Archive for the ‘International’ Category

The Holocaust and Palestine

TEHRAN- Many ask the question “What are the links between the Holocaust  and the Palestinians?” The answer is there are none. Source

More nations plan to ditch U.S. dollar 

TEHRAN- Brazil and Argentina are planning on a common currency for the region in a bid to distance themselves from the U.S. dollar. Source

LIVE 9:30 AM ET: UK Foreign Secretary Speaks at Washington Think Tank

UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly speaks at The Center for Strategic & International Studies at 9:30 a.m. ET, Jan. 17, about the UK’s foreign policy, U.S.–UK relations, and international alliances in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The Epoch Times will livestream the event. … Source

Thousands of Cases of Abuse, Neglect of Disabled Australians Found in Report

Advocates are calling on the federal government to take immediate action on disability care homes after a watchdog report found thousands of reportable incidents in the past four years. The report (pdf) released on Jan. 16, by the National Disability Insurance Scheme Quality and Safeguards Commission investigated seven NDIS-registered facilities. It found that since 2019, there had been up […]

Remembering Pope Benedict XVI: A Man of Truth, Faith, and Tradition

Commentary Before he became Pope, a Mexican colleague of mine and her family saw Cardinal Ratzinger near the Vatican. They introduced themselves, and he graciously took the time to get to know them. He then asked them a series of questions about the Church in Mexico. My colleague remarked on the depth of his questions […]

Netanyahu’s government is end of Zionism

TEHRAN- Israel is a divided society racially and religiously. Since its establishment in 1948 or even many years earlier, the Jewish Agency sought to bring Jews from all over the world to the Palestinian territories in order to provide the necessary population for the formation of a so-called nation-state. Source

PREMIERING NOW: Dr. Aaron Kheriaty: Self-Spreading Vaccines, Transhumanist Ideology, and Government Gag Orders—The New Technocracy Threatening Hippocratic Medicine and The Nuremberg Code

“This is part of a broader proposal of potentially bypassing the informed consent process by putting mRNA gene-based technology in foods… You could have a salad and get vaccinated against potential biological threats.” `Dr. Aaron Kheriaty is a psychiatrist, medical ethicist, and author of “The New Abnormal: The Rise of the Biomedical Security State.” He […]

Yemeni patience with Saudis has a limit 

TEHRAN- Saudi forces have been shelling border regions in Yemen, killing a number of civilians as Sana’a warns its patience is running thin. Source

Sydney to Shine With Biggest NYE Fireworks

Sydney’s iconic harbour is set to shine on New Year’s Eve with 100,000 pyrotechnic effects lighting up the skyline after two years of muted celebrations. Shedding off social restrictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic, about one million revellers are expected to ring in 2023 in spectacular fashion in what has become an event marked on the […]

Heating Restored in Freezing Kyiv After Russia Launches Another Major Attack: Mayor Klitschko

Heating has been fully restored to Kyiv after the latest Russian bombardment that targeted water and power infrastructure, the capital’s Mayor Vitali Klitschko said on Sunday. “The city is restoring all services after the latest shelling,” Klitschko said on the Telegram messaging app. “In particular, the capital’s heat supply system was fully restored. All sources […]

‘Too Stupid’: Former Australian Deputy PM Believes Taiwan Conflict Unlikely

Former Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce believes Beijing will not engage in outright conflict with Taiwan because it would be “too stupid.” Joyce made the comments after returning from a visit to Taiwan with a bipartisan delegation consisting of Labor, Liberal, and Nationals MPs. “China and Taiwan, I believe, are unlikely to come to […]

‘Get Them to Understand What’s Going on Right Now’: Story Behind ‘Winnie-the-Pooh’ in Australia’s White Paper Protest

Those who saw the recent protests supporting China’s White Paper Revolution in Australia may notice the silhouette of a famous bear–Winnie-the-Pooh. As the crowd shouted slogans of “CCP, step down! Xi Jinping, step down,” in response to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)’s Zero-COVID policy, Winnie, who wore an official cap of emperors in China’s Qing […]

Australia’s Record Grain Harvest Leads to Strong Demand for Export Services: Report

Bulk grain exports in Australia during the past two years have reached a new record, with the industry exporting a reported total of 40.6 tonnes from 2021 to 2022—61 percent higher than the industry’s yearly average. This comes despite recent flooding events, labour shortages, and harvest delays. According to a report (pdf) by the Australian […]

52 Hong Kong Groups Around the World Support China Protests

After the deadly fire in Urumqi, Xinjiang, angry crowds took to the streets in different cities in China, the largest wave of protests in three decades, protesting the stringent pandemic restrictions and chanting for the resignation of Xi Jinping. 52 Groups Signed the Statement Including NY4HK, a New York organization that supports Hong Kong, 52 […]

Russia Warns US That Its Deeper Involvement in Ukraine Brings Growing Risks

Russia is trying to make the United States understand that Washington’s increasing involvement in the Ukraine conflict carries growing risks, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Tuesday, according to Russian news agencies. Moscow has repeatedly complained that Western military support for Ukraine is dragging out the conflict, now in its 10th month, while […]

50 Clean Tech Firms Call for Millions of New Solar Panels, Batteries in Ambitious 5-Year Net Zero Plan

Over 50 cleantech firms have outlined an ambitious five-year plan that they claim can cut emissions in Australia by 81 percent by 2030—a more ambitious target than the one set by the current Labor government. On Nov. 24, global brands like Toshiba, Vestas, and Schneider Electric backed a new report from the Beyond Zero Emissions […]

A Brief on Credit Suisse and Credit Suisse Values

One of the oldest financial institutions in the world, Credit Suisse has a turnover of $22.65 billion, and is the second-largest bank within the Swiss banking system. It provides a wide range of financial services through its two main private and investment banking divisions. The banking giant has recently come into the spotlight after a […]

New Zealand Court Rules Voting Age of 18 ‘Discriminatory’

New Zealand’s peak judicial body, the Supreme Court, has declared the current minimum voting age of 18 to be discriminatory, paving the way for the voting age to be lowered to 16. Activist group, Make It 16, has been advocating for three years to drop the minimum voting age so that it is in line […]

University Reinstates Marks for Student Who Was Penalised for Not Acknowledging Indigenous Rights

One of Australia’s top universities has overturned a decision to dock marks from a student after failing to acknowledge the traditional land rights of Indigenous people.  The move came after the engineering student filed a formal complaint at Melbourne’s prestigious Monash University on Oct. 7. A Monash university spokesperson told the Herald Sun newspaper that the […]

Kyiv, Moscow Trade Accusations of War Crimes and Reprisals in Newly Recaptured Kherson

Following last week’s Russian withdrawal from the city of Kherson, Kyiv has accused Moscow’s forces and their local allies of having committed numerous “war crimes” before their departure. Pro-Russian officials, for their part, claim that Ukrainian forces, which entered Kherson over the weekend, were committing “extrajudicial reprisals” against pro-Russian residents of the city. On Nov. […]

Americans Griner, Whelan May Gain Release From Russia by Year-End, Ex-US Diplomat Says

NEW YORK—WNBA star Brittney Griner and former U.S. Marine Paul Whelan, who are being held in Russia, could gain release by the end of this year, said former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Bill Richardson, who traveled to Moscow in September. Richardson told CNN in an interview on Sunday that he had met with […]

Turkey Says Malaysia, Indonesia Interested in Buying Armed Drones

ANKARA—Turkey said on Monday that Malaysia and Indonesia had expressed keen interest in buying armed drones from Turkish defense firm Baykar, which has supplied the weapons to several countries after battlefield successes. “Many Asian countries, especially Malaysia and Indonesia, show great interest in our defence industry products. Agreements are being signed,” Turkish foreign minister Mevlut […]

Queen’s funeral helped tip UK into recession 

TEHRAN- The Bank of England raised interest rates after saying the country was already in recession partly because of the extra public holiday for the queen’s funeral.  The interest rate hike to 2.25% from 1.75% is the highest level seen since the global financial crisis in 2008 and will have a major impact on millions […]

Queen’s funeral helped tip UK into recession 

TEHRAN- The Bank of England raised interest rates after saying the country was already in recession partly because of the extra public holiday for the queen’s funeral.  The interest rate hike to 2.25% from 1.75% is the highest level seen since the global financial crisis in 2008 and will have a major impact on millions […]

Queen’s funeral helped tip UK into recession 

TEHRAN- The Bank of England raised interest rates after saying the country was already in recession partly because of the extra public holiday for the queen’s funeral.  The interest rate hike to 2.25% from 1.75% is the highest level seen since the global financial crisis in 2008 and will have a major impact on millions […]

Yemeni leader slams U.S. hegemony

TEHRAN- The leader of Yemen’s revolution, Sayyed Abdul-Malik Badr al-Din al-Houthi says the days are gone when the U.S. ambassador had more authority than the country’s President. Sayyed Abdul-Malik al-Houthi made the remarks in a speech on the occasion of the eighth anniversary of the September 21 revolution; that he said saved the nation from […]

Yemeni leader slams U.S. hegemony

TEHRAN- The leader of Yemen’s revolution, Sayyed Abdul-Malik Badr al-Din al-Houthi says the days are gone when the U.S. ambassador had more authority than the country’s President. Sayyed Abdul-Malik al-Houthi made the remarks in a speech on the occasion of the eighth anniversary of the September 21 revolution; that he said saved the nation from […]

Yemeni leader slams U.S. hegemony

TEHRAN- The leader of Yemen’s revolution, Sayyed Abdul-Malik Badr al-Din al-Houthi says the days are gone when the U.S. ambassador had more authority than the country’s President. Sayyed Abdul-Malik al-Houthi made the remarks in a speech on the occasion of the eighth anniversary of the September 21 revolution; that he said saved the nation from […]

Beijing Marks Its Territory: Xi Warns Against Meddling in Central Asia

Beijing is taking steps to solidify its sphere of influence, including from close ally Russia, with Chinese leader Xi Jinping delivering the strong message during an official visit to Kazakhstan. Xi told officials China was keen to nurture relations with Kazakhstan and opposed any interference in the Central Asian country. “No matter how the international […]

Biden to Nominate Career Diplomat Tracy as Ambassador to Russia, White House Say

WASHINGTON—President Joe Biden will nominate career diplomat Lynne Tracy, currently the U.S. ambassador to Armenia, as ambassador to Russia, the White House said on Tuesday. The post in Russia has been vacant since Sept. 4, when envoy John Sullivan concluded his tenure there amid soaring bilateral tensions due to Moscow’s war in Ukraine. Tracy was […]

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