The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-10-20

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 7, articles about Anglo-5, Crime, Headline-News, Isis, Mena, Nato, Syria, United-States, Finance, Eurasia, Russia, Turkey, Science, Defense.

Tags in this brief: ISIS, Syria, Terrorism, USA, War, Boeing 737 MAX, Economy, Admiral Nakhimov, Navy, Russia, Turkey, YPG, Gold, Oil, Asteroid, Earth, Space, Military.

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MAJOR: US Moving ISIS Terrorists out of Syria’s Hasaka in Heavy Heliborne Operation

Published 2019-10-20 23:56:38 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Crime, Headline-News, Isis, Mena, Nato, Syria, United-States

Hasaka, Syria – The US helicopters have been sighted in heavy operation in Syria’s northern province of Hasaka since Sunday morning as eyewitness accounts said the choppers are taking large groups of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS, also known as ISIL or Daesh) Takfiri terrorists away. Citing local sources and witness accounts, official news agency SANA reported that American forces transported 230 foreign ISIS terrorists that had been captured in al-Malikiya to al-Shadadi in Hasaka’s southern countryside. The news outlet added that a US military helicopter also transported 5 ISIS inmates from al-Adnaniya village to Iraq, as,… Continue ->

Tags: ISIS, Syria, Terrorism, USA, War


MAJOR: Boeing Pilot Warned About 737 Max Issues Before Deadly Crashes

Published 2019-10-20 23:16:00 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Finance, Headline-News, United-States

Chicago, Illinois, U.S. – Messages from 2016 reportedly showed that a Boeing pilot working on the 737 Max warned that the new automated system was making the plane hard to control during flight simulations. Reuters reported that the company turned over messages from two employees that suggest the airplane-maker may have misled federal authorities about the safety system. “It’s running rampant in the sim,” a pilot wrote in a message to a colleague, referencing the simulator, according to The New York Times. The pilot added that while he wasn’t great at flying, the system was “egregious”. Boeing 737 Max planes had crashed twice in five… Continue ->

Tags: Boeing 737 MAX, Economy, USA


‘Russia’s most powerful ship’: Admiral Nakhimov is ‘potent threat’

Published 2019-10-20 22:45:53 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW – Cruiser Admiral Nakhimov is undergoing a profound renewal of his firepower and is rated “the most powerful ship in Russia” by the American magazine Military Watch. The vessel belongs to the class of Soviet cruisers Kirov. Developed in the 1980s, the Admiral Nakhimov is one of four built specimens of this class. Powered by nuclear power, the Admiral Nakhimov was already surprising at its armament and capabilities before renovation work began. In order to bring the vessel into the 21st century war scenario, the Russian Navy decided to change both Admiral Nakhimov’s defensive and attacking equipment, as reviewed… Continue ->

Tags: Admiral Nakhimov, Navy, Russia


Turkey will consider Syrian protection of Kurds as ‘declaration of war’

Published 2019-10-20 22:16:08 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Syria, Turkey

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ANKARA – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s adviser Yasin Aktay said that the possible protection of the Kurdish units operating in northern Syria by Damascus will be regarded by Ankara as a declaration of war against Turkey. “If the Syrian regime [government troops] wants to enter Manbij, Kobane and Qamishli to provide protection to the Kurdish People’s Protection Units [YPG], this will be seen by Turkey as the declaration of war and [Damascus] will face a relevant response,” said Aktay. However, according to him, if the Syrian government provides Turkey with assurances that Kurdish units will not operate in the… Continue ->

Tags: Syria, Turkey, YPG


The golden secret of Russia: how would the country endure a sharp drop in oil prices?

Published 2019-10-20 21:15:13 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW – Russia is able to withstand a sharp drop in oil prices with the help of the country’s gold reserve, said Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov. The Russian economy is largely related to the extraction and processing of oil. Of course, low oil prices would affect the economic development of the country. That is why Russia intends to reduce the dependence of world prices on energy resources. He explained in an interview with US channel CNBC that regardless of what happens with prices, Russia will have the funds to meet their obligations since they have accumulated large gold reserves,… Continue ->

Tags: Gold, Oil, Russia


Five days until the end? Potentially dangerous asteroid will approach Earth soon

Published 2019-10-20 20:52:00 by Paul Antonopoulos in Headline-News, Science

According to NASA’s Near Earth Object Study Center, the 700-meter diameter 162082 (1998 HL1) object will approach Earth at a minimum distance on October 25. Space rock is classified as a Potentially Dangerous Asteroid (PHA). It was first discovered by astronomers on a project in New Mexico in 1998 and has since been seen 408 times, writes the British tabloid Express. According to the US center, which is dedicated to monitoring all space rocks approaching Earth, the 1998 HL1 will pass close to our planet next Friday (25) at 2:21 pm GMT. The HL1 belongs to the Apollo asteroid group… Continue ->

Tags: Asteroid, Earth, Space


Ballistic Missile Exercise GROM-2019 Highlights (VIDEO)

Published 2019-10-20 00:00:21 by Drago Bosnic in Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW – Ballistic missile exercise GROM-2019 was conducted all ove the Russian Federation. There were 213 launchers of the Strategic Missile Forces, more than 100 aircraft, 15 ships, and 5 submarines. Today the Russian nuclear triad conducted large-scale exercises under the leadership of Vladimir Putin. Cruise and ballistic missiles launched from the Baltic to Kamchatka, from the Barents Sea to the Caspian, hitting targets at ranges of over thousands of kilometers. Russia’s most powerful weapons were used during the exercise and in doing so, Russia once again showed why it is a true military superpower. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDpYAdsDOCg

Tags: Military, Russia


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