Trump denies crude slur against migrant countries

Trump denies crude slur against migrant countries

US President Donald Trump has denied using crude words attributed to him about Haiti, El Salvador and African countries. Reports that he had called them “shithole countries” in an Oval Office meeting generated a backlash worldwide. One UN official called the remarks racist and said they opened “the door to humanity’s worst side”. But Mr […]

Rage Against the Machine

Rage Against the Machine

When Todd Gitlin went to Chicago at the end of August 1968 to join the protests outside the Democratic National Convention, he told friends he was going “with the instinct of the moth for the flame.” Political activism was nothing new for Gitlin, a 1959 graduate of the Bronx High School of Science who had […]

Pakistan reacts after US suspends military aid, says fight against terrorism will suffer

Pakistan reacts after US suspends military aid, says fight against terrorism will suffer

Islamabad: Expressing its unhappiness over Donald Trump administration’s decision to freezing most security aid and the delivery of military equipment for failing to rein in terror groups, Pakistan on Friday said “arbitrary deadlines and unilateral pronouncements” are “counterproductive” in addressing common threats. Pakistan Foreign Office said, “We are engaged with the US Administration on the […]

“This Is Not A Symbolic Action” — Indigenous Protesters Occupy Oil Platforms in Radicalized Fight Against Pollution in the Amazon

“This Is Not A Symbolic Action” — Indigenous Protesters Occupy Oil Platforms in Radicalized Fight Against Pollution in the Amazon

The skiffs arrived a few hours after sundown on September 18, a dark and moonless night in the Peruvian Amazon. They landed at several points along the broad Corrientes River, which flows south over the country’s densely forested border with Ecuador. Hundreds of indigenous Achuar men, women, and children, many carrying ceremonial spears, organized into […]

Jerusalem: Turkey warns Trump against crossing 'red line'

Jerusalem: Turkey warns Trump against crossing 'red line'

Turkey’s president has warned it could sever ties with Israel if the US recognises Jerusalem as its capital. Recep Tayyip Erdogan said such a move would cross a “red line” for Muslims. A growing number of countries have urged Donald Trump not to make his anticipated announcement. Reports say the president will dramatically shift the […]

Iraq Defeated ISIS, but the Battle Against Extremism Rages On

Iraq Defeated ISIS, but the Battle Against Extremism Rages On

Battling ISIS The military campaign against the Islamic State is almost over. But now, locals and politicians alike say, the Iraqi government must work to ensure they cannot return to recruit more followers. by Mustafa Habib Let’s block ads! (Why?) MintPress News fmsmnewsFMSMNews.com is a news aggregator and opinions blog. We aim to showcase news […]

Israel, Saudi Arabia, and the US Plot War Against Iran and Hezbollah.

Israel, Saudi Arabia, and the US Plot War Against Iran and Hezbollah.

Having failed to unseat Bashar al-Assad in Syria, the United States has switched its focus to Hezbollah in Lebanon. In an act of blatant hypocrisy, the US House has passed “Sanctioning Hezbollah’s Illicit use of Civilians as Defenseless Shields Act,” a bill that sanctions Hezbollah for alleged war crimes while ignoring its own checkered past […]

Trian’s Peltz wins proxy fight against P&G, gets board seat

Trian’s Peltz wins proxy fight against P&G, gets board seat

(Reuters) – Activist hedge fund Trian’s Nelson Peltz has won a proxy fight with Procter & Gamble Co and has been appointed to the company’s board. File photo: Nelson Peltz speak at the WSJD Live conference in Laguna Beach, California October 25, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake Peltz won by 43,000 votes in a recount, a source […]