Thailand hosts talks on regional migrant crisis
Full Article Al Jazeera
29 May 2015

Representatives from 17 nations are meeting in Bangkok, the Thai capital, for talks on Southeast Asia's migrant crisis which has seen thousands of desperate people flee on boats across the Bay of Bengal aiming for Malaysia and Indonesia. Observers say it is unclear how much Friday's one-day meeting, which is not being attended at a minister level,...

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Ethnic Rohingya women queue up for food at a temporary shelter in Bayeun, Aceh province, Indonesia, Saturday, May 23, 2015.
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updated 20 May 2015; published 20 May 2015
Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand tackle migrant crisis 말레이•인니, 로힝야족 난민에 임시 피난처 제공
updated 21 May 2015; published 21 May 2015
Asia migrants: Myanmar to attend regional crisis talks - Breaking News - 21-05-2015
updated 29 May 2015; published 29 May 2015
Asia Migrants Bangkok Meeting To Debate Crisis
updated 29 May 2015; published 29 May 2015
U.S. says need to save lives as Asia migrant crisis talks begin
updated 29 May 2015; published 29 May 2015
Bangkok hosts talks over Asian migrant crisis
updated 23 May 2015; published 23 May 2015
Myanmar migrants ransomed by traffickers - BBC News
Fifa to vote on Sepp Blatter presidency
Full Article BBC News
29 May 2015

29 May 2015 From the section Europe The 209 members of Fifa are set to vote for their new president at their congress in Zurich, amid a huge corruption scandal. Sepp Blatter is seeking a fifth term. His only challenger is Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan. The vote comes two days after seven top officials were held in Zurich in a US fraud inquiry...

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Fifa to vote on Sepp Blatter presidency
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updated 09 Jun 2014; published 09 Jun 2014
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: FIFA and the World Cup (HBO)
updated 28 May 2015; published 28 May 2015
‘Don Corleone Blatter not going anywhere’ – Pepe Escobar
updated 29 May 2015; published 29 May 2015
Fifa to vote on Sepp Blatter presidential bid amid corruption scandal
updated 20 Dec 2014; published 20 Dec 2014
FIFA Corruption Report: Sepp Blatter says no 'crisis' as corruption report set to be released
updated 04 Nov 2010; published 04 Nov 2010
Sepp Blatter ,FIFA boss - "Zurich, Switzerland - a FOOTBALL CITY"
updated 05 May 2015; published 05 May 2015
Maradona FIFA has descended into anarchy with Sepp Blatter in charge
Two separate car bombs in parking lots of two hotels have killed 10 people in the capital Baghdad. 29 May 2015.
photo: Via YouTube

updated 28 May 2015; published 28 May 2015
Two Baghdad Luxury Hotels Rocked by Car Bombs
updated 29 May 2015; published 29 May 2015
RAW: Car bombs in Iraq kill 10 in Baghdad
updated 29 May 2015; published 29 May 2015
TRTWorld - World in Two Minutes, 2015, May 29, 07:00 GMT
updated 18 Feb 2014; published 18 Feb 2014
Almost 50 People Killed At Bomb Attacks In Iraq
updated 09 Mar 2014; published 09 Mar 2014
Suicide bomber hits Pakistan funeral
updated 29 May 2015; published 29 May 2015
Twin car bombs at top Baghdad hotels kill 10, wound 30
Isis in Palmyra: Civilians rounded-up and forced to watch execution of 20 men at amphitheatre
Full Article The Independent
28 May 2015

Isis rounded up civilians trapped in Palmyra and forced them to watch 20 people be executed in the historic city’s ancient amphitheatre, a Syrian monitoring group has claimed. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the men were accused of having fought for President Bashar Assad's army. It is not known how they were killed. The...

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File - In this picture taken on Saturday April 18, 2015, a Kurdish displaced family sit in the open air field near their house which was destroyed during the battle between the U.S. backed Kurdish forces and the Islamic State fighters, in Kobani, north Syria.
photo: AP / Mehmet Shakir

updated 25 May 2015; published 25 May 2015
IS Behead Civilians As '400 Killed In Palmyra'
updated 14 May 2015; published 14 May 2015
ISIS on the move advancing to Palmyra Syria executing 29 Civilians
updated 28 May 2015; published 28 May 2015
Palmyra: IS 'kills 20 men' at ancient amphitheatre
updated 25 May 2015; published 25 May 2015
ISIS invasion captures ancient UNESCO city of Palmyra, Syria - TomoNews
updated 22 May 2015; published 22 May 2015
ISIS execute a man with a BAZOOKA in shocking new video
updated 23 May 2015; published 23 May 2015
ISIS News Ramadi & Palmyra Taken but No US Ground Troops to Iraq
A drug war made in Mexico?
Full Article Al Jazeera
28 May 2015

In February 2013, the New York Times' Thomas Friedman made a curious prediction: that Mexico would beat out India and China as "the more dominant economic power in the 21st century". Descending briefly upon the city of Monterrey, "Mexico's industrial/innovation centre", Friedman determined that, despite prevailing problems involving "drug cartels,...

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Federal police stand near the bodies of men who authorities say were suspected cartel gunmen at the Rancho del Sol, near Ecuanduero, in western Mexico, Friday, May 22, 2015.
photo: AP / Oscar Pantoja Segundo

updated 03 May 2013; published 03 May 2013
Mexico's Drug War and Booming Economy (Agenda)
updated 20 Dec 2010; published 20 Dec 2010
NAFTA + U.S. Farm Subsidies Devastates Mexican Agriculture
updated 07 Jan 2011; published 07 Jan 2011
Latin America Needs Free Trade & Drug Legalization: Q&A with WSJ's Mary Anastasia O'Grady
updated 27 Sep 2013; published 27 Sep 2013
Reinventing Mexico
updated 07 Aug 2009; published 07 Aug 2009
As Drug Wars Intensify, Obama Heads to Mexico
updated 04 May 2014; published 04 May 2014
Environmental Regulation and the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

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Judicial Watch obtained a declassified 2012 anticipating ISIS (the Islamic State - IS) emerging from US support for Al Qaeda and other takfiri terrorists. It predicted what...
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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...

FILE - In this Thursday, May 15, 2014 file photo, from left, Mohammed Fahmy, Canadian-Egyptian acting bureau chief of Al-Jazeera, Australian correspondent Peter Greste, and Egyptian producer Baher Mohamed appear in a defendant's cage along with several other defendants during their trial on terror charges at a courtroom in Cairo. An Egyptian court is to deliver its verdict Monday, June 23, 2014 in the trial of three journalists for Al-Jazeera English on terrorism-related charges.
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SYDNEY Al Jazeera reporter Peter Greste, deported after spending 400 days in an Egyptian jail on charges that included aiding a terrorist group, fears he will be found guilty in absentia at a retrial that resumes in Cairo next week. Australian Greste...
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Dennis Hastert Speaker
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Former House speaker Dennis Hastert was indicted on Thursday for ‘bad acts’ shocking Washington and leaving those who knew him best with a host of questions. The news stopped the Washington political class cold: Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert,...
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Tents are set up to provide shade for members of the public, as they stand in line to pay their respects for the late Lee Kuan Yew at the Parliament House where he will lie in state for four days, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Singapore
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Singapore: The dreaded Islamic State terror outfit has identified Singapore, along with the US and the Philippines, as a possible target for its attacks, a noted expert said here today. Islamic State (IS) supporters from the region have also cited...
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An internally displaced Rohingya boy wraps himself with a sarong as he walks in rain at a makeshift camp for Rohingya people in Sittwe, northwestern Rakhine State, Myanmar, ahead of the arrival of Cyclone Mahasen, Tuesday, May 14, 2013.
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Senior officials from across Asia will meet Friday in Bangkok to tackle the growing problem of desperate people landing on the shores of Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, as Rohingya Muslims flee persecution in Myanmar and poor Bangladeshis crowd...
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A major announcement by NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden that Boeing and SpaceX have been chosen to transport U.S. astronauts to and from the International Space Station – effectively putting America back into the business of launching humans to space – ending our sole reliance on Russia by 2017.  29 May 2015
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The restoration of America’s ability to launch American astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) from American soil in 2017 took a major step forward when NASA ordered the first ever commercial human spaceflight mission from Boeing. NASA’s...
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In this Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 photo, Syrian rebels listen to their trainer on how to use a rocket propelled grenade in Maaret Ikhwan, near Idlib, Syria.
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Reuters AMMAN— Nusra Front, the Syrian affiliate of al-Qaida, said on Thursday it had taken over Ariha, the last city in Idlib province in northwestern Syria near the Turkish border that was still held by the government. A coalition of rebel groups...
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British Prime Minister, David Cameron, looks towards German Chancellor Angela Merkel during their joint press conference inside 10 Downing Street in London, Thursday Feb. 27, 2014. German Chancellor Angela Merkel wooed a welcoming but skeptical audience of British lawmakers Thursday with a call for a strong, unified Europe with Britain at its heart. Merkel addressed Britain's Parliament during a visit full of ceremonial honor and political purpose. Prime Minister David Cameron sees Merkel as a potential ally in reshaping the European Union, and laid on lunch at the prime minister's Downing St. residence and tea with Queen Elizabeth II on top of the speech to lawmakers.
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David Cameron will continue his tour of European Union capitals with visits to Poland and then to the woman whose support he most needs in his renegotiation of Britain’s relationship with the bloc: Germany’s Angela Merkel. The U.K. prime minister won...
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