The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-11-20

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 13, articles about Bolivia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Anglo-5, United-States, Venezuela, Defense, Eu, Eurasia, Finance, France-Eurasia, Nato, Politics, Russia, Israel, Mena, Iraq, United-Kingdom, Syria, Turkey, Color-Revolution, Iran, Science, Isis, Conspiracy-Theories, Ukraine.

Tags in this brief: Bolivia, Morales, US, Venezuela, Analysis, Eu, EU Army, Flores, France, Macron, NATO, Trump, USA, Russia, Israel, Iraq, UK, Cryptocurrency, Economy, Syria, Turkey, War, Color Revolution, Iran, University Of Sheffield, US Imperialism, Digenova, FOX News, George Soros, Open Society, Ukraine.

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Morales: Mesa, Camacho and Áñez fear that I will return to pacify Bolivia

Published 2019-11-20 17:30:25 by Paul Antonopoulos in Bolivia, Headline-News, Latin-America

Former Bolivian President Evo Morales, through Twitter, said Monday that organizers of the “coup d’état” are trying to blame him for something they are responsible for: the 24 deaths in the protests in Bolivia. In the tweet, Morales mentioned the names of Carlos Mesa, former Bolivian president Luis Fernando Camacho, a Bolivian politician who was one of the main drivers of the protests, and Jeanine Áñez, a senator who declared herself interim president of Bolivia. Carlos de Mesa, cómplice del golpe junto a Camacho, intenta culparnos por las 24 muertes causadas por su "presidenta" autonombrada en 5 días. Fue él… Continue ->

Tags: Bolivia, Morales


US sanctions freeze billions of dollars in Venezuelan assets, says Venezuelan minister

Published 2019-11-20 16:30:16 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Latin-America, United-States, Venezuela

CARACAS – Venezuela has lost access to its billion-dollar US assets in energy and tourism companies, according to Sputnik Félix Plasencia, Maduro’s foreign minister. Since the beginning of the year, the United States has increased its political and economic pressure against Venezuela. Amid this context, assets of Venezuelan companies were frozen in the US. “Billions of dollars [our] people have been affected by the unilateral coercive measures taken by the US government, violating international law and trying to enforce unilateral decisions in a free and sovereign country,” Commerce Minister Felix Plasencia said. According to the Venezuelan authority, the asset freeze,… Continue ->

Tags: US, Venezuela


The End of NATO? Macron Laments ‘Brain Death’ and Pushes for a European Military

Published 2019-11-20 16:28:38 by Joaquin Flores in Anglo-5, Defense, Eu, Eurasia, Finance, France-Eurasia, Headline-News, Nato, Politics, United-States

With less than a month until the next big NATO meeting, scheduled for the first week of December, France’s Macron has jumped into public relations mode to prepare the public for some big changes on the horizon. Indeed, Macron’s major interview with the Economist on November 7th on the question of the US’s alleged wavering commitment to NATO is a stunning sign of the times. Europe wants its own Army Cutting through a lot of intentionally confusing messaging, is that France and Germany are just fine with any end to NATO because it helps justify the coming European Army – one that they… Continue ->

Tags: Analysis, Eu, EU Army, Flores, France, Macron, NATO, Trump, USA


Powerful and overwhelming: How do Russia’s simplest and most lethal weapons work?

Published 2019-11-20 15:30:56 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW – On November 19 in Russia is commemorated the Day of the Missile and Artillery Troops – the main instrument of the Russian Army, capable of breaking the enemy defense paving the way for infantry. Mortars are light weapons designed to fire at protected targets. Typically, this type of artillery, instead of kickback devices and chassis, has a baseplate through which the kickback pulse is transmitted to the ground. Prototypes of future mortars were adopted in the Russian Army in the late 19th century. Small artillery Mortars proved their worth in trench warfare during World War I. The curved… Continue ->

Tags: Russia


10 years in 7 days: Bolivia reverses Morales policies quickly under Jeanine Áñez

Published 2019-11-20 14:30:25 by Paul Antonopoulos in Bolivia, Headline-News, Latin-America

LA PAZ – The self-proclaimed president of Bolivia, Jeanine Áñez, has completed seven days in office. The interim government, which claims to have the sole purpose of calling for new elections, has already modified domestic legislation and foreign policy in the Andean country. The de facto government that took power in Bolivia following the fall of Evo Morales on November 10, in only seven days and adopted measures that substantially modify the character of the policies of the Bolivian state. Carte blanche for military and police While the international community called for moderation and an end to repression of protesters,… Continue ->

Tags: Bolivia


U.S. Continues to Draw Lines in Eastern Mediterranean

Published 2019-11-20 13:30:21 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Israel, Mena, Russia, United-States

From November 3 to November 14, Israeli, U.S., German, Italian and Greek war jets participated in the “Blue Flag 2019” military exercises out of the Ovda Air Base in Israel’s Negev Desert. The timing of these exercises corresponds with Turkey and a whole host of other countries conducting their own naval exercises in the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas. Lines are certainly being drawn in the Eastern Mediterranean between pro-U.S. forces and states seeking their own sovereignty away from U.S. hegemony, especially Turkey. Greece proves to be a curious country at the moment, since one of its warships participated in the… Continue ->

Tags: Israel, Russia, US


UK government accused of covering up war crimes in Iraq

Published 2019-11-20 12:30:03 by Guest Author in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Iraq, Mena, United-Kingdom

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The UK is very keen at reminding certain countries – Syria, Russia, China – of their human rights abuses and yet, when it comes to looking closer to home, this current government quite frankly prefers not to, and in some cases deliberately try to obfuscate the truth. Leaked documents have revealed that not only was the UK army involved in war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan in the 2000s, but Conservative ministers succeeded in covering it up. Military detectives unveiled alleged ‘daily’ abuse dating back as far as 2003 by the Black Watch regiment in Basra as well as more… Continue ->

Tags: Iraq, UK


STUDY: Environmental Cost of Cryptocurrency Mines

Published 2019-11-20 12:00:39 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Finance, Headline-News, United-States

Albuquerque, New Mexico – Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Monero – the names of digital-based cryptocurrencies are being heard more and more frequently. But despite having no physical representation, could these new methods of exchange actually be negatively impacting our planet? It’s a question being asked by researchers at The University of New Mexico, who are investigating the environmental impacts of mining cryptocurrencies. “What is most striking about this research is that it shows that the health and environmental costs of cryptocurrency mining are substantial; larger perhaps than most people realized,” said Benjamin Jones, UNM Researcher and asst. professor of economics…. Continue ->

Tags: Cryptocurrency, Economy


Moscow, Ankara Agree on Turkish Forces’ Withdrawal from Tal Tamr in Syria

Published 2019-11-20 11:00:34 by Drago Bosnic in Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Syria, Turkey

DAMASCUS – The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) confirmed that Turkey and Syria have agreed on the withdrawal of Turkish forces from Tal Tamr in Hasaka and the international M4 road. An SDF commander, who called for anonymity, told the Arabic-language al-Watan newspaper that the agreement took the initiative from Washington on regions where the Syrian army is deployed. Based on the agreement, all sides should leave Tal Tamr in a way that the Turkish army and affiliated militants will leave the region towards Ras al-Ein and the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) will be stationed near the village of al-Soudeh… Continue ->

Tags: Syria, Turkey, War


Washington’s Fingerprints All Over Iranian Protests

Published 2019-11-20 10:00:38 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Color-Revolution, Headline-News, Iran, Mena, Politics, United-States

TEHRAN/WASHINGTON, D.C. – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has once again made remarks in support of riots in Iran, interfering in the country’s domestic affairs in support of, not people’s right of protest, but riots by saboteurs. Turning a blind eye to the escalating radical violent crimes in a number of cities that seriously trample the rule of law, Pompeo retweeted on Saturday a previous message sent to the Iranian people in July 2018, reminding them, “The United States is with you”. Pompeo had sent a message last year saying, “The United States hears you. The United States supports… Continue ->

Tags: Color Revolution, Iran, USA


STUDY: Key to Photosynthesis Unlocked

Published 2019-11-20 09:00:53 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Finance, Headline-News, Science, United-Kingdom

Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England – Scientists have solved the structure of one of the key components of photosynthesis, a discovery that could lead to photosynthesis being ‘redesigned’ to achieve higher yields and meet urgent food security needs. The study, led by the University of Sheffield and published on November 18 in the journal Nature, reveals the structure of cytochrome b6f – the protein complex that significantly influences plant growth via photosynthesis. Photosynthesis is the foundation of life on Earth providing the food, oxygen and energy that sustains the biosphere and human civilization. Using a high-resolution structural model, the team found… Continue ->

Tags: University Of Sheffield


Syria in Last 48 Hours: Security Forces Clash with ISIS Terrorists in Hama, US Sends Troops to Qamishli

Published 2019-11-20 08:00:28 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Isis, Mena, Politics, Syria, United-States

DAMASCUS – Syrian security forces clashed with the ISIS terrorists in the eastern parts of Hama province, killing and wounding several militants. “The ISIS terrorists attacked the Syrian security forces who were patrolling near the village of al-Ayour in Hama province and clashes erupted between them,” the Arabic-language website of Russian Sputnik news agency quoted local sources as saying on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Syrian army continued its military advances in other parts of Syria over past 24 hours. Tens of terrorists were killed and dozens more were injured during the Syrian army’s operations in provinces across Syria. Hama The Arabic-language… Continue ->

Tags: Syria, US Imperialism, War


DiGenova Calls Out Soros’ hegemonic Control Over State Department

Published 2019-11-20 00:23:08 by Matthew Ehret in Anglo-5, Conspiracy-Theories, Headline-News, Ukraine, United-States

The Open Society and Anti-Defamation League have gone ballistic last week demanding for the unprecedented eternal banning of Joe DiGenova from Fox News… or else. DiGenova (former Federal Attorney for the District of Columbia) committed a grievous crime indeed, calling out the unspeakable “philanthropist” George Soros on Fox News’ Lou Dobbs Show on Nov. 14 as a force controlling a major portion of the American State Department and FBI. To be specific, DiGenova stated: “no doubt that George Soros controls a very large part of the career foreign service of the United States State Department. He also controls the activities… Continue ->

Tags: Digenova, FOX News, George Soros, Open Society, Ukraine


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