Analysis & Commentary
China Declares Currency Independence

China Declares Currency Independence

China's yuan devaluation is a declaration of independence and part of a shift away from the US dollar bloc and U.S. economic leadership that dominated Asia since World…

The world promised billions to rebuild Gaza, but didn’t deliver. Why not?

The world promised billions to rebuild Gaza, but didn’t deliver. Why not?

The $5.4 billion figure that US and the international community promised to Palestine to rebuild Gaza was announced to much fanfare and repeated often. But it wasn't quite…

U.S. Jews at the Service of Netanyahu’s Jihad Against Obama

U.S. Jews at the Service of Netanyahu’s Jihad Against Obama

Benjamin Netanyahu has declared jihad on Barack Obama and the Iran nuclear accord using U.S. Jewish leaders, who are really representing fellow Zionists when they lobby the American…

China’s sudden currency devaluation is a really big deal — and here’s why

China’s sudden currency devaluation is a really big deal — and here’s why

China's central bank sparked turmoil in global financial and commodity markets since Tuesday after it devalued the renminbi — also called the yuan — not once but twice,…

If I Were an Israeli Looking at the Iran Deal

If I Were an Israeli Looking at the Iran Deal

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pressuring U.S. Jews to go against their own government to try to scuttle the Iran deal has no credible alternative.…

The Trojan Horse: How the US Uses NGOs to Destabilize Foreign Governments

The Trojan Horse: How the US Uses NGOs to Destabilize Foreign Governments

Why are all of these countries (including 3 of the 5 BRICS members and other countries in 2D geopolitical conflict with the US) kicking out all of these…

South China Sea: Okinawans Want Their Land Back. Is That So Hard to Understand?

South China Sea: Okinawans Want Their Land Back. Is That So Hard to Understand?

The U.S. military sits at the center of a dispute that's plagued the peaceful people of Okinawa who demand to have their land back for more than 70…

The Donald Trump Nigerian 419 Scam Presidential Campaign Strategy

The Donald Trump Nigerian 419 Scam Presidential Campaign Strategy

Donald J. Trump is being a smart scamming idiot on purpose as his presidential campaign strategy. Using a classic marketing strategy called the Nigerian 419 scam, the goal…

Minister No More!

Minister No More!

Yanis Varoufakis has resigned from his post as Greece’s minister of finance, the economics professor and SYRIZA member announced as he was made aware that he is unwelcomed…

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

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…

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…

Bankrupt gunmaker Colt is ‘now in a free-fall Chapter 11′

Bankrupt gunmaker Colt is ‘now in a free-fall Chapter 11′

Bankrupt gun maker Colt Holdings has reached an agreement with its bondholders that will postpone the company's rush into a controversial…

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.…

Earth & Environment

U.S. Senators Introduce CECIL Act After Outcry Over Killed African Lion

U.S. Senators Introduce CECIL Act After Outcry Over Killed African Lion

New bill introduced by U.S. Senators aims to prevent Zimbabwean Cecil the Lion's hunter from importing his trophy. …

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

Iran eyes $200 bn investment in oil

Iran eyes $200 bn investment in oil

Iran is planning to invest $200 billion in its oil sector over the coming 6 years, a deputy minister of petroleum said.…

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.…