Russia and Turkey: a long history of turbulent relations

Allegory of Catherine’s Victory over the Turks, by Stefano Torelli.

Alexander Titov (TC) : In locking horns over Syria, Russia and Turkey are playing out the latest chapter in a rivalry that has spanned centuries. Allegory of Catherine’s Victory More...

Impacts of Turkey’s Aggression against Russia. The “Turkish Stream” is Dead

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Disruption of Gas Pipeline Routes to the EU. Russia’s Economy in Crisis? Michel Chossudovsky (CRG) : “Regime change” in Ukraine engineered by the US State Department was More...

Russia Deploys S-400 Air Defense Systems to Syria – Geopolitics

S-300 SAM Missile System. Courtesy of RIA Novosti, Vladislav Belogrud.

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Moscow responds to the downing of a Su-24 bomber by a Turkish F-16 by deploying S-400 Air Defense Systems to Syria. Russian President Vladimir Putin More...

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The West Wants Turkey Out

Martin Berger (NEO) : The downing of Russia’s Su-24 bomber by the Turkish Air Force is “one of the nightmare scenarios that military planners had envisaged as a result of More...

NATO Attack On Russian Air Forces: Reasons and Consequences

Christopher Black (NEO) : The NATO attack on a Russian military jet on Tuesday November 24, using the Turkish air force to do its dirty work, is a dangerous act of war against More...

Switzerland requests translated Islamic books from Egypt


TCP : The Swiss Foreign Ministry requested translated copies of Quran, its interpretation and others books on Islamic rituals More...

Russia slams Turkey with Sanctions over Downing of Su-24 in Syria

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nsnbc : Russian President Vladimir Putin penned a decree that slams Turkey with a set of sanctions in response More...

Building of Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) - YOUM7 (Archive) Egypt’s petroleum exports decline by 38%: CAPMAS

Rany Mostafa (TCP) : Egypt’s petroleum exports in August 2015 declined by 38 percent to stand...

Egypt_CBE_TCP_Youm7 (archive) CBE to auction T-bills worth 7.5 bn EGP Sunday

TCP : The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) will borrow Sunday Treasury bills (T-bills) worth 7.5...

Dollars in a wallet, photo S. Posel Hang Onto Your Wallets: Negative Interest, the War on Cash, and the $10 Trillion Bail-in

Ellen H. Brown (nsnbc) : In uncertain times, “cash is king,” but central bankers are systematically moving...

Obama Administration Rejects New Settlement Recognition


IMEMC : In a press conference this week, the Obama administration rejected Israel’s government request to More...

Who owns space? US asteroid-mining act is dangerous and potentially illegal

Gbenga Oduntan (TC) : An event of cosmic proportions occurred on November 18 when the US congress passed the Space Act of 2015..

How the explosion in prescription painkillers has created more heroin users

Jeannie D DiClementi (TC) : From the clinic to the street. In the early years of my clinical practice as a psychologist..

Egypt & Japan Discuss Bilateral Relations

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, Youm7

TCP : EgyptianForeign Minister Sameh Shoukry met with his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida in Tokyo Thursday More...

Martin Parkinson has last laugh over Tony Abbott and Peta Credlin

Michelle Grattan (TC) : The yet-to-be-announced appointment of former treasury secretary Martin Parkinson to head the Department of Prime Minister and..

Turnbull warns of increased Terrorism Threat in the Region: Ignores State Sponsorship

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : In response to the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull instructed law enforcement..
Shocking secret? How the tabloids saw it. Mike Mozart/flickr, CC BY

Charlie Sheen, Rock Hudson and the changing face of HIV stigma

Peter Keogh (TC) : Charlie Sheen’s recent disclosure that he is HIV positive echoes a similar announcement made by another movie..
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Incest, rape and paedophilia within the Malay Heartlands

Murray Hunter (nsnbc) : Over recent years Malay kampong life has witnessed a massive rise in drug use, crime, domestic violence,..
India, Orisha, during Cyclone Phailin. EPA/STR

Do trees really help clear the air in our cities?

Rob MacKenzie (TC) : It may sound like a no-brainer to say that trees improve air quality. After all, we know that trees..

Mega Thrust Quake and Nuclear Disaster can strike US any Time: So what?

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : With 100 reactors, many of them aging, the United States is the world’s largest producer of nuclear..
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Is the $40 Billion Snake Oil Supplement Industry Reign Coming to an End?

Susanne Posel (OC) : Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Ben Mizer has announced a new and complex way of tackling the “tide..

Eye drops could cure cataracts – and long-sightedness

Roy Andrew Quinlan (TC) : Cataract surgery could soon be a thing of the past. At least that’s what two recent studies,..