2022-08-16: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-08-15). Worst-ever drought devastates Europe amid capitalism's climate crisis. wsws.org This once-in-every- 0-year drought shows that internationally coordinated action is urgently needed to halt climate change and protect critical food and energy supplies.

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-15). Henry Kissinger: US Responsible for Bringing Itself to 'Edge' of War With China and Russia. news.antiwar.com Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger "We are at the edge of war with Russia and China on issues which we partly created, without any concept of how this is going to end or what it's supposed to lead to," Kissinger said. | The 99-year-old former diplomat warned against changing policy toward Taiwan as W…

____ (2022-08-15). Historic drought hits Europe. ecns.cn Europe is facing its worst drought in 500 years. Many European countries are enduring droughts this summer that have hurt farmers and shippers and promoted authorities to restrict water use.

_____ (2022-08-15). Pelosi's Visit to Taiwan: Feedback from the Middle East. journal-neo.org The visit of US House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan was met with bewilderment and wariness in the Middle East media. This is evidenced, in particular, by the headline comments on the subject: "Taiwan after Ukraine on the American chessboard", "Controversial visit", "Why provoke China?", etc. What is the use and point for …

Infobrics (2022-08-15). China's Union Pay Expands Russian Operations. infobrics.org Two more of Russia's largest banks, MKB and DOM.FR, have stated they are preparing to issue Union Pay cards — MKB and DOM.RF, with the facilities expected to be open from early 2023, while others are also considering the move…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-15). US-Made International MaxxPro MRAPs Reached Donbass. southfront.org On August 14th, a column of US-made International MaxxPro MRAPs entered the Donbas region. The armored vehicles provided to the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) by the US were delivered through Italy, Poland and Romania. They arrived on the territory of Ukraine three days before. | The column of at least 18 vehicles were reportedly spotted near the village of Slavyanka located 45 kilometers to the west from the city of Donetsk. Machine guns were seen installed on the towers of…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-15). Military Situation In Ukraine On August 15, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the Sinelnikovo railway stations in Dnepropetrovsk region with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU 63rd Mechanized Brigade near Belogorka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU 8th Infantry-Engineering Brigades near Ugledar with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU 60th Infantry Brigade near Osokorovka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Chuguev with high-precision missiles;…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-15). Russian Ka-52 Alligator Helicopter Shot Down In Eastern Ukraine. southfront.org The Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down a Russian Ka-52 helicopter in the Ugledar region. Thea attack was carried out with MANPADS. | The helicopter performed fire support for the units of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and the People's Militia of the DPR. Before it was shot by two anti-aircraft missiles, the helicopter reportedly hit two fortified positions of Ukrainian forces. The pilot and the navigation officer made emergency landing and were evacuated by Russian forces from th…

____ (2022-08-15). Russia-Ukraine-USA/NATO: From Politics to Propaganda. transcend.org This article focus on the official narrative by NATO, especially the US, which explains the war in terms of madman Putin taking the unprovoked decision to invade Ukraine. This narrative effectively camouflages the geopolitics of the war, especially the role of the US and NATO and the possibility of negotiating peace.

____ (2022-08-15). Hunger Factory: The Modern Horsemen of the Apocalypse (Part 2). transcend.org 12 Aug 2022 – While often too quickly attributing -quasi exclusively- the world unprecedented hunger tragedy to the current proxy war in Ukraine, other major causes remain hidden in plain sight.

____ (2022-08-15). War Propaganda about Ukraine Starting to Wear Thin. transcend.org 13 Aug 2022 – More and More Are Seeing Through the Lies – Amnesty International confirms the inconvenient truths, which many independent journalists and political observers already knew.

____ (2022-08-15). Hunger Factory: The Miracle of the Sudden Rise and Fall of Food Prices (Part 1). transcend.org 11 Aug 2022 – How come food prices declined all of a sudden over four consecutive months? The Ukraine war began around five months ago. So? The "miracle" explained.

____ (2022-08-15). Ukraine Is a Wake-Up Call for Europe. transcend.org 11 Aug 2022 – It is becoming clear that U.S. neoconservatives have succeeded in creating a warmongering, anti-Russian mood in Europe through an unprecedented information war, the consequences of which will take some time to assess. It is, however, possible to identify the signs of what is to come.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-08-15). Iran to present final opinion to EU coordinator tonight. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — Stating that Iran will present its final opinion in written format to the European Union coordinator tonight, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that if the US shows flexibility, an agreement will be reached in the coming days.

Anonymous103 (2022-08-15). Military Situation In Syria On August 15, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On August 15, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 6 times: 4 &#1 ; in Aleppo province, 1 &#1 ; in Idlib province, 1 &#1 ; in Idlib Latakia; | On August 15, the US base at Tanf area was targeted with several drones; | On August 14, the Israeli warplanes attacked SAA position in the Tartus and Damascus countrysides. Three SAA servicemen were killed; | On August 14, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SAA positions in…

Michael Welch (2022-08-15). Count-Down to Apocalypse: Are the US and Russia Finally on Course toward World War III? globalresearch.ca

Anonymous103 (2022-08-15). Over Past Day Kiev Forces Lost Hundreds Of Servicemen, Including Foreign Mercenaries &#1 ; Russian MoD. southfront.org On August 15, the Russian Defense Ministry reported on the destruction of more than 0 soldiers fighting for the Kiev…

Infobrics (2022-08-15). Nigeria Missing as BRICS Moves to Cut Western Domination. infobrics.org Though Nigeria is listed as one of the countries that have expressed interest in joining BRICS, a bloc of five major economies — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — whose focus is to reduce Western dominance and build a new economic order, its membership may have been stalled by its peculiar challenges…

Staff (2022-08-15). Russia willing to expand ties with N Korea: Putin. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says that Moscow is ready to continue the comprehensive and constructive development of bilateral relations with Pyongyang.

Staff (2022-08-15). 4-nation drone competition kicks off in Iran's Kashan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — The 7th international military competition with the participation of drones from Iran, Russia, Belarus and Armenia, started on Monday morning in Kashan in central Iran.

____ (2022-08-15). Chinese team makes debut at Tank Biathlon 2022. ecns.cn China's tank crew of 336 compete at "Tank Biathlon" contest of the "International Army Games – 2022" at the Alabino military training ground in Moscow, Russia, August 14, 2022.

WSWS (2022-08-15). Environmental disaster triggers mass fish die-off in the Oder River bordering Germany and Poland. wsws.org This is an environmental disaster of enormous proportions, the cause of which has not yet been clarified and the full extent of which cannot yet be foreseen.

WSWS (2022-08-15). Nurses denounce Verdi sellout of university hospital strike in Germany's largest state. wsws.org The burning issues and vital demands of nurses and hospital workers—higher wages and more staff—are not addressed in any way.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-15). Iran weightlifter Rasoul Motamedi wins gold medal in ISG. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — Rasoul Motamedi from Iran gained a gold medal in the Islamic Solidarity Games in Turkey on Monday.

Staff (2022-08-15). Explosion reported at defense facility in Serbia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — An explosion occurred at a Krusik defense facility in the Serbian city of Valjevo on Monday.

____ (2022-08-15). European Imperialism and How India and Pakistan Won and Lost 14-15 Aug 1947 National Freedom. transcend.org 14 Aug 2022 – A Critical Analysis as both India and Pakistan Celebrate Their National Freedoms – Pakistan and India need desperately new, educated and intelligent proactive leadership to facilitate friendship, resolution of major political problems and a sustainable future to exist in peace.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-15). Registran explosión en centro comercial de la capital de Armenia. telesurtv.net El Ministerio de Situaciones de Emergencia señaló que unidades de bomberos tratan de apagar el incendio que se produjo en el centro comercial Surmalu tras la explosión.

_____ (2022-08-14). Is the Taliban Winning the Fight against Drug Trafficking? journal-neo.org The Taliban (an organization banned in Russia), which seized power in Afghanistan a year ago, have pledged a tough fight against drugs, saying the cultivation, transportation and distribution of opium poppies are punishable by death. However, many experts had already raised doubts as to whether the Islamists would succeed in tackling the international drug business, …

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2022-08-15: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-08-15). Worst-ever drought devastates Europe amid capitalism's climate crisis. wsws.org This once-in-every- 0-year drought shows that internationally-coordinated action is urgently needed to halt climate change and protect critical food and energy supplies.

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-15). Henry Kissinger: US Responsible for Bringing Itself to 'Edge' of War With China and Russia. news.antiwar.com Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger "We are at the edge of war with Russia and China on issues which we partly created, without any concept of how this is going to end or what it's supposed to lead to," Kissinger said. | The 99-year-old former diplomat warned against changing policy toward Taiwan as W…

____ (2022-08-15). Historic drought hits Europe. ecns.cn Europe is facing its worst drought in 500 years. Many European countries are enduring droughts this summer that have hurt farmers and shippers and promoted authorities to restrict water use.

_____ (2022-08-15). Pelosi's Visit to Taiwan: Feedback from the Middle East. journal-neo.org The visit of US House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan was met with bewilderment and wariness in the Middle East media. This is evidenced, in particular, by the headline comments on the subject: "Taiwan after Ukraine on the American chessboard", "Controversial visit", "Why provoke China?", etc. What is the use and point for …

Infobrics (2022-08-15). China's Union Pay Expands Russian Operations. infobrics.org Two more of Russia's largest banks, MKB and DOM.FR, have stated they are preparing to issue Union Pay cards — MKB and DOM.RF, with the facilities expected to be open from early 2023, while others are also considering the move…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-15). US-Made International MaxxPro MRAPs Reached Donbass. southfront.org On August 14th, a column of US-made International MaxxPro MRAPs entered the Donbas region. The armored vehicles provided to the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) by the US were delivered through Italy, Poland and Romania. They arrived on the territory of Ukraine three days before. | The column of at least 18 vehicles were reportedly spotted near the village of Slavyanka located 45 kilometers to the west from the city of Donetsk. Machine guns were seen installed on the towers of…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-15). Military Situation In Ukraine On August 15, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the Sinelnikovo railway stations in Dnepropetrovsk region with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU 63rd Mechanized Brigade near Belogorka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU 8th Infantry-Engineering Brigades near Ugledar with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU 60th Infantry Brigade near Osokorovka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Chuguev with high-precision missiles;…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-15). Russian Ka-52 Alligator Helicopter Shot Down In Eastern Ukraine. southfront.org The Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down a Russian Ka-52 helicopter in the Ugledar region. Thea attack was carried out with MANPADS. | The helicopter performed fire support for the units of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and the People's Militia of the DPR. Before it was shot by two anti-aircraft missiles, the helicopter reportedly hit two fortified positions of Ukrainian forces. The pilot and the navigation officer made emergency landing and were evacuated by Russian forces from th…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-08-15). Iran to present final opinion to EU coordinator tonight. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — Stating that Iran will present its final opinion in written format to the European Union coordinator tonight, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that if the US shows flexibility, an agreement will be reached in the coming days.

Michael Welch (2022-08-15). Count-Down to Apocalypse: Are the US and Russia Finally on Course toward World War III? globalresearch.ca

Anonymous103 (2022-08-15). Military Situation In Syria On August 15, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On August 15, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 6 times: 4 &#1 ; in Aleppo province, 1 &#1 ; in Idlib province, 1 &#1 ; in Idlib Latakia; | On August 15, the US base at Tanf area was targeted with several drones; | On August 14, the Israeli warplanes attacked SAA position in the Tartus and Damascus countrysides. Three SAA servicemen were killed; | On August 14, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SAA positions in…

Infobrics (2022-08-15). Nigeria Missing as BRICS Moves to Cut Western Domination. infobrics.org Though Nigeria is listed as one of the countries that have expressed interest in joining BRICS, a bloc of five major economies — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — whose focus is to reduce Western dominance and build a new economic order, its membership may have been stalled by its peculiar challenges…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-15). Over Past Day Kiev Forces Lost Hundreds Of Servicemen, Including Foreign Mercenaries &#1 ; Russian MoD. southfront.org On August 15, the Russian Defense Ministry reported on the destruction of more than 0 soldiers fighting for the Kiev…

____ (2022-08-15). Chinese team makes debut at Tank Biathlon 2022. ecns.cn China's tank crew of 336 compete at "Tank Biathlon" contest of the "International Army Games – 2022" at the Alabino military training ground in Moscow, Russia, August 14, 2022.

Staff (2022-08-15). 4-nation drone competition kicks off in Iran's Kashan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — The 7th international military competition with the participation of drones from Iran, Russia, Belarus and Armenia, started on Monday morning in Kashan in central Iran.

Staff (2022-08-15). Russia willing to expand ties with N Korea: Putin. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says that Moscow is ready to continue the comprehensive and constructive development of bilateral relations with Pyongyang.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-15). Iran weightlifter Rasoul Motamedi wins gold medal in ISG. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — Rasoul Motamedi from Iran gained a gold medal in the Islamic Solidarity Games in Turkey on Monday.

Staff (2022-08-15). Explosion reported at defense facility in Serbia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 15 (MNA) — An explosion occurred at a Krusik defense facility in the Serbian city of Valjevo on Monday.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-08-15). Registran explosión en centro comercial de la capital de Armenia. telesurtv.net El Ministerio de Situaciones de Emergencia señaló que unidades de bomberos tratan de apagar el incendio que se produjo en el centro comercial Surmalu tras la explosión.

WSWS (2022-08-15). Nurses denounce Verdi sellout of university hospital strike in Germany's largest state. wsws.org The burning issues and vital demands of nurses and hospital workers—higher wages and more staff—are not addressed in any way.

Ramzy Baroud (2022-08-14). The Intricate Fight for Africa: The Legacy of the Soviet Union vs Western Colonialism. orinocotribune.com By Ramzy Baroud &#1 ; Aug 8, 2022 | Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's recent tour in Africa was meant to be a game changer, not only in terms of Russia's relations with the continent, but in the global power struggle involving the US, Europe, China, India, Turkey and others. | Many media reports and analyses placed Lavrov's

Anonymous103 (2022-08-14). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine, Slavyansk-Kramatorsk Region (Map Update). southfront.org Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue in Soledar; | Russian-led forces advanced in Bakhmut. Clashes continue along the streets of Lomonisov and Patrice Lumumba; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue in the Kodema area; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue in the Zaitseve area; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue in the Verkhnokamyanske area; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian…

Diegoramos718 (2022-08-14). Patrick Lawrence: All Disquiet on the Eastern Front. scheerpost.com By Patrick Lawrence / Original to ScheerPost This article has been updated since the time of its publishing. Have you noticed the latest coming out of Eastern Europe—the Estonians, the Lithuanians, the Latvians, the Czechs, and let us not forget the Ukrainians? Suddenly everyone thinks it is a good idea to begin shutting Russians, as …

Anonymous103 (2022-08-14). Unintended Consequences: A Heyday For The Geopolitics Of Eurasian Transport. southfront.org Written by When Russia invaded Ukraine, it took itself off the map of Eurasian transport corridors linking China and Europe. At the same time, it breathed new life into moribund routes that would allow goods to travel across the Eurasian landmass without traversing Russia. It also opened the door to greater Russ…

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-14). Russia Urging for IAEA to Visit Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant. news.antiwar.com Russia has called for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to send inspectors to the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP), a facility that Russia has controlled since March. | "We believe that the IAEA should not delay the visit. It would be good if it is held in late August or early September, but not all things depend on us," Mikhail Ulyanov, Russia's envoy in Vienna, said on Saturday, In recent weeks, the ZNPP has come under frequent shelling, and Ukraine is blaming Russia for the attack even though the…

_____ (2022-08-14). CBS Censors Its Own Report On Ukraine Weapons Corruption. popularresistance.org Under Ukrainian government pressure, major US media outlet CBS News censored a documentary that it produced that exposed corruption in Ukraine. | The report estimated that, of the tens of billions of dollars worth of weapons that Western governments have sent to help Ukraine wage a proxy war against Russia, just around 30% have actually made it to the frontlines. People involved in the Ukraine arms ratline told CBS in the documentary that there was significant corruption, due to "powerlords" and "oligarchs," and that much of the military equipment was being siphoned off or sold on the "black market," in what was…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-14). Military Situation In Ukraine On August 14, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the AFU 66th Mechanized Brigade near Djerzhinsk with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU 63rd Mechanized Brigade near Belogorka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU 53rd Mechanized Brigade near Sribnoye with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Chasov Yar with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck military assets of the AFU near Zolochev with high-precision missiles; | Russian air defense s…

Chay Bowes (2022-08-14). War Propaganda About Ukraine Starting to Wear Thin. globalresearch.ca

Scorinoco (2022-08-14). CBS Deletes Documentary Promo on Corrupt Ukraine Military Aid After US Government Pressure. orinocotribune.com The corporate network's cave-in followed a coordinated wave of outrage from the Ukraine lobby and pressure from the Pentagon. | CBS News retracted a documentary it briefly released on August 7 after pressure from the Ukrainian government. The original documentary (watch it Don't worry,

William Hartung (2022-08-14). In Ukraine, Nuclear Catastrophe Looms. commondreams.org Instead of focusing on who is to blame for creating this dire situation, Ukraine, Russia, and the international community need to work together to figure out how to stem the danger of a strike on Zaporizhzhia or its supporting safety systems.

____ (2022-08-14). 5th caravan of grain ships departs from Ukraine. ecns.cn The fifth caravan of ships carrying grain sailed from Ukraine's Black Sea ports on Friday under a deal to prevent a global food crisis, the Ukrainian Infrastructure Ministry said on Facebook.

Staff (2022-08-14). Macron signs protocols on Finland, Sweden accession to NATO. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — French President Emmanuel Macron signed protocols on NATO accession for Finland and Sweden on Saturday.

WSWS (2022-08-14). A new wave of strikes erupts in Turkey as inflation surges. wsws.org Surging inflation, poor working conditions and deepening poverty are pushing workers in Turkey into struggle amid a rising wave of strikes internationally.

Anonymous103 (2022-08-14). Military Situation In Syria On August 14, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On August 13, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 3 times: 2 &#1 ; in Aleppo province, 1 &#1 ; in Idlib province; | Five SDF servicemen were killed in the Peace Spring area in northern Syria, according the Turkish MOD; | On August 14, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions near Tal Tamar; | On August 13, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions near Ain Issa. | MORE ON THE TOPIC: :…

Staff (2022-08-14). Iran-Russia-China Military Exercises in Venezuela a Slap in the Face for Washington. orinocotribune.com Iran, Russia and China, along with Venezuela, will conduct a joint military maneuver just 2,000 kilometers from US territory, in a challenge to Washington. | The military exercises with drones and sniper commands, led by Russia, will be held during August 13—27 in the city of Barquisimeto, Lara state, in northwestern Venezuela. | A total of 37 countries will participate in these military exercises, among which, in addition to the aforementioned, are Algeria, Belarus, Vietnam, India, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Myanmar. | The Spanish newspaper ABC described these maneuvers as a show of force against the Unit…

Joachim Hagopian (2022-08-14). The Russia-Israel Alliance Is Cracking Amidst the Ever-Shifting Geopolitics Chessboard. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-08-14). Is the Taliban Winning the Fight against Drug Trafficking? journal-neo.org The Taliban (an organization banned in Russia), which seized power in Afghanistan a year ago, have pledged a tough fight against drugs, saying the cultivation, transportation and distribution of opium poppies are punishable by death. However, many experts had already raised doubts as to whether the Islamists would succeed in tackling the international drug business, …

Staff (2022-08-14). Russia foreign ministry repeats threats to cut ties with US. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Moscow hopes the US understands that if Congress declares Russia a "sponsor of terrorism," then they can forget about relations between the two countries, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Sunday.

Staff (2022-08-14). Russian envoy says sanctions against Iran can be lifted soon. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — The Russian envoy to the Vienna talks Mikhail Ulyanov on Sunday announced that the anti-Iranian sanctions can be lifted soon.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-14). Cuba to Host Peace Talks Between the ELN and the Colombian Government: New Opportunities vs. Old Obstacles. libya360.wordpress.com Gustavo A Maranges Last week in Havana, the Colombian government stated its willingness to resume peace talks with the National Liberation Army (ELN), having Cuba and Norway as the guarantors of the process. The announcement comes just four days after Gustavo Petro took office as President of Colombia. This is undoubtedly a sign of how…

Staff (2022-08-14). Iran cyclists scoop 4 medals in Islamic Solidarity Games. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Iran's national cycling team players have bagged four colorful medals in the Islamic Solidarity Games in Turkey.

Staff (2022-08-14). Iran gymnast gains a bronze medal in Islamic Games. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — Iran's gymnast Ali Khalili Khezrabad has received a bronze medal in the Islamic Solidarity Games in Turkey.

____ (2022-08-14). Teochew opera promoted in Hong Kong. ecns.cn Teochew opera, also known as Chaoju opera, is performed in Chaozhou dialect and becomes popular in Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, Europe and America.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-14). Iran men's handball wins S. Arabia in Islamic games in Turkey. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — The Iranian national men's handball team won the bronze medal of the Islamic Solidarity Games after defeating the team Saudi Arabia.

____ (2022-08-14). FM spokesperson announces China's sanctions on Lithuanian Deputy Minister of Transport and Communications. ecns.cn China on Friday announced sanctions on Deputy Minister of Transport and Communications of Lithuania Agne Vaiciukeviciute, according to a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson.

Staff (2022-08-14). Bombing threats reported at Armenia Yerevan metro stations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 14 (MNA) — There are anonymous reports of bombs at all metro stations, military and civilian facilities and all shopping centers in Yerevan, Armenia.

WSWS (2022-08-14). Spanish scientists call to contain pandemic amid "eighth wave" of COVID-19. wsws.org Spain faces wave after wave of COVID-19 due to criminal mismanagement of the pandemic by the PSOE-Podemos government and other capitalist governments across Europe.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-13). How Britain Fueled Ukraine's War Machine and Invited Direct Conflict with Russia. libya360.wordpress.com TJ Coles UK Chief of the General Staff Gen. Patrick Sanders visited Ukrainian soldiers training in the UK, July 2022 Britain has played a key role in NATO forward troop deployments and training exercises on Russia's borders. With war underway, the UK sends billions in arms, special forces, and volunteers to ensure escalation. In an…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-13). West Will Brush Ukraine Biolab Allegations Under the Carpet Just Like Those of Kosovo Organ Trafficking. libya360.wordpress.com Aleksandar Pavic Western narrative control kicks into overdrive to shift blame, whitewash culprits, or make sure inconvenient lines of questioning are never pursued. In crisis after crisis, Western narrative control kicks into overdrive to shift blame, whitewash culprits, or make sure inconvenient lines of questioning are never pursued Soon after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's…

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