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Drought + Floods + Heat = Rising Price of Food

The drought in China’s major wheat production area is continuing, and now approaches the worst in two centuries. China may not be able to feed itself. If China is forced to import wheat, this will put still more pressure on … Continue reading

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Arms Treaty With Russia Now in Effect

President Barack Obama signed ratification documents for America’s new nuclear arms reduction treaty with Russia on Wednesday, clearing the way for the two powers to put the landmark accord into effect. The agreement, known as the New Strategic Arms Reduction … Continue reading

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Diplosnark! Russia Suggests Assange for Nobel Prize!

From The Guardian In what appears to be a calculated dig at the US, the Kremlin urged non-governmental organisations to think seriously about “nominating Assange as a Nobel Prize laureate”. “Public and non-governmental organisations should think of how to help … Continue reading

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