2020-07-28: News Headlines

yenisafak (2020-07-28). Nukes guarantee N. Korea's safety, future: Kim Jong-un. yenisafak.com North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un has said the country's nuclear capabilities will permanently guarantee its "national security and future," according to media reports on Tuesday.His remarks came at an event in the capital Pyongyang on Monday night to mark the 67th anniversary of the end of the 1950-1953 Korean War, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported.They were a clear signal that North Korea has no intention of giving up its nuclear weapons and views them as an essential means of deterrence."Thanks to our reliable and effective self-defense war deterrence, there will no longer be war on this land and our na…

Mehr News Agency (2020-07-28). Kim Jong Un rules out possibility of war against N Korea. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 28 (MNA) — North Korea leader Kim Jong Un said there will not be any war on his country again.

_____ (2020-07-28). Iran's Future Will Be Prosperous: A 150-Year Fight for Sovereignty From Oil to Nuclear Energy. strategic-culture.org This is Part 3 of the series "Follow the Trail of Blood and Oil".

Staff (2020-07-27). Headlines for July 27, 2020. democracynow.org Florida, Texas and California Grapple with Mounting Infections as U.S. Caseload Tops 4.2 Million, Protesters in Puerto Rico Call for Halt to Tourism to Curb Mounting Coronavirus Cases, Judge Denies Trump Request to Delay Deadline for Releasing Immigrant Children, Senate to Unveil New Coronavirus Stimulus Bill Cutting Unemployment Benefits, U.K. Reinstates Spain Quarantine; N. Korea Declares Emergency; Cases Mount Across Latin America & Africa, BLM Protesters Face Attacks from Federal Agents, Police, and Other Violence in Cities Across the U.S., John Lewis Crosses Edmund Pettus Bridge for Last Time as Family and S…

RT (2020-07-27). Keeping borders shut for long 'almost impossible', WHO says, as countries fear Covid-19 spike. rt.com Keeping international borders shut for too long over Covid-19 would hardly be possible, according to the World Health Organization. Its statement comes as virus spikes in some countries spark fears of a second wave. | The basic protective measures remain wearing masks and keeping social distancing, WHO's Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus pointed out. He praised Canada, China, Germany and South Korea for their significant achievements in countering the epidemic due to strict adherence to the rules. | Meanwhile, another WHO official sees it as extremely hard to keep the world hermetically sealed for mu…

RT (2020-07-27). False alarm? Person suspected of bringing 1st Covid-19 case into N. Korea wasn't infected, South believes. rt.com A man who crossed into North Korea and put the city of Kaesong on high alert because he had symptoms resembling coronavirus is unlikely to have been a transmitter of the deadly contagion, Seoul's health officials have claimed. | The man in question — who fled from the North three years ago — returned to his homeland on July 19. He reportedly showed up in Kaesong, his home city, and on-site medical screening returned "uncertain results," Pyongyang's state media reported. | Fearing that he could become North Korea's patient zero, the authorities immediately called a meeting to address an emergency "tha…

Rachel Mullin (2020-07-27). July 26, 1950: The No Gun Ri Massacre, South Korea. globalresearch.ca The Korean War is not publicly commemorated like the Civil War or World War II, so it is little wonder that the Korean War massacre,

Karl Grossman (2020-07-27). Ohio nuclear scandal 2020. nationofchange.org The U.S. Attorney's Office and FBI last week charged the speaker of the Ohio House of Representative and four others in a scheme to use ratepayers money to keep two decrepit nuclear power plants operating.

yenisafak (2020-07-27). WHO says COVID-19 by far its worst global health emergency. yenisafak.com The new coronavirus pandemic that has infected more than 16 million people is easily the worst global health emergency the World Health Organization (WHO) has faced, its director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday.Only with strict adherence to health measures, from wearing masks to avoiding crowds, would the world be able to beat it, Tedros added at a virtual news briefing in Geneva."Where these measures are followed, cases go down. Where they are not, cases go up," he said, praising Canada, China, Germany and South Korea for controlling outbreaks.

Robert J. Burrowes (2020-07-26). The Global Elite's Coup Against Humanity. Fear and "Submissive Obedience" globalresearch.ca Any serious study of the relevant scholarly literature reveals at least four possible paths to "human extinction": nuclear war, the climate catastrophe, the deployment of 5G and biodiversity collapse. | Moreover, as I have documented previously, under cover of a virus …

yenisafak (2020-07-26). Putin says Russian Navy to get hypersonic nuclear strike weapons. yenisafak.com Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday the Russian Navy would be armed with hypersonic nuclear strike weapons and underwater nuclear drones, which the defence ministry said were in their final phase of testing.Putin, who says he does not want an arms race, has often spoken of a new generation of Russian nuclear weapons that he says are unequalled and can hit almost anywhere in the world. Some Western experts have questioned how advanced they are.The weapons, some of which have yet to be deployed, include the Poseidon underwater nuclear drone, designed to be carried by submarines, and the Tsirkon (Zircon)…

Mehr News Agency (2020-07-26). Iran to continue peaceful nuclear program: Deputy FM. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 27 (MNA) — Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araghchi said that Iran will continue its peaceful nuclear program in accordance with IAEA regulations.

RT (2020-07-25). Kim Jong-un declares emergency & puts Kaesong city on total lockdown after 1st suspected Covid-19 case in North Korea. rt.com The city of Kaesong has been placed on lockdown after a person with symptoms of coronavirus "illegally" crossed the border, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un announced at an emergency anti-epidemic meeting. | The suspected patient zero reportedly entered the country on July 19, after defecting to South Korea some three years ago. He has since been quarantined, but "several medical check-ups of the secretion of that person's upper respiratory organ and blood" returned "uncertain results," according to state news agency KCNA. If confirmed, it would be the first Covid-19 case officially acknowledged by North Korea.

RT (2020-07-25). US plans to build nuclear reactors for the MOON & MARS to host 'sustainable human presence'. rt.com The US is planning to construct nuclear reactors for use on the Moon and on Mars that would allow humans to inhabit them for long periods of time — and it's asking for help from the private sector to do it.

Judith Deutsch (2020-07-25). Nuclear Weapons and Extreme Threats. A Tale of Two Men Handling Emergency. globalresearch.ca One man reacted to emergency and the other one didn't. The two men are

_____ (2020-07-25). Is The United States A Failing State? A Failed State? popularresistance.org To ask whether the United States, the world's dominant military power, is 'a failing state' should cause worldwide anxiety. Such a state, analogous to a wounded animal, is a global menace of unprecedented proportions in the nuclear age. Its political leadership is exhibiting a reckless tendency of combining incompetence with extremism. It is also crucial to ascertain at what point a failing state should be written off as 'a failed state' for which there is no longer a clear path to redemption. The November elections in the United States will send a strong signal as to whether the United States is failing or has f…

sputniknews (2020-07-25). North Korea Reports First Suspected Coronavirus Case. sputniknews.com MOSCOW(Sputnik) – North Korea has announced that the first, suspected, coronavirus case has been registered in the country, the individual illegally crossed the border with South Korea earlier this month, the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reports.

_____ (2020-07-24). Should China be Part of Arms Control Talks? strategic-culture.org In June 2020, Washington and Moscow resumed talks on renewing the New START Treaty limiting long-range nuclear weapons. If the treaty, due to expire in February 2021, is not prolonged or replaced, there are fears of a new global arms race breaking out. | (Click on the image to enlarge)…

yenisafak (2020-07-24). S. Korea to train hundreds of doctors to battle future epidemics. yenisafak.com South Korea will add 4,000 medical students over the next 10 years to swell the number of its doctors and strengthen the response to future public health crises, government and ruling party officials say.Authorities flagged the need to train doctors for potential outbreaks of infectious disease worse than COVID-19, which is caused by the coronavirus, pointing to the risk of more frequent epidemics and limited numbers of beds for the sick.To fill the gap, officials said they plan to step up admissions to medical schools using a combination of new quotas, incentives for students in less lucrative specialities and t…