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Berlin and Paris look East: How close are we to a Common Economic Space?
The Eurasian Economic Union is a reality that may end up costing the US its “perch” in Eurasia’s western periphery as a Common Economic Space is formed.

02.03.2015 08:37

CCTV footage captures 3 UK schoolgirls in Turkey en route to Syria (IMAGES)
The three British schoolgirls who are believed to be trying to join up with Islamic State have been caught on CCTV at a bus station in Turkey. The video showed them in Istanbul, before they boarded a bus to travel to the Syrian border.

01.03.2015 11:30

'Jihadi John' known to MI5 since 2008, but they let him escape – report
Mohammed Enwazi, the Islamic State terrorist known as “Jihadi John,” was identified by British intelligence but allowed to escape to Syria. It was also revealed that he had links to the failed 21/7 attacks in London, the Observer reports.

01.03.2015 10:33

ISIS too reliant on oil, can’t survive without new territories – report
The Islamic State must expand “in order to maintain its financial management and expenditures in areas where it operates,” international investigators with the Financial Action Task Force said, explaining the group’s projected strategy.

28.02.2015 08:42

​‘Assad cannot be Syria’s future’ – UK & French foreign ministers
Britain’s Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond and his French counterpart, Laurent Fabius, said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad must not be part of any future government or participate in the US-led alliance against Islamic State.

27.02.2015 13:41

What the BRICS plus Germany are really up to?
Winston Churchill once said, “I feel lonely without a war.” He also badly missed the loss of empire. Churchill’s successor – the ‘Empire of Chaos’ – now faces the same quandary. Some wars – as in Ukraine, by proxy – are not going so well.

27.02.2015 13:43

Bill O’Reilly, Brian Williams, and the corporate media phantasmagoria
The scandals that have erupted around the exposure of Bill O’Reilly and Brian Williams as having lied about their wartime experiences provide us with a glimpse into the nature of corporate media.

27.02.2015 11:24

Paris livid after French lawmakers hold ‘unauthorized’ meetings with Assad, Hezbollah
Four French lawmakers have been slammed by their government and one of them threatened with sanctions and suspension after an unauthorized meeting with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus as well with a Hezbollah member.

26.02.2015 14:09

‘Beautiful man’? ISIS killer Jihadi John ‘radicalized by UK govt,’ claims charity
Following the identification of the British extremist formerly known as Jihadi John, thought responsible for the execution of a number of ISIS held hostages, a charity has blamed the UK government for his radicalization.

26.02.2015 14:50

​ISIS travel guide: UK police remove jihadi manual from web
UK police are trying to remove an Islamic State travel guide from the internet, which offers would-be jihadis advice on how to reach Syria to join the group, from what to pack for the trip to how to elude Turkish authorities.

26.02.2015 09:25

‘To counter extremism US should stop pushing people to the extreme’
To stop terrorism, the US should address the frustration, anger and desperation caused by the West’s policies of supporting repressive regimes and coups in the Middle East , Hussam Ayloush of the Council on American- Islamic Relations told RT.

26.02.2015 12:38

FBI arrests 3 NYC men accused of plotting to join ISIS
Three Brooklyn men accused of planning to join Islamic State in Syria have been arrested by authorities in the United States. Had they failed to join the extremist group, the men allegedly planned to return to the US and wage attacks there.

25.02.2015 17:29