Pro-Russian rebels shot down two Ukrainian fighter jets on Wednesday, not far from where a Malaysian airliner was brought down last week in eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 passengers on board. A spokesman for Ukraine's military operations said the planes were downed near Savur Mogila, a burial mound in the Shaktersky region where a memorial marks ambushes by the Soviet army on occupying Nazis during World War Two.
An Israeli academic has claimed that raping wives and mothers of Palestinian Hamas militants is the only thing that could deter further terrorist attacks. The remarks by renowned Middle East scholar Mordechai Kedar of Bar-Ilan University were made three weeks ago after the grim discovery of the bodies of the three kidnapped Israeli teenagers, but the recording was published online (in Hebrew) on Monday.
The campaign team of Prabowo Subianto has called on the international community to withhold congratulatory statements to president-elect Joko Widodo until the losing presidential candidate has resolved accusations of electoral fraud in the Constitutional Court. “Prabowo never withdrew from the election process,” spokesman Tantowi Yahya said at the InterContinental Hotel in Central Jakarta on Wednesday.
Scientist Jayaprabhu, who claimed to have located the debris of the missing MH370 airliner, claimed that the tragedy of MH17 Boeing was to initiate a World War III by certain people. On Saturday, Jayaprabhu said his theory concludes that this was either a threat operation or an operation carried out to suppress the global economy. "We need to look out that corresponding to that, some sort of agency or some sort of people actually wanted to give a threat operation to this extent or they just wanted to suppress the whole economy or to initiate World War III, according to my theory this is the final conclusion," said the scientist.
A young Chinese woman has overcome the tricky problem of providing care for her elderly grandmother - by taking her to work with her every day. Huang Lihua, 24, from south-western China’s Chongqing municipality said that when she was a young child both of her parents needed to go to work. As a result they had sent her to stay with her grandmother Wan Zongsiu, 88, in the countryside.
Amid the confusion surrounding the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 comes a claim from an Iranian defense expert that could explain why the airliner was targeted by pro-Russian separatists. Many have questioned how operators inside the Buk missile TELAR (transporter erector launcher and radar) could have possibly mistaken MH17′s radar signal as anything other than a civilian plane, given the Boeing 777′s altitude and transponder type.
Taiwanese prosecutors on Monday said they were seeking the death penalty for a man accused of killing four people and wounding nearly two dozen others in a stabbing spree on the Taipei subway that shocked the island. Cheng Chieh, a 21-year-old college student, was charged with four accounts of murder and 22 accounts of attempted murder for the fatal attack on May 21, the first of its kind on the city's subway system since it began operating in 1996.
Australian school, TAFE and university education opportunities and curricula continue to be steadily skewed by a state imposed liberal-globalist ideological agenda enforced at street level by extreme-Left sects. It is wrong. It is dangerous and decidedly unAustralian. However it is but one symptom of the crisis of our tertiary education system. The most visible sign of the attack upon Australian youth to realize their future is the Overseas Student Program.