Tag Archives: Mistake

Bolton: Blocking Strait of Hormuz will be Iran’s ‘worst mistake’ – instead it must ‘come to table’

Closing the Strait of Hormuz would be the biggest mistake Iran has ever made, the US president’s national security advisor John Bolton said. He urged Tehran to sit down for talks on its nuclear and missile programs with the US. Dismissing Tehran’s threats to block the strait if its oil exports are stopped, Bolton on Monday said the Iranians were ...

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US making mistake using dollar as political weapon – Putin

Washington’s use of payment systems for political purposes undermines the US dollar as a global currency, said Russian President Vladimir Putin at the BRICS Summit in South Africa. According to Putin, Russia has no intention of getting rid of the US dollar, as the currency is widely used in international trade and business. “We will continue to use the US ...

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Trump slams Germany over Russian gas pipeline, calling it ‘a horrible mistake’

US President Donald Trump has criticized Germany over its support for the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline, claiming this gives Russia power over European energy. “It is a tragedy. I think it is a horrific thing that’s being done when you’re feeding billions and billions of dollars from Germany primarily… into the coffers of Russia,” Trump said at a ...

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Ron Paul takes flak over ‘racist’ cartoon on social media, says it was staffer mistake

Former Congressman Ron Paul is under fire after a Facebook post and a tweet about cultural Marxism contained a racist caricature, which was also wrongly attributed to cartoonist Ben Garrison. A libertarian who retired from Congress in 2013, Paul currently runs the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity, a nonprofit in Texas. A post on his Facebook page on ...

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‘Don’t repeat Hitler’s mistake’ – Kadyrov warns Russia’s enemies

The head of the Chechen Republic has called upon foreign nations to not repeat Hitler’s mistake and to avoid antagonizing Russia without learning the history of failed attempts to conquer it. Ramzan Kadyrov issued the warning through his Telegram Messenger blog on Friday as Russia was marked the Day of Memory and Grief – the anniversary of the Nazi Germany’s ...

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Oops: Plane drops 40 tons of water on traffic police in Moscow suburb by mistake (VIDEO)

An Ilyushin Il-76 strategic airlifter discharged 40 tons of water a little short of its target forest area during fire drills and… spilled it on an unsuspecting traffic police squad. The aircraft was taking part in fire drills and was carrying some 40 tons of water to be dropped on wooded land somewhere near the city of Noginsk in Moscow ...

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‘Earnest & reasonable’ mistake? IDF closes probe into the murder of Palestinian teen

The Israeli military has closed an investigation into the tragic death of a 15-year-old Palestinian, who was killed two years ago after the IDF mistakenly opened fire on a car full of West Bank teens. In June 2016, Israeli forces shot and killed 15-year-old Mahmoud Raafat Badran after “showering” a car on Route 443, a major West Bank highway, with live ...

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‘Colossal mistake’ to pull out of Iran deal, could harm talks with N. Korea – former ambassador

The Trump administration’s decision to pull out of the Iran deal was a “colossal mistake” in the lead-up to diplomatic talks with North Korea, according to Bill Richardson, former US ambassador to North Korea. Speaking to RT America’s Ed Schultz, Richardson said he believes the upcoming June 12 talks, which are at risk of breaking down over Pyongyang’s complaints about ...

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Walking away from Iran deal a ‘serious mistake’ – Obama

Former President Barack Obama called the decision to leave the Iran nuclear deal “misguided” and a “serious mistake,” saying the 2015 agreement offered a template for dealing with denuclearization of North Korea. Following the announcement by President Donald Trump that he would be withdrawing the US from the 2015 agreement negotiated by the Obama administration, the former president posted a ...

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Oops! I did it again… Another Deutsche Bank ‘fat finger’ mistake sends $35 billion out the door

Germany’s biggest bank said an “operational error” led to the accidental collateral payment of €28 billion ($ 35 billion) to an exchange it does business with. The incident occurred in late March, sources told CNN Money. It’s not clear how much money Deutsche Bank intended to pay, but the transferred sum is $ 5 billion more than Deutsche Bank’s entire ...

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