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Thousands protest for more refugees in Madrid

For the second time in a matter of months, thousands of Spaniards have demanded their government do its part for refugees. Spain has resettled fewer …

Amnesty International

What We Didn't Know Or Chose To Ignore About The '67 War

In June of 1967, I was in the midst of my final weeks in college when the war broke out. At the time, I knew little about the Middle East, since I was more engaged in the anti-war and civil rights movements. And so as I watched the UN Security Council debates that preceded and followed the war, I …

Bankers are stepping up lobbying attempts to push for access to the single market

The City’s biggest banks are contemplating stepping up their lobbying attempts amid hopes of guaranteeing a softer Brexit in the wake of the hung parliament.<p>Senior bankers from some of the largest institutions in the Square Mile are understood to have met in the last week for a private discussion …

United Kingdom

Qatar's Crisis With Saudi Arabia And Gulf Neighbors Has Decades-Long Roots

The decision last week by Gulf Arab states to sever ties and halt trade with the tiny, hydrocarbon-rich country of Qatar has focused attention on what critics call Qatar's funding of Islamist groups, including the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas.<p>U.S. investigators believe the crisis was sparked by …

What Happened to Russiagate?

By <b>Robert Parry / Consortiumnews</b>For five months, there was a daily drumbeat on Russiagate, the theory that Russia put Donald Trump in the White House. …

Ken Buck blasts fundraising culture of Washington

WASHINGTON — In a speech tied to the release of his new tell-all book, Congressman Ken Buck of Colorado on Thursday criticized the way his party …