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Protesters topple Lenin monument in Kiev, smash to pieces with hammers (PHOTOS)
8 Dec 2013 at 3:42pm
Masked anti-government protesters toppled the monument to Vladimir Lenin in Kiev on Sunday pulling him down with steel ropes, and smashing the granite figure with sledgehammers. A huge crowd queued...
At least 30 killed, 100 wounded in string of Iraq bombings
8 Dec 2013 at 2:43pm
Several bombings in the Iraqi capital Baghdad Sunday have left 30 people dead and almost 100 wounded in crowded markets, commercial districts and car repair shops.
Ukrainian people being used as pawns by the EU and US
8 Dec 2013 at 2:24pm
The people of Ukraine who want jobs and employment are being manipulated by politicians in the EU and the USA in an ?economic land grab? to further Western influence at all costs, Patrick Young, a ...
Quarter of Europeans face poverty ? Eurostat
8 Dec 2013 at 1:54pm
Over 124 million people in the European Union ? or almost a quarter of its entire population - live under the threat of poverty or social exclusion, a report by EU?s statistical office has revealed.
Record outdoor radiation level that ?can kill in 20 min? detected at Fukushima
8 Dec 2013 at 1:29pm
Outdoor radiation levels have reached their highest at Japan?s Fukushima nuclear plant,warns the operator company.Radiation found in an area near a steel pipe that connects reactor buildings could ...
Obama: ?Ideal? Iran deal not possible, we have to be realistic
8 Dec 2013 at 12:59pm
US President Barack Obama defended the interim deal with Iran to curb its nuclear program saying the international community should be realistic, and sought to reassure Israel saying the future agr...
Chinese border city gives green light to use of ruble
8 Dec 2013 at 9:59am
Chinese government has allowed the usage of Russian currency, the ruble, along with the yuan, in the city of Suifenhe on the Sino-Russian border in northeast China.
Epic mail fail: Indian minister in charge of secure email policy uses Hotmail
8 Dec 2013 at 9:58am
India has been drawing up a new email policy to help secure government communications in the wake of US spying disclosures. However, the official who drafts the new rules still uses Hotmail.
Thai PM agrees to early elections referendum as protest leader prepares ?fina...
8 Dec 2013 at 7:58am
Thailand?s prime minister has announced that early elections demanded by the opposition will be held if a majority of people vote for them in a national referendum. Opposition MPs claim they?re rea...
Israel military accused of shooting Palestinian teenager dead in the back
8 Dec 2013 at 7:40am
An underage boy shot in the back in the West Bank died in Ramallah hospital on Saturday. The victim?s father accused soldiers guarding the Israeli settlement nearby of the shooting, claiming it was...
'Not real James Bonds': Assange explains why 'small publisher' WikiLeaks beat...
8 Dec 2013 at 7:28am
WikiLeaks? major achievement is in weakening the authority of US intelligence, according to the whistleblowing website founder, Julian Assange, who has just marked three years under virtual house a...
The hijacking of Mandela's legacy
8 Dec 2013 at 7:27am
Beware of strangers bearing gifts. The ?gift? is the ongoing, frantic canonization of Nelson Mandela. The ?strangers? are the 0.0001 percent, that fraction of the global elite that?s really in cont...
Huge crowds rally for EU deal, build barricades in Ukrainian capital
8 Dec 2013 at 3:06am
Ukrainian protesters blocked streets leading to government buildings with barricades, as tens of thousands rallied on Kiev?s Independence Square. The opposition hoped its pro-EU protest would attra...
South Korea expands air defense zone in territory row with China
8 Dec 2013 at 12:27am
South Korea has announced it will expand its air defense zone in a move that could raise regional tensions with China. The new zone encroaches on air space that Beijing had previously claimed, spar...
?Not freedom but treason?: Erdogan slams Turkish media over whistleblowing
7 Dec 2013 at 11:01pm
Turkish PM has equated whistleblowing to ?treason? when he slammed a Turkish daily for leaking state documents that included information on government?s profiling of citizens and surveillance on ac...
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