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RT – Syria’s Compliance With Chemical Weapons Destruction Is ‘Credit To Assad Regime’ – Kerry – 7 October 2013

RT logo(Lucas :  Interesting: USA saying to distruct Chemical Weapons as it has itself not yet complied to doing it… )

The Assad regime in Syria deserves credit for complying with the chemical weapons deal, US Secretary of State John Kerry said after the first high-level meeting with his Russian counterpart since Moscow and Washington agreed on the deal.

Kerry and Russian Foreign Minster Sergey Lavrov met on the sidelines of the APEC summit in Bali, Indonesia on Monday morning.

The process has begun in record time and we are appreciative for the Russian co-operation and obviously for the Syrian compliance,” Kerry said.

Secretary of State also said that the US has agreed with Russia to move towards Syria peace talks as soon as possible.

Lavrov stressed that Russia is satisfied with the process of chemical weapons elimination in Syria.

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RT – Iran Arrests 4 Men In ‘Nuclear Facilities Sabotage’ Plot – 6 October 2013

RT logoThe Iranian authorities have arrested four men for planning to sabotage nuclear sites, reports state news. The announcement comes as Iran’s newly-appointed president takes steps to allay fears over its supposed nuclear weapons program.

The head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization, Ali Akbar Salehi, announced on Sunday that a “number of saboteurs” had been caught “red-handed” before they could carry out their plan.

“Four of these individuals were caught red-handed and their interrogations are ongoing,” he said, according to the Mehr news agency on Sunday. Salehi did not elaborate on any of the details of the alleged plot to sabotage Iranian nuclear facilities and did not specify the nuclear sites that were targeted.

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RT – Intel Union: Spy Agency Heads Won’t Roll With US And UK Allied – 6 October 2013

RT logoThe disparity in response to Edward Snowden’s disclosures within the USA and the UK is astonishing.

The disparity in response to Edward Snowden’s disclosures within the USA and the UK is astonishing.  In the face of righteous public wrath, the US administration is contorting itself to ensure that it does not lose its treasured data-mining capabilities: congressional hearings are held, the media is on the warpath, and senior securocrats are being forced to admit that they have lied about the efficacy of endemic surveillance in preventing terrorism.

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RT – US Govt Does Not See Implications Of Its Investigation Techniques – Lavabit Founder – 5 October 2013

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Lavabit owner Ladar Levison told RT that he had no choice but to close his email service because the FBI, in pursuit of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, forced him into an ethical dilemma by demanding he hand over customers’ personal data.

RT: The FBI demanded you hand over encryption codes to collect data from a specific account that is not named in the documents. What was your initial responseContinue reading

RT- Holy Reveal : Vatican Bank Publishes Annual Report For The First Time – 3 October 2013

Flag_of_the_Vatican_City.svg(Lucas: Doubt that we get the real figures. Only see a few hundred millions, where did  the rest go..?! What transparacny are they talking about….come on give us the real figures or the real shaadow books.)

For the first time in its 125-year history, the Vatican bank has disclosed its annual financial report to the public. The bank seeks to be more transparent amid the investigation into an alleged money-laundering scandal.

The report covers details from 2012, during which the Vatican bank – formally known as the Institute for Religious Works (IOR) – was accused of money laundering and lack of diligence in allowing non-religious businessmen to hold accounts in what amounted to an international offshore tax haven. Continue reading

Greenwald, Scahill Vow To Unmask NSA’s ‘US Assassination Program’ – 30 September 2013

RT logoAmerican investigative journalists Jeremy Scahill and Glenn Greenwald say they have teamed up to prepare a report on the National Security Agency’s role in what one of them described as the “US assassination program.”

“The connections between war and surveillance are clear. I don’t want to give too much away but Glenn and I are working on a project right now that has at its center how the National Security Agency plays a significant, central role in the US assassination program,” Scahill said in Rio de Janeiro, as cited by Associated Press.

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RT – Russian Economy Slows From EU-US Pressure – PM – 27 September 2013

RT logoAs Russia’s economy loses steam, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has made an official excuse for the slowdown, saying the contracting EU and US are largely to blame. He says Russia should now build an “intelligent” state focusing on value in the workforce.

“The European economy is teetering on the edge of recession, and has slowed growth in all BRICS countries. The US economy cannot fully recover with high unemployment, and many individual Americans are just beginning to crawl out of debt,” Medvedev wrote in the official address on the state of the economy on Friday, available on the Kremlin’s website.

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Gold Shipment Disappears From Air France Flight To Zurich – 26 September 2013

RT logoSome 44 kilograms of gold bars from an overall cargo of 300 kg of precious metal have mysteriously disappeared from a flight bound to Zurich. An insider operation could be to blame for a €1.5 million heist at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle airport.

France’s national aviation police (GTA) is now investigating how and by whom the gold was stolen from the aircraft, after Air France said it had filed a complaint with police.

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Senate Bill Would Eliminate Mass Collection Of Phone Records, Reform FISA Court – 26 September 2013

RT logoA bipartisan group of US lawmakers has introduced legislation that, if approved, would attempt to strengthen civil liberties and curb the power of the secret FISA courts that approved widespread foreign and domestic NSA surveillance policies.

The bill, dubbed the Intelligence Oversight and Surveillance Reform Act, bundles a number of ideas proposed in roughly 12 other bills drafted in the wake of the leaks by NSA contractor-turned  whistleblower Edward Snowden, which first began in June.

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RT – Go home!’ Hundreds Protest Neo-Nazi Plan For ‘Whites Only’ Town In North Dakota – 24 September 2013

RT logoHundreds of protesters gathered in a North Dakota town on Sunday to speak out against plans by an American Nazi group to buy up property and take over the local government in an effort to build a bastion against diversity.

About 300 protesters, including some 200 Native Americans from nearby reservations, gathered outside the Leith City Hall where Jeff Schoep, leader of the National Socialist Movement presented his plans for turning the tiny North Dakota town  – population 24 – into a segregated place where whites can live among themselves.

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