16:57 GMT +318 January 2017


    • U.S. President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a press conference in Trump Tower, Manhattan, New York, U.S., January 11, 2017
      Last update: 21:03 17.01.2017
      21:03 17.01.2017

      Trump’s Cat Among European Pigeons

      by Finian Cunningham

      Incoming US President Donald Trump threw a cat among the European pigeons this week after he said that the EU was heading for breakup and that he didn’t care much if that were to happen.

    • US President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a press conference January 11, 2017 at Trump Tower in New York
      Last update: 19:43 17.01.2017
      19:43 17.01.2017

      'Neo-Liberals' and 'Fake News': The West's Campaign Against Free Speech

      by Alexander Mercouris

      In January 2015, shortly after the terrorist attack on the offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, the leaders of the West gathered in Paris where they solemnly declared the attack to be an attack on free speech.

    • Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn
      Last update: 14:03 16.01.2017
      14:03 16.01.2017

      Oppose NATO's Build-Up on Russia's Borders? You Must be a 'Collaborator'!

      by Neil Clark

      It's not just the right-wing Donald Trump who is being bullied into toeing the "War Party's" line on Russia. In Britain, exactly the same thing is happening to the left-wing Jeremy Corbyn.

    • President Vladimir Putin at the Presidential Palace in New Delhi
      Last update: 16:40 13.01.2017
      16:40 13.01.2017

      Here's Why President Putin Should Visit South Asia This Year

      by Andrew Korybko

      The Russian President is long overdue for a visit to one of the centerpiece regions of the emerging Indo-Pacific century, and the overlap of infrastructure, trade, and institutional interests there should give President Putin more than enough reasons to seriously consider taking a trip to South Asia.

    • Donald Trump
      Last update: 18:38 11.01.2017
      18:38 11.01.2017

      Trump Sex Blackmail, New Twist in Witch-Hunt

      by Finian Cunningham

      The US Deep State coup against President-elect Trump has taken on a new twist, with salacious-dripping innuendo that Russian agents have "explosive" blackmail material on the billionaire property magnate.

    • Former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani attends Iran's Assembly of Experts biannual meeting in Tehran. (File)
      Last update: 16:56 10.01.2017
      16:56 10.01.2017

      So What Happens Next in Iran?

      by Pepe Escobar

      Not only Iranian politics but the whole of Southwest Asia enter another era after the heart attack, this past Sunday, that killed Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, 82, president from 1989 to 1997 and a stalwart of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

    • US President Barack Obama leaves after speaking about the possible government shutdown during a budget showdown with Congress in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC, September 30, 2013
      Last update: 18:10 08.01.2017
      18:10 08.01.2017

      US Deep State in Deep Trouble

      by Finian Cunningham

      US ruling power is in deep trouble because there are growing signs that the mass of citizens are no longer beholden to the supposed authority residing in Washington.

    • Newspapers
      Last update: 15:16 03.01.2017
      15:16 03.01.2017

      The Top Ten Under-Reported News Stories of 2016

      by Neil Clark

      What would George Orwell have made of 2016? Some of the biggest news stories of the year, promoted by pro-Establishment media, were either false, such as the claims made in December that a 'Holocaust' was taking place in eastern Aleppo, or not backed up by any hard evidence, such as the allegations that Russia interfered in the US election.

    • Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin
      Last update: 16:34 01.01.2017
      16:34 01.01.2017

      Putin's Bear to Obama's Turkey

      by Finian Cunningham

      True to national emblem, Russian President Vladimir Putin has shown bear-like stoicism. As for the presumed American eagle, US President Barack Obama appears more like a trussed-up turkey.

    • President Barack Obama in the White House Press Briefing Room
      Last update: 21:04 25.12.2016
      21:04 25.12.2016

      Did Obama Actually Help Israel at the UN?

      by Andrew Korybko

      At first glance, Obama inflicted unprecedented diplomatic harm on the US' top ally, but it won't leave any lasting impact because Trump is now inspired to do all that he has to in the next four to eight years in order to repair the perceived damage and turbo-charge relations with Tel Aviv to their best-ever level in history.

    • Moscow Kremlin
      Last update: 15:57 25.12.2016
      15:57 25.12.2016

      Back to the Future: From the USSR to the Eurasian Century

      by Pepe Escobar

      A quarter of a century ago, on the night of December 25, 1991, the red flag was lowered from the Kremlin cupola – and the USSR was no more. Arguably what President Putin later described, in 2005, as "the biggest geopolitical catastrophe of the 20th century" doubled as the most comprehensive fall of an empire in modern history.

    • Eagle
      Last update: 15:44 25.12.2016
      15:44 25.12.2016

      US Aims to Break Russia With Arms Race

      by Finian Cunningham

      Alarm bells about a new arms race between the US and Russia went off this week around the world. President-elect Donald Trump reportedly told US news media "let's bring it on" after Russian leader Vladimir Putin earlier called for a "strengthening" of his country's nuclear capability.

    • Ukrainian servicemen walks in the yard of a destroyed building in the Pisky village near Donetsk on October 26, 2015
      Last update: 18:36 21.12.2016
      18:36 21.12.2016

      NATO Ramps Up Ukraine War After Defeat in Syria

      by Finian Cunningham

      A surge in military attacks this week by NATO-backed Kiev regime forces on the breakaway eastern Ukraine regions is no mere coincidence.

    • Protesters wave flags during a demonstration in solidarity with the inhabitants of the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo, outside the entrance to Downing Street, in central London on December 13, 2016.
      Last update: 20:04 20.12.2016
      20:04 20.12.2016

      'Stalingrad of 2016': Marching for Aleppo or for Western Neocons?

      by Neil Clark

      On Saturday December 17, "March for Aleppo" protests were held in Paris, Berlin and London. "There is a Holocaust going on and we urgently need the international community to take action to save lives," claimed the Syria Solidarity Campaign on their Facebook page.

    • Russian President Vladimir Putin smiles as he gives his annual state of the nation address in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016.
      Last update: 18:46 19.12.2016
      18:46 19.12.2016

      Moscow's Syrian-Afghan Summits are Geostrategic Masterstrokes

      by Andrew Korybko

      Russia's decision to host summits on Syria and Afghanistan is aimed at furthering the prospects for the emerging Multipolar World Order.

    • White House
      Last update: 16:37 18.12.2016
      16:37 18.12.2016

      Democracies? Where are Democracies?

      by Dmitry Babich

      As a former Soviet citizen born in 1970 and a graduate of Moscow State University's department of journalism, class 1992, I belong to the generation that was taught to emulate the Anglo-Saxon standards of journalism.

    • Copy of the local Chinese magazine Global People with a cover story that translates to Why did Trump win at a news stand in Shanghai. (File)
      Last update: 14:50 18.12.2016
      14:50 18.12.2016

      Russophobia and Sinophobia

      by Pepe Escobar

      It's by now crystal clear the coup-in-progress against Donald Trump is a made in USA regime change op using standard hybrid war techniques such as manipulation of public opinion by mainstream media.

    • Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump takes the stage for a campaign event at Fredericksburg Expo Center August 20, 2016 in Fredericksburg, Virginia
      Last update: 14:32 18.12.2016
      14:32 18.12.2016

      'Russian Hackers' and the Coup Against Trump

      by Finian Cunningham

      The reckless accusations made by the Obama administration that Russia hacked the US elections are part of a Deep State coup unfolding against President-elect Donald Trump.

    • Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad stand inside the Umayyad mosque, in the government-controlled area of Aleppo, during a media tour, Syria December 13, 2016
      Last update: 16:02 14.12.2016
      16:02 14.12.2016

      "Aleppo Atrocities": The Mainstream Media's Latest Psy-Op

      by Andrew Korybko

      The recent barrage of reports alleging that the Syrian Arab Army is committing "atrocities" against the liberated people of Aleppo stems from unsubstantiated Twitter accounts and melodramatic YouTube videos.

    • The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) logo is displayed in the lobby of CIA Headquarters in Langley, Virginia
      Last update: 15:57 13.12.2016
      15:57 13.12.2016

      Trump's Showdown With the CIA

      by Finian Cunningham

      It doesn’t come more scathing than this. On nationwide television, US President-elect Donald Trump rubbished the Central Intelligence Agency as “ridiculous” for making claims that Russian hackers helped get him elected.