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Crimean War Facts (1853-1856)

Crimean War Facts (1853-1856) Updated

🕔00:00, 14.Mar 2018

The Crimean War was a result of Russian pressure on Turkey; this threatened British commercial and strategic interests in the Middle East and India. France, having provoked the crisis for prestige purposes, used the war to cement an alliance with Britain and to reassert its military power. READ MORE.

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Putin Vows to Ban UK Media If RT Loses License in UK

Putin Vows to Ban UK Media If RT Loses License in UK

🕔19:29, 13.Mar 2018

During her House of Commons appearance, Labour MP Chris Bryan asked Theresa May: “Can we just stop Russia Today [RT] broadcasting its propaganda in this country?” The PM responded by saying she would update the parliament on “further measures” later this week. READ MORE.

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Trump Fires Tillerson, Hires Pompeo For US Secretary of State Job

Trump Fires Tillerson, Hires Pompeo For US Secretary of State Job

🕔17:56, 13.Mar 2018

“Mike Pompeo, the CIA Director, will become our new Secretary of State, and he will do a fantastic job, thanks to Rex Tillerson for his servicesS!” US President Donald Trump said. READ MORE.

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Vladimir Putin, Russia More Invincible Today Than Ever

Vladimir Putin, Russia More Invincible Today Than Ever Updated

🕔02:00, 12.Mar 2018

“Any autocrat wants love,” said analyst Andrei Kolesnikov of the Carnegie Moscow Center, and Putin gets that love “from high support in elections.” Expected to win as much as 80 percent of the vote, Putin will further cement his authority over Russia, a czar-like figure with a democratic veneer. READ MORE.

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Marine Le Pen Proposes Rebranding National Union

Marine Le Pen Proposes Rebranding National Union Updated

🕔00:00, 12.Mar 2018

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen proposed changing the name of her party to the National Union on Sunday as part of efforts to improve its image after she was re-elected for a third term as leader. READ MORE.

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US Schools Brace for Student Walkouts After Shooting in Parkland

US Schools Brace for Student Walkouts After Shooting in Parkland Updated

🕔00:00, 12.Mar 2018

As schools around the country brace for student walkouts following the deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida, principals and superintendents are scrambling to perform a delicate balancing act. READ MORE.

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Xi Jinping to Rule China Indefinitely

Xi Jinping to Rule China Indefinitely

🕔09:15, 11.Mar 2018

The legislature’s spokesman has said the abolishing of term limits is aimed only at bringing the office of the president in line with Xi Jinping’s other positions atop the ruling Communist Party and the Central Military Commission, which do not impose term limits. READ MORE.

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Israel Discriminates Against its Ethiopian Minority: Here’s Why

Israel Discriminates Against its Ethiopian Minority: Here’s Why Updated

🕔03:00, 11.Mar 2018

The Ministry of Immigration and Immigrant Absorption said “the subject of the continuation of Ethiopian immigration is on the government’s agenda.” “It’s intensely painful. I miss them like crazy,” Bililin said about her sisters. “(The government) doesn’t understand that pain.” READ MORE.

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Major Events in Xi Jinping’s Rise as China’s Potential Leader-For-Life

Major Events in Xi Jinping’s Rise as China’s Potential Leader-For-Life

🕔19:25, 10.Mar 2018

“Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese characteristics for a New Era” — entered into the party constitution alongside those of his predecessors. Observers note that Xi Jinping is identified with his philosophy by name, placing him level with Mao and the revered reformist Deng Xiaoping. READ MORE.

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Spies, Foes of Vladimir Putin Now Lethal in UK

Spies, Foes of Vladimir Putin Now Lethal in UK

🕔19:17, 10.Mar 2018

Litvinenko died slowly, with the poison transforming him into a stick-thin figure wasting away on a hospital bed, and he blamed Putin shortly before he died. A decade later, a laborious public inquiry concluded he had been killed by Russia’s security service, “probably” with Putin’s approval. READ MORE.

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5-Star Movement in Driver’s Seat as Italy’s Largest Political Party

5-Star Movement in Driver’s Seat as Italy’s Largest Political Party Updated

🕔06:00, 9.Mar 2018

The solution feared most by markets is a marriage between 5-Star and the League. The two would have a parliamentary majority and there are some overlaps in their manifestos, with both calling for tax cuts, greater spending on welfare and a rejection of EU budget rules. READ MORE.

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Theresa May’s Trouble is That She Doesn’t Believe a Word She Says

Theresa May’s Trouble is That She Doesn’t Believe a Word She Says

🕔10:35, 4.Mar 2018

“We are leaving the single market,” Theresa May said. “Life is going to be different. In certain ways, our access to each other’s markets will be less than it is now.” Read more.

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Trump to US Lawmakers: ‘Take The Guns First, Go Through Due Process Second’

Trump to US Lawmakers: ‘Take The Guns First, Go Through Due Process Second’

🕔13:42, 1.Mar 2018

“I want you to come up with a strong bill – and really strong on background checks,” US President Donald Trump told lawmakers at the White House on Wednesday, pushing them to work together on bipartisan legislation. Read more.

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Putin Reveals ‘Doomsday’ Nuclear Weapon in Russia State of the Union Address

Putin Reveals ‘Doomsday’ Nuclear Weapon in Russia State of the Union Address

🕔12:48, 1.Mar 2018

Vladimir Putin revealed a new prototype missile that “can reach any point in the world” and a supersonic weapon that cannot be tracked by anti-missile systems. Delivering his annual State of the Union address, Putin said if attacked, Russia was ready to use nuclear weapons. Read more about Vladimir Putin State Speech.

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Jared Kushner Loses Access to Secrets US Security Briefings

Jared Kushner Loses Access to Secrets US Security Briefings

🕔10:01, 28.Feb 2018

President Donald Trump could have reversed Kelly’s decision and unilaterally offered Jared Kushner a clearance, but deferred to Kelly. Jared Kushner is one of dozens of White House aides who have been working without permanent security clearances for the better part of a year. Read more.

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