Aktuelles auf englisch (35) [der letzten 24 Stunden]
Topthema - Aktuelle Hotspots (1)
According to reports, the Israeli Airforces have conducted 3 Airstrikes targeting the vital international Damascus airport in eastern the capital.
17:59 [Press TV]
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has repeated his criticism of the country’s Supreme Court regarding a ruling to annul the results of the August 8 presidential election, saying the decision amounted to a coup against the will of people in the country.
18:59 [Press TV]
According to state-backed Global New Light of Myanmar newspaper, an International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) ship carrying 50 tonnes of aid was halted by a 300-strong Buddhist mob in the state capital Sittwe on Wednesday night.
15:34 [Asia Times]
... This summer’s games involved 17,500 US troops and 50,000 South Koreans. To North Korea the games simulate invasion. War games with a specific offensive objective violate the UN Charter, that is, international law. ... The question remains: Why does Washington insist on continuing the war games?
US President Donald Trump’s fiery threat to “totally destroy” North Korea amounted to “the sound of a dog barking,” Pyongyang said, adding that Trump’s warnings are just a nonsensical “dog dream.”
Welt - Mittlerer Osten (1)
17:58 [Press TV]
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has censured US President Donald Trump’s latest hostile comments against the Iranian nation at the UN as “ugly”, "foolish” and “sheer lies.”
Welt - Naher Osten - arabische Halbinsel (8)
2:43 [Al Masdar News]
The US-backed ‘Syrian Democratic Forces’ have virtually met up with the Russian-backed Syrian Arab Army (SAA) after scoring a large advance, Thursday, through the oil-rich desert directly east of Deir Ezzor’s provincial capital.
21:30 [Al Masdar News]
Moments ago, Islamic State commanders reached an agreement with the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) to evacuate all their fighters from the last stretch of ISIS-held territory in Hama province.
19:26 [Al Masdar News]
Led by detachments from the Republican Guard and 5th Legion, the Syrian Arab Army attacked the Islamic State’s defenses at Saqr Island’s Central Park, scoring a new advance after a fierce battle this afternoon.
18:01 [Press TV]
Local sources told Lebanon-based Arabic-language al-Mayadeen television news network that the fighter jets targeted a passenger car as it was traveling along a road in the Abs district of the province, located approximately 130 kilometers northwest of the capital Sana’a, on Thursday afternoon.
15:40 [Fort Russ]
Iraqi forces have launched an operation against ISIS in the Hawija pocket of northern Iraq.
14:47 [Voltaire Network]
According to the magazine Israel-Kurd based in Erbil, the Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu and Massoud Barzani, the self-appointed President of the future independent Kurdistan, have reached a secret agreement.
Tel-Aviv is committed to installing 200 000 Israelis of Kurdish origin in Kurdistan.
On the eastern bank of the Euphrates River, the reporter added that the army units eliminated the latest ISIS gatherings in the village of Marat, while other army units continued pursuing ISIS terrorists on the direction of Khasham town and Howeijat Saker area.
Moscow has warned the US that if militias it supports in northeast Syria again attack positions of pro-government forces backed by Russia, the Russian military will use all its force to retaliate.
President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order which steps up sanctions against North Korea amid the ongoing standoff between Washington, its allies and Pyongyang.
15:25 [Zero Hedge]
The Real Threat Remains
15:23 [Zero Hedge]
Congress needs to learn how the FBI meddled in the 2016 campaign.When Donald Trump claimed in March that he’d had his “wires tapped” prior to the election, the press and Obama officials dismissed the accusation as a fantasy. We were among the skeptics, but with former director James Comey’s politicized FBI the story is getting more complicated.
Welt - Russland und Zentralasien (1)
NATO is currently seeking to revive the Cold War climate instead of building a dialogue with Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in his speech at the UN General Assembly in New York.
Welt - Süd-Süd-Kooperation (2)
China’s Special Envoy for Syria Xie Xiaoyan said in a press conference in Moscow that China is open to any proposals to support the Astana process and if an official invitation is extended to China, it’s ready to participate.
The three ministers, Mevlut Cavusoglu, Ibrahim al-Jaafari and Javad Zarif, agreed to put pressure on KRG to cancel the referendum, warning of coordinated "counter-measures" to the vote.
1:09 [Al Monitor]
In a move that seemed coordinated with the White House, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revived the Iranian nuclear threat in Israel and around the world, pushing the Palestinian issue off the international agenda.
Moscow wants to put an end to mutual hostility with Washington, although it was not the one to start the confrontation, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said, adding that it remains to be seen how Trump’s UN speech will translate into actions.
Welt - Weltwirtschaft (2)
The World Trade Organization (WTO) on Thursday revised upward its forecast for global trade growth in 2017 to 3.6 percent, from the previous estimate of 2.4 percent, citing a sharp acceleration in global trade growth in the first half of the year.
15:20 [Zero Hedge]
Last week US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin warned the US will impose new sanctions on China if it doesn`t conform to UN sanctions on North Korea
Deutschland - Demokratie und Politik (2)
“So far we have not been able to track down any specific Russian activity,” Simon Hegelich, a professor of political science data at the Technical University of Munich who has advised the German government about the threat of hacking and false information, told USA Today.
The right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, which is hoping to enter parliament for the first time after Sunday`s federal election, is the only German party capable of orienting the country`s foreign policy toward a more independent approach, balancing bilateral ties with both Russia and the United States, Waldemar Birkle, a party candidate, told Sputnik.
Deutschland - Lobbyismus und Korruption (1)
15:31 [The Guardian]
... Merkel has a fatal weakness: a weakness for the lobbying power of German industry. Whenever a crucial issue needs to be resolved, she weighs her ethics against political advantage, and chooses the advantage. This, in large part, is why Europe now chokes in a fug of diesel fumes. ...
Feuilleton - Meinung und Debatte (2)
1:07 [Dailly Times]
No one party can unilaterally withdraw from the UN-backed nuclear accord. Meaning that Alanis Morissette isn’t the only one who needs a lesson in the true meaning of irony
Former US Assistant Secretary of State Chas Freeman claims that Donald Trump is likely to strain relations with major US allies in Europe if he exits the Iran nuclear accord.
15:24 [Zero Hedge]
When it comes to 9/11, there are two groups of people: those who don’t know exactly what happened, and those who orchestrated it...
14:51 [Moon of Alabama]
While warning of Russian influenced fake news and hacking, Samantha Power, Obama`s banshee and ambassador at the UN, spreads fake news about "Russian hacking"...The whole recent (anti-)Russian scare, the fourth one in U.S. history, is an orchestrated attempt to create a new cold war and to thereby up the profits of the military-industrial complex.
A cocktail of two or three antibodies could be more effective than a single one in preventing HIV transmission, according to results released Wednesday from two separate monkey studies.
Themen - Globalisierung und Globalismus (1)
The great American System economist to Abraham Lincoln, Henry C. Carey, authored a book in 1851 titled "The Harmony of Interests." He posed that the interests of industry, agriculture, and commercial enterprises were interdependent, as were the government, the business community, and the working classes.
Themen - Militär und Frieden (2)
The US-led coalition will continue to maintain contact with the Russian military in Syria to prevent any conflicts between the two sides in the course of the fight against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), a coalition official said.
14:47 [Voltaire Network]
While the Syrian Arab Army, the Russian aviation and Hezbollah are preparing to finish off Daesh, the Pentagon is planning a new war against Syria, this time with Kurdish troops. Just as the mission of the Caliphate was to create a Sunnistan straddling Iraq and Syria, so the mission of « Rojava » is to create a Kurdistan straddling the two states, as the Pentagon has been publicly stating for the last four years.