New world war has already begun

I watched Dr. Strangelove the other day. I have seen it perhaps a dozen times; it makes sense of senseless news. When Major T.J. “King” Kong goes “toe to toe with the Rooskies” and flies his rogue B52 nuclear bomber to a target in Russia, it’s left to General “Buck” Turgidson to reassure the President. Strike first, says the general, and “you got no more than 10 to 20 million killed, tops.”

Kiev may hold elections under emergency

Ukraine says it will hold early presidential elections even under the state of emergency in some regions.

Kiev may hold vote under emergency

Ukraine says it will hold early presidential elections even under the state of emergency in some regions.

5 reportedly killed in shootout at guard checkpoint in E.Ukraine

Five people have been reportedly killed in a shooting in Slavyansk, a city in eastern Ukraine held by anti-government protesters. READ MORE:

OSCE sends mission to eastern Ukraine

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has sent a mission to eastern Ukraine with the aim of de-escalating the situation.

US opposed to visa waiver for Israelis

Pro-Israeli politicians in the US have been trying to put in place a visa waiver program that will allow Israelis to travel to the country as tourists for 90 days without having to apply for a visa, but American intelligence officials are opposing the program.

Four die in Ukraine’s Slavyansk clashes

Four people have been killed in a gun battle near Ukraine’s eastern city of Slavyansk.

4 Afghans die in US-led airstrike

A US-led airstrike in Afghanistan’s northern province of Parvan has killed four people, Press TV reports.

US hands heavy arms to Syria militants

The US and Saudi Arabia have provided Syria’s Western and Arab-backed militants with advanced US antitank missiles as part of an ongoing campaign to provide the militants with heavy weaponry, according to a new report.

UN reports 7-day Israeli atrocities

A new UN report says Israeli forces killed one Palestinian and injured more than 100 others from April 8 to 14 alone.

Obama fears losing Senate this year

US President Barack Obama and Democrats have intensified their efforts to instill enthusiasm and motivation in Democratic voters, fearing they could lose the Senate in this year’s midterm election.

South Korea tragedy death toll rises

Death toll from South Korea’s ferry tragedy has surpassed 45 and continues to climb.

‘Iran diplomat’s abductors indentified’

An Iranian Foreign Ministry official says Yemeni authorities have identified the kidnappers of an Iranian diplomat who was abducted in Yemen last July.

Gunmen kidnap 3 oil workers in Sudan

Three oil workers including a Chinese and an Algerian have been kidnapped by gunmen in Sudan’s West Kordofan state.

Brazilians condemn death of youths

Brazilian demonstrators have held a protest to condemn the death of two young men in incidents involving police near Rio de Janeiro.

2 kids die in mine blast north Lebanon

Two children have been killed and five others wounded in a mine blast in northern Lebanon.

Gunmen kill 2 police officers in Egypt

Gunmen have attacked Egypt policemen on a patrol car, killing two officers.

Iran to hold 13th Resistance Filmfest

Iran is planning to hold the 13th edition of the International Resistance Film Festival (IRFF), presenting screen productions on the theme of ‘Sacred Defense.

‘Iran commitment to N-deal proved’

The recent positive report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) about Iran’s nuclear energy program attests to Tehran’s commitment to its interim agreement with six world powers, a political analyst tells Press TV.

Japan begins building radar near isles

Japan has started construction of a military radar base close to a series of islands that has been subject to a territorial dispute with China.