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Former Israel president faces 4 years in jail after being found guilty of rape

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Guilty: Moshe Katsav, who was president of Israel from 2000 to 2007, has been convicted of rape in a Tel Aviv court ‘Riddled with lies’: Former Israel president Moshe Katsav facing four years behind bars after being found guilty of rape. The former president of Israel has been found guilty of two charges of rape this morning. Moshe Katsav, who was in charge of Israel for seven years from... 

Israeli discovery: first humans came out of Middle East and not Africa

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Professor Avi Gopher, a researcher from Tel Aviv University's Institute of Archaeology, holds a pre-historic tooth at Qesem cave, an excavation site near the town of Rosh Ha'ayin Scientists could be forced to re-write the history of the evolution of modern man after the discovery of 400,000-year-old human remains. Until now, researchers believed that homo sapiens, the direct descendants of... 

UFO shot out of sky above Israeli nuclear plant, military says

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An unidentified flying object was shot down in the skies above Israel's Dimona nuclear plant, pictured here in 2004. The Israeli Air Force shot down an unidentified flying object (UFO) over the Dimona nuclear plant in the Negev Desert Thursday, the Israel Defense Forces said. The object appeared in a designated no-fly zone, the air force was scrambled and the object was shot down, the IDF said. The... 

al-Qaeda: Swedish blasts only the beginning

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Taimour Abdulwahab Al-Abdaly, the Stockholm bomber was once a fun-loving party guy, said friends and family. He even had an Israeli girlfriend. An internet posting on Monday, attributed to a senior al-Qaeda leader in Iraq, warned that last weekend’s deadly bombings in Stockholm were “only the beginning”, and threatened attacks against Nato and Europe. In an audio recording on the... 

North Korea threatens nuclear war

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North Korea has warned that US-South Korean cooperation could bring a nuclear war to the region, as the South began artillery drills amid lingering tension nearly three weeks after the North’s deadly shelling of a South Korean island. The South’s naval live-fire drills are scheduled to run Monday through Friday at 27 sites. The regularly scheduled exercises are getting special attention... 

China to award prize to rival Nobel

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Police officer stands guard besides the picture of jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo outside the Chinese government liaison office in Hong Kong Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010. Protesters rallied in Hong Kong on Sunday for the release of the jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner. Enraged by Nobel Committee’s choice, China to award rival peace prize. Only three weeks after the idea was first publicly floated,... 

North Korea attacks South Korean island; 2 dead

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North Korea bombarded a South Korean island near their disputed western border Tuesday, setting buildings ablaze and killing at least two marines after warning the South to halt military drills in the area, South Korean officials said. South Korea said it returned fire and scrambled fighter jets in response, and said the “inhumane” attack on civilian areas violated the 1953 armistice halting... 

Somali gangs ran sex ring in 3 US States, Authorities Say

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Twenty-nine people have been indicted in a sex trafficking ring in which Somali gangs in Minneapolis allegedly forced girls under age 14 into prostitution in Minnesota, Tennessee, Ohio and other unnamed places, according to an indictment unsealed Monday. The indictment, unsealed in U.S. District Court in the Middle District of Tennessee, said one of the gangs’ goals was recruiting females under... 

Indonesia admits men were tortured, after video release

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Indoneisa has admitted it's soldiers tortured a Papuan man Indonesia has admitted that its soldiers had tortured Papuan men seen in an online video being beaten and humiliated, and promised a thorough investigation. The soldiers applied a burning stick to the genitals of one of the unarmed detainees and threatened another with a knife as they interrogated them over the location of a weapons cache,... 

Attacks in southern Russia kill 2 police, wound 5

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Relatives mourn Gusalov Alan, 42, killed in a suicide car attack. Several attacks in Russia’s volatile North Caucasus region have left two police officers dead and another five wounded, officials said Saturday. The ministry’s branch in the Caspian Sea province of Dagestan says one officer was gunned down late Friday on the outskirts of the regional capital, Makhachkala. Another policeman... 

British SIS Hit Team Kills Top US Oil Expert For Breaking Gulf Oil Spill News Blackout

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A grim Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) report prepared for Prime Minister Putin states that a British Secret Intelligence Service (SIS, also known as MI6) ‘hit team’ was behind the assassination Matthew Simmons [photo top right] who was one of the United States top oil experts and the most outspoken critic of the US and BP’s handling of the Gulf of Mexico oil leak catastrophe. According... 

Obama Warns World Leaders ‘Millions Could Die’ From Gulf Oil Disaster

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A sobering report circulating in the Kremlin today from President Medvedev’s meeting with other World leaders at the G8 summit in Muskoka, Ontario states that President Obama has warned his counterparts that the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster “will most likely kill millions, perhaps tens of millions” of people during the coming year. Fueling Obama’s dire assessment of this “Gulf Apocalypse”,... 

US begins Massive Military build up Around Iran preparing for War

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US is Sending Up To 4 New Carrier Groups In Region Debkafile’s military sources report a decision by the Obama administration to boost US military strength in the Mediterranean and Persian Gulf regions in the short term with an extra air and naval strike forces and 6,000 Marine and sea combatants. Carrier Strike Group 10, headed by the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier, sails out of the US... 

Polish plane crash Survivors Shot, Filmer Stabbed to death?

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The filmer of this video was stabbed, he survived and in the hospital was stabbed again twice killing him. Officials say it is a coincidence. PLEASE WATCH IN 480P RESOLUTION TO SEE ALL THE DETAILS Regime Change By Plane Crash http://tiny.pl/htmt5 Poland Slams Plane Crash Investigation Following Release Of Video http://tiny.pl/htmt1 Smolensk tragedy: why is Donald Tusk lying? Asks Polskaweb http://tiny.pl/htmtj NOW... 

Two muslim suicide bomber women kill at least 37 people in bomb attacks on Moscow metro

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* Two bombs, 40mins apart, detonated during morning rush hour * At least 37 people dead, 65 injured * Chechen Muslims claimed responsibility. Rouble falls Two female suicide bombers killed at least 37 people and injured 65 by targeting two packed Moscow tube trains during the busy rush hour today. President Dmitry Medvedev declared Russia would act ‘without compromise’ to root out terrorists... 
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