‘Afrophobia’ Riots Upstage World Economic Forum in South Africa

‘Afrophobia’ Riots Upstage World Economic Forum in South Africa

South Africa promised Thursday to tackle the prejudice fuelling a wave of deadly riots and xenophobic attacks, as international anger over the violence overshadowed a pan-African economic conference in Cape Town. President Cyril Ramaphosa said at least 10 people had been killed during the past week,2 were foreigners. “Our country has been deeply traumatised …by […]

Riot Blockchain Under New Management (RIOT)

Riot Blockchain Under New Management (RIOT)

Riot Blockchain, Inc. (NASDAQ: RIOT) (“Riot,” “Riot Blockchain” or the “Company“) today announced that its Board of Directors is implementing a leadership change.  Riot’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Jeffrey G. McGonegal is being named as Chief Financial Officer of the Company on an interim basis until a permanent successor Chief Financial Officer is named.  Mr. McGonegal replaces the […]

Hong Kong Airport Reopens, China Tells US “Lay Off”

Hong Kong Airport Reopens, China Tells US “Lay Off”

Hong Kong’s airport resumed operations Wednesday, rescheduling hundreds of flights that had been disrupted over the past 2 days as protesters clashed with riot police in a deepening crisis in the Chinese-controlled city. And rumors of China’s troops assembling at the Mainland border. Police condemned violent acts by protesters overnight and said on Wednesday a […]

President Trump, “China is Moving Troops Toward Hong Kong”

President Trump, “China is Moving Troops Toward Hong Kong”

Tuesday, President Trump Tweeted that US intelligence believes that the Chinese government is moving troops to its border with Hong Kong. President Trump also Tweeted that “Everyone should be calm and safe!” Riot police clashed with pro-democracy protesters outside the Hong Kong Airport for the 2nd day running Tuesday though calm returned to the airport in […]

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Clash With Police in Paris

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Clash With Police in Paris

Saturday, some yellow vest protesters clashed with French police firing tear gas after a peaceful march through Paris, as tougher security measures and protest bans in high-risk neighborhoods prevented the rioting that devastated the capital a week ago. The 4-month-old movement drew bigger crowds Saturday than in recent weeks, even though last weekend’s violence hurt […]

Mullahs’ Nightmare: Huge Demonstration Breaks Out In Tehran

Mullahs’ Nightmare: Huge Demonstration Breaks Out In Tehran

Mullahs’ Nightmare: Huge Demonstration Breaks Out In Tehran Iran’s rulers are attempting to end their country’s international isolation. But there are innumerable obstacles for them, beginning with the goon-like activity of  Iran’s Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) along with its expeditionary arm, the al-Quds Force. There are also problems with Iran’s proxiees, the Iran-allied Shia militias in Iraq, Syria, Yemen and Lebanon, all of which are […]

President Trump’s Comments Shine Light on Turmoil in Sweden

President Trump’s Comments Shine Light on Turmoil in Sweden

President Trump’s Comments Shine Light on Turmoil in Sweden This week a riot broke out in a Stockholm suburb this week, the biggest surprise for many was that a police officer found it necessary to fire his gun. To US President Donald Trump the episode confirmed his earlier observation that the Scandinavian country was becoming […]