Saturday, October 8, 2016

International update 8 OCT 2016

“For as long as I am there, do not treat us like a doormat because you’ll be sorry for it,” he added. “I will not speak with you. I can always go to China.”
‘Do not treat us like a doormat, you’ll be sorry for it’ – Philippines President Duterte to US

A UN watchdog has slammed Saudi Arabia for subjecting minors as young as 15 to stoning, flogging, amputation, and even execution, contrary to the children rights convention, but a Saudi official reportedly responded that sharia is “above all laws and treaties.”
"Our guys." But, never mind. Assad. Putler.

UN calls on Saudi Arabia to stop torturing, executing minors in scathing report

Russian response to US squawks to seek Russia's removal from the security council.

Russia’s UN envoy: Without veto power, UNSC would become America’s mouthpiece

Upping the ante as NATO moves toward Russia. Iskander missiles are nuclear capable.

Media: US Intelligence Believes that Russia Deployed Iskanders near Kaliningrad

According to Deputy Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov, the so-called ‘moderate opposition’ lays explosives in the humanitarian corridors, created for the exit of civilians from the city.
"Our guys."

Russian Defense Ministry: ‘Moderate Opposition’ Mines Corridors for Exit of Civilians from Aleppo

"Our guys" apparently made a "mistake."

Sputnik International
Dozens of People Killed in Saudi Airstrike on Funeral Ceremony in Yemeni Capital

Two of China’s main state-run newspapers heaped scorn on the US presidential elections on Saturday, saying the endless stream of scandals surrounding both main candidates showed the United States had no right to lecture others on democracy.
Asia Times

1 comment:

Bob said...

He'll be going to China in a pine box if he doesn't tone it down.