Archive for the ‘Global News’ Category

MP asks Facebook to tackle ‘fake news’ as election approaches

(Media Release) ( An MP has urged Facebook to tackle fake news in the run-up to the UK’s general election on 8 June. Conservative MP Damian Collins expressed his concerns to the Guardian newspaper, saying fake news threatened “the integrity of democracy”. A parliamentary inquiry examining the “growing phenomenon of fake news” was launched by […]

North Korea tensions: US submarine arrives in South Korea

(Media Release) A US submarine has arrived in South Korea, amid worries of another North Korean missile or nuclear test. The missile-armed USS Michigan is set to join an incoming group of warships led by aircraft carrier Carl Vinson. North Korea is celebrating its army’s 85th founding anniversary on Tuesday. It marked the event with […]

Borussia Dortmund bombs: Part of an elaborate scam?

(Media Release) It could have been taken from the plot of a James Bond film. A criminal, desperate to make a quick buck, decides to bomb a bus filled with top-flight football players on their way to one of the club’s most important games of the year. In the resulting chaos, shares in the club […]

‘No doubt’ Syria has kept some chemical weapons – Mattis

(Media Release) The US Defence Secretary James Mattis has said there can be “no doubt” that Syria retains chemical weapons. Gen Mattis also said the Syrian government had moved its warplanes in recent days, speaking during a visit to Israel. He said Syria would be “ill-advised” to try use to chemical weapons again, after the […]

Russia’s military buildup in Arctic puts U.S. on alert

(Media Release) Russian President Vladimir Putin has never been one to pass up a photo-up, and his latest candids comes from the icy Arctic. He was photographed in March pensively walking among glaciers, reports CBS News’ Jonathan Vigliotti. The Kremlin has also previously released video of reindeer-riding Russian soldiers. It’s all part of the unveiling […]

Bashar al-Assad trained as a doctor. How did he become a mass murderer?

(Media Release) Preparing dinner, I bite my tongue as images of the latest atrocity in Syria flashes on the screen. “Isn’t he a doctor too?” my daughter asks. “Yes,” I cringe at the “too” and rededicate myself to the carrots. But she knows that conversations about medicine are usually far more animated in our household […]

U.S. Army Considers Super-Weapon to Counter Russia

(Media Release) The U.S. has begun considering adding a new kinetic energy weapon to its arsenal in hopes of countering advances in Russian nuclear technology that could potentially threaten U.S. tactical military dominance. Called the Kinetic Energy Projectile, the weapon is a tungsten-based warhead launched at more than three times the speed of sound that […]

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