Iran president seeks wartime executive powers

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Tue, 21 May 2019 07:55:50 +0000

Iran president seeks wartime executive powers

Iran’s president has told a group of clerics that he is seeking expanded, wartime executive powers to better deal with an “economic war” triggered by the Trump administration’s pullout from the nuclear deal and escalating U.S. sanctions.

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Iraqi Shiite figures warn US-Iran war could ‘burn’ Iraq

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 20 May 2019 12:02:04 +0000

Iraqi Shiite figures warn US-Iran war could 'burn' Iraq

Leading Iraqi Shiite figures warned Monday against attempts to pull their country into a war between the United States and Iran.

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One by one, D-Day memories fade as war’s witnesses die

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Fri, 10 May 2019 00:04:33 +0000

One by one, D-Day memories fade as war's witnesses die

An ever-smaller number of veterans will stand on Normandy’s shores on June 6 for D-Day’s 75th anniversary. Many will salute fallen comrades from their wheelchairs. As each year passes, more firsthand history is lost.

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More groups want Canada to take back waste from Philippines

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 21:12:56 +0000

More groups want Canada to take back waste from Philippines

Five groups have joined the clamor for Canada to take back heaps of trash misdeclared as plastic scraps

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Julian Assange: Transparency icon or enemy of the state?

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 12:57:03 +0000

Julian Assange: Transparency icon or enemy of the state?

After a decade in the limelight, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange remains an evasive and polarizing figure.

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Syria death toll tops 370,000 in 8 years of war — monitor

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 10:26:14 +0000

Syria death toll tops 370,000 in 8 years of war — monitor

Eight years of war in Syria have left more than 370,000 people dead including 112,000 civilians, a monitor said Friday.

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