Protests entered their fifth and most tense day in Ferguson, Missouri, in response to a police officer on Saturday fatally shooting 18-year-old Michael Brown, an unarmed black man. Heavily armed SWAT officers aiming rifles at unarmed civilians, use of intimidating armored vehicles — it looks less small-town U.S.A. and more like Egypt's Tahrir Square during the Arab Spring.
Simone Camilli, Italian national; an Associated Press video journalist, and a freelance Palestinian translator working with him were killed Wednesday when an unexploded missile blew up as Gazan bomb disposal experts were trying to diffuse it.
Anglo-Saxon agression against Russia is taking the form of financial and economic warfare. However, Moscow is preparing for armed hostilities by developing its agricultural self-sufficency and multiplying its alliances.
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Spain will meet with EU officials Thursday to discuss offsetting the country’s estimated €337 million in food and agriculture losses due to blocked access to the Russian market. Last week Russia announced a ban on agricultural imports from the EU, US, Canada, Australia and Norway.
A report from the Russian TV channel Rossia 1 shows how Russia and Argentina have been literally pushed by the USA into working with each other and the kind of results this collaboration is achieving.
Rep. Peter King (R) of New York argued for deeper US military engagement in Iraq, saying that ISIS was more powerful than Al Qaeda and "a direct threat" to US security. start off with massive air attacks. I think doing it from aircraft carriers is limiting them. We should use bases in the area so we could have much more sustained air attacks. Clinton said that Obama's foreign policy has been overly cautious.
A Colorado Republican state senator justified hydraulic fracturing commonly known as “fracking” said the presence of burnable amounts of methane gas in drinking water is a natural phenomenon. the “Indians” used it for “warmth in the wintertime” many years ago.
The chemical triclosan linked to cancer-cell growth and disrupted development in animals. Regulators reviewing whether it’s safe to put in soap, cutting boards and toys. Companies are phasing it out. Minnesota bans it in many products. ColgatePalmolive Co.’s Total toothpaste contains it.
The United Nations announced names of three experts to investigate possible war crimes committed by both Israelis and Palestinians during the two-month conflict in the Gaza Strip, team will look at “all violations of international humanitarian law and international human rights law.
Israel upset after UN Human Rights Council named the man who will be running an inquiry into its Gaza offensive, Canadian international lawyer William Schabas, regarded in Israel as being hostile to Israel over calls to bring Prime Minister Netanyahu before the International Criminal Court.
Moscow has agreed with all of Kiev’s suggestions regarding the humanitarian mission to the south-east of Ukraine and corrected the convoy route; Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, agreed to have Ukrainian license plates on our trucks during their movement in Ukraine.
Kurdish Peshmerga forces backed by the Iraqi air force have managed to foil attacks by ISIL Takfiri terrorists in two areas in northern Iraq. According to Iraqi media reports, the ISIL militants carried out attacks on two villages in the Tuz Khurmatu district, which were repelled by Kurdish forces.
More than 100 civilians and several soldiers killed during clashes between Nigerian military forces and Takfiri Boko Haram militants in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno State. The Takfiri group Boko Haram has repeatedly targeted Nigerian civilians, mostly in Borno, killing more than 2,000 civilians since January.
Palestinian human rights groups say Israeli forces are systematically killing Palestinian children and youths in the occupied West Bank. The rights groups say there is a growing trend among Israeli soldiers to target Palestinian children and youths.
Israeli army sources say pictures of a devastated Gaza neighborhood have been distributed among Israeli soldiers as a memento. The photos, showing Gaza’s Shijaiyah district before and after Israel’s destructive attacks, were circulated among soldiers who were engaged in the aggression.
Pro-Russian fighters in the east of Ukraine say they are ready for a military engagement with the government forces in the city of Donetsk. Ukraine’s city of Donetsk is under heavy bombardment of government forces as Ukrainian troops tighten grip on the strongholds of pro-Russian fighters.
Ukraine says it will deny entry to a Russian convoy of 280 trucks packed with aid for the war-ravaged east of the country. The Red Cross says that humanitarian situation in eastern Ukraine is critical as reports say thousands have no access to water, electricity and medical aid.
Survivors of the bloody Odessa May 2 clashes and subsequent tragedy at Trade Union House, where nearly 50 people were burnt alive, have organized international photo exhibits in order to convey the events with a new clarity denied to viewers by Kiev.
Russia and Ukraine reached an agreement for Moscow to send a humanitarian aid convoy to Kiev in cooperation with International Committee of the Red Cross. Moscow has been urging Kiev to permit it to send the residents of the eastern regions, but Ukraine and the West have opposed the move.
World Health Organization (WHO): Ebola outbreak death toll 1,013 as the virus spreads through the West African countries. Ebola virus spreads through direct contact with infected blood, feces or sweat. It can also be spread through sexual contact or the unprotected handling of contaminated corpses.
More than 100 inmates fled from a Donetsk prison which came under fire from Ukrainian artillery. Most of them pledged to return to their cells when they deemed the situation to be safe.
The US has warned outgoing Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki against attempts to stay in power after the country’s president officially named a replacement for the politician. Maliki recently lost the trust of both his Western and domestic allies.
A Turkish NGO said it would send ships to the Gaza Strip to provide emergency aid to Palestinians trapped in a month-long offensive by Israel. The decision comes four years after Israeli commandos stormed a Gaza-bound ship, killing 10.
Obama administration has begun directly providing weapons to Kurdish forces who have started to make gains against Islamic militants in northern Iraq, senior U.S. officials said Monday. The officials wouldn't say which U.S. agency is providing the arms or what weapons are being sent.
The Ukrainian National Guard is setting up an operational squadron of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) as of this Monday, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said. National Guards will set up an operational squadron of unmanned aerial vehicles.
Over the last couple years, scientists have grown blood vessels, skin, parts of organs, and even vaginas in the lab. But now, for the first time, theyve managed to grow three dimensional, brain-like tissue (from rats)—with the express purpose of injuring it to see what happens.
A robot that can make 360 burgers an hour could put many fast-food workers out of a job. Silicon Valley-based Momentum Machines developed the device, says the burger-flipping robot could take the place of three line cooks save restaurant owners about $90,000 a year in salary.
Barack Obama has committed the US to long-term involvement in Iraq, warning that the rapidly evolving crisis in the north would not be solved quickly. Obama: rebuilding Iraqi military, fostering trust among Sunnis and negating the threat from jihadists would be a long-term project. “I don’t think we’re going to solve this problem in weeks. This is going to take some time.”
Vladimir Putin's chief "integration" advisor, Sergei Glazyev: U.S.-led “economic war” against Russia will ricochet, EU to pay the steepest costs; stands to lose 1 trillion euros, includes possible bankruptcy of several European banks and companies. Energy crisis in Europe will bring sharp spike in prices. Turkish, Chinese and east Asian nations will fill void left by departure of their European rivals from Russian market. Will cost 250 billion euros for Germany alone, push the three Baltic states to an “economic catastrophe.” Lithuania and Latvia will lose half their entire economic output, cost for Estonia will reach 50 percent more than its gross domestic product.
A SWAT team is under investigation for storming into a home in Coconut Grove with a narcotics warrant for house 2 blocks away. One child, 13 was bludgeoned with the buttstock of a rifle. Every single thing they could possibly break, they broke,” in the relentless and deadly war on drugs.
Latest US intervention has led to "unexpected" consequences, the prime minister appearing to have just staged a coup overthrowing Iraq's president President Fouad Massoum moments ago. Maliki, seen as an authoritarian and sectarian leader, has defied calls by Sunnis, Kurds, some fellow Shi'ites and regional power broker Iran to step aside for a less polarising figure who can unite Iraqis against Islamic State militants.
One killed, dozen injured in new round of army attacks on pro-Russians' positions in residential areas. Forced thousands of civilians to abandon their homes. Looming humanitarian crisis; water, food, fuel supplies running out.
Press TV: Hospitals, medical personnel in Gaza struggle to cope with high number of injured Palestinians. 1,900 killed 10,000 injured. Most children who seek treatment from burns in explosions. Hamas and Israel agreed on a new 72-hour ceasefire. 75 percent of patients need amputations.
Actress Penelope Cruz, her husband Javier Bardem wrote open letter, call killing of Palestinians by Israel military a “genocide. ” Horror in Gaza now there is NO place for distance or neutrality. It’s a war of extermination against people with no means, no water; hospitals, ambulances, children are targets.
Hundreds of anti-war activists took to the streets in Tel-Aviv Saturday to say ‘no’ to continuation of Israel’s military operation in Gaza. Protesters chanted slogans as: “Stop the massacre,” “Free Gaza,” “Funds to welfare not to war,” “Build more classrooms not more bombs” “Gaza children want to live.”
Iraqi Human Rights Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani "We have striking evidence obtained from Yazidis fleeing their ancient home city of Sinjar and some who escaped death,also crime scene images that show indisputably the gangs of Islamic State executed 500 Yazidis after seizing Sinjar."
A missing four-year-old girl was rescued by Russian authorities after spending nearly two weeks wandering in Siberian forests and swamps. An unmanned aerial vehicle, helicopters, search dogs and dozens of people took part in the rescue operation.
Two Spanish volunteers have joined the fight against Kiev’s offensive on eastern Ukraine, speaking out against the actions of the nation's military. They say their main objective is to spread the truth about the conflict. Arrived in Donetsk two weeks ago to offer their assistance, has not engaged in fighting yet.
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has condemned political ambitions that threatened peace in Europe during the First World War, saying the international community should learn the lesson from the deadly conflict.
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