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Morales says he supports Iran not US

Bolivian President Evo Morales, who is visiting Iran, said he announces without any fear and concern that he supports Iran not the US.

Gheddafi Claims Italy Will Deny NATO Bases for US Attacks on Libya

Condition in article four of Italian-Libyan friendship treaty signed on Saturday by Silvio Berlusconi. Prime Minister’s Office replies.

Berlusconi: Britain Could Have Led to a Confrontation

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said that a crisis had been defused. "The situation could have been the detonator for a serious crisis," he said. It was especially Great Britain's position—together with eastern European countries—that could have shifted the EU onto a confrontation course.

Russia appreciates Turkey's efforts for solution to Caucasus issue

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Tuesday that his country appreciates Turkey's efforts to advance the solution process for the Caucasus issue, the semi-official Anatolia news agency reported.

Medvedev Says U.S. Support For Georgia Is A Mistake

The United States' "carte blanche" support for Georgia's leaders helped provoke the conflict there and should now be scrapped, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said today.

What is the National Security Whistleblowers Coalition?

The National Security Whistleblowers Coalition, or shortly NSWBC, was founded in 2004 by former FBI translator Sibel Edmonds in league with over 50 former and current United States government officials from more than a dozen agencies. Basically, the National Security Whistleblowers Coalition is an alliance of whistleblowers who have come forward to address weaknesses of US security agencies.

Germans view Bush as greater danger to global peace

Germans see American President George W. Bush as a greater danger to global peace, the Super Illu magazine cited Sunday an opinion poll released by the Leipzig Institute for Market Research.

Italy to Pay $5 Billion to Libya in Landmark Accord

Italy agreed to pay Libya $5 billion as compensation for its 30-year occupation of the country during the 20th century. The money will be invested by Italy over a 25-year period.

Russia: Withdrawal to Security Zone in Georgia Complete

However, top general in Moscow says troops will maintain 18 checkpoints in security zone around South Ossetia, which includes airport near Senaki.

IRAQ: Health Ministry cracks down on illegal medicines

Iraq's Health Ministry is leading a crackdown on expired and illegally imported medicines which have flooded the Iraqi market since the US-led invasion in 2003, a senior health official said on 19 August.

U.S. to complete troop pullout from Iraq by 2011

Iraq and the U.S. have reached a draft agreement on a proposed withdrawal timetable and other issues on the U.S. military presence in Iraq beyond 2008, CNN reported Friday.

Russia Claims Right to Increase Troop Strength in South Ossetia

Russia is claiming the right to increase the number of troops it has in and around South Ossetia, where it is also establishing additional checkpoints in response to what it says is a "continued Georgian threat."

Russia says ready to supply Syria with defensive weapons

Russia is ready to supply Syria with defensive weapons, the Russian foreign minister said on Thursday following a meeting between the two countries leaders in Russia's Black Sea resort of Sochi.

U.S. Says It's Likely To Help Georgia Rebuild Military

The United States expects to help Georgia rebuild its military following the conflict with Russia over breakaway South Ossetia, a top U.S. general has said.

Russia warns NATO against re-equipping Georgia's military

Russia's ambassador to NATO Dmitry Rogozin warned Wednesday NATO against filling the gap of losses of the Georgian military incurred in its conflict with Russia.