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China Invites Islamic Country Envoys to Visit Muslim Internment Camps

China Invites Islamic Country Envoys to Visit Muslim Internment Camps

The Chinese government invited representatives from 12 neighboring, mostly Muslim-majority countries this week to tour someof the internment camps built in western Xinjiang province to indoctrinate, torture, and exploit the laborof Chinese Muslims.

Report: Second Trump-Kim Summit to Take Place March or April in Vietnam

Report: Second Trump-Kim Summit to Take Place March or April in Vietnam

South Korean news outlets, citing a report from theWashington Post, claimed on Thursday that North Korea and the United Statesagreed to a second summit between American President Donald Trump and dictator Kim Jong-un, likely to occur in Vietnam in March or April.

Zimbabwe: President Claims Protests 'Fizzling Out' as Death Toll Climbs

Zimbabwe: President Claims Protests 'Fizzling Out' as Death Toll Climbs

Reports suggest that at least eight people have died in protests against skyrocketing gasoline prices in Zimbabwe as of this Wednesday, which continued into the day despite President Emmerson Mnangagwa reportedly claiming the demonstrations were "fizzling out.

General Warns U.S.: China Will Recolonize Taiwan 'at All Costs'

General Warns U.S.: China Will Recolonize Taiwan 'at All Costs'

GeneralLi Zuocheng of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) echoed the sentiments of Communist Party leader Xi Jinping in remarks Tuesday urging America not to retain ties to Taiwan and that any attempt to protect it from Chinese invasion would be met with military force.

Report: Turkey Has 80,000 Soldiers on Hand for Syrian Invasion

Report: Turkey Has 80,000 Soldiers on Hand for Syrian Invasion

The ardently pro-Turkish government newspaperYeni Safak reported Monday that Ankara has prepared 80,000 troops to invade the Kurdish region of northern Syria in anticipation of the United States' withdrawal from the area.

China: U.S. Company 'Pathetic' for Refusing to Buy Goods Made by Muslim Slaves

China: U.S. Company 'Pathetic' for Refusing to Buy Goods Made by Muslim Slaves

The Chinese Foreign Ministry condemned the American companyBadger Sportswear for announcing it would no longer purchase clothing from a company based in Xinjiang, where the communist government has built dozens of internment camps to house, enslave, and torture Muslim minorities.

Erdogan Offers to Build Syrian Government in New York Times Op-Ed

Erdogan Offers to Build Syrian Government in New York Times Op-Ed

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan penned aNew York Times opinion column published Monday in which he offered Turkey's guidance in rebuilding the government of northern Syria without the presence of the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG/YPJ), America's closest battlefield ally in the country.

Erdogan Refuses to Meet with John Bolton for Syria Talks

Erdogan Refuses to Meet with John Bolton for Syria Talks

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan refused to meet with U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton before he departed Ankara on Tuesday, claiming a scheduling conflict but assailing Bolton's defense of Syrian Kurdish militias in remarks the same day.

John Bolton: No Withdrawal from Syria Without Security Guarantees for Kurds

John Bolton: No Withdrawal from Syria Without Security Guarantees for Kurds

U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton said in remarks during his trip to Israel Sunday that President Donald Trump does not intend to withdraw troops from Syria until he is satisfied with security guarantees for the Syrian Kurdish militias fighting there, which have played a key role in the defeat of the Islamic State.

Brazil: Bolsonaro Promises to Fire 'Communist' Government Employees

Brazil: Bolsonaro Promises to Fire 'Communist' Government Employees

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's chief of staffOnyx Lorenzoni told reporters following a cabinet meeting Thursday that Bolsonaro intends to fire any "communists" who work for the government currently, contending that those holding opposing ideological views to the new government cannot properly execute its goals.

Bolsonaro Takes Helm in Brazil: 'Our Flag Will Never Be Red'

Bolsonaro Takes Helm in Brazil: 'Our Flag Will Never Be Red'

Brazil inaugurated Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right conservative who campaigned on a platform of smaller government and fighting socialism, as its president on Tuesday. In his first speech in office, Bolsonaro urged Brazilians to "dream" while remaining vigilant of the threats of socialism.

2018: The Year China's Communists Turned on Xi Jinping

2018: The Year China's Communists Turned on Xi Jinping

At the tail end of 2017, Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping delivered a 3.5-hour speech appointing himself the head of a "new era" of Chinese global hegemony, the indisputable leader of world communism.

Iran Holds Talks with Afghanistan, Taliban amid U.S. Peace Process

Iran Holds Talks with Afghanistan, Taliban amid U.S. Peace Process

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani revealed Thursday that he had received theSecretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council,Ali Shamkhani, in his office, shortly after reports verified that Iranian government officials have been in touch with the Taliban amid peace talks with the U.S.

China Lauds Cuba for Rejecting 'Individualism,' Suggests Mimicking Chinese Economy

China Lauds Cuba for Rejecting 'Individualism,' Suggests Mimicking Chinese Economy

China's state-runGlobal Times newspaper published a story Tuesday recommending that the communist regime of Cuba learn from China's "reform and opening-up" economic strategy, which saw Beijing allowing trusted Communist Party members to run corporations to give the appearance of private enterprise.

North Korea: U.S. Human Rights Advocacy 'a Serious Political Provocation'

North Korea: U.S. Human Rights Advocacy 'a Serious Political Provocation'

North Korea's state media assailed the United States and allies at the United Nations Tuesday for helping pass a resolution condemning Pyongyang's decades-long systematic human rights abuses, calling the resolution "a serious political provocation against the dignified" Korean state.

Venezuela Invades Guyana to Block Exxon Mobil Oil Exploration

Venezuela Invades Guyana to Block Exxon Mobil Oil Exploration

The Venezuelan Navy illegally entered the waters of Guyana this weekend and forced a ship contracted by Exxon Mobil to conduct oil research in the area to vacate, claiming that Guyana's permission to explore its sovereign territory was not enough for the ship to be legally present in the water.

Report: Official China-North Korea Trade Down over 50 Percent in 2018

Report: Official China-North Korea Trade Down over 50 Percent in 2018

TheSouth China Morning Post, citing Reuters statistics, reported on Monday that China has reduced its trade with North Korea by over 50 percent in the past year, potentially crippling Pyongyang's economy given that China is North Korea's largest trade partner.

China Defends 'War on Christmas': 'Excessive Commercialization Is Curbed'

China Defends 'War on Christmas': 'Excessive Commercialization Is Curbed'

China's state-runGlobal Times newspaper defended in a Sunday column widespread crackdowns on Christmas displays and public celebration of the Christian holiday, claiming Western media reporting on the matter had "gone too far" and police action was necessary to "regulate excessive commercialization.

Cuban Slave Doctors Sue Venezuela's State Oil Company for Wages

Cuban Slave Doctors Sue Venezuela's State Oil Company for Wages

A group of unnamed Cuban doctors forced to work without pay in Venezuela filed a lawsuit Monday against Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA), the state's oil company, arguing that the socialist state paid the Castro regime for their services in oil and owe them a fair salary.

Russia Announces Military Base in Venezuela

Russia Announces Military Base in Venezuela

Venezuelan news agencies, citing the Russian state outlet TASS, reported on Monday that the socialist dictatorship has agreed to allow Moscow to establish a military base on the island of La Orchila in the Caribbean Sea, the first such base since the end of the Cold War.

Report: U.S. Company Bought Clothes Made in Chinese Muslim Concentration Camp

Report: U.S. Company Bought Clothes Made in Chinese Muslim Concentration Camp

The Associated Press (AP) published a shocking report Monday night revealing that China is beginning to equip its prisons for Muslim ethnic minorities, referred to as internment or concentration camps by survivors, with large manufacturing centers where doctors and other highly-educated people are forced to learn to sew cheap clothing.

Chinese City Bans Christmas Celebrations to Maintain 'Clean Environment'

Chinese City Bans Christmas Celebrations to Maintain 'Clean Environment'

The Chinese city ofLangfang near Beijing banned any public displays celebrating Christmas, including Christmas trees, lights, banners, and any "religious activities" in public in an attempt to win a Communist Party award for being "civilized," state media reported on Monday.

Putin Copies China, Calls for Plan to 'Guide' Content of Rap Music

Putin Copies China, Calls for Plan to 'Guide' Content of Rap Music

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced during a government meeting this weekend that he would seek to "take charge and guide" the content of rap and hip-hop music, lamenting that banning the genre complete was "impossible.

Bolsonaro: Brazil Has 'an Obligation' to Help Latin America Fight Communism

Bolsonaro: Brazil Has 'an Obligation' to Help Latin America Fight Communism

Brazil's President-elect Jair Bolsonaro told a crowd at an assemblyof Latin American conservatives in his native country this weekend that he feels, as Latin America's largest economy, Brazil has an "obligation" to fight the leftist regimes in Cuba, Venezuela, Bolivia, and elsewhere.

Elian Gonzalez Joins Twitter Day Before OAS Exposes Cuba's Human Rights Crimes

Elian Gonzalez Joins Twitter Day Before OAS Exposes Cuba's Human Rights Crimes

Elián González, a Cuban former child refugee who was violently expelled from the United States during the Clinton administration when he was six, opened a Twitter account on Thursday, explaining that he wished to thank Cuban second-in-command Miguel Díaz-Canel for his birthday wishes.

Report: North Korea Speeds Up Construction at Long-Range Missile Site

Report: North Korea Speeds Up Construction at Long-Range Missile Site

North Korea has spent the past six months "continuously upgrading" a key long-range missile facility despite public promises to reduce investments in military development, according to a report citing satellite image evidence published Wednesday.

Maduro Thanks Putin for Helping Venezuela 'Survive'

Maduro Thanks Putin for Helping Venezuela 'Survive'

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow Wednesday, where the latter agreed to support the socialist regime economically and politically. As of press time, both sides have kept the details of this support secret, however.

Chinese Doctor Who Claimed to Have Edited Baby Genes Disappears

Chinese Doctor Who Claimed to Have Edited Baby Genes Disappears

He Jiankui, the Chinese scientist who claimed recently to have successfully edited the genes of twin infants to reject HIV, appears to have gone missing since delivering remarks at a Hong Kong scientific conference, theSouth China Morning Post reported on Monday.

China Applauds Its 'Enormous Progress on Human Rights' with U.N. Approval

China Applauds Its 'Enormous Progress on Human Rights' with U.N. Approval

China's state media outlets praised officialZhang Jun and its United Nations delegation on Monday for celebrating the country's alleged human rights progress before the international forum, failing to mention Communist Party leader Xi Jinping's expansion of political re-education camps and terror campaigns against religious minorities.

Xi Jinping: Globalization Will Happen 'Independent of People's Will'

Xi Jinping: Globalization Will Happen 'Independent of People's Will'

Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping warned attendees at the nation'sFirst China International Import Expo on Monday that economic globalization was "an overarching trend, something that is independent of people’s will" and that history would leave behind those sticking to policies benefitting their countries.

Jair Bolsonaro Thanks God for Surviving Campaign Stabbing

Jair Bolsonaro Thanks God for Surviving Campaign Stabbing

"First, I want to thank God for being alive," were the first words President-elect Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil said at an Evangelical Christian service on Tuesday night, his first public appearance since winning Sunday's election.

Cartoon Panda Explains: China's Belt and Road Death Trap 'Is Like a Chorus of Nations'

Cartoon Panda Explains: China's Belt and Road Death Trap 'Is Like a Chorus of Nations'

The official publication of China's Communist Party, thePeople's Daily, published a video Tuesday promoting its One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative featuring a cartoon panda named "Pan Pan," heavily quoting communist party leader Xi Jinping and claiming the plan will enrich the world through "common development.

Brazil: Bolsonaro Gains 6 Points with Women After Claim He Threatened to Kill Ex-Wife

Brazil: Bolsonaro Gains 6 Points with Women After Claim He Threatened to Kill Ex-Wife

Brazilian conservative candidate Jair Bolsonaro gained six points among women voters in a poll released Tuesday, less than a week after he was accused of threatening to kill his ex-wife and after a weekend in which leftist feminist protests drew thousands to convene nationwide to reject his candidacy.

China Forces Civilians to Conduct Air Raid Drills in Major Cities

China Forces Civilians to Conduct Air Raid Drills in Major Cities

Chinese citizens in Beijing, Shanghai, and other major population hubs throughout the country spent the weekend observingNationwide National Defense Education Day, forced to practice air raid drills to know how to react to a military invasion.

Kenya Arrests Chinese Businessman for Calling Kenyans 'Monkey People'

Kenya Arrests Chinese Businessman for Calling Kenyans 'Monkey People'

Kenyan police arrested a Chinese motorcycle dealer operating in the country this week after an employee recorded the man berating his native Kenyan employees, calling them "monkey people" and referring to Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta as a "monkey.

Beijing's Censorship Push Failing as Xi Jinping's Incompetence Becomes Focus of Protests

Beijing's Censorship Push Failing as Xi Jinping's Incompetence Becomes Focus of Protests

Communist Party leader Xi Jinping has carefully crafted an image of himself as a big-picture visionary, tasked with turning China into the world's preeminent superpower. While Xi has focused on taking over the world, however, the average Chinese citizen appears increasingly frustrated with his inability to provide competent government functions like adequate education and health care.

Report: North Korea Still Making Cluster Bombs

Report: North Korea Still Making Cluster Bombs

An NGO specializing in the proliferation of cluster bombs released a report Thursday at the United Nations accusing the communist government of North Korea of continuing to build and stockpile the weapons.

China Mulls Plan to Tax Adults Under 40 for 'Reproduction Fund'

China Mulls Plan to Tax Adults Under 40 for 'Reproduction Fund'

A Chinese academic report published this week suggested the nation should begin taxing all adults under 40 and using their money for a "reproduction fund" that would benefit families with more than one child in an attempt to raise birth rates, triggering widespread outrage.

China Forces All Religious Buildings to Fly Communist Flag

China Forces All Religious Buildings to Fly Communist Flag

China's state-run newspaperGlobal Times derided critics in the West Thursday for condemning a new initiative forcing all religious buildings to fly China's red flag as a means to "enhance the concept of nation.

North Korea: 'Our Society Is the Best in the World'

North Korea: 'Our Society Is the Best in the World'

North Korea's state newspaperRodong Sinmun published a column Wednesday urging North Koreans not to be enticed by other cultures or ways of life, insisting instead that the brutally repressive communism of the Kim family regime is the "best in the world.

State Department: Russia's Response to Indictments 'Absurd,' No Agreements Made

State Department: Russia's Response to Indictments 'Absurd,' No Agreements Made

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert sharply rebuked the Russian government during Wednesday's regular press briefing, calling Moscow's response to election meddling allegations "absurd" and insisting that the two countries did not come to any agreements at this week's Helsinki summit.

China Warns Russia: U.S. Friendliness Will Not Last Past Trump Presidency

China Warns Russia: U.S. Friendliness Will Not Last Past Trump Presidency

China's state-runGlobal Timeswarned Russia in a Tuesday column not to trust that any agreeableness on President Donald Trump's part will be a permanent change in U.S. policy, adding that Trump's "America First" policy makes it impossible for Washington to have true international allies.

Erdogan Adopts Xi Jinping's Language and Strategy in Turkey's 'New Era'

Erdogan Adopts Xi Jinping's Language and Strategy in Turkey's 'New Era'

Turkish President Recep TayyipErdoğan announced during his inaugural address Monday that Turkey is entering a "new era," where the nation will take center stage in geopolitics and citizens are expected to submit to the will of the state for the greater good of Turkish identity.

Mike Pompeo Trashes North Korean Rant: If U.S. Is a Gangster, 'the World Is a Gangster'

Mike Pompeo Trashes North Korean Rant: If U.S. Is a Gangster, 'the World Is a Gangster'

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo responded on Sunday to an extensive diatribe published against him in North Korea's official state media, asserting that his demand for complete, verifiable, and irreversible denuclearization (CVID) was not "gangster-like," but reflective of the world's hopes for the nation.

Turkey: Erdogan Fires 18,000 Civil Servants Before Inauguration

Turkey: Erdogan Fires 18,000 Civil Servants Before Inauguration

The government of Turkey issued a blanket decree Sunday firing18,632 state employees for unspecified "links with terror groups" and has increased the number of arrests for "insulting the president" ahead of the inauguration of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Monday.

Private American in China Latest Victim of Unexplained Sonic Attacks

Private American in China Latest Victim of Unexplained Sonic Attacks

The State Department revealed Thursday that a second American citizen in China has suffered adverse health effects similar to those of an American diplomat in Shanghai and 26 diplomats in Havana, Cuba, part of a wave of attacks of unknown origin.

Xi Jinping Orders End to 'Pompous,' 'Blindly Optimistic' Chinese Propaganda

Xi Jinping Orders End to 'Pompous,' 'Blindly Optimistic' Chinese Propaganda

The official newspaper of the Communist Party of China (CPC), thePeople's Daily, condemned "pompous" and "incredibly exaggerated" pro-Chinese propaganda in the country, reporting that CPC leader Xi Jinping has ordered state media outlets to temper their language.

Price of Child Brides Skyrockets to 300 Cows in South Sudan and Kenya

Price of Child Brides Skyrockets to 300 Cows in South Sudan and Kenya

An extensive report published byThomson Reuters Foundation on Wednesday finds that the price of a child bride in eastern Africa, particularly South Sudan and Kenya, has skyrocketed as families seek ways to avoid starvation and ensure their children have food and shelter.

White House Confirms: Putin, Trump to Meet in Finland Capital

White House Confirms: Putin, Trump to Meet in Finland Capital

The White House announced Thursday that President Donald Trump will meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, on July 12. The announcement follows a meeting between Putin and Trump's National Security Advisor, John Bolton, in Moscow this week.

Taiwan's President Asks World: 'Constrain China'

Taiwan's President Asks World: 'Constrain China'

Taiwan'sPresident Tsai Ing-wen asked the world to help Taiwan "constrain China" in an interview with Agence-France Presse (AFP) on Monday, warning that the world's "democracy, freedom and freedom to do business" were imperiled by the Communist Party.

China Complains: 'Nationalism' Making Asia Wary of One Belt, One Road

China Complains: 'Nationalism' Making Asia Wary of One Belt, One Road

China's state-controlledGlobal Times newspaper lamented on Monday the persistence of "nationalist" distrust of the Communist Beijing regime throughout the rest of Asia, warning Chinese corporations to "delicately" assert themselves and their projects.

Report: North Korea Begins Renovating Restaurants in China

Report: North Korea Begins Renovating Restaurants in China

The South Korean outlet Yonhap reported on Monday that closed North Korean restaurants near the border in China have begun renovations, a sign that they are preparing for sanctions to lift on the country as part of an ongoing dialogue with the United States.

Erdogan Declares 'Democracy Wins' as Arrests, Fraud Claims Mar Turkish Election

Erdogan Declares 'Democracy Wins' as Arrests, Fraud Claims Mar Turkish Election

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan celebrated his election victory Sunday, declaring that "the sufferers of our region and all oppressed in the world" won the election as opposition leaders and international observers decry widespread arrests, ballot irregularities, and censorship.

Turkey: Opposition Prepares Army of Monitors for Sunday's Election

Turkey: Opposition Prepares Army of Monitors for Sunday's Election

Turkey's ruling and opposition parties have launched the final stretch of this year's presidential campaign, with elections scheduled for Sunday, amid widespread concerns that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will cruise to an easy win through irregular voting situations and possible election fraud.

Pompeo May Return to North Korea as Soon as This Weekend

Pompeo May Return to North Korea as Soon as This Weekend

Reports in South Korean media, citing a Korean lawmaker speaking on national radio, reported Thursday that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo could be visiting North Korea again as soon as this weekend.

Cuba Victims' Families Ask U.S. to Indict Raul Castro for American Citizen Murders

Cuba Victims' Families Ask U.S. to Indict Raul Castro for American Citizen Murders

The families of those killed in the 1996 shootdown of planes belonging to the Cuban-American Brothers to the Rescue charity requested support from Congress Wednesday in their mission to seek indictments against dictator Raúl Castro and other senior Cuban government officials for their relatives' murders.

Reports: China Opens Flow of North Korean Products, Workers on Border

Reports: China Opens Flow of North Korean Products, Workers on Border

North Korean products and workers reportedly began flowing into China at an accelerated rate following dictator Kim Jong-un's meeting with American President Donald Trump last week, and China has apparently begun lifting a ban on Chinese tourism to the fellow communist regime Tuesday – indications that China expects sanctions on North Korea to soon lift.

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