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A 107-year-old man was shot dead in Arkansas after exchanging gunfire with a SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) team. Local authorities say the centenarian was killed after he refused to surrender.
According to reports, police officers responded to a domestic disturbance involving an aggravated assault…Continue
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With Russian citizens being arrested abroad and being subsequently extradited to the United States become more frequent, the Russian Foreign Ministry has issued a warning advising travelers to carefully choose their destinations.
“The incidents in which Russian citizens are detained in various…Continue
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Hopes for a positive G20 summit crumbled today as President Obama blurted to Russia’s Vladimir Putin at a joint press appearance, “Everyone here thinks you’re a jackass.”
The press corps appeared stunned by the uncharacteristic outburst from Mr. Obama, who then unleashed a ten-minute tirade at the…Continue
The potential of strategic US strikes in Syria has sparked fears Damascus’ chemical weapons could fall into the wrong hands if the government is toppled. A recent congressional report says 75,000 troops would be needed to safeguard the WMD caches.
The Congressional Research Center (CRS) …Continue
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Sweden’s leaders came forward to express deep concern after a report alleged that the country’s spy agency has close ties with the NSA and GCHQ, and is the third major partner in surveillance cooperation.
"It's a very serious matter if Sweden is indeed involved in American surveillance…Continue
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Group photographs of the heads of the delegations of the BRICS countries. From left: President of the Federative Republic of Brazil Dilma Vana Rousseff, Prime Minister of the Republic of India Manmohan Singh, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, President of the People's Republic…Continue
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Pope Francis called on world leaders attending the G20 summit in Russia to seek peace in Syria through diplomatic means and to lay aside the “futile pursuit” of a military solution.
In a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is hosting the G20 summit, Francis said that lopsided global interests…Continue
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A military strike on Syria could lead to a nuclear catastrophe if a missile were to hit a reactor containing radioactive uranium, a Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman warned. The remark comes as the US continues to push for a military strike on Syria.
"If a warhead, by design or by chance, were to hit…Continue
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Russia needs convincing proof, not rumors, from UN experts that chemical weapons were used in Syria, said the Russian president in an interview with First Channel and AP. It is up to the UN Security Council to decide on the next course of action, he said.
Speaking to journalists from Russia’s First TV…Continue
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Chelsea Manning, the former Army private sentenced to 35 years in prison for the largest data leak in US history, has formally submitted a pardon request to President Obama.
The former Army private was convicted of espionage and theft on August 21 in connection with illegally turning over 700,000 US…Continue
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September 03, 2013 The US government has no more credibility with the American people and the military that are “sick and tired” of war which has now lasted for 13 years, Gordon Duff, a marine veteran has told RT.
As President Barack Obama is seeking support from Congress for military action in…Continue
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Obama’s battle to get congressional approval for a military strike on Syria moved a step closer Tuesday, with leaders of both parties in Congress announcing that the United States should respond to Syrian President Assad’s alleged use of chemical weapons.
US President Barack Obama convinced leaders of…Continue
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After the shock of the US decision to "postpone" the attack on Syria, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu traveled to northern occupied Palestine to participate in the dedication ceremony of the "new Golani interchange." He used the opportunity to contain Israel's disappointment that Obama has…Continue
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Egyptian Air Force has launched a sudden assault against militant groups in the north of the Sinai Peninsula. The operation has been initiated in response to unceasing attacks by Islamist extremists against Egyptian military personnel in the area.
A couple of Apache gunships fired at least 13 missiles at…Continue
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French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday that he's waiting for a decision from the U.S. Congress on possible military action in Syria and insists France won't strike against Bashar Assad's regime alone.
The French leader and President Barack Obama have been the two most outspoken world leaders on the need to…Continue
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Russia’s early warning radars have detected the launch of two ballistic rockets in the eastern Mediterranean, Russia’s Defense Ministry stated. The launch reportedly took place at 06:16 GMT Tuesday.
The trajectory of the missiles is reported to have been from the central part of the Mediterranean Sea…Continue
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange submitted a complaint to the Swedish police, seeking an investigation into reports of US’ illegal activity in Europe against WikiLeaks and himself, including seizure of personal property containing evidence of a war crime.
In the 48-page …Continue
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The US is not “the cop of the world” and cannot “attack any country,” but it follows its key agenda of removing all independent governments in the Middle East, Richard Becker from ANSWER Coalition told RT.
The real aim of the US "is to remove all the independent governments in the Middle East, to…Continue
At least three chemical attacks were staged in Syria between April and August, a declassified French intelligence report claims, while President Bashar Assad said it was “illogical” for the government to launch a chemical weapons strike.
The declassified nine-page French intelligence …Continue
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The UN is under growing pressure from Syria to do its job and prevent an American “war of aggression,” and the Arab League demanding punishment for “war criminals” in the Syrian government.
The two identical letters delivered to the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and President of the UN Security Council,…Continue
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