Date archive forFebruary, 2020
By admin On Saturday, February 29th, 2020
0 Comments

WATCH asylum-seekers march towards Europe after Turkey declares it will no longer hold them back

Turkey has announced it will no longer hold back people who wish to go to Europe and seek asylum there amid an escalation in Syria. Some have been quick to rush towards coasts and borders before Ankara changes its More...

By admin On Saturday, February 29th, 2020
0 Comments

Thugs break into homes of 3 Sputnik employees in Ankara, shout anti-Russian & nationalist slogans

Groups of people descended on homes of three Russia’s Sputnik agency staffers in Ankara, Turkey, chanting “Turkey for the Turks” and accusing journalists of treason for working for Moscow, RT Editor-in-Chief More...

By admin On Saturday, February 29th, 2020
0 Comments

‘We fought Russia 16 times and will fight it again,’ warns Erdogan’s adviser amid Idlib escalation

A member of an expert body advising Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hinted that Ankara is prepared to go to war with Russia after tensions over Syria’s Idlib province escalated over the past 24 hours. Mesut More...

By admin On Saturday, February 29th, 2020
0 Comments

Stock market fall continues at record speed

One somewhat stunned investment funds manager told the Wall Street Journal: “This has been really quick, really deep, and in some respects unbelievable.” World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Saturday, February 29th, 2020
0 Comments

French Lawmakers File Rival Motions of No Confidence in Government Over Pension Reform

PARIS (Sputnik) – French lawmakers from the left and right of the spectrum filed motions of no confidence in the government after it pushed a controversial pension reform through the parliament on Saturday. Sputnik More...

By admin On Saturday, February 29th, 2020
0 Comments

Netanyahu, Gantz neck and neck in ‘last polls’ before Israel election

Netanyahu, Gantz neck and neck in ‘last polls’ before Israel election Israeli Palestinian parties united in Joint List projected to gain seat amid opposition to Trump plan MEE and More...

By admin On Saturday, February 29th, 2020
0 Comments

Astronomers release first color PHOTO of Earth’s novel 2ND MOON that we all missed

Until recently, many of us earthlings were blissfully unaware that our planet had gained a second moon. But now 2020 CD3 has become such a superstar, we’re using giant telescopes just to catch a glimpse of it. Part-time More...

By admin On Saturday, February 29th, 2020
0 Comments

Top Pakistani diplomat calls for ‘responsible’ withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan in wake of peace deal with Taliban

Pakistan’s foreign minister has urged the US to pull its troops out of Afghanistan in a responsible fashion, after US President Donald Trump said that the expected peace deal with the Taliban may bring American More...

By admin On Saturday, February 29th, 2020
0 Comments

Coronavirus: how effective are facemasks?

In his second note on the political economy of the imminent Covid-19 pandemic, Dr Yannis Gourtsoyannis looks at the antinomies of facemasks Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Saturday, February 29th, 2020
0 Comments

Thanks NATO, but what about missiles? Ankara urges US to deploy Patriot systems to Turkey amid Idlib standoff

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu called on Washington to redeploy its Patriot anti-aircraft systems on Turkish soil, insisting that the country needs some “support” from its NATO allies amid the More...