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Nigeria`s acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday ordered the immediate overhauling of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) widely described by citizens as a "brutal" unit of the Nigerian police force.
For Li Zhiping, a bus driver commuting between Guangdong and Hong Kong, the Humen Bridge is his most frequent route.
But not for long.
The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, about to open soon, will cut the travel time between the two areas from three hours to 30 minutes.
22:46 [The Saker]
Stories about corruption and internally government-generated violence concerning most unaligned countries abound in the MSM. These lies fuel hatred. And the public at large start a malicious rumor circuit. Which, in turn is taken over by the MSM, so that their lies are pushing in open doors. The war drums start beating. The populace wants foreign imposed order, they want blood and ‘regime change’.
Welt - Mittlerer Osten (1)
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani warned against the US-led “economic war” on the Islamic Republic and said the country plans to thwart Washington’s plots through strengthening the private sector.
Welt - Naher Osten - arabische Halbinsel (1)
Secretary General of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement Seyed Hassan Nasrallah in a televised speech on Tuesday night said the movement was at its strongest shape since its foundation.
22:48 [The Hill]
The Justice Department has launched a new inquiry into whether the Clinton Foundation engaged in any pay-to-play politics or other illegal activities while Hillary Clinton served as secretary of State, law enforcement officials and a witness tells The Hill.
Welt - Russland und Zentralasien (4)
Afghan forces have pushed the Taliban militants back from the strategic city of Ghazni and are now trying to flush the insurgents from the city’s outskirts, according to officials.
22:47 [Strategic Culture]
In April 1971 John Kerry, who served gallantly in Vietnam and was later Secretary of State, stood in front of a US Senate Committee and asked “How do you ask a man to be the last man to die in Vietnam? How do you ask a man to be the last man to die for a mistake?”
22:46 [Strategic Culture]
Good news came on Aug.12 – the Caspian Sea Day marked since 2007 by littoral states. A final comprehensive open-ended agreement to solve a major international controversial issue was clinched in Aktau, Kazakhstan. Russia, Iran, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Turkmenistan signed a convention on the Caspian Sea`s legal status – the Caspian Sea Convention (CSC). Providing clear guidelines for the collective use of the Sea, it puts an end to the international dispute that has lasted more than two decades.
22:43 [Asia Times/Pepe Escobar]
Rouhani and Nazarbayev in fact held a separate meeting dedicated to increased economic cooperation, including the mutual drive to use their national currencies on trade, bypassing the US dollar.
Welt - Süd-Süd-Kooperation (1)
Turkey and Russia will take steps to "enhance strategic partnership," Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said here on Tuesday.
11:06 [Press TV]
Iran renews its support for intra-Yemeni negotiations towards the resolution of the conflict there, saying the Saudi regime and its allies should stop their deadly attacks on the impoverished Arab state and give room to peace efforts.
10:16 [Press TV]
Since Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s public attack on Jeremy Corbyn, senior Labour MPs have rushed to Corbyn’s aid, voicing their support on Twitter.
Themen - Geheimdienste und Terror (1)
22:49 [Global Research]
The Chinese Communist Party’s Global Times charged in its Chinese and English editions that the criticism and reports were aimed at stirring trouble and destroying hard-earned stability in Xinjiang, China’s gateway to Central Asia and home to its Turkic Uyghur and ethnic minority Central Asian Muslim communities.
22:49 [Fort Russ News]
Now ten years on, the Russo-Georgian War that began on this day in 2008 is one of the most lopsided but nevertheless important geopolitical events of the last 20 years. And all fingers point to the usurping Zionist entity as being the prime mover and shaker behind the bloodshed–despite such an awful few analysts and commentators digging deep enough to find the evidence.
Themen - Globalisierung und Globalismus (3)
22:49 [Global Research/ Prof. Michael Chossudovsky]
Trump calls for escalation of the war in Afghanistan. Why? Is it part of the “Global War on Terrorism”, going after the bad guys, or is it something else?
The immediate weeks ahead can see very dramatic changes if there is an all-out push to defend Donald Trump`s presidency from the three years` British intelligence attack, and to push the United States into the Belt and Road Initiative and its great projects of infrastructure.
22:48 [Eurasia Future]
Donald Trump has repeatedly stated that he is willing and in fact happy to engage in direct talks with Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani about a would-be JCPOA 2.0 – a revision of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal negotiated at the time by Barack Obama with his counterparts from Iran, China, Russia, the European Union, Germany, France and Britain.
Themen - Medien und Propaganda (2)
23:34 [State of the Nation]
The Mainstream Media (MSM) has never been so up in arms and conspicuously enraged about anything as they are about this self-evident truth. They all know — every single journalist — that they cannot report the truth about anything. Factual reporting has been banished from the MSM; once that happened the press inevitably became “the enemy of the people”. And every journalist knows in their bones that this is absolutely true.
22:48 [Fort Russ News]
Venezuela is facing an economic crisis. This is known to anyone who pays even the slightest attention to geopolitics.