Ukraine is a country where instability is a chronic condition. Over the time that Ukraine has been independent or semi-independent, since the days of Bohdan Khmelnytsky and including the period of the Civil War, it had always been unstable. The only time Ukraine was a stable state was when it was part of the Russian state
The European Union is shamelessly advertising its assistance to children of Syria, but is in fact denying them the essentials. There was no famine in Syria similar to that in the besieged Leningrad, except for the areas blocked by militants. The government was helping the communities by organizing bread delivery
The murder by a drone of a Taliban leader conducting peace negotiations with Islamabad has caused widespread protests in Pakistan. Fearing for the lives of its truckers, the U.S. has stopped the export of U.S. military cargo from Afghanistan through Pakistan. The U.S. denies that the use of drones is a violation of the international law
Creating a humanitarian crisis in Syria, whether real or fabricated, and holding the Syrian government responsible for it as a casus belli for foreign military intervention under the UN 2005 so-called "responsibility to protect" initiative was from the very eruption of the Syrian conflict the goal of the US-led "Friends of Syria' coalition
The resignation of the Cabinet of Ministers could be a blow to the positions of President Viktor Yanukovych and the ruling Party of Regions. Observers believe that such a development is tantamount to political suicide. They think that if Yanukovych wants to keep his job, he must not show weakness. Meanwhile, Yanukovych flew to China for a visit
In Kiev, the majority of those protesting against the policy of the Ukrainian authorities that had previously postponed the conclusion of the European integration agreement headed to the building of the Ukrainian government on Monday morning, December 2. About 5-6 thousand people took part in the march
After the September 11 attacks in 2001, the CIA recruited members of al-Qaida prisoners in the concentration camp in the illegal U.S. base in Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, to convert them into double agents and send them to their respective countries to help United States to " hunt down " terrorists.
The news that Angola became the world's first country to ban Islam emerged in all news agencies. The number of shutdown mosques has reached 60, leaving only two operational mosques. This way the Angolan authorities are trying to protect the country from the Islamist threat and prevent the situation similar to those in neighboring countries
Hundreds of European jihadis have travelled to Syria to join Syrian rebels in their fight against Assad's rule. It is hard to give a precise number of fighters or their countries of origin since there is yet no real census and the publicly available sources are often incomplete. They come from different countries, with a large number from UK
The judge ruled that Sheikh Sayah, the leader of the village of El Araqib, should pay 10,000 nis bail and must stay at least 2 kms away from his home. And what did Sheikh Sayah do to deserve this punishment? Nothing. Well he did - he is resisting the government's wish to destroy his village.
Europe seems to be experiencing the "Afghan syndrome" caused by the return of soldiers who have served in Afghanistan. Many already note that the times of the "Vietnam syndrome" are back. Serious talks about this emerged when a Corporal who has served in Afghanistan was detained in France on suspicion of murder and cannibalism
Two massive explosions struck the Iranian embassy in south Beirut Tuesday morning; according to the Lebanese Minister of Health at least 23 people were killed including the cultural attaché at the embassy, Ebrahim Ansari and more than 150 wounded, but the number could rise. Several buildings near the embassy were also seriously damaged
Lebanon is a Mediterranean state with a population of four million people bordering Syria in the east and north, and Israel in the south. State power is organized in accordance with the division of the society into religious communities. In 1975, the Lebanese civil war broke out between the Muslim and Christian communities