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A hard-won victory for the long-suffering people of the Navajo Nation as US agrees $554m payout www.independent.co.uk
When senior figures from the US Government sit down with the President of the Navajo Nation in Window Rock, Arizona on Friday, their meeting will mark an historic moment in the relationship between native Americans and the country that came after them.
Iraq and Syria crisis: Iran's President Rouhani accuses West of turning Middle East into 'haven for terrorists' - World Politics - World - The Independent www.independent.co.uk
President Hassan Rouhani delivered a searing indictment of western governments in a speech in New York saying they were responsible for sowing the seeds of the outbreak of extremism that has brought turmoil to the Middle East and demanded that they “ackno
'Peace' President? How Obama came to bomb seven countries in six years - Middle East - World - The Independent www.independent.co.uk
Barack Obama, the man many hoped would be the 'peace President' when he entered office, has bombed seven countries during his six years in office.
Dennis Rodman denies plans to meet with Isis leaders after satirical report goes viral - News - People - The Independent www.independent.co.uk
Facebook’s move to tag articles from parody news websites with the warning ‘satire’ is clearly much-needed after basketball legend Dennis Rodman had to deny claims that he was heading to the Middle East to talk some sense into the Islamic State (Isis).
Assad's letter to the US: How Syria is luring President Obama into its web - Middle East - World - The Independent www.independent.co.uk
Syria has asked Washington to engage in military and intelligence collaboration to defeat their mutual enemy Isis, inviting US congressmen and senators to visit Damascus to discuss joint action against the jihadis who threaten both America and the regime
The rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isis) has been aided by the continuing failure of the US Government to investigate the role of Saudi Arabia in the 9/11 attacks and its support of jihadi movements such as al-Qaeda in the years since,
It was the speech that Barack Obama didn’t want to give – and it showed. He was, as usual, analytical and cogent in his primetime address on Wednesday evening, explaining why he was authorising a stepped-up campaign against Isis.
President Obama's choice of suit is more important than Ukraine, Isis and the Middle East (apparently) - Americas - World - The Independent www.independent.co.uk
Russia invades Ukraine, Isis rampages through the Middle East.
Government facing four challenges in bid to tackle climate change, think-tank claims - UK Politics - UK - The Independent www.independent.co.uk
The Government should carry out an urgent assessment of how a rise in global temperatures will affect Britain's transport infrastructure, homes and energy resources, including pre-empting a repeat of the flooding crisis of last winter, a report by the IPP
L Jinny: London rapper turned jihadist believed to be under investigation for James Foley beheading - Middle East - World - The Independent www.independent.co.uk
A former rapper fighting with the Islamic State (Isis) in Syria is believed to be one of several British jihadists under investigation following the beheading of James Foley.
Hedy Epstein, 90-year-old Holocaust survivor speaks after her arrest: 'Ferguson police are deliberately inciting violence' - Americas - World - The Independent www.independent.co.uk
Hedy Epstein, the 90-year-old Holocaust survivor who was arrested on Monday in St Louis has accused police in Ferguson of deliberately inciting violence as protests over the death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown continue across Ferguson.
Michael Brown shooting: Amnesty International sends team within US for first time as National Guard deployed - Americas - World - The Independent www.independent.co.uk
As anger erupted again on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, a human rights team from Amnesty International worked on the ground in the US for the first time ever.
Bombs away! US to the rescue – but only of certain minorities, not Muslims - Comment - Voices - The Independent www.independent.co.uk
He wouldn’t bomb Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s bloody caliphate when it was butchering the majority Shia Muslims of Iraq. But Barak Obama is riding to the rescue of the Christian refugees – and the Yazidis – because of “a potential act of genocide”. Bombs away.
Exclusive: Secret internal police report points to ‘highly corrupt’ cells in the Met - Crime - UK - The Independent www.independent.co.uk
Three former Scotland Yard detectives were part of “highly corrupt cells within the Metropolitan Police Service” but have never been brought to justice, according to a secret internal report seen by The Independent.
US cities’ crackdown on homeless people is ‘close to ethnic cleansing’ - Americas - World - The Independent www.independent.co.uk
His face riven with lines forged by years on the streets, Gil reaches into the top pocket of his shirt and fishes out a wedge of grimy papers. These are the precious records of his life, documents the rest of us keep in a filing cabinet at home. Eventuall
Israel-Gaza conflict: Sarah Palin uses Joan Rivers as 'source of foreign policy wisdom' in video urging support for Israel www.independent.co.uk
Sarah Palin has offered her thoughts on the current Israel-Gaza conflict by releasing a rambling, nine-minute video urging support for Israel on her new digital venture, the Sarah Palin Channel.
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth - Europe - World - The Independent www.independent.co.uk
The President wakes late and eats shortly after noon. He begins with the simplest of breakfasts. There is always cottage cheese. His cooked portion is always substantial; omelette or occasionally porridge. He likes quails’ eggs. He drinks fruit juice. The
NSA reportedly tracking any internet users who research privacy software online - News - Gadgets and Tech - The Independent www.independent.co.uk
Any internet users who use or even read about privacy services online will be targeted for surveillance by the NSA, according to a new report from German broadcaster ARD.
Why Silicon Valley investor Tim Draper wants to split California into six new states: "Gil Duran, a spokesman for California’s Democrat Governor Jerry Brown...added 'If you want to live in a Republican state with very conservative right-wing laws www.independent.co.uk
It is home to 38 million people, has one of the world’s top-10 economies, encompasses 164,000sq miles and contains more counties than England. It has forests, farmland, deserts, mountains, several sprawling cities and 1,000 miles of Pacific coastline. In