Vladimir Putin has outmaneuvered his opponents and humiliated Ukraine by continuing to back pro-Russian separatists and flouting a cease-fire, making it crucial that sanctions on Russia remain firm, France’s ambassador to the U.S. said.
The Russian president “has won because … Read the rest
This is not the first time that has sign language translator has grabbed the headlines at a major event.
While an Ebola news conference should have been grabbing the headlines, a signer stole the show. The signer has now gone … Read the rest
Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff narrowly won re-election on Sunday after convincing voters of her party’s strong record of reducing poverty over the last 12 years.
Rousseff won 51.6 percent of votes in a runoff against centrist opposition leader Aecio Neves, … Read the rest
Botswana President Ian Khama yesterday saw off the biggest challenge posed by the opposition since independence, winning a second term in power as his ruling party secured a majority at the polls.
His Botswana Democratic Party won at least 34 … Read the rest
Land under the control of government is an unhealthy practice that causes only harm to the country and to agriculture.
Mr. Louis Meintjes, TAU SA’s president, responded to the news of horrific neglect on a farm near Nigel that is … Read the rest
Those who would gain the most from an IMF spending spree in Europe would be, you guessed it, billionaires like George Soros.
The Russian “existential war threat” is, to Soros, nothing but an excuse to end the “austerity experiment” and … Read the rest
Russian Prosecutor General’s Office agreed on French detectives to participate in a probe of the crash of a French jet Falcon at Moscow airport Vnukovo in which France’s oil giant Total CEO Christophe de Margerie died, spokesperson of the Prosecutor … Read the rest
The United States uses private defense contractors to serve military first expansionist policies, former marine captain and State Department officer Matthew Hoh told RIA Novosti.
“To continue an interventionist policy in Muslim countries, the United States needs to have forces … Read the rest
The Swedish Navy has halted its search for an alleged foreign submarine in the country’s territorial waters near Stockholm, The Local cited the Navy as saying Friday.
“At 8 a.m. local time (06:00 GMT) a major naval operation, launched in … Read the rest
It was a showdown in New Mexico earlier this year, as two billionaires, both from Fort Worth, Texas, battled it out to buy two enormous cattle ranches.
When the dust cleared, oil, gas and real-estate investor Bobby Patton, co-owner of … Read the rest
A court in Moscow is set to consider on Thursday an appeal from investigators asking to extend a custody term for Vladimir Martynenko, an operator of a snowplow that caused a tragic crash in which Total’s CEO Christophe de Margerie, … Read the rest
A Guinean woman has been attacked in a bus in Rome by angry passengers who told her she was infected by Ebola and had to get off the bus, Italian media reports. She was taken to hospital suffering from multiple … Read the rest
With more and more people paying with credit cards and their smartphones, Denmark’s central bank Nationalbanken says it no longer pays to print banknotes or mint coins.
By the end of 2016, Nationalbanken plans to outsource all of its printing … Read the rest