World Politics

Not the Promised Land: Migrants Leave Austria and Return to Middle East

Friday, February 5, 2016
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 05.02.2016 Refugees and migrants in Austria are having second thoughts and making plans to return home to the Middle East, Deutsche Welle reported. Many refugees and migrants have become disillusioned with life as immigrants in Austria and are making plans to return home, Deutsche Welle (DW) reported on Wednesday. Gunter Ecker, director of... »

Closing In: Russia, Iran, Assad “Encircle” Syria’s Largest City As Peace Talks Collapse In Geneva

Thursday, February 4, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 02/04/2016 Back in October, we previewed the “promised” battle for Aleppo, Syria’s largest city prior to the war. By the time Russia began constructing an air base at Latakia, the city – which is immensely important both from a strategic and psychological perspective – was controlled by a hodgepodge of... »

Saudi Arabia May Deploy Thousands of Troops to Syria…(WW3 Underway!)

Thursday, February 4, 2016
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 05.02.2016 Saudi Arabia could send thousands of ground forces to Syria, likely in coordination with Turkey, in order to take part in the fight against Islamic State radicals, The Guardian reports. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – On Thursday, the Saudi embassy in Washington, DC said in a Twitter message that the Saudi Ministry of Defense... »

Japan and South Korea ‘to SHOOT DOWN’ Kim Jong-un’s rocket debris

Thursday, February 4, 2016
By Paul Martin

NORTH Korea’s closest neighbours have vowed to shoot down any debris that falls on their territories from a long-range rocket Pyongyang plans to fire this month. By TOM BATCHELOR Express.co.uk Thu, Feb 4, 2016 South Korea and Japan made the pledge as officials in Seoul revealed they had detected preparations by Pyongyang for the... »

Thousands march to protest state of emergency in France

Sunday, January 31, 2016
By Paul Martin

RT.com 31 Jan, 2016 Thousands of people marched in 70 French cities, including Paris, to demand immediate action to stop France’s ongoing state of emergency and openly voice outrage over government plans to revoke the French citizenship of dual nationals, many of them Muslims, convicted of terrorism. Up to 20,000 protesters – many of... »

At least 45 killed in Damascus suburb bombings, ISIS claims responsibility

Sunday, January 31, 2016
By Paul Martin

RT.com 31 Jan, 2016 Two bomb blasts have struck the outskirts of Syria’s capital, Damascus. At least 45 people were killed in twin blasts in the mainly Shi’ite neighbourhood, Syria’s Interior Ministry reported. The Islamic State terrorist group has taken responsibility for the attacks. According to the ministry, “more than 45 people were killed... »

North Korea’s neighbours on RED ALERT amid fears rogue state preparing to fire huge rocket

Saturday, January 30, 2016
By Paul Martin

NORTH Korea’s closest neighbours are on red alert after satellite images showed the communist state was preparing to test fire a long-range missile. By TOM BATCHELOR Express.co.uk Fri, Jan 29, 2016 New satellite images appear to show movement of components and propellant at the North’s Sohae satellite launch facility, close to its border with... »

Beijing Accuses US Destroyer of Violating China’s Territorial Waters

Saturday, January 30, 2016
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 30.01.2016 The patrolling near the Paracel Islands archipelago, conducted by a US Navy destroyer, is unlawful as such action can only be allowed with the permission of the Chinese authorities, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying said. Earlier, Pentagon spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis said that the US Navy destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur approached the... »

UK MPs ruled by SHARIA LAW: Politicians face alcohol ban as new offices governed by ISLAM

Saturday, January 30, 2016
By Paul Martin

POLITICIANS could face an alcohol ban as the new offices they will be moving into are ruled by Sharia law. By ALIX CULBERTSON Express.co.uk Fri, Jan 29, 2016 MPs are to be rehoused temporarily in Richmond House while Parliament undergoes much-needed repair. But the building, 91 metres down the road, was transferred from the... »

Turkey threatens Putin with ‘unwanted consequences’ after Russian jet ‘violates’ airspace

Saturday, January 30, 2016
By Paul Martin

THE Turkish foreign ministry has said Russia could face “unwanted consequences” after one of its jets violated Turkish airspace. By RACHEL BISHOP Express.co.uk Sat, Jan 30, 2016 An official has claimed any action taken as a result would be “Russia’s responsibility.” The Russian ambassador has been summoned to condemn the violation after the incident... »

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