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.”
 

Russia nettled by Slavyansk gun battle

Moscow has expressed outrage over a gun battle which occurred near Ukraine’s eastern city of Slavyansk, calling for Kiev to honor the Geneva agreement.
 

'Iran completes 20% uranium dilution'

Iran has finished diluting half of its stockpile of 20-percent enriched uranium to five-percent purity and is to convert the rest to uranium oxide, an Iran nuclear official says.
 

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: http://on.rt.com...
 

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.
 

5 killed in US drone attack in Yemen

At least five people have been killed in an airstrike carried out by a US killer drone in Yemen’s southern province of Abyan.
 

‘Easter truce’ broken: Five deaths in overnight checkpoint raid in E. Ukraine

Five people have been killed in a gunfight in Slavyansk, a city in eastern Ukraine held by anti-government protesters.
 

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.
 

US to pile up troops on Russia doorstep

The United States plans to deploy troops to Poland and Estonia to conduct drills with its allies, amid rising tensions between Washington and Moscow over Ukraine, report says.
 

Shiraz to mark Sa’adi National Day

Iran is planning to celebrate the classical medieval Persian poet and mystic Sa’adi National Day during various ceremonies in Shiraz.
 

Japan official at controversial shrine

A senior Japanese government official has visited a controversial shrine to honor the country’s World War II dead, amid tension between Japan and its neighbors over the shrine.
 

Assad visits recaptured Christian town

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has visited the recently recaptured Christian town of Ma’loula on the occasion of Easter.
 

Iran, Azerbaijan discuss extradition plan

Iran and Azerbaijan have discussed ways of implementing a mutual agreement on the extradition of prisoners.
 

Iran unveils new defense achievements

The Iranian Army has unveiled five new domestically designed and produced pieces of military equipment during a ceremony attended by senior Iranian military officials.
 

S Sudan kids condition worry UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has called for an end to child suffering in South Sudan.
 

Farage down the barrel of his gun

The latest ICM poll suggests that UKIP is indeed on course to beat David Cameron’s party next month: five points clear of the Conservatives and only three behind Labour.
 

Afghanistan to release partial vote count

Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan will announce second partial results of the presidential election on Sunday.
 

US man charged with Sikh hate crime

A man accused of attacking and pulling the beard of a Sikh professor in the US city of New York last year has been arrested and charged with a hate crime, police said on Saturday.