Major Japanese Newspaper Urges Russia to ‘Admit’ Soviet-Japanese War of 1945 Was a ‘Mistake’

Japanese journalist Ryosuke Endo has called on Russia to ‘admit’ that the Soviet military operation against Japan in August 1945 was a “mistake,” saying such an admission would be necessary to improve Japanese-Russian relations. In an op-ed in major daily newspaper Sankei Shimbun, the journalist pointed to the internment of Japanese prisoners of war in … Continue reading “Major Japanese Newspaper Urges Russia to ‘Admit’ Soviet-Japanese War of 1945 Was a ‘Mistake’”

Zero-tolerance policy on drugs at Amsterdam Dance Event

The city of Amsterdam will not tolerate drugs at the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), currently happening int he city. “We have a zero tolerance policy in clubs and during events”, the city said in a statement, Het Parool reports. ADE attendees are not allowed to take any drugs into events. Drugs found will be confiscated, … Continue reading “Zero-tolerance policy on drugs at Amsterdam Dance Event”

Supermarket alternative Marqt to merge with Ekoplaza parent

Organic supermarket chain Marqt is merging with Udea, the parent company of organic chain Ekoplaza, the two parties announced in a press release on Thursday. A majority of their shareholders approved the merger. Both chains have a strong position in the organic shopping market. By merging, they hope to further strengthen that position. Submitted by Janene … Continue reading “Supermarket alternative Marqt to merge with Ekoplaza parent”

Easy to Follow Granola & Peanut Butter Dessert Recipes for Health & Taste!

Granola is healthy and essential for sure. But did you know it can be fun and exciting as a dessert? Shruthi Arun, the founder of Purple Hippie, shared with us three delicious recipes that blend the goodness of granola with the irresistibility of ice-cream to give you perfect dessert dishes – an ice cream, an … Continue reading “Easy to Follow Granola & Peanut Butter Dessert Recipes for Health & Taste!”

Uneasy Damascus/Kurdish Alliance

Throughout most of Obama’s war, now Trump’s, against Syrian sovereign independence and territorial integrity, Kurdish YPG fighters and their politicians allied with US imperial aims for their own self-interest — including support for jihadists used as Pentagon/CIA proxy foot soldiers.… The post Uneasy Damascus/Kurdish Alliance appeared first on Global Research.

More Than 1,000 Palestinians in Gaza Have Bone Infections after Being Shot by Israeli Forces

Gaza Treating drug-resistant infections in Gaza under the blockade Medicin Sans Frontieres 2 Sept. 2019-More than 7,400 Palestinians have been injured by live ammunition during protests in Gaza.  About half of those suffering from open fractures, in which the bone … The post More Than 1,000 Palestinians in Gaza Have Bone Infections after Being Shot … Continue reading “More Than 1,000 Palestinians in Gaza Have Bone Infections after Being Shot by Israeli Forces”

AfDB Presidency: Why Africa’s future will be brighter if Adesina is given a second tenure

London, Oct. 17, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Mr Akinwumi Adesina, Minister of Agriculture, under former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration on May 28, 2015 emerged as the President of African Development Bank (AfDB). He was the first Nigerian to head the AfDB established in 1964. RELATED: MAIN ACHIEVEMENTS OF AKINWUNMI ADESINA He was elected the bank’s president, hours after … Continue reading “AfDB Presidency: Why Africa’s future will be brighter if Adesina is given a second tenure”

17 octobre 1961 : rendez-vous avec la barbarie

La mise au jour, pour le grand public, est venue d’un roman policier paru en 1984 : Meurtres pour mémoire, de Didier Daeninckx, l’une des figures de proue du « nouveau polar ». « Ecrivain français de second rayon, né en 1949 à la périphérie de Paris », dit-il pour se présenter. Le mardi 17 … Continue reading “17 octobre 1961 : rendez-vous avec la barbarie”

Succès du plan gagnant-gagnant-gagnant-gagnant pour le nord-est de la Syrie

Par Moon of Alabama – Le 16 octobre 2019 Les opérations syriennes et russes dans le nord-est de la Syrie se passent bien. Agrandir Les troupes russes ont empêché les djihadistes soutenus par les Turcs d’attaquer Manbij. Des unités russes et syriennes sont également entrées dans Ayn al-Arab/Kobani. Les troupes du gouvernement syrien ont pris … Continue reading “Succès du plan gagnant-gagnant-gagnant-gagnant pour le nord-est de la Syrie”

Brexit : le nouveau deal, enfin, in extremis !

« Aujourd’hui, nous avons trouvé un accord avec le gouvernement britannique sur le retrait ordonné du Royaume-Uni et le cadre de notre future relation. C’est le résultat d’un travail intensif des deux équipes de négociateurs, l’équipe britannique et notre propre équipe, que je veux personnellement remercier pour leur ténacité et leur professionnalisme, mais aussi, du … Continue reading “Brexit : le nouveau deal, enfin, in extremis !”

Affaire Dupont de Ligonnès : l’IGPN saisie d’une enquête après la fausse arrestation

Le procureur de Nantes Pierre Sennès a ouvert une enquête sur les fuites policières intervenues lors de l’annonce de la fausse arrestation de Xavier Dupont de Ligonnès à Glasgow, a-t-il fait savoir le 17 octobre. «L’enquête a été confiée à l’inspection générale de police nationale (IGPN)», a précisé le magistrat. Le soir du 11 octobre, … Continue reading “Affaire Dupont de Ligonnès : l’IGPN saisie d’une enquête après la fausse arrestation”

Réunion Publique Unitaire Incendie Lubrizol

Réunion publique d’information et de mobilisation Jeudi 17 octobre 2019, 19 h Halle aux toiles Rouen Depuis l’incendie de Lubrizol le 26 septembre dernier, des infos se croisent et l’inquiétude grandit dans l’agglo de Rouen. Nous, habitants, salariés, parents de l’agglo de Rouen, appelons à rassembler toutes nos connaissances et infos et à nous mobiliser collectivement. Regroupons-nous … Continue reading “Réunion Publique Unitaire Incendie Lubrizol”

Aides à domiciles : le retour des domestiques ?

Elles s’occupent de nos personnes âgées à longueur de journée, du repassage, du nettoyage, de la garde des enfants. Elles, car ce sont, le plus souvent, des femmes. On pensait les domestiques disparues au XXie siècle, elles sont massivement employées aujourd’hui, avec cette particularité : c’est le métier, selon l’INSEE, le moins payé de France. … Continue reading “Aides à domiciles : le retour des domestiques ?”

Should the US Compete With China? Can It?

The size of China’s displacement of the world balance is such that the world must find a new balance. It is not possible to pretend that this is just another big player. This is the biggest player in the history of the world. Lee Kwan Yew. In 2003 I published a book charting America’s decline … Continue reading “Should the US Compete With China? Can It?”

Real Talk Tho: How Baltimore CeaseFire Cuts Violence In Half

Baltimore Ceasefire weekends have been held four times a year every year since 2017, when its organizers first decided to encourage people around the city to stop the violence and take part in activities that build community. Now there’s proof that they actually do lower the rate of gun violence experienced in the city. The … Continue reading “Real Talk Tho: How Baltimore CeaseFire Cuts Violence In Half”

Farming on the Wild Side: Review

But much of the book is philosophical and applicable almost anywhere, as when they question the war against invasive species, or detail the value of leaving some areas wild, even if the neighbors think it’s unkempt. This allows the native ecology to flourish and work harmoniously, controlling pests, pollinating crops, and preventing erosion. Thus, I … Continue reading “Farming on the Wild Side: Review”

New Brexit agreement “encouraging” says Dutch PM

The Dutch cabinet and European leaders should be cautiously pleased that a deal has been reached between the U.K. and the European Union over remaining Brexit issues, said Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of the Netherlands. “Now we have to study the details,” he told broadcaster NOS. On the surface “it is very encouraging. We are … Continue reading “New Brexit agreement “encouraging” says Dutch PM”

25 Kg Cauliflowers, 3-Ft Brinjals & Padma Shri: This 72-YO Farmer is Truly Amazing

Earlier this year, Jagdish Parikh, an organic farmer, was toiling under the sun, when he received a call from the Rashtrapati Bhavan, informing him that he had won the Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian award. Without pausing work on in his two-hectare farmland in the Ajitgarh village of Rajasthan’s Sikar district, he continued conversing with … Continue reading “25 Kg Cauliflowers, 3-Ft Brinjals & Padma Shri: This 72-YO Farmer is Truly Amazing”

Tanzania imports 30 million condoms amid fear of shortages

London, Oct. 17, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Tanzanian health authorities have imported 30 million condoms to curb a shortage reported earlier this year in the east African country. Many are concerned about the soaring prices of condoms, amid the dwindled distribution of government-provided condoms, the BBC Swahili’s Gilian Kikowe says. Tanzania imports 30 million condoms amid shortage fears … Continue reading “Tanzania imports 30 million condoms amid fear of shortages”

Angola launches National Database Protection Agency to protect citizens’ digital information

London, Oct. 17, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Angola has moved swiftly to protect the personal of her citizens with the official launch of the National Database Protection Agency (APD). The agency, which generated about 150 jobs, is located in the Angola Post Office building and will advise the government on the regulation, supervision and enforcement of data protection … Continue reading “Angola launches National Database Protection Agency to protect citizens’ digital information”

Attaques contre les consulats turcs à Nantes et Lyon en soutien au Rojava

Le consulat de Turquie à Nantes a été attaqué deux fois au cours des derniers jours. Hier soir, c’est le consulat turc de Lyon qui a été visé en soutien au Rojava, et contre l’agression militaire turque. Nous relayons ici le communiqué du commando Serê kaniyê de Lyon. #RiseUp4Rojava Communiqué du commando Serê kaniyê à … Continue reading “Attaques contre les consulats turcs à Nantes et Lyon en soutien au Rojava”

Erdogan Threw Trump’s Letter in the Trash Then Ordered North Syria Invasion

As tone deaf as the letter was it would constitute evidence that at the very least Trump had withdrawn the green light for the Turkish invasion prior to it being launched Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan launched a military operation to take control of a huge swath of northeast Syria just hours after angrily reading and tossing out a now-infamous, … Continue reading “Erdogan Threw Trump’s Letter in the Trash Then Ordered North Syria Invasion”

Quel devenir pour l’Hôpital La Grave ?

Réunion publique d’information organisée et animée par le Collectif de l’Hôpital La Grave A l’heure où les consultations sur les “grands projets” se multiplient, les informations concernant la transformation du site de l’Hôpital La Grave semblent bien lacunaires. La destruction du bâtiment de l’ex-Institut Claudius Régaud, vendu par le CHU et dont le permis de … Continue reading “Quel devenir pour l’Hôpital La Grave ?”

Can the US Protect the Kurds Without Using Military Force?

The House overwhelmingly passed a resolution condemning Trump’s troop withdrawal from Syria, making it look like Democrats are wedded to military intervention. Is there an alternative that protects the Kurds without the use of the U.S. military? The post Can the US Protect the Kurds Without Using Military Force? appeared first on The Real News … Continue reading “Can the US Protect the Kurds Without Using Military Force?”

Apartheid in the Global Governance System

Ultimately, the voting system at the WB/IMF contributes to the perpetuation of global inequality.  The system ensures that the very countries that became rich by plundering the global South during the colonial period are now, by dint of their plunder, empowered to determine the rules of the global economy in their own interests, indefinitely.  Inequality … Continue reading “Apartheid in the Global Governance System”

Climate Change: An Appeal to the UN Committee on the Rights of Children

On the day Greta Thunberg gave her emotion-filled speech at the United Nation’s (UN) Climate Summit, another historic event involving the Swedish activist and 15 other youthful climate hawks—representing 12 countries–took place. The filing of the first-ever legal complaint about climate change to the UN’s Committee on the Rights of the Child. The communication is … Continue reading “Climate Change: An Appeal to the UN Committee on the Rights of Children”

Amsterdam univ. scientist under fire for rejecting Turkish student

A scientist at the University of Amsterdam is under fire because she rejected a Turkish student for an internship due to the Turkish offensive in Syria. In response to the student’s application, the scientist said that she is “not inviting Turkish students at this time” due to the situation in Syria, AD reports.Submitted by Janene … Continue reading “Amsterdam univ. scientist under fire for rejecting Turkish student”

Progressive Foreign Policy In a Post-Trump World

by Mitchell Plitnick With impeachment filling the air and the 2020 election season starting to rev up, it’s a natural time to start thinking of a post-Donald Trump world. While defeating Trump is no sure thing despite his many scandals, it’s also easy to fall into the “anything is better than Trump” trap. It’s just … Continue reading “Progressive Foreign Policy In a Post-Trump World”

Crise frontalière Bénin – Nigeria : Patrice Talon consulte des diplomates

Le président béninois, Patrice Talon, ne croise pas les bras face à la crise frontalière qui sévit depuis deux mois entre le Bénin et son grand voisin de l’Est, le Nigeria. Il multiplie au contraire les actions pour trouver des portes de sortie afin de lever la crise. Dans ce cadre, il a tenu à … Continue reading “Crise frontalière Bénin – Nigeria : Patrice Talon consulte des diplomates”

Pierre Sainte-Luce publie « Colored », roman engagé qui souligne les richesses du métissage

Dans ce roman ambitieux et polyphonique, Pierre Sainte-Luce donne la parole à deux femmes charismatiques, une esclave du XVIIIe siècle et une ingénieure métisse du XXIe qui, mêlant réalité historique et réflexions pertinentes sur la condition humaine, rendent un bel hommage au métissage qui colore[d] le monde et l’enrichit de toutes ses nuances… XVIIIe siècle, … Continue reading “Pierre Sainte-Luce publie « Colored », roman engagé qui souligne les richesses du métissage”

Un journaliste de LCI compare le voile islamique à un uniforme SS en direct – vidéo

Après Éric Zemmour, c’est au tour du journaliste Olivier Galzi d’assimiler l’islam au nazisme. Sur la chaîne d’information LCI, le présentateur a «atteint le point Godwin», en comparant le voile islamique à un «uniforme SS». Se prononçant sur le plateau de LCI au sujet d’une sortie scolaire annulée à Creil en raison d’une accompagnatrice voilée, … Continue reading “Un journaliste de LCI compare le voile islamique à un uniforme SS en direct – vidéo”

En France, un déferlement de haine sans précédent contre les musulmans

« Je déteste la religion musulmane ». Ces propos n’émanent pas d’une personnalité d’extrême-droite. Ils ont été tenus cette semaine par Yves Thréard, directeur adjoint de la rédaction du journal français Le Figaro lors d’une émission sur la chaîne française LCI. Ils sont tenus dans un contexte de déferlement sans précédent de haine contre la … Continue reading “En France, un déferlement de haine sans précédent contre les musulmans”

IT Notice to Pension: 6 Changes in Monetary Policy Impacting You From October

Since 1 October 2019, five changes in the country’s monetary policy have been affecting your finances. In this article, we take a look at these changes and how they affect your financial decisions. This Diwali decorate your homes with a wide range of beautiful lights 1. GST revision on hotel reservation The GST rates for … Continue reading “IT Notice to Pension: 6 Changes in Monetary Policy Impacting You From October”

The US Bids to Extradite DPRK Businessman from Malaysia ‘Solely Based on Politics’

The legal battle over the extradition of Mun Chol-Myong to the United States continues, as Malaysian courts postpone judgment until the end of October. Mun is a 54-year-old citizen of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea who has lived in … The post The US Bids to Extradite DPRK Businessman from Malaysia ‘Solely Based on … Continue reading “The US Bids to Extradite DPRK Businessman from Malaysia ‘Solely Based on Politics’”

Global Economic Volatility. Towards a New Financial Crisis. Socio-Political Reactions

Read the first part of this series here. The elements of a new international financial crisis are in place. Although we do not know when it will break out, it is unavoidable, and its impact on world economy will … The post Global Economic Volatility. Towards a New Financial Crisis. Socio-Political Reactions appeared first on … Continue reading “Global Economic Volatility. Towards a New Financial Crisis. Socio-Political Reactions”

Bashar al-Assad Government Poised to Fulfill the Promise of Regaining all Syrian Territory

“Our proposal is for the terrorists to lay down their arms, leave their equipment, destroy the traps they have created, and leave the safe zone we designated, as of tonight,” Turkish President Erdogan said. “If this is … The post Bashar al-Assad Government Poised to Fulfill the Promise of Regaining all Syrian Territory appeared first … Continue reading “Bashar al-Assad Government Poised to Fulfill the Promise of Regaining all Syrian Territory”