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B-52 Stratofortresses join fight against Islamic State

B-52 Stratofortresses join fight against Islamic State

Ostensibly to fight Islamic State (ISIL, Daesh), the B-52 bombers deployment to Qatar will give the U.S. additional clout in the region

Armenian soldiers in artillary position near the Nagorno Karabakh town of Martuni. Click to enlarge

Echoes of Stalinism abound in the very modern Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict

Robert Fisk on the revival of an old conflict

North Koreas watch TV broadcast of March 18 missile launch

North Korea unveils engine for missile capable of striking as far US

In addition North Korea recently unveiled a KN-08 road-mobile intercontinental ballistic missile, also known as a Rodong-C

Dutch referendum voters overwhelmingly reject closer EU links to Ukraine

Two thirds of voters reject closer European Union ties in a referendum that will bolster calls for Britain to leave the EU

Dutch to Vote on EU-Ukraine Treaty as Skepticism Threatens Upset

Dutch voters head to the polls on Wednesday to weigh in on a treaty that eases relations between the European Union and Ukraine, amid a growing sense of EU-skepticism

Iceland PM steps aside after protests over Panama Papers revelations

Iceland PM steps aside after protests over Panama Papers revelations

Adding weight to arguments that the Mossack Fonseca leak has been carefully managed to target only those that were expendable or becoming a nuisance

'We can see that the US continues to increase its military presence in Europe with an emphasis on the Eastern front... We are not passive observers,' Russia's NATO envoy says

Russia promises response to NATO buildup in E.Europe

‘We can see that the US continues to increase its military presence in Europe with an emphasis on the Eastern front… We are not passive observers,’ Russia’s NATO envoy says

US deploying additional armored brigades to Russian border

The U.S. has announced plans to significantly boost its military presence in eastern Europe, with thousands of additional troops and hundreds more armoured vehicles

Statistics watchdog warns over migration figures

Statistics watchdog warns over migration figures

Statistics authority says discrepancies in official figures “could undermine public confidence” in government assurances. Have they, in short, uncovered evidence that the government is lying about immigration?

Brussels Airport check in area following the blasts

The motive for the attacks in Paris and Brussels

Thierry Meyssan describes the secret conflict which, for the last five years, has haunted the relations between the Europan Union, France and Turkey.

Pakistanis hunt militants behind blast that killed at least 70

Breakaway faction of Taliban militants claim responsibility for blast that targeted Christians in Lahore park

Brussels attacks: Turkey says Belgium ignored warnings over suicide bomber

These “warnings” echo what sounded like veiled threats made by President Erdogan last week

CCTV footage shows suspected third bomber, far right. Click to enlarge

US warns of possible ‘near-term’ terror attacks throughout Europe after Brussels bombings

The U.S. State Department warns travellers of the risk further bombings across Europe

Purim in Brussels

People whose highest objective in life is money and pleasure will sell their nation and their children’s future cheaply, writes Michael Hoffman.

Brussels Airport check in area following the blasts

Around 35 dead in Brussels attacks horror

Europe’s capitols in lockdown. Paving the way for NATO ‘intervention’ in the Middle East?

Two explosions at Brussels airport, one explosion at Maelbeek metro at EU quarters

Shots were fired, and Arabic shouted, before the two explosions took place BELGA news agency reports. Correspondent for the Sunday Times tweeted that 25 deaths have been reported but not confirmed

Does Google basically work for the White House?

Internet giant offered to assist in efforts to overthrow Syria’s President Assad

You Won’t Believe What A Liberal Protester Just Did To An Effigy Of Donald Trump…

Whether you are a supporter of Donald Trump or not, what is unfolding is deeply alarming

What Dershowitz, Prince Andrew and Maxwell Have in Common

What Dershowitz, Prince Andrew and Maxwell Have in Common

A potentially explosive court case is unfolding in Manhattan, involving Alan Dershowitz, Prince Andrew and underage sex slaves. Gilad Atzmon explains

Civil Unrest Rocks Brazil: Is Dilma Our Hillary?

Civil Unrest Rocks Brazil: Is Dilma Our Hillary?

In the future, will Americans take to the streets to protest against Hillary’s corruption?