A University of Copenhagen scientist has been developing a new method in his spare time that has wide political implications. It shows that artillery systems were fired from Russia during the Ukrainian conflict in 2014. A fact previously denied by the Russian government Artillery was fired from Russian territory in 2014. This is according to
On a snowy, empty highway, a couple and their son emerge from weeks of hiding, wandering in a hungry daze. A rebel truck, mangled by a land mine, is blocking the road. Half a dozen Ukrainian corpses, several burned, lie in a ditch.
Pro-Russian rebels fire artillery rockets towards Debaltseve, near Vuglegirsk, Ukraine, on
Just a week ago, President Obama assured the public that he understood the importance of securing the privacy of mobile phone networks.
“Ultimately, everybody — and certainly this is true for me and my family — we all want to know that if we’re using a smartphone for transactions, sending messages, having private conversations, that
For years, politicians wanting to block legislation on climate change have bolstered their arguments by pointing to the work of a handful of scientists who claim that greenhouse gases pose little risk to humanity.
Wei Hock Soon
One of the names they invoke most often is Wei-Hock Soon, known as
The Pentagon said Wednesday the US has identified 1,200 individuals to be vetted for a train and equip program to help Syrian opposition fighters in the campaign against Daesh (ISIS).
The training program will begin by March or April. (AFP/File)
American Special Operations Forces in the Middle East Commander Maj.
Back in 2013, The NSA was first exposed for secretly ‘monitoring’ the SWIFT payments flows. This appears to have been among the last straws for Russia (and others) as far as both NSA spying and dollar domination.
Last year, following threats to remove Russia from SWIFT by the UK, (which
Thousands of Ukrainian soldiers retreat from strategic town taken by pro-Russia separatists, leaving their dead and wounded comrades behind
Fatigue in retreat: Ukrainian servicemen sit on top of a tank near Artemivsk, as they withdraw from Debaltseve following a fierce offensive by Russian-backed separatists. Photograph: Gleb Garanich/Reuters
Fatigue in retreat: Ukrainian servicemen sit on
They said they were investigating HSBC Private Bank (Suisse) and “persons unknown for suspected aggravated money laundering”.
The investigation could be extended to people suspected of committing or participating in money laundering.
HSBC said it was “co-operating with the Swiss authorities.”
The raid comes more than a week after allegations
The world’s first wave-energy farm connected to the electricity grid has been switched on in Western Australia.
Ocean Wave Energy
The project by Perth-based Carnegie Wave Energy will provide renewable electricity for Australia’s largest naval base, HMAS Stirling, on Garden Island.
The same system is also used to run a small desalination plant,
Islamic State militants reportedly have burned to death 45 people in the western Iraqi town of al-Baghdadi on Tuesday, just five miles away from an air base staffed by hundreds of U.S. Marines.
The identities of the victims are not clear, the local police chief told the BBC, but some are believed to be
Chiheb Esseghaier allegedly spoke of “death and destruction” a volcano blast could cause, court heard
TORONTO – A man accused of plotting to derail a Canadian passenger train also thought about triggering a catastrophic volcanic blast in the United States, his trial heard Tuesday.
Testifying for a third week, an undercover
A Florida native told RT that he followed ‘God’s call’ when he joined Kurdish fighters in the north of Syria to battle the Islamic State (formerly ISIS). He is one of dozens of westerners who have come to the region to fight against the terror group.
Dean Parker, 49, was a surfing instructor in Costa
United Nations workers prepared for the destruction of Iraqi nerve-agent weapons by sealing leaks in the rockets. Credit British Ministry of Defense
The Central Intelligence Agency, working with American troops during the occupation
By Dr. Mercola
There’s been an ongoing debate as to whether or not organically-grown foods are healthier than conventional varieties. Some studies have confirmed that organic foods tend to contain higher levels of nutrients like vitamins and minerals, while others found the nutritional difference between them wasn’t particularly impressive.
It’s important to realize that
“We are at a point where they need to make a decision” Obama said Monday
From Left: Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel and President Barack Obama hold a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington D.C. on Feb. 9, 2015.
President Obama said Monday that Iran needs to
Cost estimate comes as military commissions’ chief prosecutor proposes relaxing restrictions on lawyers raising their clients’ torture by CIA in court.
Protesters listen during a hearing of the Senate armed services committee on Capitol Hill last week.
The Guantánamo Bay war court is now costing US taxpayers over $7,600 per minute, according to new
Pictures of space get a lot of smiles around here, but it’s pretty rare for one of them to smile back at us.
This adorable image — in which the galaxy cluster SDSS J1038+4849 seems to be smiling at the camera — comes courtesy of the Hubble Space Telescope. It
A slew of 30,000 leaked Swiss HSBC bank account details—what the Guardian calls the “biggest banking leak in history”—lays bare the practices of the organization and its customers. And it doesn’t look pretty.
First Swiss bank agrees to ‘sellout’ its US clients
The leaked files, which you
“Please be aware that if your spoken words include personal or other sensitive information, that information will be among the data captured and transmitted to a third party
President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are trying for a public display of unity despite a potential split over arming Ukrainian fighters to better battle Russian-backed separatists.
That was the unstated point of Monday’s meeting at the White House, where Merkel was to brief Mr. Obama on upcoming talks