August 10, 2018 | GEOPOLITICS ALERT

Day: August 10, 2018

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US Judge Approves Seizure of Citgo, Stealing the Venezuelan Asset

Wilmington, DE (GPA) – A US judge has ruled to in favor of the seizure of Citgo, the US branch of the Venezuelan state-run oil company. Judge Leonard P. Stark of the U.S. District Court in Wilmington, Deleware approved the seizure of Citgo, the Venezuelan state’s external asset that sells their oil in North America in a […]

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Renewed Airstrikes Ravage Gaza Amidst Ceasefire Talks, Destroy Cultural Center

Gaza (GPA) – Israel struck more than 150 locations in Gaza Wednesday night through Thursday morning, despite recent talks to resume a ceasefire to divert from an all-out war. The ceasefire, brokered between Israel and Hamas and administered by Egypt, would seek to end the joint Egypt-Israeli entity air, land, and sea blockade of coastal Gaza, maintained since […]

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Mongolian FM: Attempts to Abduct Turkish Nationals Violates Sovereignty

Ulaanbaatar (TP) – The Mongolian Foreign Ministry on Friday issued a statement on the abduction of a Turkish national in the country earlier the same day, underlining such an unacceptable act would be “a violation of Mongolia’s sovereignty and independence” and that Mongolia would strongly object to it. Early on Friday morning Veysel Akçay, the general director of […]

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UN Chief Condemns Attack Targeting Venezuela’s Maduro

New York (TSN) – Antonio Guterres expresses concern about the latest developments in Venezuela and rejects any act of violence. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned Saturday’s drone attack, which targetted Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. “The secretary-general is concerned about the latest developments in Venezuela and rejects any act of violence,” said Farhan Haq, Guterres’ deputy spokesman. Related: […]

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