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‘Shocking failure’: Rape, sex offenses spike in England & Wales
The number of recorded rapes and sexual offences has dramatically risen in the past 12 months, despite overall crime levels in the UK falling to their lowest since the 1980s.

16.10.2014 16:06

US tanks arrive in Latvia to ward off ‘perceived’ Russian threat (VIDEO)
US tanks have arrived in Latvia as NATO flexes its muscles in an apparent show of strength towards Moscow. The machines are being deployed across the Baltic States and Poland over the next two weeks and will be used for training exercises.

16.10.2014 11:42

Kerry plane breaks down for fourth time in a year
US Secretary of State John Kerry had to take a commercial flight from Vienna, where he participated in the talks on the Iran nuclear program. The US top diplomat’s jet broke down for the fourth time this year.

16.10.2014 11:26

The Islamic State and Kurdish Nationalism
Despite massive support from the US-led coalition, the Syrian border town of Kobani is still besieged by ISIS jihadists while the Turkish Army remains steadfastly standing still just across the Syrian border.

16.10.2014 11:01

US dusted off old USSR-break-up strategy for use in Ukraine - former FSB chief
The current turmoil in Ukraine and the military conflicts in Georgia and the Caucasus are a direct result of the anti-Russian policy of the US administration, claims the former head of Russia’s Federal Security Service.

16.10.2014 10:06

Ebola ready: Two students hospitalized in precautionary medical drills in Russia
Two African students were taken to hospital in the Russian town of Oryol, some 350 km southwest of Moscow. They arrived in the capital’s airport and traveled to the town by bus. The Russian health watchdog later said it was part of drills.

16.10.2014 07:28

​Turkish Airlines conducts probe after panic over Arabic inscriptions on engines
Turkish Airlines was forced to examine apparently random Arabic scripts found on the engines of several of its planes over the weekend, prompting fears that Islamic State militants had been defacing the jets.

15.10.2014 16:03

CIA classified review: Covertly arming insurgents doesn’t work
Arming insurgencies around the world has rarely worked for the CIA without direct support from Americans on the ground, according to a still-classified agency review of the practice conducted during debate over arming rebels in Syria.

15.10.2014 16:23

2nd Dallas nurse with Ebola flew with 132 passengers day before showing symptoms
The CDC approved the Ohio-Texas flight of Amber Vinson – the second Dallas health worker infected with Ebola – after the nurse reported a low-grade fever at the time. Vinson, who flew with 132 passengers, cared for the first US victim of the virus.

15.10.2014 14:10

Washington concealed US troops exposure to chemical weapons in Iraq – intel docs
American soldiers discovered more than 4,990 chemical munitions in Iraq, according to Iraqi and US officials and previously classified intelligence documents, which may now be in the hands of Islamic State militants.

15.10.2014 10:47

Divided over Ukraine, but US & Russia band together to fight ISIS
Washington and Moscow are renewing security cooperation, which ground to a halt amid the rift caused by the Ukrainian crisis. The two are back in business together to share intelligence on the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) militant group.

15.10.2014 05:56

Attempted rape forces Japan Airlines flight to turn back
A man has been arraigned in a Hawaiian court for the aggravated sexual assault of a passenger on a Japanese airlines flight. The plane had to turn back due to the gravity of the situation.

15.10.2014 05:19

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