Israel’s Surging Protests Explained

For the past few weeks, Israel has been experiencing raucous street demonstrations against Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu. The rallies have no organized leadership, but the protesters share a goal: Fed up with the prime minister’s scandals and mismanagement of the coronavirus, they want to bring down his coalition and get him out of office. Netanyahu may … Read more Israel’s Surging Protests Explained

U.S. is not qualified to build a coalition of ‘clean countries’

The U.S. is not qualified to build a coalition of “clean countries” because the country itself is dirty all over, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Wednesday, saying the U.S. conducts wire-tapping and mass surveillance around the globe, and these wrongful acts are already an open secret. Subscribe to us on YouTube: … Read more U.S. is not qualified to build a coalition of ‘clean countries’

30 years after Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait the reverberations continue – BBC News

It’s 30 years since Iraq’s army under Saddam Hussein invaded neighbouring Kuwait and changed the course of history. The crisis marked the start of the first Gulf War, as the United States under George Bush senior intervened to drive Iraq’s forces back across their own border. The conflict created a new instability in the Middle … Read more 30 years after Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait the reverberations continue – BBC News

Brazil medics seek ICC probe of Bolsonaro gov’t COVID-19 response

Brazil’s president is being taken to court over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. A coalition of health professionals wants the International Criminal Court to investigate Jair Bolsonaro’s government for crimes against humanity and genocide. Al Jazeera’s Monica Yanakiev reports from Rio de Janeiro. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: … Read more Brazil medics seek ICC probe of Bolsonaro gov’t COVID-19 response

Mali’s opposition rejects ECOWAS leaders’ plan to end deadlock

Mali’s opposition coalition on Tuesday formally rejected a plan proposed by West African leaders for ending a political crisis, raising the prospect of more mass anti-government demonstrations in the coming weeks. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our … Read more Mali’s opposition rejects ECOWAS leaders’ plan to end deadlock

South Korea Warns Japan of Coalition to Highlight Wartime Abuses

South Korea warned that Japan risked reigniting tensions if it didn’t acknowledge past forced labor abuses, saying Seoul was prepared to build a regional coalition to hold Tokyo to account for its colonial behavior. South Korean Culture Minister Park Yang-woo said in an interview Thursday that international criticism would be “unavoidable” without public recognition by … Read more South Korea Warns Japan of Coalition to Highlight Wartime Abuses

West African leaders on high-stakes mission to end Mali standoff

West African leaders have arrived in Bamako on a high-stakes mission aimed at defusing Mali’s weeks-long political crisis that has raised concerns of further instability in a country grappling with multiple crises, including an escalating conflict. The visit on Thursday by the presidents of Ghana, Ivory Coast, Niger, Nigeria and Senegal comes days after a … Read more West African leaders on high-stakes mission to end Mali standoff

Pompeo in UK calls for ‘coalition’ to counter China

China has topped the agenda during a meeting between the US secretary of state and the UK prime minister in London. Mike Pompeo also met with other government ministers in the UK, to see what extra pressure Britain can exert on Beijing. Al Jazeera’s Charlie Angela reports from London. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe … Read more Pompeo in UK calls for ‘coalition’ to counter China

U.K. Lawmaker Ellwood Sees ‘Era of Cold War” With China

Jul.22 — U.K. Conservative MP & Former Defense Minister Tobias Ellwood discusses the intention by the U.K. and U.S. of forming a coalition to take on China, his concerns over Chinese companies like TikTok and what the situation means for Chinese investment in the U.K. He speaks on “Bloomberg Markets: European Open.”

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urges nations to ‘push back’ against China

Mike Pompeo has urged the UK and other western democracies to form a “coalition” to fight against China, as he suggested a UK-US trade deal would be finalised “before too long”. The US Secretary of State blasted Beijing for its “disgraceful” response to coronavirus, saying the Chinese government had “crushed” Hong Kong’s freedoms while “bullying” … Read more US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urges nations to ‘push back’ against China

Thai labor minister resigns, 6th to quit PM Prayut’s cabinet

#Thailand’s labor minister announced his resignation on Monday, becoming the 6th cabinet member to step down since late last week. A major reshuffle is expected in the next few weeks to fill the vacancies, but the turbulence reflects internal conflicts in the ruling coalition. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple … Read more Thai labor minister resigns, 6th to quit PM Prayut’s cabinet

The mistaken identity that led to Australian soldiers allegedly killing the wrong man | ABC News

Australian Special Forces allegedly killed an unarmed Afghan civilian after mistaking him for a Taliban target who shared the same name. ABC Investigations has been told that the man was dragged away and shot multiple times in cold blood during the 2013 raid. A complaint was later made to the coalition forces about his killing. … Read more The mistaken identity that led to Australian soldiers allegedly killing the wrong man | ABC News

Black Lives Matter: Thousands Protest in Chicago on Day of National Strike

Organizers of a national workers strike say tens of thousands are set to walk off the job Monday in more than two dozen U.S. cities to protest systemic racism and economic inequality that has only worsened during the coronavirus pandemic. Dubbed the “Strike for Black Lives,” labor unions, along with social and racial justice organizations … Read more Black Lives Matter: Thousands Protest in Chicago on Day of National Strike

Agony of War | Dozens dead in alleged Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen

WARNING: DISTURBING CONTENT Air strikes in the north of Yemen left dozens, including children, dead, urging UN’s Special Envoy to Yemen to call for an ‘urgent probe’ into the accident. Houthi officials say ‘the Saudi-led coalition’ hit residential buildings, while military chiefs have only said they will ‘investigate’. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc … Read more Agony of War | Dozens dead in alleged Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen

Common, Scott Budnick and Jarrett Harper on prison reform (Full Stream 7/16)

Prisons have become hotbeds for COVID-19 with over 50,000 cases recorded since June 30. Cramped conditions and limited access to soap and masks, as well as overtaxed medical facilities, have left the incarcerated exceedingly vulnerable. Rates of infection continue to rise. This crisis has increased the urgency of prison reform advocates pushing for humane practices … Read more Common, Scott Budnick and Jarrett Harper on prison reform (Full Stream 7/16)