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Rioters seize over 1,500 guns in Ukraine mayhem - security servicesRioters seize over 1,500 guns in Ukraine mayhem - security services

[2014-02-19 21:09:26]
Ukraine’s security service has announced it is launching a counter-terror operation. Radicals have seized over 1,500 firing arms a



Russian adoption ban could expand to countries with legalized child euthanasiaRussian adoption ban could expand to countries with legalized child euthanasia

[2014-02-18 17:20:43]
Lower House MPs have asked the Foreign Ministry to study the recently passed law allowing child euthanasia in Belgium in order to...

Navy readies to deploy first warfare laser onboard USS Ponce this springNavy readies to deploy first warfare laser onboard USS Ponce this spring

[2014-02-18 17:12:50]
The United States Navy is looking to finally make its highly-touted laser technology a reality this summer, when it will deploy its...

Two former Pussy Riot members briefly detained in Sochi, questioned over hotel theftTwo former Pussy Riot members briefly detained in Sochi, questioned over hotel theft

[2014-02-18 17:06:57]
Two ex-members of the Pussy Riot group, Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, were held by security forces on Tuesday after a hote...



‘Reckless & unlawful’: Assange calls for probe into NSA ‘manhunt’ on WikiLeaks‘Reckless & unlawful’: Assange calls for probe into NSA ‘manhunt’ on WikiLeaks

[2014-02-18 10:57:07]
Julian Assange has called on the White House to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate NSA spying on WikiLeaks. Secret documents ha...

Swiss jets not scrambled over hijacked plane because 'airbases closed at night'Swiss jets not scrambled over hijacked plane because 'airbases closed at night'

[2014-02-18 07:01:37]
An incident with a highjacked Ethiopian passenger jet has exposed the Swiss Air Force’s inability to deal with threats in ‘o

Furor over Kansas bill allowing denial of essential services to same-sex couplesFuror over Kansas bill allowing denial of essential services to same-sex couples

[2014-02-18 00:07:56]
A bill legalizing discrimination of gay couples being considered by the Kansas House of Representatives has triggered a wave of outrage ...

Interior Ministry ready to outlaw 'cash for clout' in bid to fight briberyInterior Ministry ready to outlaw 'cash for clout' in bid to fight bribery

[2014-02-14 19:06:03]
Russian police are suggesting an amendment to the Criminal Code that would provide prison terms for civil servants who accept money prom...

Russian veterans request political reassessment of Afghanistan warRussian veterans request political reassessment of Afghanistan war

[2014-02-14 19:03:43]
The head of the Union of Afghan War Veterans is to ask the Russian President to reconsider the negative political assessment of...

Italy overturns 'absurd' drug law equating marijuana and hard drugsItaly overturns 'absurd' drug law equating marijuana and hard drugs

[2014-02-14 18:57:25]
Italy’s constitutional court has overturned a controversial law equating cannabis with cocaine and heroin. The decision could see

Austrian Red Cross in hot water after ‘rejecting’ blood donations from MuslimsAustrian Red Cross in hot water after ‘rejecting’ blood donations from Muslims

[2014-02-14 18:56:31]
Austria's Red Cross has come under fire from the local Islamic community after one of its doctors reportedly refused to accept blood...




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