The Chinese are interested in a former Soviet health resort that used to be the most popular tourist destination during the times of the USSR. Chinese investors will come to the Crimea with a plan to build a deep-water port in the Black Sea for redistribution of the cargo coming from the East to Europe
On the last day of the applications to the UN Commission on the Law of the Sea, Canada has decided to follow the example of Russia and Denmark and justify its right to a part of the Arctic shelf up to the North Pole. The disputed overlap of the territories with Russia is approximately 29,000 square nautical miles
Seven goals from Bayern - Pepe Guardiola is doing at Bayern what he did at Barcelona and since the German squad is based on Bayern, is he doing for Germany what he did for Spain (based on Barça)? Arsenal are still setting the pace in the Premiership, the Russian Premiership hots up.
When the corporate media goes silent on Syria, we all know what that means. It means that the pet terrorists supported by France, the UK and the US, the FUKUS Axis, are taking a hiding, along with their supporters and financiers in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey.
Where does Europe end? The question of boundary has been discussed for quite some time. It is an old one indeed, going back to the destruction of the Jewish temple, the disintegration of the Greek city-states, and the collapse of the Roman Empire. This is what provides historical material for the narrative of what it means to be a European today
Ukraine's flirt with the Russian-led Customs Union meant that the Europe will not only lose almost 50 million strong market, it also meant the strengthening the positions of Russia, one of the biggest EU's political competitors and a major oil and gas supplier. There is no need to enter into discriminating treaties in order to be and feel European
Corporate Russia can be a puzzling field for Western investors, who often find it hard to read between the lines. Applying governance standards and financial controls familiar to the City of London or New York may seem at times a rather cosmetic effort and leaves many scratching their heads trying to distinguish a good deal from one gone sour
During the excavations of the ancient Olmec capital of San Lorenzo Tenochtitlan city, archaeologists found a basalt disk with two carved prints resembling eagle claws, as well as a damaged sculpture of a jaguar with an open mouth and crossed front paws (one of them damaged). These artifacts could belong to some notable resident
The European Union is shamelessly advertising its assistance to children of Syria, but is in fact denying them the essentials. There was no famine in Syria similar to that in the besieged Leningrad, except for the areas blocked by militants. The government was helping the communities by organizing bread delivery
Manizha Naderi, Executive Director of Women for Afghan Women, speaks about women's rights in Afghanistan, the effects of the Millennium Development Goals and the tremendous challenge which is keeping the world committed to Afghanistan in the years ahead, before going on to explain what the average citizen outside Afghanistan can do to help.
"For us all, Madiba means freedom" - UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka - Press Statement, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka. I join my voice to the countless voices all around the world paying tribute to Nelson Mandela.
Accusing politicians or former politicians of "breathtaking hypocrisy" is not just over used, it is inadequacy of spectacular proportions. Sadly, searches in various thesaurus' fail in meaningful improvement. The death of Nelson Mandela, however, provides tributes resembling duplicity on a mind altering substance.
The regulation of Islamic communities in Western Europe has become a top priority for the Institutions and such process is extremely complex due to the pluralist nature of Islam and its often fragmented reality linked to the different cultural and social backgrounds of the Muslims present in Europe and various theological and juridical approaches