Saudi Mercenaries Steal Aid as Yemen Starves: ReportThousands of families leaving in Yemen’s Taiz are not getting food aid intended for them, because armed units allied with the Saudi-led and American-backed military coalition steal them, The Associated Press reported on Monday.
US’s Pompeo Presses Saudis to Hold Accountable Khashoggi MurderersUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday he has urged Saudi Arabia’s king and crown prince to hold accountable "every single person responsible" for the murder of dissent Saudi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed inside the kingdom’s consulates in Turkey.
Brazil’s Bolsonaro Modern-Day Hitler: MaduroVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro “a Hitler of the modern era,” after the right-wing leader refused to recognize his presidency and openly backed the Venezuelan opposition.
Chinese Investment in US Dropped 83 Percent in 2018Chinese investments in the US fell by 83 percent last year as a result of tightened US scrutiny of foreign takeover deals and Beijing’s restrictions on outbound investments, Data from law firm Baker & McKenzie showed.
Bahraini People Hold Protests amid US FM VisitBahraini people have held anti-regime protests, expressing anger at crackdown on pro-democracy activists. The protests coincided with US Secretary of State Mike Pompe’s visit to the the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom as part of his tour of the West Asia aimed and North Africa at coordinating an ‘anti-Iran campaign’.
The past year was full of events that inevitably split the global geopolitical space into two camps: those who still support using US currency as a universal financial tool, and those who are turning their back on the greenback.
Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers landed in Venezuela’s Caracas on Monday following a 1,000-kilometer flight, showcasing Moscow’s growing military prowess and shoring up the position of Venezuela’s embattled president, Nicolás Maduro.
British universities and science minister Sam Gyimah has resigned in protest at Prime Minister Theresa May’s “naive” plan to take the country out of the European Union (EU), becoming the seventh minister to step down over the issue.
Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to retaliate Donald Trump’s decision to pull out the US from Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), calling on called on the government and military officials to develop “concrete steps” Moscow can take in response to Washington’s withdrawal.