How arms made in Bosnia helped fuel Syria’s civil war

NOVI TRAVNIK, Bosnia: In the basement of a bombed-out Al Qaeda arms storage building in eastern Aleppo last year, I found a weapons log book from a mortar factory in Bosnia — with the handwritten name of one of their senior officials, Ifet Krnjic, on each page. It was dispatched from the Balkans with a cargo of 500 120mm mortars in January 2016. But now, in the forested heart of central Bosnia, I have found Mr Krnjic, who says his company sent the arms to Saudi Arabia. Sitting on the lawn of his home south of the weapons-manufacturing town of Novi Travnik, he brings his finger down onto the first page of the log book which I showed him. “This is my signature! Yes, that’s me!” Krnjic exclaims…

How arms made in Bosnia helped fuel Syria’s civil war

NOVI TRAVNIK, Bosnia: In the basement of a bombed-out Al Qaeda arms storage building in eastern Aleppo last year, I found a weapons log book from a mortar factory in Bosnia — with the handwritten name of one of their senior officials, Ifet Krnjic, on each page. It was dispatched from the Balkans with a cargo of 500 120mm mortars in January 2016. But now, in the forested heart of central Bosnia, I have found Mr Krnjic, who says his company sent the arms to Saudi Arabia. Sitting on the lawn of his home south of the weapons-manufacturing town of Novi Travnik, he brings his finger down onto the first page of the log book which I showed him. “This is my signature! Yes, that’s me!” Krnjic exclaims…

St. Kitts and Nevis PM to Address Uglobal Immigration Convention in Los Angeles – South Florida Caribbean News


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St. Kitts and Nevis PM to Address Uglobal Immigration Convention in Los Angeles
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... which looked at major trends affecting travel, migration, and visa policy. That index also ranked St. Kitts and Nevis' passport twenty-fourth in the world and number one amongst Caribbean jurisdictions that offer Citizenship by Investment (CBI ...

New Armored Dinosaur Species Found In Utah Resembles Its Asian Cousins

Paleontologists have discovered a new species of armored dinosaur in southern Utah with some interesting features that add evidence to a theory on how it got there, IFL Science reports. The ankylosaurid dinosaur has been named Akainacephalus johnsoni, and it was found in the Kaiparowits Formation of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (GSENM) in Kane County by the University of Utah. A paper describing the finding was published in the journal PeerJ. Ankylosaurids are a group of four-legged herbivorous dinosaurs that packed both an armored skin and bony tail clubs. This particular dinosaur heralds from 76 million years ago during the Late Cretaceous Period, although the dinosaurs…

New Footage Shows Uncontacted Indigenous Man Living in The Brazilian Amazon

The Brazilian government’s indigenous agency released new footage on Friday which showed an uncontacted indigenous man who has lived alone for at least 22 years deep in the Amazon rainforest, according to The Guardian. In the short video, the man is seeing doing vigorous work to cut down a tree and officials said they believe the man is in his 50s and appeared to be in excellent health despite never having any contact with the outside world. “He is very well, hunting, maintaining some plantations of papaya, corn,” said Altair Algayer, a regional coordinator for the Brazilian government indigenous agency Funai in the Amazon state of Rondônia, where the man was filmed. The man is known as the…

German Chancellor Says Trump’s Tariffs Threaten Global Prosperity

The war of words over Donald Trump’s threat to impose wide-ranging tariffs on imports from China and the European Union has intensified after the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, said the levies threatened the incomes of workers across the world, The Guardian reports. On Friday, Merkel described possible U.S. tariffs on imported cars as a breach of World Trade Organization rules and “a real threat to the prosperity of many in the world” as Trump went on U.S. television to say that he was ready to expand his roster of tariffs on Beijing to $500 billion, covering almost every product imported to the U.S. from China. Earlier, Trump said on Twitter that the U.S. “should be allowed to recapture…

Indian Opposition Leader Stuns Prime Minister With Hug During No-Confidence Vote Debate

Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi surprised Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday when he interrupted a no-confidence debate by walking across the parliament floor to give his rival a hug, Reuters reported. Modi easily survived the no-confidence vote thanks to his parliamentary majority, but not before a 12-hour debate in which his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) battled with Gandhi’s Indian National Congress, in a warmup for elections due by May. The Hindu nationalist BJP calls Gandhi, the fourth-generation scion of the Nehru-Gandhi family, a “failed dynast” out of touch with ordinary people whose only political credential is the accident of his birth. After a speech accusing Modi of…