Israel continues to reject Hamas's offer of a ten-year ceasefire because it would undermine Israeli arms sales, which reached $7 billion in 2012. Every two years Israel attacks Gaza, after attacks, there is a trade show; Israeli weapon companies show their wares, Israeli economy depend on those wars.
Stocks fell sharply in Argentina on Thursday as the country defaulted on its bills for the second time in 13 years, raising fears the move could diminish foreign reserves, stoke inflation and drive the economy deeper into recession.
Pan-African airline ASKY has suspended all flights to and from the capitals of Liberia and Sierra Leone, and the Liberian football association cancelled games as fears grow of the spread of the Ebola virus.
Drug-resistant malaria is dangerously spreading in South-East Asia,in central Burma, southern Laos, and north-eastern Cambodia according to a recent study. “Radical action” is needed to prevent it from spreading further.
Angela Merkel 'dealing directly with Putin call on Russia not to meddle with Ukraine's trade with the EU' 'Moscow would offer Kiev long-term gas supply contract. Eastern Ukraine would be given some powers, Ukrainian President would 'abandon attempts to join Nato.
Instagram post by Israel Defense Forces sniper boasts of murdering 13 Gazan children in one day. IDF Combat Engineering Corps Soldier, David D. Ovadia posed with a Barrett .50 caliber sniper rifle. Ovadia posted his comments on the Instagram account of Palestinian Sherrii ElKaderi.
El Salvador on Wednesday became the fifth Latin American country to withdraw its ambassador from Israel in protest at Israel's military offensive in Gaza. Brazil, Chile, Ecuador and Peru have already recalled their ambassadors.
Alaska Fisheries In Midst Of An Economic Collapse — And not one politician is talking about it Concerns of radiation from [Fukushima] affecting Alaskan seafood has been ruled out by the US Food & Drug Administration.
A graphic video showing the killing of journalist Ramy Ryan in Gaza and an attack on an ambulance and rescue workers by Israeli air strikes has surfaced online. Warning: This six-minute video is very graphic. Viewer discretion is advised.
ISRAEL mobilised 16,000 more reservists today to press its war against the people of Palestine, taking the total extra mobilisation to 86,000. More than 1,300 Palestinians have died in three weeks of fighting in the Gaza Strip.
Ukrainian authorities spend 70 million hryvnias ($5.8 million) daily on conducting the special military operation in the southeast of the country, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said at a parliament session Thursday.
“Seed companies say they warned Brazilian farmers to plant part of their corn fields with conventional seeds to prevent bugs from mutating and developing resistance to GMO seeds.”
The US-backed Ukrainian government and its armed forces blocked access to the Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) crash site amid heavy fighting in towns in east Ukraine targeted by the far-right US- and European-backed regime in Kiev.
Inquiry by US Justice Department (DOJ) and Federal Bureau of Investigation found hundreds of instances FBI forensic units gathering data on cases involving violent crimes provided false information. Led to the imprisonment of thousands of innocent people, some were executed.
Students and teachers at the North Lake College in Irving, Texas scrambled for cover in 2012 after police began shooting training rounds outside the school. Incredibly, even though police claimed to have sent “two warning e-mails,” faculty members say they were never informed.
US State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf on Wednesday hit out against a torrent of abuse from "respected voices in Israel talking about the secretary of state, claiming that he supports Hamas, which is offensive and absurd."
United States has allowed Israel to use an American-owned munitions stockpile amid the ongoing assault on the Gaza Strip. Stockpile, consists of missiles, armored vehicles and artillery ammunition, was given last week. The emergency arms depot located at a classified site inside Israel.
Bank of America is fined $1.3 billion for selling bad loans to giant mortgage firms Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac amid fallout from America's financial crisis. Penalty imposed by Judge Jed S. Rakoff Federal District Court in Manhattan in New York; known for having strong views on financial fraud.
President Evo Morales: Bolivia on Wednesday renounced a visa exemption agreement with Israel in protest over its offensive in Gaza, and declared it a terrorist state. The treaty has allowed Israelis to travel freely to Bolivia without a visa since 1972.
United Nations said on Tuesday that 215,000 Gazans had fled their homes amid the Israeli assault All borders in and out of Gaza, however, are completely shut, forcing the majority to take shelter in UN-designated shelters. Last week, Israel shelled four UN shelters, killing 20 and injuring dozens.
The United States is in negotiations to open a new military base in southern Uzbekistan in the Uzbek city of Termez, which is just across the Amu Darya River from Afghanistan, would bring $1 billion to the Uzbek budget annually, uzmetronom.com reported Wednesday.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov: Moscow is concerned by reports that Ukraine’s government troops have used ballistic missiles against independence supporters in the country’s east. Have a range of 50 miles, warheads of up to 1,000 pounds.
About one third of adults in the US—some 77 million people—have debt in collections, meaning it is six months past due or more, average amount owed in collections is $5,178, figure ranges from $25 to over $125,000. In Nevada, nearly half, of residents who had credit files, reported having debt in collections.
Russia announced a ban on most fruit and vegetable imports from Poland Wednesday, said it may extend the restrictions to rest of the European Union, its first apparent retaliation to new Western sanctions imposed over Ukraine a day earlier, said the ban was for sanitary reasons.
Department of Defense has deployed biological diagnostic systems to National Guard support teams in all 50 states. amid growing fears the Ebola hemorrhagic fever virus might spread outside of West Africa. The portable systems are designed for “low probability, high consequence” scenarios.
Michael Taylor, former vice president and attorney for the biggest GMO company, Monsanto, is now the deputy commissioner at the FDA. Many other former Monsanto executives are now in the FDA and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Israel Grants Oil Rights Inside Illegally Occupied Golan Heights Syria: To Rupert Murdoch And Jacob Rothschild.
A complete disregard of international humanitarian law and the direct targeting of civilian homes, schools, hospitals, and civilians have characterised Israel's military offensive on Gaza. Israeli officials claim "self defence,"contend civilian deaths justified because Hamas allegedly uses Palestinians in as human shields
Biotech giant Monsanto promises farmers that, if they buy genetically modified (GM) seeds, their crops will exhibit herbicide-, insect- and drought-tolerant characteristics. All over the world, plants and insects are becoming immune to potent herbicides and pesticides."
There was a pro-Israel rally of 10,000 people in New York yesterday, a half block from the United Nations, and Rabbi David-Seth Kirshner, the president of the NY Board of Rabbis, suggested that Palestinians who voted for Hamas are combatants who deserve to be targeted by Israel.
At least 15 people have been killed and 160 wounded in an Israeli strike that hit a market near Gaza City, during a four-hour truce called by the Israeli military. The explosion hit a busy fruit and vegetable market in Shejaiya, east of Gaza City, where hundreds of Palestinians were shopping.
The United States and the European Union (EU) have targeted Russia’s key financial, defense, and energy sectors with sanctions, known as Phase 3, had been imposed on Moscow, affecting “key sectors of the Russian economy.
Ukraine's army says it has recaptured the town of Avdiivka on the outskirts of Donetsk as it continues to battle pro-Russia forces in the country's eastern regions, government forces reported that they have intercepted a convoy of vehicles allegedly carrying supplies from Russia.
Senior United Nations officials have strongly denounced Israel for a deadly attack on a UN-run school housing thousands of refugees in the northern part of the besieged Gaza Strip. Israeli forces shelled the UN-run school in Jabalia refugee camp on Wednesday. Initial reports 19 Palestinians killed 90 injured.
Al-Qassam Brigades, which is the military wing of Hamas, says Palestinian resistance fighters have killed dozens of Israeli soldiers over the past 24 hours. 20 Israeli soldiers were trapped at a house where 12 barrels of improvised explosive devices had been planted. Heaviest loss of life for Israeli military in years.
Jewish communities around the world are getting to grips with a recent upswing in anti-Semitic incidents after the latest Israeli-Hamas conflict. These have included physical assaults, firebombing of synagogues and calls for violence against Israelis.
A passenger aircraft got stuck at Domodedovo airport for over 4 hours after its landing gear sank in melting asphalt of one of the taxiways due to a strong heat wave that hit Moscow, temperatures peaked at 35 degrees Celsius 95 Fahrenheit.
Israel has shelled another UN-run school north of the besieged Gaza Strip, killing at least 20 Palestinians, scores of people injuried. This is the second time in less than a week that the Israeli army is targeting a UN-run school. Was used as a shelter by Palestinian families.
US Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid; Democratic Party member says Israel urgently needs more financial aid from the United States for its offensive against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. Warned that the Obama administration’s $225 million request to aid Israel during its current war may not be enough.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk: "There will be another temporary tax, a 1.5% military duty, which will be an addition to the personal income tax. It will only be until the end of this year. This 1.5% will go directly to the Armed Forces," Ukrainian Finance Ministry estimates will help accumulate 2.9 billion.
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