Geopolitics

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  1. The comments by Brigadier General Hossein Salami, deputy head of the elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, followed an Israeli attack on Iranian targets in...
      


  2. Mexico's president has demanded both Spain and the Vatican apologize to the indigenous people of Mexico for the Spanish conquest 500 years ago. It's unknown if...
      


  3. Last Saturday there was an attack by drones loaded with explosives trying to kill President Maduro during a public act at the iconic Avenida...
      


  4. So a Pope who believes that Hell does not exist walks into a bar to preach about Climate Change to Oil Executives. < insert punchline here > Pope...
      


  5. So, now we learn that Assad has been aiding the Syrian Kurds to fight the Turks ... Keeping in mind that the Kurds are...
      


  6. The presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey have begun a summit on Syria as a bloody offensive on Idlib province looms, despite warnings from...
      


  7. 381 people summoned by the Commission, since November 2017. 56 still being held in detention....$100 billion? Sounds unbelievable.....  
      


  8. A "good relationship" was formed at the meeting last week, President Trump tweeted today. News of the visit first emerged on Tuesday. US officials...
      


  9. Iran’s Supreme Leader called U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments on withdrawing from the 2015 nuclear agreement “silly and superficial”, said he did not trust...
      


  10. Iraq’s parliament voted to ban Kurdish engineering firm Kar Group from operating Kirkuk’s oil fields, following Iraq’s recapture of the Kurdish-held oil region in October. The...
      


  11. Definitely not winning this passive-aggressive war they started with Qatar. US is now supporting Doha, and while the blockade hurts, international deals are still...
      


  12. A home improvement contractor whose wife previously worked for the Trumps has now landed a job at the Environmental Protection Agency. Steve Kopec, whose...
      


  13. Days after announcing a formal decree launching the country’s asset-based cryptocurrency, the Petro, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is hiring miners across the country to...
      


  14. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that the U.S. might apply pressure on Venezuela by restricting the sale of oil from the South American country. The US market is...
      


  15. Transparency Int'l published list of most corrupt countries... 1. North Korea 2. Somalia 3. South Sudan 11. Iraq 23. Zimbabwe 44. Nigeria 46. Iran 46. Russia 98. China 98. India 102. Turkey 113.South Africa 115. Saudi Arabia 117....
      


  16. Saudi Arabia will develop nuclear weapons if its arch-rival Iran does so. “Saudi Arabia does not want to acquire any nuclear bomb, but without...
      


  17. It was the lack of change after a 2016 hashtag campaign against Saudi Arabia’s male guardianship laws that finally pushed Reem to flee what...
      


  18. U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, leaders of two nations with a long history of hostilities, opened their second summit...
      


  19. A German court has ruled cities can impose driving bans on the oldest and most polluting diesel cars. This decision could lead to millions...
      


  20. European Parliament overwhelmingly passes new resolution on Saudi Arabia. Demands targeted UN special report on human rights for Saudi. 525 votes in favor, 29 opposed,...
      


  21. Opinion polls before the March 31 vote indicate that no one will come close to the 50-percent support needed to win in the first...
      


  22. I hear everyone's favourite greenie-slash-feminist has found himself in a bit of a pickle? Interesting. Here.
      


  23. President Donald Trump is negotiating with China on trade while the Trump Organization is involved in a deal linked to a Chinese developer. A...
      


  24. Vladimir Putin, Russia President, said how his country has new supersonic weapon that can reach almost any point in the world. Earlier, US was said...
      


  25. A Kremlin adviser says that President Vladimir Putin will meet the North Korean leader in Russia’s Far East on Thursday. Yuri Ushakov told Russian...
      


  26. Turkey cannot become a member of the European Union, said Manfred Weber, the European Peoples Party’s (EPP) lead candidate for the upcoming European elections,...
      


  27. Turkey's warships blocked Italian Eni's drilling ship on its way to explore for gas in Cypriot waters ... Erdogan on the loose again. So far,...
      


  28. North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has given his first time line for denuclearization, aiming for the end of U.S. President Donald Trump’s first term,...
      


  29. European Union leaders took a step toward deeper euro zone integration on Friday to help prevent future crises, but deep disagreement left key issues...
      


  30. How do you know that a bromance is over? Quite possibly, when one side starts talking about sausage factories when referring to their recent...