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Pyongyang (SCF) – On July 28, North Korea conducted an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launch. The North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said the test proved that the entire United States was within striking range. The missile reportedly flew for 45 minutes, reaching a peak altitude of 3,000 km, and a slightly longer rangeContinue Reading

Washington (FAIR) – The three most prominent US newspapers haven’t run a critical investigative piece on Jeff Bezos’ company Amazon in almost two years, a FAIR survey finds. A review of 190 articles from the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and the Bezos-owned Washington Post over the past year paints a picture of almost uniformly uncritical–ofttimes boosterish–coverage. None ofContinue Reading

London (TeleSUR) – Executives from the council and the tenant management organization are expected to face questioning. An investigation lead by Scotland Yard into London’s Grenfell tower block fire has found “reasonable grounds” to suspect that “corporate manslaughter” may have been committed. Around 80 people are estimated to have died in the blaze onContinue Reading

Moscow (GPA) – Triggered by a new round of sanctions, Russia expelling US diplomats comes as the predictable – though long delayed – response to one of Obama’s last geopolitical moves. Following Congress’ passage of new sanctions targeting Russia, Iran and North Korea, Russia has responded by issuing an order to theContinue Reading

Ottawa  (MEE) – At least five people were killed in restive Qatif province during the week as Saudi authorities attempt to crackdown on alleged Shiite militants. Canada warned on Saturday that it was reviewing reports that Saudi Arabia is using Canadian armoured vehicles in a crackdown in the Sunni-ruled kingdom’s Shiite-majority east, whichContinue Reading

Kiev (EAN) – Petro Poroshenko made his first visit to Georgia as Ukraine’s president, as ties between the two countries – spoiled in recent years by a feud over former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili – now have new momentum following Saakashvili’s exit from Ukrainian politics. The visit, from July 17-19, allowed the twoContinue Reading

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Sana’a (YE) – The warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition launched a series of violent raids targeting the capital Sana’a and its environs on Friday morning and throughout the night. The coalition launched four air raids at the base of Al-Dailami while four other raids struck the Guard School in the capital,Continue Reading