In scenes that were reminiscent of the nationwide Gezi protests, riot police fired tear gas and water cannon against a group of protesters who were attempting to gather on Istanbul’s iconic İstiklal Avenue and near the German Hospital in Cihangir, both in central Beyoğlu.
An 18-year-old Brotherhood supporter was shot dead during clashes in the Nile Delta city of Damietta. Another man was killed in Minya, a bastion of Islamist support south of Cairo. A third person was killed in Cairo, the interior ministry said, without giving details.
Millions of Britons stressed about financies - with video ~ link ~ Well...they should feel good that the Rothschild global bankers are doing so well...NOT!!! Stirling
You're simply continuing to feed the Wolves of Wall Street ~ link ~ One Victim's Open Letter To The Kings Of Hollywood
Inside an underground Swiss Gold Vault ~ link
Marc Faber's 2013 Predictions ~ link
Given that the Authorities Oppose Everything the Founding Fathers Fought For, Is This Still America??? ~ link
China formally eases one-child policy and abolishes labor camps ~ link ~ Progress but a long way to go towards ending the forced abortions of many millions of babies!!! Stirling
Chinese 'Snow Dragon' icebreaker gets stuck on way to rescue ship with 70 tourists trapped in Antarctic ice since christmas ~ link ~ Also see ~ link ~ link ~
Hundreds of teens terrorize Brooklyn mall ~ link ~ This is the result of years of media induced social and moral decay, drug use, and lack of a proper Christian upbringing. Stirling
Hundreds of teens terrorized a Brooklyn mall Thursday during an attack organized on social media, forcing it to close its doors for hours during crucial day after Christmas sales.
More than 400 teens swarmed Kings Plaza Mall, in Southern Brooklyn, trashing stores, assaulting shoppers and stealing things after a t-shirt insulting a high school student sparked anger among classmates.
Thai military hints at a Coup ~ link ~ Amid a continued standoff between the Thai government and anti-government protesters, Army Chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha yesterday refused to rule out a military coup, warning that the army was at “a difficult crossroad.”
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has called new elections for February 2, but the opposition Democrat Party has declared it will boycott the poll and protest leaders are calling for the installation of an unelected “people’s council” to rewrite the constitution and run the country. Tensions escalated in Bangkok over the past week. On Thursday, about 2,000 people took part in protests throughout the capital, calling for the caretaker Puea Thai government to resign. One group attempted to storm the Thai-Japanese Stadium where candidate registration was taking place for the election. Two people were killed and at least 140 injured in clashes.
"We STILL have no electricty, Prime Minister" - photos and video ~ link ~ The UK is experencing the types of Mini-Ice Age winters that I predicted two and a half years ago, as a result of the BP Gulf Oil Disaster's effect on the Loop Current and the global weather patterns. Stirling
As a second major storm battered the UK, Prime Minister David Cameron was heckled by flood victims who berated him for how long they have had to cope without electricity.
According to the Energy Networks Association, more than 13,000 homes have been without power since high winds and heavy rain caused chaos on Christmas Eve.