Economic Collapse | It is now being reported that Cyprus Popular Bank only has “enough liquidity to cover the next few hours”.
Lew Rockwell Blog | The US government has taken it upon itself to choose a new leader for Syria.
Infowars.com | Obama: “Each country must make its own decision regarding Iran.”
AFP | British government insists blog and social media posts won’t be regulated, but critics are wary.
Zero Hedge | In Nigel Farage’s first TV appearance since the Cypriot wealth tax was announced, the Englishman pulls no punches.
UK Daily Mail | South Korea appears to have been the target of a cyber-attack from the North after computer systems at broadcasters and banks in the country simultaneously crashed today.
YouTube | Victims of the attack were anti-FSA civilians and Syrian troops.
Harriet Sherwood | Opportunity “to show our gratitude to the American people.”
Infowars.com | Alex talks to Gerald Celente about which may be the next nation to be similarly plundered.
Paul Craig Roberts | March 19, 2013. Ten years ago today the Bush regime invaded Iraq.
ProPublica | While Bahraini government continues to bar human rights advocates and journalists from entering the country, one non-profit group is opening an office there.
Mike Adams | There’s only one reason people leave money in a bank: because they think it’s safe there.
Zero Hedge | That Russia has previously threatened, and followed through with, sending ships to the Mediterranean is nothing new.
AFP | Warns of “devastating consequences” if recent cross-border tension escalates into a full-scale conflict.
bloomberg.com | Cites Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamist parties as reason.
edmontonjournal.com | Bailout agreement with international creditors that includes a levy on all the country’s bank accounts.
AFP | Just days ago, Shanghai government reassured citizens water is safe to drink.
RIA Novosti | Vast majority of heroin consumed in Russia is from Afghanistan.
The Telegraph | Quantitative easing could cost the taxpayer £8bn; BOE warns in its first admission that the “money printing” program may be unprofitable.
Reuters | Acting President Maduro: “We have the intuition that our commander Chavez was poisoned by dark forces that wanted him out of the way.”
Live Science | “The PLA now fields one of the world’s most expansive UAV [unmanned aerial vehicle] fleets.”
ABC News | Government has been playing down the incident and reassured citizens that tap water samples passed government tests and is safe to drink.
Paul Craig Roberts | Washington imperialists and their media and think tank whores expressed gleeful sighs of relief as did the brainwashed US population.
Wall Street Journal | New provisions would allow court system’s top administrator and prosecutors to choose which judges hear legal cases.
AFP | Shanghai said it was testing water samples from the river on an hourly basis and so far all indicators were “normal”.
AFP | “There will be no more austerity measures,” Samaras said in a televised speech.
ABC News | There are secret discussions going on inside the Vatican, as a pope could be named within days.
London Guardian | Brennan’s confirmation hearing as CIA director was a crucial test of the Senate’s exercise of oversight.
Rand Paul | I believe the support I received this past week shows that Americans are looking for someone to really stand up and fight for them. And I’m prepared to do just that.
AFP | Website encourages faithful to pray for individual cardinals chosen at random by a computer program.
Lew Rockwell | The basketball star has been demonized for his peace visit to North Korea.
Paul Joseph Watson | Head of Communist Party says simultaneous cancers of Latin-American politicians was “far from a coincidence”.
Mike Adams | Hugo Chavez is dead, leaving one less control freak tyrant desecrating our planet, but one more empty seat of corruption and power to be filled.
egyptindependent.com | Suez Canal city of Port Said has been gripped by its second day of bloody clashes.
Washington Free Beacon | Chinese general who threatened nuclear strike on U.S. visits Washington this week.
Adrian Salbuchi | Maybe Corleone’s best disciples are actually running the show after all.
The Guardian | Service will ferry workers from the Palestinian town of Qalqiliya across the border of the West Bank towards Tel Aviv.
VOA News | Kerry says the United States will make $190 million available immediately from a promised $450-million package.
BBC | ‘A spokesman for the Queen said she was in “good health”, besides the symptoms of gastroenteritis.’
New York Times | Researchers have cataloged some 42,500 Nazi ghettos and camps throughout Europe.
AFP | Citizens protest against the government’s austerity measures aimed at rescuing the debt-hit eurozone nation.
The Atlantic | The organization is functionally above the law — and victims of Haiti’s cholera outbreak aren’t the only ones paying the price.
Al Arabiya News | Rumors about the proposal, which some described as preposterous, have circulated online for weeks.
CBS | State-run CCTV showed the four being led in shackles and handcuffs from their cells.
The Independent | British Home Secretary, Theresa May, has revoked the passports of 16 individuals
Natural News | Greek medical patients in near-panic.
Economic Collapse | Is the financial collapse of Italy going to be the final blow that breaks the back of Europe financially?
Syrian Girl | While the west and the Israeli lobby lectures Iran about human rights, it censors Press TV from broadcasting in the west.
AFP | Fracking would be banned in areas where there are water reserves and mineral springs.
Ambrose Evans-Pritchard | “The majority of Italians have clearly voted against the Brussels consensus. That is a damning indictment.”