“If Russia has a crisis, it is not necessarily good for Europe,” Hollande said during a two-hour interview with radio station France Inter. “I'm not for the policy of attaining goals by making things worse, I think that sanctions must stop now.”
The goal of sanctions against Russia was to return Moscow to the negotiating table to find ways for a peaceful resolution to the crisis in Ukraine, he said. He elaborated that additional sanctions may exclude Moscow from partnership in the resolution of conflicts which “will have very dangerous consequences for the entire world."
AirAsia QZ8501 - Flight data recorders still not located - Search resumes ~ link ~
Flight QZ8501 was flying from Surabaya, Indonesia to Singapore on 28 December when it disappeared from radar.
Search teams have recovered 37 bodies but the remains of most victims are thought to still be in the plane.
Secret US files reveal US Government's interest in Scottish Referendum ~ link ~ Since I openly supported Scottish Independence, and was heard by millions doing so on the Nutrimedical Report Show, I wonder if I am included in those the US Government "kept an eye on"??? Stirling
The Scotland Office tried to impel the White House to step in in the independence referendum, top secret US documents reveal, the Daily Express reports. US officials also allegedly kept an eye on Americans who backed Scottish independence. The files, which reportedly run to hundreds of pages, indicate that the White House followed the Scottish independence debate from day one, when the SNP first won power in 2007, the report claims.
The Scottish Sunday Express asked the US State Department for any documents relating to the independence referendum in January 2012, using the US Freedom of Information Act. It reportedly took some three years. The Central Foreign Policy division traced 60 documents, 22 of which were released in full, and 19 with some information redacted. A further 14 documents have been "kept secret in the interest of national defense or foreign policy," and the final five are still being kept under review.
Queen Khentahawess III's tomb found in Egypt ~ link ~ link ~ link ~