Europe

jeremy corbyn israeli labour party

Corbyn Says What We All Knew: The War on Terror Isn’t Working

London (GPA) – Speaking to reporters in Westminster today, head of the U.K. Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn called for real changes to British policy in fighting terrorism. With only days to go before a snap election called by the Conservative Party under Theresa May, a major question now looming over the debates is terrorism. While […]

Read More
Latvia nato russia

NATO Builds Infrastructure for Permanent Military Presence Near Russia’s Borders

Riga (SCF) – A group of about 50 combat engineers based at Canadian Forces Base Gagetown were deployed to Latvia on April 29 as part of Operation Reassurance. The mission is to build a town for 500 soldiers. According to commanding officer Lt.-Col. Chris Cotton, the installation will have «everything you would expect in a small town, from its kitchen […]

Read More
Emanuel Macron france

No ‘Big Change’ Expected in France’s Foreign Policy under Macron: SIPRI Chief

Paris (Tasnim) – The director of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) described French president-elect Emmanuel Macron as a foreign policy novice, saying that he expects “no very big change” in the country’s external policy under the new president. “Macron is generally regarded as having far less understanding of foreign and security policy issues than he does […]

Read More
Angela Merkel

Merkel Calls for End to Saudi Airstrikes in Yemen

Berlin (Tasnim) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for an end to Saudi Arabian airstrikes in Yemen, during a visit to the Saudi coastal city of Jeddah on Sunday.  “We do not believe that there can be a military solution to this conflict,” Merkel said, expressing support for the UN-led attempt to find a diplomatic solution. […]

Read More

Ukraine, Korea, Syria, Iran… Falsifying History is Uncle Sam’s Way to War

Washington, D.C. (SCF) – Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed the International Arctic Forum this week on the real and present dangers from falsifying history. He said such deliberate distortion of history erodes international law and order, creating chaos and leading to further conflict. The Russian leader deplored the use of history as an «ideological weapon» to demonize others, and he said […]

Read More

Google Loses Monopoly Suit in Russia

Moscow (TeleSUR) – The search engine giant buckled under pressure and agreed to be less controlling about what Android phone manufacturers can do in Russia. Google paid a US$7.8 million fine to Russia’s antimonopoly agency, they have agreed to allow phone manufacturers to change the default search engine on devices. Google has also lost app exclusivity on new […]

Read More

Iran, EU Ink First-Ever Nuclear Safety Cooperation Project

Tehran (Tasnim) – The European Union (EU) announced on Tuesday that it has signed the first-ever project for nuclear safety cooperation with Iran, under the framework of the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers. The European Commission said in a statement on Tuesday that the €2.5 million ($2.6 million) project aims to enhance the […]

Read More

‘The G-7 Are Terrorists!’: Hundreds Protest Italy G-7 Meeting on Syria

After U.S. airstrikes, “Hands Off Syria” demonstrations have cropped up throughout the world, including in Syria itself. Hundreds of protesters poured into the streets of Lucca, Italy, to protest the two-day meeting of G-7 foreign ministers who had gathered mainly to talk about Syria. RELATED: Putin Claims US Preparing Chemical Weapons False Flag in Syria The […]

Read More

The UK is quietly changing its policy on Israel and Palestine

London (MEMO) – Palestinians were delighted to see 2016 end with the UN Security Council passing resolution 2334 which reaffirmed the illegality of Israel’s settlement enterprise. The passing of the resolution was facilitated by the US abstention in the dying days of Obama’s administration. The UK played a key role in the drafting of the […]

Read More
recep erdogan turkey extradite terrorists

Erdogan’s War of Words Inciting Terror in Europe

Ankara, Turkey (SCF) – Only hours after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a bloodcurdling warning about terror attacks against European citizens, four people lay dead on the streets of London. That death toll may rise further because several of those injured in the attack this week in the British capital are in critical condition, fighting for […]

Read More