. A district court in the Ukrainian Black Sea port city of Odessa has arrested the commander of the Prikarpatye battalion on charges of desertion. Last week, about 400 soldiers of the Prikarpatye battalion deserted, returned home, to Ivano-Frankovsk region, by buses and military vehicles.
NASA is developing an air traffic control system for drones. The New York Times reports the US space agency is working on creating a management system for vehicles that fly at around 400 to 500 feet off the ground — much lower than conventional aircraft.
Israeli army intelligence official admitted to have been surprised by capabilities of Palestinian resistance fighters during Tel Aviv’s recent war on Gaza. Impressed by the training of Palestinian resistance fighters, their amphibious commando-style raids on Israeli shores during the Gaza war. Tel Aviv did not expect the 50-day offensive to last that long, underestimated tenacity of Gaza's resistance fighters.
Ukraine’s military says nearly 90 government forces have been killed in the southeastern town of Ilovaysk in the Donetsk region. Donetsk, six civilians were killed in government shelling of the town of Yenakiyevo when artillery shells hit a parking lot.
Farmers in Europe affected by Russian food embargo will not receive full compensation: German Agriculture Minister Christian Schmidt; one-to-one compensation. There can't be that," promised compensation in form of support to get a better “grip on the market.” Urged people to consume more. Beginning in the early morning, five times a day."
The highest court in Guatemala has suspended the controversial 'Monsanto Law,' a provision of a US-Central American trade agreement, that would insulate transnational seed corporations considered to have “discovered" new plant varieties.
US plans to hold joint exercises in Ukraine; 200 American servicemen may take part Gregory Hicks, Expected to involve more than 1,100 military from Azerbaijan, Canada, Georgia, Germany, Moldova, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Romania, and the UK.
Israeli forces opened fire at fishermen off the coast of the southern Gaza Strip on Tuesday, in apparent violation of the ceasefire agreement reached with Palestinian factions a week ago, fishermen said. Israeli ships used machine guns to fire at boats sailing within the agreed-upon six-nautical-mile.
Obama on Tuesday authorized the deployment of additional 350 American troops to Iraq, protecting US diplomats and facilitates in Baghdad. Before these beheadings, obama couldnt justify putting more troops in Iraq Troops likely there in preparation for a move into Syria.
U.S. forces carry out operation against al-Shabaab in Somalia Pentagon set to open second drone base in Niger as it expands operations in Africa NATO Weighs Rapid Response Force for Eastern Europe UK announces tougher measures against homegrown jihadistsAs the violence and uproar of the Arab Spring in the Middle East continues, this contagion will undoubtedly bring more intervention by the U.S.
A “cell site simulator” also known as a Stingray is a mobile device that fits inside a car and tricks phones into connecting with it. It can scoop up records of every cellphone call, text message and data transfer within a half-mile radius. Peoples records scooped up don’t know it. Police Department says it doesn’t store data about innocent people, won’t explain technology that sorts through data.
A federal judge is mulling whether to hold Microsoft in contempt of court for defying orders to give US government e-mails stored on an overseas server. The case is the nation's first testing Obama's position that any company with operations in the US must comply with warrants for data, even if the content is stored overseas. US believes e-mail on a Microsoft server in Dublin, Ireland is associated with narcotics trafficking.
Despite rap’s reputation for worst behavior, it’s still one of the last, musical genres that counts social studies, history, and science as subjects, Hip Hop’s latest course offering: GMOs. For some rappers, GMOs are part of the larger New World Order agenda for global domination.
Ukraine's civil war has grounded in stalemate and the economy is crashing. This has created an opening for dialogue. Will all parties seize the moment or will Moscow continue to be blamed?
Ukraine is already on the hook to the IMF to the tune of $16.7 billion. IMF : Ukraine Crisis Hits Economy and Could Require Bigger loan. If fighting continued in Ukraine in 2015, Ukraine would need additional financing of $19bn to shore up its central bank reserves.
Propaganda is “the management of collective attitudes” and “control over opinion” through manipulation of significant symbols. Western news media attempting to create hysteria of threat posed by the mercenary-terrorist army now being promoted as the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria;“ISIS.”
Despite a federal court order directing Microsoft to turn overseas-held email data to federal authorities, the software giant said Friday it will continue to withhold that information as it waits for the case to wind through the appeals process.
Democrats are raising pressure on President Obama to arm Ukraine’s military Rep. Adam Smith (D-Wash.), the top Democrat on the House Armed Services panel:“I do think we should be more forceful in supporting the Ukrainian government.”growing calls for military aid to Ukraine.
After having made clear that the German government was preparing for possible war with Russia, Merkel came to the session’s central matter—the German government’s decision to supply weapons to the Kurdish Peshmerga militia in northern Iraq.
German President Joachim Gauck accused Russia of conducting “offensive struggle for new borders and a new order.”We “resist those who breach international law, annex foreign territory, and militarily support divisions in foreign lands. “We will adapt our politics, and readiness for defense.
NATO member countries expected to approve creation of special rapid response force of 4,000 soldiers that could be deployed to any member state in two days. Russia announced it will alter its military policy in response to the aggressive expansion of NATO forces into Eastern Europe.
top experts turned whistleblowers are warning of a nuclear nightmare that could surpass Fukushima and Chernobyl warning that the California-based plant is a sitting radioactive duck amid the nearby faults that have actually been found to be more dangerous than previously thought.
Rules thrown out, and homes that are located within 1/8 of a mile proximity to 13 neighboring homes, or that are 250-feet away from a single neighboring home, can not expect protection under the Right to Farm Act. Many small farms will be shut down makingcitizens reliant on corporate food monopolies
NASA released ‘eruption’ footage of solar flares seen from their Solar Dynamics Observatory showing the sun throwing unleashing at least half a dozen solar flares in what NASA described as a ‘flurry’ of fire. The sunspot explosions occurred between August 25th and 26th.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: epidemic, spiraling out of control. Doctors Without Borders: "Riots, centres overwhelmed. Health workers infected, dying in shocking numbers."United Nations: outbreak moving ahead of efforts to control it."Dangerous virus in countries least equipped to deal with it. Scale of outbreak outstripped resources. threat to all humanity," beyond anything we’ve seen?or imagined."Spreading widely, throughout multiple countries, very fast."Impossible to keep up with number of infected people. In Sierra Leone, infectious bodies rotting in the streets."
Putin’s adviser Sergei Glazyev: “The world is going through overlapping cyclical crises. Global economy is changing. The structure that has driven economic growth for 30 years has exhausted. The world needs to transition to a new system and transition has always come about through war…
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro: The West's policies will make the euro and dollar dependent on the yuan and ruble, Castro criticizes the policies of Washington and Europe, which will he claimed would lead to an economic collapse, making the euro and dollar “useless paper."
Killing a mentally ill man with a Taser, pistol-whipping a child, choking and hog-tying a child and beating a man who was later charged with destroying city property because his blood spilled on officers’ clothes are just some of the allegations lodged against the officers in complaints and four federal lawsuits,
Russian law enforcers will press for the seizure and sale of the late Boris Berezovsky’s property, including luxury real estate in Europe, in order to compensate his creditors, claims the spokesperson for Prosecutor General’s Office.
Russian bank hit by sanctions earlier this year, named former U.S. senators Trent Lott and John Breaux as its lobbyists. The two will work on “banking laws and regulations including applicable sanctions.” In July, Gazprombank's parent company was hit with sanctions by the U.S. Treasury Department.
More than 100 Ukrainian servicemen have surrendered to the army of Novorossia, the headquarters of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) said on Sunday.
Two years since San Bernardino filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy, gives the city protection from creditors while it reorganizes to make city solvent. The city was projecting a $45 million deficit when it sought refuge in bankruptcy. Mediating with our major creditors to agree to payments at reduced rates.”
Russia and China have begun construction of a new gas pipeline linking the countries.
China agreed to buy $400bn (£240bn) of gas from Russia's Gazprom. Russia will ship 38 billion cubic metres (bcm) of gas annually .The deal will lessen Russia's dependence on European buyers.
Ukraine’s Defense Minister Valery Geletey said Moscow through "unofficial channels" “repeatedly threatened to use tactical nuclear weapons” on Ukraine if Kiev continues to resist. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov: there would be "no military intervention by Russia into the conflict in Ukraine".
Putin; "Substantive, meaningful talks should begin immediately related to the issues of society's political organization and statehood in southeastern Ukraine to protect legitimate interests of people living there.
Argentina planning to increase food supplies to Russia by $1.8-2 billion. Agriculture Minister Carlos Casamiquela: food import ban imposed by Russia against Western countries opportunity for Argentine producers and exporters to supply poultry meat, beef, fish, dairy products, dried fruit, vegetables.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko intends to raise the issue of recognizing the Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics as terrorist organizations during his upcoming visit to the United States, the president’s press service said in a statement Monday.
Ukraine said it will take on Russia’s “full-scale invasion” of the Donbas region Ukrainian Defense Minister Valeriy Geletey; “We mustbuild up defenses against Russia, which is trying to consolidate the territories occupied by the terrorists, also advance to other areas in Ukraine.”
. A supereruption would eject 240 cubic miles of material into the atmosphere, would shut down electronic communication, air travel impossible, dramatically alter climate across the continent. Electrical transformers would be shorted-out; sewer and water lines would be blocked; crops ruined.
Federal Court voted to uphold Judge Marroquín Zaleta’s 2013 ruling to suspend the granting of licenses for GMO field trials sought by Monsanto, Syngenta, Dow, Pionner-Dupont and Mexico’s SEMARNAT (Environment and Natural Resources Ministry)
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