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Science and politics: is there a common ground?

Related topics healthy livingSciencepolitichealthnatural lawlife Advertisement What is about science and politic? Science or politics is about hypothesis and laws, doing the best work for mother earth, animals and people. Destructive politic and science. The bigotry speech. It looks like the scientific establishment or politicians are more concern about how to manipulate people or please financial institutions; independent of natural ...

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UK ‘fails to freeze’ Mubarak-era assets

The UK government is failing in its commitment to freeze assets of the regime of former Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak, a BBC investigation has found. Publicly available documents reveal property and companies linked to key figures in the Mubarak circle that have been unaffected by sanctions. Egyptian officials accuse the UK of hiding stolen wealth and breaching international anti-corruption accords. ...

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Ghana’s Opposition Splits over Presidential Candidate

In Ghana, the presidential candidate of the opposition United Front Party (UFP) has denied reports he has been removed as leader of the party ahead of the December general election. “We have about 51 members as our national executive and only three people are making this assertion. So, it is neither here nor there,”…

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Moonies founder Sun Myung Moon dies aged 92

Self-proclaimed messiah notorious for mass weddings and creation of Unification Church dies in South Korea Sun Myung Moon, the Unification Church founder most famous for presiding over mass weddings, has died at the age of 92. Photograph: Ahn Young-Joon/AP He married thousands of people in mass weddings, made millions from his church’s business interests and was accused of brainwashing his ...

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French foreign minister warns Syria over chemical weapons

Laurent Fabius said "our response … would be massive and blistering". Mr Fabius, speaking on RMC radio, said: "We are discussing this notably with our American and English partners." US president Barack Obama has said that if Mr Assad’s regime were to use chemical or biological weapons, this would be a "red line" issue. Mr Fabius said Russia and China ...

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Apple takes aim at Samsung’s Galaxy S III phone

After winning a landmark $1-billion patent infringement case, Apple Inc. is once again targetting Samsung Electronics Co. by taking aim at its rival’s bestselling Galaxy S III phone. Apple on Friday amended a complaint, filed originally in Feburary, to include four more products to a list of Samsung gadgets that the Cupertino, Calif., tech giant says infringes on its patents. ...

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UNICEF: 1,600 Killed in Syria’s Civil War Last Week

The U.N. children's fund UNICEF says Syria's civil war killed 1,600 people last week, making it the deadliest seven-day period of the 18-month conflict. UNICEF spokesman Patrick McCormick said Sunday the death toll included some children, but he did not elaborate. Syrian opposition…

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Robert Fisk: Syria´s Road From Jihad To Prison

For the first time, a Western journalist has been granted access to Assad's military prisoners By Robert Fisk September 02, 2012 "The Independent" – – They came into the room one by one, heads bowed, wrists crossed in front of them as if they were used to wearing handcuffs. In one of Syria's most feared military prisons, they told their ...

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Biden: Romney wants war with Syria, Iran

YORK, Pa. – Vice President Joe Biden said Sunday that Republican rival Mitt Romney is “ready to go to war in Syria and Iran” while hurting the middle class. The warning came during a campaign stop in York, Pa., designed to promote President Barack Obama’s economic policies among white, working-class voters. The thrust of Biden’s pitch has been that America ...

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Activists say 5,000 killed in Syria in August

BEIRUT — Two activist groups said Sunday that about 5,000 people were killed in Syria’s escalating civil war in August while the U.N. children’s fund UNICEF put the death toll for last week alone at 1,600. They were the highest figures reported since the uprising began more than 17 months ago….

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