Friday, June 23, 2017

Venezuelan security officials accused of crimes against humanity

Venezuela's armed forces and the National Guard are responsible for the violence against anti-government demonstrations in the country. This is stated in the statement of the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro on the situation in the Bolivarian Republic. ...

Party provoking conflict over North Korea will ‘pay the price’: China

An influential Chinese newspaper had urged the North Koreans to pause its nuclear programme in return for Chinese protection. In response to rising tensions over North Korea’s nuclear program, China said a conflict could breakout any moment. As per reports from news agency AFP, China...

THE BIG STORY: Solar and wind energy are now cheaper than traditional fossil fuels, WEF

Solar and wind is now either the same price or cheaper than new fossil fuel capacity in more than 30 countries, according to a new report from the World Economic Forum. ______ The influential foundaton has described the change as a "tipping point" that could make...

In Syria, 2016 was the worst year yet for the children, at least 652 killed last year: UNICEF

In Syria, last year was the worst yet for the country's rising generation, with at least 652 children killed in 2016, the United Nations' child relief agency said Monday. ______ There was no letup to attacks on schools, hospitals, playgrounds, parks and homes as the Syrian...

Monsanto, the name of toxic chemicals poisoning us not feeding us

Monsanto isn't feeding the world, it's killing our children. “How could we have ever believed that it is a good idea to grow our food with poisons?” —Dr. Jane Goodall ______ Two new reports published in recent weeks add to the already large and convincing body of...

Germany passed a law that legalizes cannabis for medicinal purposes

Germany's lower house of parliament on Thursday passed a law that legalizes the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes for people who are chronically ill. ______ Those suffering from serious illnesses such as multiple sclerosis and chronic pain or a lack of appetite or nausea could...

EU warned US President Donald Trump to stop supporting Britain’s decision to leave EU

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has warned US President Donald Trump to stop supporting Britain's decision to leave the European Union. ______ Speaking at the European People's Party annual conference in Malta on Thursday, Juncker said he would encourage the independence of the US states of...

Importance of resources — Alternative vision of what the future can be

The Venus Project proposes an alternative vision of what the future can be if we apply what we already know in order to achieve a sustainable new world civilization. It calls for a straightforward redesign of our culture in which the age-old inadequacies of war,...

CANNABIS CURED SON – After parents took him to more than 20 doctors and ‘Nothing Worked’

Jackson Leyden had always been a healthy kid; he practiced taekwondo, and he played lacrosse and baseball. But in 2011, a few months after his eighth birthday, he began having seizures several times a day. ______ Many were brief, a half-minute of staring into space, but...

Second deadly explosion reported in Baghdad

Reports of second deadly explosion in Baghdad following ISIL bomb in Karrada that killed 16, reported on Tuesday.  --- UPDATE  A suicide bombing at a popular Baghdad ice cream shop killed at least 16 people, officials said Tuesday, an attack claimed by the Islamic State group. The...

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