddam Hussein entered the oil Kingdom of Kuwait and threatened the oil fields of Saudi Arabia, America cobbled together a paper coalition and ensured the removal of the invading army. The terror attacks of 9/11 then offered policy makers in Washington the opportunity to rid the Middle East of Saddam Hussein and Colonel Gaddafi under the guise of freedom. Now it’s the turn of Syria and after that it’ll be Iran.

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#Palestinian TEENAGER #AhedTamimi TO SERVE 8 MONTHS IN JAIL FOR SLAPPING AN #Israeli SOLDIER #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLIVE

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PAKISTAN WIN CHAMPIONS TROPHY AFTER BEATING INDIA BY 180 RUNS #CT17Final #CT17 #PAKvIND #Pakistan #India #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLIVE 

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CHAMPIONS LEAGUE TROPHY FINAL

PAKISTAN 338 – 4 ZAMAN 114

INDIA 158 (30.3 OVERS) PANDYA 76 (including 6 SIXES)

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ICC DELEGATION IN ISRAEL AND PALESTINE TO LOOK AT 2014 GAZA WAR CRIMES #Gaza #Palestine #Israel #Occupation #ICC #GazaunderAttack 

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GAZA – Delegation from International Criminal Court on a five day visit to look at war crimes conducted by Israel’s military and Hamas during the 51-day assault on Gaza in 2014. They will hold meetings in Ramallah, Tel Aviv and Jerusalem with Israeli and Palestinian officials. Palestine joined the ICC in 2015 – a move opposed by  Israel, US and most of the ICC’s European backers.

PALESTINIANS 2,100 KILLED AT LEAST of which 551 were children, 299 women  and 11,231 INJURED

ISRAEL 67 soldiers 6 civilians

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WHY BERNIE IS ONLY CANDIDATE TO BEAT TRUMP AND TAKE AMERICA FORWARD #BernieSanders #FeeltheBern #HillaryClinton #DonaldTrump #NayabChohan #TemplateNews #Analysis #DistantEchoes #NayabChohanLIVE

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ANALYSIS – Bernie Sanders is a once in a lifetime candidate – he shouldn’t be, trouble is he is. And that is why the President of America who came eight years ago promising change may want to pause and think before reading Senator Bernie Sanders the riot act. Bernie has managed to make millions believe that America is their country, that they count. He has done this through standing on principle, year after year, decade after decade. When he makes a promise you know he’s going to do his best to deliver. If America is ever going to change, if it’s ever going to take a long and critical look at it’s past and become a force for good in the world, it’s going to have look after it’s own citizens – 70% of whom have had no college education, millions of whom sleep on the streets in what is still the wealthiest country in the history of man.

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Hillary Clinton won’t do this – she hasn’t the will or frankly the self awareness. Hillary Clinton is simply too selfish. She is a woman with blood on her hands, who backed the Iraq War, and pushed for conflicts in Libya, Honduras and Syria. She is a woman who was pictured jumping for joy at the news of Colonel Gaddafi’s death and was clearly relishing the ‘take down’ of Osama bin Laden. Hillary Clinton has done all this because she has actively sought the office of President through out her long and financially rewarding political career. In every way, she is a creation of the corrupt political system that Bernie’s supporters so despise.

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If Hillary Clinton and her powerful friends get their way, they will simply promise more of the same – four more years of ensuring the American dream is experienced by the few and not the many. And that can only lead to one outcome – victory for Donald Trump, the candidate who like Bernie has managed to tap into this nation’s widespread disillusionment with what America has become.

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TIME FOR WASHINGTON TO TALK TO THE TALIBAN #Afghanistan #Taliban #USA #Helmand #NayabChohan #TemplateNews

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ANALYSIS – American special forces have fought like lions in Helmand province. That part is obvious to anyone following the still ongoing Afghan war. A picture of an American soldier posting his nation’s flag in MARJAH compound in every way symbolises the best of his country’s fighting forces. The Taliban know how good the opposition is and they also know that the Americans can fight that they have banished the myth forever that the US relies too heavily on technology.

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Unfortunately the same can not be said for the politicians and arm chair generals in Washington who still haven’t accepted the reality on the ground. America has lost this war – not because of its soldiers but because of the policy makers. From the start this was a failed campaign because US bombing simply replaced the Taliban with the very people whose presence had made the emergence of the religious students necessary.  The resulting government has been corrupt and incompetent and have committed outrages against Taliban prisoners of war and the Afghan population whose lives continue to be desperate despite the billions of dollars  poured into KABUL. Before Helmand there was KUNDUZ which was overrun by Taliban fighters who attacked each district from several directions for weeks before forcing their way through to seize control of the whole province. It was an action that also resulted in the bombing of the MSF hospital that America blames on its Afghan colleagues. Today, with SANGIN poised to fall and with it neighboring Helmand districts the question is when will the politicians in Washington accept the realities on the ground. And that will mean having serious talks with the Taliban.

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JOURNALIST NAYAB CHOHAN INERVIEWS FORMER ITN EDITOR IN CHIEF STEWART PURVIS in EXCLUSIVE TEMPLATE FILM – How The 1980 Iranian Embassy Siege changed my life as an ITN news producer #Iranianembassysiege #nayabchohan #TemplateINTERVIEW

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Why taking RT off air would be a mistake ANALYSIS #RT #TemplateANALYSIS

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ANALYSIS – RT which was formerly known as RussiaToday has become the focus of considerable attention here in Britain and across the Atlantic because it’s critics say the channel is nothing more than a mouthpiece for Vladimir Putin. Those critics include The Guardian newspaper which claims to champion free speech, as well as the usual suspects at Fox News. OFCOM which took Iranian owned PressTV off the air here has criticised RT for its lack of balance particularly over its coverage of Ukraine which the channel has unsuccessfully attempted to portray as a battle against the facists and Nazis of Kiev, in much as same way as it attempted to show the former president of Georgia to be a genocidal maniac. RT offers a different point of view – it has at least two clear stars in its schedule, namely Max Keiser and Peter Lavelle’s Cross Talk programme – and sometimes scores hits for instance it recently showed the civilian toll of Saudi Arabia’s air strikes in Yemen, which al Jazeera has been claiming to be a largely ‘clean’ war. Of course RT is a propaganda channel it may deny this but it comes across as such on air and in its content, and you also get the impression that it is impossible to criticise the President of Russia or Russia generally – but that shouldn’t  mean it being removed off air. The viewer gets another take on the world and should be allowed to make their own judgment as to whether what they are seeing and hearing has some merit or is just a state’s propaganda.  Any judgements like those that resulted in the removal of PressTV must take into account this broader picture, that RT offers a point of view from a part of the world that is still misunderstood and because of various reasons will continue to play a major part in future world affairs.

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ABOVE .. OFCOM’S PROF STEWART PURVIS EXPLAINS WHY IRANIAN RUN PRESS TV WAS TAKEN OFF THE AIRWAVES IN TEMPLATE NEWS EXCLUSIVE .. RT’S COVERAGE OF THE UKRAINE CRISIS ..

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Pakistan’s Third Way

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ANALYSIS – If a recent rally is to be believed, the former cricketer Imran Khan is emerging as a serious challenger on the Pakistani political scene.

During an interview with ITV News last night,  Imran Khan said the current president Asif Ali Zardari was completely discredited and that his own appeal was among the young.

He was not concerned about his own safety, given the bloody nature of Pakistani politics – he was prepared to make any sacrifice to save his country.

The camera shots from the point of view of the reporter – Mark Austin – revealed a very agitated Imran.

There are clearly things he wanted to say and do, once he gets his chance.

Trouble is, Pakistan has had too many saviours, Zardari was also one such figure.

What this still young nation needs is someone  who will spread the wealth evenly to the rest of the population, so that everyone gets the chance – like Imran himself – to shine.