The Geneva peace talks, meant to resolve the crisis in Libya where rival militias and their respective governments are at war over the control of the country, so far failed to be fruitful. It in fact is believed that the lame leading the blind would have yielded better results than the UN-brokered mediation, facilitated by a Bilderberg Group member...
Events in Ukraine and Syria, and recent tensions between the Western world and Russia, show that we have reached a new turning point in international relations based on trade and financial restrictions. The U.S. has chosen to manipulate oil prices, using a method left over from the Cold War, in order to hurt Russia
When the former Goldman Sachs executive who runs the European Central Bank (ECB) announced that he was going to print 720 billion euros annually with which to purchase bad debts from the politically connected big banks, the euro sank and the stock market and Swiss france shot up
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.