For Kazakh police officers will be fixed right in certain cases to use weapons without warning. Corresponding norm, according Tengrinews, is contained in the new law "On the internal affairs", developed by the Ministry of the Interior.Today, February 13, Deputy Interior Minister Yerlik Kenenbaev introduced this bill in the lower house of parliament. As "Novosti-Kazakhstan", in the notes to the document distributed during the presentation indicated that the conditions of use of weapons and special equipment are defined by the law "On the law enforcement services." Read more [...]
Officials denied the law on the U.S. National Defense (National Defense Authorization Act), developed in 2013, an amendment that would prohibit the government to sign the Americans detained without charge or trial.
Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee Carl Levin told reporters that the amendment to the bill, which deals with defense spending and has been approved by the Senate two weeks ago, we decided to cancel.
The amendment, authored by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, including the right of the authorities canceled the resonant arrest suspected terrorists without trial.
Having signed December Read more [...]
On two continents financial scandal erupted, which also has a direct relationship to the United States: The British bank was able to avoid closing after he was suspected of links to terrorists. Bankers caught in money laundering of drug cartels and arms dealers.
But helped lawyers - they have held talks with the U.S. government. And for a couple of billion dollars have persuaded the U.S. government not to carry out an official check. Our correspondent Vadim Hulanhov corruption on a national scale.
One of the largest multinational banks - HSBC - is at the center of a major scandal, initiated by Read more [...]
Barack Obama created a task force headed by Vice President Joseph Biden and looks forward to its specific proposals in the near future. The main task - to prevent the recurrence of tragedies such as school massacre Newtown. Where last Friday mentally unbalanced Adam Lanza shot 20 children and six adults.
Barack Obama, the U.S. president: "We must reduce the epidemic of armed violence that destroys our country. Necessary to prevent access to weapons of people with unstable mentality. We must reject the old stereotypes, including in the field of culture that glorified guns and violence. Read more [...]
In connection with the tragedy in Connecticut in the U.S. canceled the premiere screenings. Among them - the new film directed by Quentin Tarantino's "Django liberated" which is replete with scenes of violence. Recently, Hollywood produces far more bloody militant than melodrama, and they become role models.Demonstration of a new tape Quentin Tarantino was to be held on Tuesday. Millions of fans were waiting for him in the U.S., but these millions are unlikely to argue that the time is now quite inappropriate.After the massacre at the school "Sandy Hook" in the country Read more [...]
In honor of the 60th anniversary of the reign of the British throne, Elizabeth II, which on Tuesday for the first time to attend a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of the United Kingdom, called the territory in the eastern part of Antarctica, writes the British media.Queen Elizabeth II in the end of the year, which became her year of "Diamond Jubilee" reign, came to the residence of the British prime minister at Downing Street, 10, to take part as an observer in the last before the holidays cabinet meeting Her Majesty, reports RIA "Novosti ".On the auspicious occasion of Read more [...]
"Gazprom" allows reducing the average price of Russian gas to Ukraine in 2013 to 352 per thousand cubic meters. On it informs "Interfax", citing an unnamed source familiar with the plans concern. In 2012, Kiev was paying an average of 421 dollars per thousand cubic meters, a discount may be more than 15 percent. In this case, the expected shipments should reach 40 billion cubic meters. Other terms and conditions of the Russian side is not informed.Kiev intends in 2013 to purchase from Russia, only 18 billion cubic meters of gas. Under the current contract, which stipulates Read more [...]
Concluded back in 2009 an agreement with NATO on the transit of NATO cargoes through Russia made it possible to earn extra money to domestic companies. So, "Transcontainer", "daughter" of the state of "Russian Railways", from the beginning of 2012 has earned our former war enemies almost half a billion rubles, bringing to Afghanistan about 4.5 thousand containers. As follows from the statements "TransContainer" IFRS for the first nine months of 2012, the company was able to increase its revenue by 24.5% to 27.35 billion rubles. Traditionally, the lion's Read more [...]
U.S. court banned the group Sea Shepherd conservationists approach closer than half a kilometer to the Japanese whaling ships in the Antarctic. Thus, the claim was satisfied with the Japanese side, demanding to protect fishing fleets from persecution.
The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has also banned the activists "physically attack any whaler." Prohibition is in force, at least until the appeal. Injunction also prohibits human rights group, "navigation, threatening the safety of others."
Each year, the American Society for the court of marine fauna Sea Shepherd («Sea Read more [...]
U.S. citizens appealed to the government to begin construction of the space station "Death Star", the size is not inferior to the moon. The official website of the White House published a petition that gathered more than 30 thousand signatures. Americans demand that the station was put into operation in 2016.
Object that can easily destroy entire planets, known in the film of George Lucas 'Star Wars.' Signature collection began on 14 November. In order that the matter be considered by the responsible government officials, the action should involve at least 25 thousand supporters. Read more [...]
Airborne troops of Russia will come to help women and children in Syria, where appropriate, and even, if necessary, provide evacuation of Russian citizens. This was announced on Tuesday Airborne Troops Commander Colonel General Vladimir Shamanov. The more experience of such operations by Russian soldiers there.
Of course, the airborne troops would come to help, but if such a task will be assigned military leadership, added Shamans.
"Absolutely responsibly declare we are ready" - quoted Shamanov "Interfax".
"I remind you that this experience we already have - the evacuation Read more [...]
Russians and the kidnappers of an Italian citizen in Syria demanded a ransom for their release, according to the Russian Foreign Ministry. The hostages were employees of a private enterprise. The Russian Embassy in Damascus has already begun to take the necessary proactive in contact with the Syrian side. Ukrainian authorities do not agree with Syrian rebels abducted earlier Ukrainian journalist Ankhara Kochneva they suspected of having links to Russian intelligence.
Russians and the kidnappers of an Italian citizen in Syria demanded a ransom for their release, according to the Russian Foreign Read more [...]
18/12/2012 In Syria from the Kaliningrad region yesterday, 17 December, there was a whole squadron of warships Baltic Fleet. On this day, December 18, told a REGNUM source in the Navy.
In addition to the large landing ship (LST) "Kaliningrad", in the long march away BDK "Alexander Shabalin," frigate "Yaroslav the Wise"Tanker" Lena "and the auxiliary lift, explained to the news agency REGNUM.IA REGNUM notes that official information about the campaign from the Baltic Fleet is still no. Meanwhile, relatives of the sailors are actively discussing sending ships Read more [...]
When the United States threatened to deploy a missile defense system in Poland and Russia countered the threat to step back, preparing for the deployment of missile complexes "Iskander" in Kaliningrad.
"Iskander" missile system is very unusual with equally unusual mission, would be a very intractable enemy, and Russia now seems to behave as a country that has enemies.
All intelligence activities based to check the working hypothesis - much like any other research. In this case, the political hypothesis is that not only Israel, but the key groups that reflect differences in Read more [...]
17/12/2012 On Monday, the Iranian authorities announced that they had managed to intercept two U.S. drones, AP reported citing local agency IRNA. According to the Navy Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi, U.S. drones have been intercepted before December 4 as Iran announced the capture of ScanEagle.Fadavi noted that copies of this unit has been used by Iranian military, but details were not reported.Earlier, the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC elite forces Iran) reported the interception of an American drone ScanEagle.According to him, the interception was Read more [...]
17/12/2012 Bulgaria appealed to the United States to host the permanent contingent. Sofia explains this desire that the presence of U.S. troops in the country to help improve security in the region and improve the training of Bulgarian soldiers and officers.
It first is to increase the U.S. military presence on the range "New village" in the town of Sliven, wrote in his newspaper "Trud" from Sofia. Moreover, at the site may be established a permanent U.S. military commanders, said the publication with reference to the outcome of the visit of Defense Minister Anyu Angelov Read more [...]
16/12/2012 Six non-governmental organizations (NGOs), to monitor the first phase of the constitutional referendum in Egypt, demanded an expression of the will again. According to observers, the vote was in the worst traditions of former dictator Hosni Mubarak. NGOs on the government to declare the Islamists of the first stage of the referendum invalid.Among the violations recorded by non-governmental organizations - insufficient number of judges who were to observe the referendum, the presence of members of the ruling party "Freedom and Justice" at the polls. In addition, it is argued Read more [...]
The lower house of the Australian Parliament passed the bill on recognition of aboriginal natives of the country. It is reported by The Sudney Morning Herald.The document recognizes the "unique and special place" in the history of Aboriginal Australia. He was supported by both the ruling coalition and the opposition, writes The Australian.The bill is an important step on the way for a referendum on introducing amendments to the constitution to recognize Aboriginal natives of the country. Him in November 2008, has promised to hold the Prime Minister Julia Gillard, but his time repeatedly Read more [...]
The recently published document stamped "secret" indicates that the United States at the time created a military plan, whereby against Russia and China would begin momentarily "full-scale nuclear attack" in the case, if the U.S. was attacked by someone of them, even by accident, even by the usual methods of weapons.
Published on Wednesday in Washington Archives National Defense document shows that until 1968, the U.S. had a working protocol, under which the country would conduct a full-scale nuclear attack against the two countries at the same time, no matter which country would Read more [...]
16/12/2012 U.S. House Speaker John Bonaire Congress agreed to raise taxes for the rich. The parliamentarian said that this will happen if President Barack Obama is going to reduce the cost of a number of social programs.
Bonaire, which is considered one of the most conservative Republicans in the House, for the first years of the speaker went against the administration and allowed the opportunity to discuss raising taxes. In the event that the parties would be flexible and complete the negotiations, the U.S. would avoid sequestration, which threatens to lower the credit rating of the country Read more [...]