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Navy faces ‘new normal’ in Persian Gulf: more Iran provocations

Tensions in the Persian Gulf amid mounting and potentially explosive close encounters between the U.S. Navy and their Iranian counterparts

Marie Krarup says Schengen was a 'catastrophe' for Denmark. click to enlarge

EU is ‘BIGGER threat than Russia’ Danish MP warns of Brussels power as DEXIT calls grow

Recent polls find the number of Danes who would vote to Remain has dropped from 56% last year to just 44% now

Provoking nuclear war by media

Having created jihadism in Afghanistan in the 1980s – to destroy the Soviet Union – the US is doing something similar in Syria. Like the Afghan Mujahideen, the Syrian “rebels” are America’s and Britain’s foot soldiers. John Pilger explains

At least 120 dead as strong quake strikes central Italy

Death toll continues to climb following powerful earthquake in central Italy

Can the 2016 election be rigged? You bet

Can the 2016 election be rigged? You bet

A recent study by Stanford University proved that Clinton’s campaign was rigged to steal the nomination from Bernie Sanders. Will it do the same against Trump?

The Boxed in Gardens of Zen Gardner and the Tragedies of Schadenfreude

So many areas of being, from the streets of the modern cities to the pressure zones beneath the Earth, are pulsing with the transitionary fires of change

The Renewed Call for War in Syria is coming. Be ready.

Over a week old but in the light of more recent developments all the more compelling. In fact it verges on the prescient

A pro-Russia rebel stands guard in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Oct. 29, 2015. Click to enlarge

Fresh fears of Ukraine invasion

After Putin places 40,000 troops along with armoured vehicles on Russia’s border with the country

Dome of the Rock and the Al Aqsa Mosque Jerusalem August 2016. Click to enlarge

Israelis scheming to replace Aqsa Mosque with ‘third temple’: Report

You don’t need to be a religious nut to see that if plans to build a prophesied “third temple” in Jerusalem go ahead the outcome could be truly Apocalyptic

North Korea’s deputy ambassador defects in London – reports

Defector named as veteran diplomat Thae Yong Ho, a counsellor at the North Korean embassy and deputy to the ambassador

Aftermath of a Saudi airstrike in Sana'a, Yemen. Click to enlarge

25 civilians killed, 20 others injured in Saudi attack on Yemeni hospital

The attack comes less than 48 hours after MSF said that Saudi airstrikes on a school in the northern province of Sa’ada killed 10 children

Shadow Government: WikiLeaks Exposes George Soros Controlling Clinton

Emails reveal George Soros instructing then Secretary of State Clinton on the stance the U.S. should take over “unrest in Albania”

Ukranian tanks and APCs move toward the border with Crimea, near Kherson, southern Ukraine last Friday, August 12, 2016. Click to enlarge

Putin deploys Russia’s most advanced air-defence missiles in Crimea as alarm grows war is imminent

Tensions mount amid fears that they could escalate into outright military conflict

Suspected shooter in Queens slaying of Imam and friend taken into police custody, believed to be an experienced triggerman

Suspected shooter in Queens slaying of Imam and friend taken into police custody, believed to be an experienced triggerman

The result of an ongoing fued between local Muslims and Hispanics

Video: 'Black Lives Matter' Rioters Target Whites For Beat Downs

Video: ‘Black Lives Matter’ Rioters Target Whites For Beat Downs

This is the reason why Black Lives Matter is seen by many as a “hate group” intent on inciting racial friction

Scotland Yard to use civilian volunteer 'thought police' to help combat social media hate crime

Scotland Yard to use civilian volunteer ‘thought police’ to help combat social media hate crime

Previous dictatorships opened people’s mail. Today the authorities scrutinize Internet traffic and social media

Ukraine troops on high alert along Crimea amid tension with Russia

Rising tensions after Russian security personnel killed in Crimea following what Moscow describes as a clash with “saboteurs” from Ukraine

U.S.-Backed Militias in Libya Claim to Retake ISIS Stronghold of Surt

Across the Middle East the West has been fuelling conflicts in stable, if dictatorial regimes. Iraq, Syria and Libya, where the ousting of Qaddafi opened the way for Islamic State, which the West was also instrumental in creating

How can Britain justify propping up Mugabe?

Just as the old colonials once predicted, Mugabe would bring ruin. So one is forced to ask: is this part of a long-term agenda for Africa?

Erdogan’s meeting with Putin will tell us what the future holds for Syria

You only have to read the Russian versions of Erdogan’s grovelling statements prior to his visit to grasp how the sick man of Europe is breathing in the fresh air of the Steppes