1. In recent days, President Macron of France has had to face interesting though critical unrests from both the consumers of gasoline and at the...
      


  2. 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...
      


  3. https://www.bbc.com/news/business-46465768 So much for a trade war ceasefire.
      


  4. EU ON BRINK: Germany unleashes Brexit burden WARNING as migration row erupts I'll leave this here without any comments, shall I?
      


  5. U.S. President Donald Trump’s top diplomat promised on Tuesday a new democratic world order in which Washington will strengthen or jettison international agreements as...
      


  6. The Hatfields and McCoys of the Middle East are at it again. Saudi Arabia is going ahead with plans to turn Qatar into an island,...
      


  7. Lebanon marked 75 years of independence with a military parade Thursday in Beirut, but many anxious Lebanese feel they have little to celebrate: the...
      


  8. This from one of my favourite journalists covering "sensitive" countries such as China and Russia. Last for today, I promise!
      


  9. Should we be concerned about the effect of an EMP attack on America? Why or why not? I think we should very concerned about...
      


  10. Trump abruptly canceled a planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at this weekend's G-20 summit, citing Moscow's military tensions with Ukraine. The president’s...


  11. Deutsche Bank's head office and other locations in Frankfurt were raided by 170 police officers and tax investigators on Thursday as part of a...
      


  12. Seems like U.S. stocks remained lower at midday Thursday focusing on this weekend meeting between U.S. President Dondald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping. The U.S.-China trade...
      


  13. Defying President Trump, senators sent a strong signal Wednesday they want to punish Saudi Arabia for its role in the slaying of journalist Jamal...


  14. Trump Opposition Finds Best Reason Yet To Impeach: His Failure to Design Successful Passenger Cars       The biggest automotive and business news yesterday was the announcement...


  15. Senior politicians from Germany, Austria, Poland and Estonia on Tuesday raised the possibility of new EU sanctions against Russia to punish it for capturing...
      


  16. "Argentine authorities are looking into possible criminal charges against Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia as he prepares to attend an international...
      


  17. https://www.cnbc.com/2018/11/27/trump-warns-brexit-agreement-could-threaten-future-us-uk-trade-deal.html


  18. I came across an interesting story about political developments in Canada that suggests the so-called populists, whom I'd rather call conservatives, I guess, are gaining ground...
      


  19. Brazil's newly elected president Jair Bolsonaro just announced new director of PETROBRAS, Eduardo Castelo Branco, former member of Brazil's central bank and apparently well...
      


  20. The head of the U.N.’s atomic watchdog has called on North Korea to allow inspectors back in to monitor its nuclear program. Speaking at...


  21. Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was in the United Arab Emirates on Friday, on his first tour abroad since the killing of...
      


  22. Brexit is an opening everlasting question, not just in UK, but in all world democracy. English "The Guardian" in their column is trying to find...
      


  23. Why European Islam’s current problems might reflect a 100-year-old mistake A fascinating take on Europe's Islam problem as the author calls it and some insight...
      


  24. Commission: U.S. Could Lose Wars With Russia, China  
      


  25. I know we're seeing a lot reports right now about the longevity of MBS, and 'rumors' that senior royals are reconsidering him for King....
      


  26. Set a thief to catch a thief, after all, right? Interesting to watch how this develops. Only Criminals Can Clean Up Argentina’s Corruption
      


  27. Trump administration slaps sanctions on Saudis over Khashoggi's death Well, they didn't implicate the big Kahuna, but I guess it's something. The Trump administration on Thursday...


  28. The South China Sea does not belong to any one nation and the United States will continue to sail and fly wherever international law...
      


  29. The German government said it is considering whether to allow the deportation of some Syrian asylum seekers back to their home country in the...
      


  30. https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/2173479/singapore-leader-lee-hsien-loong-warns-region-may-have-choose That didn't take long.