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Red Cross worker: obviously too white. Click to enlarge

British Red Cross ‘Too White’, Chief Exec Calls Words ‘British’ and ‘Cross’ a ‘Challenge’

Head of the charity faces a storm of criticism after he laments its lack of “diversity”

This M28 "mini-nuke"—named the Davy Crockett—was first tested in 1962. It produced a yield of just 15 to 20 tons of TNT, 1000 times less powerful than the Hiroshima bomb, but also a big dose of lethal radiation. Click to enlarge

Trump regime ponders whether to build a new ‘mini-nuke’

Being 1,000 times less powerful than the Hiroshima bomb, they would be more likely to be used. Thus making escalation with more powerful nukes more likely

China Warns Trump: “We Will Back North Korea If The US Strikes First”

Senior advisor warns Trump, if the U.S. strikes North Korea first China will back its isolated neighbour

Florida facing its ‘most catastrophic’ storm ever, as Irma arrives

“You need to leave – not tonight, not in an hour, right now,” Governor Rick Scott commanded in a press conference

'UK has POISONED diplomatic well' EU Brexit negotiator Verhofstadt in astonishing attack

‘UK has POISONED diplomatic well’ EU Brexit negotiator Verhofstadt in astonishing attack

Leaked papers revealing planned immigration reform once Britain leaves the union prompt furious response from EU negotiators

Boy Who Began Sex Change at Age 12 Changes His Mind 2 Years Later

Boy Who Began Sex Change at Age 12 Changes His Mind 2 Years Later

Following the recommendation of professionals and with his mother’s support, Patrick began to transition. Two years later he realised it was a huge mistake

Irma takes dead aim at Florida; 1.4M people ordered to flee

Irma takes dead aim at Florida; 1.4M people ordered to flee

With winds that peaked at 185 mph (300 kph), Irma was the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic.

Facebook Blames Russia To Deflect From Fraudulent Ad-Sales

Facebook Blames Russia To Deflect From Fraudulent Ad-Sales

By blaming Russia the social media giant hopes to divert attention from the fact that its advertisement sales are based on falsified data

According to Emmanuel Macron, the days of popular sovereignty are over

According to Emmanuel Macron, the days of popular sovereignty are over

Instead, the French president foresees a new colonialism to be conducted in the name of ‘peace': as can be seen in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Syria and Ukraine.

What the Media Isn’t Telling You About North Korea’s Missile Tests

The North is ready to deal. They want negotiations. They want to put this whole nightmare behind them. But Washington won’t let them

Kim Jong-Un inspects what appears to be a nuclear warhead. Click to enlarge

How North Korea could wipe out electrical networks across the US

North Korea has warned of ‘super-powerful’ electro-magnetic pulse attack on the US

UK to become North Korea under UN!

More interesting commentary on current events from Windows on the World. This week: Korea, Syria, Slut walk, Zionism and more

Will Donald Trump attack North Korea? ‘We’ll see’

Trump plays his cards close to his chest in response to North Korea’s latest nuclear test

North Korean nuclear test confirmed in major escalation by Kim Jong-un

In what will be seen as a direct challenge to the U.S. and its allies, North Korea says it has tested a powerful hydrogen bomb that can be loaded on to an intercontinental ballistic

Putin unleashes massive fleet of ships to Baltic Sea as Russia-Europe tensions escalate

Russia’s September war games will simulate an attack from Poland, Lithuania and Latvia, which is where NATO forces are building up.

A Politically Incorrect Question About Our Fender-Bender Navy

John Derbyshire on declining standards in the U.S. military — which has just seen the 4th naval collusion this year when none should be the norm — and the causes behind it

TV screen at a Seoul railway station shows footage of North Korea's latest launch. Click to enlarge

North Korea fires missile over Japan

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley says “something serious has to happen” after North Korea’s latest missile launch as Trump warns “all options are on the table”

Has Narenda Modi Switched Sides?

Has Narenda Modi Switched Sides?

Why has India’s prime minister assumed such a confrontational stance with China? Is he actively seeking war? Is he following a game plan laid out by Washington and Israel?

Forget Lee, Washington; Christ Statue Must Go from Catholic School

Forget Lee, Washington; Christ Statue Must Go from Catholic School

What began with the removal of Confederate monuments has escalated. Now a nominally Catholic school in California is removing statues of Columbus and Christ

Banker Ronald Bernard, Baxter Dmitry and the Late Mr Fernandez

Banker Ronald Bernard, Baxter Dmitry and the Late Mr Fernandez

Clearing up some confusion over claim by Dmitry Baxter that banker Roland Bernard was dead