Olympic fans of the world, where are you?
Despite our endless blather about democracy, we Americans seem to be able to put our devotion to democratic principles on the shelf, when they get in the way of our New World Order.
Several thousand protesters marched through central Moscow on Sunday to call for the release of 20 people who were arrested after clashes between police and demonstrators in May 2012.
WHEN the euro crisis was at its height it became commonplace for struggling European economies to insist that they were not outliers like Greece. Whatever their woes, they declared, Greece’s were in a class of their own. In Latin America, by contrast
New video footage has been released for the first time of the moment Guardian editors destroyed computers used to store top-secret documents leaked by the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Prime Minister Mykola Azarov's resignation came as Ukraine's parliament voted to repeal anti-protest measures that it had passed just a few weeks back.
As I write this, Ukraine’s crisis continues to worsen, with the threat of serious violence rising, and today the justice minister hinted that martial law may be imminent.
New Zealander James Grant stabs predator with a knife to get free, swims ashore, sutures wounds and goes to pub for a beer.
This year, the Nobel Prize for economics went to two American professors and one British-Cypriot academic.
Germany, home of the high-speed autobahn, is perhaps one of the few countries that has had as intense a love affair with the automobile as the U.S.
Nigel Farage is head of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) since 2010 and a Member of the European Parliament for South East England.
This was the first country that went 'Arab Spring' a few years ago, sparked by a fruit vendor setting himself on fire in protest. Three years later, and they seem to have done it:
Protesters in Kyiv and other parts of Ukraine have expanded their actions.
With President Viktor F. Yanukovych and antigovernment demonstrators at an impasse here, a cease-fire disintegrated on Friday night as the Ukrainian capital convulsed in renewed violence and fire bombs lit up the night sky.
While the pro-EU Soros rent-a-mobs continue stage their pseudo upheavals in Kiev, a new faction of intelligent Ukrainian protesters has sprung up this week.
Again, Argentina? Printing their way into collapse and default like 2001? The IMF and Creditors have them by the short hairs now (sigh) say good-bye to your national assets. Greece 2.0... or can Chinese investment rescue them?
UPDATE: The Argentine Trade Balance missed surplus expectations by the most in 3 years (and 2nd most on record).
In the aftermath of earlier comments from White House spokesman Carney that the US is considering sanctions for Ukraine violence, a move aimed squarely at Putin, at least several US private sector companies have decided to take matters into their own
It's reality TV for austerity times.
Today at Al Jazeera America I argue that the U.S. should stop occupying South Korea, not only because they don’t belong there but because the highly militarized alliance between the U.S. and South Korea doesn’t actually weaken North Korea, but helps
One in ten Swedes now has private health insurance, often through their employers, with some recipients stating it makes business sense to be seen quickly rather than languish in national health care queues.
“If you really want to know a people, start by looking inside their bedrooms," says Shereen El Feki, who traveled through the Middle East for five years, talking to people about sex. While those conversations reflected rigid norms and deep repression
Michael Gove has today announced that students at state schools who receive over £10 a week in pocket money will be ‘stopped at the school gates by monitors’, nicknamed ‘Gove’s Angels’, and forced to voluntarily donate the cash to school funds.
A US. cybersecurity firm says it gathered evidence the Russian government spied on hundreds of American, European and Asian companies, the first time Moscow has been linked to cyber attacks for economic - rather than political - gains.
Far-right Likud MK Moshe Feiglin is one of the most dangerous men in Israeli politics.
Her Majesty to hand duties over to Prince Charles in an historic job share which experts say marks a gentle succession
North Korea is undoubtedly one of the most closed off countries on earth. Few Western reporters are on the ground in the country, and its own media efforts are rarely taken as anything other than propaganda.
Astronomer Ian Musgrave joins the VCteam & Dr Astro to discuss the remnants of comet Ison & coming eclipses/occultations of Saturn/meteor shower.
American diplomat condemns campesino and indigenous groups for protesting land grabs for private development projects
US Offers Military Help to Secure Games