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Support for Merkel’s alliance hits new record low – poll

Support for Merkel’s alliance hits new record low – poll

Support for Merkel’s alliance hits new record low – poll The support for the conservative alliance of German Chancellor Angela Merkel has reached a new record low level, according to an INSA poll for Bild newspaper. Both parties of the ‘big coalition’ each lost one percentage point in the survey compared to last week. Support for the CDU/CSU bloc, or […]

Iran unveils first domestic fighter jet, President Rouhani checks out the cockpit (VIDEO)

Iran unveils first domestic fighter jet, President Rouhani checks out the cockpit (VIDEO)

Iran unveils first domestic fighter jet, President Rouhani checks out the cockpit (VIDEO) Iran has revealed its first domestic fighter jet, “Kowsar,” at a defense show. President Hassan Rouhani has apparently been checking the readiness of the aircraft himself, as he was spotted sitting in the cockpit. The fourth-generation jet boasts “advanced avionics” and a multi-purpose radar, the Tasnim news […]

Swedish fighter jet crashes after collision with birds

Swedish fighter jet crashes after collision with birds

Swedish fighter jet crashes after collision with birds A Swedish fighter plane has crashed in the southern part of the Scandinavian country after colliding with a flock of birds. The pilot ejected from the aircraft and has been taken to the hospital, according to reports. Sweden’s Armed Forces said one of its Jas Gripen jets crashed after the unexpected bird […]

Helping Russian police to solve crimes could now pay up to $150,000

Helping Russian police to solve crimes could now pay up to $150,000

Helping Russian police to solve crimes could now pay up to $150,000 Russians who help police to solve crimes or catch suspects could receive rewards of up to $150,000, according to a Justice Ministry document. Previously, awards and bounties were offered only as a private initiative. According to the document, signed by Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev and registered with the […]

Massive missile attack launched near presidential palace in Kabul

Massive missile attack launched near presidential palace in Kabul

Massive missile attack launched near presidential palace in Kabul At least twenty missiles have been fired in Kabul, targeting the diplomatic zone and landing near the presidential palace. The attack came as President Ashraf Ghani was speaking at an Eid prayer ceremony. Rockets in four different parts of Kabul on Tuesday morning, according to Tolo. The missiles hit near the […]

Western media frames jihadist-controlled Idlib as peaceful enclave under assault by Assad (VIDEO)

Western media frames jihadist-controlled Idlib as peaceful enclave under assault by Assad (VIDEO)

Western media frames jihadist-controlled Idlib as peaceful enclave under assault by Assad (VIDEO) Western media reports denouncing the Syrian Army’s offensive to retake Idlib conveniently fail to mention that the area is controlled by warring jihadist groups that were designated as terrorists by the US State Department. Idlib province – located in northwest Syria – is the last major jihadist […]

El Salvador breaks diplomatic ties with Taiwan to establish relations with China

El Salvador breaks diplomatic ties with Taiwan to establish relations with China

El Salvador breaks diplomatic ties with Taiwan to establish relations with China El Salvador’s President Salvador Sanchez Ceren has said in a nationally televised speech that his government has broken off diplomatic relations with Taiwan and instead established new diplomatic ties with China, Reuters reports. Taiwan now has formal relations with only 17 countries worldwide, many of them small, less […]