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NATO grants Ukraine enhanced status as US steps up military aid

On June 12, NATO officially recognized Ukraine as an Enhanced Opportunities Partner. According to the imperialist alliance, Ukraine will now benefit from “enhanced access to interoperability programs and exercises, and more sharing of information.” Ukraine is the sixth country to be offered special partner status, along with Georgia, Jordan, Australia, Finland, and Sweden. Kiev has […]

North Korea Threatens ‘Sensational Event’ to End America

A statement from North Korea’s embassy in Moscow observing the 70th anniversary of the still-ongoing Korean War this weekend threatened a “sensational event” leading to the destruction of the United States. North Korea routinely threatened nuclear attacks on America for much of the past decade, peaking in intensity around 2016-2017. Pyongyang’s communist regime issued many […]

EU, UN officials attend Fatah-sponsored anti-annexation rally

The rally marked the beginning of a series of protests planned by the ruling Fatah faction in the coming days to voice their opposition to Israel’s annexation plan. Hundreds of Palestinians attended a rally in Jericho on Monday to protest Israel’s intention to extend its sovereignty to parts of the West Bank. The rally marked […]

Large-scale Russian treaty violations revealed on eve of new talks

The Trump administration revealed on the eve of new arms talks with Russia nine major arms control agreement compliance failures by Moscow. Special U.S. arms control envoy Marshall Billingslea said the sole positive finding in the forthcoming State Department annual report on arms compliance is Moscow’s adherence to the terms of the 2010 New START. However, Mr. Billingslea said extending the treaty, set […]

Global Organizations Converge to Declare World UNITY Week

Ms. Audrey Kitagawa is Chair of the Parliament of the World Religions, an organization that dates back to 1893. Referring to the historic coming together of World UNITY Week Ms. Kitagawa said “civil society is the sleeping giant that has awakened to its power to create great global movements for the transformation of humanity.” Rev. […]

Netanyahu: Sovereignty may start small if Gantz insists

Israel may apply its law to only some of the settlements this summer because the US will only support it if Alternate Prime Minister Benny Gantzis on board, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a group of former IDF senior commanders on Monday. There is a strong possibility that Gantz will only agree for sovereignty to be […]

SpaceX Starlink internet prepares for beta users

Sick of being stuck with low internet speeds out in the sticks? Want to free yourself from your low-quality rural cable, DSL, or — you poor devil — modem charges and speeds? SpaceX is finally cracking open the door to its Starlink low-earth orbit (LEO) internet service. The June 13 launch carried 58 Starlink satellites into space. With this […]

Brexit statement in FULL: Boris Johnson calls for ‘new momentum’ to save Brexit talks

Boris Johnson held talks with Brussels chiefs Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michael today as the European Union finally acknowledge the Uk’s rejection of an extension to the transition period. Brexit talks have entered the fourth rounds of negotiations but have so far made little progress. However, the UK and European Union have now agreed “new momentum” is […]

Putin: Russia will soon be able to counter hypersonic weapons

Russia will soon have the ability to counter hypersonic weapons deployed by adversaries, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday. Hypersonic weapons fly at speeds at least five times the speed of sound — or Mach 5 — and are widely viewed as a game-changing military technology. For years specialists and military insiders have warned the […]

France Calls on U.S. to Withdraw Measures Targeting ICC

France said on Friday that a U.S. decision to impose sanctions against employees of the International Criminal Court is an attack on states party to the Rome Statute and called on the U.S. to withdraw those measures. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said in a statement that the U.S. decision risks putting into question […]