Up to 1,000 NATO Servicemen to Take Part in Military Drills in Ukraine This Month

WASHINGTON, September 2 (RIA Novosti) – Despite the ongoing hostilities in southeastern Ukraine, the United States plans to go ahead with the Rapid Trident military exercise, scheduled to take place in western Ukraine later this month and expected to involve up to 1,000 servicemen from NATO countries and other US allies, Reuters reported Tuesday. “At…

New manual helps Africa’s Muslim farmers tackle climate change / Climate activists try their hand at religion

EEV: ? Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation – Sun, 6 Apr 2014 10:00 PM  Author: Pius SawaMore news from our correspondents   Ambrose Nzambi, a research officer from Kenya’s agricultural research institute, shows an example of conservation farming. THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION/Pius Sawa – NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Muslims in sub-Saharan Africa, who farm some of…

Turkey blocks Youtube

Thursday, 27 March 2014 Access to video-sharing site YouTube has been cut off in Turkey, following a new leak of a government meeting compromising Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan. Other social media outlets have already been blocked ahead of a tumultuous election.

Turkish Graft Documents 17 DECEMBER OPERATION as leaked – Converted to PDF

EEV: Link here is to WordPress PDF file: 17 ARALIK OPERASYONU BAKANLAR FEZLEKESİ Egemen Bağış Zafer Çağlayan Muammer Güler Original leak source : The Twitter  pseudonym @HARAMZADELER333 EEV: First post published below for linking: R A P O R Soruşturma No        : İstanbul CBS 2012/120653 Tarih                          : 18.12.2013 İlgi      : a) Muh. Elk. Şube Müd.’nün 07.05.2010 tarihli…

No automated messages from missing Boeing jet -sources

Source: Reuters – Mon, 10 Mar 2014 06:28 PM Author: Reuters KUALA LUMPUR, March 10 (Reuters) – The Malaysian passenger jet that disappeared on Saturday did not make automatic contact with a flight data-monitoring system after vanishing from radar screens, two people familiar with the matter said. The Boeing 777-200ER is equipped with a maintenance…

Libya threatens to bomb North Korean-flagged tanker if it takes oil from rebels

  Prime minister warns of an ‘environmental disaster’ if tanker leaves rebel-held port of Es Sider with oil cargo Reuters in Tripoli theguardian.com,    Sunday 9 March 2014 03.39 EDT                 The North Korean-flagged tanker docked at Es Sider. Photograph: Esam Omran Al-Fetori/Reuters Libya has threatened to bomb a North Korean-flagged tanker if it tries to ship…

Canadian regulator warns TV porn not to skimp on home-grown erotica

Source: Reuters – Thu, 6 Mar 2014 09:40 PM Author: Reuters TORONTO, March 6 (Reuters) – Three porn channels based in Toronto may not be Canadian enough for the country’s broadcast regulator, which said this week it is concerned they are not serving up the requisite 35 percent of Canadian content. The Canadian Radio-television and…

Second blast in Russia’s Volgograd kills 14 on trolleybus

Source: Reuters – Mon, 30 Dec 2013 08:26 AM Author: Reuters   * Trolleybus bombing follows Sunday’s railway station attack * Bombings underscore Russia’s vulnerability ahead of Sochi Games * Explosion guts bus, leaves bodies in street * More attacks can be expected, says anti-terrorism veteran   (Updates casualties, adds more witness comments, IOC reaction, graphic)…

Major computer security firm RSA took $10 mln from NSA to weaken encryption – report

   Published time: December 20, 2013 23:48                                                                                                                         RSA SecureID electronic keys (Reuters / Michael Caronna)                              The National Security Agency arranged a clandestine US$10 million contract with computer security power RSA that allowed the spy agency to embed encryption software it could use to infiltrate the company’s widely used products, Reuters…

Thai PM safely leaves police complex stormed by protesters

Reuters Sunday, Dec 01, 2013 BANGKOK – Anti-government protesters broke into the compound of a police sports club on Sunday where Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra had been during the morning, but she was able to leave the premises and went to an undisclosed location, an aide said. In another area of the city, police…