The West estimated Putin's behavior at Europe-Asia Summit in Milan as challenging and negligent. Indeed, everyone was expecting a "breakthrough," but Putin did not justify anyone's expectations. In dealing with Putin, Western...
The United States could soon be facing sanctions as a result of a ruling handed down by the World Trade Organization this week concerning an American meat labeling law contested by officials in Mexico and Canada.
Earlier, the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France took part in the talks on the sidelines of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) summit in Milan discussing gas issues and, primarily, the repayments of Ukraine'd debts and the security of gas transit through Ukraine's territory.
The forgotten coup - and how the godfather rules from Canberra to Kiev
Enrique Ferro's insight:
On the day after his election, Whitlam ordered that his staff should not be "vetted or harassed" by the Australian security organisation, ASIO - then, as now, beholden to Anglo-American intelligence. When his ministers publicly condemned the Nixon/Kissinger administration as "corrupt and barbaric", Frank Snepp, a CIA officer stationed in Saigon at the time, said later: "We were told the Australians might as well be regarded as North Vietnamese collaborators."
La guerre est le plus fructueux des business. C’est à ce moment-là que les grandes fortunes se font. Heureusement, le pays radieux de la liberté d’entreprendre est toujours en guerre. Cette fois, ce sont l’Irak et la Syrie qui rapportent.
An extremely rare illness that causes sufferers to sleep for up to 22 hours a day has afflicted a young woman from Stockport, Greater Manchester. During episodes which can last weeks at a time, Beth Goodier is awake for only two hours each day.
Sanctions against Russia are counterproductive and stability should be restored to provide more investment to the country, Total CEO Christophe de Margerie said during his last speech in Moscow before he died in a plane crash.
(Berlin) – Ukrainian government forces used cluster munitions in populated areas in Donetsk city in early October 2014, Human Rights Watch said today. The use of cluster munitions in populated areas violates the laws of war due to the indiscriminate nature of the weapon and may amount to war crimes.