Washington Free Beacon | An alleged weapons maker for the Islamic State (IS) claimed that a “radioactive device” has been smuggled into an undisclosed location in Europe.
CNN | Thousands of Marines have been put on a higher state of alert around the world.
RT | Russian gas deliveries were received by Ukraine on Tuesday, with a total of 43.5 million cubic meters to be imported.
Tony Cartalucci | Israel has once again conducted air strikes against the Syrian government and its people.
International Business Times | an attempt to promote transparency in military activities between the two countries.
Washington Times | Congress is increasing procurement of a second bomb-dropping and surveillance unmanned aircraft.
Sputnik | “If Snowden had accepted, he would have a right to Russian citizenship.”
London Independent | Urgent action is needed to minimise the risk of a nuclear war, more than 120 senior military, political and diplomatic figures from across the world have warned.
RT | Syrian officials demanded the UN impose sanctions on Israel after Tel Aviv conducted airstrikes near Damascus Airport.
BBC | The US government says it has released six Guantanamo Bay detainees and sent them to Uruguay for resettlement.
New Yorker | When it comes to Internet freedom, the rest of the world is gradually becoming more like China.
Reuters | A U.S. journalist and a South African teacher held by al Qaeda militants in Yemen were killed.
RT | Blaming the Dutch of mishandling the inquiries into the disaster.
RT | The base will serve as the main British hub for operations in the Persian Gulf.
Washington Free Beacon | White House, State Department refuse to confirm or deny.
Ron Paul | Today the US House passed what I consider to be one of the worst pieces of legislation ever.
RT | Washington and its allies are pursuing a regime change policy towards Russia.
Zero Hedge | Officially called “The Ministry of Information Policy.”
Bill Gertz | China conducted the third flight test of a new hypersonic missile this week.
The Hill | Newly reported documents from government leaker Edward Snowden shine a light on a secret program that the U.S. used to spy on cellphone communications around the world.
London Telegraph | Gunmen sought refuge in empty building after entering the Chechen capital of Grozny in three vehicles and attacking a traffic police checkpoint.
RT | Russia will not get involved in an expensive arms race, the Russian president said.
RT | An American photographer has used a drone to capture amazing images of the area surrounding the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.
RT | A video showing three Sydney police officers brutally beating a young woman has gone viral, with over 750,000 views on Facebook.
Michael Krieger | We are much closer to a serious escalation than most people want to admit.
RT | The Russian jet passed the F-16 within a mere 20 meters.
London Guardian | Washington and Tehran say strikes were not coordinated with US-led coalition against Islamic State.
Business Insider | Traders are claiming that the Russian central bank has stepped back into currency markets to halt the rouble’s slide.
RT | The UN General Assembly has passed an Arab-introduced resolution calling on Israel not to develop, produce or possess nuclear arms.
Reuters | Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday an accident had occurred at the Zaporizhye nuclear power plant.
RT | France’s Socialist-led parliament has passed a symbolic vote to recognize Palestinian statehood.
Zero Hedge | It was only a matter of time before Ukraine’s people finally got angry.
Yahoo News | Videos posted on social media sites Monday show a series of rockets being launched next to an apartment complex in the war-torn city of Donetsk, Ukraine.
Sputnik | New pipeline with annual capacity of 63 bln cubic meters will deliver Russian natural gas to Turkey.
IBT | The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria militants have reportedly developed a nuclear weapon from the radioactive material they seized from the Mosul University in Iraq.
BenSwann.com | According to the report, at least 1,147 unknown civilians have been killed by US drone strikes while pursuing 41 terrorists.
Zero Hedge | The US and Turkey appear to be close to agreeing on the creation of a no-fly-zone along a portion of the Syrian border.
RT | The build-up of NATO forces in Eastern Europe is hostile and destabilizes the Baltic, once the safest region in Europe, a senior Russian diplomat charged.
RT | Russia is launching a new national defense facility.
Business Insider | This was a completely deliberate and put-up job by the Palace.
UK Daily Mail | Expert claims noises mimicked ‘pulse detonation engine’ – which could power rumoured Aurora project.
UK Daily Express | TERRORISTS are plotting to blow up five European passenger jets in a Christmas “spectacular”, security experts say.
CNN | Egypt’s former longtime ruler Hosni Mubarak was cleared of charges in a retrial Saturday.
Eric Zuesse | Malaysians are going public with anger about their having been excluded from the investigation-team.
Moscow Times | Russia’s Strategic Rocket Forces are considering bringing back iconic Soviet-era nuclear missile trains as Moscow pumps money into a complete overhaul its aging nuclear arsenal.
New American | Establishment forces from around the world are exploiting the threat posed by the terrorist group styling itself the “Islamic State.”
Reuters | Gunmen set off three bombs and opened fire on worshippers at the main mosque in north Nigeria’s biggest city Kano.
Tony Cartalucci | Billions of dollars worth of supplies are carried into Syria across NATO member Turkey’s borders via hundreds of trucks a day.
Washington Post | Training a smaller number of Iraqi soldiers rather than trying to stand up an entire army anew.
Press Association | The two are being tested for the disease in Newcastle after arriving in the UK from Africa, Public Health England says.