While Western nations beef up economic sanctions and Nato discusses what stance to take toward Russia, the BRICS are maintaining tacit support for Moscow despite the Ukraine crisis. suggests the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) system is to be taken seriously.
A company that makes tactical equipment for police to use in riots is manufacturing a new ‘non-lethal’ weapon designed to temporarily blind targets. The Z-RO non-lethal compliance weapon system will obstruct a person’s vision for 10 to 15 minutes.
If the West bombs Islamic State militants in Syria without consulting Damascus, the anti-ISIS alliance may use the occasion to launch airstrikes against President Bashar Assad’s forces; Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
Lake Cajititlán in western Mexico more than 4 million dead fish suddenly surfaced, government workers scoop up more than 156 tons of freshwater popoche chub, a sardine-sized species native to the western state of Jalisco. Mexico, like many developing nations, has a poor environmental record.
Friday, President Obama added his signature to legislation that will cut $8.7 billion in food stamp benefits over the next 10 years, causing 850,000 households to lose an average of $90 per month. The signing of the legislation known as the 2014 Farm Bill occurred at a public event in East Lansing, Mich.
U.S. President Barack Obama told top lawmakers T he has authorityto take action against Islamic State (IS) militants. Obama told the Leaders he would welcome action by Congress that would "aid effort" and demonstrate to the world the United States is united in defeating threat from IS.
A continuing drought in California has ruined almost a quarter of the state’s $5 billion rice crop, CBS Sacramento reports. California is one of the nation’s largest producers of rice, employing 25,000 people in the industry. Less rice planted, fewer farm workers needed,job loss.
War hawks in Washington are using the beheading of two American journalists by ISIL terrorists in Syria as a pretext to take military action against Syrian government forces, Obama and Congress are “creating pretexts” to target government of President Bashar al-Assad ;Stephen Lendman.
Authorities of Donetsk People's Republic could not begin prisoner swap as Kiev refused to present list of captured militias, “We have not received from Kiev lists of prisoners they plan to release,” fear Kiev may cheat us as we release the prisoners we have.
Imagine an ID card that remembers all of your personal records. This one card serves as your driver’s license and a catch-all that includes information about your health insurance, tax payments, and bank accounts.it’s a MasterCard.
Doctors Without Borders shuttered one of its Ebola treatment centers in Guinea in May. They thought the deadly virus was being contained there, new cases appeared across the border in Liberia and then spread across West Africa, carried by the sick and dying. Macenta is once again a hotspot.
President Barack Obama has informed Congress that the United States conducted a new round of airstrikes in western Iraq to protect a key dam from ISIL terrorists. Obama said US aircraft targeted ISIL militants near the Haditha Dam on the Euphrates River in Anbar province.
Russian President has given an order to abolish two key agencies responsible for placing and executing weapons orders for the military and hand over their functions to the Defense Ministry, Finance Ministry and Audit Chamber giving the responsible state officials three months to complete the reform.
Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic: Serbia should export only top-quality goods to Russia, "The Russian market is very demanding and we should offer our best possible goods to it,” Vucic said, noting that Serbia was in a position to meet top European standards.
There are no systemic threats to Russian food security after Russia’s embargo on food imports from western countries in response to sanctions over Ukraine, the chief of the Federal Antimonopoly Service told reporters Monday. no global changes in food prices, wave of price hike expectations subsiding.
To approve the sanctions through a written procedure at the session of the Council of the EU in Brussels, it is necessary that all the 28 states of the EU sign the new package, led tomeeting of ambassadors of the 28 European Union countries “to discuss the situation”.
Swiss media reports indicate Switzerland would grant asylum to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden if he agrees to testify about foreign espionage activities within Switzerland.
The future of medicine rests on the fundamental right we all have to use things that spring from the Earth naturally as healing agents.Medical-industrial complex in the U.S. does not want you to use these freely growing compounds. They threaten its very business model and existence.
Spanish government spending nearly €1bn on riot gear for police units as protest groups prepare a string of demonstrations. Riot equipment ranging from shields to stab vests.truck-mounted water cannon, groups across Spain are predicting a season of protests.
Obama announced a series of military moves against Russia by the United States and NATO expanded economic sanctions and pledges to bolster military forces of former Soviet republics of Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova. Washington will push for all three countries to join NATO.
Irvin Rosenfeld receives 300 pre-rolled marijuana joints monthly from a government-authorized farm in Mississippi to treat a rare bone-tumor disorder. He has smoked over 130,000 marijuana cigarettes in the past 32 years despite pot being classified as a top-tier hazard by Drug Enforcement Administration.
Fighting in the east Ukrainian cities of Mariupol and Donetsk continued Sunday despite Friday’s cease-fire between the NATO-backed Ukrainian regime in Kiev and pro-Russian separatist forces. The cease-fire was negotiated by Ukrainian President Poroshenko and Russian President Putin.
Having already committed military transports to ferry arms and ammunition in Iraq and conduct so-called humanitarian airdrops, Australia is poised to dispatch Super Hornet fighter jets to join US air strikes on ISIS positions in Iraq, and potentially Syria.
President Obama will use a nationwide television address Wednesday night to argue for major escalation of US military intervention in the Middle East. The immediate target is the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known as ISIL, which has overrun much of western and northern Iraq.
Britain announced plans to erect a huge fence in the French port city of Calais. The steel fencing was previously used at a NATO summit in Wales. part of UK campaign to deter illegal immigrants from entering Britain by crossing the English Channel. The barrier measures12 miles long, nine feet high.
Sporadic shooting and artillery fire have been reported near and in the southeastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol despite the ceasefire, with both local self-defense forces and Ukrainian military troops accusing each other of breaching the truce.
Israel is preventing Palestinians from building houses on their own land near city of Yatta in the occupied West Bank, claim the area has been confiscated by Israel for military purposes, confiscation is still in effect. Also preventing Palestinian farmers from entering their fields in the area to tend to their crops.
A new line of chips unveiled by Intel today makes it possible to wake up a laptop or tablet simply by saying “Hello, computer.” Once awoken the computer can operate as a voice-controlled assistant. You might call out “Hello, computer, what is the weather forecast today?” while getting out of bed.
Hundreds of children in different parts of the U.S. have been hospitalized by a mysterious respiratory virus. The virus is sweeping the Midwest and has also hit Colorado. Kansas City hospital has seen up to 30 children a day come in for treatment. virus is similar to a cold, with worse symptoms.
The Higgs boson 'God particle' could destroy the universe, Hawking says
Space and time could suddenly collapse - and 'we would not see it coming'
If scientists put too much energy in the Higgs boson the universe could end
Disaster very unlikely as physicists do not have large enough collider
We saw no credible evidence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq then; we see no credible evidence of a Russian invasion now. Twelve years ago, former Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder, mindful of the flimsiness of the evidence on Iraqi WMD, refused to join in the attack on Iraq. In our view, you should be appropriately suspicious of charges made by the U.S. State Department and NATO officials alleging a Russian invasion of Ukraine.
On November 28, 2013, Julius Kiiza, 26, a father of four, was diagnosed with MDR-TB – a multi-drug resistant Tuberculosis (TB).
Primary Industries Minister of Tasmania, Jeremy Rockliff, has announced that the state will remain GMO-free for at least the next five years, and the state government can opt to extend the GMO ban for as long as they like.
Fighters of Ukrainian volunteer battalions encircled outside city of Ilovaisk in August accusing Kiev government of not supporting them and threaten to change the regime. The government fears us and wants to control us, ”We will close the border then go to Kiev to change the regime.”
RT’s Maria Finoshina crossed Ukraine to see aftermath of war; civilians carried heaviest burden: relatives lost, homes destroyed, no water, no electricity, afraid to go out, prefer to stay in bomb shelters, hardly anything left to bomb, food, medicine, fuel scarce. Attacks frequent; situation “tense”
Russian consumer watchdog Rospotrebnadzor has suspended all confectionery imports from Ukraine after discovering two Ukrainian companies broke consumer protection laws.
"In order to ensure the rights of consumers, starting September 5.
Four residents of Ukraine’s eastern city of Donetsk were killed by shelling on Friday night, the first night after ceasefire was agreed in the country, according to militia headquarters. Also Friday evening APC, automatic grenade launchers opened fire on the self-defense forces gathered near Donetsk Airport.
January 1st 2015, the German Poultry Association (ZDG), will have to stop using GMO feed for both egg and poultry meat production. From this date forward, food retailers will only accept poultry that has been raised on GM-free feed, and milk and eggs which come from cows fed GM-free feed.
Camera-wielding aircraft terrorise celebrities by flying over their homes.
Stars fear photographers could use devices to track and follow them.
Divorce lawyers hope to use devices to keep tabs on cheating spouses.
American legislators are scrambling to extend privacy to include drones.
Contolled from miles away, many fear pilots will be impossible to track down.
Just 10 days after a ceasefire ended a 50-day Israel-Hamas conflict, the Israeli army is “making plans and training” for “a very violent war” against Hezbollah in south Lebanon, an Israeli TV report said Friday night, without specifying when this war might break out.
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