Earlier, Russia denied claims of having stockpiles of the nerve agent Novichok when allegations were flying around that opposition figure Alexey Navalny had been poisoned. All stocks of Novichok were eliminated in compliance with the OPCW protocols,...
Topics: Russia, Moscow
France Pushes For EU Sanctions On Turkey Over Mediterranean Gas Row
Fri, 11/27/2020 - 04:15
France's leading efforts to push for European sanctions on fellow NATO member Turkey has picked up steam, with Paris...
Topics: France, Turkey, Nato, Paris
Warfare History Network
Adolf Hitler rose from obscurity to lead the Nazi Party to power in Germany and embarked on a campaign of conquest and destruction.
Born in Branau, Austria, on April 20, 1889, Adolf Hitler rose to lead the...
Topics: Germany, Austria
Operation Trident Juncture was an important test to see how well the alliance could defend against Russia.
Key point: The operation was very large and was meant to practice for a real war. It was also meant to...
Topics: Nato, Russia
Security, Middle East
Simple and effective, the broomlike RPG-7 became one of the most effective antitank weapons of the postwar period.
Here's What You Need to Remember: Soviet experiences in World War II made effective antitank...
The Citgo Petroleum Corporation headquarters are pictured in Houston, Texas.
Six American oil executives held for three years in Venezuela were found guilty of corruption charges by a judge on Thursday.
The so-called Citgo 6 were...
Topics: Venezuela, Reuters
The UK government has announced plans to establish a Digital Markets Unit (DMU) to make a new code to improve transparency regarding the provision of services and the use of personal data by the world’s biggest tech companies, as well as oversee a...
Topics: United Kingdom, Google, Social Media, Facebook
As the UK is set to emerge from the current national coronavirus lockdown after midnight on 2 December, the country’s regions are expected to be placed in one of three coronavirus alert level tiers: medium, high and very high, with restrictive...
Topics: United Kingdom
Garment workers in Bangladesh join the "Make Amazon Pay" protests on Black Friday, 2020.
Sommilito Garment Sramik Federation
A coalition of Amazon workers, unions, and activism groups began protesting against Amazon on Black Friday.
Topics: Amazon, Activism, Black Friday, Protests, Bangladesh
According to Latvian national news agency, LETA, the Baltic nation has logged the fastest growing rise in electric car sales among EU member states. Across the first three quarters of this year, Latvians have bought and registered 328% more electric...
These tanks were real beasts that were rightly feared (but they had several problems).
Key point: These tanks were scary and hard to kill. But they also tended to breakdown and weren't mass produced enough to really...
Aux États-Unis, l’extrême droite et un pan de la diaspora chinoise se sont alliés pour offrir une tribune médiatique à une chercheuse de Hong Kong et ses théories infondées au sujet de la pandémie.
Topics: Hong Kong
The have pleaded guilty to charges of participating in an ‘unlawful protest’Agnes Chow, Ivan Lam and Joshua Wong. Image from HKFP. Used with permission.
On November 23, Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and Ivan...
Topics: Hong Kong, Protests, Activism
The last time I was in London was in 1997 on a family trip. I vaguely remember passing by Buckingham Palace and being enchanted by the possibility of an actual queen inside it.I have encountered the British royal family several times since then—on...
Topics: United Kingdom, London
Gremio manager Renato Gaucho paid tribute to the late Diego Maradona during his side’s 2-0 victory over Guarani yesterday evening. Tributes from far and wide have flooded in following the news...
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The Kremlin is unaware of the article in the French business magazine Challenges that provides controversial details of the November 7 phone talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, presidential...
Topics: Kremlin, Vladimir Putin, Emmanuel Macron