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Pope blasts Banksters

Pope Francis on Monday denounced those getting rich through speculation in financial markets.

“It is increasingly intolerable that financial markets are shaping the destiny of peoples rather than serving their needs, or that the few derive immense wealth from financial … Read the rest



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Obama announces sending US troops to Iraq

Tony Blair now tells the world that Western “inaction” in Syria has produced the Iraq crisis.

But since bombing Syria would have brought to power in Damascus the very Islamists who are now threatening Baghdad, it must therefore be only … Read the rest





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Gauteng might reconsider e-tolls

Moves are afoot to possibly scrap the use of e-tolls to fund the cost of building highways in the province in the future.

And although the idea has not yet been completely canned, initial indications are that the Gauteng government … Read the rest



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Death toll in Kenyan attack rises to 48

The death toll in an attack by gunmen on the Kenyan coastal town of Mpeketoni rose to at least 48 people, the Kenya Red Cross and police said on Monday.

Militants targeted two hotels, a bank and a police station … Read the rest






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Iraq violence sends oil soaring

Sectarian violence in Iraq sent the price of oil skyrocketing on Thursday, propelling both Brent and West Texas Intermediate up more than two percent amid growing concerns about a threat to global supply.

After a delayed reaction to turmoil raging … Read the rest