Chad is just one of several African nations on which former colonial powers have kept tight reins through military cooperation, debt diplomacy, and multinational corporate investment in resources extraction. The Sahelian nation plays a key role in sustaining the French military presence in West Africa.
The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, Netherlands, ruled in 2016 that China has no legal basis to claim the majority of the sea located between western Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei and Taiwan. Beijing subsequently deployed hundreds of Chinese naval vessels into territorial waters exclusive to the Philippines’ economic zone.
For those who indulge, April 20 marks an annual, international celebration of marijuana legalization, advocacy and normalization. As states and localities across the US take steps to decriminalize and legalize the psychoactive substance, 4/20 demonstrations have become less about defiance, and more of a time for campaigning and celebration.
The 99-year-old facility has been a distinctive site on the Baltimore inner harbor waterfront for decades with its recognizable neon rooftop “Domino Sugars” sign. The factory processed some 6.5 million pounds of raw cane sugar on a daily basis.
United States Strategic Command (also known by its abbreviation – STRATCOM) is the combatant command in charge of the US nuclear arsenal, air defence, and space forces. In the event of a nuclear war, STRATCOM would be tasked with executing the launch of US nuclear missiles against the enemy.
Earlier this month, the Arizona Department of Administration rejected an event permit application submitted by the National Socialist Movement (NSM), citing inadequate insurance. Nevertheless, members of the US-based Nationalist Front group assembled at a different location on Saturday, where they were seen clashing with counter-protesters.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - On Sunday, 12 of Europe's leading soccer clubs — AC Milan, Arsenal, Atletico Madrid, Chelsea, Barcelona, Inter Milan, Juventus, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Real Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur — officially announced the establishment of the ESL, a new European club football league.
Prince Charles and Prince William are now reportedly sorting out the "future business of the monarchy" and will design tailor made roles for its seven senior members.