U.S. ready to take on Russia, China, Iran and other ‘foreign powers’ in Venezuela, John Bolton Says

posted in: News, World News

President Donald Trump’s national security adviser John Bolton has warned nations seen as obstacles to U.S. plans for Latin America that they must leave Venezuela and stop defending the socialist government opposed by the Trump administration. Venezuela’s economic crisis boiled … Read More

Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 5 April 2019

posted in: News, Weekly Update

Greetings from Tyler, Now that the fervent hope of the news panels has collapsed, (whether they accept it or not) we’re being treated to full-throated panic about “global warming.”  Regardless of how ridiculous are the claims, the alarmists are back … Read More

Cyclone may have killed more than 1,000 people, Mozambique president says

“It is a real disaster of great proportions,” President Filipe Nyusi said. Members of the public and military personnel search for survivors and bodies in Ngangu township Chimanimani, Manicaland Province, eastern Zimbabwe, on March 18 2019, after the area was … Read More

Next flu pandemic ‘a matter of when, not if,’ says WHO

The World Health Organization has released a global plan to fight influenza, describing it as its most comprehensive to date. One goal is to prepare for an inevitable next flu pandemic. The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday outlined a … Read More

Mediterranean Migrant Arrivals Reach 8,956 in 2019; Deaths Reach 224

posted in: News, Refugee Crisis Europe

Themes: Missing Migrants Geneva – The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the UN Migration Agency, reports that 8,956 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea through 27 February, a 12 per cent decrease from the 10,243 arriving during the same period last year. … Read More

UN Security Council Rejects U.S., Russia Resolutions On Venezuela

A demonstrator holds a Venezuelan flag on the bridge in Urena, Venezuela, on the border with Colombia. The UN Security Council has rejected rival resolutions on the crisis in Venezuela presented by the United States and Russia. The United States … Read More

Germany rolls up refugee welcome mat to face off right-wing threat

Berlin (CNN) Nearly four years after almost 1 million refugees were welcomed into the country, Germany has quietly been closing the window on asylum applications and ramping up deportations. This trend has continued even as the number of people arriving in … Read More

Palestinians launch bid for full UN membership

posted in: Middle East, News

Speaking a day after Donald Trump said he would unveil a new Mideast peace plan within months, Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas said the US president could not be regarded as a neutral brokerTIMOTHY A. CLARY (AFP) The Palestinians will launch … Read More

Abbas, Guterres discuss recent Israeli escalations

posted in: Middle East, News

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met with Antonio Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General in New York, on Monday, during which he briefed him on the latest developments in the Palestinian issue, including the recent Israeli escalations in the occupied Palestinian territories. AhlulBayt … Read More

Netanyahu: UN must take action on Hezbollah tunnels

posted in: Israel, News

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday urged the UN Security Council to take action against Hezbollah tunnels dug under the Israel border from Lebanon. Speaking ahead of a Security Council session on the issue, Netanyahu said the UN presence in … Read More

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