Category Archives: International News

Zimbabwe’s Military Seizes Power, Holds President Mugabe

Zimbabwe military commander, General Constantino Chiwenga, said on state television that he was not launching a military coup, while Mugabe and his family were safe, they were targeting criminals around the Mugabe family and the situation will return to normal soon. But, that changed fast with the latest from Zimbabwe is that the army is in control of the country, and holding president Mugabe “for his own safety”, while it was removing “criminals” around him such as the country’s finance minster.

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Beijing Orders All North Korean Businesses To Close

In the latest sign that China is moving to dramatically limit its exposure to its restive neighbor and long-time economic dependent, Chinese authorities on Thursday ordered all North Korean firms to stop doing business in the world’s second-largest economy, fulfilling Beijing’s obligations according to the latest round of UN Security Council sanctions, which were passed two weeks ago.

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North Korea Responds To Trump Threat, Says It Is “Seriously Considering” Pre-Emptive Nuclear Strike On Guam

North Korea’s state-run KCNA news agency reported moments ago that not only did N.Korea escalate the tensions up another notch, but explicitly warned that it could carry out a “pre-emptive operation once the US shows signs of provocation”, and that it is “seriously considering a strategy to strike Guam with mid-to-long range missiles.”

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Venezuela Currency Continues to Disintegrate; Takes Over 20,000 Bolivars To Equal $1

According to the International Monetary Fund, inflation in Venezuela is expected to soar above 700 percent this year. Venezuelans who are able to are hoarding dollars and other currency alternatives. “Every time the black dollar (the black market dollar) goes up, you’re poorer,” resignedly said Juan Zabala, an executive in a reinsurance business in Caracas. His salary is 800,000 bolivars per month. On Thursday, that was worth $47 at the parallel rate. A year ago, it was $200.

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“Hamburg Is A Warzone” – Militant G-20 Anarchists Riot, Clash With Police, Burn Cars, Smash Stores [VIDEO]

Violent protests continued in Hamburg for the second day as the G20 summit kicked off in the city. According to local press, at least 159 police officers have been wounded in clashes. For the second day, police had to resort to water cannon to disperse protesters while dozens of were set on fire in the suburb of Altona, where stores were vandalized and banks were burned.

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