Russian Gunboats Head To The Black Sea To Join Military Buildup Near Ukraine
The deployment is ostensibly part of a larger series of readiness drills, but comes amid a continuing and worrisome Russian military buildup near the country’s borders with Ukraine. The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, or OSCE, has also said there has been a spike in GPS jamming in the region, which has impacted its ability to monitor the situation as part of an existing agreement between Russia and Ukraine. All of this only further fuels concerns that a significant escalation in the conflict between these two countries may be imminent.
Myanmar accelerates toward a civil war of ‘unprecedented scale’
The 26-year-old student has never touched a gun, but she is heading into the jungles to enlist with rebels seeking to overthrow the military junta in a nation tumbling toward civil war. “I want to eliminate the military and its rule,” the slightly built woman said, declining to disclose her name to avoid arrest. “I’m not scared to fight. I’m prepared to die.” And Bamar demonstrators and activists in the largest urban centers are abandoning the idea of peaceful protest in favor of armed resistance.
China In New Threat To Taiwan: “Island’s Military Won’t Stand A Chance”
At the moment China’s PLA military is flexing as both a warning to Taipei and also American naval patrols in the South China Sea, given over past days there’s been repeat air and naval incursions into Taiwan-claimed territory surrounding the island.
White House Eases US Officials’ Ability To Freely Meet With Taiwan Counterparts
On Friday the White House issued a statement on spiraling tensions with China over the Taiwan issue, saying that the US is “not looking for confrontation with China” but that it’s concerned over Beijing’s “potentially destabilizing” actions in the region.
U.S. warships to deploy in Black Sea until May 4
Two U.S. warships will pass through the Turkish Straits to be deployed in the Black Sea until May 4. According to an official, the U.S. Navy regularly sends its fleet to the Black Sea, but the deployment of warships will now be a special signal for Moscow.
Japan Lashes Out At China On Uyghurs, Hong Kong Ahead Of US Visit
Japan’s top diplomat criticized China, calling on the nation to halt its human rights abuses in Xinjiang as well as its crackdown on democracy in Hong Kong in a rare lash-out against its largest trading partner. Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi made the criticism directly to Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi during a Monday phone call, The Wall Street Journal reported.
Egypt sentences top Muslim Brotherhood leader to life in prison
Egypt on Thursday sentenced Mahmud Ezzat, the 76-year-old top leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, to life imprisonment after he was found guilty of “terrorism”, AFP reported, citing the state-run Al-Ahram newspaper. “The Cairo Criminal Court on Thursday sentenced Mahmoud Ezzat, the acting supreme guide of the Muslim Brotherhood designated as a terrorist, to life for murder and terrorism charges,” according to the newspaper.
Azerbaijani official calls to open embassy in Israel
At virtual event marking 29 years to the establishment of Jerusalem-Baku ties, senior Azerbaijani official Farid Shafiyev says, “Historians attack the image of the Israelis and the Azerbaijanis. This is antisemitism and anti-Azerbaijanism. Nevertheless, that is also what unites us.”
A 5th Dimension of Earth’s Core just Discovered: Is it ‘Hell’ as Described by Isaiah?
A new algorithm has allowed scientists to declare that the earth beneath our feet has a fifth layer, coming closer to the order originally described in Jewish mysticism. “The bible does, of course, describe Sheol as the first layer, that is to say, the grave,” Rabbi Greenbaum explained, noting that Sheol is described by Isaiah as literally a deep hole in the earth’s crust.
Sweden cancels Bill Gates funded test to block sun
The Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) announced this week that it has canceled a test flight of the Stratospheric Controlled Perturbation Experiment (SCoPEx) that would release calcium carbonate into the atmosphere with the intention of blocking the rays of the sun to offset “global warming”.
Prince Philip dead at 99
Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and Queen Elizabeth II’s, has died at age 99. The prince had retired from his royal duties in 2017, and had suffered from health problems in recent years. In February, Prince Philip was hospitalized as a “precautionary measure”, before being released last month. The prince is survived by his wife, Queen Elizabeth, and four children – Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew, and Prince Edward – as well as their families.
Iran is testing nuclear-capable missiles, Israeli ambassador reveals
As world powers are stepping up efforts to return to a nuclear deal with Iran, the Islamic Republic is testing nuclear-capable ballistic missiles in violation of the agreement, Israel revealed this week. According to a report by Israel Hayom Friday, Israeli Ambassador to the United States and the United Nations Gilad Erdan has sent a letter to the UN Security Council and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, revealing information about Iran’s illegal missile activities, which violate Resolution 2231 that endorsed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action back in 2015.
UN atomic watchdog reports new Iranian breach of nuclear deal
The UN atomic watchdog on Friday flagged a new breach by Iran of its nuclear deal with major powers on the day those powers met to revive the agreement , a report by the agency seen by Reuters showed, likely raising tensions with Western powers. The International Atomic Energy Agency avoids saying Iran has breached the deal.
How soon before the inevitable Biden-Israel showdown?
US President Joe Biden has been slow to make amends with the Palestinian Authority, with which there have been no high-level talks in the close to three months since he took office. Israel might have anxiously counted down the days, nervous at a crisis with the White House, because it took Biden almost a month to call Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, with whom he has a four-decade friendship.
2 US warships to deploy near Ukraine until May amid Russian military buildup
Two U.S. warships are set to deploy in the Black Sea until May 4th. On Thursday, CNN reported the U.S. Navy was considering sending warships into the Black Sea. Later on Thursday, Turkey’s foreign ministry told Reuters the U.S. had submitted a request to deploy its warships through the Bosporus Strait, which serves as the southern entrance to the Black Sea.
Nikolai Glushkov: Putin critic ‘strangled in London home by third party’
A Russian exile was strangled in his own home by a third party, a coroner has ruled. Businessman Nikolai Glushkov, who was critical of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was found dead in New Malden in south-west London in March 2018. West London Coroner’s Court heard there was evidence to suggest his death was made to look like a suicide and there had been “third-party involvement”.
Biden’s budget meets criticism from right and left on Pentagon spending
U.S. President Joe Biden asked Congress to sharply hike spending on climate change, cancer and underperforming schools, but his first budget wishlist on Friday drew howls of bipartisan concern over military spending. The $1.5 trillion budget, reflecting an 8% increase in base funding from this year, marks a sharp contrast with the goals of Biden’s predecessor, Donald Trump.
Canada To Censor “Hurtful” Comments About Politicians, Implement Internet Kill-Switch
‘Federal internet censors should target hurtful words against politicians, says Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault. The Minister added pending regulations may include an internet kill switch to block websites deemed hurtful, but called it a “nuclear” option.
Powerful explosive eruption at La Soufriere volcano, ash to 12 km (40 000 feet) a.s.l., St. Vincent and the Grenadines
A powerful explosive eruption took place at La Soufriere volcano, St. Vincent and the Grenadines at 12:41 UTC (08:41 LT) on April 9, 2021, producing an ash column that rose up to 12 km (40 000 feet) above sea level. This is a culmination of the seismic activity that began on April 8.
German Chancellor Merkel Demands Putin Pull Back Troops From Flashpoint Border As War Between Russia And Ukraine Seems Imminent
A quick glance at the end time headlines shows us the “big three” of Russian, China and Iran as thick as thieves in skullduggery and prophetic international intrigue on a variety of fronts. Not only are Russia and China taking the lead away from the United States in dealing with Iran and their nuclear ambitions, but Putin has now placed 100,000 Russian troops on the Ukraine border with German leader Angela Merkel now demanding he pull back immediately.
Neuralink Chip Implant Allows Monkey To Play Video Game ‘Pong’ Using Only Its Brain As Elon Musk Prepares To Chip Human Brains Next
Big Tech titan Elon Musk seemingly has the ‘midas touch’ with just about every he puts his hands on succeeds to a very high degree. From launching rockets into space to the self-driving Tesla, Musk is firing on all eight cylinders, pun intended. Not only that, after a jaw-dropping Neuralink test on a monkey named Pager, he is now getting ready to launch human implantable microchips for your brain.
The Not-So-Hidden Agenda Of Biden And The Marxist Democrats To Dismantle The United States Constitution
Breitbart today reports that “The president’s Rose Garden event highlighted the administration’s planned executive actions on gun control. The president also emphasized the dreams of gun control advocates, including a new assault rifle ban and reversing liability protections for gun manufacturers.”The Democrats long-held dream of undoing the Second Amendment, is second only to their long-held dream of undoing the United States Constitution.
Biden Gun Control – Biden wants your guns and that won’t happen
Biden announced several new gun control measures after two mass shootings last month, claiming that shootings are a “public health crisis.”
Report: Brits At Pubs Will Have To Register On Government Tracking App, Hand Over Phones
According to a report in the London Telegraph, anyone wishing to drink in a pub garden in Britain from Monday (only the outside areas will open) will be forced to hand over their phone to venue staff who must check the individual is registered on the government’s tracking app.
Pope Francis calls for ‘global governance’ and ‘universal vaccines’ in letter to globalist financial summit
Pope Francis has addressed the World Bank and International Monetary Fund at their spring meeting, calling for “global governance” in light of COVID-19, strongly advocating for universal vaccines, and bemoaning the “ecological debt” which is owed to “nature itself.”
Boston hospital set to offer ‘preferential care based on race’
A Boston hospital says it will offer “preferential care based on race” and “race-explicit interventions” in an attempt to engage in an “antiracist agenda for medicine” based on critical race theory.
Japan Comes Clean, Admits Dumping Fukushima Radioactive Water In Pacific Ocean Is Now “Unavoidable”
“What to do with the [treated] water is a task that the government can no longer put off without setting a policy,”