Asia

Prepare for possible war on water over South China Sea tensions, Beijing tells citizens

© Guang Niu / Reuters Published time: 3 Aug, 2016 The Chinese defense minister has warned the tense situation in the South China Sea poses the threat of a direct confrontation and has called on the military, police and general population to be ready to defend the country’s territorial integrity. Chang Wanquan made the statement while…

North America

Democratic Party’s Inflammatory Anti-Putin Rhetoric Prepares Escalation of Syrian War

August 1, 2016 On Friday evening, the New York Times published a lead story under the headline, “Russian Spies Said to Hack Systems Used in Clinton’s Run,” alleging that hackers associated with the Russian government infiltrated computer systems linked with the campaign of Hillary Clinton. This inflammatory piece was the latest in a series of…

Middle East

Armed Israeli Border Police bully 8-yo Palestinian girl, confiscate bike (VIDEO)

© btselem / YouTube Published: 2 Aug 2016 Two armed Israeli officers appeared to bully an 8-year-old Palestinian girl by confiscating her bike while she was playing with her siblings in the West Bank city of Hebron. The video, which was secretly filmed on July 25 by a volunteer for Israeli human rights group B’tselem, shows Anwar…

North Korea launches 2 ballistic missiles, one explodes on take-off – US
Military

North Korea launches 2 ballistic missiles, one explodes on take-off – US

North Korea has launched two ballistic missile toward the Sea of Japan, one of which exploded immediately after launch, according to the US. The move has been condemned by the country’s southern neighbor, as well as Japan and Washington. The projectile that was launched at about 7:50am local time (around midnight GMT), and, according to…