Posts Tagged ‘North’

North Korea drought: Lowest rainfall in 100 years leaves millions at risk of starvation

   North Korea’s worst drought in decades is being driven by the lowest rainfall in a century, according to the country’s official state newspaper. The South Korean Yonhap news agency reported that on Friday, North Korea’s Rodong Sinmun newspaper—the official publication of Kim Jong Un’s ruling party—blamed the ongoing drought on lower than expected levels […]

North Korea Launches Second Ballistic Missile In Less Than A Week

Update: South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff has confirmed that the North appears to have fired two short-range ballistic missiles at 4:29 pm and at 4:49 pm local time. First missile flew about 420km; second flew 270km South Korean military is strengthening monitoring in case of more launches […]

North Korea Pleads for Food Aid as Trump Sanctions Noose Tightens

PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA — A leaked diplomatic memo reveals that the North Korean government is lobbying its allies for assistance in dealing with an “urgent” food shortage crisis needed to stave off hunger this month. But with U.S. and international sanctions in play, delivery of humanitarian aid is risky business. A diplomatic memo obtained by […]

Who Ordered The CIA To Assault North Korea’s Embassy In Spain?

  The North Korean embassy in Madrid.   Moon of Alabama Did John Bolton, President Trump’s national security advisor, order an assault on the North Korean embassy in Spain to get an advantage in the nuclear talks? On February 22 the embassy of the DPRK in Madrid was raided by a gang of thugs: A group of […]

Everything points to the raid on the North Korean embassy in Madrid being a full-blown CIA psyop

  Spanish authorities were investigating an incident at the North Korean Embassy in Madrid on Wednesday after assailants reportedly barged into the building, bound and gagged workers before fleeing the building with electronics. FOX News   See: Who Ordered The CIA To Assault North Korea’s Embassy In Spain? *Now read the article below about the […]

In The Wake Of Cyclone Idai, The North Has A Climate Debt To Pay

In The Wake Of Cyclone Idai, The North Has A Climate Debt To Pay By William Minter, Fpif.org April 12, 2019 Above Photo: From Fpif.org Civil society groups are doing the hard work of recovery, but it’s fossil fuel companies and rich countries that need to step up. Weeks after Cyclone Idai struck the coast of Mozambique, near […]

Syria’s Jaafari to US: You Can Give ‘Israel’ North and South Carolina!

  Source March 28, 2019 Syria’s UN Ambassador Bashar Jaafari lashed out at US over recognizing ‘Israeli sovereignty’ on Golan Heights, saying Washington has plenty of their own lands to give to Israel instead of other country’s territories. At a UN Security Council meeting on Wednesday, Jaafari said: “You can give them North and South […]

3 Powerful Indigenous Herbs From North America

March 20th, 2019 By Nick Polizzi Guest Writer for Wake Up World Growing up, I was fascinated by the hundreds of interesting plants that grew in the forests behind my childhood home in rural Connecticut. We would wander down old forgotten trails for hours, lost in the greenery and enchanted by the timelessness of the place. I […]

German Police: North African Migrants Prone to Commit Most Crimes

North African migrants in Germany are more prone to commit crimes, the president of the German Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) has warned.  BKA president Holger Münch has called on police to focus their attention in tackling the North African migrant crime problem before its too late, Die Welt reports. Breitbart.com reports: Earlier this week Münch noted at the European […]

Ron Paul: Did Bolton Blow North Korea?

President Trump’s second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un last week was criticized by both parties in Washington long before Air Force One even touched down in Hanoi. Washington’s political class seemed terrified that the nearly 70 year state of “war” with North Korea might actually end. In the end the only […]

Are Investors Finally Waking Up To North America’s Fracked Gas Crisis?

Are Investors Finally Waking Up To North America’s Fracked Gas Crisis? Above:  Flare Off and Pumpjack, Permian Basin Oil Field, Eddy County, New Mexico. Credit: blake.thornberry, CC BY–NC–ND 2.0 The fracked gas industry’s long borrowing binge may finally be hitting a hard reality: paying back investors. Enabled by rising debt, shale companies have been achieving record fracked oil and gas production, while promising investors a big future […]

When North Dakota Has Budget Woes, It Simply Takes A Dividend From Its State-Owned Bank

When North Dakota Has Budget Woes, It Simply Takes A Dividend From Its State-Owned Bank Above Photo: From Publicbankinginstitute.org North Dakota state capitol building North Dakota is facing important budget concerns due to the continued slide in oil prices. Early this month, the North Dakota Legislature lowered the amount of revenue the state can expect to collect from […]

Paying It Forward: North Carolina J20 Ex-Defendants Pass On Anti-Repression Funds

Paying It Forward: North Carolina J20 Ex-Defendants Pass On Anti-Repression Funds Above Photo: From Itsgoingdown.org As part of this weeks call to action on #J20, former defendants are donating thousands of dollars to anarchist and antifascist prisoner support projects all over the world. Two years ago, roughly twenty anarchists, anti-fascists, and anti-capitalists from the North Carolina […]

Cold wave intensifies in North India: Pahalgam witnesses coldest January night in 5 years at minus 14.6 degrees Celsius

     Cold wave conditions continued across North India on Monday with fresh bouts of snowfall reported in the Kashmir valley, Ladakh region and Himachal Pradesh. Several places also witnessed a sharp drop in minimum temperatures at night. The Valley, however, saw a sunny Monday morning despite the cold conditions. Kashmir Kashmir is under what is […]

Underwater ‘UFO’ Was Pinned to Coast of North Atlantic By US Nuclear Attack Submarines

The Facts: Kevin Spacey released a cryptic video on Christmas Eve right after news of his indictment for sexual assault was announced, inspiring several theories about his true motive behind it. Reflect On: Do you think this video is genius or madness? Which interpretation makes the most sense to you, or do you agree that […]

Underwater ‘UFO’ Was Pinned to Coast of North Atlantic By US Nuclear Attack Submarines

The Facts: Kevin Spacey released a cryptic video on Christmas Eve right after news of his indictment for sexual assault was announced, inspiring several theories about his true motive behind it. Reflect On: Do you think this video is genius or madness? Which interpretation makes the most sense to you, or do you agree that […]

Underwater ‘UFO’ Was Pinned to Coast of North Atlantic By US Nuclear Attack Submarines

The Facts: Kevin Spacey released a cryptic video on Christmas Eve right after news of his indictment for sexual assault was announced, inspiring several theories about his true motive behind it. Reflect On: Do you think this video is genius or madness? Which interpretation makes the most sense to you, or do you agree that […]

Judge Orders North Korea To Pay $501 Million In Damages For Otto Warmbier’s Death

In what will only be a symbolic victory over North Korea this Christmas Eve, U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell awarded the parents of Otto Warmbier a $500 million default judgmentagainst North Korea – amounting to roughly 0.8% of the country’s GDP – for the death of their son. The judge also penned a […]

Judge Orders North Korea To Pay $501 Million In Damages For Otto Warmbier’s Death

In what will only be a symbolic victory over North Korea this Christmas Eve, U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell awarded the parents of Otto Warmbier a $500 million default judgmentagainst North Korea – amounting to roughly 0.8% of the country’s GDP – for the death of their son. The judge also penned a […]

UN “Country-Specific” Human Rights Reports: North Korea, A Grotesque Travesty of Reality

On December 17, 2018, the UN General Assembly Plenary adopted a series of resolutions, many denounced for their double standards,  with fierce official statements of protest against the “country-specific” resolutions, the most nefarious and hypocritical of all.  The voting on the morning resolutions is revealing: Item 74(b) A/73/589/Add2. Draft Resolution VII  “Promotion of a Democratic […]

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