Malaysians protest against Obama visit

Malaysians have marched in the capital Kuala Lumpur to voice their opposition to an upcoming visit by US President Barack Obama.
 

54% consider US govt. threat to liberty

More than half of Americans (54 percent) consider the federal government a threat to individual liberty rather than a protector, a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found.
 

'Ashton doesn’t get world real problems'

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has reacted to remarks by EU foreign policy chief, saying she does not realize the "world’s real problems."
 

Feds perform radiation tests in Boston

Federal authorities have dispatched a helicopter to fly over Boston measuring radiation levels ahead of the annual marathon on Monday.
 

Four French journalists freed in Syria

Four French journalists kidnapped by al-Qaeda-linked militants in Syria have been released, President Francois Hollande says.
 

'Further Russia sanctions unacceptable'

Russia has denounced as “absolutely unacceptable” Washington’s threats of imposing further sanctions on Moscow in case of a possible failure in a recent agreement to ease tensions in Ukraine.
 

‘Russia never threatened to cut gas’

Russia says it has never threatened to shut off gas to Kiev over the crisis in Ukraine.
 

Iran cinema presented in Swiss filmfest

A number of Iranian screen productions have been presented at the 28th Fribourg International Film Festival in Switzerland.
 

Twin blasts kill several in W Syria

Several people have been killed and nearly a dozen injured in two car bomb explosions in the town of Salamiyah in western Syria, in the Hama Governorate, Press TV reports.
 

Half of NY young inmates have injury

Almost half of all people aged 16-to-18 imprisoned in New York City's prisons had a traumatic brain injury before coming there, a new study revealed.
 

Entezami museum to open in Tehran

Leading Iranian actor Ezzatollah Entezami House Museum, dedicated to Iranian theater, is scheduled to kick off in the capital city of Tehran.
 

Malaysia plane search at ‘critical’ point

Malaysia’s Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein says that the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane is at a “very critical juncture.”
 

‘Iran N-talks tough, but forward-moving’

An Iranian official says negotiations between Tehran and the P5+1 group over  Iran’s nuclear energy program are tough, but moving forward.
 

The UN as a Propaganda Nest for the NATO Information Vulture, by Andrew Korybko

Portions of the UN’s forthcoming human rights report on Crimea, to be released Tuesday, have been leaked to Foreign Policy magazine, and (...) [Voltaire Network]
 

London subway staff to go on strike

The UK National Union of Rail, Maritime, and Transport Workers (RMT) has announced that London Underground workers are to go on strike for five days in the coming weeks over ticket office closures.
 

China coal mine flooding kills 20

The death toll from a flooding incident at a coal mine in China’s southwest two weeks ago has reached 20.
 

Abductors seek Libyans release

Tunisia says abductors who recently kidnapped one of its diplomats and an embassy employee in the Libyan capital have demanded the release of two Libyans held in Tunisia.
 

US teacher fired over Obama remarks

American teacher Gil Voigt has been fired for comments he made against US President Barack Obama.
 

Meteor-like object over Russia's Murmansk caught on dash-camera

Residents of the Kola Peninsula witnessed the fall of a celestial body similar to the famous Chelyabinsk meteorite on Saturday night. It flashed at 02:10 am ...
 

Latvia FM due in Iran for talks

Latvia’s Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs is scheduled to pay an official visit to Tehran to hold talks with senior Iranian officials.