Tag archive for ‘USA’
China's embassy in Canberra, Australia. Wikimedia Commons, courtesy Alpha.
By nsnbc On Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Western countries concerned about Chinese infiltration

nsnbc : A growing number of western countries including the United States, Australia and Germany are growing increasingly concerned about China, Chinese infiltration and espionage, and taking measures to mitigate More...

The 2005 public hanging of two teenagers for gay sex sparked international outrage but other, not so highly publicized cases are commonplace.
By nsnbc On Saturday, January 13th, 2018

Nuclear deal survives but US imposes new sanctions on Iran, among others over human rights

nsnbc : The United States has imposed a new set of sanctions on Iran targeting Iran’s top judge, thirteen other individuals and large entities accused of human rights abuses and censorship, the day that US 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 Fahwad Al-Khadoumi On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, move U.S. Embassy

Fahwad al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : U.S. President Donald Trump plans on Wednesday to announce that the United States is recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and will move the U.S. Embassy there from Tel Aviv. More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Exhibition of contemporary Taiwanese art opens in New York City

nsnbc : An exhibition of contemporary Taiwanese art opened on November 30 in the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York. The exhibition is part of a Taiwanese government initiative aimed at fostering More...

By nsnbc On Friday, December 1st, 2017

Security Council hails achievements one year after signing of Colombia’s peace accord

nsnbc : In a press statement, the UN Security Council circulated a document containing the Agreement for Ending the Conflict and building a lasting peace between the Government and FARC-EP, while congratulating More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, December 1st, 2017
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US perceives Nord Stream 2 as Russian attempt to undermine Ukraine

nsnbc : The United States believes that the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline will pose security risks in the region and advance Russia’s goal of undermining Ukraine. Meanwhile, most EU countries More...

Edward S. Herman, who wrote “Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media” with Noam Chomsky.
By Nicoletta Fagiolo On Monday, November 27th, 2017

Edward S. Herman, Fourth power in the name of truth

Nicoletta Fagiolo (nsnbc) : Professor emeritus of finance at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, public intellectual, political economist and medias specialist Edward S. Herman, most known for having More...

The Braidwood nuclear power plant in Will County leaked 35,000 gallons of radioactive waste over two weeks in the spring. Madison Hopkins/BGA
By nsnbc On Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Radioactive waste continues to leak from Illinois power plants: BGA report

nsnbc : An investigation by the US Better Government Association (BGA) found that Illinois nuclear power plants reported at least 35 accidental releases of water contaminated with tritium over the past decade and More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, November 25th, 2017

Cuba’s Raul Castro discussed nukes with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-Ho

nsnbc : Cuban President Raul Castro met with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho in Friday at the U.N. Plaza Hotel in New York, on September 25. Cuba, a traditional North Korean ally, is opposed to nuclear More...