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Jews flock to Le Pen

The number of Jews who voted for the far-right National Front party soared in the most recent presidential election from the previous two votes, surveys showed.

In the surveys of French Jews, some 13.5 percent of 1,095 respondents who self-identified … Read the rest

A statement of British confidence in China

British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced Friday that the British government intend to issue a Renminbi denominated bond and to use the proceeds to finance the government’s reserves of foreign currency.

“I can now announce that the UK … Read the rest

EU members buy oil from ISIS

A senior European Union official has revealed that some EU member states have purchased oil from ISIS Takfiri militants despite their rhetoric against the group.

In a briefing to the European Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee, EU Ambassador to Iraq Jana … Read the rest

NATO hit by car bomb in Kabul

A suicide car bomber hit a convoy of NATO forces near the Kabul international airport early on Tuesday, the national news agency Khaama Press has reported.

The report said, citing local security officials, that the suicide bomber detonated a vehicle-borne … Read the rest

WWIII may have begun, Pope warns

A “piecemeal” World War III may have already begun with the current spate of crimes, massacres and destruction, Pope Francis has warned.

“War is madness,” the Pope said at a memorial to 100,000 Italian soldiers at Redipuglia cemetery near Slovenia. … Read the rest