Britain confirms it is developing DRONE SWARMS, joining arms race with Russia, US and India
Britain’s Royal Air Force has revealed that it is joining Russia, the US and India in the race to develop drone swarm technology which will be deployed alongside its F-35 and Typhoon squadrons.
South Africa's anti-corruption chief Busisiwe Mkhwebane lied under oath
South Africa's highest court has ruled that a top state official charged with investigating corruption lied under oath and acted in bad faith.It upheld a court ruling from last year that Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane had acted in bad faith while investigating a bank bailout.
Brazil: four arrested over hacking of Bolsonaro justice minister's phone
Brazil’s federal police have arrested four people for allegedly hacking the phone of justice minister Sérgio Moro, a key member of far-right president Jair Bolsonaro’s cabinet who had previously been a renowned anti-corruption judge.
Iran Hints at Possible Swap of Seized Tankers
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday that they would be open to returning a British tanker that Iran seized if Britain returns the Iranian tanker they seized in Gibraltar adding that while his government is open to dialogue, Iran will not back down from defending its waters from western "mischief" in the Strait of Hormuz.
Without Israel, Middle East would fall to ‘Islamic extremism,’ says Netanyahu
Never one to mince his words, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared that Israel is the sole force fending off a radical Islamic takeover of the Middle East, arguing Tel Aviv is an indispensable defender of the entire region.
Greta Thunberg speech: French MPs boycott teen ‘apocalypse guru’
Teen activist Greta Thunberg has lashed out at French lawmakers for mocking her in a speech to parliament that was boycotted by far-right politicians.
Australian government demands police-state powers over protests and exclusions of citizens
Building on police-state measures imposed over the past two decades, the bills would, among other things:jail people for up to five years for using the internet to promote protests against agribusinesses allow the home affairs minister to exclude Australian citizens from re-entering the country for at least two years if the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) deems them likely to participate in “politically motivated violence”
Assailants Attack Stalin Sculpture and Communist Party Office in Russia
Video posted by the party Monday showed four men spraying the Stalin bust with mounting foam and installing a small explosive device at the party office door before running away.
Ajith released from Pune jail
Alleged Maoist sympathiser Konnath Muralidharan (Comrade Ajith), arrested near Pune in 2015, walked out of the Yerawada central jail here on Tuesday –– two months after the Supreme Court dismissed the Maharashtra government’s plea challenging the bail granted to him by the Bombay High Court in February.
Panama Battles Childhood Obesity as Region Gains Weight
Experts in Panama say 30 percent of the population between five and nine years of age today are obese or overweight.The nation’s director of health advocacy within the ministry of health, Gabriela Garcia, is kicking off the Save Your Life campaign.
Mexico boasts of cutting Central American migrant flow to US by a third
Mexico has boasted of a sharp drop in the number of migrants attempting to travel through the country ahead of a US deadline for its southern neighbour to show that it is cracking down on irregular migration.