2021-10-27: News Headlines

David Swanson (2021-10-27). 500 Organizations Propose Mysteriously Unknowable Climate Solution. warisacrime.org By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, October 27, 2021 In a remarkable feat of epistemic magic, 500 environmental and peace organizations and nearly 25,000 individuals have endorsed a petition that will be delivered to the COP26 climate conference — a petition proposing a solution that could add dramatically to efforts to protect the Earth's climate, …

Staff (2021-10-27). White Nationalists on Trial in Charlottesville over Deadly Rally After Victims Sued Under KKK Act. democracynow.org Four years after the deadly white supremacist "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, a federal civil trial charges the organizers with an unlawful conspiracy to commit violent acts. Defendants include Jason Kessler, the main organizer, and Richard Spencer, a white nationalist who spoke at the event. Neo-Nazi James Alex Fields, who slammed his car into a crowd of antiracist counterprotesters during the rally and killed activist Heather Heyer, has already been sentenced to life in prison. Plaintiffs in the case cite the careful advance planning done in online chatrooms to wreak irreparable harm. We l…

Fight Back (2021-10-27). South Florida protesters unite to free Alex Saab. fightbacknews.org Miami, FL – On October 24, 30 protesters rallied against the illegal U.S. extradition of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab. The U.S. Hands Off Cuba and Venezuela South Florida Coalition hosted the event at the Torch of Friendship Park in front of a Simón Bolivar statue. Other groups in attendance included the Bolivarian Circle, POWIR and the Committee to Stop FBI Repression. | Alex Saab was arrested in Cabo Verde in June 2020 while in route to Iran for a trade deal that would help Venezuela amidst the historic U.S. blockade. Venezuela has struggled to provide its people with food and other basic necessities because o…

teleSUR, SH (2021-10-27). Inicia en Reino Unido el juicio sobre la extradición de Julian Assange. telesurtv.net El proceso de este miércoles es uno de los últimos recursos de Washington para lograr la extradición del fundador de WikiLeaks.

TASS (2021-10-27). Too early to speak about UN Security Council consent on Sudan — Russian diplomat. tass.com The UN Security Council convened behind closed doors on Tuesday to discuss the situation in Sudan…

TASS (2021-10-27). Sudanese people should decide whether recent events were a coup or not — diplomat. tass.com Some of those protesting against the power shift in Sudan are resorting to violence, he said…

ecns.cn (2021-10-27). White paper elaborates on China's initiatives in tackling climate change. ecns.cn Faced with unprecedented challenges in global climate governance, the international community needs to respond with unprecedented ambition and action, said a white paper released Wednesday by the State Council Information Office.

ecns.cn (2021-10-27). Micrograph of COVID-19 Delta strain. ecns.cn A micrograph depicts Delta strain coronaviruses with characteristic spikes in the Vero E6 intercellular space.

Fight Back (2021-10-27). Minneapolis forum: 'No New Cold War on China!'. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – On October 23, the Twin Cities District of Freedom Road Socialist Organization held an educational event at the University of Minnesota titled "No New Cold War Against China!" The event was part of a yearly celebration of the October socialist revolutions which occurred in Russia (1917) and China (1949). The event's speakers were Autumn Lake of the Anti-War Committee, Mick Kelly of Freedom Road Socialist Organization and Danny Haiphong of the Black Agenda Report and Friends of Socialist China. | Speakers discussed a wide range of topics related to the ongoing intensification of U.S. aggress…

ecns.cn (2021-10-27). Chinese FM elaborates on China's policy towards Afghanistan. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Tuesday briefed the media on his contact with the delegation of the Afghan Taliban's interim government before he left the Qatari capital of Doha.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-10-27). Imperial Launches New Early Years Centre in White City. imperial.ac.uk In collaboration with Old Oak Primary School, Imperial now offers childcare services to its staff and student parents near Hammersmith and White City.

Staff (2021-10-27). Hunger Striker Out of Hospital Demands Biden Keep All Climate Provisions in Build Back Better Plan. democracynow.org We speak with one of the group of five climate activists who have entered their eighth day of hunger strike demanding President Biden pass the full $3.5 trillion Build Back Better plan to combat the climate crisis and expand the U.S. social safety net. The climate programs drafted in the bill face opposition from Democratic Senator Joe Manchin, who has made millions of dollars from coal companies in his home state of West Virginia since taking office. "I'm on hunger strike for my family and my future and the promises that the president made to young people who put him in…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-27). Explosion follows Ukrainian drone attack on Donetsk oil terminal. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Explosion follows Ukrainian drone attack on Donetsk oil terminal Kiev forces have attempted to blast an oil terminal in the Kirosvskiy district of Donetsk, the DPR [Donetsk People's Republic] representative in the Contact Group's security subgroup Alexey Nikonorov said. "Ukrainian armed formation keep blatantly violating all active agreements by committing new provocations at the line …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-27). Turkish media boast of Ukraine using Bayraktar TB2 combat drone to "destroy Russian armament" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com From today's Daily Sabah and Hurriyet. In Ukraine's 1st combat use, Bayraktar TB2 destroys Russian armament Once again video of a Turkey-made unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV), namely Bayraktar TB2, destroying a Russian-made land vehicle went viral on social media. The footage, showing a familiar scene from Syria and Azerbaijan [Nagorno-Karabakh], was this time shared …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-27). U.S., Turkish officials discuss role as NATO allies, strategic partners "in face of global and regional threats" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com In phone call, Turkish, US presidential aides discuss ties, regional matters During the talks, the two sides stressed the strategic importance of Turkish-US relations…The two sides agreed that as two NATO allies, Turkey and the US should act in cooperation and solidarity in the face of global and regional threats…. In a Wednesday phone call, …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-27). "From the first hours to the last minutes of the Second Karabakh War, Turkey was with Azerbaijan" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Verbatim excerpts from today's Azertag. Try showing them to someone not acquainted with the South Caucasus and see if they can identify the century — or millennium — they were made in. Presidents of Azerbaijan and Turkey made joint statements to the press Ilham Aliyev: From the first hours to the last minutes of the …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-27). Turkish parliament extends authorization for wars in Iraq and Syria. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkish parliament extends troop deployment in Iraq, Syria Since 1950, the Turkish parliament has granted permission 76 times to deploy troops abroad. The Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) has served in several countries including Korea, Cyprus, Palestine, Somalia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Libya and Azerbaijan. Turkish parliament on Tuesday passed a bill to extend …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-27). Turkey, Azerbaijan to unite Turkic world with corridor through Armenia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkey, Azerbaijan seek to unite Turkic world with trade corridor through Armenia Azerbaijan and Turkey plan to unite the Turkic world by re-opening a trade corridor connecting Azerbaijan to its Nakhchivan enclave through Armenia, Azeri President ƒ∞lham Aliyev said. "Both Turkey and Azerbaijan will take necessary steps for realisation of the Zangezur Corridor," Aliyev said …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-27). NATO uses U.S. command to train police for "fragile states," "activities addressed to local population(s)" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Stability Policing as Part of NATO's Military Comprehensive Approach On 25th October, 2021, NATO's Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Transformation General Paolo Ruggiero hosted the visit of Lieutenant General Enzo Bernardini, Deputy Commanding General of the Italian Carabinieri. The visit followed the recent delivery of the Stability Policing Concept by the two NATO Strategic Commands, Allied …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-27). Video and text: NATO posts timely "threatformation" video on Article 5. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers EuropeAllied Commander OperationsOctober 26, 2021 Collective Defense "You could say that Article 5 is the strongest article (of the fourteen articles of the North Atlantic Treaty) because it's the foundation of collective defense." The heart of the [1949 North Atlantic] Treaty and key to collective defence is Article 5, which declares …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-27). Poland to become one of "NATO's strongest members in terms of military might" ahead of Article 5 war clause being activated. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Poland to expand armed forces under new defence bill Outlining the bill to reporters, Deputy Prime Minister Jaros≈Çaw Kaczy≈Ñski said that "a country located at the external border of the European Union must have a major deterrence capability and be able to defend itself on its own for a long time." He added that this …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-27). Russian foreign minister blusters about "neo-Nazis-controlled regime in Kiev," pretends drone attack in Donbass didn't happen. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Russia is probing into reports Kiev used Turkish drone in Donbass — Lavrov Ukrainian video "As far as reports the Ukrainian military has used a Bayratkar drone in Donbass are concerned, we are probing into them. There has been a downpour of statements from authorities in Kiev, and it is very hard to figure out …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-27). NATO recruits Finland, Sweden for war against Russia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO Secretary General welcomes deepened cooperation with Finland and Sweden Finnish Defence Minister Antti Kaikkonen: "280,000 troops for our wartime forces." NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg praised Finland and Sweden's close partnership with NATO while visiting the Berga Naval Base with the North Atlantic Council, on Wednesday (27 October 2021). During the visit, they had …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-27). Baltic, Black Seas pincer: Estonia, Georgia forge closer military ties under NATO auspices. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The Estonian Minister of Defense was hosted by the National Guard Minister of Defense of the Republic of Estonia, Kale LaanettIs, is paying a two-day official visit to Georgia. He is hosted by his Georgian colleague, Juansher Burchuladze. During the visit, members of the Estonian delegation will visit not only the National Guard, but also …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-27). As war in the Donbass escalates: U.S., Ukraine solidify strategic partnership. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukraine, United States completing work on updated charter of strategic partnership The date of the meeting of the Ukraine-U.S. Commission in Washington has already been determined. The parties are completing work on an updated charter of strategic partnership, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has said. "The date has been determined, we will soon announce it …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-27). Video and text: Ukraine uses Turkish combat drone to turn Donbass into next Nagorno-Karabakh. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukraine Army hits enemy artillery unit, first time using Bayraktar combat drone For the first time since Ukraine acquired Bayraktar TB2 reconnaissance and strike unmanned aerial vehicles, one of them engaged an enemy target in the Joint Forces Operation zone. "Today, October 26, by order of the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Lieutenant …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-27). New NATO air base in Latvia: Russian Foreign Ministry warns of destabilization of military situation in Baltics. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com TASSOctober 27, 2021 NATO's growing potential in Baltic states may destabilize region, says Russian diplomat ==== Latvia: NATO secures "fully developed military airfield" in third Baltic nation Belarus, Russia border: special ops senior leaders from 30 NATO, partner states meet in Latvia; Ukraine on agenda ==== NATO is building up its presence in the Baltic …

WSWS (2021-10-27). US provocatively calls for "robust" Taiwanese participation in UN. wsws.org Washington is seeking to overturn the UN resolution passed 50 years ago that recognised the Peoples Republic of China as the only legal representative of China in the United Nations.

WSWS (2021-10-27). COVID-19 cases, deaths surge in Russia as thousands of children show "acute" symptoms. wsws.org Almost 60,000 children in Russia are currently receiving medical treatment for COVID-19, and 13 percent of previously infected children are suffering from Long COVID.

WSWS (2021-10-27). Death and horror in New York City's Rikers Island jail. wsws.org Rikers Island, the infamous prison complex in New York City, is the scene of death, disease and mayhem greater than at any time in its sordid history.

WSWS (2021-10-27). Rank-and-File Committee for Safe Education in Brazil organizes meeting on "The need for school closures and the means to end the pandemic" wsws.org The meeting will arm teachers and parents fighting against the reopening of schools with a program that is science-driven and aligned with the objective interests of the working class.

WSWS (2021-10-27). What's behind the record-breaking surge of gun violence in Portland, Oregon? wsws.org In the first ten months of this year, Portland's homicides have already matched the record of 70 in 1987. Unable to address the social causes of violence, Democratic Party politicians are using the tragedies as a pretext to expand staffing and funding for the police.

WSWS (2021-10-27). Stop the witch-hunt against scientist Peter Daszak! wsws.org The Washington Post hopes that scapegoating scientists for the COVID-19 pandemic will turn attention away from the US government's criminal "herd immunity" policies that have killed hundreds of thousands of Americans.

WSWS (2021-10-27). Australian government announces sham net zero carbon emissions climate target. wsws.org Morrison hopes his target will reduce mounting international pressure, thereby allowing Australian capitalism to continue to function as one of the world's worst greenhouse gas emitters.

WSWS (2021-10-27). Australian Coalition's secret "net zero" deal points to intensifying political crisis. wsws.org The protracted wrangling in the Liberal-National government speaks to the Coalition's fragility and the broader instability of the entire political establishment.

WSWS (2021-10-27). Biden administration steps up war threats against Iran. wsws.org Washington's special envoy for Iran warned Monday that if diplomacy fails, the US will "use other tools to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon."

WSWS (2021-10-27). Harvard graduate student workers to begin three-day strike October 27. wsws.org The university is offering below-inflation wages even as its endowment swells 27 percent to $53.2 billion.

WSWS (2021-10-27). SEP electoral members oppose the reopening of schools in Australia, warning that it will cause mass infection. wsws.org "We should not be putting vulnerable children, packed up like sardines, in classrooms. It will spread COVID through the entire school"

WSWS (2021-10-27). As strike enters third week, John Deere workers dig in for a fight against company and UAW. wsws.org Workers are determined to escalate their fight against the agricultural and construction equipment manufacturer and beat back the sabotage of the United Auto Workers, which is seeking to isolate the strike and push through another pro-company agreement.

WSWS (2021-10-27). Major media black out Rolling Stone report on role of Trump aides, Republican lawmakers in January 6 coup. wsws.org The wall of silence on the part of the major media outlets and top Democratic leaders remains intact.

WSWS (2021-10-27). Striking Deere worker killed at Illinois parts distribution center. wsws.org The identity of the man was confirmed to be 56-year-old Richard Rich of Moline, Illinois, by Rock Island County Coroner Brian Gustafson Wednesday afternoon.

ecns.cn (2021-10-27). China issues white paper on responses to climate change. ecns.cn China on Wednesday released a white paper to document the country's progress in mitigating climate change, and to share its experience and approaches with the rest of the international community.

ecns.cn (2021-10-27). Washington should stop politicizing market economy rules. ecns.cn Common sense teaches that a market economy always features openness, fairness and the principle of non-discrimination.However, in recent years, those rules have been largely abused by the United States as a political tool to rake in self-interests in global competition.

ecns.cn (2021-10-27). China's representation at UN certainly covers Taiwan region: spokesperson. ecns.cn A Chinese mainland spokesperson Wednesday reiterated that Taiwan, as a part of China, is certainly covered by China's representation at the United Nations (UN).

ecns.cn (2021-10-27). Panchen Lama earns 'doctoral degree' of Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism. ecns.cn After more than 20 years of sutras study, the 11th Panchen Lama has attained the highest degree in exoteric teachings of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism, equivalent to a doctoral degree in modern education.

ecns.cn (2021-10-27). U.S. has notorious records on arbitrary detention: Chinese envoy. ecns.cn The United States has notorious records with regard to arbitrary detention and the Meng Wanzhou incident is a typical case of arbitrary detention, Geng Shuang, China's deputy permanent representative to the United Nations.

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2021-10-27). Was the 1949 "Suicide" of Defense Secretary James Forrestal the First Major Domestic Political Assassination of the Emerging U.S. Deep State After WWII? covertactionmagazine.com Will reopening what now appears to be the deliberately covered-up murder of Secretary James Forrestal implicate the CIA? [This article …

ecns.cn (2021-10-27). Future of Taiwan lies in China's complete reunification: spokesperson. ecns.cn

ecns.cn (2021-10-27). Gansu hospital supplies TCM to help fight COVID-19 epidemic. ecns.cn Gansu Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) supplies decoctions for COVID-19 prevention and control at Lanzhou, Northwest China's Gansu Province, Oct. 26, 2021.

WSWS (2021-10-27). After blocking Dana strike, UAW and USW pushing through second sellout deal. wsws.org Although the unions report the contract's passage by a wide margin of victory, it is in fact deeply unpopular, to the extent that the basic features of the deal are even known, given that the contract was never distributed to workers before voting.

ecns.cn (2021-10-27). U.S. efforts for emboldening 'Taiwan independence' forces doomed to failure: Chinese embassy. ecns.cn The U.S. efforts for emboldening and supporting "Taiwan independence" forces will be futile and doomed to failure as did Washington's attempt to create "one China, one Taiwan" or "two Chinas" in the United Nations 50 years ago.

teleSUR, JDO, JCM (2021-10-27). Gobierno de Bolivia inicia diálogo con víctimas de masacres de 2019. telesurtv.net Ministros del Ejecutivo asisten al diálogo, que prevé cubrir los 22 puntos del pliego de peticiones presentado por familiares de víctimas.

teleSUR, JL (2021-10-27). Comisión del Senado brasileño aprueba informe que acusa a Bolsonaro por crímenes de lesa humanidad. telesurtv.net El presidente de la CPI, Omar Aziz, aseveró que el informe será remitido a los órganos judiciales correspondientes.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-10-27). UK Autumn Budget 2021: Imperial experts respond. imperial.ac.uk Academics and researchers from across Imperial College London have provided analysis of the 2021 Autumn budget.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-10-27). Hunger, poverty and disease: Tackling the triple burden of malnutrition. imperial.ac.uk Imperial's Global Development Hub brought together world-leading experts to share insights on how to tackle malnutrition worldwide.

teleSUR- lvm -HIM (2021-10-27). Alertan sobre desplazamiento en el Caribe por cambio climático. telesurtv.net "Las inundaciones costeras y tierra adentro debido a la intensificación de las marejadas ciclónicas también han continuado siendo un problema en la región…

teleSUR-HIM (2021-10-27). Denuncian agresiones a periodistas guatemaltecos en El Estor. telesurtv.net La Procuraduría de Derechos Humanos guatemalteca exige al Gobierno garantizar la seguridad de los periodistas y activar el programa de protección.

Anonymous007 (2021-10-27). Military Situation In Yemen On October 27, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 155 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On October 26, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 16 airstrikes on the Jubah district | On October 26, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Sarwah district | On October 26, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Hayran district | On October 27, Ansar Allah attacked southern…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-27). Massacre In Iraq: 14 Killed By ISIS Terrorists In New Diyala Attack. southfront.org Illustrative image. | Late on October 26, around 30 people were killed or wounded in the eastern Iraqi province of Diyala in an attack that was attributed to ISIS. | The terrorist attack took place in the town of al-Rashad, which is located near the city of al-Miqdadiyah in the heart of Diyala. A security source from the province shared the details of the unusual attack with the Shafaq News outlet."ISIS members kidnapped three civilians from the al-Hawasha -now known as al-Rashad area- and demanded a ransom for their…

teleSUR, JCM (2021-10-27). Exponen cráneos gigantes para recordar a Frida Khalo en México. telesurtv.net Algunos de los cráneos exhibidos, replican el peinado y estilo de la pintora, como sus tradicionales trenzas en la cabeza con flores o sus enormes aretes de oro.

Anonymous007 (2021-10-27). Military Situation In Syria On October 27, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On October 27, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 9 times: 5 — in Idlib province, 5 — in Latakia province, 5 — in Aleppo province | On October 27, Russian warplanes attacked positions of Turkish-backed forces in Balshon village | On October 27, Russian warplanes attacked positions of Turkish-backed forces in Barah village | On October 27, clashes between Hayat Tahrir al-Sham and Jundallah continued in t…

sputniknews (2021-10-27). China Urges US to Respect Commitments on Taiwan in Response to Blinken's UN Statements. sputniknews.com BEIJING (Sputnik) – The Chinese Embassy in the United States has called on Washington to comply with the "One China" principle and adhere to its commitments regarding Taiwan.

Staff (2021-10-27). "No Way Out": Taxi Drivers, Allies Enter 2nd Week of Hunger Strike Against Crushing Medallion Debt. democracynow.org New York City taxi drivers have entered their second week of hunger striking outside City Hall to demand that the mayor grant debt relief for thousands of drivers impacted by the taxi medallion price crash. Many drivers purchased taxi medallions, the permits required to drive a taxi, for upwards of $1 million. After the incursion of ride-sharing apps like Uber and Lyft, as well as more recent plummeting demand for taxis due to the pandemic, they are now only worth about $100,000. Faced with massive debt and financial ruin, at least nine drivers have died by suicide. Taxi driver Augustine Tang, who has been on hun…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-27). Kremlin mildly vexed by good, special friend Turkey supplying Ukraine combat drones for war of extermination in Donbass. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com TASSOctober 27, 2021 Turkish strike drone deliveries to Ukraine may destabilize Donbass situation — Kremlin ==== The Kremlin's resident Turkologist Dmitry Peskov in July: "Indeed, Turkey is a NATO nation but, concurrently, our relations with Turkey are an example showing that partner relations can and must be built even with NATO countries, in the person …

sputniknews (2021-10-27). Lavrov: Terrorists Disguised as Afghan Refugees Trying to Get Into Neighbouring Countries. sputniknews.com According to the top Russian diplomat, tackling the migration crisis is the priority now, since Afghanistan's neighbours are now being targeted by "destructive forces".

Anonymous765 (2021-10-27). Kiev Brandishes Bayraktar UAV Near Donetsk In Preparation For Hostilities. southfront.org | DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : | BITCOIN (BTC): bc1qv7k70u2zynvem59u88ctdlaw7hc735d8xep9rq : | BITCOIN…

Staff (2021-10-27). Lawyer Steven Donziger, Who Sued Chevron over "Amazon Chernobyl," Ordered to Prison After House Arrest. democracynow.org The environmental and human rights lawyer Steven Donziger joins us just before he is ordered to report to jail today, after a years-long legal battle with the oil company Chevron and 813 days of house arrest. In 2011, Donziger won an $18 billion settlement against Chevron on behalf of 30,000 Indigenous people in Ecuador for dumping 16 billion gallons of oil into their ancestral land in the Amazon. Since the landmark case, Donziger has faced a series of legal attacks from Chevron and a New York federal judge, who has employed a private law firm linked to the oil company to prosecute him. Earlier this month, he was…

Staff (2021-10-27). Headlines for October 27, 2021. democracynow.org U.N.'s Guterres Warns World on Track for Climate Catastrophe, Even with Gov't Pledges Ahead of COP26, Brazilian Senators Back Report Accusing Bolsonaro of Crimes Against Humanity for Pandemic Response, Deborah Birx Says 130,000 Lives Could Have Been Saved, But Trump Admin "Distracted" by Election, FDA Panel Recommends Pfizer Vaccine for Children Aged 5-11; Moderna to Sell 110M Vaccines to African Countries, Afghanistan Heading Toward Collapse as Half the Country Faces Acute Food Insecurity, Four People, Including 3 Children, Drown Off Greek Coast, Dozens Arrested as Protesters in Ecuador Condemn Fuel Price Hike,…

sputniknews (2021-10-27). Poll: 6 in 10 Americans Say Oil, Gas Companies Bear Brunt of Blame for Climate Change. sputniknews.com The UN Environment Programme announced in its 12th, and most recent, Emissions Gap Report that the Earth is at risk of catastrophic changes to its climate due to member nations' current climate pledges and other mitigation measures. Experts say the world must halve its annual greenhouse gas emissions before 2030 to meet Paris Agreement aspirations.

WSWS (2021-10-27). Workers in Australia and an educator in Sri Lanka respond to WSWS webinar on "how to end the pandemic" wsws.org "An eradication policy would be difficult, but we are already in difficult times. The webinar showed that it would be possible, viable and beneficial"

teleSUR, SH, JCM (2021-10-27). Reprimen marchas en Ecuador en el marco del Paro Nacional. telesurtv.net Las protestas de este 26 de octubre apuntan a ser las más nutridas desde que Guillermo Lasso asumió el poder en mayo.

Anonymous007 (2021-10-27). Military Situation In Donetsk People's Republic On October 27, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | UAF in Avdiivka shelled Yakovlevka with 120-mm artillery damaging a pipeline | UAF entered the village of Staromarievka and were subsequently pushed back | UAF in Granitnoe shelled Novaya Marievka with 82-mm and 120-mm artillery | UAF in Granitnoe shelled Telmanovo with 122-mm artillery | UAF in Talakovka shelled Kominternovo with grenade launchers | DPR forces in Yakovlevka downed a UAF reconnaissance UAV used to paint shelling targets | UAF deployed heavy ar…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-27). Houthis Capture Key Ma'rib District, Enter Another After Agreement With Local Tribes. southfront.org Screen grab from combat footage released by the Houthis. | The Houthis (Ansar Allah) and their allies had captured the district al-Jubah and entered the district of Jabal Murad in the central Yemeni province of Ma'rib, the al-Masirah TV reported on October 27. | Houthi fighters imposed control of the last positions of Saudi-backed forces in al-Jubah in southern Ma'rib, on October 26. | ŸÖŸÜ ÿߟџÖÿ¨ŸÖÿπ ÿߟÑÿ≠&Y…

Anonymous103 (2021-10-27). The Pendulum Gradually Swings Towards International Engagement With The Taliban. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Written by The Taliban and Pakistan, both viewed warily by the West and others in the international community, appear to be benefitting from mounting concerns about the humanitarian and security situation in Afghanistan. | The European Union, in a move that could put the United States in an awkward position, is close to

teleSUR, SH (2021-10-27). Colombia suma 145 líderes sociales asesinados durante el 2021. telesurtv.net De acuerdo a Indepaz desde la firma del Acuerdo de Paz en 2016 han sido asesinados 1.260 líderes sociales.

WSWS (2021-10-27). Right-wing LDP expected to maintain majority in upcoming Japanese election. wsws.org The likely victory of the Liberal Democratic Party is not an endorsement of their policies but stems from the political bankruptcy of the "progressive" bloc in Japan.

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teleSUR, JCM (2021-10-27). Haití se mantiene en huelga por segundo día consecutivo. telesurtv.net Sectores como el sanitario, telefónicos, transportación y económico sufren las consecuencias del desabastecimiento de combustible.

Anonymous669 (2021-10-27). Mysterious Loitering Missile Linked To Iran Spotted Again In Yemen (Photos). southfront.org A 358 missile that was found by Iraqi security forces in Saladin on October 21. | On October 24, the Yemeni The source who provided the news outlet with the photos claimed that the pro-Saudi wing of the Yemeni military found the missile wreckage in the district…

Anonymous007 (2021-10-27). Iran's Gas Station Network Allegedly Targeted By "Widespread" Cyberattack From Abroad. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On October 26th, experts successfully contained the disruption in gas stations across Iran, the secretary of Iran's Supreme Council of Cyberspace said. | Why did this official make the statement? Because allegedly, a "widespread" cyberattack from abroad allegedly targeted gas stations across the Islamic Republic. | Abolhassan Firouzabadi made the statement on TV, hours after a nationwide disruption at gas stations halted subsidized fuel access for millions of Iran…

teleSUR, SH (2021-10-27). Movimiento indígena de Ecuador convoca a un segundo día de protesta. telesurtv.net Los convocantes de las movilizaciones exigen una política económica y social que favorezca a los sectores populares más vulnerables.

teleSUR, JDO, JCM (2021-10-27). JEP de Colombia realiza audiencia sobre desapariciones forzadas. telesurtv.net Tiene lugar en Puerto Berrío, localidad de Antioquia afectada por este tipo de violencia hacia víctimas del conflicto armado.

teleSUR, JL (2021-10-27). Colombia registra la masacre número 81 en el 2021. telesurtv.net En tan solo un día, en Colombia se perpetró una masacre y se asesinó a un líder social.

teleSUR, SH (2021-10-27). Piden en México reabrir el caso sobre el magnicidio de Colosio. telesurtv.net La CNDH indicó que el asesino de Colosio, Mario Aburto sufrio de tortura por agentes de la entonces Procuraduría General de la República.

Anonymous669 (2021-10-27). Russian Airstrikes Level Headquarters Of Turkish-Backed Militants In Greater Idlib (Videos, Photos). southfront.org File image. | On October 27, Russian warplanes carried out seven airstrikes on a headquarters of the Turkish-backed Syrian National Army (SNA) located near the town of Kah in the northern Idlib countryside, which is a part of the Greater Idlib region. | The headquarters, which used to host militants from the SNA's 23rd Division, was completely destroyed as a result of the airstrikes. Casualties were reported. | ÿ¨ÿߟÜÿ® ŸÖŸÜ ÿߟÑÿ…

teleSUR- jaa -HIM (2021-10-27). Gobierno extiende estado de emergencia en provincias chilenas. telesurtv.net Hay alrededor de 2.000 efectivos militares desplegados en pos de reducir la violencia en las zonas.

teleSUR, JL (2021-10-27). Asesinan a otro líder social en el Cauca, Colombia. telesurtv.net Además de los asesinatos sistemáticos contra líderes sociales, Colombia registra 80 masacres durante el año.

MK Bhadrakumar (2021-10-27). China on verge of recognizing the Taliban. asiatimes.com All indications are that the states neighboring Afghanistan are preparing to accord recognition to the Taliban government. The meeting of regional states and Taliban officials in the so-called Moscow Format on October 20 signaled that the Taliban government is a compelling reality and constructive engagement is needed. A week is a long time in politics. …

Anand Naidoo (2021-10-27). The Heat: 100 days to Beijing Winter Olympics. america.cgtn.com The countdown is on. In just 100 days, Beijing opens the 2022 Winter Olympics.

Anonymous669 (2021-10-27). Fully Armed US MQ-9 Reaper Drones Spotted Over Syria's Greater Idlib (Photos, Video). southfront.org A fully armed MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle taxis down the runway at an air base in Afghanistan on its way to another wartime mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Brian Ferguson) | US combat drone continue to operate over the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib where several terrorist group are present and active. | At least two General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper drones were spotted flying over the region, fully-armed on several occasions between October 25 and 27. | The drones, all of the MQ-9 Extended Range (…

sputniknews (2021-10-27). Hindu Activists Vandalise Mosque as Protests in Northeastern India Turn Violent – Video. sputniknews.com For the past week, communal incidents have been reported in the northeastern Indian state of Tripura, bordering Bangladesh. On 13 October, communal violence erupted across several districts in Bangladesh where at least 10 Hindus have been killed, and around 1,000 have sustained injuries.

_____ (2021-10-26). The US Will Break Any Laws To Protect The Elites: The Saab And Assange Cases. popularresistance.org The United States government demonstrates repeatedly that it will do whatever it takes to protect the economic and political interests of the elites, even if it means total disregard for human rights and international law. Two cases that highlight this are the recent kidnapping and prosecution of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab and the attempts to extradite the Australian Wikileaks publisher and journalist Julian Assange. Clearing the FOG speaks with Roger Harris of Task Force on the Americas who travelled to Cabo Verde where Saab was detained and tortured for over a year before his rendition to Miami and with Joe…

Moderator (2021-10-26). Chris Hedges and John Pilger on the 'Show Trial' of Julian Assange. scheerpost.com RT via YouTube | As supporters of Julian Assange

Staff (2021-10-26). "Devastation and Anger" in Sudan as Military Coup Halts Country's Democratic Transition. democracynow.org We look at the attempted coup in Sudan, where the military, led by General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan overthrew the transitional government Monday, detaining Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and other political leaders. As protesters flooded the streets of Khartoum demanding the government be handed back to the civilians, Sudanese soldiers opened fire on them, killing at least 10 and wounding scores more. The United Nations has condemned the coup, and the United States has suspended a $700 million emergency aid package for Sudan. "No one is in support of this coup," says Walaa Salah, human rights lawyer and activist who…

TASS (2021-10-26). UN Security Council to discuss situation in Sudan after October 26 — Russian diplomat. tass.com Russian Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Anna Yevstigneyeva, told TASS…

sputniknews (2021-10-26). View of Sudanese Capital Khartoum After Military Takeover. sputniknews.com General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan cited infighting between the various political groups as the reason for the power grab and said that "what the country is going through represents a threat". He also promised that elections will take place in July 2023.

Pavan Kulkarni (2021-10-26). Sudan: More than a million people take to the streets against coup. greenleft.org.au Trade unions and people's movements have called for strikes and mass protests in response to the coup by the Sudanese military on October 25, reports Pavan Kulkarni.

Anonymous765 (2021-10-26). Two Years After Sudan's Military Coup. southfront.org | DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : | BITCOIN (BTC): bc1qv7k70u2zynvem59u88ctdlaw7hc735d8xep9rq : | BITCOIN…

Staff (2021-10-26). Headlines for October 26, 2021. democracynow.org Sudan's Military Opens Fire on Protesters Opposing Coup, FDA Panel to Review Pfizer's Application for COVID Vaccines for Children, U.S. to Allow Entry to International Travelers Who Prove Vaccination, New York City Police Union Sues to Roll Back COVID Vaccine Mandate, U.N. Warns Greenhouse Gas Levels Hit Record High in 2020, U.N. Blames Climate Crisis for South Sudan's Worst Flooding in 60 Years, Rare Mediterranean Hurricane Strikes Italy; California Sees Record October Rainfall , Extinction Rebellion Climate Protesters Block Busy Streets in New York, Madrid, Netherlands' Largest Pension Fund to Divest from Fossi…

Jeremy Loffredo (2021-10-26). 'Cloak and dagger' military-intelligence outfit at center of US digital vaccine passport push. thegrayzone.com Described as "the most important organization you've never heard of," MITRE rakes in massive security state contracts to pioneer invasive spy tech. Now it's at the heart of a campaign to implement digital vaccine passports. While vaccine passports have been marketed as a boon to public health, promising safety, privacy, and convenience for those who have been vaccinated against Covid-19, the pivotal role a shadowy military-intelligence organization is playing in the push to implement the system in digital form has …

This Week in Fascism (2021-10-26). This Week In Fascism #121: Texas Cops Make Nice With Nazis; Facebook Feeds Off Qanon; GOP Promised DC Stormers Pardons. itsgoingdown.org Welcome fellow antifascists! We've been away for a bit, but we return this week with a new massive column! From Facebook knowingly profiting off of far-Right content being promoted on its platform, to pro-Trump Republicans suppospedly meeting with 'Stop the Steal' organizers to plan January 6th, to the start of the Unite the Right trial,…

_____ (2021-10-26). Abby Martin On The Question: What Are The Prospects For Peace? popularresistance.org Events are unfolding at a quickening pace. Facing an alarming escalation in tensions around the world, we are looking to our most respected and renowned thought leaders for an honest assessment of both U.S. foreign and military policy to offer their most current thoughts and insights. We know they have some ideas for improving the prospects for peace. | Abby Martin is an American journalist, TV presenter and activist. She helped found the citizen journalism website Media Roots and serves on the board of directors for the Media Freedom Foundation which manages Project Censored. She hosted Breaking the Set on the n…

TASS (2021-10-26). Russia to discuss tactical nuclear weapons only after US removes them from Europe — envoy. tass.com Anatoly Antonov confirmed that Russia and the US still have significant differences on key issues of the strategic agenda…

Staff (2021-10-26). Russian Navy destroyer chases off PIRATES who attacked container ship off African coast. rt.com Pirates hoping to hijack a container ship in the Gulf of Guinea saw their plans ruined when a helicopter full of Russian marines rode to the rescue, as a Northern Fleet destroyer happened to be on patrol in the area. | MSC Lucia, flying the flag of Panama and bound for Togo, sent out a distress call around 1pm local time on Monday, when it was boarded by armed men approximately 86 nautical miles southwest of the Agbami Terminal on the Nigerian coast. | The signal was picked up by the missile destroyer Vice-Admiral Kulakov, which was in the area to conduct maritime security operations. The Lucia's crew sheltere…

sputniknews (2021-10-26). Israel's Strike Plans for Iran Could Take More Than a Year to be Fully Ready, Paper Claims. sputniknews.com As rumors continue to swirl in Israeli media about the repercussions of a new budget addition to prepare for a possible strike against Iran's nuclear facilities, an Israeli paper has claimed knowledge that it could take more than a year to fully craft such a plan.

sputniknews (2021-10-26). Up to 300,000 Swedes Estimated to Have Lost Sense of Smell Due to COVID-19. sputniknews.com Between 50 and 70 percent of people diagnosed with COVID-19 experience an impaired sense of smell. While most regain their sense of smell after a few weeks, some get permanent aberrations that include a diminished or distorted sense of smell. In the most extreme cases, food smells "like a soup of cigarette butts and rotten meat".

sputniknews (2021-10-26). Florida Gov. DeSantis Says Anthony Fauci Should Be Held Accountable for 'Unethical' Experiments. sputniknews.com The statement comes as US non-profit organisation the White Coast Waste Project accused Fauci of spending thousands of taxpayer dollars on "cruel" experiments on dogs in Tunisia. According to the organisation, dozens of puppies had their vocal chords removed and were infected with disease-causing parasites in order to test drugs on them.

Sonja Van den Ende (2021-10-26). Deep State Emissary: What Fresh Mayhem Does Nuland's Beirut Visit Portend? covertactionmagazine.com Lebanon's crisis has been precipitated in large part by the U.S., Saudi Arabia, and Israel and cannot be solved until …

Newsclick (2021-10-26). Mapping Faultlines: Lebanon's crisis threatens to reopen old wounds. peoplesdispatch.org NewsClick's Prabir Purkayastha talks about the continuing crisis in Lebanon in the context of the shooting of protesters in Beirut. He explains the legacy of the civil war…

TASS (2021-10-26). Facebook content moderators frequently guided by political motivations, newspaper says. tass.com According to the WSJ, due to concerns over possible accusations of prejudice, the social network's leadership allowed conservative sources to publish unverified information as well as offensive content…

Staff (2021-10-26). The Facebook Papers: Docs Reveal Tech Giant's Complicity in Hate, Lies & Violence Around the World. democracynow.org Thousands of internal Facebook documents leaked to media outlets continue to produce damning revelations about how the social media giant has prioritized its profits over user safety. The Facebook Papers have provided fresh evidence of how the company has let serious problems fester on its platform, including hate, misinformation, and human trafficking, and failed to invest in moderation outside English-speaking countries. The former Facebook product manager who shared the documents, Frances Haugen, is pressing lawmakers to more tightly regulate the company's activities and testified Monday before the British Par…

Alexander Rubinstein (2021-10-26). Facebook 'Whistleblower' Frances Haugen Represented by US Intelligence Insiders. orinocotribune.com By Alexander Rubinstein — Oct 21, 2021 | The background of Frances Haugen's Whistleblower Aid legal team indicates she was cultivated to complete Facebook's transformation into a vehicle for the US national security state. | A former employee of Facebook named Frances Haugen earned national renown after While Haugen has presented herself as a "w…

Anonymous103 (2021-10-26). Trump's New Social Media Platform Signals His Intention For 2024 Election. southfront.org Illustrative ImageTruth social media platform faces an uphill battle to topple Facebook and Twitter. | Written by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst | The new social media network announced by former US President Donald Trump could become a refuge for all those who have been silenced. This could pay off for Donald Trump if he has plans to participate in the 2024 election as well, but a major problem he faces is how to bypass the monopoly held by the likes of Twitter and Facebook, among others. The announcement to launch a new social media network called "Truth" is, according to the former preside…

Rann Miller (2021-10-26). Black Labor And Prevention Of A General Strike: By The Super Bowl Halftime Show, This Will All Be Forgotten. moguldom.com Within a capitalist society, Black labor matters. Black labor has value. To be clear, I did not say Black laborers, which is to say Black people. I said Black labor, which is to say the product or services rendered by Black people. There's a clear distinction. Black labor will cease to matter only when a …

Karen Conner (2021-10-26). PREVIEW: What to Look for In the Third Quarter 2021 GDP Report. cepr.net Gross Domestic Product, 3rd Quarter 2021 (Advance Estimate) is scheduled for release by the Bureau of Economic Analysis on Thursday, October 28, 2021, at 8: 30 AM Eastern Time. | We Are Likely to See Limited Growth This Quarter, As Supply Chain Problems Hampered Production | The strong growth we saw in the first two quarters is likely to slow sharply in the third quarter. Consumption has been constrained as many items, most notably cars, have been in short supply due to supply chain problems. The spread of the delta variant has likely also played a role, but more by discouraging people from working than directly l…

SAM (2021-10-26). Subway's Sandwich Mogul Meets — and Beats — the IRS. inequality.org

Ann Brown (2021-10-26). Reparations Litigator Deadria Farmer-Paellmann On Why She Thinks Bank Of America Should Pay Up. moguldom.com Deadria Farmer-Paellmann claims that Bank of America's predecessor, Providence Bank of Rhode Island, benefited financially from the slave trade and she's calling for students, universities and others to divest from the bank and its holdings. For decades, Farmer-Paellmann has been digging and finding evidence tying corporate America to pre-Civil War slavery. She exposed corporate complicity …

Dana Sanchez (2021-10-26). US Banking Regulator FDIC Preparing Landscape For Banks And Crypto. moguldom.com A team of U.S. bank regulators is trying to provide a roadmap for banks and their clients looking to hold cryptocurrencies in an effort to control the fast-developing assets, a top U.S. bank regulator told Reuters Monday on the sidelines of a fintech conference in Las Vegas. The head of the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation …

Ann Brown (2021-10-26). Fighting Gentrification: Black Homeowner Says To Protect Black LA, Don't Sell Your Home. moguldom.com The adverse effects of gentrification are felt disproportionately by Black communities, where residents are often pushed out of their neighborhoods due to rising costs. Houses in the predominantly Black Los Angeles neighborhoods of Crenshaw, West Adams, Hyde Park, Leimert Park, Baldwin Village and View Park are now regularly selling for north of $1 million, wrote L.A. …

Isheka N. Harrison (2021-10-26). Investor Jewel Burks On Deploying $50M Fund: Founders Focus Too Much On Fundraising, Not On Cashflow, Metrics, Product And Marketing. moguldom.com Investor Jewel Burks Solomon gave some sage advice to startup founders via Twitter. "I've noticed many founders are focused on the wrong things," Burks Solomon tweeted on Monday. "There is so much emphasis on fundraising & not nearly enough on cash flow, marketing metrics, hiring, product, design, etc. We'll continue to put out programs/content that …

Staff (2021-10-26). In-Person Classes and Youth Vaccination Successfully Begin in Venezuela (Video & Photos). orinocotribune.com As planned by Venezuelan authorities, this Monday, October 25, in-person classes and youth vaccination began for the 2021-2022 academic schedule at all academic levels. | The Executive Vice President of Venezuela, Delcy Rodríguez, and the Minister for Education, Yelitze Santaella, visited the Alberto Màºller Rojas educational institution in Caracas to monitor compliance by children and teachers with the COVID-19 health protocols on the first day of classes. | The resumption of face-to-face classes will be supervised with strict epidemiological monitoring in order to avoid contagion. The option of suspending…

James O'Neill (2021-10-26). Significant Changes of Direction by the West in Relation to China. dissidentvoice.org Two recent articles have recently appeared in the Russian journal Strategic Culture that point to significant changes that are occurring among western nations toward Russia and China. These changes have been in the wind for some time but in recent months the tempo has accelerated. Both Russia and China are pointing the way to a …

Isheka N. Harrison (2021-10-26). Biden: I Have To Keep The JFK Assassination Files A Secret Due To 'Identifiable Harm' To US Government. moguldom.com Since President John F. Kennedy was gunned down in 1963, conspiracy theories about his murder have abounded — and now the American public will have to wait even longer to see the full JFK assassination files. President Joe Biden has chosen to keep the files classified due to his belief that releasing them could lead …

In Defense of Liberation! (2021-10-26). Myths of Capitalism and Communism: Part One (Parenti Says Anti-Communism is Wack). anchor.fm I ended up having to cut this episode short, so this is part one of a series about the myths of capitalism and communism. I will be discussing multiple things that I have learned recently, especially center around speeches and writings by Michael Parenti, I hope you enjoy. Let me know what you think!

Dr. Meryl Nass (2021-10-26). Governor de Santis Says that If People Are Forced by Their Employer to be Vaccinated, and Then Become Ill, the Employer Will be Liable for Damages. globalresearch.ca

Matt Sedlar (2021-10-26). Event Transcript — IMF Surcharges: A Necessary Tool or Counter-Productive Obstacle to a Just and Green Recovery? cepr.net Transcript of a CEPR event titled, "IMF Surcharges: A Necessary Tool or Counter-Productive Obstacle to a Just and Green Recovery?"

Ann Brown (2021-10-26). Fact Check: Did Al Sharpton Spy And Become An FBI Informant To Entrap Boxing Promoter Don King? moguldom.com Civil rights activist and Baptist preacher Rev. Al Sharpton was not only protesting the government to end discriminatory practices but also working for the government as an FBI informant in the 1980s. This came to light in 2014 when unsealed FBI documents finally forced Sharpton to admit to his role working as a spy. During …

The Socialist Program (2021-10-26). Congress Decides that Pentagon Spending is #1 Priority — Above All Else! liberationnews.org Brian Becker, Esther Iverem, Nicole Roussell and Walter Smolarek discuss how Biden is giving away more and more in backroom negotiations with right wing Democrats in Congress like Joe Manchin, imperiling the most important measures in the social program budget.

TASS (2021-10-26). Bomb attack on Russian military convoy attempted in Syria — Russian defense ministry. tass.com Russian servicemen were not hurt…

TASS (2021-10-26). Russia against deploying intermediate-range missiles in anywhere in world — ambassador. tass.com Discussion of the INF issues will be challenging, Anatoly Antonov stressed…

Jason Ditz (2021-10-26). 16 Killed As Taliban Attacks ISIS Homes in Herat. news.antiwar.com Expectation of a fight between the Taliban and ISIS are coming to pass, as Monday saw fighting in the western city of Herat, where Taliban forces raided homes which ISIS was accused of using for kidnapping. | A tribal elder said that "almost eight houses" were damaged din the fighting. It's not clear how many homes were raided in the course of th…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-26). Bosnia: As Balkans tensions intensify, global NATO comes full circle. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Joint Force Commander Visits NATO Headquarters Sarajevo at Camp Butmir Admiral Robert P. Burke, Commander Allied Joint Force Command Naples, conducted a half-day visit to NATO Headquarters Sarajevo, at Camp Butmir in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) on Monday (25 October 2021). The visit included a meeting with Lieutenant General Senad Ma≈°oviƒá, Chief of the Joint …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-26). Ukraine's Zelensky on Crimea: We always take back what's ours. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com First, we'll take back Scythian gold, and then — Crimea: Zelensky on Dutch court judgment President Volodymyr Zelensky has praised today's ruling of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal to return the Scythian gold collection to Ukraine "a long-awaited victory." "We always take back what's ours. First, we'll take back the Scythian gold, and then — …

Susan Price (2021-10-26). Britain: Union delegates say 'Free Abdullah Ocalan'. greenleft.org.au Delegates to the policy conference of Unite union in Britain have called on Turkey to release Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan, imprisoned for more than 22 years, reports Susan Price.

Anonymous007 (2021-10-26). A Day Of Escalation In Greater Idlib Ends With Al-Shishani Promising To Leave. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | An escalation is taking place in Greater Idlib, but it is not the expected one. | The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) is still expected to begin its ground operation, but the recent violence is a result of Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) attacking another militant group in the region. | Heavy clashes took place throughout October 25th, and were brought to an end. | HTS, the de-facto ruler of Greater Idlib turned against the Junud al-Sham group led by infamous Chechen leader Muslim Abu Walid al-Shi…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-26). All of Europe under the death star: NATO's No. 2 to visit Switzerland. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO Deputy Secretary General's visit to Switzerland On 28-29 October 2021, the NATO Deputy Secretary General, Mr. Mircea GeoanƒÉ, will travel to the Swiss Confederation. During his trip, the NATO Deputy Secretary General will hold meetings in Geneva with high-level officials from international organizations. On Friday, 29 October 2021, the NATO Deputy Secretary General will …

imperial.ac.uk (2021-10-26). New Imperial initiatives seek to break down barriers for Black-heritage students. imperial.ac.uk Imperial has launched two new initiatives to engage Black heritage UK students with higher education.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-26). Message to Moscow: U.S. Navy builds hospital next to gigantic Norwegian cave complex housing arms. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Navy puts hospital alongside US military stockpile in Norwegian cave complex The U.S. Navy has established a 150-bed mobile hospital in a Norwegian cave network, signaling to NATO allies that the United States is committed to defending Europe, service officials said. Naval Forces Europe and U.S. Navy Expeditionary Medical Support Command recently placed the facility …

teleSUR, JL (2021-10-26). Organizaciones sociales denuncian prácticas violentas policiales en Colombia. telesurtv.net Entre las prácticas perpetradas por la fuerza pública figuran agresiones sexuales, detenciones arbitrarias y disparos contra manifestantes.

Latino USA (2021-10-26). At Odds With Cuba's 'Myth' (A Latino USA Podcast). latinorebels.com Carolina Barrero didn't know that returning to Cuba after living abroad for years to join a protest movement would mean that she would witness the largest demonstrations the island had seen in decades.

Staff (2021-10-26). Nigeria tries to contain rise of crypto by launching its own digital currency. rt.com The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) launched the African country's official digital currency on Monday, local media outlets are reporting. The official launch of the eNaira took place at the State House in the capital, Abuja. | At the launch ceremony, led by President Muhammadu Buhari, CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele said 500 million eNaira, worth $1.21 million, had already been minted. Apps, as well as an eNaira "speed wallet" and "merchant wallet," are now available via the Google Play Store and Apple App Store, and the CBN has published regulatory guidelines for the use of the new digital currency on its website…

Jonathan Cook (2021-10-26). Over 500 scholars launch fightback against Israel lobby. dissidentvoice.org Hundreds of international scholars have begun a fightback against pro-Israel lobbyists who have been scoring increasingly high-profile victories on UK campuses as they seek to curb academic freedoms under the guise of stamping out antisemitism. Glasgow university officials have found themselves in the eye of a storm this week, accused of "capitulating" in two separate …

Anand Naidoo (2021-10-26). The Heat: 50th anniversary of China's restoration to the UN. america.cgtn.com Chinese President Xi Jinping describes the restoration of China's seat at the United Nations as a "victory for the Chinese people and a victory for the world."

Anonymous103 (2021-10-26). End Of State Of Emergency Indicates Consolidation Of Power By Al Sisi. southfront.org Illustrative ImageThe Egyptian President seems to be sure that there is no political power capable of overthrowing him at the present time, which is why he opts for democratization. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. | Political changes are taking place in Egypt. President Abdel Fattah al Sisi announced his decision to end the state of emergency, signaling a possible future of political openness and redemocratization. Far beyond a mere change in the structure of the government, the measure reflects signs of consolidation of power by al Sisi…

Isaac Nellist (2021-10-26). How to eradicate youth poverty. greenleft.org.au Youth poverty has worsened during the pandemic. Isaac Nellist and Zoe O'Dea assess how the sudden removal of the federal emergency disaster and welfare supplement payments will impact young people.

teleSUR, JDO, JCM (2021-10-26). Alertan sobre manejo del tema climático con fines injerencistas. telesurtv.net Trascendió en un foro académico organizado por el ALBA-TCP, de cara a la Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre cambio climático.

Alex Salmon (2021-10-26). Internationalism during the Spanish Civil War. greenleft.org.au Alex Salmon reviews a book about the International Brigades that helped combat the Fascists during the Spanish Civil War.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-26). World War II (III) mission to endure: U.S. to keep troops in Germany to confront Russia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Army secretary reassures Germans that US forces will be in the country long term The U.S. Army is here to stay in Germany, the service's top civilian said this week during a stop in Munich that reinforced a growing sense that a proposal for big troop cutbacks in the country is all but dead. Secretary …

Anonymous007 (2021-10-26). U.S. Warns China And Russia For Passing Warships Through Straits That "Should Be" Japanese Territory. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The U.S. Navy secretary issued a warning to China and Russia over "bullying other nations" after they sent warships through two maritime straits to the north and south of Japan. | "The relationship between China and Russia perhaps recently has evolved in ways where they're trying to intimidate other nations with their actions that don't abide by a rules based international order," Carlos Del Toro told reporters in a phone briefing in Tokyo. | Late on October 25th, 10 Chinese and Russian…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-26). Tips to keep your kids safe this Halloween. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org After last year's halt on Halloween due to the COVID-19 pandemic, sweet relief is coming for those who celebrate the spookiest day of the year. "This year, we're looking toward a Halloween that hopefully brings back some of the activities that kids really enjoy this time of year," says Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a pediatric infectious diseases physician with Mayo Clinic Children's Center. "That includes some activities like trick-or-treating. I think one of the big things…

jsgold1 (2021-10-26). Supreme Court considers asylum claim decided under quashed fast track rules. ukhumanrightsblog.com In 2015, the Court of Appeal found that the fast-track procedure rules for appeals against the refusal of some types of asylum claim (the FTR) was "structurally unfair, unjust and ultra vires" (R (Detention Action) v First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) [2015] EWCA Civ 840; [2015] 1 WLR 5341, known as DA6). The Court …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-26). Russian Foreign Ministry alarmed at EU/NATO nations' role in new Bosnian crisis. Issue to be addressed in UN in a week. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Russia 'concerned' over interethnic tensions in Bosnia-Herzegovina The Russian Foreign Ministry has voiced concern over the growth of interethnic tensions in Bosnia-Herzegovina, warning about "a potential threat to the stability and security" in the Balkan country and the region. In a written statement on Monday, the ministry said it expects "a detailed discussion" of the …

Anonymous767 (2021-10-26). A New Stage Of Aggravation Of Relations Between The West And Russia Leads To War? southfront.org Click to see the full-size image | No matter how many times it has been said that relations between Russia and Western countries can no longer get worse, the news agenda proves us the opposite again and again. On October 24, German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer gave an interview to Deutschlandfunk radio in which she threatened Russia with the use of nuclear weapons if the country did not bow to NATO's guidelines. Even though Germany itself does not possess nuclear weapons, it was implied that an attack could be…

imperial.ac.uk (2021-10-26). Updated climate commitments fall far short, but net-zero pledges provide hope. imperial.ac.uk Analysis of countries' plans to fight climate change show they are not enough to avoid the worst impacts unless further promises are kept.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-26). NATO Eastern Flank bookends: Estonian DM visits Georgia, commemorates soldiers killed in last war with Russia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The Minister of Defense of Estonia laid a wreath at the Heroes' Memorial During his official visit to Georgia, the Minister of Defense of Estonia, Kale Laanet, observed a minute of silence in memory of the heroes who died in the fight for the territorial integrity of Georgia and laid a wreath at the Heroes' …

Anonymous103 (2021-10-26). Saudi Arabia-Iran Rapprochement Might Change Face Of The Middle East. southfront.org Illustrative ImageTalks have been advancing, however some tensions still remain. | Written by Uriel Araujo, researcher with a focus on international and ethnic conflicts. | On October 20 prince Faisal bin Farhan al-Saud, Saudi Foreigner Minister met in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) with Washington's Special Envoy for Iran Robert Malley to discuss the issue of nuclear talks with Iran. Joint actions to stop Iranian support for groups supposedly threatening regional security was also discussed. Prince Faisal warned of the "dangerous acceleration" of Iranian nuclear activities last week. Iran's foreign ministry spokesman, Sa…

Juan Antonio Sorto (2021-10-26). The Great Latino Resignation (OPINION). latinorebels.com My personal journey toward quitting my old job and starting a new one is a reminder that, for Latinos, the Great Resignation also includes letting go of cultural norms that have been instilled in us since childhood.

Staff (2021-10-26). Oil prices will remain high for years to come. rt.com Six years after former BP chief executive Bob Dudley said that "the industry needs to prepare for lower for longer," a growing number of major investment banks now expect "higher for longer" oil prices. | Rebounding global oil consumption amid tight supply—contrary to some forecasts last year that indicate demand may have peaked or was close to its peak—as well as years of underinvestment in new supply following the 2015 crash, have prompted Wall Street banks to raise significantly their projections for oil prices in the short and medium term. | Oil prices have hit multi-year highs in recent days,…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-26). NATO defense ministerial recruited EU, Finland, Sweden for continental confrontation with Russia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO Defence Ministers Address Key Issues for Allied Security Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, General Philippe Lavigne, joined his first NATO Defence Ministers meeting on October 21st and 22nd 2021. Speaking at the start of the two-day meeting, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that Ministers will adopt a new set of capability targets for all Allies, …

Jason Ditz (2021-10-26). EU Slams Israeli Plan for 1,300 New Settlements. news.antiwar.com On Monday, They warned chiefly that the settlements are illegal under international law, adding it is a huge obstacle to the two-state solution and to a lasting peace in the region. | This is very much one of the points of the settlements for Israel, designed to preclude the Palestinians ever getting a state, which is why the settlements are so popul…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-26). Ukraine to partake in NATO Council's Supreme Advisory Committee for first time. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com It's not clear what the mention of half a century ago means, unless it's an allusion to the then Soviet Union participating in the format, though this will mark the first that Ukraine as an independent nation will do so. ==== Ukraine to partake in NATO Council's Supreme Advisory Committee for first time in 50 …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-26). Turkey, South Korea sign deal for nuclear-proof main battle tank. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkey, South Korea sign deal for Turkish Altay tank Turkey and South Korea have signed a letter of intent by which two Korean companies will supply engines and transmission mechanisms for the Altay, Turkey's indigenous tank in the making. The deal, penned Oct. 22, came at a meeting of Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and …

Anonymous103 (2021-10-26). Turkish Military Convoys Pave Way For Forthcoming Military Operation In Syria (Video). southfront.org

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-26). Flanked by Turkish defense chief: Turkish, Azerbaijani strongmen open new international airport in conquered Nagorno-Karabakh. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Erdogan, Aliyev inaugurate new airport in liberated-Karabakh Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Azerbaijani counterpart has jointly inaugurated a new airport in the recently liberated area from the Armenian occupation. Erdogan is the first head of state to land at Fuzuli International Airport, Azerbaijan's first airport in the area recently liberated from Armenia. *** …

Daniel Espinosa Winder (2021-10-26). COVID-19: Se instala la distopía. globalizacion.ca Francia, Reino Unido, Estados Unidos, Italia y por lo menos una docena de países tradicionalmente democráticos están terminando de instalar un sistema de pasaportes sanitarios que, a todas luces, será incluso más distópico y autoritario que el sistema chino de…

imperial.ac.uk (2021-10-26). Dialogue begins as community confronts, celebrates and learns from past. imperial.ac.uk Imperial is starting a dialogue with its community to deepen understanding of the College's history and legacy.

Gerardo Villagrán del Corral (2021-10-26). Pese a la detención de 1.7 millones de personas, sigue la migración hacia Estados Unidos. globalizacion.ca Más de un millón 734 mil personas en condición de movilidad irregular fueron aprehendidas por autoridades estadounidenses en la franja fronteriza con México entre octubre de 2020 y septiembre de 2021, 177 mil más que en el año fiscal anterior,…

teleSUR- lvm, JL (2021-10-26). Informe de la ONU registra violaciones a los DD.HH. en Chile. telesurtv.net Organizaciones sociales registran un total de 56 muertes, 460 personas con daño ocular, y miles con impactos de perdigones durante el estallido social.

Ruchira Talukdar (2021-10-26). India: Indigenous peoples demand 'water, forests, land' before coal. greenleft.org.au Indigenous peoples from 30 villages in Hasdeo Aranya, the densely-forested region of central India, walked 300 kilometres in early October, to demand the protection of their water, forests and land against coalmining, reports Ruchira Talukdar.

Ann Brown (2021-10-26). Former Saudi Spy: Crown Prince MBS Is A Psychopathic Killer, Biden Let Him Kill Journalist Because Of Fear Of Iran. moguldom.com A former Saudi Arabian spy had harsh words for the Saudi crown prince. Now living in exile in Canada, the ex-Saudi intelligence official called Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) a "psychopath" and a threat to the U.S. Saad Aljabri (aka Saad bin Khalid Al Jabri) spoke in an Oct. 24 interview on CBS's "60 Minutes" about MBS's order …

Editor (2021-10-26). Systemic crisis further exposes inequalities: poor women's Global struggle against hunger and pandemic. mronline.org Without a doubt, the global pandemic of COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on the economy and, consequently, on the population.

Tom Engelhardt (2021-10-26). Tomgram: Alfred McCoy, The Next Coup? warisacrime.org This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here. Don't imagine that anything truly began at the Capitol on January 6th. Admittedly, as TomDispatch regular Alfred McCoy, author of the upcoming imperial history To Govern the Globe: World Orders and Catastrophic Change, suggests, a coup attempt was …

Isaac Nellist (2021-10-26). How to eradicate youth poverty? greenleft.org.au Youth poverty has worsened during the pandemic as unemployment rates have soared. Isaac Nellist and Zoe O'Dea assess how the sudden removal of the federal emergency payment and welfare which does not even meet poverty level payments will impact young people.

Anonymous007 (2021-10-26). Russia Carries Out Series Of Military Drills In The Black Sea. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The crew of the frigate "Admiral Grigorovich" of the Russian Black Sea Fleet conducted joint missile firing with combat crews of the coastal anti-ship missile systems Bal and Utes."During the exercise after the launch of the Progress target rocket from the Utes complex launchers, the air defense crew of the Admiral Grigorovich frigate discovered and escorted an air target. <...> The air target was successfully hit at a distance of more than 40 kilometers," the Black Sea fleet said in a…

Staff (2021-10-26). "Worked to Death": IATSE Film Crew on "Rust" Walked Off Set to Protest Conditions Before Shooting. democracynow.org We look at how the tragic shooting death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins during the filming of "Rust" last Thursday on a set in New Mexico is drawing attention to cost-cutting decisions and overall safety in the film industry. Yahoo News is reporting the gun that killed Hutchins had been used by crew members just hours beforehand for live-ammunition target practice. The film's lead actor and producer Alec Baldwin later shot the revolver after he was reportedly handed it by the first assistant director, David Halls, who told him it was a "cold gun," meaning it was not loaded with live ammunition. Halls was fire…

teleSUR, JCM (2021-10-26). Rechaza estado de sitio en El Estor, Guatemala. telesurtv.net Cientos de policías se han desplegado en el municipio para reprimir las protestas de los pueblos indígenas contra una minera.

Editor (2021-10-26). Women's work in the first civilisations. mronline.org The work performed by women, particularly work in the household and in the health sector, has received much attention in feminist and left-wing debate in recent years.

Anonymous767 (2021-10-26). A Refugee From Iraq, Beaten By Polish Security Forces, Lost Her Child. southfront.org A screenshot from the video | On October 25, a Belarusian border patrol found a group of refugees on the line of the Polish-Belarusian border who asked for help. Among them was a woman in serious condition. | Earlier the family of this women entered the territory of Poland through the Polish-Belarusian border. At the moment when the refugees were detained by Polish security forces, they were deep inside Polish territory. | They turned to the authorities and requested refugee status. | Instead of considering the petiti…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-26). Baltic Sea: U.S., NATO allies practice for war with strategic bombers. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Bomber Task Force Europe: Bombers support Baltic Sea freedom of navigation The 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron's B-1B Lancers joined Allied aircraft in the Baltic Sea region this weekend to execute a freedom of maneuver training mission. The B-1s were joined by Polish fighters, which enable a total force integration with ≠U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa and …

Juraima Almeida (2021-10-26). Brasil: El electorero auxilio familiar de Bolsonaro no para la crisis. globalizacion.ca Cuatro integrantes del equipo económico de Jair Bolsonaro —los secretarios de Tesoro y Presupuesto y de Tesoro Nacional, así como sus secretarios adjuntos—, alineados con las posturas del ministro de Economía, el ultraliberal Paulo Guedes, renunciaron a sus cargos, tras…

teleSUR, JDO -HIM -JCM (2021-10-26). Víctimas de Sacaba y Senkata realizan vigilia en La Paz, Bolivia. telesurtv.net Demandan acelerar los procesos para identificar a responsables de ambas masacres, ocurridas en noviembre de 2019.

teleSUR, SH (2021-10-26). Gobierno boliviano se reunirá con víctimas de masacres. telesurtv.net Tras una semana de caminata víctimas sobrevivientes y familiares de las masacres de Sacaba y Senkata llegaron a la ciudad de La Paz.

teleSUR, SH (2021-10-26). Arranca en Ecuador nueva jornada de movilizaciones contra el Gobierno. telesurtv.net Las protestas de este 26 de octubre apuntan a ser las más nutridas desde que Guillermo Lasso asumió el poder en mayo.

The Associated Press (2021-10-26). Guatemalan Town Calm Under Martial Law After Mining Dispute. latinorebels.com After protests against a mining project erupted into violence over the weekend, Guatemala's government imposed martial law and a curfew in El Estor and filled the town of 20,000 residents with security forces.

Yasmeen Afghan (2021-10-26). Kabul Diaries Part 18: Parents of suicide bombers gather to celebrate. greenleft.org.au In an Orwellian twist, Kabul's famous Intercontinental Hotel was the venue for an awards ceremony on October 18 for the families of suicide bombers who managed to successfully explode their vests, reports Yasmeen Afghan.

teleSUR, HIM (2021-10-26). Presentan propuesta para revitalizar la educación en Honduras. telesurtv.net Acceso inclusivo al sistema educativo a todos los niveles, institucionalidad y garantías en materia de aseguramiento, son de los principales objetivos del plan.

Anonymous007 (2021-10-26). Military Situation In Yemen On October 26, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 178 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On October 25, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 14 airstrikes on the Jubah district | On October 25, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Sarwah district | On October 25, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 5 airstrikes on the Khab and Shaaf district | On October 26, Ansar Allah captured…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-26). NATO war games incorporate Finland, Sweden in preparation for "pre-Article 5 operation" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Finland and Sweden: Valued Partners In Steadfast Jupiter 21 RAMSTEIN, Germany — Finnish and Swedish liaison officers have been working closely with Allied Air Command colleagues during exercise Steadfast Jupiter to strengthen vital relationships and cooperate on air operations planning. …The enhanced communication and understanding of operations that Partners bring to the Alliance is well …

Hector Luis Alamo (2021-10-26). Latino-Led Groups Launch First-Ever Bilingual Online Academy Against Gerrymandering. latinorebels.com The Hispanic Federation and the Southern Coalition for Social Justice launched the Redistricting Academy, a first-of-its-kind bilingual resource center which aims to empower Latinos "to advocate for district maps that reflect the diversity of their population," according to a press release.

teleSUR- jaa -HIM (2021-10-26). ONU advierte que millones de afganos pueden morir de hambre. telesurtv.net Cerca de la mitad de la población afgana sufre de inseguridad alimentaria grave.

Anonymous103 (2021-10-26). Kiev Confirms Deployment Of Bayraktar TB2 Drones On Donbass Frontlines. southfront.org

Isaac Nellist (2021-10-26). NSW affirmative consent bill finally introduced. greenleft.org.au Long awaited sexual consent law reforms have been introduced in to New South Wales parliament after years of campaigning by sexual assault survivors and feminists. Isaac Nellist reports.

sputniknews (2021-10-26). US Judge Sets Deadline For Prince Andrew's Testimony in Sex Abuse Case. sputniknews.com The second son of Queen Elizabeth II has been accused by an American woman, Virginia Giuffre, who claims that the royal slept with her at least three times, including when she was an underage girl. The royal has vehemently denied the accusations.

Rishika Pardikar (2021-10-26). UK's Red List Ahead of COP26 Exposes Long-Running Inequity. towardfreedom.org The United Kingdom has red-listed seven countries in the Americas, requiring even vaccinated travelers to quarantine. This has been lambasted as a political move in light of the upcoming COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Aleks Wansbrough (2021-10-26). What to watch on Halloween. greenleft.org.au What to watch on Halloween is certainly not the most pressing question for those interested in more substantial redistributions than popcorn and candy, writes Aleks Wansbrough. But there's good reason for the left to be interested in horror films.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-26). NATO's No. 1 to address the Nordic Council. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO Secretary General attends the Nordic Council On Wednesday, 03 November 2021, the NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will attend the 73rd Nordic Council in Copenhagen, Denmark. ==== NATO, Pentagon recruit eight-member Nordic Council to "NATO's northern flank"

Manlio Dinucci (2021-10-26). Billions of Euros to "Innovate" the Nuclear NATO. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous103 (2021-10-26). In Video: Russian Military Prevented Hijacking Of Civilian Vessel By Pirates. southfront.org

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-26). Russia calls on "negotiators" France, Germany to respond to Ukrainian threat to launch missiles at Moscow, warns of NATO strategic bombers in Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com No reaction from Paris, Berlin to Kiev's threats of missile strike at Russia — diplomat Berlin and Paris must provide their assessment of how Kiev's threats of a missile strike at Russia influence the Normandy Four negotiations process, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Tuesday, adding that their lack of reaction raises questions. "The …

Sam Carliner (2021-10-25). Fate of Anti-War Journalism Lies in Upcoming Assange Hearings. globalresearch.ca

Robert C. Koehler (2021-10-25). Assange: A Threat to War Itself. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2021-10-25). Free Julian Assange: Snowden, Varoufakis, Corbyn & Tariq Ali Speak Out Ahead of Extradition Hearing. democracynow.org As jailed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces an extradition hearing Wednesday in London, supporters gathered Friday for the Belmarsh Tribunal, named for the Belmarsh maximum security prison where Assange is being held. The mock trial highlighted major WikiLeaks revelations of U.S. war crimes and demanded Assange's freedom. Assange faces up to 175 years in prison in the U.S. under the Espionage Act for publishing classified documents exposing U.S. war crimes. Though a British judge blocked his extradition in January, the U.S. appealed the decision. We feature speakers from the tribunal, including writer Tariq…

Marjorie Cohn (2021-10-25). UK High Court Should Deny Extradition Because CIA Planned to Assassinate Assange. zcomm.org Why is Joe Biden's Department of Justice continuing Donald Trump's persecution of WikiLeaks founder, publisher and journalist Julian Assange?>

TASS (2021-10-25). Sudanese PM calls on supporters to carry out peaceful protests — TV. tass.com Abdalla Hamdok had managed to issue the statement before he was detained and taken to an unknown location…

TASS (2021-10-25). Sudanese Prime Minister placed under house arrest – TV. tass.com Mass arrests began in the country at night after the meeting of the head of the country's Sovereign Council, Abdel Fattah al-Burkhan and Hamdok…

TASS (2021-10-25). Several ministers arrested in Sudan, army blocked entrances to the capital — TV. tass.com –ê—Ä–º–∏—è –ø–µ—Ä–µ–∫—Ä—ã–ª–∞ –≤—Å–µ –≤—ä–µ–∑–¥—ã –≤ —Å—Ç–æ–ª–∏—Ü—É –∏ –º–æ—Å—Ç—ã…

TASS (2021-10-25). Sudan's capital completely blocked by army — TV channel. tass.com According to the news reports, the military also surrounded Khartoum airport…

MEE, agencies (2021-10-25). Sudan: Military coup feared as Hamdok and other civilian leaders detained. middleeasteye.net Sudan: Military coup feared as Hamdok and other civilian leaders detained | Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok tells Sudanese to defend the revolution peacefully as reports of a military coup emerge
| Mon, 10/25/2021 – 06: 00 | A protester against the prospect of military rule pictured in Khartoum just days before reports of a military coup emerged (Reuters) | Sudanese Prime Minister Abdall…

MEE staff (2021-10-25). Sudan coup 2021: Internet 'severely disrupted' after military takeover. middleeasteye.net Sudan coup 2021: Internet 'severely disrupted' after military takeover | Internet monitor NetBlocks says connectivity dropped to levels unseen since 2019 massacre | Mon, 10/25/2021 – 12: 32 | Internet usage dropped to 24 percent capacity in hours after arrests of prime minister and other officials, says monitor (AFP) | Internet services in Sudan have been "severely disrupted" since military forces arrested the…

Staff (2021-10-25). Sudan facing full military coup, Information Ministry warns, as military arrest prime minister, raid radio and TV stations. rt.com Sudan's Information Ministry has said the government is facing a coup d'etat, with the prime minister having been arrested and taken to an unknown location. Radio and TV studios in the capital have also been stormed by troops. | On Monday morning, Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok was detained by security forces and taken to an unknown location, according to a Facebook post by the country's Information Ministry. | The update came just hours after Dubai-based Al-Hadath TV reported that troops had besieged the home of the prime minister and placed him under house arrest. According to the Information Ministr…

Pavan Kulkarni (2021-10-25). Over a million people take to the streets against coup by Sudan's military. peoplesdispatch.org Trade unions and people's movements have called for strikes and mass protests in response to the coup by the Sudanese military on Monday morning. Prime minister Abdalla Hamdok and key civilian leaders have been arrested…

MEE staff (2021-10-25). Sudan coup 2021: Army head declares emergency, dissolves government. middleeasteye.net Sudan coup 2021: Army head declares emergency, dissolves government | Abdel Fattah al-Burhan says he will form a 'competent' government hours after raids and arrests of ministers | Mon, 10/25/2021 – 11: 44 | Sudan's Sovereign Council chief General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan said he will form a 'competent' government (AFP) | Sudan's ruling council head Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has declared a state of emergency across…

Staff (2021-10-25). Headlines for October 25, 2021. democracynow.org Sudanese Military Dissolves Transitional Gov't, Detains Prime Minister in Coup, "Facebook Papers" Reveal How Co. Fueled Violence in India, Facebook's Role in Jan. 6 Insurrection, "Stop the Steal" Organizers Say GOP Lawmakers, Trump Staffers Involved in Planning Jan. 6 Rallies, Israel Designates Palestinian Human Rights Orgs as "Terrorist" Groups, Turkey's Erdogan Orders 10 Western Ambassadors Expelled over Support for Jailed Dissident, U.N. Fears Possible "Mass Atrocity Crimes" in Burma as Troops Mobilize, Refugees in Libya Camp Outside U.N. Office to Demand Evacuation, Barbados Elects First-Ever President to Rep…

Susan Price (2021-10-25). Sudan: Urgent appeal for international solidarity after military coup and campaign of arrests. greenleft.org.au The Sudanese Communist Party issued an urgent appeal for international solidarity after a military coup took place in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on October 25, reports Susan Price.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-10-25). Mass protests in Sudan after military dissolves transitional government and other stories. peoplesdispatch.org Today we look at protests in Sudan following a military-led coup, the transfer of jailed Indian activist Gautam Navlakha to a high security barrack, and more…

David Vine (2021-10-25). Do you want a New Cold War? mronline.org The AUKUS Alliance takes the World to the brink.

Editor2 (2021-10-25). The Belmarsh Tribunal — The War on Terror on Trial. orinocotribune.com Inspired by the Russell-Sartre Tribunal of 1966, the Belmarsh Tribunal is putting the U.S. in the dock for its War on Terror crimes. Watch the replay. | The Belmarsh Tribunal is trying the U.S. government for its crimes of the twenty-first century — from atrocities in Iraq to torture at Guantánamo Bay to a surveillance program. | Inspired by the Bertrand Russell and Jean Paul Sartre Tribunal of 1966, when representatives of 18 countries gathered to hold the U.S. accountable for its war crimes in Vietnam, the Belmarsh Tribunal will try the U.S. for its War on Terror crimes. | The Belmarsh Tribunal turns the…

ecns.cn (2021-10-25). Full Text: Speech by President Xi Jinping At the Conference Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Restoration Of the Lawful Seat of the People's Republic of China In the United Nations. ecns.cn

ecns.cn (2021-10-25). Wildfire in U.S. produces widespread ecological damage to river system: survey. ecns.cn One year after the most destructive wildfire in U.S. Colorado history torched 208,913 acres (845.4 square kilometers), biologists were lamenting the slow recovery of the nearby water system.

Anonymous103 (2021-10-25). Israeli Warplanes Hit SAA, Hezbollah's Facilities In Syria's Al-Quneitra — Report. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Warplanes of the Israeli Air Force reportedly hit several targets in southern Syria in the early hours of October 25th. | Several facilities linked to the Hezbollah and the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) were reportedly targeted on the outskirts of the city of Al-Baath and the village of Al-Krum in the al-Quneitra governorate in southern Syria. | According to the London-based monitoring group The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), the attack was carried out by an Israeli plane that fired two missiles. Some other sources claimed that the attack was carried out by Israeli helicopters that fire…

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