Two Syrian women donned hidden cameras and risked their lives to shine light on what life is like inside Raqqa, the ISIS capital.
"Rampant Hedging" One week ago, the market was disappointed when Goldman's head commodity strategist, Jeffrey Currie pointed out the obvious, namely that the higher the price of oil rises, the greater the probability it will tumble shortly, as a resu
We wonder if this sentiment has been revised now that Bloomberg actually has the "big picture", and realizes that the only thing pushing the market higher is bond issuance (courtesy of central banks) whose proceeds are used to immediately buy all the
According to RT, Sanctions alone won't make North Korea give up its nuclear program, and should be coupled with negotiations, the president of the Ploughshares Fund, Joe Cirincione, has told RT's Ed Schultz. If that problem is solved, the global
SINGAPORE ? Legendary investor Jim Rogers called for South Korea to put a greater focus on taking measures to help North Korea open and reform its economy rather than holding war games every year.
Trump claims that "Islam hates us". His statement is riddled with erroneous collectivist thinking. Politicians love euphemisms. Can there be such a thing called "humanitarian" interventionism?
quietly warn consumers of dangers. (NaturalNews) Since cell phones are so convenient and since microwave radiation is invisible to us, we never consider the risks of carrying cell phones on and around our bodies. But the FCC does assess the risks and
chemical sensitivity? (NaturalNews) Though still poorly understood, it is believed that a significant portion of the U.S. population suffers from chemical sensitivity, an allergic-type reaction occurring in response to a number of different industria
Last year it was reported that Mikhail Lesin, the founder of Russia Today (RT) and a close friend of Russian president Putin was found dead in the hotel room that he was staying at in Washington DC.
Next week, the Obama Administration plans to identify Iran as the cause of a 2013 attack on New York's Bowman Avenue Dam, CNN has learned from officials familiar with the investigation.
And it wouldn't actually be that expensive, thanks to robots, 3D printing, and SpaceX
TMX Group, the operator of the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), has taken its first step toward investigating blockchain technology by appointing Anthony Di Iorio as its first chief digital officer.
General Lori Robinson, commander of the Pacific Air Forces, said that the US Air Force will continue to fly daily missions over the South China Sea and urged other countries to exercise freedom of navigation, despite Chinese military forces continuin
Each year Germany has Carnival season, a time of year in which German cities hold festivals and parades with floats representative of the current era. This year, the city of Düsseldorf made a float that captures how many Germans (and Europeans and A
During all this heated debate about immigration, particularly from Mexico and by presidential candidate Donald Trump, it seems that few have stopped to inquire about whether the huge influx of immigrants is still a prevalent issue in the United State
Kim Jong-un orders North Korea's nuclear arsenal on standby Kim Jong-un's bombastic statement came after the UN security council's adoption of tough new sanctions on Pyongyang. -"UK Telegraph
Human beings have come up with some crazy ideas for money and finance over the years. Conch shells. Beads. Animal skins. Salt. Rice. All of these were used as a form of money at one time or another.
Tony Heller for Real Climate Science reports In their "hottest year ever" press briefing, NOAA included this graph, which stated that they have a 58 year long radiosonde temperature record. But they only showed the last 37 years in the graph.
permission do to your country what we did to Paris'...An English-speaking ISIS jihadi has warned America they will be attacked 'very soon' and 'by Allah's permission do to your country what we did to Paris'. In a chilling new ISIS video, he warns
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's foreign ministry insisted on Thursday that the missile tests carried out by the country's Revolutionary Guard this week do not violate Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers or a U.N. Security Council resolution.
The United States has paid $500 million into the United Nations' Green Climate Fund, the first tranche of the $3 billion it pledged as part of the commitments it made in the December Paris Climate Agreement, the State Department confirmed Monday.
The euro is ripping higher after a big drop that followed the European Central Bank's announcement that it was cutting interest rates.
This RT article provides us a momentous summary of the world's latest Cold War. It is "The BRICS Versus the Anglosphere."
The spread between the 30Y US Treasury yield and 2Y has plunged by 7.5bps this morning (as 2Y sells off and 30Y rallies post-Draghi) to 175bps. This is the flattest curve since Dec 2008 lows (at 172bps) which can only bode poorly for financials...
Mario Draghi unleashed his most audacious stimulus package yet, unexpectedly testing the lower bounds of all the European Central Bank's interest rates and expanding its monthly bond purchases by a third. The euro sank and stocks rose.
Government Seized Zaman on Friday, But German Office Remains Independent
Two weeks ago a train carrying 32 containers of cargo arrived in Tehran. Although you probably didn't hear about it, this rail shipment changed the face of global geopolitics.
"We came, we saw, he died," exclaimed an ebullient Hillary Clinton, as she exulted over the horrific death of Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi, who was sodomized with a bayonet before being brutally murdered by rampaging militiamen.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's cancellation of a proposed meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama put more strain on their troubled ties on Tuesday just before a visit to Israel by Vice President Joe Biden.
Tehran (AFP) - Iran conducted multiple ballistic missile tests Tuesday in what it said was a display of "deterrent power," defying US sanctions imposed earlier this year aimed at disrupting its missile programme.