21st Century Wire | For Brazilians to say no to massive parties like the World Cup and the Olympics means their socioeconomic situation is in real trouble.
StratRisks | Israel is set to send warships to the Eastern Mediterranean for a joint military exercise with Cyprus
PressTV | Pressing Turkey for full restoration of full diplomatic relations with Israel, two sides addressed issues pertaining to Cyprus
Huffington Post | According to the Italian news agency ANSA, a team of archeologists working in the ancient Phrygian city of Hierapolis in southwestern Turkey claims to have located the Plutonium, or Pluto’s Gate — an ancient pilgrim site considered the entryway to the underworld
Patrick Henningsen | No run on the banks today, but the people begin to talk about what’s going to happen next…
World Affairs Journal | Would Turkey be a moderating influence on political Islam, in particular on the Muslim Brotherhood parties now dominant in much of the new Middle East?
RT | Surprise, surprise…
21st Century Wire says… It’s worth noting with this significant story today, that most western media news outlets are running the headline ‘Suicide Bombing at US Embassy’ even though such details are not yet available. The RT report below contains an eye-witness statement which clearly indicates that it was not a suicide bomb. One should be aware of the [...]
NATO has begun deploying surface-to-air missiles and troops on Turkey’s border with Syria. The Alliance approved the reinforcements last month, after Ankara requested support. NATO claims the move is to help defend its member from the conflict in Syria. But Moscow said the deployment will only serve to escalate tension in the region. Germany and [...]
The chemical scare around Syria is receiving a skeptical response not only from Assad’s government, but now the very people seeking to bring him down. A senior rebel official has dismissed Washington’s reports that Assad was arming chemical warheads, saying it was all part of a media game.