The OSCE has warned that a growing presence of heavy weaponry on the government controlled side of Donbass territory has put Ukrainian security forces in violation of the terms of the demarcation line, according to OSCE Deputy Chief Monitor Alexander Hug.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attacked the UN Human Rights Council following a resolution accepting a UNHRC report, which presented evidence of war crimes committed by both Israel and Hamas in the summer of 2014.
Ultranationalist Right Sector activists and other Ukrainian radicals rallied in the center of Kiev on Friday. They called for a renewed military offensive to retake rebellious regions in the country’s East and the revocation of the Minsk Agreements.
Thousands of people have flooded the streets of EU cities in mass demonstrations expressing solidarity with Greece ahead of this weekend’s referendum on a cash-for-reform deal with its Troika of creditors.
Slashed housing benefits, a further reduction in the state’s welfare cap and cuts to in-work tax credits are on the table as Chancellor George Osborne prepares to fillet Britain’s welfare state in his so-called “emergency budget” next week.
Russia is not expecting a soon change in the hostile policies it’s subject to, President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting of the country’s Security Council, adding that Moscow is not going to “trade its sovereignty.”
Google has caused uproar among Holocaust survivor groups with an augmented reality game that includes Nazi death camps among its playing locations. The Google subsidiary responsible has since apologized.
Today we still use an industrial age monetary construct while we have technologies to do things differently. Greece could create a precedent with a different way of addressing economic problems, says one of the architects of the euro, Bernard Lietaer.
Russian opposition politician Aleksey Navalny and the RPR-PARNAS party have sued the Novosibirsk mayor for slander after he said they were planning a revolution, bribing voters and that the US Congress had given $20mn for Russian election campaigns.
The UK supports the new reality of US interventionist policies abroad, which includes bombing sovereign nations without legal basis, as it is considering airstrikes against ISIS in Syria, says international affairs commentator Marko Gasic.