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Putin, assessing European leaders are weak, ‘could order more assassinations’. A former KGB counter-intelligence boss talks exclusively to correspondent.world

8 December 2020 By Paul Martin

One of Russia’s top ex-KGB officers says Vladimir Putin could order more assassinations or poisonings against opponents  – whether in Europe or inside his own country – unless European governments hit back against Russia’s assassination attempts with tough measures. In an extraordinary interview, General Oleg Kalugin told correspondent.world that the president saw Britain and European governments […]

She hung around at the US Supreme Court till death. Now there’s a towering liberal gap to be filled.

21 September 2020 By Paul Martin

US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg resolutely stuck to her commitment to staying on for life. What’s more, the 87-year-old was delighted that the right-wing US administration was unable to cut her salary – even though she was on the extreme liberal wing of a court that makes key rulings on government actions. ______________________________________________________ […]

The UK and European governments ‘should now ban Russia’s leader Vladimir Putin’. A top ex-KGB general Oleg Kalugin urges this step after the Germans reveal proof that Alexei Navalny was poisoned.

7 September 2020 By Paul Martin

 By Paul Martin , Washington DC. One of Russia’s top ex-KGB officers has called on Europe’s leaders, including [British premier] Boris Johnson, to ban Russian leader Vladimir Putin from all official visits to Europe and from international summits — in response to a series of attacks against his opponents at home and abroad. ______________________________________________________ You […]

WORLD EXCLUSIVE: After the novichok poisoning of Alexei Navalny, a former top KGB officer Oleg Kalugin says the UK and European governments should now expel all Russian ambassadors.

4 September 2020 By Paul Martin

By Paul Martin , Washington DC. One of Russia’s top ex-KGB officers says Vladimir Putin could order more assassinations or poisonings against opponents  – whether in Europe or inside his own country – unless European governments hit back against Russia’s latest assassination attempt with tough measures. ______________________________________________________ You don’t have access to this premium article. To […]

A British woman led a lonely campaign against international corruption – from her London kitchen-table. By sheer persistence, she helped topple a government, has now seen its prime minister convicted of money-laundering, and has forced a major world bank to pay out billions.

28 July 2020 By Paul Martin

Clare Rewcastle-Brown at her kitchen table. Photo c. Paul Martin /correspondent.world Her revelations led to a several-billion pounds corruption scandal which toppled a government and humiliated international banking giant Goldman Sachs. The former prime minister, now being dubbed The Man of Steal, has been convicted of money-laundering,  criminal breach of trust and abuse of power […]

Inside the prison camp of the Isis brides.

17 July 2020 By Paul Martin

By Paul Martin in Camp Roj, Syria. Fearful for her future as Kurdish forces hold her in a barbed-wire-surrounded compound, like so many others all she really wants is to come home.  ______________________________________________________ You don’t have access to this premium article. To view please purchase a premium subscription by clicking on a subscription link below. Premium […]

Shamima Begum wins an appeal to return to Britain for an attempt to win back her citizenship. I went to her detention camp in northern Syria, the first journalist to discover that her third baby was dying. Is Britain to blame for the baby’s death, and for Shamima Begum’s plight?

16 July 2020 By Paul Martin

By Paul Martin. On Friday March 8 2019 I was in Kurdistan, having just crossed the Tigris River from Syria. We had just been inside the Roj Camp yesterday at lunch-time the previous day. There, Kurdish military forces were (and still are) holding hundreds of women who had been married to jihadi ISIS fighters or […]

Zindzi Mandela is dead, aged 59. Why do Nelson’s children and grandchildren seem to suffer so many tragedies?

14 July 2020 By Paul Martin

By Paul Martin. It isn’t wasn’t easy to be the daughter of a world icon. ______________________________________________________ You don’t have access to this premium article. To view please purchase a premium subscription by clicking on a subscription link below. Premium Subscription This is a available at £9.99 per month ooo