The FRN Daily News Brief 2020-02-26

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 4, articles about China, Eurasia, Headline-News, Science, Switzerland, Anglo-5, Eu, Finance, France-Eurasia, Politics, United-Kingdom, Color-Revolution, Isis, Mena, Nato, Russia, Syria, Turkey, United-States, Afghanistan, Cia, Crime, Iran.

Tags in this brief: China, Coronavirus, Health, Brexit, Economy, Eu, France, Free Trade, Geopolitics, UK, Anti-Terrorism, Neo-Ottomanism, Russia, Syria, Terrorism, Turkey, US Imperialism, Afghanistan, Drug Trade, NATO, War.

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MAJOR: WHO Report Claims Two-Thirds of Global Coronavirus Cases Have Gone Undetected

Published 2020-02-26 12:00:38 by Drago Bosnic in China, Eurasia, Headline-News, Science, Switzerland

Geneva, Switzerland – A new report from a WHO infectious disease modeling team based at Imperial College London is estimating about two-thirds of Covid-19 cases worldwide have gone undetected. The analysis suggests the global spread of the novel coronavirus is significantly greater than the current volume of confirmed cases. “We are starting to see more cases reported from countries and regions outside mainland China with no known travel history or link to Wuhan City,” explains Natsuko Imai, one of the authors on the new report. “Our analysis, which extends and confirms previously released analysis by other groups using flight volumes from… Continue ->

Tags: China, Coronavirus, Health


France Warns the UK it Will not be Blackmailed Into Signing ‘bad’ Post-Brexit Trade Deal

Published 2020-02-26 11:00:44 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Eu, Eurasia, Finance, France-Eurasia, Headline-News, Politics, United-Kingdom

PARIS/LONDON – France will not rush to accept a trade agreement between the United Kingdom and European Union at the cost of its economic future, French Secretary of State for European Affairs Amelie de Montchalin warned. Speaking to France 2 TV, de Montchalin said she will have a “clear Brexit message” when she heads to Brussels for talks. “Just because [British Prime Minister] Boris Johnson wants an agreement at all costs on 12/31 does not mean that we will sign a bad agreement for the French under the pressure of blackmail or timing,” she wrote on Monday, posting the video… Continue ->

Tags: Brexit, Economy, Eu, France, Free Trade, Geopolitics, UK


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LAVROV: US Proposals to Start Dialogue with Al-Qaeda Terrorists in Idlib Absolutely Unacceptable

Published 2020-02-26 10:00:05 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Color-Revolution, Eurasia, Headline-News, Isis, Mena, Nato, Politics, Russia, Syria, Turkey, United-States

MOSCOW – Russia will resist any attempts to whitewash the terrorists holed up in Idlib, Syria, Russian FM Sergey Lavrov said, adding that engaging in talks with them as the US is hinting is out of question. Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, an Al-Qaeda offshoot formerly known as Al-Nusra, which controls Idlib, has been designated a terrorist organization not only by the UN, but by the US itself, Lavrov stated, according to RT. However, officials in Washington, including the Special Envoy for Syria, James Jeffrey, “allow themselves statements, from which a conclusion can be made that ‘it’s not such a terrorist organization… Continue ->

Tags: Anti-Terrorism, Neo-Ottomanism, Russia, Syria, Terrorism, Turkey, US Imperialism


OFFICIAL: Production of Drugs in Afghanistan 35-Folded After US Invasion

Published 2020-02-26 08:57:06 by Drago Bosnic in Afghanistan, Anglo-5, Cia, Crime, Eu, Eurasia, Finance, Headline-News, Iran, Mena, Nato, Politics, United-States

TEHRAN – Chief of the Iranian Anti-Narcotics Police Brigadier General Masoud Zahedian said that after the US invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, the production of narcotics in the country has sorely increased. It has had a 35-fold increase in Afghanistan after the US and its Western allies occupied the poor country and it has reached 6,400 tons from 185 tons, Zahedian told reporters in Rome on Saturday. He said, “More than 3,800 Iranians have been killed and 12,500 others have been injured in the fight with drug traffickers.” In relevant remarks in January, Secretary-General of Iran’s Drug Control Headquarters Brigadier… Continue ->

Tags: Afghanistan, Drug Trade, NATO, US Imperialism, War


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