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May 08, 2021

Asian people under attack in US

A reporting centre for anti-Asian hate crimes, released statistics showing that from March 2020 to March 2021, there were 6,603 reported incidents of anti-Asian hate in the US. That’s almost...

CIA veteran blasts Bush over torture, Iraq and Iran

After 27 years as an analyst with the Central Intelligence Agency, Ray McGovern is now one of the most vocal critics of the government he once served. A founder member of Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, or VIPS, McGovern is highly critical o ...

US lies, half truths and failures in Afghanistan

Chris Gelken As the situation in war-torn Afghanistan deteriorates, the great cover up story of the day was Condoleezza Rice's attempt to disguise the failure of NATO to subdue the Taliban and al-Qaeda in that country. Speaking in London where she tri ...

Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza Worsens

Life in the Gaza Strip has never been easy, but now the situation has worsened with a stepped up blockade by Israel which has sparked a huge humanitarian crisis, writes Chris Gelken. "The 92nd patient in the last three weeks died today as an outc ...

OBAMA WINS MOST 'SUPER TUESDAY' STATES

Barack Obama won 13 of the 24 states voting on 'Super Tuesday' in the Democratic primaries and caucuses to choose a nominee for US president. His rival Hillary Clinton won eight but these included the big delegates rich prizes of California and Ne ...

Top Sports Equipment Firm's 'Cheap Labour' Own Goal

It's not as well-known as mobile phone giant Nokia but fellow Finnish company Amer is the world's No. 1 sports equipment supplier. Tennis fans will recognise one of its brand names, Wilson. Now Amer Sports has been put under the spotlight, alongsid ...

Free Prisoner 345

Media man Sami Al-Hajj, prisoner 345 at America's notorious concentration camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been on hunger strike for more than a year to draw attention to his plight. Sami, who is from Sudan, was arrested in Pakistan in December 2001 ...

Aussies to say sorry to Aborigines

Australia will issue its first formal apology to its indigenous people next month, the government announced on Wednesday, a milestone that could ease tensions with a minority whose mixed-blood children were once taken away on the premise that their race wa ...

Palestinian tragedy ignored by the world

It was a heart-wrenching story, writes Gary Kamiya. Hundreds of thousands of people, trapped for endless years in an open-air jail and recently subjected to an airtight siege, blew up their prison wall and poured out to freedom.  A 24-year-old man nam ...

US must put out fire in the Niger Delta

Nigeria's new music star has released a powerful video highlighting the plight of the people in the oil-rich Delta region after more than 40 years of exploitation by Western petroleum giants.Inemo Samiama, who has been dubbed the 'Prince' of Af ...

OBAMA FOR PRESIDENT

Congratulations to American politician Barack Obama for pulling off a stunning victory in the South Carolina primary to find the Democratic Party nominee for US President. He beat his nearest rival Hillary Clinton 2:1. Editors at The-Latest had earlier tak ...

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