Turkey: Patriotic sentiment on display amid Syria operation

Since Turkey announced its incursion into neighboring Syria to clear out Kurdish fighters last week, patriotic sentiment has run high — as has bewilderment and anger at the overwhelmingly negative international reaction to Ankara’s actions.

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Mozambique counts votes amid sporadic protests

Vote counting continues Wednesday in Mozambique’s presidential and parliamentary elections, after isolated incidents of vandalism and violence tainted a generally peaceful night of tallying the ballots

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FBM KLCI ends at intraday high on Brexit optimism

The FBM KLCI closed up 8.67 points or 0.55% at its intraday high today while volume across Bursa Malaysia rose past three billion shares after global equities rose in anticipation that the UK and the European Union (EU) could reach a Brexit deal in tim…

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Should Petronas pour its oil revenue into Saudi Aramco IPO?

PETROLIAM Nasional Bhd (Petronas) is playing down a report that says it has been approached by Saudi Aramco to be one of its cornerstone investors in its upcoming mega listing.
Amid renewed interest in Saudi Aramco’s long-awaited initial public offerin…

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Auditor in bid to stop 1MDB probe decision from going public

KUALA LUMPUR: An auditor has obtained an injunction preventing the Disciplinary Committee (DC) of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) from making public any adverse decision concerning a 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB)-related investigation a…

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Terror Attacks In France: A Culture Of Denial

Terror Attacks In France: A Culture Of Denial

Authored by Alain Destexhe via The Gatestone Institute,

On October 3, 2019, a knife-wielding Muslim employee of the Paris Police Department Intelligence Directorate stabbed to death four other…

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Germany Ignores EU Warning On Huawei 5G Security Risk

Germany Ignores EU Warning On Huawei 5G Security Risk

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk,

German Chancellor Angela Merkel ignored an EU risk assessment and allows Huawei’s 5G technology.

The Wall Street Journal reports EU Warns of …

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Escobar: Kurds Face Stark Options After US Pullback

Escobar: Kurds Face Stark Options After US Pullback

Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Asia Times,

Forget an independent Kurdistan: They may have to do a deal with Damascus on sharing their area with Sunni Arab refugees

In the annals of …

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Whither the print media in Malaysia?

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 16): The deaths of four Malaysian newspapers in less than a year have raised questions about the survival and relevancy of the print media industry in the country.
The Malay Mail English-language daily called it a day in December last…

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