Current Affairs

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A Cold Summer for Europe

A Cold Summer for Europe

Israel Shamir in brilliant form, writing what few would dare to say openly

Jeremy Corbyn is most popular among voters from all parties, poll suggests

Survey of a thousand people finds Labour Party outsider most popular choice for party leadership

F-35 slammed as ‘inferior’ to older American & foreign fighters incl. Russia’s Su-27, MiG-29

New report claim F-35 ‘inferior’ in many respects to the planes it is meant to replace

Lord Janner arrives at Westminster Magistrates Court, Friday August 14, 2015

Lord Janner makes first court appearance over child sex abuse claims

The 87-year-old finally appears in court to hear 22 separate allegations of child abuse after judge warns he could be arrested if he doesn’t attend

Satellite image of the Pyongsan Uranium Concentration Plant

Satellite imagery reveals North Korea is refurbishing nuclear facility

Buildings at uranium mine and mill in Pyongsan have been given new roofs raising fears the regime is stepping up its nuclear weapons programme

British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon (2L) talks with UK instructors after military exercises on the shooting range of Ukrainian forces near Ghytomyr, some 150 km west of Kiev, on August 11, 2015. The Defence Secretary announced further enhancements of the UK training programme for Ukrainian armed forces while visiting the country. AFP PHOTO/ SERGEI SUPINSKY

Michael Fallon: Britain to boost training support for Ukrainian army

Britain will step up training of Ukrainian military personnel as Poland and Canada pledge hundreds of military instructors to help

Five F-16 Fighting Falcons and nearly 300 Air Force personnel deployed to Turkey for campaign against Islamic State.

U.S. F-16s arrive at Turkish air base for anti-ISIS ops

300 US Air Force personnel and six F-16s arrive in Turkey in readiness for air strikes into northern Syria — on the pretext of fighting ISIS

Army Holds Huge Exercise To Show Off Lethality

U.S. generals want aggressive world leaders to know that their soldiers can still fight the big war. Includes video

Grannibal Lecter — Russian granny kills and eats 14, including husband

Grannibal Lecter — Russian granny kills and eats 14, including husband

This is a real news story from Russia. With commentary from Lasha Darkmoon and video

More than 1,750 migrants have died trying to cross the Mediterranean this year, three times more than last year this time, according to the U.N. Refugee Agency. Click to enlarge

‘They are in dire need of a different life,’ says Irish Commander on Mediterranean migrants

The Irish Examiner subtly insinuates that the West should accept more migrants while it ignores the cause of the problem

Zachary Hammond. Click to enlarge

Parents of unarmed teen shot dead by police while on a first date claim he was murdered

Private autopsy finds he was ‘shot him from behind’. Family asks: ‘where’s the outrage’ over the shooting of an unarmed white teen?

Migrant flow is result of US, EU military ops in Middle East – Czech president

Of course. A good many of the ‘asylum seekers’ in Calais were almost certainly originally displaced as a result of Western military “intervention”

Two U.S. Marine F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters complete vertical landings aboard the USS Wasp (LHD-1) during operational testing May 18, 2015.  REUTERS/U.S. Marine Corps/Lance Cpl. Remington Hall/Handout

U.S. Marines declare initial F-35 squadron ready for combat

After nearly 15-years and billions over budget, the first squadron of 10 F-35 jets is ready for deployment

North Tyneside magistrate resigns over new court fee that forces innocent to plead guilty’

Magistrate resigns over new court fees which, he says, means “justice is only going to be for those who can afford it.”

Armed US Soldiers Arrested in Vienna Airport on Their Way to Ukraine

It’s not only “terrorists” who try to smuggle arms on aircraft. U.S. soldiers were stopped en route to Ukraine after assault rifles were found in their luggage

Chechen girls swindle ISIS fighters for travel money

Chechen girls turn the tables on Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL)

Third Video Shows Planned Parenthood Director Standing Over Dead Fetuses Discussing Prices

Is this Obama’s real legacy?

Satanists unveil sculpture in Detroit after rejection at Oklahoma capitol

A Satanic organisation unveiled a controversial bronze Baphomet sculpture in Detroit just before midnight on Saturday

Wesley Clark Calls for Internment Camps for "Radicalized" Americans

Wesley Clark Calls for Internment Camps for “Radicalized” Americans

Former NATO commander advocates internment camps and we’re sure it would only be a matter of time before dissidents were interned along with “radicals”

Young Yemenis. Click to enlarge

20 million face starving to death due to US backed bombing of Yemen

Millions in the world’s poorest country at risk of hunger because of campaign being conducted by the West’s wealthy gulf allies