U.S. denies Syrian – Kurdish PYD leader Salih Muslim visa for conference in Washington D.C.

PYD leader and co-chair Salih Muslim. (archives)

nsnbc : The United States has, for the second year, denied Salih Muslim, the leader of the Syrian – Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) a visa to speak at the National Press Club in Washington D.C.. That, despite the fact that the United States considers the PYD’s military wings, the YPG and the all-female YPJ as main allies in the war More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, May 19th, 2017

Troubled at home, President Trump takes first international trip

nsnbc : U.S. President Donald Trump starts his first international trip on Friday, leaving behind him scandals and calls for his impeachment. Stops on the trip include Saudi Arabia, Israel, the Vatican and Belgium. More...

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By Ellen H. Brown On Thursday, May 18th, 2017

If China Can Fund infrastructure with Its Own Credit, So Can We

Ellen H. Brown (nsnbc) : May 15th-19th has been designated “National Infrastructure Week” by the US Chambers of Commerce, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and over 150 affiliates. Their message: More...

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By Fahwad Al-Khadoumi On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Erdogan – Trump avoided discord about Kurds: More shared interests than disagreements

Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : After meeting at the White House on Tuesday, U.S. President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart President R. Tayyip Erdogan focused on the strength of U.S. – Turkish relations 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 nsnbc On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

After meeting with Trump, Lavrov warns against repeating mistakes made in Iraq and Libya

nsnbc : After meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov pleaded to the international community to consider the consequences of ousting leaders of states and not to repeat More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Trump fired FBI Director Comey: “To be replaced by someone who will do a far better job”

nsnbc : U.S. President Donald Trump fired FBI director James Comey who reportedly leaned about the fact via television. Trump defended his decision saying Comey will be replaced by someone who will do a far better More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Emergency declared at Hanford Nuclear Reservation after tunnel collapse

nsnbc : An emergency was declared at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state, USA, on Tuesday, after the roof of a tunnel used for storing highly radioactively contaminated waste collapsed. All workers More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Mexican Drug Kingpin Joaquin Guzman a.k.a. El Chapo to face U.S. Court on April 16, 2018

nsnbc : A U.S. judge has scheduled the pending trial against Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman a.k.a. El Chapo for April 16, 2018. Having ranked among the most wanted for years, Guzman will have to spend the time More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Six U.S. Senators introduce bill to allow Taiwanese officials to visit

nsnbc : Six U.S. Senators headed by Republican Marco Rubio from Florida, are proposing for the introduction of the Taiwan Travel Act. The new bill would encourage visits between U.S. and Taiwan officials on all More...