RT | Despite being quick to condemn Russian military manoeuvers, NATO is conducting wide-scale war games in the Baltic states and creating a “line of troops” across Eastern Europe.
Tony Cartalucci | If American TV is used to brainwash North Koreans, wouldn’t that suggest it was used to brainwash Americans too?
Sputnik | European Union leaders have given the go ahead for a propaganda war with Russia.
The Hill | The Obama administration reportedly threatened to “cut off” Germany from its vast intelligence resources if it provided legal aide to leaker Edward Snowden.
Sputnik | Hundreds are killed and wounded after suicide bombers attacked two mosques in Yemen’s capital.
RT | The Netherlands has denied reports that the Malaysia Airlines plane was downed by a Buk missile, killing all 298 passengers and crew last July.
RT | US Central Command announced that the military bombed an unmanned drone being operated by the extremist group in Iraq.
London Independent | North Korea is ‘not afraid of war,’ the diplomat said.
Truth Revolt | She burned the Koran.
Kyodo News | The result marks the first confirmation of a meltdown of the reactor in the wake of the March 2011 massive earthquake and tsunami.
Sputnik News | “We knew that there would be violence”.
CNS News | Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) said on Wednesday that the Islamic State is “as Islamic as the Ku Klux Klan is Christian.”
BizPac Review | At least 17 Western tourists were massacred in the capital of Tunisia on Wednesday.
RT | A Virginia state senator who once thanked the Syrian government for defending Christians is worried about the fate of Damascus.
London Guardian | Netanyahu promises to form ‘strong and stable’ government but victory puts Israel on collision course with international community.
Sputnik | The main goal of the current snap drills is to assess combat readiness of Russian forces deployed in the Arctic region, according to Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.
RT | Some 350 people have been detained.
Washington’s Blog | US proxy militias in Afghanistan “enforce their will through beatings and rape”, say new reports.
Sputnik | Russian ground troops on the Baltic will receive Iskander missile complexes in the framework of snap combat readiness exercises involving fighters and bombers.
RT | The Latvian armed forces claim they have detected two Russian Kilo-class submarines and a research vessel 27 and 30 nautical miles outside the country’s territorial waters.
RT | Police have reportedly been allowed to use live rounds.
Zero Hedge | Spot the number of lies.
RT | Allegations are just a “tip of an iceberg”.
London Telegraph | Russian president says life “would be boring without gossip” as he attends meeting in Saint Petersburg on Monday, after days of rumours about his absence.
RT | Nearly 100,000 soldiers are taking part in massive 10-day military exercises across Venezuela, which were staged to counter an alleged US threat.
Reuters |More than 45,000 Russian troops as well as war planes and submarines started military exercises across much of the country on Monday.
NEO | US policymakers admit that Iran’s strategy is “largely defensive,” and both aggressive and defensive tendencies are largely in response to US policy in the Middle East and Central Asia.
RT | Thousands of demonstrators have united across Canada to take action against proposed anti-terrorism legislation known as Bill C-51.
RT | UK authorities have banned filming at Harmondsworth immigration removal center.
Washington’s Blog | “In the Ukraine, the only way that the United States can have any effect in this region and turn the tide is to start killing Russians.”
Sputnik | Brennan has said that the United States does not want to see the collapse of President Al-Assad’s government in Syria.
London Telegraph | Speculation over the whereabouts of the Russian president continues as Swiss tabloid claims his girlfriend has given birth.
RT | China has called upon Japan to “remain on the pathway of peace.”
AFP | Regime leader Kim Jong-un personally supervised show of force, says Seoul, with seven missiles coming down off east coast.
RT | The self-proclaimed leader of the Islamic State has accepted a pledge of allegiance from Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
Sputnik | More than 1.5 million Europeans have signed a petition to prevent EU from entering a secretive trade alliance with the United States.
Sputnik | A recent observation of Syria’s nighttime lights reveals that 83% of the country’s lights have gone out since the start of the military conflict in 2011.
The Temple Institute | Physically attacked and accosted by screaming burka-veiled Muslim woman.
RT | Washington has asked Vietnam to prevent Russia from using the Cam Ranh Bay naval base.
RT | The SU-25’s chief designer has told German media that the fighter jet could not possibly have taken down the passenger plane.
Michael Krieger | We ourselves in the European Union provoked the conflict through our territorial expansionism in the Ukraine.
London Guardian | Islamic State videos featuring ‘Jihadi John’ Mohammed Emwazi were preceded by mock run of killing videos in which they were unharmed.
Zero Hedge | King Salman bin Abdulaziz vowed on Tuesday to limit the impact of lower oil prices on economic growth.
London Independent | But experts say the discovery is unlikely to aid them with discovering the wreckage of the plane, now lost for more than a year.
Sputnik | Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov said that Moscow would respond to NATO military buildup near Russian border “in an adequate way.”
Washington’s Blog | Wants Ukraine to Follow Finnish Model.
Breitbart | Wealthy Saudi and Gulf sources paid for over $8.6 million of the ISBCC mega-mosque’s $15.6 million price tag.
London Independent | Items on display to delegations from governments likely to include Saudi Arabia, Kazakhstan and Egypt are sniper rifles, computer and phone-hacking tools and a crowd-control sonic ‘projector’.
RT | France, along with Belgium, has seen the largest figures of radicalized Islamists who left home to join the Islamic state in their war in Syria and Iraq.
RT | An unidentified drone has been spotted over a naval communications center near Paris.