1. If you've been paying attention you might have picked up on the irony that Turkey now appears the most powerful country in Europe thanks to the refugee...
      


  2. Recently there have been several responses to a certain thread by some who appear to have a misunderstanding concerning the Freedom of Speech, and...
      


  3. Normally I don't quote entire articles, but this is a Panic Service Announcement (and a gentle ribbing).  My comment at the bottom, after the article. The...
      


  4. Teresa Drzewiecka grew up during World War Two, when German and Soviet troops battled for control of her town of Swidnik in eastern Poland....
      


  5.  The Kremlin expressed concern on Monday over media reports that Poland has requested a permanent U.S. military presence on its soil, saying NATO’s expansion...
      


  6. How well countries adapt to the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) will determine whether they ‘thrive’ or ‘stagnate’ and could further divide workforces and increase...
      


  7. Cold war. Theresa May said she had agreed with Britain’s National Security Council to suspend all high-level contacts between her country and Russia. In same time...
      


  8. One person has been killed every 15 minutes in Syria in the last 4 days. One person has been killed every 15 minutes in Syria...
      


  9. North Korea abruptly withdrew its staff from a liaison office with South Korea on Friday, a development that is likely to put a damper...
      


  10. Iran and Syria signed a deal for military cooperation in a meeting between the defense ministers of the two countries in Damascus, the Tasnim...
      


  11. Switzerland will sign an accord backing China’s Belt and Road Initiative when President Ueli Maurer visits China this month, cementing ties with a major...
      


  12. Iran on Friday supported Syria’s right to defend itself against aggression from Israel, state TV reported, accusing others of remaining silent over the attacks...
      


  13. The deputy head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warned U.S. and Israeli leaders on Monday to expect a “devastating” response from Iran, accusing them of...
      


  14. France’s president is urging Iran to immediately reduce its stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and stick to the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal with...
      


  15. The United States filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked secret documents about U.S. telephone...
      


  16. Emmanuel Macron’s strategy for next year’s European elections is taking shape and the French president sees it in stark terms - an open battle...
      


  17. https://www.cnbc.com/2019/10/06/china-is-reportedly-reluctant-to-agree-to-a-broad-us-trade-deal-with-talks-set-to-restart.html They didn't quite phrase it like that, so it didn't hit me until now.  But knowing Trump this ain't good for the markets.  Should...


  18. Trump is reportedly going to unveil a $60-billion tariff package (annually) on China by Friday ... I think this means the trade war is...
      


  19. NEW YORK (Reuters)  -  A federal judge on Monday said eight years of U.S. President Donald Trump’s tax returns must be provided to Manhattan...
      


  20. Arab leaders meeting in Tunisia on Sunday hope to project unified opposition to the Trump administration’s acceptance of Israeli control over the Golan Heights...
      


  21. Three British lawmakers on Monday endorsed reports that women activists detained in Saudi Arabia have been tortured, and said responsibility for what is likely...
      


  22. Russia will start delivering its S-400 missile defense systems to Turkey in July, the head of Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport said, according to...
      


  23. This may be a heated question.  Which name do you prefer? Arabian Gulf or  Persian Gulf


  24. A government statement said the 10 women who were issued licenses already held driving licenses from other countries, including the U.S., U.K., Lebanon and...
      


  25. An exchange of polite welcomes. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un even managed to match Russian President Vladimir Putin’s manspreading — the two sat...
      


  26. China’s foreign minister on Friday promised “all necessary measures” to defend Chinese companies and citizens abroad amid legal clashes between tech giant Huawei and...
      


  27. NATO’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday that there was a real chance for peace in Afghanistan as U.S.-Taliban peace talks continue in...
      


  28. The Dutch defense minister on Thursday accused Russia’s military intelligence unit of attempted cybercrimes targeting the international chemical weapons watchdog and the investigation into...
      


  29. China are in expansion in all fields. By the official data, China's economy grew by 6.9% in 2017. This fact are important if we know...
      


  30. North Korea is willing to hold talks with the United States on denuclearization and will suspend nuclear tests while those talks are under way....