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27 March 2015
Asia & Pacific
Brave New World
Connecting The Pieces
03:32 27 March 2015 / updated: 08:01
Military & Intelligence
Intense Explosions Shake Yemeni Capital, Houthis Fight Back
Growing Hostilities in Yemen: Gulf States Launch Military Operation Against Houthis
Bangladesh Stampede Kills at Least 10 Pilgrims
Saudi-Led Coalition Launches Second Round of Strikes on Yemen Houthi Rebels
Thailand Deports Russian National at Interpol’s Request – Russian Embassy
Yemeni Refugees to Be Stuck Inside the Country - Advocacy Group
Germanwings A320 Passenger Jet With 150 Aboard Crashes in Southern France
Russia’s Top-Secret Battle Tank Captured on Video
Russia Rolls Out All-New Armored Vehicle
Russia’s Armata Tank on Par With US Abrams and German Leopard
Arab Foreign Ministers Form Unified Military Force in Wake of Yemen Strikes
Foreign ministers from 22 Arab states meeting in Sharm El-Sheikh agreed to a draft resolution Thursday to create a unified military force to counter regional security threats.
US Congressman Proposes Crimea to Hold ‘Very Monitored Election’
A well-monitored vote should be held in Crimea to let the people of Crimea decide if they want to be Russians or Ukrainians, US Congressman Dana Rohrabacher said at the annual US-Russia Forum in Washington DC.
Military & Intelligence
CIA Refuses to Share Updated Intelligence on MH17 Crash - US Journalist
The US Central Intelligence Agency will not release an updated assessment of the Malaysia MH17 flight crash because it would exonerate the Russian government from involvement, US journalist Robert Parry, known for helping expose the Iran-Contra affair, told Sputnik.
At Least Dozen Injured in New York Explosion, Four in Critical Condition
At least a dozen people were injured and debris was scattered across streets of Manhattan’s Lower East Side when a building burst into flames then collapsed in what officials are calling a gas-related explosion.
Lobbyist Claims Monsanto’s Roundup Safe to Drink, But Won’t Put His Poison Where His Mouth Is
A controversial former environmentalist who claimed on French TV that Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller was safe to drink was offered some in a glass by a journalist during the interview - and refused to drink it.
World's Largest Gamma Ray Observatory Completed in Mexico (VIDEO)
The construction of the world’s largest and most powerful observatory for the detection of supermassive black holes has been completed in Mexico.
CNN and the Ban That Never Was
The War on Yugoslavia: The Real Face of American ‘Diplomacy’
Power Play Behind Regime Change in Russia
The Ukraine Problem: Another Cold War?
Wet Floor Sign Needed!
Illusionist Boggles Crowd in Israel by Floating for Five Hours in the Air
Santa’s Missing Deer Captured on Video!
This Daredevil Spiderman Scales Massive Skyscraper
Top Gear Co-Host Weighs In On Clarkson Sacking
Germanwings Airbus A320 Crash in Southern France
Atlantic Resolve: NATO at Russia's Gates
Massive Anti-Austerity Protests in Frankfurt
After Minsk: Will Peace Come to Ukraine?
Murder of Russian Politician Boris Nemtsov
Greece's Gordian Knot: Syriza Tackles Austerity
Boko Haram Violence in Central Africa
Violence Erupts as Islamic State Rises
Anti-Islamization Protests in Europe
Crimean Nukes, Obama’s Fear of Smartphones, and Kerry’s Syrian Stance
Here we begin by analyzing ISIL’s expansion into Tunisia and then examining Sweden’s paranoia of Russian spies.
24 March 2015
Are Today's Spy Tools Tomorrow's Privacy Invaders?
The newest toy for children from Mattel is called Hello Barbie and it can converse with your child and record the answers in real time via wifi. It saves that information in the cloud.
23 March 2015
South Stream: Life After Death?
Russia begins construction on a trans-Macedonian pipeline that could resurrect the South Stream project. The pipeline's projected capacity currently isn't large enough to substitute for South Stream, but its construction could lay the foundation for its successor.
20 March 2015
Global Economic Core Inexorably Moves to the East
Britain and some other major European powers have decided to become a founding members of a new Chinese Bank, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank which is positioned to act as a competitor to the Asian Development Bank chaired by Japan and the US.
20 March 2015
Yemeni Capital Sanaa After Airstrikes
Bangkok International Motor Show 2015
Albino Animals: How to Stand Out From the Crowd
Proton, Russia's Legendary Space Launch Vehicle
Coloring Outside the Lines
Bully in a China Shop
Analysis & Opinion
Double Standards: US Backs One Pro-Iran Shiite Militia, Counters Other
The United States has been ultimately caught in the web of sectarian strife in the Middle East, simultaneously involved in fighting against the Sunni ISIL and Shiite Houthis, noted Michael B. Kelly, an author at a US news outlet.
Saudi Assault on Yemen 'Clear-Cut' Breach of International Law - Expert
On Wednesday, Saudi Arabia launched a series of airstrikes inside Yemen and reportedly deployed 150,000 troops supported by over 100 fighter aircraft targeting Shiite Houthi rebels who are embroiled in a vicious civil war with the majority-Sunni-run Yemeni Government.
US Fed Facing Guild Hall Dilemma as Corporate America Yearns for Weaker Greenback
America’s biggest capitalists and the federal government need to coordinate efforts aimed at a faster reshoring of manufacturing facilities in case US-based multinationals want to avoid off the trap of global monetary easing.
Western Attempts to Portray Crimea's Conditions as 'Dire' Fail - Political Analyst
All the arguments that Crimea has been "occupied" by Russia do not stand up to careful scrutiny: Crimea is faring well, while the Kiev regime has imposed conditions and horrors resembling a real invasion and occupation upon Ukrainians, Tony Cartalucci, Bangkok-based geopolitical researcher and writer, notes.
Russia's Return in Latin America to Erode US Global Leadership
Russia's military cooperation with the Central American states will erode US leadership and undermine its influence in the Western Hemisphere, claims an expert from the McClatchy DC News.
Russian Car Market – Slowing Down but Still Going
General Motors’ and South Korean SsangYong’s recently announced scaling down of their activities in the Russian Federation proved to not be entirely true as they now say they are staying on and even launching new production lines.