Bolivian President Evo Morales has established a new military academy in the eastern town of Warnes, and pledged it will deal with the US “imperial oppression” in Latin America and all over the world. “While the empire’s [as Morales refers to the US – ed.] military schools teach how to dominate the world, this school will help us learn to free ourselves from imperial oppression. We’ll be a school for the defense of the people, and not the empire,” Morales said at the opening.
Are we seeing the start of a new anti-Islamic State coalition with Russia, Iran and China’s involvement in Syria? How could it influence the balance of power in the region? What reaction could be expected from the West, particularly from the countries involved in Syria? China is set to increase its involvement in the Middle East by providing military training and humanitarian aid in Syria.
A Jewish man has been stabbed by a Muslim attacker in the French city of Strasbourg, according to local media sources. He is has been taken to hospital and is in a stable condition, while the perpetrator has been arrested and is being questioned by police.
China’s navy has carried out deep-sea military exercises in the Sea of Japan, just days after Tokyo warned against escalating tensions in the region following a record number of Chinese government vessels being spotted around a group of disputed islands. As reported by the Xinhua newspaper, citing a source in the navy, the exercises started on Thursday and lasted through Friday. The source did not disclose the exact location of the drills, but said they were done in a “certain part of the Sea of Japan.”
Sacrifice to Shiva at CERN? Officials launch investigation after video of ‘spoof’ ritual emerges — RT Viral
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Officials from CERN, an organization hosting the largest particles physics laboratory in the world, are looking for those involved in a rather disturbing video aiming to show a fake ritual human sacrifice on campus. The footage shot at night in front of a Shiva statue on the premises of the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) campus in Geneva shows people in black cloaks and a woman in a white dress who was stabbed with a shiny metallic object which looked like a knife.
An “active shooter” scare at JFK caused a panic and sent the NYPD’s anti-terrorism unit racing to the Queens airport Sunday night, officials said The reports ultimately turned out to be unfounded, according to authorities, who had not pinned down what caused them early Monday
Russia and China have voiced worries about the planned deployment of an advanced US missile system to the Korean Peninsula, saying that such a move poses a threat to security in the already tense region.In a statement released on Friday, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said Moscow and Beijing share a “mutual serious concern” over the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile system in the South Korean territory. Russia and China believe that such actions by the US and South Korea “can inflict serious damage on the strategic security of neighboring countries … and will further complicate the situation on the Korean Peninsula,” the statement added.