Internationalism

Amid Tense Geopolitical Backdrop, Pyeongchang Opening Ceremony Stresses Harmony

The Winter Games kicked off in this ski-resort town with a volatile blend of geopolitics and Olympic pageantry, foreshadowing an event in which international intrigue will provide a dramatic backdrop for sporting grandeur. In an Opening Ceremony on Friday staged just 50 miles south of the inter-Korean border, delegations from …

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Turkey Steps Up Offensive Against Syrian Kurdish Militia Amid Growing Diplomatic Pressure

Turkish land forces have advanced into Syria trying to push a Kurdish militia out of the Afrin area. Over 40 targets were hit by Turkish jets and artillery, and there are reports of civilian casualties. Quoting YPG forces, a stringer for the VOA Kurdish Service in Afrin reported that three …

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H&M Stores in South Africa Smashed up by Angry Protesters over ‘Racist’ Advertisement

Riot police have fired rubber bullets at protesters as they vandalised a string of H&M’s stores in South Africa and ordered the Swedish brand to stop trading. Violence spilled over in at least four malls as the latest race row to engulf the Swedish brand escalated. Mannequins and rails of …

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Kushner and New Saudi Prince Has Secret Plan For Palestine, Could Plunge Middle East Into Chaos Says US State Department

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is increasingly alarmed by what he sees as secret talks between Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, and Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman — fearful that the discussions could backfire and tip the region into chaos, according to three people familiar …

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