Many Syrians will be celebrating what is such a strategic and symbolic victory in the quest to reclaim their country; even if much of Western media is treating Old Aleppo's liberation as a tragedy.While the entirety of rebel-held territory isn’t yet completely regained in Eastern Aleppo, it seems likely to be a matter of time. And the . . .
This has got to be one of the odder stories about at the moment. The US State Department reports that a 'fake US embassy' was detected and shut down in Ghana. It is claimed this scam was being run by Turkish/Ghanaian mafia ring and had been going for about a decade, was dealing in counterfeit visas and ID documents and was mostly . . .
RT: World chess champion Magnus Carlsen narrowly retained his title against Russian challenger Sergey Karjakin after the match went to rapid playoffs in New York. Carlsen played a brilliant queen sacrifice to force a checkmate with seconds on the clock.
Carlsen, who was celebrating his 26th birthday Wednesday during the vital rapidplay . . .
Whatever you think of David Icke - love him or hate him - there's no denying that he's been around, doing this stuff, for longer than any of us. And he has been among those who haven't fallen for the Donald Trump 'anti establishment' movement business. Icke has been saying all year that Trump is simply another insider . . .
A normality, media soaked and canned applause. No contrasts; no fun-fun-fun – and some sober appraisal but extreme denial, a conspiracy of silence. Then comes Greg . . .
We sometimes have to remind ourselves to take a break from doom and gloom and to seek out the optimists and the positive solutions. Someone who fits that criteria most of the time is blogger, activist and all-round Good Egg, Katie Griggs: and she has compiled ten simple ways that we can better protect the environment and possibly save the . . .
In what seems to be rapidly becoming the norm in multiple countries, Myanmar (under the de factor leadership of Nobel Prize winning 'freedom' icon Aung San Suu Kyi), is reported to be using its 'Telecommunications Law' to imprison dissidents, violate human rights and suppress any criticism of the military or government. This . . .