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30.01.2015 PressTV

Israel to build 430 new settler homes: NGO

Israel to build 430 new settler homes: NGO

The Israeli regime has approved plans for the construction of some 430 new illegal settler homes on occupied Palestinian territories in the West Bank, reports say. Daniel Seidemann, head of the Terrestrial Jerusalem group, which monitors Israeli settlement activity on occupied Palestinian land in east Al-Quds (Jerusalem), made the announcement on Friday. »

29.01.2015 PressTV

Gorbachev warns of risk of US-Russia armed conflict

Gorbachev warns of risk of US-Russia armed conflict

The last Soviet leader has accused the US of pushing Russia into a new Cold War that could lead to an armed conflict. “America… has already drawn us into a new Cold War,” Mikhail Gorbachev said in an interview published on Thursday. He added that “I can’t say for sure … »

20.01.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Peculiarities of the Russian national character

Peculiarities of the Russian national character

Recent events, such as the overthrow of the government in Ukraine, the secession of Crimea and its decision to join the Russian Federation, the subsequent military campaign against civilians in Eastern Ukraine, western sanctions against Russia, and, most recently, the attack on the ruble, have caused a certain phase transition … »

17.01.2015 +972 Magazine

The real reason Bibi wants French Jews to move to Israel

The real reason Bibi wants French Jews to move to Israel

By calling on France’s Jews to move to Israel, Netanyahu is promoting a worldview in which there is no national conflict, no occupation and no Palestinian people. There are only Jews and radical Muslims.  The terror attacks in France have caused Netanyahu to, once again, conflate his role … »

17.01.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

We are NOT Charlie Hebdo!

We are NOT Charlie Hebdo!

Neither do we condone the bombings and murder of journalists at their headquarters, however much we are repulsed by their racist, chauvinist and hateful Islamophobic caricatures of oppressed people. Neither do we condone the subsequent murders at the Paris Kosher supermarket. UNAC Yes, we are for free speech, freedom of … »

12.01.2015 Luca Cellini

“Pecunia non olet”, or money doesn’t smell.

“Pecunia non olet”, or money doesn’t smell.

Only two days have gone by since the terrorist attacks in Paris and already you can buy on-line t-shirts, bags, perfumes, hats and other things with the slogan “Je suis Charlie”. At the same time the prices for past issues of Charlie Hebdo have started to rise abruptly on e-bay. »

12.01.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Nigeria’s horror in Paris’s shadow

Nigeria’s horror in Paris’s shadow

Why a 10-year-old suicide bomber isn’t front-page news “I got this on one of the BBC’s international broadcasts, almost as a footnote. In the same week as the Charlie Hebdo massacre, some 3000 people were massacred in Northern Nigeria by Boko Haram. There was an interview with a desperate – … »

24.12.2014 Silvia Swinden

Beware the wounded bear

Beware the wounded bear

NATO’s nostalgia for the Cold War is showing. Ah, the predictability of the enemy, the romanticised spying games, the Orwellian balance of power… There seems to be a strong desire to bring it all back. According to Dennis Kucinich – Truthdig (Transcend Media Service) “Three Members of Congress Just Reignited … »

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