Pompeo signs deal to move US troops from Germany to Poland

The history of US troops in Germany Dispute over nuclear missiles Heavily guarded Pershing-II rockets were brought to the US base in Mutlangen in 1983. The rockets, armed with nuclear warheads, became a political issue. They were touted as filling an important gap in NATO’s deterrent shield against the Warsaw Pact. Peace activists, however, saw […]

UK halts military training for Hong Kong police as relations with China decline

Watling pointed out that in the case of some countries with dubious rights records – such as Turkey – the UK has obligations to train their troops under Nato agreements. And he said the UK had an interest in helping the Philippines – where Islamist groups have taken foreign hostages – learn “urban commando” skills.

‘I had my rapist’s baby at aged nine, married him at 11 and had six kids by 16’

“It was hard, but I endure. The most grateful thing that I say is happening for me right now is to be able to talk about what happened in my past.

Poland, U.S. sign military agreement

Blaszczak told Polish Press Agency that the deal will cost Poland around 113 million euros (134 million U.S. dollars). “Like other countries with a United States military presence, Poland guarantees and pays for military quarters, sustenance, a yearly allowance of fuel, storage of select equipment and armaments, and infrastructure,” he said. Enditem

England v Pakistan stoppages: Cricket still in the dark ages over issue of bad light

More pertinently, the ICC could conduct research in partnership with the appropriate scientific bodies (friends in eye places, if you will) and come up with a standardised level at which play is deemed to be unreasonable or unsafe. That figure could then be published with a reading included alongside the scoreboard both at the ground […]

Kano Gov, Ganduje, spends N5bn on skill acquisition centre for youths

Also delivering his address, the Commissioner for Youths, Kabiru Lakwaya explained the essence and importance of the day while also calling on the state government to adopt some resolutions reached during 4th session of the Nigeria Youth Parliament  that took place in December 2019

Kano Gov spends N5b on skill acquisition centre for youths

Ganduje stated this on Saturday while delivering an address during this year’s International Youths Day celebration organized by the Ministry of Youths and Sports Development in Kano. The theme of this year’s event is “Youth Engagement for Global Action”.

Documents show Polis taking $1M in donations for top jobs

For instance, the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, in a letter awarding the grant, told the Polis administration to “consider this grant anonymous internally and externally.” And if the governor’s office acknowledged the grant, it was told to list only the foundation — not the actual donor, the Emerson Collective. A spokeswoman for the Emerson Collective […]

Massachusetts’ Ed Markey tries to defend his seat from a Kennedy

Kennedy has tried to poke holes in Markey’s record, raising the senator’s long-ago opposition to abortion rights and busing to achieve racial integration in public schools, as well as a number of votes for bills that progressives abhor today: the North American Free Trade Agreement in 1993, the 1994 crime bill, the Patriot Act in […]

Matt Hancock urges shops to call the POLICE if people refuse to wear face masks despite top officers branding the £100 fines ‘IMPOSSIBLE’ to enforce – as retailers warn the rules are the ‘last nail in the coffin’ for business

‘I’m really worried this will massively affect our business, I believe people will just not bother coming out to buy a non essential item while having to wear a mask, sometimes our customers can be in our store an hour so it can be a long time to have the mask on especially when they […]