The US seized a North Korean ship and moved it thousands of miles to check whether it’s being used to violate sanctions
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An undated photo from the US Department of Justice shows “Wise Honest,” a North Korean cargo ship, that the US has now seized. Department of Justice via AP The US has sailed a North Korean cargo ship thousands of miles … Read More

Oil Rises as Middle East Tanker Attacks Add to Political Risks
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 Saudi Arabia says two of its vessels sabotaged on Sunday  Brent futures increase as much as 2.2%, WTI gains 2.1% Crude rallied after Saudi Arabia said its oil tankers were attacked on Sunday, adding to the mounting geopolitical risks in … Read More

Over 5,600 Asylum Seekers Deported From Germany in Q1 2019 – Reports
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A total of 5,613 asylum seekers were deported from Germany in the first three months of 2019, the Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper reported on Sunday. The largest number of asylum seekers (600) were deported to Italy, 400 more to the … Read More

Russia Is Targeting Europe’s Elections. So Are Far-Right Copycats.
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Posters in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, for this month’s European Parliament elections. Populists expect a strong showing.CreditCreditRobin Utrecht/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images LONDON — Less than two weeks before pivotal elections for the European Parliament, a constellation of websites and social … Read More

Venezuela braces for more protests as Maduro clamps down
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Opposition leader Juan Guaido calls for nationwide rallies to protest against arrest of deputy speaker Edgar Zambrano. National Assembly VP Edgar Zambrano (L) was arrested by intelligence services [File: Reuters] Venezuela is bracing for another day of nationwide protests following the … Read More

Pope Francis’ new sex abuse rules are a revolution for the Catholic Church
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Pope Francis gestures as he addresses over 1,000 diocesan leaders, both clergy and laity, May 9, 2019, at the Basilica of St. John Lateran, the cathedral of the Diocese of Rome. (CNS photo/Remo Casilli, Reuters) With his new motu proprio “Vos estis … Read More

180,000 Muslims pray peacefully at Al-Aqsa Mosque on first Friday of Ramadan
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Israel eases restrictions on travel from West Bank; police deploy hundreds of officers to ensure worshipers can mark the holy month at the Jerusalem flashpoint Muslim worshipers pray in the al-Aqsa Mosque compound at Jerusalem’s Temple Mount on May 10, … Read More

Trump looks to project calm as trade war heats up
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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during an event on ending surprise medical billing | Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday sought to ease concerns about his administration’s failure so far to reach a trade deal … Read More

Israel-bashing Imam delivers opening prayer at House of Representatives
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In 2014, Suleiman also made a comment on social media alluding to the antisemitic idea that Israel controls American foreign policy, claiming that it is the “51st state.” Imam Omar Suleiman addresses the House of Representatives on Thursday.. (photo credit: … Read More

Emmanuel Macron, Facebook’s Zuckerberg Will Meet To Clamp Down On HATE SPEECH
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AP Photo / Francois Mori France has formulated draft legislation scheduled to hit Parliament’s agenda in the coming months to compel platforms like Google, Facebook and Twitter to remove hateful content within 24 hours or face heavy fines. Facebook CEO … Read More

Trump’s Iran Escalation Poses a Threat for Germany (Rising Tensions)
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Iran has announced its intention to begin withdrawing from parts of a 2015 nuclear agreement in 60 days. The decision could reduce the time needed to develop a nuclear weapon — if Iran chose to do so. AILSA CHANG, HOST: … Read More

Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 10 May 2019
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Greetings from Tyler,          If you planned to buy some cheap sporting goods gear or anything else made in China, you might want to hurry to the store.   Trade talks appear to have reached an impasse, … Read More

‘Siren call’ of a Fourth Reich is spreading, warns Nazi Germany expert
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‘Counterfactual’ historian Gavriel Rosenfeld’s new book takes on old-new fears of the Reich’s revival in our time. Illustrative: In this photo from August 11, 2017, multiple white nationalist groups march with torches through the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville, … Read More

German Media Says German-American Friendship is ‘in Shreds’
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Reuters/Jonathan Ernst US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo abruptly cancelled his visit to Germany this week, where he was scheduled to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel. This has sparked speculations about US-German relations falling apart and prompted a Sueddeutsche Zeitung … Read More

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