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We return to another week of songs from around the globe with our first stop to Ghana. Enjoy!

International Politics

Overall

– The United Nations will provide housing for the six refugees from Guantanamo Bay now living in Uruguay

– Attorney Michael Ratner joins The Real News to talk about what’s happening with torture prosecution

– U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon warned organized crime and terrorism were growing and complimenting each other “like never before”

– Lawyers on behalf of Saudi Arabia denied the country was involved with the Sept. 11 attacks

Middle East

– In addition, he called for fighting in Yemen to cease and a peace process to take hold

– Daniel Varisco, a researcher and analyst, explains to The Real News all of the major factors involved with the turmoil in Yemen

– A U.N. official called for a peaceful passage for Palestinian refugees trapped in the Yarmouk camp

– At least 12 people were killed in Baghdad as a result of bombings

Africa

– Militants, possibly from the Islamic State, attacked the South Korean embassy in Libya and killed two security guards

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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.

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