China’s Xi to stay on indefinitely, communist party and military oligarchy stopped pretending

Xi Jinping in 2014 (archives).

Christof Lehmann  (nsnbc) : Within two weeks the Communist Party and military oligarchy in the People’s Republic of China announced the not surprisingly near unanimous approval to amend the country’s Constitution and to give “leader” Xi Jinping a mandate to stay in office indefinitely. Xi Jinping in 2014 (archives). The move More...

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Alleged perpetrators denied Consular access for days - Crime Scene Investigation happened 2 weeks after the fact, after thousands had access to the crime scene.
By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

US sanctions North Korea over dubious Kim Jong-nam VX nerve agent murder

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The United States has imposed additional sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) a.k.a. North Korea, alleging Pyongyang’s involvement in the assassination More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Indian authorities investigate militant Aqa Mul Mujahidin Rohingya group over terrorism links

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : India’s National Investigation Agency opened a probe into the militant Rohingya group Aqa Mul Mujahidin (AMM) over links to Pakistani and Bangladeshi extremists operating in India’s More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, February 17th, 2018

Öcalan’s lawyers request visit on anniversary of his arrest

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Lawyers of jailed PKK leader Abdullah Öcalan have again appealed to Turkish authorities for permission to visit him in jail. Öcalan has’t been granted the right to see his lawyers More...

Taliban chief Mawlavi Akhundzada.
By Christof Lehmann On Friday, February 16th, 2018

Taliban’s open letter to Trump deconstructed

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Taliban a.k.a. The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, published an open letter to U.S. President Donald Trump, dated February 15, 2018. Purporting to promote peace and rationality and More...

The ‘girl from Enghelab Street’, recorded holding her hijab aloft in protest in December 2017. The National via YouTube
By nsnbc On Friday, February 9th, 2018

How Iran uses a compulsory hijab law to control its citizens – and why they are protesting

TC : Protests against Iran’s mandatory hijab law – which requires all women to wear it in public – have sprung up across Iran in the first few weeks of 2018. Women, acting individually, stood on utility boxes More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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Moscow’s claim about promises not to expand NATO unsubstantiated but revealing

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Under President Vladimir Putin, Russia – especially in its State-funded media – promotes the idea that the West – in exchange for Moscow’s willingness to accept More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Dinosaurs: Al-Sisi and Putin to sign Contracts for Egypt’s Dabaa Nuclear Power Plant

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in the Egyptian capital Cairo on Monday to attend the final signing ceremony of Egypt’s first Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) of Dabaa. Putin arrived More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, December 4th, 2017

Half of Iraq’s Yazidis kidnapped by Islamic State are still missing

nsnbc : Figures released by Iraqi – Kurdish officials on Sunday, show that good and well half of the Yazidis kidnapped by the Islamic State after KDP Peshmerga, in 2014, fled from ISIS without a fight, are More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Friday, December 1st, 2017
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5th African Union – European Union Summit: More of the same, disaster mitigation instead of prevention

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The fifth African Union – European Union (AU – EU) summit took place on November 29 – 30, 2017 in Abidjan, capital of Ivory Coast. The summit brought together African More...