World Politics

Tear gas, clashes, vehicles set on fire: Anti-labor reform protests rock France (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Thursday, April 28, 2016
By Paul Martin

RT.com 28 Apr, 2016 Police officers have clashed with protesters and deployed tear gas in several French cities, according to local media. Arrests were made as thousands of people took to the streets to continue demonstrations against labor reforms. Photos posted on Twitter showed demonstrators making their way through clouds of tear gas as... »

Damascus: Arrival of 150 US Soldiers in Syria ‘Dangerous Invasion’

Thursday, April 28, 2016
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 28.04.2016 Reports of the arrival of 150 US servicemen in Syria causes concern and is considered by Damascus as an invasion and violation of the country’s sovereignty, Syria’s SANA news agency reported Thursday, citing the Syrian Foreign Ministry. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – On Monday, US President Barack Obama announced that Washington would “deploy up... »

Paul Craig Roberts: World War III Has Begun

Thursday, April 28, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Paul Craig Roberts ZeroHedge.com 04/27/2016 The Third World War is currently being fought. How long before it moves into its hot stage? Washington is currently conducting economic and propaganda warfare against four members of the five bloc group of countries known as BRICS—Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. Brazil and South Africa... »

UN Rejects Israel’s Claim To The Golan Heights As Top Rabbis Await The Messiah’s Imminent Arrival

Thursday, April 28, 2016
By Paul Martin

By Michael Snyder EndOfTheAmericanDream.com April 27th, 2016 The UN Security Council has unanimously rejected Israel’s claim to sovereignty over the Golan Heights, and this is likely to cause tensions in the Middle East to rise even higher. On Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu boldly declared “that the Golan Heights will remain under Israel’s... »

No Boots On The Ground?:US Sending Extra Soldiers to Train Kurdish Forces in Syria

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 27.04.2016 US President Barack Obama has said he plans to send 250 more troops to Syria including Special Forces to conduct military training of fighters of the Democratic Forces of Syria. Tackir Kobani, the representative of the Syrian Democratic Forces, spoke to Sputnik about this announcement. “Additional 250 US army personnel will soon... »

Russia accuses UK of HELPING Islamic State by ‘protecting terrorists who finance jihadis’

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By Paul Martin

RUSSIA launched an extraordinary attack on the British Government today, accusing UK authorities of giving succour to Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists by turning a blind eye to extremist fundraisers. By TOM BATCHELOR Express.co.uk Wed, Apr 27, 2016 The barbed criticism came from the former Soviet state’s foreign ministry, whose spokeswoman aimed blow after blow... »

US-NATO Military Escalation on Russia’s Doorstep, Deployment of “Nuclear Attack Units”. Moscow Has Issued Warning

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By Paul Martin

By Manlio Dinucci Global Research April 27, 2016 The United States feigned surprise during the simulation of an attack by the Russian aviation against the USS Donald Cook in the Baltic Sea. And yet, as we have reported, Russia already has the capacity to block the ship’s Communications & Commands, and did so, observes... »

Austria Plans to Construct Fence on Border With Italy Amid Migrant Crisis

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 27.04.2016 Austria is planning to construct a 400-meter (some 1,312 feet) fence on its border with Italy as the country is seeking to prevent arrivals of migrants, Austrian media reported Wednesday, citing federal state police. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the Tiroler Tageszeitung newspaper, Tyrol police chief Helmut Tomac said the construction of... »

Venezuela Economy Literally Grinds To A Halt As Maduro Orders “Five Day Weekend” For Public Workers

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 04/27/2016 Overnight things went from comical to farcical overnight when the Venezuela gift kept on giving, and the nation expanded the three-day weekend to five days, declaring a two-day work week for government workers, adding it was seeking international help to save its power grid amid a drought that threatens... »

Sweden On High Alert After Reports ISIS Militants Enter Country To “Target Civilians”

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 04/27/2016 The Swedish Expressen newspaper reported that the country’s security service received information from their Iraqi colleagues about an imminent terror threat in the country. About seven to eight Islamic State terrorists arrived in Sweden to carry out attacks in Stockholm, Expressen sources claimed and added that “according to the... »

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