In one of the most densely populated Asian cities, Tokyo, real estate prices are so undemocratic that a part of the population of the city is forced to live in most bizarre and unusual "apartments." So-called Internet refugees permanently live in the booths and cubicles of Internet cafe. Some even manage to rent a locker to live in
The Moscow police have unveiled the names of all suspects involved in the acid attack committed against artistic director of the Bolshoi Theater, Sergei Filin. The crime was ordered by Filin's fellow choreographer, ballet dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko. Dmitrichenko had two accomplices. The perpetrators made the tool of the crime - acid - themselves
I was flicking through some News items and came across a small piece, seemingly innocuous. "We Saw a Drone", says pilot above NY City. Initial reaction is - so what? And then the questions started to flow. So what was a drone doing over the skies in New York?
Four years ago, a remarkable event took place in the Russian-American relations. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov a souvenir button. The button said "Reset" in English and "Peregruzka" ("Overload") in Russian. Four years later, we can say that the Secretary of State has failed
New evidence of the effects of global warming point to a future in which there will be no ice in the Arctic during the warmer months of the year. "Not only is the area of ice smaller, but also its thickness, making the ice more vulnerable to melting in the future," says Christian Haas, a geophysicist at the University of York in Canada.
The death of the Commander President Hugo Chavez Frias this Tuesday, March 5, causes immense pain and consternation among the Venezuelan people, in all Latin American peoples and legions of fans, he won followers, friends and allies with his inner strength, his charisma, his talent and energy for the Bolivarian Revolution and the cause of national...
Paris Saint-Germain makes the last 8 of the Champions League for the first time in 18 years, while Juventus totally annihilated Glasgow Celtic over two legs - five goals without response. Jonas put Valencia ahead in Paris but the home side equalized through Lavezzi.
Sir Alex Ferguson might be asking what he must do to win the Champions League, the first answer being playing with eleven men against Real Madrid; the second would be to have players with the qualities of Lukas Modric and Cristiano Ronaldo, two match-winners for Mourinho's Real.
The future of Russian companies doing business in Venezuela remains uncertain. It is highly likely that the new government of Venezuela will ask Russian investors out, just like Chavez did to U.S. investors, without any compensations. Russia will have to say good-bye to the bonuses that our companies paid for the right to invest in Venezuela
There could be implicit consequence of reducing military expenditure under sequestration. A number of personnel changes in the Obama administration demonstrated that the foreign policy is fundamentally changing toward less aggressive. Forced reduction of military spending is a great excuse to gently exit the geopolitical situation fraught with war
A few days ago the news emerged that France might be preparing to leave the EU. Marine Le Pen, head of "National Front" party, argues that France has no future in the EU, and if the country wants to develop further, it should seriously consider the option of self-navigation. What could France expect if it is no longer a member of the EU?
The Cuban Foreign Ministry denied statements by the United States Government on the alleged prohibition of their officials to leave this capital due to "reciprocal travel restrictions" that would force Washington to respond the same way.
Three days before International Women's Day on March 8, UN Women begins the two-week LVII Commission of the Status of Women (March 4 to 15) by calling on Governments to deliver a roadmap to end gender violence, which it terms a "pandemic".