Friday, February 22, 2019

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Australia rejects Sirul’s asylum bid, to be deported

The Australian news portal ABC reported that an unnamed associate of Sirul in Australia said he took Sirul's case for political asylum to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal in Sydney.“He wants to be released into Australian society, released from detention,...

Trump Tariff Threat Leaves EU Looking for Plan B

The European Union should “stop grumbling about Trump and start doing business with him,” according to Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte. That will be easier said than done. For why, look no further than the U.S. President's threatened auto...

It’s Time the UK Cracked Down on Dirty Russian Money

Russia’s aggression against Ukraine continues to mount.Last month, Russian authorities illegally apprehended three Ukrainian Navy ships and 24 sailors near the Sea of Azov. They are still being held.Just this week, commercially available satellite imagery revealed a massive Russian...

Nancy Pelosi syas she has Equal Power to Donald Trump

While visiting Brussels this week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told European leaders that President Donald Trump does not wield all the power in the United States and suggested that she is essentially his equal because of the “power of...

American Weapons in the Wrong Hands

Earlier this month, a CNN investigation provided further evidence that U.S. military equipment has been transferred from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to a variety of militias, including some linked to al-Qaeda.Given the additional scrutiny of...

Iran asks Russia for $5 billion

The Iranian parliament approved a decision to borrow $5 billion from Russia in a session on Sunday.According to MehrNews, the Iranian lawmakers voted for amendments to the budget law which would include Russian money on the list of state...

Former US ambassador urges American businessmen to leave Russia immediately

The arrest of the US citizen Michael Calvey, founder of Baring Vostok, the largest direct investment firm in Russia, should be perceived as a signal for all American businesses that continue to operate in Russia, believes Michael McFaul, former...

Bernie Sanders Launches Second Run for US President

Senator Bernie Sanders launched his second bid for the White House on Tuesday, taking direct aim at Donald Trump in an announcement that called the incumbent a “racist” and a “pathological liar.”Sanders, 77, joins an already crowded field of...

Russia starts supplying Saudi Arabia with Kalashnikov rifles

Aleksandr Mikheev, the Director General of Russia's state agency for exports/imports of defense-related and dual use products (Rosoboronexport), stated at the IDEX arms exhibition that Russia has begun supplying Kalashnikov automatic weapons (AK-103) to Saudi Arabia, RIA Novosti reports.According...

Pakistans ordered to leave India in 48 hours

Pakistani nationals staying in the Indian city of Bikaner in Rajasthan state have been asked to leave the area within 48 hours, allegedly to avoid the building up of a law and order situation as anti-Pakistan and anti-Kashmir sentiment...

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