World watch – Friday

Thursday GMT


For posting on events, news, opinions and anything of interest from around the world.


  1. Gezza

     /  March 23, 2018
    • Gezza

       /  March 23, 2018

      Why do all Trump’s advisers seem to end up with that permanently worried look?

    • Joe Bloggs

       /  March 23, 2018

      Less than two weeks after this…

    • Gezza

       /  March 23, 2018

      Alazeera tv Breaking News

      H R McMaster, Trump’s National security Advisor bails out. Trump’s had it in for him ever since he criticised the Russians for interfering in the US elections, so not a surprise. The Tweeter in Chief

      Bolton has been described as “a neo-con on steroids”. Someone else described him as hell-bent on repeating every American foreign policy mistake in the last 15 years.

  2. Gezza

     /  March 23, 2018

    Aljaz tv news headlines reporting Trump expected to announce huge tarriffs for a range of Chinese products today. Spokeswoman for Chinese government shown condemning these. Chinese are preparing to immediately retaliate with reciprocal tarriffs targeting Trump’s support base – the US agricultural sector.

  3. Gezza

     /  March 23, 2018

    Aljazeera tv midday news:

    Thousands of Syrian fighters and their relatives will be evacuated from Harasta, a besieged town in Eastern Ghouta, to Idlib, an opposition-held province in northern Syria, state media and a rebel group have said.

    The Russian-brokered deal was reached on Wednesday after a meeting between a Syrian government delegation and representatives of residents and fighters in rebel-held Harasta.

    “Evacuation for families who want to leave will begin tomorrow at 7am (05:00 GMT),” Munther Fares, spokesperson for the Ahrar al-Sham group, which holds Harasta, said in a statement on Wednesday.

    “Gunmen and civilians who choose to leave will have Russian guarantees.”

    Last night Aljaz said the rebels have agreed to give their arms as part of the deal, so it’s a surrender.
    … …
    Next item

    Russians have bombed a market in Idlib.

  4. What could possibly go wrong?

    I would expect that most US schools have rules against armed pupils.

    • Corky

       /  March 23, 2018

      Timmy steals her apple? The father is an idiot. That said, what happens if she is able to draw her gun on a shooter? The child must have received some gun training? It’s not uncommon for older children to be competent with fire arms.

      • Griff

         /  March 23, 2018

        Boy, 9, shoots 13-year-old sister in fight over video game controller
        Last updated 08:04, March 20 2018

        Jan 2, 2018 – A five-year-old boy is in a critical condition in hospital after being accidently shot in the face by a young relative with a rifle in southern Queensland.

        Nov 11, 2017 – A one-year-old Memphis girl was accidentally shot and killed by her three-year-old sibling with her father’s gun, police say. Robbin Keefer died and her father Shawn Moore has been arrested.

        This one you will really like .
        Aug 26, 2016 – The family of a shooting instructor who was accidentally killed by a 9-year-old with an Uzi has filed suit, claiming it was unsafe to give the firearm to the girl. “The Uzi was not a safe or appropriate weapon to entrust to a 9-year-old girl like the Child Shooter, which caused her to lose control of the weapon …