Category: World

The U.S.-Saudi Starvation Blockade

Our aim is to “starve the whole population—men, women, and children, old and young, wounded and sound—into submission,” said First Lord of the Admiralty Winston Churchill. He was speaking of Germany at the outset of the Great War of 1914-1918. Americans denounced as inhumane this starvation blockade that would eventually take the lives of a […]

Britain’s Incompetent Conservatives Can’t Handle Brexit

The world recently commemorated the centennial of the Russian Revolution, which resulted from the flagrant incompetence of that country’s ruling class in confronting a moment of overwhelming national crisis. The barricades are not yet out in the streets of modern-day London, but a certain sense of déjà vu is appropriate. At the least, we are […]

Tsipras: Greece to Uphold Court Decision on Extradition of Turkish Servicemen

Tsipras: Greece to Uphold Court Decision on Extradition of Turkish Servicemen © REUTERS/ Eurokinissi/Panagiota TsikakiEurope03:05 24.11.2017(updated 03:31 24.11.2017) Get short URL 0 12201 Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told Le Figaro newspaper in an interview published Thursday that Athens would not make any concessions on the principle of separation of powers and would not allow […]

Modern Love Story: Gundam Robot Helps Couple Fall in Love

Modern Love Story: Gundam Robot Helps Couple Fall in Love © AFP 2017/ Society19:21 23.11.2017Get short URL 0 8410 Love can be found in unusual places, and an example of such a story is Ella and her “Gundam guy,” whose love story has swept away Twitter users. Elle Howley met John Grasso on Tinder, but soon deleted […]

South Korean Authorities Go After Apple Prior to iPhone X Launch

South Korean Authorities Go After Apple Prior to iPhone X Launch © Photo: PixabayAsia & Pacific19:41 23.11.2017Get short URL 0 67 0 0 During the past week South Korean authorities have visited Apple’s HQ to ask questions about its business practices in Seoul and now the authorities have allegedly raided Apple’s offices just a day […]