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July 16, 2018

July 14, 2018: Afghanistan’s Never-Ending War

  SITUATION According to the FOX NEWS, on Thursday, July 12,  2018 was killed and American service member, the second U.S. military death in Afghanistan in less than a week. The military said one Afghan security force member also was killed and several were wounded in Thursday's incident. There are roughly 15,000 U.S. troops on the ground after the Trump administration added roughly 3,000 earlier this year to advise Afghan security forces closer to the front lines.  U.S. military involvement has fallen significantly since more than 100,000 U.S. troops were deployed there in 2010 and 2011. The latest U.S. casualty comes as the NATO...

 

July 14, 2018

July 13, 2018: Nearly 15,000 citizens of South Africa are planning to move to Russia amid rising violence attacks

SITUATION Rossiya 1 TV reports that 30 South African farming families have arrived in Russia’s farm belt Stavropol Region. The group claims that they were faced with violent attacks and death threats in South Africa. According to their statement, 15,000 Boers, descendants of Dutch settlers in South Africa, are planning to move to Russia too. And a reason is a rising violence stemming from government plans to expropriate their land. Adi Slebus, one of the farmer, says ‘It’s a matter of life and death – there are attacks on us. It’s got to the point where the politicians are stirring...

 

July 13, 2018

July 12, 2018: Firebomb Mystery in Durban

Situation Five explosive devices have been found in public areas in Durban within the period of a week‚ no arrests have been made till date. The first explosive devices triggered and caused fires in two Woolworths stores at the Cornubia Mall on Thursday.  The explosion of the firebomb in the Pavilion outlet was the first move in a series of attacks that lead to the discovery of five more explosive devices. Two explosive devices have been found at Woolworths in Gateway and other two were found underneath parked cars on the fringes of the Vodacom Durban July. Hawks spokesman Brigadier...

 

July 12, 2018

July 13, 2018: Another case of THEFT at Apple

Situation: A former Apple employee, Xiaolang Zhang, has been charged with theft of trade secrets from the company, according to MacRumors. Xiaolang Zhang was arrested by Federal agents on Saturday in California while attempting to fly to China. Zhang was questioned by FBI regarding the alleged theft of Apple's intellectual property, he confessed about the theft and would face up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. “Apple takes confidentiality and the protection of our intellectual property very seriously,” Apple spokesman Tom Neumayr said in an email. Zhang, who now claims to be working for autonomous vehicle startup...

 

July 12, 2018

July 12, 2018: A man has regained consciousness and a woman has died as a result of poisoning to deadly Novichok agent in the UK

SITUATION An international incident using the deadly nerve agent Novichok stirs up the world again. After Russia-Skripal scandal, two people from the UK became victims of this poison again. According to the latest claims, Charlie Rowley who was exposed to the Novichok has regained consciousness this week. But another poisoning victim Dawn Sturgess died in hospital as a result of exposure to the deadly nerve agent. According to Police, Charlie Rowley and Dawn Sturgess were exposed to Novichok on June 30, 2018 at a home in Amesbury, London's Metropolitan. Novichok is a series of nerve agents developed by the Soviet...