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Peace Prize from UNESCO for French PM Hollande for War Crimes in Mali?

Jason Liosatos | Did Francois Hollande really just collect a peace prize??

NBC Admits: Gulf Sea Floor ‘Fault’ Possible, ‘Potential For An Indefinite Release Of Oil’

Before Its News | Official lies and hidden agenda continue to mount in the wake of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

United Arab Emirates helps Joplin ‘think big’ in rebuilding tornado-scarred schools

Washington Post | Arab Emirates rescue Joplin, Kansas school system from tornado damage shortfall.

HERE THEY COME: ‘Google poised for retail launch’

Marketing Week | Google set to compete with Apple in the retail space now.

Shocking: UK sells arms to Sri Lanka’s brutal regime

Jerome Taylor | Britain is selling millions of pounds worth of small arms and ammunition to Sri Lanka.

Pirates of the Caribbean: iGambling hub beats US over copyright in WTO

RT | Antigua and Barbuda have beaten the US in a trade battle over online gambling.

In India: 6-year-old raped, beaten and brutalized

Times of India | India continues to hit new levels in the international sexual violence league tables.

Oscar Preview: Best Propaganda Film (SPOILER CLIP!)

YouTube | Benny and Kevin present the award for ‘Best Propaganda in a Motion Picture’

Cashless Future is Here: France To Prohibit Any Cash Payments Over €1,000

John Matonis | The Cashless Society is already being rolled out in Europe.

Julian Assange Ecuadorian Embassy Stay ‘Cost Police £2.9m’

Huff Post | The Assange bill is mounting by the day, prompting questions about the usefulness of the operation.

VIDEO: The Next Generation of Surveillance

YouTube | AI is now a reality in ‘eye in the sky’ technology and drones.

Israel blackmailing Palestinians into working as spies

Israeli Security Services are blackmailing Palestinians into working as spies against their own people, or face jail – or worse…

At Pentagon, ‘Pivot to Asia’ becomes ‘Shift to Africa’

21WIRE + WP | The Pentagon has also expanded operations with the only permanent U.S. base on the continent, Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti, which serves as a hub for counter-terrorism missions in Somalia and Yemen.

Ahrar al-Sham jihadists emerge from shadows in north Syria

Daily Star ATME, Syria:  Jihadist group Ahrar  al-Sham is emerging from the shadows of the  larger rebel outfit Al-Nusra Front  as key player in northern Syria,  playing up its nationalist roots and more moderate form of Islam. Fighters from the group, whose name means in Arabic the “Free Men of Syria”,  are mainly to be […]

Mexico: 9-Year-Old Gives Birth To Daughter

21st Century Wire says… They say that the age on consent in Vatican City was on 12 yrs old only a few years ago. This young girl is not far off that. It’s beyond belief to consider the ramifications of this, ta recent story out of Mexico… One of the most miraculous, weirdest and amazing medical findings that […]

Prisoner X throws spotlight on Israel’s treatment of those it regards as enemies

The Ben Zygier case suggests Israel is not sticking to its 2006 promise not to hold prisoners in secret outside of international legal norms Peter BeaumontGuardian The infamous case of Prisoner X – revealed this week to be Australian dual national and Mossad agent Ben Zygier, who killed himself in solitary confinement in an Israeli […]

Israel State Censor Partially Lifts Media Gag on ‘Prisoner X’

Move comes after global coverage of case of top-secret detainee, said to be Mossad agent, who died in Israeli prison Harriet Sherwood in Jerusalem Alison Rourke in SydneyGuardian The Israeli authorities have partially lifted a gag order concerning a man known as “Prisoner X”, following widespread international coverage of the case of the top-secret detainee […]

US Officials: Iran and Hezbollah build Syrian militia networks in event Assad falls

21st Century Wire says… Here’s a popular talking point coming out of Washington now. Clearly, US and Israeli officials are worried about the effectiveness of Hezbollah and Iran fighting their Islamist terrorist proxies in Syria… Karen De Young Washington Post Iran and Hezbollah, its Lebanese proxy, are building a network of militias inside Syria to […]

The Pope Leaves as Epoch of Worshipping Leaders is Ending

Jason Liosatos | The man in the red shoes and funny red hat is on his way out the door. Is another Vatican scandal brewing?

Patrick Henningsen Interview in Lebanon

Jason Liasatos: “My interview with geopolitical analyst Patrick Henningsen in Lebanon – We talked about the unfolding Middle East situation, with Patrick helping us to understand some of the complicated background and nuances of the crisis there. We also discussed the serious situation escalating in Mali, with the western intervention gathering momentum spearheaded by the […]