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.

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.

‘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.

US commits ‘crimes against humanity’

High-ranking US officials, including senators and CIA officers are “responsible for crimes against humanity,” and notorious for their “subterfuge, deceit and deception,” a political commentator said on Saturday.

UN slams Israel over blockade of church

UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Robert Serry has slammed Israel for preventing UN and European diplomats to pass through a barricade to attend a pre-Easter ritual in a church in al-Quds (Jerusalem).

West ‘silent’ on Bahrain, KSA brutality

The West is more concerned about selling arms to Bahrain and Saudi Arabia than the two countries’ appalling human rights records, an analyst tells Press TV.

Guinea confirms 61 Ebola deaths

Official figures show 61 people in Guinea have been killed by the Ebola virus since the highly contagious epidemic broke out in January.

1 in 3 Tory voters defect to UKIP: Poll

One in three voters who supported Britain’s Conservative Party in the 2010 European elections say they plan to vote for the UK Independence Party (UKIP) in next month’s elections, a new poll shows.

‘US cannot launch war against Syria’

The United States is not in a position to launch a so-called humanitarian offensive against Syria, an American political commentator says.

US plans war games in Russia backyard

The United States is planning to conduct military maneuvers in the next few weeks in Russia's backyard as tensions between the two countries escalate over Ukraine, a Western official says.

‘Saudi Embassy hosting Syria militants’

Dozens of Saudi militants fighting in Syria have surrendered themselves to the Saudi Embassy in Lebanon in order to be sent back home, Arab media report.

Pistachios to fuel new Turkish city

Turkey is going to use pistachios as a new form of energy to fuel an eco-friendly city due to be established in the southeastern part of the country.

Biden to visit Ukraine ahead of election

US Vice President Joe Biden will travel to Ukraine next week to meet with Ukrainian leakers ahead of the country’s presidential election.

‘Syria has rid of 80% of chemical arms’

The head of the international team overseeing the destruction of Syria’s chemical arms says the country has shipped out or destroyed nearly 80 percent of its declared weapons material.

10 more bodies removed from Sewol

South Korea’s coast guard says its divers have pulled out 10 more bodies from the vessel which submerged last week with more than 470 passengers on board.

Iran young wrestlers grab 4 medals

Iranian young wrestlers have gained four medals at the Azerbaijani Wrestling Federation's Cup to win the third title at the tournament.