Tag: Tuesday

EU to help Ukraine pay Russian gas bill

EEV: ? 04 Mar   2014 Brussels (AFP) The European Union will help Ukraine pay the $2.0 billion it owes to Russian gas giant Gazprom, a top official said Tuesday, as part of an aid package reportedly worth more than one billion euros. EU Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said […]

Turkey Scrambles Fighter Jets Over Russian Plane

Possible new front opens in Ukraine-Russia standoff, which has escalated with Russian missile tests and shots fired in air. – Eight F-16 fighter jets were scrambled in the event By Ari Yashar First Publish: 3/5/2014, 1:13 AM F-16 fighter jet (file) Flash 90 As the Ukrainian-Russian standoff has […]

Hunt for mysterious interpreter who faked sign language at Mandela memorial / Catastrophic Security Failure

 Published time: December 11, 2013 21:06                                                                             President Barack Obama delivers a speech next to a sign language interpreter (R) during the memorial service for late South African President Nelson Mandela at Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg.(AFP Photo / Alexander Joe) South Africa is searching for a sign […]

North Korean army placed on high alert

USS George Washington Photo: EPA The North Korean army is placed on alert to be ready to begin combat actions at any time in response to the US-South Korean manoeuvres that begin in the Sea of Japan on Tuesday, North Korea’s central news agency reports. 0The Korean People’s […]

Michelle Obama loses her cool: First Lady threatens to leave fundraiser after lesbian protester heckles her – and the White House deletes exchange from official transcript

By  David Martosko PUBLISHED: 22:39 EST, 4 June  2013 |  UPDATED: 00:20  EST, 5 June 2013     First lady Michelle Obama, usually upbeat and positive  in public, turned sour Tuesday night and threatened to leave after a gay-rights  heckler interrupted her speech at a Democratic National Committee […]

Foreigners arrested for trying to spread Christianity in Libya: ” We are a 100 percent Muslim country and this kind of action affects our national security”

Feb 17, 2013 01:43 Moscow Time Photo: EPA Four foreigners have been arrested in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on suspicion of being Christian missionaries and printing books about Christianity, a security official said on Saturday. “They were arrested on Tuesday at a publishing house where they were […]

Beijing brands Tokyo’s “persistent defiance” in territorial dispute as “self-deception”: urged Tokyo to abandon its illusion of occupying the islands.

China bins Japan’s claim of easing tension   Zhang Yunbi and Zhao Shengnan China Daily Publication Date : 31-10-2012   Beijing yesterday hit back at claims by Japanese Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba that Tokyo was trying to calm tensions with Beijing over the Diaoyu Islands.   It branded […]

Bloody hand prints, stolen documents and shocking security failings: Harrowing pictures inside the U.S. consulate as it is revealed ‘officials knew about attack plans 48 HOURS before and did nothing’: Sorry Unedited Includes Graphic Images

Dramatic images  of bloody hand prints and crumbling buildings capture horror of Tuesday’s attack  on U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, which fell on 11th anniversary of 9/11  terrorist attacks Revealed today  that sensitive documents have gone missing from compound, including names of  Libyans working with American officials and […]