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Crypto Trader Michaël van de Poppe Predicts Rallies for Chainlink and Tezos, Outlines Bottom Targets for Cardano and VeChain

Crypto strategist and trader Michaël van de Poppe says he’s expecting rallies for Chainlink and Tezos as he plots his bottom targets for Cardano and VeChain. In a strategy session, Van de Poppe tells his 132,000 YouTube subscribers that decentralized oracle network Chainlink (LINK) is mirroring its price action late last year when the coin corrected before igniting a huge...

Taliban wipes out Islamic State cell in Kabul after fatal bombing at mosque during prayers for top official’s mother

Taliban wipes out Islamic State cell in Kabul after fatal bombing at mosque during prayers for top official’s mother

The Taliban destroyed an Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) cell in Kabul, the group’s spokesperson has said, just hours after a fatal blast detonated at a major mosque that was holding prayers for his recently deceased mother. Taking to Twitter early on Monday, Zabihullah Mujahid, the son of the deceased woman, confirmed that a “special unit” had carried out an...

Russia’s oil output hits record high in September

Russia’s oil output hits record high in September

Oil and gas condensate production in Russia increased by 7.5% last month in annual terms to 43.859 million tons, according to data from the statistical unit of the country’s Energy Ministry, CDU-TEK. Statistics show that last month’s production increased at a record pace in 13 months, by 2.6% in monthly terms. All the major Russian energy companies boosted oil and...

“Global Supply Chain Crisis To Last Until 2023,” Says Middle East’s Largest Port Operator

Global central bankers have been out and about continuing to promote a narrative that inflation is “transitory.” We’ve seen it from the likes of Powell, Lagarde, Bailey, and Kuroda. Logically, these monetary wonks are right, inflation caused by supply chain bottlenecks will resolve itself, but these officials have yet to provide a timeline because they don’t know. For more insight...

Pvt. Albert Hall died alone, his ashes unclaimed. He’ll receive full military honors this week

Pvt. Albert Hall died alone, his ashes unclaimed. He’ll receive full military honors this week

The Manatee County veterans community is making sure that an 87-year-old Korean War veteran who died alone, without immediate family, and whose ashes went unclaimed for several months, goes to his final resting place with full military honors. Pvt. Albert Leroy Hall died in Parrish on May 10, 2021. His remains will be interred at Sarasota National Cemetery on Oct. 7. Between his death, and his planned service, strangers who...

Asia is winning the bidding war for natural gas supply

Asia is winning the bidding war for natural gas supply

China and Asia are winning the bidding war for natural gas supplies as the northern hemisphere goes into the winter season with woefully low inventories and recovering demand after the pandemic.  Just as natural gas prices surged to records in Europe and Asia, commodity-hungry China secured this week a major long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply deal with top exporter...

Swedish cartoonist who became target for assassins after ridiculing Prophet Mohammed killed in car crash

Swedish cartoonist who became target for assassins after ridiculing Prophet Mohammed killed in car crash

Lars Vilks and his two police guards have been killed in a head-on collision with a truck in Markaryd, Sweden. The artist was most famous for drawing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, outraging many Muslims. The 2007 drawings of Muhammad placed Vilks at the center of a global debate regarding freedom of speech and respect for religious beliefs. Extremists tried...

How The West Adopted China-Style Lockdowns

Authored by Mitch Nemeth via The Mises Institute, Prior to the global pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2 or covid-19, many looked to the United States as a beacon of freedom and liberty. When viewed in comparison to the harsh realities of the world, this may seem rather true. After all, one’s perception of freedom and liberty is skewed by perspective. In...

DeFi Platform ‘Compound’ Mistakenly Distributes $90 Million In Free Tokens To Its Users

Christmas came early for some users of decentralized finance platform Compound this week, when a software bug resulted in $90 million in crypto being sent out randomly. The company’s CEO was left “begging users” to send it back, according to Bloomberg. DeFi platforms, which have made it part of their perceived mission to try and deplatform traditional banks, will likely...

Analyst Who Nailed Bitcoin Monthly Prices Predicts Prolonged BTC Bull Market – Here’s His Timeline and Targets

A closely followed crypto analyst who accurately predicted Bitcoin’s monthly closing prices says he is expecting the bull market to extend beyond this year. PlanB tells his 972,800 Twitter followers that he believes Bitcoin is about the kick off the second leg of its bull cycle. ADVERTISEMENT   “On-chain analyses finished tonight: In my opinion, we are midway. No sign...

WATCH: Russian Navy successfully fires Zircon anti-ship hypersonic cruise missile from nuclear submarine for first time ever

WATCH: Russian Navy successfully fires Zircon anti-ship hypersonic cruise missile from nuclear submarine for first time ever

The Russian Armed Forces have successfully conducted the first test launch of its state-of-the-art Zircon hypersonic missile from a nuclear-powered submarine, firing it at a target in the Barents Sea, in Russia’s Arctic north. The Ministry of Defense published a video showing the successful test. The Zircon, first produced in 2016, is an anti-ship missile capable of accelerating up to...

New Zealand to phase out ‘zero Covid’ strategy due to vaccination & difficulties with Delta variant

New Zealand to phase out ‘zero Covid’ strategy due to vaccination & difficulties with Delta variant

New Zealand will gradually drop its policy of seeking a zero Covid-19 infection rate in the country. The move was “accelerated” by the arrival of the more contagious Delta variant, the country’s prime minister has said. Since the start of the pandemic, the island nation has been implementing what became unofficially known as the ‘zero-Covid strategy’.  New Zealand tried to...