The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-10-16

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 10, articles about Anglo-5, Finance, Headline-News, Latin-America, Mexico, Politics, United-States, China, Color-Revolution, Eurasia, Crime, Defense, Isis, Mena, Nato, Syria, Turkey, North-Korea, Russia, Venezuela, Sweden, Philippines, United-Kingdom.

Tags in this brief: Mexico, Trump, USA, Wall, China, Geopolitics, International Relations, Raqqa, Syria, Syrian Army, Turkey, War Crimes, Military, North Korea, NATO, US, Russia, Venezuela, Sweden, Nuclear, Nuke, BRI, Modi, New Silk Road, Polar Silk Road, World War.

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Trump Vetoes Measure to End Emergency Declaration on Border Wall

Published 2019-10-16 23:40:13 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Finance, Headline-News, Latin-America, Mexico, Politics, United-States

WASHINGTON, D.C. – United States President Donald Trump has vetoed a joint resolution of the Congress that sought to terminate his declaration of a national emergency on the southern border with Mexico, the White House announced on Tuesday. Trump declared the national emergency in order to circumvent the US Congress and take money already designated for other programs to pay for the US-Mexico border wall, which he promised to build during his 2016 campaign, Reuters reported. Last month, the Democratic-led House passed the joint resolution by 236-174, as 11 Republicans and one independent joined Democrats to vote in favor. The… Continue ->

Tags: Mexico, Trump, USA, Wall


Beijing Vows Strong Response to US Legislation in Support of Hong Kong Protesters

Published 2019-10-16 23:25:26 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, China, Color-Revolution, Eurasia, Finance, Headline-News, Politics, United-States

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Chinese Foreign Ministry expressed anger on Wednesday over the US House of Representatives passing legislation in support of Hong Kong protesters, describing it as shocking hypocrisy toward human rights and democracy and vowing strong countermeasures. “We express strong indignation on and firm opposition to the US House of Representative’s passage of the so-called Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act,” Spokesman, Geng Shuang, said in a statement, according to Sputnik. According to the foreign ministry, the situation in Hong Kong “has nothing to do with human rights or democracy”, with the main efforts of the city authorities aimed at… Continue ->

Tags: China, Geopolitics, International Relations, USA


MAJOR: Syrian Army Enters City of Raqqa After Six Years While Regular Turkish Troops Behead Prisoners (GRUESOME VIDEO)

Published 2019-10-16 23:05:38 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Crime, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Isis, Mena, Nato, Syria, Turkey, United-States

Raqqa, Syria – Published on: Oct 16, 2019 @ 23:05 – A group of Syrian soldiers walked into Raqqa on Wednesday and began setting up some observation posts, six years after the city was captured by terrorists. The report came days after Kurdish militias, who seized the city from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIL, ISIS or Daesh), cut a deal with the Syrian government for army troops to deploy at the border in the face of the Turkish onslaught after the US left them alone to be crushed by President Erdogan’s army. The Russian Defense Ministry announced Tuesday… Continue ->

Tags: Raqqa, Syria, Syrian Army, Turkey, War Crimes


Hypocrisy: US Wants China to Press North Korea to Be ‘More Constructive’ in Talks

Published 2019-10-16 22:47:59 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, China, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, North-Korea, Politics, United-States

WASHINGTON, D.C./BEIJING – The United States wants China to put pressure on North Korea to be more constructive in talks with Washington, a Pentagon official announced. In doing so, the US wants China to improve its enforcement of sanctions on Pyongyang and take other measures, the senior defense official for Asia told a Washington conference on Tuesday, according to PressTV. “We want them to do better,” Randall Schriver, the US assistant secretary of defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs, stated, adding, “At a minimum, sanctions enforcement, but I think there are other ways China could help pressure Pyongyang into being a more… Continue ->

Tags: China, Geopolitics, Military, North Korea, USA


U.S. Sanctions Could Push Turkey To Leave NATO

Published 2019-10-16 18:15:33 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Nato, Russia, Turkey, United-States

ANKARA – The administration of the Kurdish-controlled regions in north-eastern Syria announced on Sunday that they had reached an agreement with the central Syrian government in Damascus to deploy Syrian troops along areas of the border region with Turkey to help repel the Turkish aggression. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan legitimized Turkey’s operations in Syria because of so-called security concerns, particularly from the Islamic State and the People’s Protection Units (YPG), the Syrian branch of the Turkey-based Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK). However, with the YPG finally allowing Syrian troops to enter their controlled areas, what options does Erdoğan have left?… Continue ->

Tags: NATO, Turkey, US


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Russia and Venezuela continue to consolidate relations as US pressure continues

Published 2019-10-16 15:29:27 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, Venezuela

ROME – Russian Deputy Agriculture Minister Sergei Levin and Venezuelan Agriculture and Land Minister Wilmar Castro Soteldo evaluated bilateral agriculture agreements and studied new joint projects. The meeting was held on Tuesday during the 46th session of the World Food Committee of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, which takes place from 14 to 18 October in Rome. The Venezuelan Ministry of Agriculture and Land wrote about the meeting via Twitter. Durante la reunión, las autoridades de Rusia y Venezuela revisaron los distintos convenios y programas existentes entre ambos países en materia de cooperación agrícola. pic.twitter.com/QCEwDeATmV— MinAgriculturaVe (@MinAgriculturaV) October… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, Venezuela


Does the US plan to remove nuclear weapons from Turkey?

Published 2019-10-16 14:28:23 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Turkey, United-States

WASHINGTON DC – Professor of Political Science Jana Jabbour commented on the likelihood that the US would withdraw its allegedly present nuclear weapons in Turkey as relations between the two countries worsened. Since Turkey began its operation Fountain of Peace in Syria, the country has been the target of international criticism and risks being isolated. Among the countries unhappy with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s policy are the United States. Washington has threatened Ankara with sanctions, although relations between Turkey and the US are longstanding. According to the US newspaper The New York Times, the US would be planning to… Continue ->

Tags: Turkey, US


Sign of ‘Russian submarine’ causes hysteria in Sweden

Published 2019-10-16 13:27:29 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Sweden

STOCKHOLM – The coded radio signal, which was intercepted by a Swedish submarine and triggered a mega-operation to search for Russian submarine, was emitted by a weather buoy. Svenska Dagbladet journalists found that in October 2014 in the southern Stockholm archipelago, the signal, which Swedes believed was issued by an invading Russian submarine, was issued by a failed weather buoy. During the mega operation, media outlets suggested the possibility of it being a Russian mini-submarine. The Russian Ministry of Defense emphasized that small or ultra-small submarines could not be in Swedish waters simply because they were no longer part of… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, Sweden


Chinese strategic potential: Beijing prepares for nuclear war?

Published 2019-10-16 12:22:42 by Paul Antonopoulos in China, Eurasia, Headline-News

BEIJING – 55 years ago, on October 16, 1964, China tested its first atomic bomb. Today Beijing has 290 nuclear warheads at its disposal, making it the third largest arsenal in the world after Russia and the US. According to Andrei Kots, Soviet experts helped the Chinese develop their nuclear weapons. Triad of Arms From 1950 to 1960, China was visited by about 10,000 USSR nuclear industry workers. However, relations between the two countries worsened in subsequent years and the Soviet Union reduced its aid program. Even so, China quickly made the atomic bomb on its own. A year after… Continue ->

Tags: China, Nuclear, Nuke


The Art of the Flank: India and Other Asian Nations Join the Polar Silk Road

Published 2019-10-16 08:21:44 by Matthew Ehret in Anglo-5, China, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Nato, Philippines, Russia, United-Kingdom, United-States

The best partnerships occur when all participants have special talents to bring to the relationship which makes a whole more powerful than the sum of its parts. This is the beauty of the multipolar alliance formed by Vladimir Putin, Xi Jinping and a growing array of Asian, African and South American statesmen in recent years. When it became evident that the regime change wars that grew out of 9/11 were not merely driven by oil profits- but were rather designed to prevent the possible formation of an alliance of Eurasian nations, a counter-offensive was adopted by those targeted Eurasian powers… Continue ->

Tags: BRI, Modi, NATO, New Silk Road, Polar Silk Road, World War


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