Current Affairs

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U.S.S. Vella Gulf. Click to enlarge

NATO Sets Record by Sending Nine Ships into Black Sea

American, French, Italian, Greek, Turkish and British warships have all gathered for exercises in the Black Sea

Organ Harvesting Goes Unreported in the Ukraine

The Ukraine conflict has provided lucrative opportunities for organ harvesting. However, the BBC’s failure to report on it suggests either journalistic oversight and even complicity in the ghoulish enterprise.

Mass immigration to parts of Britain HAS driven down wages of the poor and put pressure on services, official report finds

The report state: ‘The impacts of migrants on average wages.. tended to be positive at the top of the wage distribution and negative at the bottom.’ In other words immigration has helped the rich get richer and the poor get poorer

Israeli bombardment of Gaza. Click to enlarge

25 killed as Israel prepares for ground assault

Israel intensifies air and naval bombardment in preparation for possible ground assault

Israeli armour gathers near the Gaza Strip in preparation. Click to enlarge

Israeli army calls up reservists for Gaza invasion

According to Israeli dissident Roy Tov, the IDF had been training for a new assault on Gaza since November. Now Israel has called up some 40,000 reservist for what maybe an actual invasion

Taking part in the naval drills, Russian Bora-class hoverborne guided missile corvette Samum. Click to enlarge

Russian Black Sea Fleet warships hit complex target at naval drills

Russian navy conducts advanced combat drills in the Black Sea as NATO ships assemble in the region for their own naval manoeuvres

Council’s plan trying to ‘strip people of right to live in the countryside’

Expect to see similar moves elsewhere. The object being to keep people confined to urban areas where they can be more easily monitored and controlled

Analysis of July 5 Slaviansk Developments

Analysis of July 5 Slaviansk Developments

Kiev’s flag does not fly over Slavyansk, despite recent claims by Poroshenko. Joaquin Flores with an analysis of recent developments in eastern Ukraine

Overflowing: Lackland Air Base illegal alien induction facility. Click to enlarge

Illegal Alien Disease Epidemic

According to one nurse: “They’re going to crush the system. We can’t sustain this. They are overwhelming the system and I think it’s a travesty.”

Iran and Russia Send Sukhois to Iraq

Iran sends Su-25 fighters to bolster Iraq’s fight against ISIS terrorists,

An Israeli police officer near the Jerusalem forest where a body was found after reports that an Arab teenager had been kidnapped. Click to enlarge

Possible Revenge Killing Adds to Tension in Israel

Reports of an Arab teenager being forced into a car early Wednesday and of a body found later in a Jerusalem forest have raised suspicions of an Israeli revenge attack

Ukraine begins military offensive as cease-fire ends

The big question now is how will Russia repond?

Nicolas Sarkozy held by police for questioning over influence peddling

Interference in the judicial process is regarded as “influence peddling” in French law and carries a maximum prison sentence of 10 years

Israeli air strike in Rafah. Click to enlarge

Israel Hits Gaza After Finding Bodies of Slain Teenagers

Dozens of Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip overnight after the bodies of three missing teenagers found in the West Bank

The bodies of Iraqi soldiers lie face down after allegedly being executed by the ISIS militants. Click to enlarge

Conducting U.S. airstrikes in Iraq would be complicated, former military officers say

Former U.S. military commanders warn about getting drawn in without a clear objective

Russia Today Interviews John Pilger

John Pilger talks with Russia Today about the conflict in Ukraine, western media coverage of the situation and how the West is setting a trap for Putin

Political class ignore strength of feeling on immigration 'at their peril'

Political class ignore strength of feeling on immigration ‘at their peril’

Perhaps more than any other issue in Britain, this reflects the mounting public mistrust of politicians

U.S. in Talks with Snowden on Possible Plea Deal

The fact that discussions are underway over plea deal, plus the fact that despite announcements to the contrary he hasn’t revealed anything of a serious nature about 9/11 or the like, raises the possibility that this is more orchestrated political theatre

Indiana Sheriff Justifies Military Surplus Purchases By Saying America ‘Has Become A War Zone’

Even though crime rates are falling in many areas, U.S. police look as if they are preparing for war

British troops during the opening ceremony of NATO military exercise 'Saber Strike' in Adazi, June 9, 2014. Click to enlarge

Tanks, troops, jets: NATO countries launch full-scale war games in Baltic

“We can’t take this military buildup by the alliance next to Russia’s borders as anything but a demonstration of hostile intention,” said the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov.