Caspian Sea States Increase Cooperation on Development, Environment and Security


nsnbc : The five littoral states of the Caspian Sea, Iran, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Turkmenistan, have agreed on closer cooperation on regional environment, development More...

US Navy Boosts 5th Fleet Presence in Bahrain and Persian Gulf

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US boosts 5th Fleet in Bahrain and conventional military footprint in the Persian Gulf as an umbrella for unconventional warfare against Iran, Iraq, Syria and Lebanon. Christof More...

Australia – Japan FTA creates twin challenges for Abbott in China

Achieving a free trade agreement with China would be a major achievement for the Abbott government given the obstacles currently in the way. AAP/Daniel Munoz

Mark Beeson (TC)  Despite the misgivings of the sceptics, prime minister Tony Abbott’s high-profile, potentially high-risk trade mission to northeast Asia could be a triumph. More...


Why the White House and Tel Aviv Fear the Dismantling of the Palestinian Authority and Palestinian Reconciliation

Dismantling the Palestinian Authority, Palestinian Reconciliation, and the Prospect of the Return to a Credible Palestine Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : US State Department spokeswoman More...

The Situation in and around Ukraine in a Nutshell

Leonid Savin (nsnbc) : The main trend in US and European mass media describing events in Ukraine is  the following: After the fall of the Yanukovich regime, riots started, More...

St George’s Day is no time to ignore how people feel about being English

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Michael Kenny (TC) : “Great Britain vs Little England” was the stark choice posed by deputy prime minister Nick Clegg More...

Don’t blame Moyes for Man Utd woes: the buck stops at the top

Taking the heat. Moyes exits. Peter Powell/EPA

Chris Brady (TC) : Patience at Manchester United has run out. David Moyes has been sacked possibly sooner than More...

Marc Chesney_Switzerland Clues for 9/11 Terror Trading

Lars Schall (LS) : Marc Chesney, professor at the Department of Banking and Finance at the...

The Ghana national currency, cedi, has been depreciating despite claims of
phenomenal economic growth. Depreciating Cedi Due To Demand & Supply Imbalances In Ghana

PAN : Dr Nii Noi Ashong, an economist, has said an existing fundamental structural imbalance between...

Inspection_stock The Global Banking Game Is Rigged, and the FDIC Is Suing

Ellen H. Brown (WoD) : Taxpayers are paying billions of dollars for a swindle pulled off...

Obama’s East Asia Tour: Doomed US targets China, Russia

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Finian Cunningham (PTV) : US President Barack Obama kicks off his East Asia tour this week with a threat More...

Gates-Funded inBloom Student Data-Mining Group Calls It Quits

Susanne Posel (OC) : inBloom, the data mining organization funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and Carnegie Corp...

US Defense Department Funds Laser That Will Control the Weather

Susanne Posel (OC) : Researchers at the University of Central Florida (UCF) have devised a technique that will point a high-powered laser into..

Joe Hockey does want to frighten the horses ahead of May 13

Treasurer Joe Hockey has dwelt extensively on the burden of the age pension bill. AAP/Alan Porritt

Michelle Grattan (TC) : If Joe Hockey’s first budget runs into problems, it won’t be for want of effort More...

Malaysian Government Uses US Think Tank to Push Pro TPPA Propaganda and “National Interests”

nsnbc : Malaysia’s Minister of International Trade and Industry, Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed, said that Malaysia will not be under pressure..

Hockey to give firm date on Audit Commission unveiling

Michelle Grattan (TC) : Treasurer Joe Hockey will today reveal the release date for the much anticipated Commission of Audit report,..

Crimean Prose-cute-tor goes viral

nsnbc : A music video with  Crimean prosecutor Natalya Poklonskaya has hit more then 3,7 million views. Even Yaz and Co..
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Colombian Author Gabriel García Márquez Died Age 87

nsnbc : Rest in Peace Gabo. The world renown Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez, passed away on Thursday, age 87. Márquez is considered..
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EU Elections: Candidates Challenged to Come Clean on Clandestine Geoengineering

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Civil Society Organizations from 17 EU member states challenge candidates in the upcoming EU Elections to come clean about their..

US Geologists Confirm Link Between Fracking & Sudden Earthquakes

Susanne Posel (OC) : Geologists and scientists in Ohio have discovered probable cause to believe that those sudden mild earthquakes (SME) experienced in..

Vaccinated Patients Catch Measles and Infect Others

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : A fully vaccinated US citizen contracted measles and passed it on to others.The finding suggests that measles outbreaks can..
Antivirals Tamiflu and Relenza were stockpiled by governments across the world in response to the 2009 swine flu pandemic. Andrew Wales/Flickr, CC BY-SA

Tamiflu drug ‘largely ineffective’ in reducing hospitalisation: study

Reema Rattan (TC) : Antiviral drugs are largely ineffective for reducing hospital admissions and complications from influenza, and come with serious..