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Pentagon seeks to build global ‘consensus’ on Iran. Is it time to worry?

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The Trump administration is looking to “build international consensus” against Iran following attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. But what does that actually mean? And to what end is it used? “The focus for myself and Ambassador Bolton and Secretary Pompeo is to build international consensus to this international problem,” acting Defense Read More

Could John Bolton soon be SACKED? Will it avert Iran war? Former CIA agent Kiriakou positive on both

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Hawkish National Security Advisor John Bolton has steered the Trump administration towards multiple conflicts. However, CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou tells RT he’s learned that Bolton’s days in the White House may be numbered. Since joining the Trump administration in April of last year, Bolton has taken the hardest line possible on every geopolitical flare-up. From Read More

Pentagon releases blurry VIDEO claiming Iran removed ‘LIKELY limpet mine’ from damaged tanker

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The US military has released a video allegedly showing Iran’s Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) removing what they claim to be a limpet mine from the side of one of the tankers which came under attack earlier in the Gulf of Oman. The recording shows a small boat approaching the Japanese-owned Kokuka Courageous tanker, before one of Read More

Pentagon releases blurry VIDEO claiming Iran removed ‘unexploded mine’ from damaged tanker

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The US military has released a video allegedly showing Iran’s Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) removing what they claim to be a limpet mine from the side of one of the tankers which came under attack earlier in the Gulf of Oman. The recording shows a small boat approaching the Japanese-owned Kokuka Courageous tanker, before one of Read More

Vietnam ramps up pressure on Google’s YouTube advertisers

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HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnam has asked companies not to advertise on videos hosted by Google’s YouTube that contain “anti-state propaganda,” state media said on Wednesday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up pressure on global tech giants. FILE PHOTO: People are silhouetted as they pose with mobile devices in front of a screen projected with Read More

Tehran aiming for oil-free economy amid US ‘economic war’ – Iranian FM

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Iran is revising its economic policies in order to make its economy independent from oil and fend off the consequences of US sanctions against the Islamic Republic, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has announced. The top Iranian diplomat met his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono in Tehran on Wednesday, shortly before Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Read More

Russian and US row after ships ‘within 30 metres of collision’

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Russia and the US have accused each other of dangerous behaviour after a near miss between two warships. The US Navy insisted it was the Russians’ fault and that their behaviour had been “unsafe and unprofessional”. It said the Russian destroyer was travelling behind the US ship when it sped up. “While operating in the Read More

Russian destroyer misses colliding with US cruiser by just 30 metres

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A Russian destroyer almost collided with a US guided missile cruiser in the Philippine Sea in an incident Washington has described as “unsafe and unprofessional”. The Russian vessel came to within 30 metres of the USS Chancellorsville, according to US Seventh Fleet spokesman Commander Clayton Doss. He described a Russian claim that the US ship Read More

EA apologizes for giving a ‘Nazi’ character in Battlefield V the name of real-life anti-fascist hero

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EA is changing the name of a playable axis soldier in its WW2 shooter after journalists learned he shares a name with a real resistance fighter. The studio is also facing criticism for seemingly glorifying the Nazi-like character. The game maker issued their apology in response to a Vice Magazine article on the topic this Read More

YouTube bans videos promoting Nazi ideology and Holocaust denial

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YouTube has banned videos promoting Nazi ideology from its service. It has decided it will no longer host videos that deny the Holocaust and the deaths of millions of Jews during World War II, or the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut in 2012 in which 20 children and six teachers were killed. Read More