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Enjoy your Halloween everyone! It’s been 497 years since Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses on a door of a church.

International Politics

Middle East

– Islamic State militants are killing ex-police and military soldiers in Iraq to prevent any uprisings; A warning to readers that the link contains a graphic image immediately.

Africa

– After major demonstrations in Burkina Faso, the country’s dictator resigned from office

Europe 

– Pew: There is no country or group Turkish civilians favor. To provide an example, 26 percent of Turks favor Saudi Arabia and that is the highest out of all the countries suggested.

Part two of two with Professor Ivan Katchanovski on how the elections in Ukraine will not stabilize the country as conditions still can lead to more fighting

Surveillance Planet

– A Canadian court fined Google for violating the privacy of woman through its Google Street View where photos were taken of her cleavage

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Brandon Jordan

Brandon Jordan

Brandon Jordan is a freelance journalist in Queens, NY and written for publications such as The Nation, In These Times, Truthout and more.