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Assad may not have known about Chemical Weapons

Assad may not have known about Chemical Weapons

German newspaper Bild am Sonntag paper reported on Sunday that Bashir Al-Assad may not have approved the use of chemical weapons allegedly used by Syrian forces on August 21, that left over 1400 killed. The article cites its source from radio messages intercepted by surveillance from the German naval reconnaissance vessel, the Oker, sailing close […]

Germany now backs EU for strong response on Syria

Germany now backs EU for strong response on Syria

Germany has now agreed to sign a G20 statement calling for a strong response to Syria’s alleged chemical weapon attack that left over 1400 people dead. This position comes after Chancellor Angela Merkel stated that Germany would not be involved in any military action against Syria. It also comes one day short of a vote […]

Tokyo wins Summer 2020 Olympic bid

Tokyo wins Summer 2020 Olympic bid

The International Olympic Committee has elected Tokyo for the summer 2020 Olympics. In the final round of cities bidding to be host, Tokyo won over Madrid and Istanbul after questions over Turkey’s security and Spain’s financial crisis weighed on judges. Tokyo defeated Istanbul 60-36 Saturday in the final round of secret voting. Madrid was eliminated […]

Russia sends naval ship to defend ally Syria in case of attack

Russia sends naval ship to defend ally Syria in case of attack

The Russian state news agency, Interfax, has reported that naval landing ship Nikolai Filchenkov to Syrian waters in preparation of a possible military attack from the United States. “The Nikolai Filchenkov under the command of Captain 2nd Rank Igor Dmitriyenko is immediately going on a distant mission today. The ship will go to Novorossiysk, where […]

Algeria sends humanitarian aid to Namibia after drought

Algeria sends humanitarian aid to Namibia after drought

Algeria has sent humanitarian assistance, which consisted of food, to Namibia which suffered from the worst case of drought in 30 years. Most farms currently are The country’s agricultural output is forecast to decline by 5.5 percent this year before expanding by 6.1 percent in 2014, according to the latest quarterly review issued by the […]

Drive-in Prostitution

Drive-in Prostitution

We’ve heard of quickies, but this is ridiculous. Switzerland is introducing a sex drive-in in Zurich where prostitutes can safely solicit with police guards and social workers looking on, (well we hope not literally). While prostitution is legal in Switzerland, residents have pushed for the trade to be moved to less public places which will […]

Julian Assange- The Pop Star?

Julian Assange- The Pop Star?

Julian Assange, the famous founder and man on the run of Wikileaks, is back in the spotlight- and we mean spotlight. Despite taking refuge in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London for over a year in order to escape extradition to Sweden to face charges of sexual assault, Assange has announced his campaign to run for […]

Nigerian militants kill 14 in Bama

Nigerian militants kill 14 in Bama

A mass funeral was held for 14 pro-government youth vigilantes in the Nigerian northeastern town of Bama Monday. The attack on the victims was reported by Reuters to be by the Boko Haram (translating to the West is Sinful) Islamist sect that has been waging war against the military for over four years, and may […]