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Bingo! Here’s another force of evil to be ‘vanquished’

Resurrection, reinvention and linguistics. Barack Obama did the lot. And now he’s taking America to war in Syria as well as Iraq. Oh yes, and he’s going to defeat Isis, its “barbarism”, “genocide”, its “warped ideology” – until the bad guys are “vanquished from the earth”. What happened to George W Bush?

NATO Loses Ukraine

The United States and NATO attack on the Russian Federation has failed. The Ukrainians who refused to accept the legitimacy of the West’s puppet government emerged victorious on the battlefield. If there is any doubt on that point, Ukraine’s decision to sign the Minsk Protocol cease fire agreement is proof. President Poroshenko seemed like a man in the cat bird seat when western nations chose sides in a civil war and kicked out his predecessor. The road to hell was paved with very bad intentions.

China mulls joining Eurasian Development Bank

The two-day summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) kicked off on Thursday in Dushanbe, capital of Tajikistan, with the possibility of China joining the Eurasian Development Bank (EADB), anti-terrorism and expanding SCO membership expected to be high on the agenda, said analysts.

Long-Awaited Relief: Russian convoy delivers aid to Lugansk, E. Ukraine

All 200 trucks in Russia’s 2nd convoy carrying long-awaited humanitarian aid for devastated areas of eastern Ukraine have crossed the border after weeks of delays that occurred despite an agreement on relief corridors in the Minsk ceasefire deal.

Long-Awaited Relief: Russian convoy delivers aid to Lugansk, E. Ukraine

Sotloff's parents told they could be prosecuted for paying ransom to IS

The parents of murdered journalist Steven Sotloff were told by a White House counterterrorism official at a meeting last May that they could face criminal prosecution if they paid ransom to try to free their son.

Kiev claims Putin wants to destroy Ukraine

In the latest instance of war of words between Kiev and Moscow, the prime minister of Ukraine has accused Russia’s President Vladimir Putin of attempting to destroy Ukraine as an independent country.

Police investigate alleged assault by HPD officer caught on video

A recently-promoted Honolulu Police Department sergeant with a history of domestic violence accusations is under internal investigation after a security surveillance video surfaced showing him apparently beating up his girlfriend in the Waipahu restaurant where she works.

Russian oil giants, Kalashnikov top new EU sanctions list

The Russian targets in the latest EU sanctions which have now come to light. The latest restrictions tighten the screws on 5 Russian state-owned banks already under sanctions. The length of loans they now can get from Europe has been reduced to 30 days.

Russian oil giants, Kalashnikov top new EU sanctions list

UK, Germany reject joint strikes against ISIL in Syria

Some US allies, including the United Kingdom and Germany, have refused to join Washington's planned military campaign against ISIL terrorists in war-ravaged Syria.

Egypt urged to free activists who defied protest law

Amnesty International called Friday for the release of more than 20 demonstrators including two prominent female activists detained in June for defying Egypt's controversial law on protests.

Ferguson PD Lies About Why It Released Videotape Of Store Robbery, Lies Some More When Confronted With The Facts

In the wake of the shooting of Michael Brown, the Ferguson Police made several ill-advised moves. The biggest was the paramilitary force that greeted protests, looking for all the world like a unit flown in from Kabul, followed shortly thereafter by the detainment of several journalists. The decision to withhold the officer's name was also received poorly, but this was complicated by one baffling move -- the release of a store surveillance tape that appeared to show Brown stealing cigarillos from a local store shortly before he was shot dead.

Odessa massacre probe falsified? Parliament inquiry member blasts ‘redacted’ results

A member of the Ukrainian parliamentary probe into the Odessa massacre has retracted her signature under the document, saying it was heavily redacted after signing. Multiple Odessa news outlets published what they said was the original probe conclusions.

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West's antics pushing Russia closer to China

The Ukraine crisis is not just about Eastern Europe, it is also about the world order. The Kremlin is seeking Washington's recognition of what it regards as its core national security interests.

Poroshenko to sign Association Agreement with the EU and send it to parliament on Monday

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko is planning to sign the Association Agreement with the EU and send it to parliament on Monday, September 15.

Truce! What Truce? Israeli Navy Boats Open Fire At Palestinian Fishermen In Gaza

On Friday morning Israeli Navy ships opened fire at a number of Palestinian fishing boats in the Sudaniyya Sea, northwest of Gaza City, causing damage but no injuries.

Retired NASA engineer explains why he doesn’t believe the official 9/11 report

It has been said that it requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious. But is it unusual to want peace? Truth? Dwain Deets doesn’t think so, and the retired NASA director is determined to demonstrate that the official version of the events of 9/11 defies science. His lectures have been gaining popularity, and Deets will be speaking in Ventura to address some troubling questions about 9/11, from the perspective of science.

9/11: A Conspiracy Theory

Everything you ever wanted to know about the 9/11 conspiracy theory in under 5 minutes.

9/11: A Conspiracy Theory
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ISIS and Israel allies against a Palestinian state

Netanyahu’s depiction of Hamas and ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, which now calls itself Islamic State) as “branches of the same poisonous tree” is a travesty of the truth.

Ukraine - U.S. Meddling Dims Prospects for Peace

The Minsk Ceasefire Protocol has very little chance of succeeding. In fact, the meeting between the warring parties was not convened to stop the violence as much as it was to buy time for the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) to retreat and regroup.

Saudi Arabia agrees to host training of moderate Syria rebels

Saudi Arabia has agreed to host training camps for moderate Syrian rebels as part of President Barack Obama's broad strategy to combat Islamic State militants who have taken over parts of Syria and Iraq, U.S. officials said on Wednesday.

Poland stops reverse gas flow to Ukraine, Kiev blames Russia

Ukraine’s state-controlled gas transit company says Poland cut off reverse flows to Ukraine, alleging that a quarter of Russian gas imports to Poland went missing. Gazprom said it continues to supply the same amount of gas as previously.

US government violates international law, no right to use force in Syria

The US President says Washington will carry out airstrikes on Islamic state and arm Syrian rebels in a bid to fight the extremists. Brian Becker, from the anti-war Answer Coalition, says there is every reason to be concerned by Obama's words. 

‘US govt violates intl law, no right to use force in Syria’

Busted: Spanish soldiers and cops in huge drug ring

Three soldiers, one Civil Guard officer and a policeman have been arrested in connection with a highly sophisticated cocaine and hash smuggling ring busted on Tuesday in different parts of mainland Spain.

E.Ukraine offensive went bad, too late for Donetsk, Lugansk 'special status'

On the 5th day of the ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine, President Poroshenko has announced moves towards a possible change of status for Lugansk and Donetsk republics. 

'E.Ukraine offensive went bad, too late for Donetsk, Lugansk 'special status'
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French favour booting Brits from EU: Poll

A new poll says a majority of French people believe Britain should be booted out of the European Union, rather than have its concerns taken into account by Brussels. It's a question sparked by a possible referendum on Britain's membership in the EU.

Germans want cooler relations with USA

Germans want more independence from the United States in security and diplomacy affairs, according to a major survey released on Wednesday, which showed negative attitudes towards the USA have hardened.

US and Iraq have same child homicide rate according to UNICEF

America leads all Western nations in the number of child homicide victims, according to a new report from UNICEF. In 2012, there were four adolescent homicides per 100,000 people in the US, which is on par with the child death toll in Iraq.

US, Iraq have same child homicide rate – UNICEF

Netanyahu loses plot to new Gaza reality

Aside from being a major military setback, Israel's war on Gaza has also disoriented the policies of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu like never before. Since the announcement of a ceasefire on 26 August, his statements appear erratic and particularly uncertain, an expected outcome of the Gaza war.

Kerry in Iraq in unannounced stop on anti-jihadist tour

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Baghdad Wednesday (Sep 10) for talks with Iraq's new premier, in an unannounced stop on a regional tour aimed at building support for an anti-jihadist campaign.

Russia’s UN Envoy: Excluding Russia From UN Security Council Impossible

The discussion about possible exclusion of Russia from the UN Security Council is just “meaningless talks,” Russia’s Ambassador to UN Vitaly Churkin said Wednesday in an interview with the Rossiya-24 TV channel.

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