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Survivalist faces charges for teaching in self-built school
Eustace Conway has lived in the wilderness of the Appalachian Mountains for 30 years, detached from modern society. Now, he wants to teach others his survival skills – but the state of North Carolina has slammed him with a series of violations.

18.03.2013 15:39

Gitmo press agent denies abuses amid ongoing hunger strike
Despite a long history of reported human rights abuses at Guantanamo prison, which both the UN and US President Barack Obama denounced as torture, the prison’s Director of Public Affairs Captain Robert Durand has denied any wrongdoing.

18.03.2013 08:48

UK smallpox terror threat downgraded after nearly £80mn ‘wasted’ on vaccine
One of the UK’s preeminent scientists has denounced the wasting of some £80 million on smallpox vaccines. The terrorist threat of the disease – now confined to laboratories – has been changed following repeated studies showing low infection risks.

17.03.2013 06:23

Massive Afghan rally demands US troops withdrawal from Wardak province (VIDEO)
Hundreds of Afghans have marched to the parliament complex in Kabul demanding the withdrawal of US special troops from the eastern province of Wardak. The demonstrators were infuriated by reports of civilians being tortured and killed.

16.03.2013 16:26

Swiss tourist brutally gang-raped in front of husband in central India
A Swiss tourist’s Indian vacation took a horrific turn Friday night after she was brutally gang-raped by a group of eight people in the state of Madhya Pradesh. Six men have been arrested, according to a local police official.

16.03.2013 13:14

Netanyahu brings two political first-timers to new coalition
After weeks of bargaining, Israel has formed a ruling coalition including two powerful newcomers and, in a surprise move, excluding ultra-Orthodox parties. The bloc is expected to continue settlement policies deemed illegal by the international community.

15.03.2013 22:17

Anti-drone devices for sale: Military contractor claims to have counter-UAV technology
Domestic drones will soon be soaring through the sky left and right, but a company in Oregon with ties to the US military is marketing a service that they say will make sure private property is safe from surveillance.

15.03.2013 19:40

Syria conflict may spin out of control, 2 years on
Two years since the start of the Syrian conflict inspired by the Arab Spring before turning into a bloody civil war, there is no solution in sight. And if EU countries start to openly arm rebels, the escalation is likely to reach a whole new level.

15.03.2013 12:31

Scientists predict thousands will die from earthquake expected anytime on US West Coast
Researchers say a massive earthquake and tsunami could soon strike the Northwest US coast, killing more than 10,000 people, flooding entire towns, and causing economic damages totaling $32 billion.

15.03.2013 16:14

‘Accidental wars’ feared as Asia engages in new arms race
Asian nations are racing to bolster their militaries amid rising regional tensions. While their defense budgets are still nowhere near that of the US, a lack of conflict-prevention mechanisms could cause unintended conflicts, a think tank has said.

15.03.2013 14:13

'Obama’s financial spy plan moves US towards Orwellian police state'
The Obama administration’s financial spying plan, which if enacted will grant spy agencies access to US citizens’ finance data, is a shocking attack on personal freedom, independent journalist Charlie McGrath has told RT.

15.03.2013 12:52

Nowhere to run or hide from America’s 'financial Nazism'
‘Nazi Germany’ is the phrase that immediately comes to mind from the recent reports that the US is planning to allow spy agencies to monitor every citizen’s finances.

15.03.2013 11:18