Social activists gathered in France to protest against a 40 thousand euro fine imposed on a protester attending a mass rally. French government is employing various tactics in a bid to prevent public demonstrations against failing policies aimed at stopping raising poverty and unemployment rates.
Nearly 20 percent of websites are being blocked by UK government-backed filters, prompting concerns over web censorship, according to a new service created by the Open Rights Group (ORG). The filters were introduced by internet service providers to stop children accessing online pornography.
A video has recorded a violent altercation erupting between a man on a New York City subway and police officers, who apparently arrested him for the crime of nodding off while commuting home form work, at the 57th street station stop in Manhattan in a mostly-empty carriage.
Eyewitnesses in the Cossack settlement of Luganskaya have accused government forces of carrying out two airstrikes on densely-populated residential areas. 9 people died,11 wounded. Among the victims is a five year-old girl. . Kiev says the devastation is the result of shelling by secessionist forces.
Armed soldiers crash through doors to arrest, imprison for criticizing government, you’re watched all the time, look suspicious, police stop and frisk you. If you have a firearm you may get arrested, shot by police. 200 years ago, American colonists under Britain’s early police state.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko decided to not prolong ceasefire with Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics, announcing an end to a fragile deal to deescalate tensions in country's east regions. Since then, heavy shelling, intense shooting reported in city of Kramatorsk in Donetsk.
A retired US Army general deployed to Iraq three times warned against US airstrikes against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant Takfiri militants. Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Barbero, who spent more than 46 months in Iraq, says US airstrikes in Iraq would be “relatively ineffective” in beating the militants.
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has called for major air and ground military operations in the besieged Gaza Strip. called for a repeat of “Defensive Shield II” in the impoverished territory.referring to Israel’s onslaught in the West Bank during the in 2000s.
Russian President Vladimir Putin: the West hatching a plot to destabilize the whole region through its intervention in Ukraine. Events provoked by the West in Ukraine are a concentrated manifestation of a containment policy against Russia,” Western sanctions regarding Russia a “policy instrument.
The ban covers any public show from amateur speech or standup comedy to cinema blockbuster despite protests from the artistic community. From now on films with obscene words will only be sold with special warning stickers. The fines vary from $60 to $1,500 depending who breaks the law.
Latest drilling techniques for obtaining gas, which drill horizontally as opposed to the more traditional vertical drilling, shows a higher rate of leaking methane. Results suggest that hazardous leaks of methane could pose potential obstacles for drilling across the nation,
Massive artillery shelling and airstrikes have resumed in Eastern Ukraine after Kiev terminated a shaky ceasefire with local militias. Russia demanded that Kiev stop the military attacks on cities and announce a new ceasefire, which would result in an actual rather than a declarative pause in hostilities.
Bank manager in Spain charged with cheating a partially blind 93-year-old out of €27,000 by fooling him into signing a document which granted her access to his savings. Bank staff “gave excuses” and “showed opposition” when police officers requested the relevant documents for their investigation.
The Israeli Air Force carried out what it called "precision strikes" on 34 "terror targets" in the Gaza Strip overnight, after the discovery of the bodies of three Israeli teenagers who were kidnapped in the West Bank earlier.
The Palestinian resistance movement Hamas has warned against any Israeli attack on Palestinians in retaliation for the death of three Israeli teenagers, said if Israel escalates the situation or start a war, the resistance movement will respond; the gates of hell will be opened.
Israeli forces raid and destroy Palestinian homes in the occupied West Bank during search for suspects behind the alleged murder of three Israeli teens. Israeli soldiers demolished two homes, killed several Palestinians and arrested hundreds of others.
White House has said that up to 200 more troops are being sent to the country to bolster security at key facilities amid an organized push by ISIS militants. Obama: additional troop deployments are “a prudent measure to protect US citizens and property. Authorized 300 troops to travel to Iraq in an advisory role.
The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) tried to undo latest legally voted GMO labeling laws, but Thurston County Superior Court Judge Christine Schaller ruled the states’ case against the (GMA) will move forward, rejecting the GMA’s motion to dismiss the case on constitutional grounds.
People with symptoms of chlorine poisoning are currently being admitted to hospitals in the Ukrainian city of Slaviansk after its suburbs underwent gunfire from Kiev-controlled security forces, Governor of Donetsk People’s Republic Pavel Gubarev accused Ukrainian army of using chemical weapons.
According to Google Support’s “Dangerous Products or Services” page, company “[wants] to keep people safe both online and offline, won’t allow the promotion of products or services that cause damage, harm, or injury include accessories, ammo, magazines, clips, scopes, attachments, slings.
Texas cotton growers are petitioning the Environmental Protection Agency to let them use propazine, an alternative herbicide to Monsanto’s glysophate, which is currently used, to combat a “super weed” that has developed resistance to it. Herbicide-resistant weeds were first reported in the 1950s.
New Russian laws introduce prison sentences for public calls in support of extremist activities as well as for providing extremists with financial assistance. Public calls for extremism will be punished with up to five years in prison. This applies to internet posts as well as mass media publications.
A little-known US intelligence agency hopes to find firms capable of writing computer algorithms nearly identical to those implemented by the human brain. goal is to create new generation of machine learning algorithms achieve human-like performance on complex information processing tasks.
Authors of controversial Facebook study apologize after effort to see if emotional states are contagious caused complaints. Social networking site secretly manipulated posts seen by 700,000 users in 2012 to let data analysts get a glimpse at how emotional states are transmitted over the platform.
Files leaked to the media by Edward Snowden show the United States National Security Agency authorized to spy on persons in all but four countries. NSA’s computers automatically filter out phone calls from Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand that would otherwise be collected using FISA.
The bodies believed to be of three Israeli teenagers, who went missing in the occupied West Bank more than two weeks ago, have been discovered by the security forces. ” Netanyahu: They were kidnapped and murdered in cold blood by beasts, “Hamas is responsible and Hamas will pay,
Amid fierce conflict between Kiev troops and self-defense forces, residents in eastern Ukrainian regions are ready to hide in Soviet-era bomb shelters, which may protect them and their children from army air raids and artillery fire. According to the Lugansk residents, the facility has everything people need.
The Russian cameraman from Channel One TV who was shot by Kiev forces in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, never stopped working. Even when he was fatally shot he managed to record till his last breath. The video caught his final moments. Anatoly Klyan, 68, was fatally wounded, died Sunday night.
Kiev mayor Vitaly Klitschko, who leads UDAR party, and his brother, the boxing celebrity Vladimir Klitschko have shelled out more than $ 270,000 to purchase equipment for the Kyiv battalion, which is engaged in the government’s punitive operation in the eastern Lugansk region.
An Argentine judge has filed corruption charges against the country’s Vice President Amado Boudou over secretly buying the Ciccone Calcografica printing company that prints the country’s currency,
suspected of using a front man to buy the company.
National Institutes of Health vaccine scientist has confessed to spiking the test subject blood samples with antibodies making it appear the vaccine caused the body to produce those antibodies. He now faces four felony counts.
Arizona State Senator Kelli Ward held a forum to discuss public concerns regarding white vapor trails in the skies. Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) representatives Sherri Zendri and Beth Hager were on hand to answer questions from residents who claim planes are spraying chemicals.
House vote to defund the DEA’s operating budget for marijuana enforcement in the states passed. DEA has asked Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to consider removing marijuana from list of Schedule I drugs defined by the Controlled Substances Act.
Kurdish Peshmerga forces have seized heavy weapons and military equipment in Kirkuk governorate. Iraqi politicians warn of an armed conflict with the Kurds in near future, some lawmakers accuse Kurdish forces of having relations with Israel. Kurdistan exporting oil without Baghdad’s consent.
Press TV: At least one Palestinian has been killed and three others have been injured in an Israeli airstrike on the besieged Gaza Strip, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: Israel is ready to expand its military operations in Gaza Strip. Israeli military gearing up for a possible all-out war on the territory.
ISIS jihadists have declared the captured territories from Iraq's Diyala province to Syria's Aleppo a new Islamic State - a ‘caliphate.' They removed 'Iraq and the Levant' from their name, announced that it should now be called 'The Islamic State and urged other Sunni groups to pledge their allegiance.
Over 1,000 protesters led by the Ukrainian army’s Donbass Battalion fighters gathered for a rally in central Kiev on Sunday. The demonstrators are demanding that President Petro Poroshenko end the ceasefire and impose martial law, provide military with necessary armas to destroy terrorists.
A cameraman for Russia's Channel One TV station died from injuries after being shot by Ukrainian troops in Donetsk, the head of the press service for the Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR) said, as quoted by RIA Novosti.
A senior Iranian commander says crisis in Iraq is a US proxy war in the Middle East, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has blamed Saudi Arabia and Qatar for the growing terrorism in his country, aimed at serving the interests of the Israeli regime.
Thousands of Italians have taken to the streets of the capital Rome to protest European Union-backed austerity measures. Italians have been staging protests against high unemployment, economic adversity and hardship over a series of government-imposed austerity packages in recent years.
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