Friday, February 24, 2017

Almost 1.4 million children could die this year from famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan & Yemen, UNICEF warns

Almost 1.4 million children suffering from severe malnutrition could die this year from famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, the UN children's agency said Monday. ______ In Yemen, where war has been raging for nearly two years, 462,000 children are suffering from acute malnutrition...

We’re not in Iraq to seize anybody’s oil, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis promising

Recession swamped six of the eight biggest oil-pumping U.S. states in 2016
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Baghdad on Monday, promising that, despite what President Trump said last month, the administration would not try to seize Iraq’s oil. ______ Nor, he said, would the administration repay Iraqis who have worked and fought side by side with American...

Time to stop Soros: Over 10,000 people signed petition calling Trump to ban George Soros from U.S.

American billionaire George Soros has long been known for sponsoring "color revolutions" across the world. However, it looks as if a strikingly similar pattern is now taking shape in the US. Speaking to RT, songwriter Vanessa Feltner, author of an anti-Soros petition, underscored that it's...

LEAKED: U.S. companies free to buy ‘Conflict Minerals’ from central African warlords

LEAKED U.S. companies free to buy 'Conflict Minerals' from central African warlords - File - Subject: Child miners in Congo On 2013-05-23, at 12:32 PM, Meeson, Andrew wrote: Child miners at an artisanal mine in Kambove, southern Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo courtesy World Vision Andrew Meeson Deputy Foreign Editor Toronto Star www.thestar.com Phone: 416-869-4771 ameeson@thestar.ca Congo mine4.JPG
The leaked draft of a presidential memorandum Donald Trump is expected to sign within days suspends a 2010 rule that discouraged American companies from funding conflict and human rights abuses in the Democratic Republic of Congo through their purchase of “conflict minerals.” ______ The memo, distributed inside the administration...

Mossack Fonseca founders arrested: charging as criminal organization, hiding assets or money from origins

The two founders of Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca were arrested on Saturday, the attorney general's office said, after both were indicted on charges of money-laundering in a case allegedly tied to a wide-ranging corruption scandal in Brazil. ______ Firm founders Jurgen Mossack and Ramon Fonseca...

U.N. appealed for $2.1 bn to provide food in Yemen after 12 million people faced the threat of famine

The United Nations said on Wednesday that 12 million people in Yemen faced the threat of famine brought on by two years of civil war and the situation was rapidly deteriorating. ______ It appealed for $2.1 billion to provide food and other life-saving aid, saying that...

Nigeria protest: More than 700 people protest against the government’s economic policy

More than 700 people took to the streets in the Nigerian capital Abuja on Thursday to protest against the government's economic policy in a sign of mounting public anger in the oil producer grappling with recession. ______ Africa's largest economy is mired in its first recession...

Globalist billionaire George Soros funded thousands of dollars on anti-Trump Republicans in 2016, report

​Employees of a hedge fund founded by globalist billionaire George Soros donated thousands of dollars to numerous high-level anti-Trump Republicans in 2016, according to a report by the Center for Responsive Politics. ______ Soros Fund Management was originally founded as a hedge fund by George Soros...

New study shows identity theft has gone up since security chip technology introduced in credit cards

Despite being touted as a safeguard against credit card fraud, security chip technology has not led to a decrease in identity theft. A new study shows that identity theft has gone up in the 16 months since chip-based cards have become commonplace. ______ A new study...

Everybody is concerned about trade wars – If trade stops, war starts: Alibaba founder Jack Ma warned

Retreat from globalization will only result in trouble, warned China's second richest man Jack Ma during a visit to Australia. ______ “Everybody is concerned about trade wars. If trade stops, war starts,” he said in Melbourne, where the e-commerce giant Alibaba opened its Australia and New...

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