Analysis & Commentary
Can Obama and the West trust the Kurds when Turkey holds the aces?

Can Obama and the West trust the Kurds when Turkey holds the aces?

Barack Obama and the West getting into bed with the alluring Kurdistan who promise much will always be tricky given that the Kurds don't even trust themselves.…

Why London & Paris won’t trust the EU’s Mogherini with the troubles of the Middle East

Why London & Paris won’t trust the EU’s Mogherini with the troubles of the Middle East

European Union is stuck with the same old problems because of France, Britain and Germany taking matters into their own hands despite Italy's pragmatic Federica Mogherini, a new…

When it Comes to Israeli Occupation, Better is Not Good Enough

When it Comes to Israeli Occupation, Better is Not Good Enough

The dismal state of affairs of Palestine suits Israel's newly reelected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fine but to save face, he is selling the Israeli illegal activity…

Europe’s greatest crisis isn’t Greece or Ukraine, and it may have no solution

Europe’s greatest crisis isn’t Greece or Ukraine, and it may have no solution

Europe's greatest crisis is not Greece, the euro crisis or even Ukraine, and they have no solutions for it.…

Iran nuclear deal: Just because you don’t like something doesn’t make it Munich

Iran nuclear deal: Just because you don’t like something doesn’t make it Munich

Historical analogies are being used by the U.S. Congress against President Barack Obama on the Iran Nuclear Deal, a tactic used as a smokescreen to conceal partisanship and…

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: A Full Analysis on the Heart of the Matter

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: A Full Analysis on the Heart of the Matter

Floyd Mayweather, Jr. has beaten Manny Pacquiao by "unanimous" decision in Las Vegas. But is he really the real Champion?…

Bye, Netanyahu: The New US Policy and Future of the Middle East

Bye, Netanyahu: The New US Policy and Future of the Middle East

During the last months, several factors have changed in the field. Washington is discussing 6 options, however only one 'package' seem to be the best for the US…

China announces Yuan is the New World Currency

China announces Yuan is the New World Currency

China announced that the Yuan is now the New World Currency.…

China have 30,000 tonnes of gold in reserves and link Yuan in 3 Years

China have 30,000 tonnes of gold in reserves and link Yuan in 3 Years

China could actually be holding as much as 30,000 tonnes of gold in various government accounts and that within the next three years the nation will link the…

Trade & Economy

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…

The 5 Economic Challenges of an Independent Scotland

The 5 Economic Challenges of an Independent Scotland

Completely integrated after 307 years of union with United Kingdom, an independent Scotland’s economic prospects…

UK to issue China’s RMB as bond to finance govt’s foreign currency reserve

UK to issue China’s RMB as bond to finance govt’s foreign currency reserve

UK government plans to issue the "world's first" Renminbi (RMB) denominated sovereign bond outside China…

Russia, Vietnam Take Steps Toward Free Trade Zone and Currency Settlements

Russia, Vietnam Take Steps Toward Free Trade Zone and Currency Settlements

The creation of a free trade zone between the states of the Eurasian Customs Union…

China, Switzerland sign $24bn currency swap, dumps dollar

China, Switzerland sign $24bn currency swap, dumps dollar

China and Switzerland have signed a direct currency swap agreement worth 150 billion yuan, or…

TTIP SeeSaw: Swiss faces tough US-EU trade deal decisions

TTIP SeeSaw: Swiss faces tough US-EU trade deal decisions

If the negotiations between the United States and the European Union are successful, one of…

Diplomatic Briefing

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.…

Philippines grants visa-free to 7 more countries (Full List)

Philippines grants visa-free to 7 more countries (Full List)

The Philippines announced they would grant visa-free entry to 7 more countries, totaling 157 as of this year.…

Defense & Military

Establishing Russian military base in Cyprus out of the question — Cyprus FM

The foreign minister stressed that Cyprus’ seaports and airports can be used by Russian warships and warplanes in non-military operations.…

Russia in Talks With Iran on Tor-M1 Missile System Modernization

Russia in Talks With Iran on Tor-M1 Missile System Modernization

Russia’s Izhevsk Electromechanical Plant Kupol is in talks with Iran on modernizing the short range Tor-M1 (SA-15 Gauntlet) surface-to-air missile defense…

Special Ops To Assume Greater NATO Responsibilities

Special Ops To Assume Greater NATO Responsibilities

NATO is incorporating special operations into all aspects of its operations and training due to Russia's annexation of Crimea and the…

How US pinpoints targets in air war

How US pinpoints targets in air war

Before coalition aircraft bomb ISIS in Syria and Iraq, an array of US surveillance planes, satellites and spies on the ground…

Russia Plans to Supply India with A-50 Aircraft

Russia Plans to Supply India with A-50 Aircraft

Russia and India plan on signing a contract to supply India with A-50 airborne early warning and control aircraft.…

Earth & Environment

Obama vetoes Keystone XL bill

Obama vetoes Keystone XL bill

President Barack Obama vetoed legislation authorizing construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.…

Science & Technology

India’s Tiger population up by 30% in the Past Three Years

India’s Tiger population up by 30% in the Past Three Years

Tiger population is falling the world over, yet their numbers are increasing in India for the past three years.…

Internet & Telecom

Google’s Gmail service blocked in China

Google’s Gmail service blocked in China

Google Inc.'s e-mail service, Gmail, was blocked since June in what may be a sign that China might limit or even ban access to the U.S.…

Oil & Energy

Oil market ‘may have bottomed out’

Oil market ‘may have bottomed out’

Oil prices have probably touched bottom and should recover in the second half of 2015 as the collapse in the market over the last year begins to…

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

New subatomic particle sheds light on fundamental force of nature

New subatomic particle sheds light on fundamental force of nature

The discovery of a new particle will "transform our understanding" of the fundamental force of nature that binds the nuclei of atoms, researchers argue. …

Health & Medicine

How to diagnose Ebola within 10 minutes

How to diagnose Ebola within 10 minutes

When diagnosing a case of Ebola, time is of the essence. However, existing diagnostic tests take at least a day or two to yield results, but new…

Society & Culture

The 9 Most Overlooked Threats to a Marriage

The 9 Most Overlooked Threats to a Marriage

For generations, couples have always blamed marital communication as the leading cause for split ups. But it is not. Lack of communication is just a reaction to…