Tag Archives: 5 April

ZeroHedge – Germany Generously Offers To Freeze The Bank Accounts Of Wealthy Greeks – 5 April 2015

ZeroHedgeBack in 2013, when one cuts through the rhetoric and posturing, what the Cyprus depositor bail-in and subsequent capital controls were all about, was an attempt to confiscate deposits of ultra-wealthy Russian billionaires held the banks of this beloved by the Russian oligarchy offshore tax haven. At least that was the theory: in practice the wealthiest Russians got advance notice of what the Greek government in collaboration with the Eurogroup was planning, and quietly moved their funds to even safer offshore venues, leaving the local population to pick up the pieces.

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NaturalNews – Julie Wilson – How To Test Seed Viability Before Planting In The Garden – 5 April 2015

NaturalNewss Logo-April-2014(NaturalNews) Finally, spring is here! Warmer weather and lots of sunshine has many of us already thinking about this year’s garden, including what we are going to plant and when. Unless you’re a bona fide expert, most of us experience a few setbacks when planting each spring, some of which are due to human error, while others are environmental and out of our control.

One major setback some might experience when planting flowers, herbs and crops can be as a result of using bad seeds, or seeds that are no longer viable and therefore won’t sprout, a frustrating mistake made by many.

However, thanks to a few easy tips provided by ThePrarieHomestead.com, here you will learn how to avoid this mistake. Continue reading

US-Israel Wage War On Iran In Syria – 5 April 2015

Logo_activistpost-comTony Cartalucci
Activist Post

The ongoing conflict in Syria has always been a proxy conflict aimed at Iran, as well as nearby Russia, and more distant China. As far back as 2007, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Seymour Hersh warned in his 9-page New Yorker report “The Redirection Is the Administration’s new policy benefitting our enemies in the war on terrorism?” that a region-wide sectarian war was being engineered by the US, Saudi Arabia, and Israel – all of whom were working in concert even in 2007, to build the foundation of a sectarian militant army.

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Steve Lendman – Netanyahu Insists Iran Deal Includes His Demands – 5 April 2015

StevelendmanHe elevates chutzpah to a higher level. He and likeminded Israeli lunatics reject framework agreed on terms.
They want their own imposed – or no deal at all. They want Iran denied the right to develop and use peaceful, legitimate nuclear power like dozens of other nations not criticized.
They want final say over any future agreement. Ideally, they want none at all.
They want Iran isolated and weakened. They want its government ousted.

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Russian Scientists Create ‘Bio-Cement’ For Human Bones – 5 April 2015

RT logoRussian scientists have created a new biological material they called “bone cement”, which after 3D printing into a fracture or a crack, completely dissolves over time, while in its place the human body regenerates the missing part of the bone tissue.

The new substance based on biological hydroxyapatite was created by scientists of the Russian National Research Nuclear University’s affiliate in the Siberian city of Seversk, Tomsk region.

“We have created material that the organism takes as original,” professor Vitaly Guzeev said in the statement. The material is soft and flexible but hardens after application. The material is not rejected by the body and has huge broad potential in surgery, ranging from dentistry and cosmetology.

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Jon Rappoport – Is Monsanto Doing Secret Biowarfare Research On Maui? – 5 April 2015

jon7Here is a stunning quote from Sherwood Ross’ 6/22/2007 Counterpunch article, “The Big Profits in Boiwarfare Research: Corporate America’s Deadliest Secret”:

‘A number of major pharmaceutical corporations and biotech firms are concealing the nature of the biological warfare research work they are doing for the U.S. government.

“Since their funding comes from the National Institutes of Health, the recipients are obligated under NIH guidelines to make their activities public. Not disclosing their ops raises the suspicion they may be engaged in forbidden kinds of germ warfare research. Continue reading

German Rallies Protest World Militarism & NATO Warmongering – 5 April 2015

RT logoOn the eve of Easter Sunday, people took to the streets of Germany in support of world peace and denouncing militarization, the arms trade and NATO’s role in conflicts around the globe.

The main pacifist demonstration took place in center of Berlin on Saturday, where police estimated that over 1,000 people participated. Representing some 40 different organizations, activists united under the slogan “Lay down arms.”

Dozens of police officers secured the rally as people marched from Dorothea-Schlegel-Platz over Friedrichstrasse and to Alexanderplatz.

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Saudi Arabia Rejects All-Inclusive Arms Embargo On Yemen Proposed By Russia – 5 April 2015

RT logoSaudi Arabia has rejected Russia’s amendments to a Security Council draft resolution which would see an all-inclusive arms embargo on all parties in the Yemeni conflict, as it continues to spiral out of control with civilian death toll climbing up.

TIMELINE: Gulf coalition airstrikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen

“There is little point in putting an embargo on the whole country. It doesn’t make sense to punish everybody else for the behavior of one party that has been the aggressor in this situation,”Saudi Arabia’s representative to the UN Abdallah Al-Mouallimi said after a closed emergency UN Security Council meeting on Saturday.

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John Ward – Greek Crisis : Literal Error Of The Year So Far – 5 April 2015

This is the sort of typing error than can cause major diplomatic incidents:

noting4415ptI’m easily amused at this time of the day.

Earlier at The Slog: UK election noise…like nails on a blackboard

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Shortest Lunar Eclipse Of The Century Delights Millions – 5 April 2015

RT logoMillions of skywatchers around the globe admired the ‘blood moon’ in what was the shortest lunar eclipse of the century.

Early Saturday morning, the moon slipped into the Earth’s shadow for just under five minutes. As the sun, earth and moon aligned, sunlight passing through the planet’s atmosphere slowly darkened the moon, until it took on a burnt-orange hue.

GALLERY: ‘Blood moon’ dazzles skywatchers during total lunar eclipse

Hundreds of spellbound skygazers took to Twitter to post photographs of the celestial spectacle.

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