World affairs have suddenly got rather alarming – with tensions rising between Russia and America simmering as the two nations clash over Syria. Former leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned this week that the world had reached a ‘dangerous threshold’. Against this background, hacktivist collective Anonymous has posted a series of alarming videos and news reports – with one suggesting that World War III is ‘imminent’.

But don’t grab your gas mask and head for your doomsday bunker quite yet – the Anon HQ report’s reference to the Pentagon believing that war is imminent isn’t quite as alarming as it sounds. It’s a – fairly doom-laden – take on this Yahoo story in fact, and it doesn’t mean that nuclear war is about to begin right now. FULL REPORT