I'm confused. A few weeks ago we were told in the West that people occupying government buildings in Ukraine was a very good thing. These people, we were told by our political leaders and elite media commentators, were 'pro-democracy protestors'.
Radicals have attacked two Ukrainian presidential candidates. One of them, Oleg Tsarev, was “brutally beaten,” claimed the candidate’s press office. The radicals poured green antiseptic solution and flour on another candidate, Mikhail Dobkin.
Energy: two oil and gas fields discovered in Libya ANSAmed NOC-owned, Benghazi-based Arabian Gulf Oil Company (Agoco) discovered an oil field in the Sirte Basin, approximately 80km south west of Marada oasis.
The coup-imposed Ukrainian government has amassed military hardware near the eastern Ukrainian towns refusing to recognize Kiev’s rule, and rallying for the country’s federalization. Videos from the area show tanks, APCs and army helicopters.
Washington Post A war-torn Libyan port muscles its way back Washington Post MISURATA, Libya — There are still buildings on this Libyan city's main drag that look like Swiss cheese from months of concentrated bombardment by Moammar Gaddafi's forces...
Official: Gunmen Abduct Jordan Ambassador in Libya TIME Libya's Foreign Ministry's spokesman Said al-Aswad says several masked gunmen in civilian clothes and in two cars attacked the car of Ambassador Fawaz al-Etan on Tuesday morning in Tripoli.
Google has invented a new smart contact lens with an integrated camera. By virtue of being part of the contact lens, the camera would naturally follow your gaze, allowing for a huge range of awesome applications, from the basis of a bionic eye system for blind and visually impaired people, through to early warning systems (the camera spots a hazard before your brain does), facial recognition, and superhuman powers (telescopic and infrared/night vision). In related news, Google Glass is publicly available today in the US for one day only (still priced at $1500).
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev recently announced that Russia will no longer import GMO products, stating that the nation has enough space, and enough resources to produce organic food. If the Americans like to eat GMO products, let them eat it then. We don’t need to do that; we have enough space and opportunities to produce […]
The current issue of the London Review of Books carries an important article by Seymour Hersh, based on extensive interviews with intelligence staff, in which he argues powerfully that the chemical weapons attacks in Syria, culminating in that of...
SFGate Libya judge orders Gadhafi son tried by video link USA TODAY TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A Libyan judge in the trial of former regime officials decided Monday that Moammar Gadhafi's son, held by a militia in the country's west, can be tried in the...
Following the incident, DSS officials forced the Blackwater specialists to provide written statements of the shootings in exchange for full immunity from criminal prosecution. That decision by the State Department derailed the U.S. Department of Justice’s first attempt to prosecute the guards once they returned to the U.S.
A federal appeals court then reinstated the charges, saying the lower court had erred in dismissing the case.
Seventeen years after Rev. Kevin Annett publicly disclosed evidence that over 50,000 children died in Canada’s church-run “Indian residential schools”, Canadian governments have finally confirmed this genocidal mortality rate after releasing hitherto-concealed death records from the schools.