Cool War: IKEA Account Frozen by Russian Court over Generator Bill

Image courtesy IKEA Russia.

nsnbc : A court in the Russian city Smolensk has frozen $145 million or 9.3 billion rubles from the bank account of the Russian subsidiary of the Swedish furniture manufacturer and retailer IKEA. The lawsuit was filed this year, and follows up on previous lawsuits filed by Konstantin Ponomaryov, one of IKEA’s partners during the post-Soviet Wild More...

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The flags of MERCOSUR’s five member-states: Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Venezuela. (Archive)
By nsnbc On Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

Mercosur Suspends Venezuela

 Ryan Mallett-Outtrim (VA) : South American trade bloc Mercosur officially suspended Venezuela Friday. In a letter delivered to Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez, the bloc said Caracas had been stripped More...

By IMEMC On Friday, December 2nd, 2016

48 Violations against Palestinian Journalists in Novemember

IMEMC : Israeli forces committed more than 48 violations against Palestinian journalists during the month of November, the Government Media Office (GMO) in Gaza reported, Thursday. The GMO published a monthly report More...

Thailand’s then-Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn at an event mourning his father. Courtesy Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters
By Christof Lehmann On Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Thailand’s Maha Vajiralongkorn Ascends Throne as Rama X

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Thailand’s 64-year-old Crown Prince has ascended to the throne as King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun a.k.a. Rama X., succeeding his much-revered late father King Bhumibol More...

By Christof Lehmann On Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Colombia’s CAA Confirms: Crashed Lamia BAe Avro RJ85 Didn’t Have Mandatory Fuel Reserves

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Colombia’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) officially confirmed that the Bolivian BAe Avro RJ85 operated by Lamia, that crashed near Medellin, didn’t have mandatory fuel reserves More...

Ban Ki-Moon visits Haiti in October 2016. EPA
By nsnbc On Friday, December 2nd, 2016

UN finally apologises for bringing cholera to Haiti – will it put money where its mouth is?

TC : The United Nations Secretary-General has announced a new approach to cholera in Haiti. Six years after the organisation introduced cholera into the country, with at least 9,200 people dead and 800,000 people More...

By nsnbc On Thursday, December 1st, 2016

China & Sierra Leone Upgrade Relations to Comprehensive Strategic Partnership of Cooperation

nsnbc : Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma and delegates visited the Chinese capital Beijing. On Thursday Chinese President Xi Jinping announced that China will help the north-west African country to improve More...

erdogan - a fair fighter
By nsnbc On Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Turkey Only Wants to Fight Terror in Syria & Iraq, West Only Wants Oil: Erdogan

nsnbc : In what must be described as his most “unbelievable” rant to this day, Turkey’s President R. Tayyip Erdogan claimed that Turkey only wants to fight terror while the west only is in the More...

Courtesy El Colombiano.
By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Confirmed: Charter Plane That Crashed in Colombia Ran Out of Fuel

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The flight crew of the Bolivarian British Aerospace Avro RJ85 that crashed 13 miles from the airport of Medellin, Colombia, had declared a fuel emergency before the plane crashed. The More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Murdered Russian Opposition Politician Nemtsov Allegedly Ignored Death Threats

nsnbc : Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov reportedly ignored death threats, believing that his public activities were the best way to protect himself. Nemtsov was murdered in Moscow near the Kremlin on More...