In keeping with the concept of "unmournable bodies" limned by Teju Cole in the New Yorker (more on this below), news arrives today of yet another clutch of unimportant, unmournable deaths at the hands of extremist violence. From McClatchy:
One Russian bank under sanctions from the US and European nations is going back to the good old days.
Following the adoption of its new military doctrine signed by President Vladimir Putin in December which identifies NATO expansion as an external risk...
Turkish President's Stunning Outburst: The French Are Behind The Charlie Hebdo Massacre; Mossad Blamed
Ron Paul's Texas Straight Talk 1/12/15: The Paris Killers and the Tragedy of Blowback
In his annual "state-of-the-kingdom" address on Jan. 6, Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah hoped to reassure the world that his country is prepared to absorb the economic shock of plummeting oil prices and to deal with the worsening conflict in its t
"Dear Muslim world: I am one of your estranged sons, who views you from without and from afar--from France, where so many of your children live today.
A court in Egypt has overturned the convictions for embezzlement of former President Hosni Mubarak and his two sons and ordered a retrial.
Fox News madness : Birmingham is a no go city for non-Muslims and London has police enforcing Sharia law.
Its anti-Islamic stance has drawn support from thousands of people.
After the tragic shooting at a provocative magazine in Paris last week, I pointed out that given the foreign policy positions of France we must consider blowback as a factor.
Upcoming 2015 year will be all about further moves towards the integration of Eurasia as the US is progressively squeezed out of Eurasia, Pepe Escobar believes.
It has been revealed that the Paris shooters lived and trained with the Underwear Bomber. Here is an excerpt from Police State 4: The Rise of FEMA which shows how US agencies worked to protect the bomber before and during the operation and tried to s
By the standards of the House of Hanover, from whom he stems, his vulgarities and follies seem mild.
The wave of terror that left 17 people dead in and around Paris has ushered in a new sense of insecurity across Europe -- but also what could be a defining moment for the anti-immigrant, anti-Islam forces of the far right.
There has been a global outpouring of support for free speech (more precisely, speech without consequence) in the wake of a recent tragedy…well let's have Time Magazine tell the tale:
Compare the worldwide saturation press coverage of the terrorist killings in Paris of 17 people, including 12 journalists at the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, with the minimalist coverage of the even more heinous mass slaughter of innocent
PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia - While Indonesia's navy said divers had not yet found the black boxes from the AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea two weeks ago, searchers on Sunday honed in on intense pings detected amid a growing belief that the
France vowed to combat terrorism with "a cry for freedom" in a giant rally for unity Sunday after a three-day spree of violence horrified the world. Police searched for a woman linked to the three al-Qaida-inspired attackers, but a Turkish official s
Shoppers thronged grocery stores across Caracas today as deepening shortages led the government to put Venezuela's food distribution under military protection.
A tail section from the AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea late last month, killing all 162 people on board, became the first major wreckage lifted off the ocean floor Saturday, but the all-important black boxes were not found inside.
Al Qaeda militants in Syria are plotting attacks to inflict mass casualties in the West, possibly against transport systems or "iconic targets", the head of Britain's MI5 Security Service said on Thursday.
With explosions and gunfire, security forces on Friday ended a three-day terror spree around Paris, killing the two al-Qaida-linked brothers who staged a murderous rampage at a satirical newspaper and an associate who seized a kosher supermarket to t
The bodies haven't been buried and the killers are on the loose, but that didn't prevent anti-Islam politicians across Europe from seizing on the Jan. 7 massacre in Paris.
The Swiss are rich, happy, gun-owning, peace-loving people.
Windchill readings ranging from 25 to 35 below zero "will continue today and tonight" for the Twin Cities area, and much of central and southeastern Minnesota, according to the National Weather Service.
Prince Andrew's 'sex slave' Virginia Roberts 'is writing a tell-all memoir about their alleged trysts at home of US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein'.
As Ukraine Ceasefire Holds, Resistance Grows to Sanctions.
Two masked men shout "we have avenged the prophet" and "God is greatest" between rounds of heavy gunfire.
Over the last week, more publications, including Zero Hedge, have started reporting on a still developing nuclear problem at the largest nuclear plant in Europe. This news has been widely circulated in Eastern Europe over the last few weeks.