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  • UIGHARS, WATCH OUT: HERE COMES ERIK PRINCE

    by - Mar 16, 2019
    A Hong Kong-listed security firm founded by Erik Prince has signed a preliminary deal with authorities in China to build a training centre in Xinjiang, where Uighur Muslims have experienced a huge security crackdown. Frontier Services...
  • WAGNER BOLSTERS HAFTAR

    by - Mar 16, 2019
    Recent reports have indicated the Russian private military firm Wagner Group has reinforced Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) with 300 personnel in Libya. The report also suggests the mercenary group has delivered artillery, tanks, drones, and ammunition...
  • WONDERWOMAN BIFFS BIBI

    by - Mar 16, 2019
    Israeli actress and “Wonder Woman” star Gal Gadot has pushed back after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the country belongs only to the Jewish people. “Love thy neighbor,” Gadot said on Instagram. “It is not a...
  • CHINA’S BIRTHRATE CRASHES

    by - Mar 16, 2019
    Delegates to China’s parliament are urging the overhaul or even scrapping of controversial family planning rules and say radical steps are needed to “liberate fertility” and reverse a decline in births and a rapidly shrinking workforce....
  • PUTIN’S PRIVATEERS HELP CRUSH PROTESTS IN SUDAN

    by - Jan 8, 2019
    Russian private military contractors have taken part in forcibly dispersing anti-government demonstrators in Khartoum, Sudan. Soldiers from Russian private military company Wagner (a mercenary outfit highly active in the Syrian and Ukrainian conflicts) were spotted during...
  • AQ-LINKED GUERRILLAS GAIN IN NW SYRIA

    by - Jan 8, 2019
    Clashes among rival Syrian rebel factions have spread across northwest Syria, rebels and residents said, in the latest bout of tit-for- tat fighting between opponents of President Bashar al Assad’s rule. Infighting has long plagued Syria’s...
  • NETANYAHU’S NEMESIS: FAR-RIGHT MONSTER HE CREATED

    by - Jan 8, 2019
    “A historic mistake” is how Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu responded to calls for early elections last November. A few weeks later, he spoke, in exaggerated confidence of the “unanimous” agreement of his right-wing coalition that...
  • 13 CANADIANS DETAINED IN CHINA

    by - Jan 8, 2019
    Canada has said 13 of its citizens have been detained in China since the Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou was arrested in December in Vancouver at the request of the US. “At least” eight of those 13...
  • BOLSONARO WIN SPELLS DISASTER FOR AMAZON

    by - Oct 31, 2018
    On Sunday October 28 Jair Bolsonaro  the leader of the far-right Partido Social Liberal won the Presidency of Brazil with 55.2 % of votes cast and a promise to restore law and order and prioritize family...
  • BULGARIAN JOURNALIST’S MURDER A MYSTERY

    by - Oct 31, 2018
    A suspect in the brutal rape and murder of a Bulgarian journalist has been apprehended. But questions remain about whether Viktoria Marinova’s coverage of a procurement scandal was the real reason for her killing. Police say...