Little-known aspect of Ukraine crisis, World Bank & IMF loan conditions forcing the deeply indebted country to open up to GMO crops (until now barred) & lift the ban on private sector land ownership. Change to pro-EU govt's ushered in drastic reforms..
BBC published an online article questioning the UN's description of Israel's attacks on Gaza as 'indiscriminate'. BBC's Head of Statistics spun Palestinian casualty figures in an attempt to prove that Israel was carrying out targeted attacks only
Turkey's Telecommunications Directorate has just been given broad powers to monitor citizens' internet usage. And Human Rights Watch is calling for an overturn of the amendment allowing this rights violation.
Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha made the comments as the investigation into the death of two Britons intensifies. David Miller, 24, and Hannah Witheridge, 23, were killed earlier this week after they attended a beach party on the island of Koh Tao.
How the U.S. Can Stop ISIS -- Peacefully
To President Obama and the Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives:Before we commit to a "limited," "support troop" reinvasion of Iraq, can we please hit the pause button and consider non-military
General Mills made big news this week with its $820 million purchase of Annie'sGeneral Mills says that it will not change the ingredients in Annie's products, and will not interfere with Annie's support for GMO
By Mohana Ravindranath
The Washington Post
A few months ago, a worker monitoring a hotline for the Polaris Project, a nonprofit group dedicated to combating human trafficking, received a text message from an 18-year-old woman in distress.
In court documents, Azari was accused of conspiring with Baryalei and others between May and September of this year to prepare for a terrorist attack. Allnutt said the charge stemmed from the interception of a phone call a couple days ago.
Scotland has voted to stay in the United Kingdom after voters decisively rejected independence. The result became a mathematical certainty at 06:08 (19 Sept), as the returning officer in Fife announced a comfortable No vote.
The Air Force has instructed force support offices across the service to allow both enlisted members and officers to omit the words "So help me God" from enlistment and officer appointment oaths if an Airman chooses.
"If Hamas does not like you for any reason all they have to do now is say you are a Mossad agent and kill you." -- A., a Fatah member in Gaza.
"Hamas wanted us butchered so it could win the media war against Israel showing our dead children on TV and
"The case is important for Britain, which wants to replace a fifth of its ageing nuclear power and coal plants over the coming decade, and for France, whose nuclear sector would benefit from the major export contract."