The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-11-05

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 9, articles about Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States, Argentina, Latin-America, Mexico, Defense, Bolivia, Politics, Isis, Mena, Nato, Syria, Turkey, Crime, Finance, Greece-Eurasia.

Tags in this brief: Medvedev, Russia, WTO, Argentina, LATAM, Mexico, Electronic Warfare, US, Bolivia, Evo Morales, Protests, Baltic, Biden, Impeachment, Trump, SDF, Syria, Turkey, USA, War, Geopolitics, Economy, Greece, Migrant Crisis.

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‘Hated’ by US, WTO and multilateral organizations must be strengthened, says Medvedev

Published 2019-11-05 15:30:15 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

MOSCOW – There is no alternative to international trade partnership in institutions such as the World Trade Organization (WTO), Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Monday. The Russian official is one of the participants in the 35th summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, which ended this weekend. “I don’t think there seem to be alternatives to multilateral cooperation, trade systems and the WTO,” he told reporters. He noted that the WTO had its shortcomings and that the United States was shaking the foundations of the organization by trying to change its rules, but nevertheless it was necessary… Continue ->

Tags: Medvedev, Russia, WTO


Triumph of the Latin American left? Argentina and Mexico discuss resumption of regional union

Published 2019-11-05 14:30:52 by Paul Antonopoulos in Argentina, Headline-News, Latin-America, Mexico

MEXICO CITY – In his first international trip as president-elect of Argentina, Alberto Fernandez discussed the need to resume the work of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), created during the Lula administration of Brazil. The resumption of CELAC could be a strategy to counteract the resurgence of the prominent role of the Organization of American States (OAS), as well as limiting the action of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR). “I am determined to unite Latin America again so that we can once again reconcile forces to address the challenges of globalization,” Fernandez told a… Continue ->

Tags: Argentina, LATAM, Mexico


Why Is The US Behind Russia in Electronic Warfare

Published 2019-11-05 12:30:39 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

MOSCOW – US Lieutenant Colonel said the US is behind Russia in the electronic war. To support the American backwardness, a Russian military analyst presented two factors. US military personnel are not prepared to face the threats of electronic warfare in the event of military conflict with Russia or China, according to US Lieutenant General Gary Lyke, quoted by the Breaking Defense portal. Aleksei Podberezkin, director of the Political and Military Research Center of the Moscow State Institute for International Relations (MGIMO), agreed that the US military “is relaxed.” “In this case, the problems of the US Armed Forces are… Continue ->

Tags: Electronic Warfare, Russia, US


MAJOR: Morales Warns Against Violence as Opposition Hints at Coup

Published 2019-11-05 12:00:50 by Drago Bosnic in Bolivia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Politics

LA PAZ – Bolivia’s government accused its rivals of plotting deadly violence against it after an opposition figure vowed to oust leftist President Evo Morales and called for the military’s support. Deadly unrest has gripped the South American country since Morales was named the winner of the October 20 election for a fourth term, AFP reported. His opponents have branded the result a fraud. Some protesters are rejecting both candidates and demanding fresh elections. Late on Saturday, a conservative opposition leader in the eastern Santa Cruz region threatened to drive Morales out. “He has 48 hours to step down, because… Continue ->

Tags: Bolivia, Evo Morales, Protests


Russia ‘closes’ Baltic border with new drone fleet

Published 2019-11-05 11:27:47 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

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KALINGRAD – The Russian troop grouping in the Kaliningrad region now has a Forpost drone detachment, and soon Orion and Corsar drones will also join the unit. The drones will patrol the Baltic coast and, ready to track maritime and land targets, assisting aircraft, artillery and coastal missile systems. Forpost drones, which weigh approximately 450 pounds, have a range of up to 17 hours and reach 250 kilometers from the operator. In addition, Forpost can carry out missions in any weather conditions and is equipped with optoelectronic targeting systems. In the future, it should receive radar stations, according to the… Continue ->

Tags: Baltic, Russia


MAJOR: White House Officials Won’t Testify in Trump Impeachment Probe

Published 2019-11-05 11:00:07 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Politics, United-States

WASHINGTON, D.C. – All four White House officials who are scheduled to appear before Democratic-led committees on Monday to give depositions as part of an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump will not show up, according to a report. National Security Council lawyers John Eisenberg and Michael Ellis will not testify, CNN reported citing a source with knowledge of the situation. The other two officials are Robert Blair, assistant to the President and senior adviser to the acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, and Brian McCormack, associate director for natural resources, energy & science at the Office of… Continue ->

Tags: Biden, Impeachment, Trump


Turkey Refutes Reports of Strikes on US-Led Coalition Forces in Syria

Published 2019-11-05 10:00:36 by Drago Bosnic in Eurasia, Headline-News, Isis, Mena, Nato, Politics, Syria, Turkey

ANKARA – On Sunday, Turkey dismissed allegations of its strikes in Syria, which might have affected the US-led coalition forces allegedly battling the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS, ISIL or Daesh). “Our troops are continuing to demine areas as part of Operation Peace Spring. Media reports that troops of the members of the coalition, which might be deployed in the region, came under shelling, are not true,” the Turkish National Defense Ministry said in a statement, TASS reported. Meanwhile, the Kurdish news agency Firat reported earlier on Sunday that Turkish artillery conducted strikes against the border settlements of… Continue ->

Tags: SDF, Syria, Turkey, USA, War


BUTINA: Being in a US Prison Amounts to Torture

Published 2019-11-05 09:00:24 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Crime, Eurasia, Headline-News, Politics, Russia, United-States

MOSCOW – Russian national Maria Butina, who has recently been released from a US prison, in an interview with CBS said that being in a US jail was “a torture”. According to the interviewer, Butina particularly wanted to talk about “the conditions in the Washington DC jail where she was first held”. “Cockroaches were everywhere, she claimed. No mattresses or blankets,” the interviewed added. The interview was recorded shortly before the Butina’s release. “It is a torture. It is not normal for a human being to be locked for 23, 20, 22 hours in a cell on your own. Do… Continue ->

Tags: Geopolitics, Russia, USA


Greeks March Against Migrant Policy as Government Takes in 40,000 Refugees

Published 2019-11-05 08:00:21 by Drago Bosnic in Eurasia, Finance, Greece-Eurasia, Headline-News

ATHENS – Residents of a Greek city slated to host a fresh wave of asylum seekers took to the streets to protest the move, amid growing anger over the influx of refugees that have poured into the country. Anti-migration protesters in the northern city of Thessaloniki called on Athens to return all illegal immigrants to their previous host countries and close the border to migrants, RT reported. Footage from the march showed demonstrators carrying banners and Greek flags, while an activist at the front of the procession held an icon of the Virgin Mary. Thessaloniki and surrounding towns have been… Continue ->

Tags: Economy, Greece, Migrant Crisis


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