Ukraine’s economy minister has announced his intention to resign.
Aivaras Abromavicius said his ministry was being hijacked by corrupt vested interests.
The Lithuanian-born former asset manager was brought in as part of a foreign team of experts to help run Ukraine’s new government.
Hamas proudly released photos of a tank which they claimed to have produced from the parts of a captured Israeli tank, but there was one major flaw: it appears to just be a highly-customized car, or truck.
Ukraine’s authorities have urged a French broadcaster to take a documentary titled “Masks of Revolution” off the air. They claim the movie misrepresents Maidan events, and have a list of their own suggestions for what needs to be shown.
The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry in their facebook statement went as far as to urge Canal+ TV to overhaul their editorial policy.
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) said the FBI likely has enough evidence right now to indict Hillary Clinton and her valued aide Huma Abedin, but that agency chief James Comey is being constrained.
“I think the FBI director would like to indict both Huma and Hillary as we speak,” Issa told The Washington Examiner in an interview published Friday. “I think he’s in a position where he’s being forced to triple-time make a case what would otherwise be, what they call, a slam dunk."
This week NASA’s Mars Opportunity rover celebrated its 12 year anniversary on the red planet. What’s truly remarkable about this is the fact that the rover was only designed to operate for about 90 days.
More than 13,000 Russian regular servicemen (three battalion combat teams) were deployed near the town of Ilovaisk, in Ukraine's Donetsk region, during August 2014. Chief military prosecutor Anatoly Matios made public the information on January 27.
Six in 10 migrants arriving in Europe are economic migrants with no right to asylum, one of the EU's most senior officials has disclosed. Frans Timmermans, the first vice president of the European Commission, said that the majority of those coming to the EU are not fleeing war or persecution.
On Tuesday, the Danish parliament overwhelmingly passed a bill seemingly designed to solidify Denmark’s reputation as Western Europe’s least attractive country for refugees—a hard-earned title at a time when many of its neighbors are tightening border controls as people continue to flee conflicts in the Middle East, North Africa, and elsewhere. The law empowers Danish authorities to seize any assets exceeding $1,450 from asylum-seekers in order to help pay for the migrants’ subsistence in the country (items of “sentimental value,” such as wedding rings, are exempt). It also extends, from one year to three, the period that those who are resettled must wait to apply for family members to join them in Denmark.
"As you know, Daesh (Islamic State) enjoyed Turkish money for oil for a very, very long period of time. I hope that it will end," Ya'alon said.
Turkey, he added, has also allowed "jihadis to move to Europe from Syria and Iraq and back home as part of the [Islamic State] terror infrastructure in Europe."
As we've previously reported at Breitbart Tech, social justice warriors are currently engaged in an ongoing effort to spread their ideology in the open source community, a pillar of meritocracy and innovation that underpins many of the everyday tech products we take for granted.
"We found out on Friday they were not going to be allowed because according to the league our girls were too talented", Hanauska said.
A German Member of the European Parliament (MEP) has suggested that Chancellor Angela Merkel will have to go into hiding in South America following her tenure, for fear of violent reprisals from the German people for her immigration policy. Her comments, made during a television debate, drew audible gasps from the audience.
The pride of Canada.
Social Justice Warriors are once again demonstrating their political intolerance and hostility to free creative expression. It’s happening in an arena we’ve covered before – the world of sci-fi and fantasy publishing.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Friday that Turkey will not allow Russia to build a base in northern Syria.
Jack Letts, also known as ‘Jihadi Jack’, is the first white British male to be known to have joined Daesh.
You can only count on about four of your friends, and most don’t even care if anything bad happens to you.
The town had been held by the opposition since 2012 and was controlled by a range of rebel groups including some made up of Syrian Turkmen, as well as al-Qaeda affiliate al-Nusra Front.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
#9. Jump on a grenade
The governor said the militants who had held Salma burned 200 hectares (500 acres) of apple orchards and 300 hectares (750 acres) of forest around the city before retreating toward Turkey. The border with Turkey, a key supporter of rebels in the area, is only 12 kilometers (seven miles) away.
The hills around Salma were littered with blown-up tanks and other vehicles. Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said Russian planes had helped destroy military vehicles and bunkers placed in strategic positions, helping prepare the way for the Syrian army to capture the city. He said the area had many ammunition depots, holding massive caches of explosives, which also were targeted by Russian warplanes.
Russia and the US have both established covert military bases in northern Syria, within 30 miles of each other, as East-West tensions rise dangerously along the Turkish border.
"The ambulance was hit as it arrived at the site of an earlier bombing. When people gathered to assist the victims, the same site was hit again. The driver and the ambulance were then hit in a third strike," MSF said in a statement.
A new ban on psychoactive substances in the UK is a catch-all backward step that ranks as one of the most unhelpful laws ever passed, says Clare Wilson
A handful of Russian military personnel, including engineers, has been seen in the vicinity of a largely abandoned airfield in Qamishli, a city in northeast Syria along the border with Turkey. The area is largely controlled by Syrian Kurds, with pockets of regime-controlled territory including the airport.
In a new photo series purportedly released by the Islamic State, an ISIS militant father says goodbye to his young son, who has been chosen to carry out a suicide attack. New reports of ISIS increasingly using child soldiers for suicide attacks have been reported by major news outlets, with The Independent reporting that "there had been 29 suicide attacks carried out by child suicide bombers in Syria over the past four months.'
At least 100 years ago...