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  • All The Old World Systems Are Being Deliberately Torn Down

    Authored by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, As we approach the holiday season many people turn to thoughts on tradition, heritage, principles, duty, honor and family. They consider the accomplishments and even the failures of the past and where we are headed in the future. For most of the year, the average American will keep their heads in the sands of monotony and decadence and distraction. But during this time, even in the midst of the consumption frenzy it has been molded into, people tend...

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  • Syria Summit Kicks Off In Russia With Some Anti-Saudi Trolling

    While in Sochi, Russia for trilateral talks between Russia, Iran, and Turkey over the future of Syria, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has taken to Twitter for some serious trolling. As the first day of the summit concluded - a day preceded by a rare 4-hour visit to Russia by Syrian President Bashar Assad who met with Putin on Monday - Zarif stated, "No need for empty words or gimmicks - including glowing orbs - when you're actually working for peace and against terror." The Iranian FM was...

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  • Naim Suleymanoglu, 50, Dies; Weight Lifting’s ‘Pocket Hercules’

    At 4-foot-10, he won three consecutive Olympic gold medals in weight lifting, emerging as a national hero in Turkey.

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  • Besieged Syrians eating trash, fainting from hunger

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Syrians in the besieged enclave of Eastern Ghouta are so short of food that they are eating trash, fainting from hunger and forcing their children to eat on alternate days, the U.N. World Food Programme said in a report on Wednesday.

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  • Besieged Syrians eating trash, fainting from hunger: U.N. survey

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Syrians in the besieged enclave of Eastern Ghouta are so short of food that they are eating trash, fainting from hunger and forcing their children to eat on alternate days, the U.N. World Food Programme said in a report on Wednesday.

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  • As Trump leads from behind, America’s enemies step in

    The Trump administration's foreign policy negligence is creating a vacuum that others are moving to fill.

    Washington Post
  • Exclusive: SAP investigating its sales practices in Gulf region

    DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) - German business software giant SAP , which last month said its South African sales commissions were being probed by U.S. regulators, has launched an investigation into its business practices in the Gulf region, it said on Wednesday.

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  • Putin wins backing from Iran, Turkey for new Syria peace push

    SOCHI, Russia/RIYADH (Reuters) - Russia's Vladimir Putin won the backing of Turkey and Iran on Wednesday to host a Syrian peace congress, taking the central role in a major diplomatic push to finally end a civil war all but won by Moscow's ally, President Bashar al-Assad.

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  • Putin wins backing from Iran, Turkey for new Syria peace push

    SOCHI, Russia/RIYADH (Reuters) - Russia's Vladimir Putin won the backing of Turkey and Iran on Wednesday to host a Syrian peace congress, taking the central role in a major diplomatic push to finally end a civil war all but won by Moscow's ally, President Bashar al-Assad.

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  • Putin wins backing from Iran, Turkey for new Syria peace push

    By Denis Pinchuk and Stephen KalinSOCHI, Russia/RIYADH Nov 22 (Reuters) - Russia's Vladimir Putin won the backing of Turkey and Iran on Wednesday to host a ...

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  • Do We Really Need A Federal Ban On Horse Meat?

    Authored by Ryan McMaken via The Mises Institute, For decades in the United States, turkey has been the center of the Thanksgiving meal. Some eccentrics may offer other choices, such as roast beef or duck, but nowadays, it's a sure bet that few households will be offering horse meat as one of Thursday's featured dishes.  Horse meat has largely disappeared from the Western diet, and not even our pets eat much horse anymore. In the United States, however, this flight from horse meat has been...

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  • Exclusive: SAP says executive resigns amid Gulf region sales probe

    DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) - SAP is investigating sales practices in its Gulf region after executives in charge of its dealings in the region resigned or been put on administrative leave, the German business software giant said on Wednesday.

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  • Give Thanks For Turkey-flation

    Via LPLResearch.com, As we near Thanksgiving Day, investors have many things for which to be thankful; from a global bull market in equities, led partly by a strong resurgence in corporate earnings, to very few signs of a recession starting over the next 12-18 months. There are a few near-term catalysts we’re watching, but there are also many longer-term positive signs. And since we’ve already talked a lot about how 2017 has so far been one of the strongest and least volatile bull markets ever,...

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  • Putin hosts Iran, Turkey leaders in major new Syria diplomacy push

    By Denis Pinchuk and Stephen KalinSOCHI, Russia/RIYADH Nov 22 (Reuters) - Russia's Vladimir Putin hosted the presidents of Turkey and Iran to discuss Syria ...

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  • As lira plumbs record low, Turkey says U.S. problems temporary

    By Behiye Selin Taner and Daren ButlerISTANBUL, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Turkey's prime minister and its economy czar both attempted on Wednesday to talk up a...

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  • Russia's Putin says Iran, Turkey back proposed Syrian peoples'...

    SOCHI, Russia, Nov 22 (Reuters) - The leaders of Iran and Turkey on Wednesday supported the convocation of a Syrian peoples' congress as one of the first...

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  • The Latest: Spain slammed as migrants put in unopened jail

    The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local):

    Washington Post
  • Atlantis FOUND? Mystery 3,000-year-old castle spotted underwater

    BOFFINS have discovered the ruins of a 3,000-year old castle underwater – and believe they have...

    Dailystar.co.uk
  • Iranian and Turkish leaders arrive in Russia for Syria talks with Putin

    Hassan Rouhani and Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visit Sochi two days after Russian president hosted Syria’s Bashar al-Assad Iran’s president, Hassan Rouhani, and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, have arrived in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi for talks with Vladimir Putin that are expected to focus on a political settlement for postwar Syria. The mini-summit of the three countries – which this year helped broker a truce between Syrian government troops and the opposition in several...

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  • Asian Stocks Smash Records; Dollar Slides As Crude Surges To July 2015 Highs

    Global shares hit another record high on Wednesday, propelled higher by what increasingly more call (ir)rational exuberance, and investors’ unflagging enthusiasm for tech stocks. That said, S&P futures are unchanged the morning before Thanksgiving (at least before the market open ramp), as are European stocks (Stoxx 600 is flat), despite the euphoria in the Asian session which saw the MSCI Asia Pac index hit a new all time high... ... as oil jumped, rising as much as $1.15 to $57.98/bbl,...

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  • Egypt detains 29 people on suspicion of espionage for Turkey

    CAIRO, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Egypt's public prosecutor has ordered the detention of 29 people suspected of espionage on behalf of Turkey and joining a...

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  • Turkey expects S-400 defence system from Russia in 2019

    ANKARA, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Turkey expects to receive its first Russian S-400 surface-to-air missiles in 2019, Defence Minister Nurettin Canikli said on...

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  • How the Middle East Became Russia's Game, Not America's

    Nikolas K. Gvosdev Security, Middle East If Russia can show that its model of transactional bargaining can produce results, expect for Putin to see if he can replicate that success in East Asia. While the U.S. media continues its laser-like focus on the “Twitter battle” between the president of the United States and the father of a college basketball player who was released from detention in China after the personal intercession of Donald Trump with Chinese president Xi Jinping, the...

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  • Lebanon's "Odysseus" Hariri Returns To Beirut, Puts Resignation On Hold: What's Comes Next?

    Saad Hariri finally returned to Beirut late on Tuesday amid tight security after what was essentially a two week house arrest in Riyadh which began on November 4 after his resignation announcement in Saudi Arabia. Lebanese television aired live footage of the former prime ministers plane landing, though he left without addressing the expectant throng of journalists gathered at the airport. His shocking resignation, which President Michel Aoun has refused to formally accept, came amidst Saudi...

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