Venezuelan Attorney General rejects National Constituent Assembly as corporative, lacking representation

Venezuelan Attorney General Luisa Ortega Díaz. (Archive)

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Venezuelan Attorney General Luisa Ortega Diaz, in a leaked letter to Elias Jaua, the head of the Presidential Commission for the Constituent Assembly, warned that the proposed approach to introducing a new constitution would aggravate the crisis in the country rather than promote national reconciliation. Diaz also warned More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Egypt to “regulate” its nuclear Russian roulette

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Egyptian parliament’s Energy and Environment Committee is discussing a proposed law aimed to regulate the construction of nuclear power plants. Omitted from the discourse is More...

Quantum theory and parallel universes confirmed?
By Christof Lehmann On Friday, May 19th, 2017

U.S. ignores Colombia’s peace process, pushes militarist line against Venezuela instead

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos visited his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump at the White House, pleading for support for Colombia’s peace process. Trump, for his part, ignored More...

By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Pakistani media and social media activists targeted for criticizing military’s involvement in terrorism

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Pakistani authorities intensified their crackdown against media and social media activists accused of criticizing or ridiculing the military in online postings. This includes criticism More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Chiquita Papers: How the banana giant funded Colombia’s civil war

nsnbc : In February 2017 the office of Colombia’s Prosecutor confirmed that companies who financed armed groups, including Chiquita will face charges for crimes against humanity. The Chiquita Papers reveal More...

South Korea's newly elected President Moon Jae-in.
By nsnbc On Monday, May 15th, 2017

Is North Korea aiming at the Moon? The farce about Pyongyang’s 2,000 km altitude missile

nsnbc : On May 13 North Korea launched what it described as a new medium-range missile that dropped into the middle of the Sea of Japan after having covered some 800 kilometers within its 23 minutes flight. Japanese More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Friday, May 12th, 2017

Hanford: DoE claims about environmental safety based on “not readily available information”

nsnbc : Crews at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state, USA, filled the hole left by a collapsed storage tunnel for highly toxic waste by dumping some 50 truckloads of dirt into the hole. The Department More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Academic freedom Turkish style: Prosecutor issued arrest warrants for historians who criticized Atatürk

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : A chief public prosecutor in Istanbul, on May 11, issued arrest warrants for two historians for insulting Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. The “incident” sparked a hysteric debate and More...

Boko Haram still outpacing Nigerian authorities- EPA, Tife-Owolabi
By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, May 7th, 2017

82 Chibok schoolgirls freed from Boko Haram: Slavery in Africa and Middle East largely ignored

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : 82 more Chibok schoolgirls who were among more than 200 kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 have been released, reported the office of Nigeria’s Presidency on Saturday. The kidnapping More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Kurdistan Regional Government tells Iran “stop meddling” in Iraqi affairs

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The government of Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous region asked Iran to stop meddling, after a Foreign Ministry spokesman in Tehran said Kurds should not stand against the unity of Iraq. More...