Tuesday, 11 May, 2021

Category: World


A group of active French military personnel has published a new open letter to the country’s president Emmanuel Macron, warning him of a “civil war” brewing in the country after all the “concessions” he’s made to Islamism. The letter, published in Read more…


By Paul Robinson, a professor at the University of Ottawa. He writes about Russian and Soviet history, military history, and military ethics, and is author of the Irrussianality blogWith tanks rolling through Red Square and jets screaming overhead, Russians are marking Victory Day Read more…


Nearly 70 people, primarily female students, have been killed in an attack on a school in Kabul. The death toll is expected to rise, with many of the injured remaining in critical condition and some children missing. On Sunday, the Read more…


A large fire has erupted at a chemical plant in the Iranian city of Qazvin, with local media reporting an explosion. The incident follows an overnight blaze in the port city of Bushehr, home to Iran’s only nuclear power plant. Read more…


Russia’s coronavirus vaccines are as simple and reliable as the Kalashnikov rifle, President Vladimir Putin said, as the country registers a single-dose version of the Sputnik V vaccine. “I know that another one of our vaccines has been prepared for Read more…


There’s a saying plastered on the walls of Facebook’s headquarters in Menlo Park, California: “Nothing at Facebook is somebody else’s problem.” It’s one of the social network’s bedrock principles — the idea that, instead of offloading hard challenges to others, Read more…


Massive clashes broke out between the Israeli police and Palestinian worshippers who took to Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem, as tensions over the pending eviction of some Palestinian families boiled over at the end of Ramadan. At least 178 Palestinians were injured Read more…


The first aircraft with an electric motor will be demonstrated at the MAKS International Air and Space Salon, taking place on July 20-25 in Zhukovsky, Moscow Region, Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov told reporters this week. “This is what was Read more…


Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu looks set to miss a midnight deadline to end the country’s political paralysis by forming a governing coalition, as opposition forces weigh up assembling an alternative government to oust him. Netanyahu has had four weeks to Read more…


Facing harsh economic measures imposed by Washington and its allies in Europe, Russia is working to cut Western influence out of its economy, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said in an exclusive interview with RT. In April, US President Joe Read more…


German police have raided one of the world’s largest child-porn platforms, a darknet site called ‘Boystown’, arresting several suspects believed to be its administrators. The site had some 400,000 users at the time of its closure. The shutdown of the Read more…


Microsoft (MSFT) co-founder Bill Gates and his wife, Melinda, will separate after 27 years together, the billionaire announced on Monday, ending a marriage that launched a globe-spanning philanthropic and humanitarian empire.  Via Twitter, Gates — one of the world’s wealthiest Read more…