Friday, September 22, 2017

US comes to Russia with ‘absurd’ request for more sanctions against North Korea

U.S. comes to Russia with 'absurd' request for more sanctions against North Korea, Georgiy Toloraya of the Russian Academy of Sciences told Sputnik on Monday. Given the US approach to its relations with Russia, it is "absurd" for Washington to expect Moscow's support for its sanctions...

John Podesta in front of the House intelligence committee

The House intelligence committee next week plans to interview John Podesta, Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign chairman whose hacked email account became central to Russian meddling in the US election last year, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter, reported CNN on Thursday.  Podesta will...

Sri Lanka floods: At least 164 people killed, 97 missing and 1,700 homes destroyed

Floods and landslides in Sri Lanka's southern and western regions have killed at least 164 people and damaged more than 1,700 homes, officials said on Saturday. Ninety-seven people were also reported missing, at least 40 others have been hospitalised, and over 400,000 people have been...

Lebanese army to deploy along entire eastern border, army chief

Lebanese army to deploy along entire eastern border, told Reuters on Friday citing the army chief -- Lebanon's army will deploy along the country's entire eastern border with Syria and remain stationed there after recently recapturing areas from Islamic State militants, army chief General Joseph...

Taliban can’t win militarily, US commander

Gen. John Nicholson, top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan, on Tuesday said that the Taliban cannot win the war in Afghanistan by military means. He made the comments in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement of a new approach to Afghanistan and...

Ben Stiller speaks about his battle with cancer, for the first time

Ben Stiller spoke about his battle with prostate cancer in his first television interview since revealing his diagnosis last month. During an appearance on the “Today” show Tuesday, the actor confirmed to host Matt Lauer that he’s still “cancer-free.” Stiller was diagnosed in 2014. “I was...

Anti-war march in Germany

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Demonstrators have staged an anti-NATO march in Germany to protest militarism and war. The senior German politician attending the protest denounced Berlin’s involvement in conflicts, Chancellor Angela Merkel's role in the Iraq war and the expansion of nuclear armaments. He made the comments as the protesters...

Sri Lanka flood and landslides leaving 91 dead 110 still missing

Sri Lanka Flood and Landslides leaving at least 91 dead 110 missing according to Disaster Management Center as of 6.30 pm local time, rescue operations continue. Floods and landslides in Sri Lanka have killed at least 91 people while dozens are missing after torrential rain,...

US-led coalition congratulates Iraqi forces after retaken all of Mosul from the IS group

US-led coalition says Iraqi forces have retaken all of Mosul from the Islamic State group, reported Associated Press on Monday. Coalition commander congratulates ISF and Haider Al-Abadi for their 'historic victory at Mosul against an evil enemy'. https://twitter.com/VOP_Today/status/884463166394118144 https://twitter.com/AP/status/884465770671071232

Stephen Hawking on Donald Trump: This is the most dangerous time for our planet

We can’t go on ignoring inequality, because we have the means to destroy our world but not to escape it. As a theoretical physicist based in Cambridge, I have lived my life in an extraordinarily privileged bubble. Cambridge is an unusual town, centred around one of...

Battle against Islamic State in the Philippines

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Militants loyal to Islamic State have seized large parts of Marawi City in the southern Philippines. As the conflict now enters its second month, government forces are still fighting to regain control. Sky News' Asia Correspondent Katie Stallard reports from the region.

36 killed in coach tunnel crash in NW China

At least 36 people were killed after a coach travelling from the southwestern Chinese city of Chengdu to Luoyang city in central Henan province crashed into a tunnel wall in the province of Shaanxi, Xinhua reported. At least 13 other people were reportedly injured and...

Albert Pike: “We Control Islam and We’ll Use It to Destroy the West”

Albert Pike “We Control Islam and We'll Use It to Destroy the West”
After Islam is used for its purpose, it will be done away with to make way for the religious system of pure Luciferianism. All Muslims will partake in the new system and worship Lucifer. In this documentary short we discuss Albert Pike's Three World War...

Turkey opened huge orphanage complex for nearly 1,000 Syrian children

Turkey on Thursday opened a huge orphanage complex where nearly 1,000 Syrian children will be housed and educated in a "safe environment", one of the NGOs backing the project said. The complex, in the southern Turkish town of Reyhanli near Syria, will house 990 children...

George Orwell’s classic book “1984,” about a dystopian future suddenly a Best-Seller

George Orwell’s classic book “1984,” about a dystopian future suddenly a Best-Seller
George Orwell’s classic book “1984,” about a dystopian future where critical thought is suppressed under a totalitarian regime, has seen a surge in sales this month, rising to the top of the Amazon best-seller list in the United States and leading its publisher to...

Kim Jong Un vows to keep conducting nuclear and missile tests

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to keep conducting nuclear and missile tests until the U.S. makes the "right choice," the North's state-run Korean Central News Agency reported Monday, as the rogue state continues its saber-rattling in hopes of forcing Washington into a...

More than 1 million people rallied at women’s marches worldwide

In a global exclamation of defiance and solidarity, more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches in the nation's capital and cities around the world Saturday to send President Donald Trump an emphatic message on his first full day in office that they...

Islamic State using chemical weapons against Iraqi forces in Mosul

Iraqi police on Sunday accused Islamic State of using chemical weapons against their forces in Mosul, but said that had not stopped them making new ground towards the militants’ last stronghold in the city. ______ Mosul, Iraq’s second biggest city, was captured by the ultra-hardline Sunni...

Trump and China’s President Xi agree on “maximizing pressure” on North Korea, White House

Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump spoke about keeping pressure on North Korea with economic sanctions imposed through the United Nations, the White House said in a statement on Monday. https://twitter.com/BreakingVop/status/909814957256081408

Syrian army, allies advance against ISIL in central Syria

The Syrian army and allied forces have captured one of the last major Islamic State enclaves in the central Syrian desert, told Reuters citing monitor and a Hezbollah military media unit on Saturday. https://twitter.com/VOPnewsroom/status/901465280156766208 The pocket of territory totals around 770 square miles (2,000 square km),...

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