21:40 [Zimbabwe Herald]
Following the disaster that struck some parts of the country due to the ravaging Cyclone Idai, musicians have joined the campaign to mobilise aid for victims. The worst affected areas are Chimanimani and Chipinge, where Government and non-governmental organisations have dispatched teams to assess the damage and mobilise assistance for the cyclone victims. Up to 70 people have died and families have been displaced while others are still missing.
18:44 [Asia Times/Pepe Escobar]
Beijing is, little by little, extending its influence not only inside the EU but inside the NATO space.
0:35 [Oriental Review]
National Security Advisor Bolton spoke about the need for a “broad coalition” that would help the US create a “completely democratic hemisphere”, even going as far as proudly embracing the Monroe Doctrine by saying the Trump Administration “is not afraid to use that phrase”. He also provocatively recalled that the US has been interested in this objective since the times of Reagan and the proxy wars that he supported in this part of the world to that supposed end.
Andre Vltchek - Does it pay ‘to be good’? Is it still possible to play by the rules in this mad world, governed by brigands? What if the rules are defined and ratified by all countries of the world, but a small group of the strongest (militarily) nations totally ignores them, while using its professional propagandists to reinterpret them in the most bizarre ways?
21:40 [The Unz Review / The Saker]
Folks in the West are taught that their civilization has its roots in ancient Rome and/or ancient Greece. This is more a case of self-aggrandizement than serious historical research.
21:39 [Disobedient Media]
Is the world reels from the tragic terrorist attack against two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, much attention has been given to sensational information about the single named suspect, Brenton Tarrant. However, the hyperfocus on Tarrant distracts from the fact that the Australian national was arrested along with other suspects.