The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-06-11

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 4, articles about Anglo-5, Eu, Eurasia, Headline-News, Ireland, United-Kingdom, Iran, Mena, Moldova.

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Tags in this brief: Black & Tan, Britain, Dromkeen, England, Ireland, Occupation, Republicanism, Air Force, Iran, Kowsar, Military, Saeqeh, Coup, Dodon, Moldova, Opposition, Plahotniuc.

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An Irish Lesson to Empire in the Futility of Occupation: The Dromkeen Ambush

Published 2019-06-11 21:52:23 by Guest Author in Anglo-5, Eu, Eurasia, Headline-News, Ireland, United-Kingdom

By Joe Gannon – (originally run on The Wild Geese)   It’s hard to understand how the British government could have possibly thought that reprisals like these were a way to win the loyalty of the Irish people. Here in Limerick, as in other places around Ireland, they had the opposite effect. In many ways it was a continuation of the counter-productive policy that led to the execution of the Easter Rising leaders. Coercion had always been the tactic they used to hold Ireland, now it would be the way they lost it. On the cool, pleasant night of St…. Continue ->

Tags: Black & Tan, Britain, Dromkeen, England, Ireland, Occupation, Republicanism


Iran Announces Major Air-Force Building Endeavor

Published 2019-06-11 21:00:32 by Joaquin Flores in Headline-News, Iran, Mena

TEHRAN –  Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Khatami welcomed the efforts of the country’s military-industrial complex to increase the self-sufficiency of the Islamic Republic of defense products of its own production. In this regard, the head of the Iranian Defense Ministry announced plans to significantly increase the production of Iranian Kowsar fighters, reported the Tasnim news agency today, on June 11. Speaking on Tuesday during a visit to the Iranian Aircraft Manufacturing Company in the central province of Isfahan, General Khatami said that over the past 40 years, the “hardworking” specialists of the Iranian Aviation Industry Organization, which includes the… Continue ->

Tags: Air Force, Iran, Kowsar, Military, Saeqeh


MAJOR: Moldova’s beleaguered President Dodon pushes back against U.S coup attempt

Published 2019-06-11 15:02:50 by Joaquin Flores in Eu, Eurasia, Headline-News, Moldova

Chisinau – In a major move just hours ago, Moldavian President Igor Dodon declared today, June 11, an overturning of Pavel Filip ’s decree on dissolving parliament and holding early parliamentary elections on September 6, 2019. On June 7, the Constitutional Court of the Republic suspended the head of state from office, and instead vested powers to the chairman of the U.S backed Democratic Party, controlled by the infamous oligarch Vladimir Plahotniuc. “This is not in accordance with constitutional norms,” Dodon announced, noting that the decision to cancel the decree was made after consulting with parliamentary factions. On June 8 a coalition of the… Continue ->

Tags: Coup, Dodon, Moldova, Opposition


Moldova political crisis: Left Party calls for popular mobilization against coup attempt

Published 2019-06-11 03:14:17 by Joaquin Flores in Eurasia, Headline-News, Moldova

June 9: A major political power struggle is unfolding in Chisinau, capital of Moldova.  On June 8, three months after parliamentary elections were held, the Socialist Party (PSRM) of President Igor Dodon (considered close to the government of Russia) and the pro-Western AKUM bloc reached a “temporary agreement” to form a new government, with AKUM’s Maya Sandu as Prime Minister. The new alliance formally deposed the parliamentary domination of the Democratic Party of Moldova, led by the country’s top oligarch, Vlad Plahotniuc. The European Union recognized the new government. However, Plahotniuc still controls the judiciary, prisons and much of the… Continue ->

Tags: Dodon, Moldova, Plahotniuc


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