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Priti Patel could ban online anonymity to stop ‘relentless’ abuse of MPs

‘We can’t carry on like this’: Home secretary speaks out on ‘cruel’ comments directed at elected representatives

CNN goes first two weeks of October without any program reaching 1 million viewers

The network once known as the “most trusted name in news” started to lose public trust after its massive fake news about Iraq's alleged nuclear weapons, that actually never existed. This fake news cost the lives of thousands American soldiers (and countless Iraqis) and billions of dollars lost on a fake war against nothing. CNN continues to lose trust for its biased news against whoever did not vote for Biden, and its promotion of an extremist hate-culture against "the other" 84 million American voters. The result of dividing USA is that the fanatical network has gone 21 days without averaging a 7-digit viewership.

Assange supporters rally in London, as US prepares new extradition attempt

Supporters of Julian Assange have gathered in London to demand freedom for the jailed WikiLeaks founder. Meanwhile, the US is preparing a fresh legal fight to extradite Assange and try him for espionage.

Hungary's loyalties lie with U.S. and NATO, not China and Russia, Viktor Orban challenger says

Peter Marki-Zay, who is leading the anti-Orban alliance, told Newsweek the next election in Hungary "is really a matter of life or death."

Scotland reach T20 World Cup Super 12s

Scotland qualify for the Super 12s as Group B winners with an eight-wicket thrashing of Oman, their third victory in three games.

Army commander: Ader green-lights army development plans

President Janos Ader has given the green light to the development plan for the Hungarian Armed Forces, army commander Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi said on Wednesday.

NYT claim: “China’s Bullying Is Becoming a Danger to the World and Itself”

Thomas Friedman claims in the New York Times that China is becoming dangerous, because it’s controlling more and more critical elements that until now were controlled by only the USA .

He sees the Chinese regime as “brutal” because the communist party is controlling China in the same way as Big Tech and Wall Street are controlling the USA.

He believes that China does not have the right to take back control of its offshore Taiwanese province, but seems to have no problem that the USA controlled Afghanistan, Iraq and Yemen, plus Panama and Puerto Rico; that the UK controls Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Caribbean islands; that Spain controls Catalonia; and that Germany controls Bavaria.

Thomas Friedman is a very talented writer. His world is a flat, one-dimensional world indeed, but he is very talented writer. A writer with a lot of blood from the Iraq war on his hands, but still a very talented writer.

Here is his column, for your judgement.


State of Terror by Hillary Clinton and Louise Penny review

The verdict on Hillary Clinton’s foray into the world of writing political thrillers

Analysis: In an age of self-interest, Boris Johnson's secret COP26 weapon may have to be shame

It's now less than two weeks until Boris Johnson welcomes the world to Glasgow, Scotland, where he will host the COP26 international climate talks at a crucial moment in our planet's history.

Desperate Afghan parents are selling their kids to pay off debt as poverty levels deepen following Taliban takeover: report

Some desperate Afghan parents are forced to sell their children to deal with poverty, the Wall Street Journal reported.

What California’s Recall Election Says About America

Gavin Newsom’s struggles could spell trouble for Democrats everywhere.

UK faces terrorist attacks by ‘bedroom radicals’ drawn to extremist online content during Covid lockdowns, security experts warn

After the knife killing of MP David Amess, British security experts have warned that the UK could be hit by a deadly wave of lone-wolf terrorist attacks by “bedroom radicals” as a result of “isolation” during Covid-19 lockdowns.

America’s supply-chain crisis will drag into 2022, Pete Buttigieg tells CNN… taking brief break from his paternity leave

US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg has acknowledged that the national supply-chain breakdown, which intensified during his unannounced two-month paternity leave, will continue to keep store shelves empty next year.

Regime-change hawk John Bolton says Russia is making ‘BIG MISTAKE’ by getting closer with China rather than Western powers

Former US National Security Advisor John Bolton told RT’s Going Underground that Moscow has chosen the wrong strategic path by building stronger ties with Beijing instead of mending relations with the US and Western Europe.

US Says Won't Join Afghanistan Talks Announced By Russia

Afghanistan: "We're not in a position to take part this week," State Department spokesman Ned Price said.

Pentagon offers unspecified ‘condolence payments’ for 7 Afghan children & aid worker murdered in botched drone strike

The US military is offering “condolence payments” to a family in Afghanistan after a badly planned drone strike killed 10 civilians, including seven children, in the country’s capital in August, though did not provide any numbers.

Colin Powell, military leader and first Black US secretary of state, dies after complications from Covid-19

Colin Powell, the first Black US secretary of state whose leadership in several Republican administrations helped shape American foreign policy in the last years of the 20th century and the early years of the 21st, has died from complications from Covid-19, his family said on Facebook. He was 84.

US Offers To Pay Family Of 10 Killed By "Mistake" In Afghan Drone Strike

In a statement the Pentagon also said it was working with the State Department to relocate to the United States any of those relatives who wish to leave Taliban-ruled Afghanistan.

Poland passes legislation allowing migrant pushbacks at border

Poland's parliament passed legislation on Thursday that human rights advocates say aims to legalize pushbacks of migrants across its borders in breach of the country's commitments under international law.

Afghanistan women's junior football team granted UK visas

Afghanistan's women's junior football team and their immediate families will be relocated to Britain from Pakistan "shortly" after being granted visas by the UK government.

Revealed: Facebook’s Secret Blacklist of “Dangerous Individuals and Organizations”

Experts say the public deserves to see the list, a clear embodiment of U.S. foreign policy priorities that could disproportionately censor marginalized groups.

Iraq, Syria Terrorists "Actively" Entering Afghanistan: Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin has repeatedly warned about members of extremist groups exploiting political turmoil in Afghanistan to cross into neighbouring ex-Soviet countries as refugees.

Poland plans to spend over $400 million on wall on Belarus border

Poland plans to spend over 1.6 billion zlotys ($404 million) on building a wall on its border with Belarus, according to a draft bill lawmakers are due to discuss on Wednesday, in a bid to stem the flow of migrants trying to cross.

No 10 defends Boris Johnson’s holiday in Spain amid energy crisis

Spokesperson says it is right for PM to take a break but refuses to confirm how holiday is being funded