Analysis & Commentary
Hillary Clinton Disqualifies Herself from Presidency

Hillary Clinton Disqualifies Herself from Presidency

Hillary Clinton has disqualified herself from the presidency by her own hand.…

Chicago Collapse Accelerates, Dozens Shot Over Memorial Day Weekend

Chicago Collapse Accelerates, Dozens Shot Over Memorial Day Weekend

With 3,000 millionaires left in 2015, Barack Obama's Chicago is now drowning in debt and pretty much flat broke with many parts of the “Windy City” have become…

A Spirit Of Violence And Civil Unrest Is Rising In America

A Spirit Of Violence And Civil Unrest Is Rising In America

Waves of anger, frustration, violence and civil unrest are starting to sweep across United States of America, as the deeply divided nation starts coming apart at the seams.…

The US’ Jones Act gets a new fight and a new argument

The US’ Jones Act gets a new fight and a new argument

US East Coast refiners have long complained that the nearly century-old US shipping law called Jones Act puts them at a competitive disadvantage to refiners in Canada and…

Empire of Lies: How the US Continues to Deceive the World About Puerto Rico

Empire of Lies: How the US Continues to Deceive the World About Puerto Rico

Already depressed-economy, Puerto Rico is being killed by US "vultures" and not being reported in the mainstream media.…

The Pentagon Is Endangering Our Economic Ties With China

The Pentagon Is Endangering Our Economic Ties With China

The sooner America accepts that China has a place in maintaining security in its neighborhood, the better, or suffer the economic and diplomatic consequences.…

China: Do not misread US port visit refusal

China: Do not misread US port visit refusal

China usually allows U.S. warships to stop in Hong Kong but has refused on occasion when “there was a chill in Sino-US ties.”…

Open Letter to President Buhari/Osinbajo on Re-devaluation of the Naira

Open Letter to President Buhari/Osinbajo on Re-devaluation of the Naira

It is not in the interest of Nigeria to leave gold standard and move to dollar standard.…

Militarizing South China Sea? Not China.

Militarizing South China Sea? Not China.

China is not qualified to take the blame of militarizing and risking free navigation in the South China Sea. Another country is much more qualified.…

Trade & Economy

20 bln USD idle in domiciliary accounts of Nigerians: Apex Bank

20 bln USD idle in domiciliary accounts of Nigerians: Apex Bank

20 billion U.S. dollars is found to be idle in some domiciliary accounts of Nigerian…

Nigeria can learn from China’s experience: Media chief

Nigeria can learn from China’s experience: Media chief

Nigeria can learn from the experience China has gained in its economic reform and development,…

Canada sells off most of its gold reserves

Canada sells off most of its gold reserves

Canada may be one of the world's biggest gold-mining nations but it is emptying its…

World in Transition: Brics end with China, Enter the Ticks

World in Transition: Brics end with China, Enter the Ticks

There's an uncomfortable reality for fund managers and for the rest of the world. The…

China Renminbi Approved As Main World Currency – IMF

China Renminbi Approved As Main World Currency – IMF

China's Renminbi now declared as main world currency, along with the U.S. dollar, the euro,…

Tsipras: Greece Needs Bridge Loan, Not Bailout – Full List of New Greek Govt Policy

Tsipras: Greece Needs Bridge Loan, Not Bailout – Full List of New Greek Govt Policy

Greece cannot service its huge debt and will seek a bridge loan rather than an…

Peru To Become World’s Agro Exporting Major Power In 5 years – Minister

Peru To Become World’s Agro Exporting Major Power In 5 years – Minister

In five years from now, Peru is poised to become the world’s biggest agro exporting…

Tsipras, Putin agree to boost bilateral cooperation

Tsipras, Putin agree to boost bilateral cooperation

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to boost bilateral ties…

Africa loses $50bn in illicit finance flows

Africa loses $50bn in illicit finance flows

Weak governance means Africa loses more than $50bn each year in unpaid taxes and money…

Palestinian territories face fiscal crisis, warns IMF

Palestinian territories face fiscal crisis, warns IMF

The Palestinian territories in the West Bank and Gaza face a deepening fiscal crisis this…

Diplomatic Briefing

US begins implementing visa waiver restrictions

US begins implementing visa waiver restrictions

The US government has begun to enforce a new law on restricting nationals from 38 Visa Waver countries with visa-free travel to American soil with limited exceptions.…

Azerbaijan Work permit for foreigners can be removed

Azerbaijan Work permit for foreigners can be removed

Foreigners and stateless persons will be more easily employed in the territory of Azerbaijan, as the country is considering to eliminate work permit in several fields of employment.…

Israel “reprimands” Sweden on Palestine state recognition

Israel “reprimands” Sweden on Palestine state recognition

Israel's Foreign ministry summons Swedish ambassador for talks, after new prime minister promises to recognize Palestine as a state in inauguration speech.…

Israel rejects New Zealand Ambassador, refuses to share with Palestine

Israel rejects New Zealand Ambassador, refuses to share with Palestine

Offending New Zealand government once again, Israel refuses to accept the designated ambassador because he is also the ambassador to Palestine. Historically, whoever the New Zealand government accredits…

Bahrain expels top US diplomat for inteferrence

Bahrain expels top US diplomat for inteferrence

The Kingdom of Bahrain has ordered the expulsion of Tom Malinowski, the US Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labour who was confirmed by U.S.…

Sweden says Israeli Embassy negligence costed barring Peres airspace entry

Sweden says Israeli Embassy negligence costed barring Peres airspace entry

Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday said Israeli embassy negligence costed the barring President Shimon Peres’s airplane to pass through their airspace.…

Defense & Military

China to announce lowest defense budget rise in six years

China to announce lowest defense budget rise in six years

China to release its lowest military budget increase in six years following last year's announcement of a slimmer military.…

Japan Halts Work On New US Military Base In Okinawa

Japan Halts Work On New US Military Base In Okinawa

Japan temporarily halted work on a controversial new US military base in southern Okinawa as talks continue with local officials opposed…

Australia To Build New Naval Fleet in $65B Package

Australia To Build New Naval Fleet in $65B Package

Australia has announced an AUS $89 billion (US $65 billion) shipbuilding package to construct new frigates and patrol boats locally, with…

Governments and 21st Century Technology to Control Civil Unrest

Governments and 21st Century Technology to Control Civil Unrest

The level of police brutality varies and grows in some countries and so does the weapons of choice to disperse demonstrations.…

Saudi Arabia is on Nuclear and Weapon Shopping Spree

Saudi Arabia is on Nuclear and Weapon Shopping Spree

As the US-Iran nuclear talks wind to their conclusion, Saudi Arabia is on a shopping spree and loading up on nuclear…

Earth & Environment

40 Volcanoes Erupting, Earth Now Increasingly Unstable

40 Volcanoes Erupting, Earth Now Increasingly Unstable

The coming “collapse” is not just about money. 40 volcanoes around the planet are erupting right now with more than 3,000 earthquakes within the past month globally.…

Science & Technology

The Science of Your Racist Brain

The Science of Your Racist Brain

While our society has made progress when it comes to matters of race, subliminal categorization tendencies still permeate human behaviour. Neuroscientist David Amodio explains subconscious racial prejudice…

Internet & Telecom

Nigerian networks block 10.7m SIM cards in crackdown on scammers, kidnappers and Boko Haram

Nigerian networks block 10.7m SIM cards in crackdown on scammers, kidnappers and Boko Haram

Mobile network operators in Nigeria have deactivated 10.7 million unregistered SIM cards in an attempt to block communication methods used by terrorists and criminals in the country.…

Oil & Energy

Russia, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Venezuela Want to Cut Oil Output but Iran Refuses

Russia, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Venezuela Want to Cut Oil Output but Iran Refuses

Three OPEC-member countries, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Venezuela, and non-OPEC Russia are ready to cut oil production to control price levels and profit losses but Iran refused.…

Disaster Management

Japan gov’t calls on citizens to stockpile toilet paper

Japan gov’t calls on citizens to stockpile toilet paper

The Japanese government is calling on its citizens to prepare for the worst-case scenario, should a major disaster hit the quake-prone archipelago: Stockpile toilet paper.…

Cosmology & Space

Imminent Mini Ice Age as our Sun will ‘go to sleep’ in 2030

Imminent Mini Ice Age as our Sun will ‘go to sleep’ in 2030

Researchers have warned of imminent mini ice age as the Sun is producing unprecedentedly accurate irregularities within its 11-year heartbeat. …

Health & Medicine

Scientists find a way to get cancer cells to grow normally again

Scientists find a way to get cancer cells to grow normally again

Scientists found a way how to reverse the progression of cancer disease.…

Society & Culture

Divorced and remarried Catholics are not ‘excommunicated,’ says Pope Francis

Divorced and remarried Catholics are not ‘excommunicated,’ says Pope Francis

Pope Francis? said that divorced and remarried Catholics were still part of the Roman Catholic Church.…