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Kim Jong Un Pledges Build Up Of Armed Forces While Population Starves

By Douglas F. Roberts, The Chicago Times March 27, 2022 PYONGYANG – Communist North Korea’s dictator Kim Jong Un announced his intention to develop his offensive military capabilities even if it meant prolonging the starvation of the North Korean population outside of Pyongyang.  The announcement came days after the DPRKContinue reading “Kim Jong Un Pledges Build Up Of Armed Forces While Population Starves”

Biden Rejects Poland’s MiG-29 Fighter Jet Transfer To Ukraine Air Force

By Harold W. Reid, The Chicago Times March 8, 2022 WASHINGTON – The Biden administration rejected a Polish offer to transfer MiG-29 fighter jets to the depleted Ukrainian air force. According to the Pentagon, the Polish offer involved the transfer of Russian made MiG-29 aircraft to Ramstein Air Base inContinue reading “Biden Rejects Poland’s MiG-29 Fighter Jet Transfer To Ukraine Air Force”

RUSSIA BRINGS WAR TO EUROPE AS INVASION OF UKRAINE UNFOLDS

By H. Haverstock, The Chicago Times February 24, 2022 KIEV – Russian military forces brutally invaded Ukraine on Thursday, starting with a volley of deadly airstrikes on military bases and cities.  Russia has strategically invaded on three fronts hoping to swallow Ukraine whole or force a surrender. Russian President VladimirContinue reading “RUSSIA BRINGS WAR TO EUROPE AS INVASION OF UKRAINE UNFOLDS”

NATO: RUSSIA PLANNING FULL SCALE ATTACK ON UKRAINE

By H. Haverstock, The Chicago Times February 22, 2022 BRUSSELS — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg believes there is strong evidence that Russian forces are planning a full-scale attack on Ukraine. Stoltenberg said in a statement “Every indication is that Russia is still planning a full-scale attack on Ukraine.” Stoltenberg’s remarksContinue reading “NATO: RUSSIA PLANNING FULL SCALE ATTACK ON UKRAINE”

European Union Responds To Red China Over Lithuanian Dispute

By H. Haverstock, The Chicago Times January 27, 2022 BRUSSELS – On Thursday, the European Union, took further action in its dispute with communist China’s economic bullying of member state Lithuania to the World Trade Organization.  The EU accuses Beijing of undermining the 27-nation bloc’s single market. Valdis Dombrovskis, EUContinue reading “European Union Responds To Red China Over Lithuanian Dispute”

Hong Kong: Government Orders 2,000 Animals Slaughtered After Hamster Tests Positive For COVID-19

By Douglas F. Roberts, The Chicago Times January 18, 2022 HONG KONG – Authorities in Hong Kong announced Tuesday that 2,000 small animals will be slaughtered after several tested positive for the COVID-19 at a pet store. Authorities also banned the sale of hamsters and the import of small mammals. Continue reading “Hong Kong: Government Orders 2,000 Animals Slaughtered After Hamster Tests Positive For COVID-19”

Ceasefire Agreement Reached In Eastern Ukraine

By H. Haverstock, The Chicago Times December 23, 2021 Kiev — Negotiators from Ukraine, Russia, and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe reached an agreement on Wednesday to restore a full ceasefire between Ukrainian government forces and Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine. “I was delighted that participants expressedContinue reading “Ceasefire Agreement Reached In Eastern Ukraine”

Ethiopia: Tigray Forces Withdraw From Northern Regions

By W. Spencer, The Chicago Times December 21, 2021 Addis Ababa – There were reports on Monday that Tigrayan forces battling the federal Ethiopian government have withdrawn from regions in Ethiopia’s north after territorial gains by the Ethiopian military. According to Getachew Reda, a spokesman for the Tigray People’s LiberationContinue reading “Ethiopia: Tigray Forces Withdraw From Northern Regions”

Communist China Pressures Germany’s Continental To Boycott Lithuania

by H. Haverstock and Douglas F. Roberts December 17, 2021 BERLIN – According to unnamed Continental executives, communist China is urging German automaker Continental to cease using components manufactured in Lithuania over a diplomatic spat concerning Taiwan. Communist China considers self-ruled democratic Taiwan to be its territory and severed diplomaticContinue reading “Communist China Pressures Germany’s Continental To Boycott Lithuania”

Ethiopia: Tigrayan Forces Reportedly Take Back UN Heritage Site Lalibela

by W. Spencer, The Chicago Times December 13, 2021 ADDIS ABABA – According to battlefield reports, Tigrayan troops have recovered the Ethiopian town of Lalibela on Sunday. Lalibela is a town in the Amhara region of Ethiopia, bordering the northern district of Tigray, known for its single-stone churches that haveContinue reading “Ethiopia: Tigrayan Forces Reportedly Take Back UN Heritage Site Lalibela”