Africa Egypt EU

EU arms exports to Egypt fuel killings, torture: Amnesty

12 European countries have flouted an EU-wide suspension on arms transfers to Sisi’s Egypt, rights group says. (MEE) Amnesty International has accused nearly half of the European Union’s members of fueling killings and torture among other abuses in Egypt through arms exports, in a report issued on Wednesday. International organisations have accused Egyptian President Abdel […]

Asia China Uncategorized

Where Will First Chinese Overseas Military Bases Spring Up?

China (NEO) – As history shows, significant improvement of a country’s economic situation inevitably boosts its military ambitions. The world has been holding its breath for the last 30 years witnessing the rapid economic growth in China, waiting for the new developments. And China did not fail the expectations of the global community. Whereas before the mid-2000s […]

Brazil South America

Meet Brazil’s Corrupt, Business-Friendly Coup-Imposed Cabinet

(teleSUR) The cabinet of Brazil’s interim Senate-imposed President Michel Temer includes several ministers embroiled in corruption scandals. Senate-imposed President Michel Temer’s new cabinet has already garnered widespread criticism for being made up entirely of old white men for the first time since the country’s last dictatorship, but the reasons to be worried about the ministers […]

Iran Middle East Saudi Arabia

Iran orders Hezbollah to target Saudi Arabia

David Hearst (MEE) The military wing of the Lebanese movement Hezbollah has been instructed by Iran to suspend operations against Israel and to target Saudi Arabia instead, Middle East Eye can reveal. The instruction comes in the wake of widespread anger at the apparent assassination of Mustafa Badreddine, its military commander in Syria and head […]

Europe Ukraine

Ukrainian Activists Leak Personal Information of Thousands of War Reporters in the Donbas

Ukraine (GVO) – Earlier this week, the Ukrainian activist website Mirotvorets (“Peacemaker”)published a spreadsheet listing what appear to be the names and details of thousands of journalists who have received accreditation to report in the self-proclaimed “Donetsk People’s Republic” (“DNR”). The database was published on May 7 with little publicity, until a Facebook post on Tuesday by Anton Gerashchenko, a Ukrainian […]

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Here’s Why Ron Paul Just Said Hillary Could Have Run as a Republican

(ANTIMEDIA) Former Republican congressman and presidential candidate, Ron Paul, made some interesting comments in an interview with Fox Business Monday. Paul was first asked about the Republican establishment’s threats to run a third party candidate against presumptive nominee Donald Trump — a question Paul dismissed as a “purely a dream.” Ron Paul insinuated a third […]

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EU Europe UK

Brexit equals forfeiting EU’s unique human rights protection

London, United Kingdom (TFC) – While the Brexit vs Bremain debate has been- and will continue to be- argued and analysed to death, one very important issue has escaped mainstream attention: human rights. The EU’s European Court of Justice, its laws and its Charter of Fundamental Rights safeguards our human rights more than the European Court of […]


USS Donald Cook: Mission in Baltic Sea

(SCF) – “It is reckless. It is provocative. It is dangerous”, said US State Secretary John Kerry describing the incident when the guided missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG-75) was buzzed by a pair of Sukhoi Su-24 Fencer fighters in the Baltic Sea on April 11, 2016. On April 14, Russian Defense Ministry said that the jets were on a […]