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A collapsed building is seen in Tehran, Iran January 19, 2017. Tasnim News Agency/Handout via REUTERS

Soldiers, rescue dogs seek trapped firefighters in Tehran building collapse

17 story Tehran building collapses on firefighters who were trying to tackle a blaze inside. Rescue workers are trying to reach an estimated 25 of them trapped in the wreckage

Creepy: Finland Police Urge Kids to Report Parents Who Say Mean Things About Politicians on Facebook

Creepy: Finland Police Urge Kids to Report Parents Who Say Mean Things About Politicians on Facebook

On the pretext of fighting “extremism”, Finland is gradually turning into a totalitarian state

The Issue is Not Trump. It is Us

John Pilger on why America’s liberal elite’s, like George Clooney and Meryl Streep, should reflect on what they have helped bring about before condemning Trump

A Demand for Russian ‘Hacking’ Proof

20 U.S. intelligence, diplomatic and military veterans question the media blitz against president-elect Trump and demand evidence of Russian hacking

Storm clouds gather as hurricane Trump prepares to hit White House

Storm clouds gather as hurricane Trump prepares to hit White House

From the Daily Mail, edited and abridged by Lasha Darkmoon with additional notes and comments

Eight Shot at Miami Martin Luther King Day parade

Is this Martin Luther King’s legacy? If the gunmen had been white this would be getting saturation coverage. But as the suspects are black it’s treated as a routine news report

Turkish President Erdogan to be declared ‘great sultan’

The Turkish Parliament passed in a first reading a bill that will greatly expand the power of the Turkish president

Paul Craig Roberts If Donald Trump Is Real, The CIA/Secret Service Will Surely Assassinate Him!"

Paul Craig Roberts If Donald Trump Is Real, The CIA/Secret Service Will Surely Assassinate Him!”

Some fascinating insights into Donald Trump, particularly from 18.00 onwards

Putin has just Exposed the Plot To Destroy America

Putin has just Exposed the Plot To Destroy America

Putin has dropped some bombshells on the New World Order that have been completely ignored by the Western media. Includes explosive video

US tanks and soldiers in Poland pose threat to Russia – Kremlin

Kremlin press secretary says Russia views the US military build up on its borders as “a threat to our interests and security”

The Neocon’s declaration of war against Trump

The Neocon’s declaration of war against Trump

The gloves are off and the Ziomedia is in full state of war against Donald Trump. Includes full dossier of allegations against him, which the Saker takes apart

Slavery in the Gulf States, and Western Complicity

Slavery in the Gulf States, and Western Complicity

Slavery is alive and well in Saudi Arabia and its Gulf neighbours.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Click to enlarge

Could Turkey swing over to the Russian camp?

President Erdoğan has made many enemies both in Turkey and abroad, including former allies. Thierry Meyssan looks at his options if he is to survive politically

‘Fake news and a political witch hunt': Trump denies claims he was told of Russian blackmail file

Dossier claimed Russians purport to have footage showing Trump ordered prostitutes to commit sex acts at a hotel used by the president and first lady ‘whom he hated’

Federally-Funded 'Peace' Institute Providing Platform for War Mongers and Torture Cheerleaders

Federally-Funded ‘Peace’ Institute Providing Platform for War Mongers and Torture Cheerleaders

Madeleine Albright and Tom Cotton are to address U.S. Institute of Peace conference aimed at ‘passing the baton’ to Trump.

JAGM-158A F-16c/d jets

Poland Acquires First Strike Capability To Pose Threat To Russia

Poland acquires the capability to knock out key military sites located deep in Russia’s territory

Israeli soldiers fired at least 18 rounds into the truck cab before killing the driver. Click to enlarge

Palestinian Truck Driver Drives into Israeli Soldiers

Jerusalem truck attacker mows down four Israeli soldiers then reverses to make sure they are dead before he is killed in hail of bullets. Updated with video

Zimbabwe President Mugabe Spends Nearly $6M On Vacation While Nation Starves

Old Rhodesians would joke about the “Zimbabwe ruins” if Mugabe ever took over. That was before the once agriculturally bountiful Rhodesia became Zimbabwe

Airport shooter admits he was ‘mind controlled’ by intelligence agency

Airport shooter admits he was ‘mind controlled’ by intelligence agency

Eyewitness claims there were multiple shooters with high-powered rifles firing into crowd. Includes video

The President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, receives the US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Victoria Nuland.

Building Totalitarianism in Europe – The Last Coup of Victoria Nuland

Moves are underway to prevent Turkey’s rapprochement with Russia. Prime mover behind these plans is none other than the cookie godmother of Kiev, Victoria Nuland