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Portugal: 28 injured as Lisbon tram derails, flips over

    Portugal: 28 injured as Lisbon tram derails, flips over

At least 28 people were injured after a tram derailed and flipped over in Lisbon on Friday. Footage shows a tram carriage lying on its side on the road in Lisbon's Lapa district, with police surrounding it. Around 50 rescuers were reportedly dispatched to the scene, including fire engines. The incident happened at around 6pm…

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Nigeria’s military accuses UNICEF of training ‘spies’ for Boko Haram

    Nigeria’s military accuses UNICEF of training ‘spies’ for Boko Haram

The Nigerian military has suspended the activities of the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) in the African country’s ravaged northeast, claiming that the staff of the agency has purportedly been spying for the Takfiri Boko Haram terrorist group. In a statement on Friday, the military said that the UNICEF had held workshops in…

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Trump promotes White House official to chief of staff as allies refuse offer

    Trump promotes White House official to chief of staff as allies refuse offer

US President Donald Trump has named a White House official as his acting chief of staff after a number of his close allies refused to take the high profile job. The Republican president announced in a tweet Friday that Mick Mulvaney, the director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, will replace General…

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Venezuela’s Maduro Says John Bolton Was Behind his Assassination Attempt

    Venezuela’s Maduro Says John Bolton Was Behind his Assassination Attempt

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro gave a press conference to international media Wednesday where he hailed the success of the Venezuelan municipal elections, while also accusing the United States of plotting to kill him. Specifically, he pointed the finger at John Bolton, President Trump’s national security advisor, who he said was coordinating efforts to topple his…

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The Latest Odds of a Hot War Between NATO and Russia

  The Latest Odds of a Hot War Between NATO and Russia

George Szamuely is a Hungarian-born scholar and Senior Research Fellow at London’s Global Policy Institute. He lives in New York City. I spoke to him about escalating hostilities on Russia’s Ukrainian and Black Sea borders and about Exercise Trident Juncture, NATO’s massive military exercise on Russian borders which ended just as the latest hostilities began. Ann Garrison: George, the…

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Every Single Member of US Congress Approved Crushing Sanctions on Nicaragua

  Every Single Member of US Congress Approved Crushing Sanctions on Nicaragua

GrayZone Project — Every single member in both chambers of the US Congress approved legislation that will impose sanctions and financial restrictions on Nicaragua in an explicit effort to weaken its government. Known as the NICA Act, the bill is now on its way to the desk of President Donald Trump, who will almost certainly…

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Bellingcat’s Kerch Gaff – How Kurt Volker Bought Ukraine’s Lie

  Bellingcat’s Kerch Gaff – How Kurt Volker Bought Ukraine’s Lie

For 5 years Ukraine has bamboozled supporters by using “independent” researchers like Bellingcat that work with Ukraine’s Intel to fabricate its innocence. On November 25th, the Kerch incident happened, worsening the West’s relationship with Russia ahead of the G-20 Meeting in Argentina. Seemingly right on cue, Russian planners couldn’t find anything better to do than…

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The ISIS Massacre in Sweida: A Story of Torment and Resilience for an Uninterested World

  The ISIS Massacre in Sweida: A Story of Torment and Resilience for an Uninterested World

SWEIDA, SYRIA – On July 25, 2018, ISIS terrorists attacked Sweida City and villages in the surrounding countryside. The ensuing massacre, one of the bloodiest of the eight-year Syrian conflict, went virtually unreported in the West. The U.S. coalition, illegally occupying Syrian territory, turned a blind eye as the ISIS terrorists that they claim to…

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Yemen’s warring sides agree to ceasefire in Hudaydah

  Yemen’s warring sides agree to ceasefire in Hudaydah

Robert Carter Press TV, Rimbo After a week of negotiations, the Yemen Peace Talks in Sweden have come to an end with the warring agreeing on a ceasefire in the port city of Hudaydah. The deal comes after a prisoner exchange deal and an agreement for further talks expected next month. Press TV’s Robert Carter…

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Lebanon warns Israel of retaliation in case of aggression

  Lebanon warns Israel of retaliation in case of aggression

Mariam Saleh Press TV, South Lebanon  Lebanon’s political leaders have dismissed Israel’s latest threats against the country as part of Tel Aviv’s continuous saber-rattling against the Lebanese nation. Israel has stepped up its war rhetoric following its alleged discovery of tunnels dug by resistance fighters into the occupied Palestinian territories. Press TV’s correspondent Mariam Saleh…

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