What’s Going On around the World || Moorish World News – October 23rd, 2014

Reporting to you live from the Bey Area, Califia territory, North America, it’s Rami Salaam El. Though the Moorish Oakland Star’s focus is information relating to Moors, we are a newspaper. With the “What’s going On” series, we aim to bring you news and information about various different subjects, from all over the world.

That being said, here are some news articles and videos to keep you updated with what’s going on around the world:

New discoveries show more contact between far-flung prehistoric humans than had been thought

“Two further studies, published in the journal Current Biology, lends support to this controversial hypothesis by discovering genetic links between the native inhabitants of Rapanui – Easter Island – and the indigenous people of South America. This suggests there was contact and interbreeding between the remote Pacific island and the American mainland long before the arrival of the first Europeans.” – Independent.co.uk

Japan’s timid coverage of Fukushima led this news anchor to revolt — and he’s not alone

“I am a newscaster, but I couldn’t tell the true story on my news program,” says Jun Hori, a former anchor for NHK, the Japanese state broadcaster”

‘ISIS is manifestation of US imperial agenda for the Middle East’

 “the facts on the ground are quite clear. A militant force ISIS is using US weapons, which it both seized from the Iraqi military and which it took from US covert operations in Syria, to execute this agenda. Now the agenda of course is to dislodge Kurdistan, to dislodge pieces of Iraq, to delegitimize Maliki, who has been a staunch ally of Assad, who has been a staunch ally of Iran”

Top-secret US space drone returns to Earth after two-year orbit

“The project started with Nasa before being handed to the military seven years later amid great secrecy, heightening speculation about its purpose. Iran has described it as America’s secret space warplane, hypothesising that it was a version of the Predator drone adapted to fly beyond Earth’s atmosphere”

How the world loved the swastika – until Hitler stole it

“In the Western world the swastika is synonymous with fascism, but it goes back thousands of years and has been used as a symbol of good fortune in almost every culture in the world. In the ancient Indian language of Sanskrit, swastika means “well-being”. The symbol has been used by Hindus, Buddhists and Jains for millennia and is commonly assumed to be an Indian sign.”

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