Russia will not interfere in the choice of a model for state development by Ukraine, president Vladimir Putin said, adding that he could not understand why the authorities in Kiev were opposing federalization of their country. “For some unclear reason, … Read the rest
In just three months, on November 30, the Swiss will vote in a federal referendum on the future of the country’s gold reserves.
The referendum has arisen through a popular initiative called ‘Save our Swiss gold initiative’. In Switzerland, citizens … Read the rest
The Russian Foreign Ministry said Thursday that Iran could possibly become a full member of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
“The agreements reached on November 24, 2013, in Geneva on Iran’s nuclear program opens the actual perspective that by November of … Read the rest
Canada is ready for a confrontation with Russia if it expands its ambitions in the Arctic region, Foreign Minister John Baird told a Danish newspaper. The oil-rich region is set to become a key political battleground in the coming decades.… Read the rest
Passengers on a British Airways flight from London were kept on the aircraft for over two hours after a young African girl complained of feeling unwell on the flight.
Medics in chemical suits boarded the plane while anxious passengers watched … Read the rest
The targeting of large buildings appears to be part of a new military tactic by Israel. Over the weekend, the army began warning Gaza residents in automated phone calls that it would target buildings harboring “terrorist infrastructure” and that they … Read the rest
Zimbabwe’s dictator Robert Mugabe unleashed a storm of brutal, genocidal violence after losing the 2008 elections — and now we know that it was funded by western hedge-funds and banks, led by Och-Ziff Capital Management, the largest publicly traded fund, … Read the rest
Video experts observed that the video showing the actual beheading of US journalist James Foley was so professionally produced and well-scripted, to the extent that portions of it appeared to be just being acted out.
Two video experts were one … Read the rest
Indian and Pakistani troops intensified firing across the border over the weekend killing at least four, an Indian official said on Sunday, straining ties between the arch rivals who recently called off top-level diplomatic talks.
Last week India said its … Read the rest
A WHO business plan to increase the supply of pandemic vaccines says the goal is to produce enough pandemic vaccine to inject 6.7 billion people – or the world’s entire population.
The WHO documents says the capacity to produce pandemic … Read the rest
Over the past three months China has arrested nearly 1,000 members of a sect referred to as a cult by Beijing, state media said on Tuesday.
The group told members that a “female Jesus” had arrived and called on members … Read the rest
Violence erupted in an Ebola quarantine zone in Liberia’s capital Wednesday when soldiers opened fire and used tear gas on protesting crowds as they evacuated a state official and her family.
Four residents were injured in the clashes that flared … Read the rest
Classified information from the computers of officials involved in the investigation into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines MH370 has been stolen, The Star Online reported Wednesday.
The computers of the high-ranking officials are said to have been hacked and the … Read the rest