World Politics

US, Turkey are Ready for ‘Military Solution’ in Syria if Peace Talks Fail…(Get Ready For It!!)

Saturday, January 23, 2016
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 23.01.2016 The United States and Turkey are ready to use a military solution against Daesh (Islamic State) in Syria if the Syrian government and various rebel factions fail to find a political solution in the upcoming peace talks in Geneva, according to US Vice President Joe Biden. In a meeting with Turkish Prime... »

Canadian Pacific Railway to cut up to 1,000 jobs as rail volume slumps

Saturday, January 23, 2016
By Paul Martin

CBC.ca Jan 21, 2016 Canadian Pacific Railway plans to cut 1,000 positions this year as it adjusts to lower shipment volumes and profits. The Calgary-based rail company says most of the cuts to unionized and management positions will result from attrition and kick in by the middle of 2016. Since 2012, the railway has... »

US Unleashing Deadly Virus In Donbass, Ukraine?

Saturday, January 23, 2016
By Paul Martin

By Stephen Lendman ActivistPost.com JANUARY 23, 2016 Is Washington intending biological war on its area residents? Chemical, biological and radiological warfare is longstanding US practice, used in direct and proxy wars, Syrians and Yemenis notably affected. On January 22, the Donbass International News Agency (DINA) headlined “Deadly virus leaked from US laboratory – DPR... »

US Considering ‘Military Action’ in Libya to ‘Save’ Africa From Daesh

Saturday, January 23, 2016
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 23.01.2016 Having messed up in Iraq and Syria, the United States is now eyeing Libya as the next potential place where Washington’s “decisive military action” is needed. Citing a growing threat of Daesh’s (Islamic State) expansion in Libya, the US government is considering the idea of sending its military to wipe out the... »

Combat-ready: US considers beefing up defenses to counter N. Korea nuke threat

Saturday, January 23, 2016
By Paul Martin

RT.com 23 Jan, 2016 Amid the growing nuclear threat from North Korea, Washington is considering taking steps to protect itself by turning its Aegis missile defense facility in Hawaii into a combat-ready complex. While no decision has yet been made, Captain Darryn James, spokesperson for the US Pacific Command, told Reuters that high-level discussions... »

Iran, Saudi Arabia “Clash” Over Syria At “Secret”, Closed-Door Meeting In Davos

Saturday, January 23, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 01/23/2016 In case you might have missed it, Saudi Arabia and Iran are teetering on the edge of open war. For years, the two regional powers have been engaged in at least three proxy wars across the Mid-East. In Syria, the Quds and the IRGC have been fighting to bolster... »

Turkey in Panic Mode After Spotting Russian Engineers on Syrian Border

Friday, January 22, 2016
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 22.01.2016 Amid rising tensions between Ankara and Moscow, Turkish President Erdogan has expressed concern over the alleged presence of Russian engineers near the country’s Syrian border. The Turkish government has expressed alarm over Russia’s air campaign in Syria since it began last September. Along its Syrian border zone, Turkey has dug defense trenches... »

Not backing Down:China’s Navy Chief Affirms Readiness to Defend Islands in S China Sea

Friday, January 22, 2016
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 22.01.2016 Earlier this month, China conducted several successful test flights at a newly-built airfield in the South China Sea apparently to test whether airport facilities are suitable for civil aviation. According to China’s Navy chief the amount of defense facilities on islands and reefs of the Nansha Islands totally depends on the level... »

Maduro “Wake Up” Call For OPEC As Venezuela Crude Crashes To 13 Year Lows

Friday, January 22, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 01/22/2016 Venezuela’s crude oil basket price collapsed to as low as $20.20 yesterday, according to the socialist utopia’s President Maduro. Having already “passed the point of no return,” Maduro rages that OPEC producers appear to be “finally waking up” to what they have unleashed noting that, according to him, Russia’s... »

Integration failure? Denmark wants to take refugees from cities, dump them into special camps

Friday, January 22, 2016
By Paul Martin

RT.com 22 Jan, 2016 Danish MPs have forced the government into looking at ways of resettling refugees in camps outside cities. The move comes as lawmakers finalize a bill aimed at confiscating refugees’ cash and belongings with a combined value of over $1,450. The resolution, passed in the Danish parliament on Thursday, binds the... »

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