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Ron Paul praises defeat of USA Freedom Act
​Former congressman Ron Paul is praising lawmakers on Capitol Hill for failing to approve the USA Freedom Act last week, even though the bill would have reformed some of the policies of the National Security Agency.

24.11.2014 15:24

Radical Islam should be rooted out at kindergarten level – Austrian far-right party leader
The newly re-elected leader of the Austrian far-right Freedom Party (FPO) has vowed to fight radical Islam in kindergartens and stop Vienna from becoming an “immigrant magnet.”

24.11.2014 14:47

Utah police now responsible for more homicides than street gangs
Police officers have been responsible for more homicides in the state of Utah since 2010 than gangs or drug dealers, a new report has revealed.

24.11.2014 15:08

US Defense Sec. Hagel resigns over apparent disagreements with White House
United States Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down from his post atop the Pentagon, the Obama-appointee said Monday from the White House.

24.11.2014 14:20

Libya owes UK £14mn for scrapped military training scheme
The Libyan government owes the UK £14 million for an aborted training program aimed at helping the depleted post-Gaddafi army to recover. The program was abandoned after recruits sexually attacked locals near their Cambridgeshire barracks.

24.11.2014 11:24

​Collective defense partnership: Russia and Abkhazia sign alliance
Russia and Abkhazia have signed a new partnership agreement, which includes a collective defense system, and extra aid to the former Georgian region. The Georgian opposition blamed its government for failing to prevent the signing of the document.

24.11.2014 12:17

iPhone ban during Russian military service claim false - Defense Ministry
The Russian Defense Ministry says it doesn’t ban iPhones during mandatory military service. Izvestia newspaper reported that the devices are not allowed in the army over concerns its closed operating system might contain spying backdoors.

24.11.2014 01:47

Sophisticated ‘state-sponsored’ spying tool targeted govts, infrastructure for years
A sophisticated malware dubbed Regin has been used to spy on governments, infrastructure operators and other high-profile targets, security company Symantec has revealed. It also targeted private individuals and businesses, particularly in Russia.

24.11.2014 04:10

​British elite unit carrying out secret missions in Iraq, hundreds of ISIS militants killed
British SAS troops have been conducting secret missions that have killed hundreds of Islamic State militants. Using quad bikes and 4x4’s in Iraq, they have been seeking out enemy forces usually at night, killing up to eight terrorists a day.

23.11.2014 20:54

8k per head: Israel boosts security for E. Jerusalem settlers
Israeli deputies have approved an additional $5.2 million to provide security for Jewish settlements in East Jerusalem. The spending hike raises the total 2014 outlay for the area’s 3,000 residents to roughly $26 million – approximately $8,000 per head.

23.11.2014 11:18

Suicide attack kills 50 at volleyball tournament in east Afghanistan
A suicide bombing has reportedly killed 50 people at a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan, local officials say.

23.11.2014 14:16

​Afghan parliament approves NATO presence deal
The parliament of Afghanistan approved an agreement that allows troops of the NATO-led coalition to say in the country beyond 2014. The agreement was suspended in mid-air for months, as former President Hamid Karzai refused to sign it during his term.

23.11.2014 10:58