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134-day Islamic State siege of Kobani lifted
The apparently unstoppable progress of the IS terrorist group now seems to have come to an end on the Syrian-Turkish border. Kurdish fighters, opposition forces and coalition air strikes have thwarted the Caliph's designs on the town of Kobani.

30.01.2015 12:37

‘Pigs might fly; Greece will pay its debt to EU’
Greece will inevitably get a debt haircut as it’s not able to cope with the €240 billion bailout loan given by the EU, said Hugh Bronson from the Alternative for Germany party. No national structure is able to cope with that amount of debt, he added.

30.01.2015 10:13

Foreign Office claims Russian bombers pose threat to civilian flights, no details given
The UK Foreign Office summoned the Russian ambassador on Thursday afternoon to lodge a complaint about the flight of Russian military jets over the English Channel, which authorities claim posed a danger to passenger aircraft.

30.01.2015 10:14

​Limit live terror attack TV coverage, Scotland Yard urges broadcasters
​Scotland Yard has asked news broadcasters to refrain from showing live footage of special forces or police officials preparing to intercept any future terror siege in London to safeguard the lives of captives and armed officers.

30.01.2015 11:12

​Jihadists watch porn, are ‘literally w*nkers’ – Boris Johnson
Gaffe-prone London Mayor Boris Johnson has shared a psychological profile of Islamist militants, saying that they turn to violent extremism are “literally w*nkers” who do so because they are “rejected by women.”

30.01.2015 09:15

​27 killed in Egypt’s Sinai attacks, ISIS affiliate claims responsibility
An Egyptian extremist group that pledged loyalty to the Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a series of deadly attacks in Sinai, which killed at least 27 people and injured dozens more.

30.01.2015 00:52

‘Main point of Iraq Inquiry – to let Bush, Blair walk away with reputations intact’
The Iraq Inquiry was opened to allay public criticism of Tony Blair and George Bush who started the war knowing that there were no weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, says Michael Raddie of anti-war group Democracy Village.

29.01.2015 10:53

‘Hostage crisis – Jordan’s blowback from Syrian conflict’
Amman has allowed Saudi Arabia and the West to use Jordan as a training ground for military activities related to Syria, so it is natural that it is currently facing blowback, political analyst Sharmine Narwani told RT.

29.01.2015 09:47

‘Falling like dominoes’: 72 unarmed Sunnis allegedly executed by Shiite militias in Iraq
Shiite militias, according to witness reports, have killed at least 72 unarmed Iraqi’s. Onlookers said security forces stood by and watched as the massacre took place. The Iraqi government has launched an investigation into the claims.

29.01.2015 07:03

Israel blames Hezbollah for Spanish peacekeeper’s death on Lebanese border
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has blamed Hezbollah for the death of a Spanish UN peacekeeper killed in retaliatory Israeli mortar fire in southern Lebanon on Wednesday.

28.01.2015 19:35

Blitzkrieg turned mayhem: Hacktivists claim they reveal Ukrainian troops’ annihilation
Ukraine's subversive hacker group CyberBerkut has published documents allegedly exposing dreadful situation with the Kiev's troops attacking separatist forces in the East: war crimes, tremendous loss of lives and wholesale desertion of entrapped troops.

28.01.2015 12:39

Matter of deadly legacies: War on terror and new Cold War
Today the West, and the rest of the world, is faced with a whole host of deadly threats affecting many people in many regions close by, as well as wide and far removed.

27.01.2015 14:53