Campaigning for Ukraine's presidential election, Yulia Tymoshenko says she alone can save the nation from disaster. It is a refrain that has served her well in the past but the voters no longer seem to be listening.
In response to our account of the mysterious large rise in Belgium’s Treasury purchases http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2014/05/12/fed-great-deceiver-paul-craig-roberts/ , it was suggested that the transaction would show up on the Fed’s balance sheet
The appointment of Joe Biden's son to the board of Ukrainian gas firm Burisma has raised eyebrows the world over. The names of the company's actual owners are being protected like state secrets.
"Only One Tiger on the Mountain."
From Eastern Europe to the Far East
Congress instructs President Obama to begin talks with the Ukrainian government aimed at ending long-standing cooperation between Kiev and Moscow on the maintenance of their Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles.
Thailand's army declared martial law in a surprise announcement it said was aimed at keeping the country stable after six months of sometimes violent political unrest. The military, however, denied a coup d'etat was underway.
As Jalopnik reports, a BMP light tank was reportedly left stalled on a city street near Mariupol... A gassed-up, fully-loaded tank. Ready to roll. Ready to obliterate some separatists. This is what happened next...
Energy Minister: Pay Everything Through April 1
A vote on Sunday to establish a minimum wage of $25 an hour would make mostly immigrants here in agriculture, housekeeping, and catering among the world's highest paid unskilled workforce.
Medellin was once the world's most murderous city, famed for cocaine cartels and death squads. But now, writes Harriet Alexander, it is putting its business acumen to good use, and reinventing itself as a thriving tech hub
Russia’s internet regulator has threatened to block Twitter, in the most detailed warning on the options Moscow is considering in its efforts to tighten restrictions over the internet.
'US wants new Cold War, Russia should ignore it'
Rinat Akhmetov - Ukraine's richest man with an estimated worth of $11.4 billion - has, as Reuters reports, acquired almost feudal status in the industrial hub of Donetsk in the past 20 years - but the separatist rebellions there have altered the dyna
Akhmetov, whose fortune is estimated by Forbes at $11.4 billion, has acquired almost feudal status in the industrial hub of Donetsk in the past 20 years - but the separatist rebellions there have altered the dynamics of power.
Russia Dumps 20% Of Its Treasury Holdings As Mystery "Belgium" Buyer Adds Another Whopping $40 Billion
Donetsk Declares Martial Law As "Leave Or Face Total Annihilation" Deadline Hits Within The Hour
The Pentagon has announced a plan to send troops to the Nigerian rescue effort to help find over 200 missing teenage girls.
The Yatsenyuk regime’s anti-terrorism operations in the southern and eastern oblasts (region) of Ukraine are really a use of martial force against Ukrainian civilians opposed to the coup-installed regime in Kiev.
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The results of referendums have been announced in Donetsk and Lugansk Regions, showing the majority of voters support self-rule, amid an intensified military operation by Kiev which resulted in several deaths.
The media swallows U.S. propaganda whole. Here's the truth about Ukraine -- and what it shows about American power
In several eastern Ukrainian towns over the past week, the military opened fire on its own citizens. Dozens may have been killed in the violence.
German Paper Claims BND Confirmed Deployment Weeks Ago
Shootings, Ballot Seizures Don't Stop Referendum
Although the Nigerian radical Islamist group Boko Haram has long made even the al Qaeda groups look moderate -- slaughtering entire villages and shooting or burning to death 59 school boys -- it apparently took the abduction of more than 200 schoolgi
France will press ahead with a 1.2 billion-euro ($1.66 billion) contract to sell helicopter carriers to Russia because cancelling the deal would do more damage to Paris than to Moscow, French diplomatic sources said on Monday.
As Putin warned earlier in the week, they do not see the effectiveness of sanctions; but it seems he had something else in mind.
The most significant geopolitical event of the day is the east Ukraine independence referendum taking place in various cities across the region, less than two months after the Crimean case study which saw the region split away from Ukraine and join R
For the second time in a week, Ukrainian anti-regime protesters holed up in a building were killed by fires set by pro-regime attackers with ties to newly formed neo-Nazi security forces, reports Robert Parry.