There’s a military flavor to this week’s Digest, because if there’s one weapon that can always be deployed to full effect it’s the trusty Russophobia Ray. Facts, geography and RT are all in the crosshairs this week. Read Full Article at RT.com
Myanmar’s leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, will keep the Nobel Peace Prize despite the UN blaming her country’s military for mass ethnic cleansings, as it is given for past achievements, the Norwegian Nobel Committee said. Read Full Article at RT.com
Visitors to Buckingham Palace who came out to see the famous Changing of the Guard ceremony were given a surprise on Friday. The queen’s honor guard played “Respect” a song made famous by Aretha Franklin.
The U.N. human rights team described “systematic” government abuse.
Rodrigo Duterte seemed to be responding to a new police report about rape rates in his hometown.
The United States on Friday halted all funding to a U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees in a decision further heightening tensions between the Palestinian leadership and the Trump administration.
An American who is the business partner of a Russian national accused by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller of having ties to Russian intelligence pleaded guilty on Friday to unregistered lobbying for a pro-Kremlin political party in Ukraine and agreed to cooperate with Mueller’s probe.
The government is relying on a shaky legal basis for bombing the Islamic State.