Posted in Denmark USA

Billionaires including Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates back mining firm to seek electric vehicle metals in melting Greenland

[REUTERS] “Mineral exploration company KoBold Metals, backed by billionaires including Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates, has signed an agreement with…

Posted in Myanmar

Myanmar’s truce is over as ethnic armies unite against coup, restart attacks

[REUTERS] “More than 500 people have been killed by the military across Myanmar in protests against the coup, according to…

Posted in Bangladesh China India Laos Myanmar Pakistan Russia Thailand Vietnam

Eight countries attended Myanmar’s Armed Forces Day parade while military killed over 100 protesters

[REUTERS] “Myanmar security forces killed 114 people, including some children, in a brutal crackdown on pro-democracy protesters on Saturday, the…

Posted in Global Village

Rich nations block COVID-19 vaccine patent waiver aimed at helping developing countries

[REUTERS] “Richer members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) blocked a push by over 80 developing countries on Wednesday to…

Posted in Russia UK USA

Reuters, BBC, and Bellingcat participated in covert UK Foreign Office-funded programs to “weaken Russia”

[The Grayzone] “The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) have sponsored Reuters and the BBC to conduct a series of…

Posted in USA

Proud Boys leader was FBI informer, reported on plans, arrested 2 days before Capitol Hill riot

[REUTERS] “Enrique Tarrio, the leader of the Proud Boys extremist group, has a past as an informer for federal and…

Posted in Afghanistan Australia

War Crimes Inquiry Report: Australian special forces killed 39 unarmed Afghans

[REUTERS, The Guardian] “The inquiry into alleged war crimes by Australian special forces in Afghanistan has delivered its final report to the…

Posted in Saudi Arabia U.A.E. Yemen

UAE-backed separatists seize Yemen’s Socotra island from Saudi-backed government

[REUTERS] UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC) “Southern separatists have seized control of Yemen’s island of Socotra in the Arabian Sea, deposing its…

Posted in U.A.E. Yemen

Yemen government accuses UAE of landing separatists on Socotra island

[REUTERS] “The Yemeni government has accused the United Arab Emirates of landing around 100 separatist troops on a remote island…

Posted in Europe Hungary Israel

Israel backs Hungarian Government’s Anti-Soros Campaign

[REUTERS] “Soros, a Hungarian-born Jew who has spent a large part of his fortune funding pro-democracy and human rights groups,…

Posted in Myanmar Pakistan Saudi Arabia U.A.E.

WSJ: ‘Saudis back Rohingya militants against Burmese security forces’

[The Wall Street Journal] “Even as Burma has made dramatic progress toward democracy and pluralism, the military has waged a…

Posted in Syria Turkey UK

British girls were helped into Syria by spy from U.S.-led coalition

[REUTERS] “A spy who worked for a country in the U.S.-led coalition that is fighting Islamic State had helped three…

Posted in EU Ukraine USA

Leaked: Nuland discusses next Ukrainian government preferences, says ‘fuck the EU’

[REUTERS] “The leaked conversation appeared certain to embarrass the United States and seemed designed to bolster charges – from Russia,…

Posted in France Jordan Syria UK USA

US, UK, France are involved in training Syrian anti-government rebels in Jordan

[REUTERS] “Americans are training Syrian anti-government fighters in Jordan, the German weekly Der Spiegel said on Sunday, quoting what it…

Posted in China Myanmar USA

Geopolitics: ‘As Myanmar opens, China alliance starts to fray’

[REUTERS] “As Myanmar pursues dramatic reforms, its relationship with China — the Southeast Asian nation’s biggest investor and second-biggest trade…

Posted in Spain

Basque separatist group ETA to disband – Key facts

[REUTERS] “Basque separatist group ETA, responsible for decades of violence in Spain and France, Thursday announced it would permanently disband.”…

Posted in China

Ethnic Uyghurs riot in China’s Xinjiang province, death toll reaches 156

[The Guardian, REUTERS] “Ethnic violence in China’s restive Xinjiang province has left [at least 156] people dead and hundreds injured,…

Posted in Bolivia Hungary Ireland Romania

Irish, Hungarian and Romanian nationals shot by police in Bolivia, accused of Evo Morales assassination plot

[REUTERS] “Bolivian security forces said they thwarted an assassination plot against President Evo Morales on Thursday, killing three people in…