Friday, January 19, 2018

WSJ portends a macabre future for the dollar

In the world, there is a significant change in relation to the dollar. Expectations of economic growth forced investors to turn to the yen, the euro and emerging market currencies, leaving the dollar bankrupt, writes The Wall Street Journal. According to recent trends in the...

Explosion of a meteorite in the sky of Detroit: NASA delivers new details

The asteroid that exploded Tuesday night in the US state of Michigan has released energy equivalent to 100 tons of TNT. The power of the meteorite blast spotted Tuesday in the US's Detroit skyline reached the equivalent of 100 tonnes of TNT, the NASA Space...

Porn actress tells how Trump is in bed

Delicate new details on the private life of the US President have come to the surface. According to the famous porn actress Stephanie Clifford, when the American president was married to Melania, they had sex. She says having sex with the President did not...

US media spreading fake news classified by Trump himself

"And the FAKE NEWS winners are ...". In his provocative style, the US president has announced the list of media and journalists who broadcast, according to him, false information. The list includes, among others, CNN, the New York Times or the Washington Post. On his...

UN Secretary General urged to prevent impunity for chemical attacks in Syria

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called on Thursday to identify those responsible for using chemical weapons in Syria and bring them to justice. He stated this at a meeting of the Security Council on non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. According to the UN's administrative...

Trump said that the US will have armed forces, which was not before

The United States will have the armed forces that they did not have before, because today they need Washington more than ever. US President Donald Trump addressed the journalists on Thursday shortly before the meeting with the US military leadership at the Pentagon. "We will allocate...

Details of Turkey’s plan to break into Afrin in Syria

The Turkish Forces and the Free Syrian Army have coordinated their tactics to purge the Syrian city of Afrin of the Kurdish People's Protection Units, the Hobart Turk channel reported on Thursday (January 18th). According to the Turkish channel, the military identified 7 main corridors east...

We do not need your dollars for reconstruction: Syrian FM

A source at the Syrian Foreign Ministry said today that his government does not need US funds for reconstruction in the country. The Syrian foreign statement comes in response to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday that his country and its allies will...

China decided to install 120 thousand stations for recharging electric cars by 2020

The State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) plans by 2020 to create a network of 120 thousand public columns for charging electric vehicles. It will cover the cities of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei-Shandong and Yangtze River deltas, as well as major cities in other regions, the company...

For the first time since 2010, China’s GDP growth has accelerated

China's GDP growth rate accelerated last year for the first time since 2010, reaching 6.9%. This was reported in the Main Statistical Office of the People's Republic of China. The growth rate of the country's economy amounted to 6.8% in the fourth quarter of 2017...

Damascus reacted to Turkey’s military readiness at the borders of Syria

The beginning of the military actions of Turkey in Syrian Afrin will be perceived by Damascus as an act of aggression against the sovereignty of the country. This was stated on Thursday by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Syrian Arab Republic, Faisal...

Twitter will warn users about “Russian propaganda”

The popular social network Twitter intends to notify users about the content that is allegedly generated by the Russian service for the propagation of propaganda. As reported by Reuters with reference to the director of the company for public policy Carlos Monier, at the moment...

Exclusive: Trump denies the transfer of the US Embassy to Jerusalem in a year

US President Donald Trump denied on Wednesday that the planned transfer of the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would take place within a year after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he expected to be transferred by that date. US Secretary of State Rex...

Seven Buddhist demonstrators killed by Burmese police in Rakhine

Burmese police opened fire on angry demonstrators in the western part of the country on Tuesday evening, killing seven people in the tense state of Rakhine, the scene of violence against the Muslim minority of the Rohingya. It occurred at a gathering of some 5,000...

Taliban leader agreed to a meeting to revive Afghan peace talks

A delegation endorsed by the movement's top leader visited the Pakistani capital this week for talks aimed at exploring prospects for resuming peace negotiations to end the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan, senior Taliban officials said. This was reported by Reuters news agency. It was not clear...

12 killed and 48 injured in a suicide attack in Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers blew themselves up in an attack in the northeastern city of Maiduguri, killing 12 people and injuring 48 on Wednesday, officials from the emergency management agency in Borno state said. The suicide bombers carried out the attack in the Mona...

Netanyahu says the US embassy can be moved to Jerusalem within a year

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that the United States could move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem within a year, Israeli media reported. "The embassy will be moved to Jerusalem faster than you think, within a year from now," the media quoted...

Russia criticizes Britain for describing it as an aggressor

Russia criticized Britain on Wednesday for describing it as an aggressor and said British Prime Minister Theresa May was more interested in public discourse than on dealing with the real dangers facing the West, reports Reuters. A spokesman for the British Ministry of Defense said that...

Gold production in Mali rises 5% to 49.6 tons in 2017

The output of industrial gold miners rose to 49.6 tons in 2017, up 5 percent from a year earlier, a senior official in Mali's mining ministry said on Wednesday. Mali is the third largest gold producer in Africa after South Africa and Ghana, producing 46.9...

Eurozone inflation slows in December

Lower prices for phone calls, clothing and vegetables have slowed consumer price growth in December as expected, despite rising fuel and cigarette prices in the euro area, data showed on Wednesday. According to the data, the core inflation rate monitored by the ECB remained flat. Consumer...