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Petition fails to remove WWII Russian tanks from German Memorial

The German government rejected on Wednesday a call by two newspapers to remove Russian tanks from a World War II memorial in central Berlin in protest against spiralling tensions in Ukraine.

Seriously, what?! Kerry tells Russia 'you don't invade a country on completely phony pretexts'

The US Secretary of State spoke today of the unacceptability of invading a sovereign country on phony pretexts in order to assert one’s own interests in the 21st century. But no, he was not speaking about the United States, as one might have thought.

Maidan Puppetmistress plans new Ukrainian government and says "F*** the EU"

It appears that Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland is not content with just handing out bread and cookies to protestors who would be subject to a severe crackdown if they had the audacity to take to the streets demanding a regime change in her own country.

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EU urges Ukraine to ditch anti-protest laws

Western leaders criticised Kiev for adopting tough legislation against demonstrations, calling the move "undemocratic".

'Spain must step up war on corruption': EU

Spain needs to ramp up its fight against corruption by introducing key reforms aimed at greater transparency, the Council of Europe's anti-corruption group said in a new report released on Wednesday.

US govt struck deal with Mexican drug cartel in exchange for info

Between 2000 and 2012, the US government had a deal with Mexican drug cartel Sinaloa that allowed the group to smuggle billion of dollars of drugs in return for information on its rival cartels, according to court documents published by El Universal.

Blaming Assad a red herring, West still intends to destabilize Syria

In Syria, the strengthening of Al-Qaeda-linked groups has led to growing in-fighting between once allied rebels. Fierce clashes between rival opposition factions have killed at least 700 people this week.The outbreak of a civil war within a civil war has prompted some Western politicians who previously rooted solely for Assad's removal to change their stance. Infighting within the ranks of the Syrian rebels is threatening the Russia-US brokered peace conference that's due in less than two weeks.

'Blaming Assad a red herring, West still intends to destabilize Syria'

West negotiates with terrorists as Syria atrocities reach new level

Horrifying reports from a Syrian town suggest that entire families have been massacred by rebel fighters and also that civilians have been kidnapped and used as human shields.

Al-Qaeda linked jihadists forced their way to Adra, which is just outside Damascus, launching a massive assault on residents which reportedly killed more than eighty people - including children.

Michel Chossudovsky, director of the Center for Research on Globalization gives his thoughts on the ongoing crisis in Syria.

'West negotiates with terrorists as Syria atrocities reach new level'

EU double standards in Ukraine absolutely outrageous

By supporting protesters in Ukraine while previously ignoring huge last year protests in Turkey and Spain, EU officials have revealed that for them some protesters are more equal than others.

Company boss turned up to work in £178,000 Ferrari a day after 45 staff were made redundant

A company chief has been criticised after he turned up to work in a new £178,000 Ferrari the day after the firm had announced 45 redundancies.

Former UK bank chief and Methodist minister caught buying crystal meth

A former Co-Op Bank chief and Methodist minister was caught buying drugs 'to get young men off their heads for sex', just days after telling MPs how his banking operation lost £700m.

Crystal meth shame of bank chief  Counting off £20 notes to buy hard drugs

Israel fury as John Kerry leads nuclear talks with Iran

As John Kerry, the US secretary of state, and William Hague, the Foreign Secretary, arrived in Geneva to negotiate directly with Iran, the Israeli prime minister condemned the possible outcome of their diplomacy.

UK Austerity: 340 MPs get their energy bills for second homes paid by taxpayer - with one claiming £5,822

Top of the heap is a millionaire Tory who claimed a staggering £5,822 in just 12 months – more than four times the average household energy bill – to power and heat his £1million constituency home in a sprawling 31-acre estate.

World must stay out of Palestine issue: Lieberman

Former Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman says the international community must stay out of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Netanyahu world’s biggest hypocrite: US ex-lawmaker

A former US lawmaker has slammed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s hypocritical stance about Iran’s peaceful nuclear activities while Tel Aviv itself possesses a colossal nuclear stockpile.

Iran must dismantle nuclear program: Nutty Yahoo

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told the 68th session of the UN General Assembly that Iran must dismantle its entire nuclear program, repeating his baseless accusation that Tehran is seeking to develop nuclear weapons.

Family Research Council: ‘Nothing more Christian’ than food stamp cuts

There’s “nothing more Christian” than the massive food stamp cuts passed last week by House Republicans, said a conservative activist.

Revealed: Britain sold nerve gas chemicals to Syria 10 months after 'civil unrest' began

Furious politicians have demanded Prime Minister David Cameron explain why chemical export licences were granted to firms last January – 10 months after the Syrian uprising began.

Russia Delays Arms Supplies to Syria over Money

Russia is postponing supplies of fighter jets and S-300 missile defense systems to Syria because official Damascus failed to pay for them, Kommersant newspaper said Saturday.

The heir to Blair: PM makes 'moral case' for attack on Syria ahead of National Security Council Meeting

Britain has a responsibility to take action to punish the “morally indefensible” use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime even without a UN mandate, David Cameron has suggested.

CIA Files Prove America Helped Saddam as He Gassed Iran

The U.S. knew Hussein was launching some of the worst chemical attacks in history -- and still gave him a hand.

Erdogan blames Egypt junta with state terrorism

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that it is a state terrorism that is being carried out in Egypt.

Netanyahu: Palestinians will need to make (yet more) concessions

The Palestinians will need to make concessions during negotiations that will enable Israel to ensure its security and protect its vital national interests, Prime Minster Binyamin Netanyahu said at the opening of Sunday's cabinet meeting.

Drug scandal at the Houses of Parliament after traces of cocaine are found on toilets across Palace of Westminster

Evidence of cocaine use has been found inside toilets at the Houses of Parliament, including some just yards from MPs' offices.

Venezuela slams U.S. over 'repressive regimes' remarks

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro demanded the United States apologize on Thursday after the Obama administration's nominee for envoy to the United Nations said there was a crackdown on civil society in the South American country.

Israel test-fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile

The Israeli military has test-fired a new long-range ballistic missile reportedly capable of carrying a nuclear, chemical or biological warhead.

Greece Needs Another 80 Billion Euros...

..or at least that's the word from the belly of the foul cesspit known as Goldman Sachs, whose manipulation of exchange rates and cooking of the books gave Greece an entry into the Euro currency and set the country on the road to the disaster in which it now finds itself.

How Britain tortured Nazi PoWs: The horrifying interrogation methods that belie our proud boast that we fought a clean war

The German SS officer was fighting to save himself from the gallows for a terrible war crime and might say anything to escape the noose. But Fritz Knöchlein was not lying in 1946 when he claimed that, in captivity in London, he had been tortured by British soldiers to force a confession out of him.

US keeps nearly 70 nuclear bombs in southern Turkey

According to a recent report published by the Arabic Nakhel news agency, Turkish sources said the bombs are kept at Turkey’s Incirlik Air Base in Adana province.

Making the world a more dangerous place - the eager role of Julia Gillard

Australia has 40% of the world's uranium, all of it on indigenous land. Prime Minister Julia Gillard has just been to India to sell uranium to a government that refuses to sign the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and whose enemy, Pakistan, is also a non-signatory. The threat of nuclear war between them is constant. Uranium is an essential ingredient of nuclear weapons. Gillard's deal in Delhi formally ends the Australian Labor Party's long-standing policy of denying uranium to countries that reject the NPT's obligation "to pursue negotiations in good faith on effective measures relating to cessation of the nuclear arms race at an early date and to nuclear disarmament".


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