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Labour candidate claims Winston Churchill was racist

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Winston Churchill was a ‘racist and white supremacist’, a Labour candidate in next year’s general election has claimed. The war leader’s grandson Sir Nicholas Soames today slammed the ‘deeply insulting’ views expressed by Benjamin Whittingham, who is standing for Parliament in the Wyre and Preston North seat. The Labour candidate made the outburst on Twitter, after it was announced that... 

Can Germany turn its back on USA? No, it can't

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After the division of Germany into two German states, the western part of the country was raped by allies-occupants, while the Soviets got the eastern part. The Soviet Union did not end its existence, when Soviet leaders blessed the Germans for unification and promised to withdraw troops from the territory of the GDR. The troops were withdrawn practically nowhere, as there were no apartments prepared... 

Japan’s Nagasaki marks 69th anniversary of US bombing

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Japan has marked the 69th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city of Nagasaki by the United States in 1945. A ceremony commemorating the victims of the US nuclear attack was held in Nagasaki’s Peace Park on Saturday. The event was attended by the aging survivors of the bombing, relatives of the victims and high-ranking Japanese officials. In a speech at the ceremony, Nagasaki Mayor pledged... 

500 B.C. coins will be returned to Greece after found during New York auction

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Coins shown from the Greek colony Akragas, Circa 409-406 B.C. A collection of ancient coins dating back to 500 B.C. are being returned to Greece after the New York prosecution of a prominent collector from Rhode Island. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. and Greek officials scheduled a ceremony today in New York marking the repatriation of the coins. The coins were part of a case against... 

NASA Releases Report On Ancient Roman UFO Accounts

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NASA has published a report concerning ancient Roman UFO accounts, the report entitled “Unidentified Flying Objects In Classical Antiquity” was compiled by Richard B. Stothers. Stothers, who was a graduate of Harvard, had four papers published in the Astrophysical Journal, and was also a member of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies until his death in 2011. The following is an extract... 

Armenia slams Turkey's condolences over World War 1

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Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan Armenia has dismissed Turkey’s condolences over the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman troops during the First World War. On Thursday, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan did not acknowledge Ankara’s move and instead accused Turkey of showing “utter denial” in failing to recognize the massacre as genocide. “The Armenian genocide… is alive as far... 

America, minus the mask: The dream is over

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America is a nation of killers. It always has been, from the first Pilgrims who set foot in Massachusetts and later murdered the very people who had saved them from starvation. The entire American population is trapped in a self-delusion that they are heroes, fighting an endless string of evil enemies. But in fact their targeted enemies have always been innocent people, usually minding their own business,... 

North, South Koreas hold high-level talks in years

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Top officials from North Korea and the neighboring South have held the highest-level government talks in years, ahead of the planned reunion of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War. Talks between the two sides were held on Wednesday at the border truce village of Panmunjom on the southern side of the border. The last official high-level meetings between North and South Korea were held in December... 

Ancient Chinese used bamboo sticks as calculator

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Approximately 2,300 years ago the ancient Chinese wrote the world’s oldest decimal multiplication table on bamboo sticks. According to experts, it was a very effective calculator that let one do the calculations not only with integers but also fractions. No country in the world had similar calculators at that time. Five years ago, Beijing Tsinghua University received a gift of nearly two and... 

US tested biological weapons in Japan’s Okinawa in the 60s

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The American army conducted experiments with biological weapons aimed at destroying rice crops on the Japanese island of Okinawa in the 60s, Kyodo news agency reports. The alleged target of the tests was the China and Southeast Asia region. Citing classified US documents, Japanese news agency Kyodo said the US military carried out experiments on their sovereign territory between 1961 and 1962. At... 

Russian Inventor of AK-47 rifle Mikhail Kalashnikov dies at 94

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The inventor of the iconic AK-47 assault rifle, Mikhail Kalashnikov, has died at the age of 94. His ingenuity earned him widespread admiration, but his legacy became more controversial when his weapons were used in some of the world’s bloodiest conflicts. “Mikhail Kalashnikov’s entire life is a shining example of dedication to serving your country,” said a statement from Defense... 

US Air Force once dropped live hydrogen bomb on North Carolina

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The US Air Force inadvertently dropped an atomic bomb over North Carolina in 1961. If a simple safety switch had not prevented the explosive from detonating, millions of lives across the northeast would have been at risk, a new document has revealed. The revelation offers the first conclusive evidence after decades of speculation that the US military narrowly avoided a self-inflicted disaster. The... 

CIA finally admits it masterminded Iran’s 1953 coup

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Late Iranian Prime Minister Mohammad Mosaddeq (seated), who was overthrown in a US-British coup in 1953 Iran’s Foreign Ministry says the newly-released documents on US involvement in a 1953 coup against a popular Iranian government reveal no previously-unknown information and do nothing to fade Washington’s crimes. Speaking at his weekly press conference on Tuesday, Abbas Araqchi said that the... 

More and more people are making up Holocaust memoirs

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Joe Corry claims in a book that he was at a death camp that never existed Could there be anything more twisted than these Holocaust fantasists? How more and more people are making up memoirs about witnessing Nazi crimes. Just four days before the end of the war in Europe, a unit of Canadian soldiers was advancing through a thick forest in the north-east of Holland. Accompanying them was a member of... 

Putin: '80% of First Soviet Government was Jewish'

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Russian president Vladimir Putin has said that Jews made up “80 to 85 percent of the first government of the Soviet Union” following the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917. Putin’s speech, made on June 13 2013, was reported by the official Jewish Telegraphic Agency in an article six days later dealing with Putin’s visit to the Moscow “Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center.” According to the JTA... 
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