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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden Warns Russia

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden Warns Russia

Europe and the United States tried to bring Russia into the community of nations in a constructive manner, but Russian President Vladimir Putin has other ideas, Vice President Joe Biden said Saturday in Munich. Russia’s actions against Ukraine, its bullying of neighboring nations and its repression of dissent at home worry U.S. and European leaders, [...]

Tackling Terrorism by Fighting Corruption

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Tackling Terrorism by Fighting Corruption

Transparency International (TI) participated in Munich Security Conference (Feb. 6-8) to discuss the impact of corruption on security and how it fuels terrorism. Through more than 100 national chapters worldwide and an international secretariat in Berlin, TI works with partners in government, business and civil society to put effective measures in place to tackle corruption. [...]

Rocket Attacks in Ukraine: Civilian Death Toll Rising

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Rocket Attacks in Ukraine: Civilian Death Toll Rising

Separatist rebel forces seem to be responsible for two recent unlawful attacks with unguided rockets in eastern Ukraine, which together killed at least 41 civilians, including two children, and wounded more than 100 civilians, Human Rights Watch said today. During a recent on-the-ground investigation, Human Rights Watch also found that both Ukrainian government forces and [...]

Monsanto Rewarded for Sustainable Water Management

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Monsanto Rewarded for Sustainable Water Management

Monsanto Co.’s Antwerp site is claimed to be the first in Flanders to receive a gold-level European Water Stewardship (EWS) certificate. It was announced by the company Wednesday. The certificate acknowledges Monsanto’s expertise in sustainable water management. This award strengthens the Antwerp facility’s leadership role in the Port of Antwerp in terms of water management. [...]

VisitBritain Launches The Countryside Collection

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VisitBritain Launches The Countryside Collection

VisitBritain, the national tourist board for England, Scotland and Wales, unveiled Thursday a new GREAT Britain campaign initiative, The Countryside Collection, with a celebration in New York City. The night included a performance by Katherine Jenkins, OBE, a classical crossover artist and Dancing with the Stars finalist. Alexandra Richards, DJ, model and daughter of British [...]

Charlie Hebdo: I’m Charlie. I’m Back

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Charlie Hebdo: I’m Charlie. I’m Back

After losing 12 people in a terrorist attack on its office last week, French magazine Charlie Hebdo has decided to release its next issue Wednesday. While the Charlie Hebdo artists were presumably attacked and killed by Islamic terrorists for lampooning Prophet Muhammad in their caricatures, in a bold step the magazine has decided to again carry Muhammad’s [...]

Cost of the Freedom of Expression: Death

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Cost of the Freedom of Expression: Death

Those who seek extreme freedom of speech are faced with extreme violence which usually amounts to death. By Rakesh Raman “Sometimes laughter can hurt, but laughter, humor and mockery are our only weapons,” said cartoonist Jean Cabut. But the artist didn’t say anything about the power of these weapons. Can these artistic weapons stand against [...]

Jews Say Charlie Hebdo Terror Attacks Are Our 9/11

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Jews Say Charlie Hebdo Terror Attacks Are Our 9/11

American Jewish Committee (AJC) Paris called for stepped up efforts to combat Islamist terrorism in France as violent attacks in Paris over the past two days expanded to a kosher supermarket. “What happened over the past 48 hours was a shock to the entire French nation,” said Simone Rodan-Benazquen, director of AJC Paris. “It was [...]

Islam Does Not Mean Peace: Anjem Choudary

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Islam Does Not Mean Peace: Anjem Choudary

A London-based Muslim cleric Anjem Choudary suggests that Islam does not mean peace; rather it means submission to the commands of Allah alone. Therefore, he says, Muslims do not believe in the concept of freedom of expression, as their speech and actions are determined by divine revelation and not based on people’s desires. He has [...]

After Terrorist Attack on Charlie Hebdo, Website Hacked?

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After Terrorist Attack on Charlie Hebdo, Website Hacked?

By Rakesh Raman In our previous story a couple hours ago, informing about the terrorists’ attack on French magazine Charlie Hebdo’s office, RMN News had mentioned that the magazine’s site was not working. But now it appears that Charlie Hebdo website has been hacked. When you go to the site (http://www.charliehebdo.fr/), you will only see [...]

Terrorists Attack French Magazine Office. At Least 11 Killed

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Terrorists Attack French Magazine Office. At Least 11 Killed

Two masked gunmen attacked the Paris office of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo today morning at around 11 a.m. local time. Reports suggest that at least 11 people were killed and another 10 were injured in the attack. The attackers are believed to be ISIS militants who escaped after the attack. According to BBC [...]

Talking Dog Seldom Bites. Says “I Love You”

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Talking Dog Seldom Bites. Says “I Love You”

As the hate between humans has always been increasing, they are now looking for new opportunities of making love. Here comes the dog. When a woman expressed her love for the little puppy, he reciprocated by uttering the same three romantic words – “I Love You.” The video is uploaded on YouTube.