Foreign Affairs
Pinochet’s Chile: A Playground For Complicit Foreigners
An agricultural commune-turned Pinochet detention and torture center led by a German man accused of child sexual molestation could provide a major key to unraveling and laying bare the atrocities of the dictatorship era.
VIDEO: Attack On Canadian Parliament Fuels “Anti-Terror” Laws, Ignoring Ties To Mental Illness, Drug Abuse
As Canada mourns the death of a soldier gunned down while standing guard at the National War Monument in Ottawa, Prime Minister Stephen Harper is pushing new antiterrorism legislation that would expand surveillance and intelligence sharing with foreign governments.
VIDEO: How America Recruited, Protected And Pays Nazis To This Day
Abby Martin takes a look at two recent investigative reports from the Associated Press and New York Times, uncovering the recruitment of Nazi spies for the CIA and the US’ policy of giving social security payments to former Nazi leadership.
US Isolates Troops While Australia Imposes Visa Ban On Ebola-Hit West Africa States
'Western countries are creating mass panic which is unhelpful in containing a contagious disease like Ebola,' Ugandan government spokesman Ofwono Opondo said.
Israeli Forces Shoot Palestinian On Beach As Ceasefire Violations In Gaza Continue
Gaza's health ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra told Ma'an that a 27-year-old man was seriously injured after being shot in the thigh in Beit Lahiya.
‘A Generation Cast Aside': Child Poverty On The Rise In World’s Richest Countries
Since 2008, child poverty has increased in a majority of the 41 most affluent nations, UNICEF report finds.
US Airstrikes In Syria Badly Damaging Civilian Economy
Local fuel and food prices are soaring as US targets infrastructure.
Tensions Between The US And Israel Rise To New Levels
"Chickenshit": Public Feud Erupts Between Named (and Unnamed) US-Israeli Officials.
Crucifixion Sentence Of Political Dissident Sparks Backlash That Threatens Saudi Monarchy
Al Saud may not have realized the storm of criticism and furor it was inviting when a popular Shiite cleric was violently arrested, jailed and ultimately sentenced to death. As the political and religious leader withers in jail, dissent is simmering to a boil within Saudi borders.
Saudi Arabia Carries Out 61st Execution Of 2014
Rape, murder, apostasy, armed robbery and drug trafficking are all punishable by death under Saudi Arabia's strict version of Islamic sharia law.