Syria has asked Washington to engage in military and intelligence collaboration to defeat their mutual enemy Isis, inviting US congressmen and senators to visit Damascus to discuss joint action against the jihadis who threaten both America and the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.
Верховная рада Украины приняла закон об особом порядке самоуправления в отдельных районах Донецкой и Луганской областей сроком на три года. «За» проголосовали 277 депутатов из 450. Инициатива была внесена в парламент президентом Украины Петром Порошенко на основе достигнутых на переговорах трёхсторонней группы в Минске договорённостей.
Attorneys for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev say allegations that three defense team members misrepresented themselves as FBI employees while investigating the case in Russia are "false" and "preposterous.”
Russia’s Foreign Ministry has denounced Romanian PM Victor Ponta’s plan to unify Moldova with Romania by 2018 as “inadmissible and irresponsible,” and called for all European countries to counter modern expansionism.
Los Angeles police are investigating a weekend incident that saw “Django Unchained” actress Daniele Watts accuse officers of violating her rights after they detained her in response to a complaint over indecent exposure.
“This can’t be America’s fight alone,” US President Barack Obama stressed in his ISIS speech. Indeed, about 40 countries have joined the battle with the radical group that’s left scores dead in Iraq. But who does what on that battlefield?
Циничная и безответственная политика, которую проводит Вашингтон, ставит мир на порог новой холодной войны, а обещания некоторых стран НАТО начать поставки оружия Киеву являют собой откровенное вмешательство во внутренние дела Украины и могут рассматриваться как пособничество военным преступлениям. Такое мнение выразил спикер Госдумы РФ Сергей Нарышкин.
Crowds outside the Ukrainian parliament seized a deputy, as he left the building for a break, and put him in a trash bin. The move puzzled politicians, as the deputy was behind the lustration law which the protesters had gathered to support.
Enrique Ferro's insight:
Lustration what? It means selected democracy, as a group of putchist politicians ban the politicians they violently threw out of Parliament from competition. Thanks to the "free world" politics becomes a restricted area of rule ...
Sweden’s Foreign Minister Carl Bildt - whether it is for personal self-benefit or because of general ideology -100 percent supports American policies almost without question, journalist Bryan MacDonald told RT.
Al-Qaeda made an appeal to the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) to release British hostage, Alan Henning, on the grounds he was an honest and upright aid worker, who genuinely tried to ease the plight of suffering Muslims, it has emerged.
A village in the Swiss canton of Zurich has expressed anger over the situation of just one refugee family. To carry on supporting a mother from Eritrea and her seven children, authorities aim to increase taxes, media report.