Drug tests for journalists proposed in Hungary
Lawmakers also suggested mandatory annual drug tests for 12- to 18-year-olds as well.
by Pablo Gorondi
U.S. Congress Now Virtually 100% All-In on Ukraine’s War Against Russia; Americans Are at Least 67% Opposed
This could turn out to be the path toward a nuclear war against Russia.
by Eric Zuesse

Mexico’s Season of Scandal and Violence
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto faces mounting scandals.
by Eric Martin, Brendan Case
Brazil president in tears as commission reveals torture by military dictatorship
Report comes out in the same week that a Senate report detailed the excesses of the CIA…
by Kiran Moodley

Thailand Rebuts Hosting US Secret Detention Facility
The statement came after a recent US Senate report on torture.
by Sputnik
Hillary Clinton Got The Benghazi Talking Points BEFORE Rest Of Obama Administration
Clinton knew the Obama White House’s Benghazi talking points BEFORE the White House even sent them around.

Greenpeace activists 'damage' ancient Nazca lines
Peru to seek criminal charges.
by RT
Hush money: CIA paid Poland to host its secret prisons and detainees
Poland cooperated in the CIA’s rendition program.
by RT

South Koreans Build Giant Christmas Tree to Taunt the North
Pyongyang threatens to destroy it using artillery.
by Donna Rachel Edmunds
Jimmy Savile's friend Ray Teret guilty of string of sex offenses
Preyed on many of “starstruck” victims.
by Martin Evans

Putin: West Wants to Weaken Russia
Russian president gave annual state of the nation speech to legislators.
by Voice of America
China to Halt Harvesting of Organs from Executed Prisoners
Chinese officials will stop using the organs of inmates beginning Jan. 1.
by The Wall Street Journal

Russia Launches Criminal Probe Into Terrorist Attack in Chechnya
Group of 50 experienced investigators and forensic experts to investigate attack.
by Sputnik
Saakashvili, US Citizen Reportedly to Take Positions in Ukraine Government
Georgia’s former president Mikhail Saakashvili rumored to assume post of Vice Prime Minister.
by Sputnik News

North Korea: From Hermit Kingdom to Merchant Kingdom?
Black markets exist in North Korea to provide population with necessities.
by J. Wiltz
Egypt sentences nearly 200 to death over attack on police
Charged over the killing of 11 policemen last year…
by AP