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Assange US extradition case goes to UK Home Secretary, appeals remain and other stories

Today we look at the formal extradition order issued against Julian Assange, police repression of protests amid the crisis in Sri Lanka, and more

Aijaz Ahmed demise Leading Marxist philosopher and activist Aijaz Ahmad dies at 81

Both as an academic and as a public intellectual, Aijaz Ahmad was actively associated with various socialist and anti-imperialist movements across the world

Vijay Prashad: “War itself is a crime”

Vijay Prashad delivers a moving address on the horrors of war, hunger and the necessity of fighting for peace for all

Wikileaks Wikileaks’ invaluable contributions to journalism and people’s movements

The information shared by Wikileaks has strengthened the resistance against repressive governments by exposing the gaps between their actions and their carefully crafted narratives

Colin Powell. Former US secretary of state Colin Powell leaves legacy of war crimes and lies

Post September 11, 2001, Powell, along with secretary of defense Donald Rumsfeld and president George Bush Jr, was among the leading architects of the so-called global war on terror that killed almost a million people across the globe

20 years of ‘war on terror’ have caused nearly a million deaths, says report

The overall estimate of the monetary cost of the war goes beyond USD 8 trillion by the US alone. Its allies, including the UK, Australia, and Germany, would have spent a greater amount collectively

Trump administration announces partial troop withdrawals from Afghanistan and Iraq

By January, the number of troops in both these countries will be down to around 2,500. Peace activists have welcomed the decision even as sections of the establishment have resisted it

Iraqi militias propose ceasefire on the condition that US occupying forces leave the country 

Militias point to the Iraqi parliament’s resolution which called for the expulsion of foreign troops from Iraq, adding that the US troops are “not welcome in the country”

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