Monday, April 24, 2017

The alleged chemical attack in Syria was nothing but a false flag attack — Ex-CIA officer

While US Defense Secretary James Mattis is pushing ahead with the claim that the Assad government still has chemical weapons, former CIA officer Robert David Steele told Radio Sputnik that the claim bears no relation to reality and added that evidence mounts that the...

More from the war — Death toll from Taliban attack on Afghan army base climbs to 170

The number of dead from a Taliban raid on a military base has increased, sources say, even as Afghanistan observed a national day of mourning on Sunday amid anger and calls for resignation of defence and army officials. ______ The figure continues to rise even as...

Marine Le Pen is closer than ever to winning the French presidency — what will happen next

Marine Le Pen is closer than ever to winning the French presidency. In her six years in control of the Front National, she has taken a fringe political party – first spearheaded by her anti-Semitic father – detoxified it, and made it popular. ______ As voting drew...

Venezuela crisis — The opposition and the government clash in the streets of Caracas

https://youtu.be/OlStw8c_vJw As the opposition and the government clash in the streets of Caracas, Venezuelans have reverted to survival mode. The latest wave of protests was triggered by a Supreme Court decision on 29 March to take over powers from the opposition-controlled National Assembly. The national government, through...

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange announced that he may run in the UK’s June snap election

https://youtu.be/mDciGj5y5r0 Julian Assange has announced that he may run in the UK’s June snap election, mocking the country that the UN says is holding him in arbitrary detention.

US citizen being detained recently by North Korea — reports

North Korea has detained a US citizen, bringing the total number of Americans held by the isolated country to three. ______ The man, a Korean-American in his 50s identified only by his surname Kim, had been in North Korea for a month to discuss aid and...

US President Donald Trump sees far-Right Marine Le Pen winning presidential election in France

Donald Trump has said the Paris terrorist attack would boost Marine Le Pen's presidential chances after a last-minute poll gave her a modest increase in support. ______ The US president said the shooting would "probably help" Le Pen in today's election, because she is "strongest on...

North Korea warned Australia of a possible nuclear strike if it persists in following the US moves

North Korea has accused Australia "spouting a string of rubbish against the DPRK over its entirely just steps for self-defence". ______ North Korea has warned Australia of a possible nuclear strike if Canberra persists in "blindly and zealously toeing the US line." North Korea's state new agency...

Study suggests link between autism and antidepressant

An increased risk of autism among children of women who took antidepressants during pregnancy may actually be the result of maternal mental illnesses, according to new research. ______ Up to 15 percent of women have depression during pregnancy and antidepressants are a popular treatment choice for...

While 100,000 people are dying of hunger, South Sudan’s gov. spending half its budget on weapons 

South Sudan’s government is spending at least half its budget on security and weapons while 100,000 people are dying of starvation as a result of famine caused mainly by an upsurge in government military operations, UN experts said in a new report. ______ The experts monitoring...

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