Monthly Archives: April 2020

2020-04-30: News Headlines

RT (2020-04-30). S. Korea reports no new domestic coronavirus cases for 1st time since February. rt.com South Korea on Thursday reported no new domestic coronavirus cases for the first time since February, according to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC). | It reported four new infections, all imported cases, taking the national tally to 10,765. The death toll rose by one to 247, while 9,059 have been discharged. Of the total, 1,065 were imported cases, while more than 90 percent were Koreans, a KCDC statement said. | The health authorities also said that no local transmissions occurred from a parliamentary election this month, where authorities took safety measures. | "Twenty-nine millio…

en.mehrnews (2020-04-30). US' maximum pressure failing against nuclear deal's internal strength. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA) — Head of Iranian President's Office said the United States' enmity with the 2015 nuclear deal (JCPOA) is the clearest proof of Washington's anti-Iran characteristic, noting that, however, the US maximum pressure campaign has failed to break the historic pact apart.

en.mehrnews (2020-04-30). Batch of nuclear fuel delivered to Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA) — A new batch of nuclear fuel has been delivered to the Bushehr nuclear power plant in Iran, the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) announced.

Gareth Porter (2020-04-29). With apparently fabricated nuclear documents, Netanyahu pushed the US towards war with Iran. thealtworld.com An investigation of supposed Iranian nuclear documents presented in a dramatically staged Netanyahu press conference indicates they were an Israeli fabrication designed to trigger US military conflict with Iran. | President Donald Trump scrapped the nuclear deal with Iran and continued to risk war with Iran based on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's claim to have proven definitively that Iran was determined to manufacture nuclear weapons. Netanyahu not only spun Trump but much of the corporate media as well, duping them with the public unveiling of what he claimed was the entire secret Iranian "nuclear…

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2020-04-29). Western Media Continues to Spread Fake News About North Korea. globalresearch.ca In modern warfare, one of the greatest weapons is the power to manipulate information. In a globalized international society, extremely integrated and connected by an infinite information circulation network, a media which controls the dissemination and content of such information …

en.mehrnews (2020-04-29). Satellite images increase probability of Kim Jong Un's presence at coastal resort. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 29 (MNA) — Recent satellite photos of luxury boats, often used by Kim Jong Un near Wonsan, suggest that the North Korean leader is at the coastal resort.

Staff (2020-04-24). "We Don't Have the Capacity to Treat": Palestinian-Canadian Doctor Says Israel Must Lift Gaza Siege. democracynow.org As fears continue to grow about what a rampant outbreak of the coronavirus might do to the occupied Palestinian territory, already crippled by years of Israeli sanctions, we get an update from Dr. Tarek Loubani, Palestinian-Canadian doctor and emergency physician who volunteers in the Gaza Strip and returned from a trip there last month. "Testing is severely limited," he says. "There have been fewer tests in Gaza so far throughout the entire pandemic than there were in South Korea yesterday."

Julianne Tveten (2020-04-30). Is Kim Dead? Your Guess Is as Good as Western Media's. fair.org "Monitoring intelligence" is journalese for "aware of rumors" (CNN, If CNN is to be believed, Kim Jong-un is in critical condition—or he isn't. | Recently, the network published an article (

Scarlet Kim (2020-04-24). They Were Willing to Make the Ultimate Sacrifice for the U.S., but Trump Won't Let Them Become Americans. aclu.org Ange Samma, a 22-year-old green card holder from Burkina Faso, came to the United States seven years ago, when he was still a teenager. After studying electrical engineering at community college, he decided to enlist in the U.S. Army in 2018. He wanted to give back to his adopted country and also hoped joining the military would help him achieve his goal of becoming an electrical engineer. , , Ange currently serves on active duty as a soldier in South Korea. But despite serving this country on a U.S. military base in a foreign country, he still hasn't been able to obtain citizenship through his military servic…

Jon Rainwater (2020-04-23). A Myriad of Ways to Wage Peace During These Times. peaceaction.org As we shelter in our homes to protect ourselves from this global pandemic, we wanted to share some of the many ways you can remain active and impactful in the work for a more peaceful world. Peace Action has long been a leader in organizing international conferences, marches, and rallies around the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty …

Strategic Culture (2020-02-08). US Deploys 'Mini-Nukes' in Deplorable Threat to World Peace. theantimedia.com These so-called "mini-nukes" represent—despite the diminutive-sounding name—an increased risk of nuclear war.

Jon Rainwater (2019-11-07). Take Action — Some actual, SANE legislation. peaceaction.org Trump has plans to spend nearly $2 TRILLION over the next 30 years on unneeded and unnecessary nuclear weapons and delivery systems. This makes no sense. This is insane. That's nearly $100 million wasted every day for thirty years on weapons we are supposed to be getting rid of. To put that amount in perspective, …

yenisafak (2020-04-30). South Korea records no new local coronavirus cases. yenisafak.com South Korea's fight against the coronavirus seems to have borne fruit as the country recorded no new local cases on Thursday.It is first time in last 72 days that no local case of COVID-19 was found in the country, according to the South Korean president.President Moon Jae-in applauded people for helping curb the spread of the virus that has claimed 247 lives in the country."Zero locally confirmed COVID-19 patients [for the first time] in 72 days. Zero infections in the 14 days since the general elections. This is the power of the Republic of Korea and the South Korean people," Moon said in a statement posted on…

sputniknews (2020-04-30). US Air Force Claims It's Ready to Use Nuclear Arsenal Despite Coronavirus Pandemic. sputniknews.com The COVID-19 outbreak has not spared the American military affecting two of its aircraft carriers, several foreign bases, and at least 6,754 servicemen.

Sputnik News (2020-04-27). Failing to Bring Iran to Its Knees Zarif Tells Pompeo to Stop Dreaming About Return to JCPOA. iranian.com The Trump administration unilaterally withdrew from the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action Iran nuclear deal in 2018, forcing the deal's remaining signatories to scramble to try to save it. On Sunday, US media reported that Secretary of State Pompeo was preparing to argue that Washington was actually still a party to the agreement. Iranian …

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With apparently fabricated nuclear documents, Netanyahu pushed the US towards war with Iran
Gareth Porter | thegrayzone.com | 2020-04-30
An investigation of supposed Iranian nuclear documents presented in a dramatically staged Netanyahu press conference indicates they were an Israeli…
thegrayzone.com/2020/04/29/fabricated-nuclear-documents-netanyahu-war-iran/

Is Kim Dead? Your Guess Is as Good as Western Media's
Julianne Tveten | fair.org | 2020-04-30
"Monitoring intelligence" is journalese for "aware of rumors" (CNN, 4/20/20). | If CNN is to be believed, Kim Jong-un is in critical condition–or he isn't. | Recently, the network published an article ( 4/20/20) whose headline stated that the leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), commonly known in the West as North Korea, was in "grave danger" following cardiovascular surgery and an absence at an April 15 even…
fair.org/home/is-kim-dead-your-guess-is-as-good-as-western-medias/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=is-kim-dead-your-guess-is-as-good-as-western-medias

S. Korea reports no new domestic coronavirus cases for 1st time since February
rt.com | 2020-04-30
South Korea on Thursday reported no new domestic coronavirus cases for the first time since February, according to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC). | It reported four new infections, all imported cases, taking the national tally to 10,765. The death toll rose by one to 247, while 9,059 have been discharged. Of the total, 1,065 were imported cases, while more than 90 percent were Koreans, a KCDC statement said. | The health authorities also said that no local transmissions occurred from a parliamentary election this month, where authorities took safety measures. | "Twenty-nine millio…
rt.com/newsline/487312-south-korea-domestic-cases/

US' maximum pressure failing against nuclear deal's internal strength
en.mehrnews.com | 2020-04-30
TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA)

Batch of nuclear fuel delivered to Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant
en.mehrnews.com | 2020-04-30
TEHRAN, Apr. 30 (MNA)

With apparently fabricated nuclear documents, Netanyahu pushed the US towards war with Iran
Gareth Porter | thealtworld.com | 2020-04-29
An investigation of supposed Iranian nuclear documents presented in a dramatically staged Netanyahu press conference indicates they were an Israeli fabrication designed to trigger US military conflict with Iran. | President Donald Trump scrapped the nuclear deal with Iran and continued to risk war with Iran based on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's claim to have proven definitively that Iran was determined to manufacture nuclear weapons. Netanyahu not only spun Trump but much of the corporate media as well, duping them with the public unveiling of what he claimed was the entire secret Iranian "nuclear…

With apparently fabricated nuclear documents, Netanyahu pushed the US towards war with Iran

Western Media Continues to Spread Fake News About North Korea
Lucas Leiroz de Almeida | globalresearch.ca | 2020-04-29
In modern warfare, one of the greatest weapons is the power to manipulate information. In a globalized international society, extremely integrated and connected by an infinite information circulation network, a media which controls the dissemination and content of such information …
globalresearch.ca/western-media-continues-spread-fake-news-about-north-korea/5711182

Satellite images increase probability of Kim Jong Un's presence at coastal resort
en.mehrnews.com | 2020-04-29
TEHRAN, Apr. 29 (MNA)

They Were Willing to Make the Ultimate Sacrifice for the U.S., but Trump Won't Let Them Become Americans
Scarlet Kim | aclu.org | 2020-04-24
Ange Samma, a 22-year-old green card holder from Burkina Faso, came to the United States seven years ago, when he was still a teenager. After studying electrical engineering at community college, he decided to enlist in the U.S. Army in 2018. He wanted to give back to his adopted country and also hoped joining the military would help him achieve his goal of becoming an electrical engineer. , , Ange currently serves on active duty as a soldier in South Korea. But despite serving this country on a U.S. military base in a foreign country, he still hasn't been able to obtain citizenship through his military servic…
aclu.org/news/immigrants-rights/they-were-willing-to-make-the-ultimate-sacrifice-for-the-u-s-but-trump-wont-let-them-become-americans

"We Don't Have the Capacity to Treat": Palestinian-Canadian Doctor Says Israel Must Lift Gaza Siege
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-04-24
As fears continue to grow about what a rampant outbreak of the coronavirus might do to the occupied Palestinian territory, already crippled by years of Israeli sanctions, we get an update from Dr. Tarek Loubani, Palestinian-Canadian doctor and emergency physician who volunteers in the Gaza Strip and returned from a trip there last month. "Testing is severely limited," he says. "There have been fewer tests in Gaza so far throughout the entire pandemic than there were in South Korea yesterday."
www.democracynow.org/2020/4/24/tarek_loubani_palestinian_canadian_doctor_gaza

A Myriad of Ways to Wage Peace During These Times
Jon Rainwater | peaceaction.org | 2020-04-23
As we shelter in our homes to protect ourselves from this global pandemic, we wanted to share some of the many ways you can remain active and impactful in the work for a more peaceful world. Peace Action has long been a leader in organizing international conferences, marches, and rallies around the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty …
peaceaction.org/2020/04/23/wage-peace-during-pandemic/

South Korea records no new local coronavirus cases
yenisafak.com | 2020-04-30
South Korea's fight against the coronavirus seems to have borne fruit as the country recorded no new local cases on Thursday.It is first time in last 72 days that no local case of COVID-19 was found in the country, according to the South Korean president.President Moon Jae-in applauded people for helping curb the spread of the virus that has claimed 247 lives in the country."Zero locally confirmed COVID-19 patients [for the first time] in 72 days. Zero infections in the 14 days since the general elections. This is the power of the Republic of Korea and the South Korean people," Moon said in a statement posted on…
yenisafak.com/en/world/south-korea-records-no-new-local-coronavirus-cases-3518312

US Air Force Claims It's Ready to Use Nuclear Arsenal Despite Coronavirus Pandemic
sputniknews.com | 2020-04-30
The COVID-19 outbreak has not spared the American military affecting two of its aircraft carriers, several foreign bases, and at least 6,754 servicemen.
sputniknews.com/military/202004301079144268-us-air-force-claims-its-ready-to-use-nuclear-arsenal-despite-coronavirus-pandemic/

Failing to Bring Iran to Its Knees Zarif Tells Pompeo to Stop Dreaming About Return to JCPOA
Sputnik News | iranian.com | 2020-04-27
The Trump administration unilaterally withdrew from the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action Iran nuclear deal in 2018, forcing the deal's remaining signatories to scramble to try to save it. On Sunday, US media reported that Secretary of State Pompeo was preparing to argue that Washington was actually still a party to the agreement. Iranian …
iranian.com/2020/04/27/zarif-tells-pompeo-to-stop-dreaming-about-return-to-jcpoa-after-failing-to-bring-iran-to-its-knees/