Fate of United Kingdom hangs in balance after latest Scotland polls
Scots independence battle reaches fever pitch on streets and screens.
by Reuters
NATO members start supplying weapons to Kiev – Ukrainian Defense Minister
Comments came days after similar statement by Ukrainian presidential aide sparked rash of denials.
by RT.com

US cancels military drills with Russia
Annual Air Force exercise near Alaska involves the US, Canada, and Russia.
by Press TV
North Korea Sentences Detained American Tourist to 6 Years in Labor Camp: Reports
State-run news claims, “He committed acts hostile to the (North) while entering the territory… under the guise of a tourist last April.”
by RIA Novosti

Turkish Government Can Now Legally Monitor Every Internet User in Turkey
Users’ browsing history to be archived.
by Mustafa Akyol
Taliban militants held on suspicion of Malala shooting
Pakistan army arrests Islamic militants.
by The Times

Russia warns US against strikes on Islamic State in Syria
Russian foreign ministry spokesman said any such action would be “an act of aggression.”
by BBC
Israeli intelligence veterans refuse to serve in Palestinian territories
Innocent people under military rule exposed to surveillance by Israel, say 43 ex-members of Unit 8200, including reservists.
by Peter Beaumont


Egypt: Two Brotherhood members get 20 years in jail
Men were accused of kidnapping a police officer and security personnel.
by Xinhuanet
Dutch report: Malaysia jet downed in Ukraine by 'high-energy objects'
Shrapnel tore into plane.
by Christopher Werth, Carol J. Williams

Scottish independence campaign gaining ground, polls suggest
“Yes” vote at 51% and “no” at 49%.
by Susannah Cullinane
Arms firms implicated in illegal US drone strikes ‘bought influence’ at NATO summit
Presence at NATO signaled their inherent capacity to buy political influence behind closed doors.
by RT

US Weighs Additional Embassy Security as Senators Near Release of CIA 'Torture Report'
Republicans fearing “another Benghazi-like” event.
by Associated Press
UK In "Full Panic Mode", Rains Brimstone, Bribes On Scotland As "Yes" To Independence Poll Crosses 50%
The usual commentariat until recently was swearing the Yes vote has zero chance
by Zero Hedge

Western military charter plane lands in Iran
Plane was chartered from Fly Dubai, a company based in the United Arab Emirates.
by Adam Goldman and Karen DeYoung
Al-Nusra Threatens Sunnis in Lebanon
Video warned Shiites and “all sects of Lebanon” against supporting Hezbollah.
by Ben Ariel