Archive for August, 2014

200 Palestinian bodies found in Tel Aviv mass graves

World Bulletin / News Desk It has been revealed that the remains of dozens of Palestinians killed during the Israeli-Arab in 1948 were found in six mass graves in the Jaffa district of Tel Aviv on Wednesday. The graves were found when ground subsided as builders carried out renovation work in the area, […]

Russia’s Putin urges talks on east Ukraine

World Bulletin / News Desk President Vladimir Putin called on Sunday for meaningful talks between pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine and the Kiev government on issues including “political organisation and statehood” to protect people living there. Asked about Putin’s remarks quoted by Tass news agency, a Kremlin spokesman said the president was not […]

New eruption at Iceland volcano prompts highest aviation warning

World Bulletin / News Desk A new eruption in Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano system spewed lava more than 50 metres in the air on Sunday prompting authorities to raise their warning of the risk of ash to aviation to the highest level on Sunday. Iceland’s largest volcanic system, which cuts a 190 km long […]

Israel says shoots down drone over Golan Heights

World Bulletin / News Desk Israel’s military said it shot down a drone that flew from Syria into Israeli-controlled airspace over the Golan Heights on Sunday. It was not immediately clear who dispatched the unmanned aircraft or the nature of its mission, in an area where fighting from Syria’s civil war has occasionally […]

Snowden leaks reveal US, UK spying on Turkey

World Bulletin / News Desk Documents leaked by former NSA agent Edward Snowden have revealed details about US and British spying on Turkey. Whistleblower Edward Snowden, who has been revealing information about America’s top secret NSA intelligence gathering methods since escaping to Russia last year, told Spiegel and The Intercept that the NSA […]

Ecuador to replace the US dollar with its own digital currency

Ecuador is planning to create the world’s first digital currency issued by the country’s central bank, in what is seen by many as a step to abandon the US dollar, the currency now used by the Central American country. The currency is expected to start circulating in December, according to the country’s Central Bank. The […]

Monsanto has sued farmers for 16 years, never lost a case

Where is the justice? Since 1997, Monsanto has filed 145 lawsuits, or on average about 9 lawsuits every year for 16 straight years, against farmers who have “improperly reused their patented seeds.” The biotech giant hasn’t lost a single case, either. Not one. This includes when farmers tried to sue Monsanto over cross-pollination of their organic crops with GMO seed. For example, a federal court […]

President Rouhani: Iran ready to launch joint anti-terrorism campaign with EU

  “When the terrorist groups killed people in Syria, they (the terrorists) were supported by certain (western) countries but today because their (the westerners’) interests have been endangered, they have taken a different position,” Rouhani said in a meeting with Finnish Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja in Tehran on Sunday. “In the Islamic […]

Finland supports Iran’s N. rights

  “We are pleased with the progress made in the nuclear negotiations with Iran and will render all our support to the negotiations to reach a final deal within the agreed timeline,” Tuomioja said in a meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran on Sunday. He underlined that his country completely […]

Putin: Events in Donetsk, Luhansk result of Ukraine’s political situation

  According to the Russian leader, the acute situation in the country was discussed with the Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko during the meeting in Belarus’ capital Minsk, RIA Novosti reported. “We talked about the urgent situation in Donetsk and Luhansk, of course, we discussed it. Naturally, Russia is looking for a termination […]

Iraqi Army liberates Halkom, Hafriya villages

The Iraqi army forces backed by the volunteers liberated the villages of Halkom and Hafria, near the Amerli sub-district in Salahuddin, from the control the Islamic state of Iraq and the Levant terrorists. Source Article from http://english.irib.ir/news/world/west-asia/item/195007-iraqi-army-liberates-halkom,-hafriya-villages Hits: 0

Brazilian investors willing to invest in Iran’s development projects

  In the meeting with a group of Brazilian investors, Head of the OIETAI Mohammad Khazayee underlined the strategic situation of Iran in the Middle-East, and said Iran great potential in the fields of transportation infrastructures and national resources can be utilized by foreign investors, specially by the Brazilians. In April, a […]

Germany: Protests Against Police Brutality and Media Criminalization of Social Movements Against Gentrification

71300 Thousands took to the street in Germany to protest police brutality and media criminalization of social movements against gentrification. In Hamburg 2,000 protested on August 30 against police brutality in evicting, beating and arresting activists who occupied a vacant building in Altona 3 days before, attempting to turn it into a social center for the most vulnerable in […]

Thousands Protest Fascism in Madrid While Police Protect Nazis

29519806 While the state, local municipalities and police constantly destroy anti-capitalist social centers in Spain, the nazis are allowed to squat, under massive police protection. The contrast needs no additional explanations about what police is all about. The nazis occupied a building in Tetuán with the aim to turn neighborhood racist again, in spite being clearly rejected by the community. […]

UK Protesters march against Nato summit

14110700 Around 1,000 protesters have marched peacefully through the streets of Newport ahead of next week’s Nato summit Hundreds of anti-war protesters marched peacefully through Newport on Saturday, days before the Welsh town is to host world leaders at the Nato summit. More than 150 heads of state and ministers will attend the two-day event at […]

Sweden: Some 14,000 protest against Neo-Nazi demo in Stockholm – UPDATES

102240013 Thousands of anti-fascist protestors gathered in central Stockholm today as the small neo-Nazi “Party of the Swedes” held a demonstration in Gustav Adolf Square close to the Royal Palace in the heart of the city. UPDATES: New information became available about state repression of social activists who fight nazis and racists. Prior to the massive protest, […]

Stolen Generations – “Return Brendah to her grandmother”

Advocate, Vanessa Culbong with Grandmother Brenda Narrier – Image, Gerry Georgatos When will Australians stand up and say “stop taking the children”? Australia is in a new grip of the Stolen Generations, and with numbers of children taken in tsunami-like proportions, worse than ever before. In recent weeks I have met a score of parents […]

First physiotherapy clinic opens on Palm Island

Australia is suffering from a dire shortage of frontline physiotherapists in much needed locations, according to a report by the Australian Physiotherapy Association. As per usual the communities that go without are mostly First Nations. Independent groups are doing something about this. The Back In Motion Health Group, founded by physiotherapist Jason Smith, is trying […]

Prime Minister or Village Idiot?

Australia was founded on bloodshed, and its historical identity and its origins-of-thinking include slavery (blackbirding), social engineering, apartheid, racism. To deny all of this is to keep Australians hostage to the various veils and layers of racism. Understanding the past is to free up the present and the future from being held hostage by lies. […]

Five Steps Toward A Better Life

Luminita Saviuc, Purpose FairyWaking Times When it comes to finding happiness, many of us seem to be looking for it in all the wrong places, wasting time and energy, not realizing that the root of happiness is within each and every one of us, in our hearts. Allowing ourselves […]

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