Category: World

The Kremlin is Taking Unprecedented Measures to Control Online Content

DESPARDES News Monitor – A recent analysis/opinion piece in Carnegie Moscow Center captioned Russia’s changing…

Are Migrant Workers Humans or Commodities?

The ILO estimates that 164 million people are migrant workers, with the largest population in…

US Blacklists Huawei Due to National Security Reasons

Huawei denies its products pose a security threat DESPARDES News Monitor – Huawei has achieved…

Huawei In Crossfire: Trump Declares National Emergency to Secure ICT Supply Chain

Huawei’s future now does not depend on business or economic decisions, but geopolitical ones DESPARDES…

Julian Assange Could Face Extradition Requests From 2 Countries. What Happens Next?

The WikiLeaks founder is serving a prison term in BritainĀ for jumping bailĀ as the United States…

China Capable of ‘Mass Producing’ Guided Missile Destroyers, Analyst Says

Beijing could deploy as many as 30 Type 052D destroyers in the future, a Chinese…

Sweden Reopens Rape Probe Against Assange

Swedish prosecutors said Monday they were reopening a 2010 rape investigation against WikiLeaks founder Julian…

Polish Far-right Protest Against Restitution of Jewish Property

The law could result in Jewish organizations demanding as much as $300 billion in compensation…

Uber Offers Shares For $45 in Long-awaited Wall Street Debut

(UPI) — Ride-sharing giant Uber will make its long-awaited debut on Wall Street Friday, where it’s…

BBC Fires Radio Host For Racial Remarks On Royal Family

DESPARDES News Monitor – One of BBC’s leading radio hosts was fired after he tweeted…

China, Russia to Discuss Hotspots Amid Trump Sanctions

“The possibility of a formalized political-military partnership between Russia and China cannot be ruled out”…

US Becoming Net Exporter of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)

BE2C2 Report – During the last 13 consecutive months, US has exported more natural gas…