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Iraqi Kurds seek independence in controversial vote

Baghdad wants Kurdish leaders to postpone the controversial referendum on independence for Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan scheduled for September 25, amid fears the vote could distract from the region’s war against the Islamic State (IS).  In a September 12 vote in Baghdad, Iraq’s Parliament voted…

Donald Trump inspires creativity

A campaign for the German newspaper Der Tagespiegel featuring President Donald Trump was a gold Lion winner at the Cannes Festival for Creativity, that gained accolades from the jury and is still breaking new life on social media. A stack of…

Medicare for All vs state control

Since the shock election victory of Donald Trump last year, coupled with the rise of the progressive movement on the left of American politics, a battle has been brewing over healthcare. Trump was elected on a promise of enacting a…

Trump orders new sanctions against North Korea

President Donald Trump signed an order that imposed new sanctions against North Korea over its nuclear weapons program and authorized he US treasury to target firms and financial institutions conducting business with the country. The announcement came as the Chinese central bank…