Jared Kushner’s new assignment: Overseeing the construction of Trump’s border wall

Jared Kushner speaks with President Trump during a signing ceremony for criminal justice legislation. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) President Trump has made his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, the de facto project manager for constructing his border wall, frustrated with a lack … Read More

Russia: White Helmets, militants preparing false-flag chemical attacks in Syria

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Members of the so-called civil defense group White Helmets) purportedly check the vitals of a boy recovered from under the rubble of a building following an airstrike in the town of Maaret al-Naasan in Syria’s northwestern province of Idlib on … Read More

House Dem now sees no ‘value’ in impeachment, as polls show falling support among independents

Michigan Democratic Rep. Brenda Lawrence, a prominent supporter of Kamala Harris who has previously supported the impeachment inquiry into President Trump, abruptly announced Sunday that she no longer saw any “value” in the process and called for her fellow Democrats to throw their … Read More

Hong Kong leader admits local elections revealed ‘unhappiness’ with government

posted in: Far East, News

HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam acknowledged on Tuesday (Nov 26) that a crushing defeat for the city’s pro-Beijing establishment in weekend polls revealed public discontent over her government’s handling of months of political unrest. The elections showed concern over “deficiencies in … Read More

Who is going to be Germany’s chancellor in 2021?

posted in: Germany, News

The most important country of the European Union, Germany will also shoulder the EU Council presidency in July 2020. Within the last few months, ministries in Germany have already begun to prepare for the EU Council presidency term. With plans … Read More

New migrants put Germany’s established crime gangs under pressure

posted in: Germany, News

More and more foreigners are suspected of ties with organized crime in Germany, authorities told public broadcaster ARD. Newly arrived immigrants often act as competition to established Arab-Lebanese clans. Newcomers from Syria, Iraq and other countries are changing the structure … Read More

At least 100 killed since start of heavy rains

‘We are urging people to move to safe grounds. Of course, it’s uncomfortable. But at this time we’d rather they feel funny but safe’. Villagers mill around a house that had collapsed and killing one person on spot over ongoing … Read More

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