Nigerian billionaire, Benedict Peters strikes it big in Zimbabwe

London, May 25, 2019 (AltAfrica)– Zimbabwe economy may be in taters, consumer prices have surged at their fastest pace since a hyper inflationary spiral a decade ago Inflation accelerated to 20.9% in a couple of months ago, from 5.4% in the previous month. The price of food, which contributes a third to the inflation basket, … Continue reading “Nigerian billionaire, Benedict Peters strikes it big in Zimbabwe”

Mediterranean migrant arrivals in Europe decrease by 30%, 508 death so far in 2019

London, May 20, 2019 (AltAfrica)-The International Organization for Migration (IOM) reports that 18,364 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea through this year alone, approximately a 30 per cent decrease from the 26,016 arriving during the same period last year. Arrivals to both Spain and Greece account for almost 87 per cent of all arrivals, with … Continue reading “Mediterranean migrant arrivals in Europe decrease by 30%, 508 death so far in 2019”

Un séisme ressenti en Israël

Un séisme de magnitude 4,9 a été ressenti ce mercredi 15 mai en Israël qui accueille actuellement l’Eurovision 2019, a annoncé le Centre sismologique euro-méditerranéen (CSEM). Un séisme de magnitude 4,9 s’est produit ce mercredi 15 mai dans l’est de la Méditerranée, a annoncé le Centre sismologique euro-méditerranéen (CSEM). M4.8 #earthquake (#زلزال) strikes 159 km … Continue reading “Un séisme ressenti en Israël”

How Turkey Defied the U.S. and Became a Killer Drone Power

Finding oneself in the crosshairs of a military drone is, for most people, not the most comforting situation. Yet at an air show last fall, tens of thousands of people had a different reaction. A military drone took off from a runway, and moments later it began transmitting its view to a giant screen on … Continue reading “How Turkey Defied the U.S. and Became a Killer Drone Power”

A Republican Conspiracy Theory About a Biden-in-Ukraine Scandal Has Gone Mainstream. But It Is Not True.

Viral rumors that Joe Biden abused his power as vice president to protect his son’s business interests in Ukraine in 2016, which spread last week from the pro-Trump media ecosystem to The New York Times, are “absolute nonsense,” according to Ukraine’s leading anti-corruption activist. That evaluation is backed by foreign correspondents in Kiev and a … Continue reading “A Republican Conspiracy Theory About a Biden-in-Ukraine Scandal Has Gone Mainstream. But It Is Not True.”

Ever More Complex EU Gas Pipeline Geopolitics

Israel plans to construct the world’s longest underwater gas pipeline together with Cyprus and Greece to carry Eastern Mediterranean gas on to Italy and the EU southern states. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has just endorsed the project. It … The post Ever More Complex EU Gas Pipeline Geopolitics appeared first on Global Research.

Hungary snubbed on fifteenth anniversary of EU membership

It’s May Day in Hungary — a national holiday where major political parties hold picnics and rallies, Budapest’s Városliget (City Park) fills with families, games for children, barbecues and vendors, and the almost moribund Munkáspárt, the hard-line successor of the country’s pre-1989 Hungarian Socialist Workers’ Party, shows signs of life by marching on Andrássy út … Continue reading “Hungary snubbed on fifteenth anniversary of EU membership”

The Future of UN Peacekeeping in the Middle East

by Dennis Jett If it is one thing that the U.S. government does not like to pay for it is the cost of UN peacekeeping operations. The Trump administration could save American taxpayers about $170 million a year on peacekeeping if it wanted to, but it won’t. Here’s why. While she was ambassador to the … Continue reading “The Future of UN Peacekeeping in the Middle East”

How is the European Union comprised?

The European Union is one of the most talked of unions around the world. This is a political and economic confederation. It is founded by 27 states of Europe. Though it was founded in 1993, but the primary formation has taken place earlier in the mid-twentieth century. Looking back at history it can be found … Continue reading “How is the European Union comprised?”

EU Threatens to Legalize Human Harm From Pesticides

ILSI-Europe Headquarters, Brussels. Photo: PAN Europe By Hans Muilerman and Jonathan Latham Current EU regulations forbid human exposure to pesticides that are classified as mutagenic, carcinogenic, reprotoxic (toxic for reproduction), persistent or capable of disrupting endocrine systems. By virtue of these and other protective measures EU regulations are considered the gold standard in public protection. … Continue reading “EU Threatens to Legalize Human Harm From Pesticides”