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FAST FIVE: Assange's Judge Out After Military/Intel-Linked Conflicts Of Interest Exposed

Assange's Judge Out After Military/Intel-Linked Conflicts Of Interest Exposed Via ConsortiumNews.com, Lady Emma Arbuthnot, the Westminster chief magistrate enmeshed in a conflict of interest, will no longer be presiding over the extradition proceedings of imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange, said WikiLeaks lawyer Jen Robinson, at an event in Sydney on Friday night . Watch full PEN Sydney Read more…

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FAST FIVE: Africa In The New Era Of Great Power Rivalry

In a similar vein, Bloomberg network reported that Russian Railways were in negotiations over a contract potentially worth $500 million to modernize the railroad network of the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Rosatom is negotiating with Ethiopia to construct a nuclear power plant. They include relationships established during the Cold Read more…