Britain's Queen Elizabeth II proceeds through the Royal Gallery before the State Opening of Parliament in the House of Lords, at the Palace of Westminster in London Wednesdsay May 27, 2015.
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updated 27 May 2015; published 27 May 2015
Britain's Queen Elizabeth Backs Cameron's EU Referendum Plan
updated 27 May 2015; published 27 May 2015
Queen's Full Speech 2015: EU referendum, tax freeze and right-to-buy- UK PM Cameron - Video
updated 27 May 2015; published 27 May 2015
Britain's Queen Elizabeth announces plan for EU referendum law
updated 15 Sep 2014; published 15 Sep 2014
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Scottish Independence
updated 27 May 2015; published 27 May 2015
Britain to hold referendum over membership in EU by end of 2017
updated 27 May 2015; published 27 May 2015
Queen's Speech 2015 Live : EU referendum, tax freeze and right-to-buy
Greater-Nuclear Israel and U.S.' GWOT Bombed Nuclear-Free ME Proposal
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27 May 2015

Article by Correspondent Dallas Darling Not only are nuclear weapons the most terrifying weapon ever created by humankind, but they are the most indiscriminate and genocidal. As for Israel, it must always be remembered that their nuclear weapons project was conceived in the shadow of the Holocaust and Nazi expansionism, and the lessons of...

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File - President Barack Obama talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel as they walk from the Oval Office to the South Lawn Drive of the White House, following their meetings, May 20, 2011.
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updated 29 Sep 2014; published 29 Sep 2014
Feces Flinging Fiesta At The House of Commons
updated 02 Jun 2009; published 02 Jun 2009
Christopher A. Preble Discusses America's Power Problem
updated 30 Jul 2012; published 30 Jul 2012
Chossudovsky: US and NATO to Blame for Syria Violence
updated 10 Jan 2014; published 10 Jan 2014
Eva Bartlett: An Eyewitnesses Account About How Israel Has Constructed a Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza
updated 28 Dec 2011; published 28 Dec 2011
UN chief cool on EU smuggler boat destruction plan
Full Article Philadelphia Daily News
27 May 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) - U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has expressed doubts about European plans to destroy migrant smuggler boats and says the focus should be on saving lives at sea. Ban told reporters in Brussels on Wednesday that "the priority should be given to life saving and strengthening search and rescue." More than 80,000 people have crossed...

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Migrants and asylum seekers gather amidst tents and shelters at a makeshift camp in Calais, northern France, Wednesday, May 27, 2015.
photo: AP / Michel Spingler

updated 03 Dec 2014; published 03 Dec 2014
David Harris - Islamic terrorists plan Christmas terror attacks in Europe
updated 12 May 2015; published 12 May 2015
EU seeks UN support for military action against migrant smugglers
updated 16 May 2015; published 16 May 2015
Libya Denies Smuggled Bangladeshis
updated 12 May 2015; published 12 May 2015
EU seeks UN support to tackle migrant smuggling
updated 18 May 2015; published 18 May 2015
EU approves naval mission against people smugglers: Mogherini
updated 20 May 2015; published 20 May 2015
EU migrant quota plans hit rough water
Iraq's push to take back Ramadi from ISIS greeted by fanfare and questions
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27 May 2015

(CNN)A sandstorm and much fanfare accompanied the start of Iraq's big push to wrest the key province of Anbar from the hands of ISIS. But the major operation has also been met with questions about how effective it will be and what consequences it might have. After the heavy blow of losing the strategic city of Ramadi, doubts remain about the...

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Iraq's push to take back Ramadi from ISIS greeted by fanfare and questions
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updated 17 May 2015; published 17 May 2015
Iraqi Officials Say Ramadi Has Fallen to ISIS
updated 21 May 2015; published 21 May 2015
Iraq Security Forces Fighting ISIS In Falluja, Ramadi, Anbar Province
updated 19 May 2015; published 19 May 2015
Battle of Ramadi 2015 - Iraq War : ISIS Takes Control - Map Update
updated 22 Jun 2014; published 22 Jun 2014
Iraq: Military clash with ISIS in Ramadi
updated 18 May 2015; published 18 May 2015
Iraqi forces flee as ISIS gains control of Ramadi, US official says
updated 18 May 2015; published 18 May 2015
Hundreds killed as ISIS seizes control in Ramadi Iraq
Hamas accused of torturing and killing Palestinians in 'spine-chilling and brutal campaign', says Amnesty
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27 May 2015

Hamas has been accused of “spine-chilling actions” including abducting, killing and torturing its own people in Gaza by Amnesty International. In a report entitled ‘Strangling Necks': Abduction, torture and summary killings of Palestinians by Hamas forces during the 2014 Gaza/Israel conflict, released today, the human rights group details more than...

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A Palestinian member of Hamas's armed wing on patrol during an anti-Israel rally in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, on November 13, 2014.
photo: WN / Ahmed Deeb

updated 27 May 2015; published 27 May 2015
Palestinians 'killed, tortured by Hamas' says Amnesty International - BBC News
updated 25 Jul 2014; published 25 Jul 2014
Hannity, pro-Palestinian guest have heated exchange over Hamas
updated 24 Jul 2014; published 24 Jul 2014
'Why Did Palestinians Elect Hamas?' Megyn Kelly Takes on Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Spokesperson
updated 10 Jul 2012; published 10 Jul 2012
Crime & Punishment in the Gaza Strip
updated 22 Jul 2014; published 22 Jul 2014
Israeli PM: We Kill Palestinians Because Hamas Wants 'Telegenically Dead'
updated 23 Apr 2014; published 23 Apr 2014
2014 June Breaking News USA backed Iranian terrorist group Hamas Palestinian government

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Nick Bryant New York correspondent 27 May 2015 From the section US & Canada comments Jeb Bush has struggled to articulate what he would have done over Iraq On both sides of the...
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Belfast Telegraph
A leading international watchdog has accused the militant Hamas group of abducting, torturing and killing Palestinians during the war in the Gaza Strip last year, saying some of...
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The Independent
What an old softee he was, compared to the throat-cutting killers of the “Islamic State”. The black-bannered executioners are back at work in Ramadi and Palmyra and yet, back from...

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ZURICH (AP) — While accepting the trust of world soccer has to be regained, FIFA President Sepp Blatter responded to the arrest of top officials on Wednesday by insisting it showed his efforts to eradicate corruption were working. The deepest crisis...
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Republican presidential candidate former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks during a primary night watch party Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, in St. Charles, Mo.
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Rick Santorum, the former U.S. senator from Pennsylvania who was the runner-up for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012, said Wednesday he plans to make a second try for the White House. More from California Dreaming: Record...
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Ivan Marquez, center, chief negotiator for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, speaks at a press conference at the close of the eleventh round of peace talks with Colombia's government in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, July 9, 2013.
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Colombia's FARC guerrillas said Wednesday that one of their peace negotiators was killed in an air strike last week that has threatened to derail their talks with the government on ending the five-decade conflict. FARC commander Pastor Alape said...
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President George W. Bush attaches the Presidential Medal of Freedom on former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
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Associated Press JERUSALEM — Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Wednesday stepped down from his post as the international community's Mideast envoy, officials said, ending a term that began with great promise but which struggled to...
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South Korea's presidential candidate Park Geun-hye of the ruling Saenuri Party waves to her supporters upon her arrival to cast her ballot for the presidential election at a polling station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012.
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SEOUL, South Korea -- The top nuclear envoys from South Korea, the United States and Japan agreed Wednesday on the need to increase pressure on North Korea and urged the country to engage in serious negotiations on its expanding nuclear weapons...
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British Prime Minister David Cameron speaks during a press conference at the end of the NATO summit at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014.
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London: UK plans tougher immigartion polices under a referendum for the EU membership by the end of 2017 and more autonomy for Scotland. In a speech to mark the official reopening of Parliament after the May 7 general election, Queen Elizabeth...
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Visitors cool off in a pond at the Nishat Mughal Garden, which overlooks Dal Lake, in Srinagar on July 04, 2012. Holidaymakers continue to flock to the scenic Kashmir valley, a destination favoured by Indian tourists to escape the scorching heat of the Indian plains, as summer vacations in Delhi and other parts of India were extended between one to two weeks.
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New Delhi: The intense heatwave sweeping through many parts of the country has claimed 1242 lives over the last few days, with Andhra Pradesh and Telangana bearing the brunt as these two states account for most of the deaths. As per the latest...
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