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Police can no longer handle the lawless jungle after dark in Amsterdam’ – ombudsman

Published time: 28 Jul, 2018 14:08 As dark descends on Amsterdam, the Dutch tourist hotspot turns into an “urban jungle” where the police are powerless to handle crime, violence and drug trade, Arre Zuurmond, the city’s ombudsman, warned. “The city center becomes an urban jungle at night,” Zuurmond told Dutch paper, Trouw. “Criminal money flourishes, […]

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Russia 2018: Volgograd – bright future awaits city with dark past

On June 18, Volgograd will host its first World Cup match between England and Tunisia. RT Sport paid a visit to the riverbank city to explore its history, quirks and construction ahead of Russia 2018. Scarred by war, Volgograd represents a patch of territory engrained in Russia’s rich and storied history. Originally named Tsaritsyn, the […]

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Dark transparency: How accountability tool turned into instrument of corruption

Transparency in politics is usually seen as a crucial element to a functioning democracy, but the flip side to that openness and accountability is the corruption that it inadvertently enables. Transparency in politics is usually seen as a crucial element to a functioning democracy, but the flip side to that openness and accountability is the […]

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Porton Down: Lab behind Skripal poison probe has dark history of human testing

The Porton Down lab at the center of the Skripal poisoning case has a dark history of secret government-run human testing. The human trials were conducted as part of the UK’s war preparation against the Soviet Union. The military laboratory at Porton Down was the hub of Britain’s biological weapons trials between 1939 and 1989. […]

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Claims of drug ring at US Naval Academy selling cocaine, LSD on dark web trigger probe

US Navy investigators are looking into claims of a drug ring that was selling illegal substances over the dark web, including cocaine, LSD, and ketamine – a powerful sedative, local media reports. As many as dozens of midshipmen are being investigated for an alleged drug abuse, Fox News reported. The investigation revolves around allegations of […]

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