Thursday, January 28, 2021

China: Tells Taiwan, if they declare independence it means war

(Beijing)  One thing has become very clear since Biden replaced Trump as President of the US, An that is all of the usual suspects are going out of their way in which to push their weight around in the knowledge that President Biden is a soft. This became very clear yesterday when China went public and informed Taiwan that if they declare independence , then they will declare war on the Island state.

China backed up its threats by flying numerous military aircraft into Taiwanese airspace twice over the past weekend and again yesterday resulting in the Taiwanese air force going to high alert:

Interlude: The Fortunes :You've Got Your Troubles , I've got mine

Interlude: Lemon Pipers Green tambourine

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Interlude: Norman Greenbaum Spirit In The Sky

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Interlude: Paul Young - Love Of The Common People

Friday, January 8, 2021

Interlude: Arthur Conley - Sweet Soul Music

Sunday, January 3, 2021

Pakistan: 11 Miners murdered for being Shia Muslims

(Mach) On Sunday Sunni Muslim terrorists entered a coal mine in the town of Mach 30 miles east of the regional capital of Quetta, separated the Shia Muslim miners from the Sunni ones, took them into the mountains and shot them dead

Due to the regions proximity to Shia Iran, there is a sizeable Shia population , however they have to live inside security enclaves for their own safety for example in Quetta 600000 Shia Muslims have to live inside 2 huge fortified security compounds  

Saturday, January 2, 2021

Somalia: 5 killed on Suicide bomb attack on Turkish road building crew

(Mogadishu) Five people, including two Turkish nationals, were killed and more than a dozen others injured on Saturday after a suicide bomber carried out an attack on a road construction site in Somalia. The attack took place near the Mogadishu-Afgoya road construction work site, which was funded by the Qatari government and conducted by a Turkish company. Four Turkish nationals have been injured in the attack.  A total of 14 people were injured in the attack.

The company was working on a road between Somali capital Mogadishu and the town of Afgooye. Al Shabaab, affiliated with Al Qaeda, have claimed the attack saying the attack targeted “white officers” on the outskirts of Mogadishu. The official was cited as saying two “apostate soldiers” were also killed in the attack.

Mali: 2 French soldiers killed

(Bamako) 2 French soldiers were killed and another injured when their vehicle was hit by an IED in northeastern Mali, just days after three others died in similar fashion.

The killed soldiers, Sergeant Yvonne Huynh and Brigadier Loic Risser, were on a reconnaissance and intelligence-gathering mission in the eastern region of Menaka when the blast occurred, the joint chiefs of staff said in a statement. Huynh, 33, was the first woman soldier sent to the Sahel region since the French operation began. Risser was 24 and both were members of a regiment specialising in intelligence work.

Sergeant Yvonne Huynh (left) and Brigadier Loic Risser, 

Nigeria: 5 Christians executed on camera for being....Christians

(Garkida) It has been reported that 5 Christians who were kidnapped in Northern Nigeria (The Islamic half) were executed by their captors for the crime of being Christians  Terrorist group Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), a faction of Boko Haram, has claimed responsibility for the killings.They released a video saying the deaths were a "warning to Christians in all parts of the world and those in Nigeria".

The five executed Christians are understood to have been among 11 people kidnapped on Christmas Day from Garkida town, Adamawa State, in north-east Nigeria.

Their deaths were filmed, with footage showing them kneeling with their hands tied behind them before they were shot dead. The victims were all men and were asked to state their names before they were killed. The men gave their names as Uka Joseph, Sunday, Wilson, Joshua Maidugu and Garba Yusuf, but also said as their last words "I am a Christian"

Niger: Attacks on 2 villages see 79 murdered

(Niamey) Around 70 civilians were killed in simultaneous attacks on two villages by Islamist Terrorists in Niger, near the border zone with Mal. About 49 villagers were killed and 17 people wounded in the village of Tchombangou,  another 30 other villagers were  killed in the nearby village of Zaroumdareye.

Friday, January 1, 2021

Happy New Year!