Chevron Cancels Bulgaria Fracking, Shell Postpones Ukraine Plans By Richard Smallteacher

12 June 2014 — Corpwatch

WHAT’S NEW ON CORPWATCH: Holding Corporations Accountable

Fracking for oil and gas across Europe has suffered a series of setbacks with Chevron closing its offices in Sofia, Bulgaria, and Shell postponing fracking plans in the Ukraine by at least two years. Meanwhile the French government is standing firm in its opposition to fracking.

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Bulgaria Stands Up to EU over Full Ban on GM Crops

3 June 2014 — Sustainable Pulse

After lengthy debates in the European institutions regarding the cultivation of genetically modified maize (GM Maize) in EU Member States, the case was sent to the EU Court of Justice, which ruled that the prohibition on the use and marketing of genetically modified organisms, such as MON 810 GM Maize, was not supported by EU laws.

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Hezbollah and the War in Syria: Why is the UK Pressuring the EU to Designate Hezbollah a “Terrorist” Group? By Phil Greaves

23 May, 2013 — Global Research

A distinct increase of negative coverage has been forming in Western and Gulf press; this focus is specifically regarding Hezbollah’s direct involvement in the battle currently raging to take control of the Syrian town of Qusair; its overall role in Lebanon and the region, and its ties to both Syria’s President Assad, and the government of Iran.

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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 31 March – 6 April 2013: Bulgaria / South Stream / Middle East / Central African Republic / Korea / Chiina & Brics / Venezuela

6 April 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Bulgaria: The Phenomenon of Self-Immolation

06.04.2013 | 00:00 | Georgy KOLAROV

There is little more than a month left for the protest movement currently gathering momentum in Bulgaria to climax before the parliamentary elections set for 12 May take place. An outburst of public activity can also be expected the very next day… The phenomenon of self-immolation is completely new for Bulgaria. However, an epidemic of self-immolations and the glorification of its victims on the Internet played its role in the fervour of the Arab Spring in Tunisia and Egypt. As is well-known, the motive for self-destruction was included as point 158 by Gene Sharp back in 1973 – «Self-exposure to the elements (self-immolation, drowning etc.)»… – as a way to move «from a dictatorship to a democracy»… 

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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 24 February – 2 March 2013: Empires / Kosovo / Iraq / Cuba / Niger-Uranium / Bulgaria

2 March 2013Strategic Culture Foundation

Kerry Brings Image of Dapper Diplomacy to Ugly Face of Washington’s Imperialism
02.03.2013 | 00:00 | Finian CUNNINGHAM

Any illusions about a possible change in direction for American foreign policy were blown away this week with Kerry’s visit to Europe. And it was Kerry himself who blew away such illusions with his own words. The US secretary of state may have sounded multi-lingual and looked urbane in his pinstripe suit, with all its hints of diplomacy, but what he had to say on the issues of Iran and Syria, and by extension Russia, revealed Kerry to be a consistent operator of the same openly militarist agenda that has become such a hallmark of post-9/11 Washington…

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 15 February 2013: Robbery of Books and Ownership of Narrative

15 February 2013 – VTJP

News

International Middle East Media Center

Eight Injured After Army Invades Al-Eesawiyya
IMEMC – Friday Evening, February 15; Palestinian medical sources reported that eight Palestinians have been injured after Israeli soldiers invaded the Al-Eesawiyya area in occupied East Jerusalem, and attacked dozens of nonviolent protesters. …

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 5 February 2013

5 February 2013 – VTJP

News

International Middle East Media Center

Settlers Torch Two Palestinian Cars Near Ramallah
IMEMC – Tuesday February 5 2013, a number of extremist Israeli settlers torched two Palestinian vehicles in the Dir Jareer village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and wrote racist graffiti on the walls of a number of homes in the village. … 

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Wikileaks/Bradley Manning Newslinks 6-7 December 2012

7 December 2012williambowles.info


2nd Brig Commander Taking Stand in WikiLeaks Case

ABC News

Testimony in the WikiLeaks case resumes with the second of two Marine Corps brig commanders who ordered strict pretrial confinement of an Army private charged with sending classified information to the anti-secrecy website. Chief Warrant Officer 2 …

http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/brig-commander-gi-restricted-good-17891825

 

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Stop NATO News: February 13, 2012: Pentagon Chief Uses NATO For Missiles, Global Hawks, Wars

13 February 2012Stop NATO

  • Pentagon Chief Uses NATO For Missiles, Global Hawks, Wars
  • Poland: U.S. To Add Air Force Unit To Missiles
  • Poland: U.S. Plans To Provide Missiles, Bombs For F-16s
  • NATO-Georgia Commission Meets At Alliance’s Headquarters
  • Guam: U.S. Holds Air Force Exercises With Japan, Australia
  • U.S. Military Chief, Egyptian Field Marshall Meet In Cairo
  • Post-Afghan Warfighting: Canada Conducts Arctic Military Exercise
  • Computer Game Simulates NATO-Russian War In Arctic
  • Dutch Troops Withdrawn From U.S-NATO Mali Drills Amid Fighting
  • Passy: After Four Wars, U.S. Can Boost Use Of Bulgarian Bases

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Stop NATO News: February 10, 2012: NATO Air Strike Killed Eight Afghan Children: Karzai

10 February 2012Stop NATO news

  • NATO Air Strike Killed Eight Afghan Children: Karzai
  • Another U.S. Drone Strike Kills Three In Pakistan
  • Pentagon Budget To Fund First NATO Global Hawk Drones
  • Argentina Appeals To UN Over British Military Buildup In South Atlantic
  • Leading U.S. Officials Flock To Bulgaria Amid Mideast War Threats
  • Defense Ministry: Russian Military Closely Monitoring Situation In Syria
  • St. Petersburg: Russia Activates New Radar Against NATO Missile System
  • Japan Scrambles Fighters To Intercept Russian Bombers
  • Belgrade: Change of Command Ceremony at Military Liaison Office
  • NATO’s UN Liaison Officer Addresses West Point Cadets

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Stop NATO News: February 8, 2012: U.S. Officials Pour Into Bulgaria Amid Middle East War Rumors

8 February 2012Stop NATO

  • U.S. Officials Pour Into Bulgaria Amid Middle East War Rumors
  • 24 Ships, 3,600 International Troops In U.S. Amphibious Warfare Drill
  • After Afghanistan, Canadian Military Trains For Arctic Warfare
  • Baltic-Arctic Region: Baltic-Nordic Chiefs of Defense Meet
  • U.S. Drone Strike Kills Ten In Northwestern Pakistan
  • NATO Naval Group To Visit Tunisia
  • China Tells U.S. To Abandon Cold War Mentality

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Stop NATO News: November 26, 2011

26 November 2011 — Stop NATO

  • Nuclear Carrier Leads U.S. Strike Force Into Syrian Waters
  • NATO Conceals Preparations For Military Action Against Syria
  • Video And Text: Kosovo Serbs Make Last Stand Against NATO
  • Poland: EU Military Committee Meets On Balkans, Somalia
  • Kuwaitis Graduate From NATO Defense College
  • NATO: Azerbaijan Faithful Partner On The Caspian Sea
  • Britain Stops Exchanging Military Information With Russia Under CFE
  • Bulgaria: NATO Deputy Secretary General Pushes Regional Integration
  • Turkey Welcomes GCC-Engineered Regime Change In Yemen
  • Pakistan Defies U.S. Over Iran Gas Deal

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