This week’s Taliban attack on a British diplomatic vehicle indicates that the years of western occupation of Afghanistan failed at every level and did not manage even to improve the security situation in Kabul, Chris Bambery, political analyst, told RT.
Instead of resolving problems with his citizens Ukraine’s president is engaging with foreigners and serving their interests, which might lead to a systematic crisis and unrest, Anna Van Densky, political commentator for the EU Reporter magazine, told RT.
Only a day after an online petition calling for Tony Blair’s Save the Children Global Legacy Award to be revoked gained over 100,000 signatures, Prime Minister David Cameron has called Blair’s choice for the accolade “remarkable.”
A group of activists has taken action against the Ferguson grand jury verdict in New York by disrupting an annual Thanksgiving parade in a planned #stoptheparade flash mob. At least seven people have been arrested, police say.
A Ferguson resident who saw her bakery vandalized during the recent riots has received over $200,000 to repair her business. Natalie DuBose said she was “in tears” at the amount of support she has received during “this crazy difficult time.”
Presenting the clashes in Kobani as a battle between good and evil where the Kurd good guys are fighting against the fundamentalist Islamists, western media helped the Kobani fighters reach their goals, Firat Demir from the University of Oklahoma told RT.
An Afghan mother, enraged by the Taliban’s fatal shooting of her policeman son, has allegedly helped to kill 25 militants. She rushed to a police outpost near her home upon hearing gunfire, before her adrenalin took over and she “began to shoot back.”
Thousands of people have taken to the streets of central London in a solidarity march, following a grand jury’s decision in the US city of Ferguson. Unarmed black teen Mike Brown was shot dead in August by a police officer, who was cleared of wrongdoing.
Israel’s security authorities are pushing a bill that will outlaw Muslim ‘guards’ at Al-Aqsa mosque – a revered Muslim holy site on Temple Mount, which has been at the center of clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police, Haaretz reported.
Hundreds of demonstrators marched through central London and occupied Parliament Square, briefly clashing with police, in protest against a US grand jury verdict clearing Darren Wilson – the officer who shot dead black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson.