'Russia won’t deploy troops to Ukraine'

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Moscow has no plan to send troops to Ukraine as such a move is against the fundamental interests of Russia.
 

‘Iran will not seal nuclear facilities’

A senior Iranian cleric says the Islamic Republic will never shut down its nuclear facilities including a heavy-water reactor in central Iran.
 

Army to protect polio teams in Pakistan

The Pakistani army says it will protect health workers taking part in polio vaccination campaign across the country’s militant-riddled northwest.
 

Ban slams attack on UN base in S Sudan

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has strongly condemned an attack on a United Nations compound in war-weary South Sudan.
 

Pro-Russians not leaving govt. buildings

One day after a deal was signed in Geneva to de-escalate the situation in Ukraine, Pro-Russian protesters say they will not leave state buildings until the government resigns.
 

Keiser Report: Chained American Dream (E589)

In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert discuss the American Dream as being chained to the booth in the waffle house as cogs in th...
 

‘Jailing Palestinians, Israeli war crime’

The Palestinian Authority (PA) says the ratification of its applications to join the Geneva Conventions makes the Israeli regime liable for “war crimes” over keeping Palestinian inmates behind bars.
 

How Should Obama Respond to Putin’s Ukraine Provocations? ـ

The real meaning of the Ukraine crisis is that, unless the ongoing diplomacy resolves it in a compromise between Russia and the West, US-Russian relations will be in a deep freeze for many years to come, notes Bob Dreyfuss
 

No breakthrough in Israel-PA talks

A trilateral meeting between Israel, the Palestinian Authority (PA) and the United States on the so-called peace talks has ended inconclusively.
 

How America’s Wars Come Home With the Troops ـ

A significant number of veterans have yet to unpack and examine the wars they brought home in their baggage. In too many grim cases, they, their loved ones, their fellow soldiers, and sometimes random strangers are paying the price, argues Ann Jones
 

Kidnappers of Tunisian diplomat demand jailed Libyans release

Two men were abducted by relatives of
 

CrossTalk: Indecision & Paralysis in Ukraine

With the government in Kiev lacking legitimacy and meaningful political resources, Washington and Brussels face a public relations disaster of epic proportio...
 

Iraqi Elections: Ongoing Tragedy for Iraqi Women ـ

If the coming 30 April elections follow the pattern apparent since the 2003 American occupation, the lives of Iraqi women will remain bleak, their sufferings will continue, stresses Sawsan Al-Assaf
 

‘Iran Navy to unveil Fateh submarine’

Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari says the indigenous Fateh (Conqueror) submarine will be unveiled in the current Iranian calendar year (ending March 20, 2015).
 

'Essar Oil ups Iran oil imports 6-fold’

Indian private refiner Essar Oil imported six times more crude oil from the Islamic Republic in March 2014 compared to March 2013 following a jump in shipment volumes in the final quarter of the period, a report says.
 

Landmine blasts Tunisia soldier amid growing jihadist threat

A gun battle between soldiers and Islamist militants had broken out earlier.
 

Obama budget to add $6.6tn in deficits

The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) says President Barack Obama's budget will add $6.6 trillion in deficits over the next 10 years.
 

30 killed in S Sudan attack on UN base

At least 30 people have been killed and 70 others wounded when armed assailants stormed a United Nations Mission (UNMISS) base in Jonglei state capital of Bor.
 

Shooting reported in Ukraine Slavyansk

Ukrainian forces have reportedly attacked checkpoints set up by pro-Russian protesters in a village in the eastern city of Slavyansk.
 

Iran's new missile to ‘surprise’ enemies

A high-ranking Iranian military commander says the Islamic Republic is developing a new version of the powerful and high-precision Sayyad (Hunter) missile to be mounted on indigenous S-200 missile defense systems.