The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-10-11

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 11, articles about Eu, Eurasia, Finance, Headline-News, Isis, Mena, Nato, Politics, Syria, Turkey, Russia, Science, United-States, Anglo-5, North-Korea, Opinions, Iran, Ksa, Argentina, Latin-America, Ukraine.

Tags in this brief: Erdogan, NATO, Syria, Turkey, War Crimes, American System, New Silk Road, Noosphere, One Belt-One Road, Sergei Witte, Trans Siberian Railway, Vernadsky, Economy, Geopolitics, Trump, UN, USA, Russia, Iran, Oil Tanker, Red Sea, Saudi Arabia, Argentina, Macri, Neoliberalism, Boeing, INF, Putin, US, Crimea, Donbass, Ukraine, Zelensky.

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Turkish Forces Kill 340+ Kurdish Fighters, 260+ Turkey-Backed Militants, Army Soldiers Killed by Kurds

Published 2019-10-11 22:30:34 by Drago Bosnic in Eu, Eurasia, Finance, Headline-News, Isis, Mena, Nato, Politics, Syria, Turkey

DAMASCUS – A total of 342 fighters from the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have been “neutralized” since the start of Ankara’s military operation in northern Syria, Turkey’ Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Friday, while Kurds announced that they have managed to kill 262 Ankara-backed rebels and Turkish soldiers. Akar’s comments came after his meeting with top military officials in Turkey’s capital Ankara, where he said “every kind of measures have been taken” in operation areas. Akar stated that the military operation continues “successfully as planned”. The SDF in a statement released on Friday claimed that Kurdish fighters have… Continue ->

Tags: Erdogan, NATO, Syria, Turkey, War Crimes


Over 70,000 People Displaced in Northeast Syria, Only Hospital of Region Closed After Bombings

Published 2019-10-11 22:00:54 by Drago Bosnic in Eurasia, Headline-News, Isis, Mena, Nato, Politics, Syria, Turkey

DAMASCUS – The World Food Programme (WFP) announced that more than 70,000 people have already fled the escalating violence since Turkey launched its military operation into northern Syria on Wednesday. The mass displacement occurred in the Al-Hasake and Al-Raqqa provinces, a spokesman for the United Nations’ agency said in Geneva, reminding the warring parties that the UN requires access to 650,000 people in northeast Syria who rely on food aid. Turkey stepped up its air and artillery strikes on Kurdish militia in northeast Syria on Friday on the third day of a military operation against Kurds, escalating an offensive that… Continue ->

Tags: Erdogan, Syria, Turkey, War Crimes


V.I. Vernadsky and the American System in Russia

Published 2019-10-11 21:53:22 by Matthew Ehret in Headline-News, Russia, Science, United-States

In recent years, Russia has lept ahead of all expectations by not only regaining those scientific and technological capacities which it had lost during the rape of Perestroika during the dark period of the 1990s, but with President Putin’s unveiling of new plasma-based and supersonic weapons that render the NATO-led doctrine of Full Spectrum dominance (relatively) obsolete, the nation has become a world leader on the frontiers of advanced science once more. Since a friendship among Russia and the United States is infinitely preferable to an unwinnable nuclear war, it fitting that a brief review of Russia’s industrial/scientific origins occur… Continue ->

Tags: American System, New Silk Road, Noosphere, One Belt-One Road, Sergei Witte, Trans Siberian Railway, Vernadsky


Who Is Behind UN’s Worst Crisis

Published 2019-10-11 21:30:06 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Finance, Headline-News, Politics, United-States

New York, USA- The United Nations is facing its worst cash crisis in nearly a decade because almost one-third of its member states have not paid their annual dues, according to Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. Guterres says the situation is so desperate that last month’s General Assembly in New York was only possible because of emergency spending cuts made earlier in the year. The UN says while 129 member states have paid their dues for the organization’s 2019 budget 64 others are still required to pay “urgently and in full.” It says there is an outstanding amount of $1.3 billion for… Continue ->

Tags: Economy, Geopolitics, Trump, UN, USA


Donald Trump for Nobel Peace Prize 2019, says Norwegian author, Hanne Herland

Published 2019-10-11 21:00:54 by Guest Author in Anglo-5, Eu, Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, North-Korea, Opinions, Politics, Russia, Syria, United-States

By: Hanne Nabintu Herland, historian of religions, best selling author and founder of The Herland Report. www.theherlandreport.com  Simply by pulling forces out of Syria, the work to end the North Korean crisis, the efforts to end the Kashmir crisis, president Donald Trump is a far more worthy Nobel Peace Prize winner than Obama ever was. He received the Nobel in the midst of escalating the war in Afghanistan, days after taking office. It was a scandal and a strong signal that the Norwegian Nobel Committee is politically rigged. Obama had done nothing to fulfill the Alfred Nobel requirements for the… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, Syria, Trump, USA


Oil Leak From Iranian Tanker Under Control Despite Missile Strike

Published 2019-10-11 20:36:38 by Drago Bosnic in Headline-News, Iran, Ksa, Mena

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TEHRAN – An oil leak from the Iranian oil tanker SABITI that was targeted by two missiles in the Red Sea on Friday is under control, media reports said. Based on the latest reports, the oil spill has reached the least level and no fire was reported, as “all crew on board are safe and the situation is under control”. There was no fire on the ship, as it is currently in a stable condition. The oil tanker named SABITI belonging to the National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) sustained damage to the body when it was hit by two missiles… Continue ->

Tags: Iran, Oil Tanker, Red Sea, Saudi Arabia


Flirting and Kissing Feet Will Not Be Enough For Macri to Win the Argentine Elections

Published 2019-10-11 17:30:20 by Paul Antonopoulos in Argentina, Headline-News, Latin-America

With Argentine elections taking place on October 27, President Mauricio Macri is now making desperate attempts to win the elections as his popularity continues to plummet. While holding a rally in the city of Tucumán, the neoliberal president was thrilled with the presence of a woman celebrating her birthday at his rally. He then decided to kiss the elector’s foot. With the social and political chaos of Argentina, Macri is literally taking any measure to continue to lead a country whose economy continues to suffer. The 72-year-old Manuela lost her shoe when she was taken to the stage. “Oh, it’s… Continue ->

Tags: Argentina, Macri, Neoliberalism


Farewell to Boeing: Russian airline cancels purchase of 22 aircraft

Published 2019-10-11 16:30:48 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

MOSCOW – Russia’s largest airline Aeroflot has formally canceled its order to purchase 22 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. The estimated value of the order was US $5.5 billion. Russian airline Aeroflot canceled an order to US automaker Boeing estimated at $22 billion. The cancellation comes at a troubled time for the company, which faces the crisis linked to recent fatal accidents with its 737 MAX model. The cancellation was not announced by either party, but has already left the US giant’s monthly order list. According to a source heard by Reuters, Boeing may have to cut production by 2022. The… Continue ->

Tags: Boeing, Russia


Putin: US exit from INF treaty is linked to fears about Asia

Published 2019-10-11 15:30:07 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin criticized Washington’s plans to deploy short- and medium-range ballistic missiles in Asia, saying they could hit Russia. Russian President Vladimir Putin said the US short- and medium-range ballistic missile deployment plan in the Asian region is of concern to Russia as such missiles could reach Russia. “The United States came out of the INF Treaty and three months later tested a missile. This is very bad as Pentagon officials have officially announced that they intend to deploy their weapons in Asia. They are already negotiating with Japan and Korea.” South,” Putin said during a… Continue ->

Tags: INF, Putin, Russia, US


First Turkish soldier dies during Syria invasion, hundreds of Syrians killed

Published 2019-10-11 14:30:42 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Syria, Turkey

ANKARA – Turkish Ministry of Defense reports first casualty during operation in Syria. With the aim of eliminating Kurdish “terrorists,” the operation would have already caused casualties among the civilian population. Turkey’s Ministry of Defense said in a statement that it suffered the first casualty during Operation Spring Peace, which the country began on Wednesday in Syria in the Syrian Rojava region, Kurdish, which enjoys de facto autonomy. “A comrade died on October 10 during Operation Spring of Peace, during a confrontation with terrorists from the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) and against the Kurdish-Syrian self-defense forces (YPG),” Defense Minister Hulusi… Continue ->

Tags: Syria, Turkey


Zelensky excludes option of military force to recover Donbass and Crimea for Ukraine

Published 2019-10-11 13:30:53 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Ukraine

KIEV – Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky said he did not consider resorting to military force to retake the Donbass region and Crimea. The Ukrainian authority has defended, on television, the preservation of the lives of Ukrainians rather than armed conflict. “I, as president, am not ready to lose our people, so I chose diplomacy. I have always said that if we are talking about people and territories, the first priority is people, while the second is territory. I want try to find a way out of the crisis thanks to the Minsk Agreement and the Normandy Quartet,” said Zelensky. Zelensky… Continue ->

Tags: Crimea, Donbass, Ukraine, Zelensky


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