This week's edition of Nature magazine brings a chilling article on the horrendous effects of agricultural chemicals in pesticides on invertebrates and the soil. The key words: even at 'safe' levels. The results were drawn from several studies in different continents and reveal that in polluted areas, up to forty-two per cent of species were lost...
Suppose the G8, for once, suppose the G20, for once, suppose the United Nations Organization, for once, came clean and told us the truth, the whole truth and nothing but, without the verborrea, without the pompous verbosity which hides the fact that our world is as uncivilized as ever, while cloaked in a sinister cloud of pretense.
Russian multi-purpose fighter jet Su-35S that has never been presented abroad, successfully performed its first demonstration flight at the air show in Le Bourget, near Paris. Before the audience of the prestigious airshow, the 4 + + generation fighter, created by Sukhoi Design Bureau, demonstrated aerobatic stunts, including the spin
Activists of the infamous international women's movement Femen, who stage semi-naked protest actions around the world, conducted another topless action, this type in Ukraine's capital of Kiev. Two girls, one of them wearing only her panties, arranged a night raid on the place, where President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko was spending the night
Vladimir Putin risks to find himself isolated at the G8 summit in Lough Erne. The remaining 7 members of the summit are ready to unite on the issue of Syria and try to put pressure on Putin. In case of failure, a general statement on the topic can be made without Putin's participation in it, as was suggested by British Prime Minister David Cameron
One of the greatest ironies in American government during the past few decades has been that many of the individuals who have held the position of Attorney General of the United States-the top law enforcement position in the country-have also been the most lawless, amoral, hypocritical reprobates in American history
Not so fast Mr. Hope and Change. Haven't you heard? There's a new Sheriff in town in the Middle East. President Putin reminded Barry that he's in charge. He already reminded Netanyahu recently after Israel fired into Damascus in early May. Afterward, Bibi sang a different tune. Putin's talent as a Judo expert is always useful in these situations
John Kerry's mission is in jeopardy. The United States continues to put pressure on the Israelis and Palestinians in order to speed up the resumption of peace talks suspended in 2010. This week, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was going to visit the Middle East, but his visit was postponed because of consultations on Syria in the White House
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the first flight in space performed by a woman. "Hey Sky, take off your hat, I'm coming to you," the first female cosmonaut uttered these words when the order "start" was given and the rocket went up into the sky. Tereshkova spent in space 2 days, 22 hours, and 50 minutes
The gossip-mongers are for the second consecutive week linking André Villas-Boas, the Tottenham Hotspur manager, to Paris Saint-Germain, whose manager Carlo Ancelotti is replacing José Mourinho at Real Madrid. Is Gareth Bale also leaving Spurs?
The name of the new Iranian President, who substitutes Mahmoud Ahmadi-Nejád, ia Hasan Rohani, who won a free and fair election with over fifty per cent of the vote. Considered a moderate reformist, President Rohani is graduated in law and has great experience in external relations.
Russia's Kaliningrad enclave has turned to the West. Producers of the region are trying to refocus on the European market. Previous attempts to create conditions for the development of trade relations in the Kaliningrad region failed. Apecial tourist and recreational economic zone Curonian Spit was established in the region in 2007
The issue of secret CIA prisons has resurfaced in Poland again. Waleed Mohammed Bin Attash, a native of Yemen, appears as a victim of the new scandal. Amnesty International and the ECHR have already joined the case, while Poland has found itself in a storm of criticism. Warsaw continues to hold the line and drag out the investigation