Category: Special News

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Fusion GPS Founder: FBI May per chance well presumably also merely Possess Paid Charges for Anti-Trump File Creator

TEL AVIV — Glenn R. Simpson, the co-founder of the controversial opposition research firm Fusion GPS, stated in testimony it “makes sense” to him that the FBI paid for a trip to Rome by the former British spy who was contracted by Simpson’s company to produce the largely discredited 35-page anti-Trump dossier. Fusion GPS hired…

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The delusion of Tunisia’s exceptionalism

Tunisia celebrated the seventh anniversary of the downfall of its former dictatorship with protests. For two weeks now, people have been demonstrating in impoverished towns like Tebourba and Ettadhamon, near the capital, Tunis, and towns like Kasserine in the mid-west, Sakiet Sidi Youssef in the north-west, and Sidi Bouzid in the south, where the revolution…

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#SavePirin: Why are Bulgarians protesting?

Thousands of Bulgarians have braved subzero temperatures in some 20 cities across the country to protest against a government decision to amend the management plan of a major national park. The rallies on Thursday were the latest in a number of demonstrations held this month opposing the expansion of the Bansko skiing resort in Pirin…

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A recent Brexit qualified trouble might perhaps perhaps well give MPs the flexibility to discontinue Britain leaving the single market

Leon Neal / Getty Exclusive: A fresh legal challenge to Theresa May’s Brexit plans is being planned for March. Campaigners are preparing to take the government to court over its intention to take Britain out of the single market without parliamentary approval. “The legal team is already assembled,” lead challenger tells BI.  The courts have…

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One three hundred and sixty five days of Trump: The impact on the Center East

Just over a year ago, the US government earned the wrath of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after it ignored his demand to veto a UN Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian land. Netanyahu summoned the US ambassador in response to the December 2016 vote and made little attempt to disguise his…

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Greek neo-Nazi neighborhood threatens Muslim association

Athens, Greece – A neo-Nazi organisation has threatened the Muslim Association of Greece and pro-migrant organisations, amid an uptick in anti-immigrant violence in the Greek capital. On Thursday, the organisation said it had received a menacing phone call from Crypteia, a far-right group that attacked the home of an Afghan child last year. “We are the…

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U.S. tests nuclear energy machine to retain astronauts on Mars

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Initial tests in Nevada on a compact nuclear power system designed to sustain a long-duration NASA human mission on the inhospitable surface of Mars have been successful and a full-power run is scheduled for March, officials said on Thursday. National Aeronautics and Space Administration and U.S. Department of Energy officials, at a…