Kremlin-aligned media outlets were quick to deflect blame for the murder of Boris Nemtsov, a leading figure in the Russian opposition, from Vladimir Putin and his allies, claiming that killing Nemtsov does not benefit Putin and presenting other possible alternative explanations for the murder.
Clashes broke out in Cairo and several other Egyptian cities on Friday during protest marches staged by supporters of deposed President Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood, security sources and state media said.
A group of Egyptians protested in front of the White House Thursday afternoon to “expose” what they say is “the clear bias of the Obama administration and the American media in support of the Muslim Brotherhood and its terrorist ideology.”
There are a lot of things to dislike about a planned march on Washington, D.C., in which gun owners will openly carry firearms. Primary among them is the fact that it’s being organized by a 9/11 Truther. Secondary among them is that the last thing the gun rights movement needs right now is a messy incident on the footsteps of the Capitol. However, someone should explain to D.C.’s chief cop that the march is a textbook example of civil disobedience:
The Burmese government has continued to engage in ethnic violence just two months after President Barack Obama made a historic trip to the country to endorse the new ruling regime.