The Australian | The prospect of a “yes” vote “horrifies” her household.
AFP | Russia on Saturday sent six ships carrying personnel and equipment to a Soviet-era military base in the Arctic.
Itar-Tass | The high-ranking source said: “Kiev’s statements about a ceasefire were only statements. These are statements only on paper and in the air. In reality, it does not seem to be truth”.
Robert Barsocchini | The USA started carrying out coups, assassinating leaders, and sponsoring terrorism and extremists in Syria in 1948.
The Hill | Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) says President Obama does not need authorization from Congress.
RT | UK PM David Cameron said new sanctions against Russia could be lifted if the warring sides in Ukraine’s conflict agree to honor a ceasefire.
London Evening Standard | Details have begun to emerge about the man arrested for the murder of a great grandmother beheaded in her back garden.
Kurt Nimmo | Both sides in conflict agree to ceasefire.
RT | Some of Russia’s diplomats have joined a digital diplomacy row.
Business Insider | The station chief issued the ‘stand down’ orders on his own authority.”
New American | Signs of strain in the bipartisan consensus against putting “boots on the ground” again in Iraq.
Zero Hedge | So what happens next?
Zero Hedge | Shelling is reported to have started on the eastern outskirts of Mariupol.
Sky News | Scotland Yard gave few details but said that a man is in custody.
Daily Caller | Conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer bemoaned President Barack Obama’s unwillingness to call a spade a spade.
London Guardian | David Cameron ramps up case for UK action as he suggests support of Syria’s president is not needed under international law.
BBC | More than 1,900 people have now died in West Africa’s Ebola outbreak, the World Health Organization (WHO) says.
New American | Rapid Trident will go ahead this month from September 16-26.
Zero Hedge | ISIS threats, it would appear, are not limited to President Obama and his American allies.
RT | UK PM David Cameron is weighing Britain’s options.
RIA Novosti | The Russian Defense Ministry announced on Wednesday that it will hold large-scale strategic missile exercises.
Zero Hedge | Preparations are under way near Ukraine’s western border for a joint military exercise.
Prison Planet.com | As a second video surfaces purportedly showing the beheading of journalist Steven Sotloff, reports emerge that Islamist militias in Libya have taken control of nearly a dozen jetliners.
Michael Krieger | The question as to whether or not he was more than just a journalist is a reasonable one to ask.
Reuters | Unclear whether any insurgent commanders were killed.
Zero Hedge | As if the fearmongery and vitriol of UK, Europe and the US were not enough, the Middle-East’s ‘allied’ leaders are now opining on the threat of ISIS.
RIA Novosti | The Kremlin responded that Putin’s words were misinterpreted and had completely different meaning.
RIA Novosti | Military aggression against Crimea will constitute an attack against Russia, Mikhail Popov, deputy chairman of the Russian Security Council, told RIA Novosti in an interview Tuesday.
RT | Moscow is to review its military doctrine.
Zero Hedge | The rhetoric this morning from Ukraine’s defense minister is the strongest and most actionable yet.
The Intercept | One side described it as a massacre; the other called it an accident.
London Independent | Computer contained plans to develop weaponised bubonic plague and religious justification for chemical attacks.
BBC | Ukrainian forces have withdrawn from the airport of the eastern city of Luhansk following clashes with pro-Russian rebels, military officials say.
RT | Russia’s foreign minister believes that the peace plan offered by the Ukrainian president is “unrealistic”.
London Guardian | The European Union has warned that the apparent incursion of Russian troops on Ukrainian soil pushes the conflict closer to a point of no return.
Zero Hedge | The Islamic State is nothing if not ambitious.
RIA Novosti | US fighter aircraft and unmanned drones have struck the Islamic State (IS) militants near Iraq’s Mosul Dam.
RT | All Russian paratroopers who were detained earlier in the week in eastern Ukraine have been handed over to the Russian side.
Reuters | Up to 6.5 million Syrians are internally displaced.
Prison Planet.com | Russian president warns of nuclear war if Russia is threatened.
Kurt Nimmo | Threat level increase follows supposed beheading of photojournalist Foley.
UK Daily Mirror | Dutch pilot JPC van Heijst came across the gigantic red and orange light when flying from Hong Kong to Alaska and believes a volcano is to blame.
UK Daily Mail | Hours after execution of 300 Syrian soldiers.
Reuters | It was not clear how the government in Kiev would react to the offer.
Agence France-Presse | Rebels have surrounded peacekeepers and demanded they give up their weapons, hours after taking 43 Fijian soldiers hostage.
RT | President Putin has called on self-defense militias in Ukraine to provide Kiev’s military units blocked in the east of the country with a safe humanitarian corridor.
RT | The General also criticized western media outlets for accepting such images and anti-Russian stance at face value.
Reuters | China on Thursday urged the United States to cut back on, or even stop, its close surveillance of the Asian giant using patrol aircraft.
BBC | The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is going to get worse before it gets better, according to the top US public health official.
RT | “Configuration and activity” of NATO forces will impact how Russia proceeds.