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Bolivia declares Israel a “terrorist state” and revokes travel visas

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An Israeli artillery gun fires a 155mm shell towards the Gaza Strip from a position near the border on July 30, 2014. Bolivia has declared Israel a “terrorist state” and revoked a visa exemption agreement with Tel Aviv in protest at the ongoing Israeli attacks on the besieged Gaza Strip. The move “means, in other words, we are declaring (Israel) a... 

Putin Issues Feared “Dead Hand” Order As Global War Nears

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A grim report issued by The Strategic Missile Forces (SMF), which is the main component of Russia’s Strategic Nuclear Forces (SNF), states that President Putin earlier today issued a feared “Dead Hand” order not used since 26 September 1983 when the nuclear early warning system of the Soviet Union twice reported the launch of American Minuteman intercontinental... 

Kiev forces fire ballistic missiles into East Ukraine – CNN

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In the past two days Kiev’s forces have launched several short-range ballistic missiles into areas in east Ukraine controlled by self-defense forces, CNN reports, citing US government sources. The move “marks a major escalation” in the Ukrainian crisis, CNN said. “Three US officials confirmed to me a short time ago that US intelligence over the last... 

North Korea Vows to Nuke White House If Threatened

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un inspects the tactical rocket firing drill of the units of the Korean People’s Army (KPA) Strategic Force on July 10, 2014. A senior North Korean official says his country will wage nuclear war on the United States if the autonomy of his country is threatened, the Korea Times reported. “If the U.S. ever threatens our autonomy... 

US wants WWIII because its big banks are insolvent

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An American author and columnist says the United States wants to start a third world war because most of its big banks are insolvent. Dean Henderson with the Veterans Today made the remarks in a phone interview with Press TV on Monday as he commented on recent remarks made by White House Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications Ben Rhodes... 

​8 children killed as missiles hit Gaza playground, hospital

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Hopes for an imminent end to the Gaza conflict are fading, with renewed violence bringing new casualties. Israel and Hamas blame each other after eight children were killed and 46 others injured by a missile that landed in a Gaza refugee camp playground. Monday was marred by renewed violence in war-torn Gaza, where the Israeli operation against Hamas has been... 

Egypt destroys 13 more Gaza tunnels

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Egyptian soldiers use bulldozers to destroy tunnels on the border with Egypt and the Gaza Strip. Egypt has demolished 13 more tunnels between the country and the Gaza Strip, which has been under an Israeli blockade for the past seven years. The army said on Sunday that it had destroyed the tunnels in the Sinai Peninsula, but did not say when they were demolished. The... 

Ukraine used phosphorous incendiaries, cluster bombs against cities

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Ukrainian troops have on many occasions used incendiary weapons and cluster bombs against militia-held cities, acts that are banned under the international law regulating warfare, the Russian military said. The accusation was voiced on Friday by Major General Viktor Poznikhir, the deputy commander of the chief operations branch of the Russian General Staff.... 

Ukraine Accidentally Shot Down MH17 During Exercises – Kiev Source

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Buk missile system confused Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 with Ukrainian fighter jets. A source within the Ukrainian defense department claims that Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was accidentally shot down by Ukrainian troops during a military exercise in near Donetsk which took place on July 17. “On July 17 the commanding officer of 156th Anti-Aircraft Regiment... 

40 Ukraine shells hit Russia’s Rostov

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A Russian security official says up to 40 shells fired by Ukrainian forces have fallen on Russia’s Rostov Province near the border with eastern Ukraine. Vasily Malayev, a regional representative of Russia’s Federal Security Service branch devoted to border security, said Friday that some 30 shells had landed in a village in the Rostov region. Malayev... 

Hillary Clinton says Putin is guilty for the MH17 tragedy in Ukraine

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Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton says Russian President Vladimir Putin bears responsibility for the crash of the Malaysian passenger plane. “I think if there were any doubt it should be gone by now, that Vladimir Putin, certainly indirectly through his support of the insurgents in eastern Ukraine and the supply of advanced weapons and, frankly,... 

McDonald’s food likely to be banned in Russia

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The production and sales of some of McDonald’s products is likely to be banned In Russia. Legal sanctions may affect cheeseburgers and royal cheeseburgers, filet-o-fish, chicken burgers, ice cream with berry fillings and milkshakes. Such requirements were submitted to the Tverskoy Court of Moscow from the Russian Federal Service for Consumer Rights (Rospotrebnadzor)... 

‘We will react to NATO build-up!’ – Putin

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Moscow will respond to NATO’s expansion towards Russia’s borders, President Vladimir Putin said at the emergency Security Council meeting in Moscow. Here are his key quotes on Russia’s defense, Western sanctions, and violence in eastern Ukraine. On NATO’S missile system and Russia’s defense NATO forces have been increasing military presence... 

Israeli soldiers deserve Nobel Peace Prize

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The Nobel Peace Prize should be given to Israeli forces for their “unimaginable restraint” in their offensive against the blockaded Gaza Strip, says the Israeli envoy to the United States. Israeli ambassador Ron Dermer made the appalling remarks at a pro-Israeli event in Washington on Tuesday. The Israeli forces “should be given the Nobel Peace... 

European Union agrees on tougher Russia sanctions

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European Union (EU) foreign ministers have agreed on imposing tougher sanctions against Russian entities and individuals nearly one week after the downing of a Malaysian Airlines plane in Ukraine. On Wednesday, the ministers agreed to draft a new list of Russian entities and individuals by July 24 to be added to the 63 names already targeted by sanctions. The... 
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