China Joins Ban on Arkansas Poultry After Bird Flu

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TweetYumChina has joined other countries and a U.S. state in a ban on imports of poultry and poultry products from Arkansas after a strain of avian influenza was found at a Scott County farm in June, a state official said. Russia, Japan, Turkey, Hong Kong and in the U.S., Mississippi and Georgia, already placed a […]

Mitt Romney would restore ‘Anglo-Saxon’ relations between Britain and America

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TweetYumShareThis Mitt Romney would restore ‘Anglo-Saxon’ relations between Britain and America 24 Jul 2012 Mitt Romney would restore “Anglo-Saxon” understanding to the special relationship between the US and Britain, and return Sir Winston Churchill’s bust to the White House, according to advisers. As the Republican presidential challenger accused Barack Obama of appeasing America’s enemies in […]

Foreign countries must stop backing Syria armed rebels: Iran official

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TweetYumShareThis Foreign countries must stop backing Syria armed rebels: Iran official 07 Jun 2012 Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says the foreign countries that are supporting the terrorists in Syria must stop and defend the Syrian people instead. Amir-Abdollahian said on Thursday that the responsibility of the May 25 […]

FLASHBACK: World Trade Center Scrap Lands in India

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TweetYum(CorpWatch)   It might seem like a tangent to the tragedy of the Sept 11th attacks: the fate of the thousands of tons of steel that formed the twin towers. As with so many other unwanted materials from the US, more than 30,000 tons of steel scrap — possibly contaminated with asbestos, PCBs, cadmium, mercury and […]

Western countries scramble for Afghan exits

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TweetYumShareThis Western countries scramble for Afghan exits 23 Mar 2012 As international forces prepare for withdrawal from Afghanistan, Western countries are already in talks with Afghanistan’s Central Asian neighbors to bring their troops and military equipment back home. The Pakistani route and the Northern Distribution Network (NDN) running through Central Asian countries are the two […]