Russian military test-fired an Intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) today

The RS-24 Yars missile was fired from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in the northern city of Arkhangelsk, and successfully hit its target at a military range in Kura in Russia’s far eastern Kamchatka Peninsula, after flying a distance of around 6,000 kilometers (about 3,700 miles). “The main purpose of the launch is to confirm the reliability ofContinue reading “Russian military test-fired an Intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) today”

‘EU needs to sort itself out first!’

above~European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker addresses the European Parliament during a debate on The State of the European Union in Strasbourg, France, September 13, 2017 Juncker made his address against a backdrop of violent unrest for almost a decade in every major capital right across Europe. It seems like some are detached from the everydayContinue reading “‘EU needs to sort itself out first!’”

EU turning up the heat on Poland

The European Commission has taken a new step in its action against Poland over the rule of law in the country. On Tuesday (12 September), the EU executive decided to send a so-called reasoned opinion to the Polish government. This is the second step in an infringement procedure that the commission launched in July overContinue reading “EU turning up the heat on Poland”

Wealthy 26 yr old Shoots Homeless Man, Leaves Him to Die While She Goes Out To Eat

A wealthy Nashville woman allegedly shot a homeless man twice in the stomach after he complained that the fumes and music from her Porsche SUV were keeping him from sleeping, then she just left him there and went out to eat with a friend. Metro police detectives say that Melton was “trying to sleep onContinue reading “Wealthy 26 yr old Shoots Homeless Man, Leaves Him to Die While She Goes Out To Eat”

Falschaussagen über Zapad 17 – Polnischer General schürt Angst

Russische Militärangehörige bei den Internationalen Armee Spielen 2017 bei Tjumen, Russland (August 2017) ========ENGLISH TRANSLATION AVAILABLE============ Am Montag gab der polnische General Roman Polko in einem Interview bekannt, dass seiner Vermutung nach die russisch-weißrussische Militärübung Zapad 17 aggressiver Natur sein wird und selbst ein präventiver Atomschlag Teil der Übungsszenarien sein soll. In der polnischen, überparteilichenContinue reading “Falschaussagen über Zapad 17 – Polnischer General schürt Angst”

Poland says it has legal grounds to demand German compensation for Nazi invasion,deaths, destruction,torturing and persecution

Government officials have said the figure today could be close to $1tn EU and Poland close to showdown on judicial reform Poland took a step forward in its push for reparations from Germany, with a parliamentary body saying there’s a legal basis to pursue claims for damages sustained in World War II. Parliament’s legal-analysis bureauContinue reading “Poland says it has legal grounds to demand German compensation for Nazi invasion,deaths, destruction,torturing and persecution”

Hillary Clinton just accused Trump  over collusion with Russia

Hillary Clinton has made little secret that she blames lots and lots of things not named Hillary Clinton for her 2016 loss. And amid a publicity tour for her just-released book — in which she re-litigates many of them — she just made her most serious claim to date. USA Today’s Susan Page, in an interview published late MondayContinue reading “Hillary Clinton just accused Trump  over collusion with Russia”

China banks fear US North Korea sanctions

China’s big banks have been quietly but surely weaning themselves off North Korean money. This is not particularly about their troublesome neighbour. It is because of a fear of US repercussions. Bank branches near the North Korean border have told the BBC they’ve been instructed not to open any new accounts for that country’s citizensContinue reading “China banks fear US North Korea sanctions”

Japanese worry over growing North Korean nuclear threats

It’s early evening in a quiet central Tokyo neighbourhood, and mom of three Asako Saito is chatting with her kids about their day. Looking at them in the living room of their fifth floor apartment, it’s hard to see any sign of the growing worry lurking in the backs of their minds. “We’re scared, obviously,Continue reading “Japanese worry over growing North Korean nuclear threats”