Pat Buchanan questions ‘endless war’

Pat Buchanan, a former US Presidential candidate, is a leading voice of American Conservatism.  In excerpt from an article that appeared on his website on Tuesday, he is less than flattering about the Republican Party:

“How do you like the

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White victim of ‘blue light’ driver needs permanent care

The Krugersdorp Magistrate’s Court was told of the severe mental changes that the white teenager Thomas Ferreira would have to live with after being knocked over by a “blue light” driver, during the driver’s sentencing proceedings.

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When negligence becomes racism

Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) says claims that it had falsely accused two of its white managers of racism, cannot be discussed.

“ATNS is in no position to discuss the merits of internal disciplinary processes – currently under way … Read the rest

Fear grips India after announcement of first ebola case

Fear has gripped India after an Indian national, returning from Liberia, tested positive for the Ebola virus. The person was isolated at the Health Organization Quarantine Center at Delhi Airport.

India’s Union Health Minister JP Nadda has said that things … Read the rest

Spain’s parliament calls for recognition of Palestine

The Spanish parliament supported Palestine’s recognition in a symbolic vote Tuesday.

Spanish Congress of Deputies (lower chamber of the parliament) has called on the government to recognize Palestine as a state in a non-binding motion.

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China, Russia concerned about TTP

China and Russia are both concerned by the US determination to strengthen its influence in the Asia-Pacific region, the Russian defense minister said Tuesday after talks with his Chinese counterpart.

Senior US officials earlier said the Asia-Pacific region will become … Read the rest

Frankfurt: First European direct settlements in Chinese yuan

European companies now have the opportunity to settle trading accounts in Chinese yuan. The Bank of China in Frankfurt has become the first to operate European yuan clearing. Trading costs will be cut as there will be no dollar exchange … Read the rest

FBI warns about extremists as Ferguson awaits verdict

As the US waits to hear whether a Missouri police officer will face charges for killing unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., the FBI is warning law enforcement agencies across the country that the decision “will likely” lead some … Read the rest

The 3 codes of political correctness

South Africa has arguably become the most politically correct country in the world where even the most innocuous statement may invoke hysterical denunciations, complaints to the South African Human Rights Commission or terminate an academic career.

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Russian churches shelled by US-backed military in Ukraine

His Holiness, Patriarch Kirill, of Moscow and All Russia, has stated that around fifty churches of the Russian Orthodox Church have been either completely destroyed or heavily damaged as a result of actions of the Ukrainian military since the beginning … Read the rest

Putin on NATO expansion, ethnic cleansing

President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with German television that NATO expansion since 2001 significantly changed the geo-political situation.

“We have witnessed two waves of NATO expansion since 2001,” Putin said. “If I remember correctly, seven countries – Slovenia, … Read the rest