Political wing of SDF to open offices in Latakia, Damascus, Hama, Homs

by Leith Aboufadel The political wing of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) is going to open offices in several provinces inside Syria, the Spokesperson of the SDF, Ilham Ahmad, said on More »

The purge of school teachers has begun in Ukraine

The mayor of a large Ukrainian city of Dnepropetrovsk, Boris Filatov, said on July 18 that he began personnel purge in the city’s schools. School principals are appointed by the city’s mayor More »

Spain: Judge drops extradition bids for 6 Catalan fugitives

A Spanish Supreme Court judge on Thursday dropped extradition requests for six politicians wanted on rebellion charges for their roles in promoting independence for Spain’s Catalonia region, including former regional president Carles More »

Nicaragua unrest death toll rises before new protests

The toll from a crackdown on anti-government protests has risen to 264, as activists plan new rallies. The death toll from four months of political unrest in Nicaragua has risen to 264, More »

UK communists express their solidarity with anti-fascists in Ukraine

A protest was held today in Whitehall, London opposite the prime minister’s residence in Downing Street in solidarity with anti-fascists in Ukraine, with the slogans: “Civilians in the Donbas still face daily More »

 

USA | Gallup Shows How Much Americans Really Care About The “Situation With Russia”

by Tyler Durden

While ever-hope-filled expectations among the left are for a ‘blue wave’ in the Mid-term elections, we suspect things may not turn out quite as planned given the last week’s “crisis”. Even before President Trump had set foot in Helsinki, the left and the media were banging the drums of war against “the thug” Putin and how he would trump Trump, and once the press conference furore was over, all hell broke loose as the left-leaning world attempted to out-signal one another’s virtue as to the “treasonous”, “surrender” that had occurred.

USA | New Turn in “Russiagate” Debate

Controversies over “Russiagate” and U.S.-Russian relations took a new and possibly historic turn today as The Nation magazine published a rare open letter from an array of prominent Americans calling for “concrete steps … to ease tensions between the nuclear superpowers.”

USA | Judge temporarily blocks end to housing assistance for displaced Puerto Ricans

A federal judge of the USA on Saturday night temporarily blocked the government from ending housing aid to Puerto Ricans currently living on the mainland after being displaced by Hurricane Maria, according to court documents.

USA | John Bolton on Trump-Putin meeting

By Gregg Re

In his first interview since meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow last week, National Security Adviser John Bolton told “Fox News Sunday” that critics are wrong to suggest President Trump has been too soft on Russia.

USA | US Supreme Court Rules Against Public-Sector Unions

by Colleen Flaherty

In a decision that has to the potential to gut public-sector unions, the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled 5 to 4 that non-union-member public employees don’t have to pay “fair share” or “agency” fees to the unions that represent them in collective bargaining and, in many cases, grievances.

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