Record droughts, a melting Arctic and changing worldwide weather patterns - are these the early signs of an environment on the verge of collapse? To look at these issues and more we had a chance to speak with the well known environmentalist Bill McKi
Japanese researchers have toppled a 19-year-old record for the deepest passage into the floor of the world, reaching 2,466 meters (about 8,024 feet) as of today. That's about 2,000 feet deeper than the lowest part of the Grand Canyon, from rim to flo
Sunday: 107 Killed, 484 Wounded; Hashemi Condemned to Death
“You pay back a favour with favours,” said Joanna Figueroa, a resident of El Viñedo, a barrio in the coastal city of Barcelona in eastern Venezuela.
Police clashed with hooded protesters in Santiago as thousands marched the streets in memory of the victims of the abuses of General Augusto Pinochet’s military government.
Peru, one of Latin America’s fast-growing economies and a hub of the global cocaine trade, has emerged as a producer of counterfeit US dollars being used both abroad and at home.
Should the U.S. actually take Benjamin Netanyahu’s advice and attack Iran, don’t expect a few sorties flown by a couple of fighter jocks. Setting back Iran’s nuclear efforts will need to be an all-out effort, with squadrons of bombers and fighter jet
A woman in Turkey is awaiting trial after beheading a man who she says raped her repeatedly for months and is the father of her unborn child.
As the economic and financial systems of the world rapidly approach the real possibility of total collapse, signs of what we can expect on a mass scale in the near future are beginning to appear throughout Europe.
The decision by WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange to seek asylum in Ecuador’s London Embassy triggered an international media campaign that highlighted the “hypocrisy” of his decision to choose a country condemned for supposed attacks on press freedom.
The outlook for Sudan's struggling economy has brightened since the government passed a tough austerity package but it still needs to improve tax collection to overcome the loss of oil revenues, the International Monetary Fund said.
“You can’t exclude any hypothesis … It’s practically impossible that here in an [oil] installation like this which is fully automated everywhere and that has thousands of responsible workers night and day, civilian and military, and that there is a g
A Pakistani cleric who accused a young Christian girl of blasphemy in a case that sparked international concern was remanded in custody Sunday on suspicion of evidence-tampering and desecrating the Koran.
Oil from a Turkish bulk carrier that ran aground three years ago off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa’s prime tourist city, was spilling onto two beaches, officials said.
US special forces in Afghanistan have suspended training for about 1,000 Afghan police recruits to carry out checks on existing members, the military said Sunday, after a surge in insider attacks on NATO.
The last decade saw the end of cheap oil, the magic growth ingredient for the global economy after the second world war. This summer’s increase in maize, wheat and soya bean prices
Iran plans to start a major military exercise later this month to test its air defence systems, a top Revolutionary Guards commander said in comments published on Sunday.
Fuel leaking from a Turkish freighter wreck that has been smashed up by a storm has contaminated at least five penguins on South Africa’s Robben Island, emergency services said Sunday.
Russian leaders have taken notice of the U.S. Air Force’s plans to build a next generation bomber, announcing they have set their sites on building a hypersonic bomber.
D'Souza's Anti-Obama Documentary, 2016, Too bad it's a pack of lies. Article by Gary North / What I Saw at the GOP Convention, Devils dancing on the head of a pin. Article by Karen Kwiatkowski / How To Debate the Flag Wavers
A group of thieves worked hard for its haul this week in eastern Austria, picking a plantation’s entire crop of elderberries without the owner noticing.
The media freaked out about China’s crappy aircraft carrier and hyperventilated over the J-20 stealth fighter. But China’s newest addition to its military is more subtle, and stylish.
About 270 miners were charged with the murders of 34 striking colleagues who were shot by South African police officers, authorities said, a development that could further infuriate South Africans already shocked and angered by the police action.
The Revolution Is Over, Long live the revolution! by Bretigne Shaffer. / That 'Fiscal Cliff' Ahead by Charles Goyette / I Was Booed in Tampa by Walter Block / The RNC Proves One Thing, It's impossible to take over or reform the GOP, by Joel Skousen.
The war on drugs just got a whole lot more warlike. Two hundred U.S. Marines have entered Guatemala, on a mission to chase local operatives of the murderous Zeta drug cartel.
Saudi Arabia has gone on the offensive against Iran to protect its interests. Their involvement in Syria is the first battle in what is going to be a long bloody conflict that will know no frontiers or limits.
Nowadays the energy picture is confusing at best as the more information we are shown the murkier the picture seems to become. Mixed messages, poor reporting and a media hungry to sensationalize anything it thinks can grab a headline have led to many
The Worsening Storm - Doug Casey / Will Israel Nuke Iran This Year? / NSA, Pentagon Using Elementary Schools / Why the US Occupation of Afghanistan Is Almost Over / The Prisoner by John Whitehead / When You Hear a Politician Think George Orwell
The Japanese government has made a bid of ¥2 billion ($25 million) for the purchase of a number of islands at the center of a bitter territorial feud with China
Britain on Monday condemned “in the strongest terms” reports that Taliban Islamist insurgents had beheaded 17 civilians at a party in Afghanistan’s Helmand province.