Daily Archives: August 24, 2016

Ukraine President Poroshenko excluded from diplomatic discussions over Ukraine

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Telephone conversation between Putin and German and French leaders shows Ukraine President Poroshenko excluded from diplomatic discussions over Ukraine with Putin pressing for European pressure on Kiev to comply fully with Minsk II Agreement.

USA | Provoking Nuclear War by Media

The exoneration of a man accused of the worst of crimes, genocide, made no headlines. Neither the BBC nor CNN covered it. The Guardian allowed a brief commentary. Such a rare official admission was buried or suppressed, understandably. It would explain too much about how the rulers of the world rule.

Syrian Kurds accuse Turkey of aggression in Syria

Syrian Kurdish officials attacked Turkey’s military intervention in Syria as “a blatant aggression” and warned that Ankara was entering a “quagmire” after it deployed tanks and troops against an Islamic State-held border town on Wednesday.

Turkish forces and Turkey-backed Syrian rebels have crossed the border to take the town of Jarablus from Islamic State in an operation described by Ankara as aimed at securing its frontier against both the jihadist group and Kurdish fighters.