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Australia not denying it paid people smugglers

The boat at the centre of the payment allegations, which was reportedly carrying predominantly Sri Lankan nationals, was intercepted late in May last year. The captain told a court in Indonesia that he negotiated payment with officials to take the … Continue reading

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Sexual Abuse by Clergy spans the Denominational spectrum. Not just Catholic

Mennonite seminary apologizes to victims of famed theologian John Howard Yoder Source: http://ncronline.org/news/accountability/mennonite-seminary-apologizes-victims-famed-theologian-john-howard-yoder Evelyn Shellenberger, a former board member of the Goshen Biblical Seminary, speaks during a special service to acknowledge and apologize to the victims of John Howard Yoder … Continue reading

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ORIGINAL SOURCE – http://www.christianpost.com/news/former-navy-seals-chaplain-could-be-kicked-out-of-navy-for-christian-beliefs-135392/ Todd Starnes , CP Op-Ed Contributor March 9, 2015|6:53 pm (B H Publishing Group) A chaplain who once ministered to Navy SEALs could be thrown out of the military after he was accused of failing “to … Continue reading

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One constant problem with individuals, nations, corporations, organizations, etc.  is the strong desire to recount our pasts in the most favorable terms.  All of us can remember when we did this (or at least were very tempted to do it). … Continue reading

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One difficult area where India has a particular blind spot – Lots of words, little serious action about female rapes

India to investigate TV crew’s interview with rapist who claimed victim was responsible for what happened to her ORIGINAL SOURCE http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/india-to-investigate-tv-crews-interview-with-rapist-who-claimed-victim-was-responsible-for-what-happened-to-her-10086390.html Minister of Home Affairs says film will not be aired in India and accused its makers of violating ‘permission … Continue reading

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U.S.A. and RUSSIA not the only governments who played poorly with Nuclear Testing Dangers

We recruits heard that the cycle of basic training soldiers immediately after ours was sent to New Mexico to be part of nuclear bomb testing.  Since then, that has always seemed to me to be a close call. With that … Continue reading

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US futurist touts the rise of the “Global Southern Belt”

China-US / People Updated: 2015-01-30 05:15 By Zhang Yue(China Daily USA) John and his wife Doris were in Beijing on Jan 9 for the launch of their new book The Global Game Change. John Naisbitt, the famed American futurist and … Continue reading

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An unusual request to these USA Chaldean Catholic priests (independent from Rome), probable martyrdom or clerical obedience.

Dispute between El Cajon priest and Chaldean leader in Iraq continues Patriarch Louis Raphael I Sako Patriarch of the Chaldean Church Louis Raphael Sako celebrates Mass at Saint Marilia church in Arbil,Iraq. (Safin Hamed / AFP/Getty Images) By Tony Perry … Continue reading

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When the wolves begin to cross your borders…..

Islamic State seeking bases inside Lebanon: Lebanon security chief By Laila Bassam January 3, 2015 8:25 AM (I have a special interest in Lebanon due to my travels there and persons I know now. This is what comes when one’s … Continue reading

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Recommend this analysis of 4 significant areas of concern in 2014. It may surprise you.

The Top Five Events in 2014 Geopolitical Weekly December 30, 2014 Geopolitical Weekly The Top Five Events in 2014 Stratfor’s founder and chairman reflects on the most significant events of the year. Dec 30, 2014 | 09:00 GMT

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