The German BND foreign intelligence agency’s new report on the Boeing crash in Ukraine in fact contradicts the Western version on the causes of the tragedy. On Monday this opinion was voiced by Alexey Pushkov, the head of the foreign-affairs … Read the rest
The scientist who conducted a DNA analysis of the shawl found near the body of one of Jack The Ripper’s victims allegedly made a basic error, which means the identity of one of history’s most notorious killers is in doubt … Read the rest
By Wayne Madsen
Russian President Vladimir Putin has redefined the cause of international human rights to include the concept of «collective human rights». Putin rightly argues that in addition to individual human rights, which are being used by various special … Read the rest
State money was spent on drug- and alcohol-fuelled parties, gambling, cars and buying expensive properties.
In less than six months, two black senior Justice Department officials, allegedly together with five co-accused, swindled the department out of R3.2-million.
Lovelock Modiba, 41, … Read the rest
One of three suspected black hijackers remains on the run after the trio sped off with two toddlers still in a vehicle following a hijacking incident in Birchleigh North, Gauteng on Thursday.
Three armed men had allegedly hijacked a resident … Read the rest
Three nationalist ministers in Japan’s cabinet paid homage at a war shrine hated by China Saturday, despite tentative signs of a thaw in Tokyo’s long-frozen relationship with Beijing.
The visits to Yasukuni by three of the five women in Prime … Read the rest
Not a day goes by without us here in South Africa being reminded of the “glorious revolution” of 1994, led by Nelson and Winnie Mandela, black fists held aloft. Perhaps “glorious revolution” is an apt term, borrowed from English history, … Read the rest
Amid a looming broadband price war in South Africa, OpenWeb CEO Keoma Wright says that unscrupulous ISPs derive their profit from throttling the living daylights out of their clients.
The Minister of Communications, Yunus Carrim, recently met with the Council … Read the rest
Africa, Like Trayvon Martin, is extremely important to Barack Obama. “If I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon,” the president said famously about the slain teenager.
His fellow-feelings about the continent the president expressed during the Aug. 4-6 U.S.-Africa … Read the rest
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene will have his work cut out at next week’s budget to try and reassure disillusioned South Africans that the government still has gas in its tank to pull the economy out of the doldrums.
Twenty years … Read the rest
Russian President Vladimir Putin perhaps couldn’t resist an invite from his Italian chum, former Premier Silvio Berlusconi, in the early hours of Friday to his mansion in Milan, according to the WSJ.
A Russian presidential spokesman said Mr. Putin visited … Read the rest
A group of “Friends of Putin” is being formed in the Italian parliament.
It was an initiative of Paolo Grimoldi, an opposition member and one of leaders of the Northern League party, the press service of the house of deputies … Read the rest
Vice President Joe Biden ’s son Hunter was discharged from the Navy Reserve this year after testing positive for cocaine.
In a shocking report by the Wall Street Journal details emerged on how Hunter was public affairs officer in the … Read the rest
For eight months, six astronauts will be essentially locked into a small dome in Hawaii as NASA attempts to study the consequences of living the quiet, lonely lifestyle that humans would experience on Mars.
Titled the Hawaii Space Exploration Analog … Read the rest