Shocking resemblance: Crimea massacre closely fits Columbine pattern

Was the Kerch college attacker inspired by the infamous Columbine massacre in the US? That is for the investigators to find out, but his actions look shockingly similar to those of Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold back in 1999. Just like Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, the Columbine attackers, the Kerch suspect identified as Vladislav […]

Trump orders Pompeo to ‘closely study’ South Africa’s land expropriation

US President Donald Trump has expressed concern over the fate of white farmers in South Africa, where the extremely controversial land redistribution reform might leave owners without their properties or any compensation. “I have asked Secretary of State @SecPompeo to closely study the South Africa land and farm seizures and expropriations and the large scale […]

Ralph Northam wins Democratic primary for Virginia governor in closely watched race

AP Photo/Steve Helber RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s establishment-favored lieutenant governor won the Democratic nomination in the closely watched race for governor Tuesday, defeating a more liberal insurgent challenger in a contest to be one of the party’s standard-bearers against President Donald Trump. Ralph Northam defeated former U.S. Rep. Tom Perriello, who ran as an […]

‘Devil’s in the details’: US to closely examine Russia-proposed safe zones in Syria

The US will thoroughly examine Russian proposal to create four safe zones in Syria, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said, adding that Washington currently has a number of unanswered questions regarding the initiative. “We’ll look at the proposal, see if it can work,” Mattis as he arrived in Copenhagen, Denmark on Sunday for talks with […]

Malaysia condemns use of VX nerve agent in Kim Jong-nam murder, works closely with OPCW

Kuala Lumpur has “strongly condemned” the use of the VX toxic nerve agent on its soil to assassinate the half-brother of the North Korean leader in Malaysia last month, adding that it remains in close contact with the chemical weapons watchdog over the incident. “The Ministry strongly condemns the use of such a chemical weapon […]