Asteroid 2004 BL86, slated to swoosh by Earth on Jan. 26, is the largest known body to pass near our home planet until 2027. The asteroid will miss Earth at a velocity of about 15.7 km/s. This January is a busy month for near-Earth asteroids. Only this week, two space rocks passed by our planet at a very close distance of less than 2 LD
The head of the Committee for Freedom of Speech and Information Policy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Victoria Syumar, stated that she would no longer tolerate Russia's information warfare against Ukraine
Recently, frequent attempts have been made to revisit the role of the Soviet Union in World War Two. Suffice it to mention statements from Ukrainian Prime Minister Yatsenyuk regarding the Soviet invasion of Ukraine and Germany, as well as from Polish Minister Schetyna, who said that Auschwitz concentration camp was liberated by Ukrainians
The dollar shows a steady growth with regard to other until recently stable world currencies. But is the dollar that strong? After all, the U.S. has a state debt of 18 trillion dollars and can declare a technical default at any moment. Recent rise of the Swiss franc showed that the dollar is far from being a safe haven for investors
Syriza's victory can be attributed almost completely to the conditions created in Greece in the last five years or so, mainly by the Right-wing coalition in Greece. Today, it is not only Greece that needs to write off its debt: Italy, Spain, Portugal and other countries are almost in same situation
(Davos, 23 January 2015) - At the World Economic Forum in Davos today, UN Women, the United Nations entity dedicated to achieving gender equality and women's empowerment unveiled the HeForShe IMPACT 10X10X10 pilot initiative to galvanize momentum in advancing gender equality and women's empowerment.
Predictably, Syriza has won the Greek parliamentary election in January 2015 with 36.39 percent of the vote and so far 149 seats in Parliament. Predictably, the people of Greece have taken a courageous step towards the Left looking for an answer to deep social problems caused by Rightist policies - austerity, cuts in public spending and social...
Western media outlets have been spreading outright lies in recent days, as they have been doing since the Ukrainian unrest started last February when Fascist forces seized power in an illegal coup, ousting the democratically elected President against all legal norms necessary for an impeachment and placing a Putsch in control.
When Barack Hussein Obama was presented with the Nobel Peace Prize on 10th December 2009, just eight months in to his Presidency, the motivation was: "for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and co-operation between peoples." Now let us see the Doomsday Clock...
Greece was a good student of the IMF and the European Central Bank. But the policies implemented by the government to rationalize the Greek state budget have produced results contrary to expectations. There was no economic recovery, no development, no balanced budget. The only growth was in the number of suicides, in that of joblessness.
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu visited Iran and India, while Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko paid a visit to Nicaragua. The officials discussed Russia's participation in the construction of a transatlantic channel of strategic importance. Russia's most recent agreements became a response to the challenges from the US
King of Saudi Arabia Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud died at 91. After the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, British Queen Elizabeth II became the oldest monarch in the world. The monarch is the central figure in the system of political power in Saudi Arabia. World oil prices increased by more than two percent
Poroshenko started "restoring the Ukrainian heritage" with a provocation at the Donetsk airport. Afterwards, the Ukrainian military started killing civilians, blaming the militia forces for the killings of the people, who were traveling in a passenger bus or standing on a bus stop. Poroshenko ordered to open a heavy artillery fire on Donetsk