1. Valentina Matvienko, the speaker of the Russian upper house of parliament, said on Wednesday that Moscow’s response to U.S. sanctions will be targeted and...
      


  2. Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Vladimir Putin will discuss the war in Syria, the conflict in east Ukraine and a disputed pipeline to bring...
      


  3. I would be worried about the sanctions slapped on Turkish officials over the arrest of the American pastor. It's a dangerous election game being...
      


  4. The rival Koreas announced Monday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet in Pyongyang sometime in...
      


  5. So, now the EU has threatened to actually sanction companies who comply with the US sanctions on Iran, first round of which went into...
      


  6. The five nations sharing the Caspian Sea have stuck a historical deal on how to share its riches. Now they can really get to...
      


  7. US President Donald Trump may have plans to bomb Iran’s nuclear facilities as early as next month, senior Australian government sources said, according to...
      


  8. President Donald Trump’s administration on Thursday announced an ambitious plan to usher in a new “Space Force” as the sixth branch of the military...
      


  9. Hmmmm, nobody seemed to have mentioned that Saudi Vision 2030 involved actual work ....  this culture shock could be interesting to watch from afar. Saudis forced...
      


  10. For those of you not paying attention to the latest from the authoritarians running Saudi Arabia, herewith the tale: It turns out that Mohammad bin-Salman,...
      


  11. China and Germany defended their business ties with Iran on Wednesday in the face of President Donald Trump’s warning that any companies trading with...
      


  12. Ten years ago, the Iranian rial was trading at 9,315 to the US dollar.  Today it is at 44,000 to the dollar on the...
      


  13. New U.S. sanctions against Iran took effect on Tuesday, and President Donald Trump, who defied Washington’s allies to impose them, pledged that firms doing...
      


  14. Last Saturday there was an attack by drones loaded with explosives trying to kill President Maduro during a public act at the iconic Avenida...
      


  15. Not looking good. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-45084144
      


  16. An assassination attempt, protests, Islamist militant groups, the works. And Azerbaijan is a pretty solid oil producer...
      


  17. As never before, Pakistan with former cricket star Imran Khan (new PM) has a chance to separate army influence in public and political sphere,...
      


  18. http://www.saudiaramco.com/en/home/news-media/news/Bahri-Ship.html?utm_content=buffer13b1b&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer#.W1jrkRlhfRc.twitter
      


  19. So, I'm not sold on the idea that the Houthis hit a Saudi oil tanker. Why would they? If they start targeting oil transports...
      


  20. The European Union has imposed asset freezes on six Russian firms for their involvement in the construction of a new road-and-rail bridge linking Russia...
      


  21. Pakistan has caught my attention in the last weeks and months due to its political instability, geopolitical risks for the region, the changing nature...
      


  22. The longest total lunar eclipse of the century is set to dazzle most of the world, except the U.S., just shy of a year...
      


  23. All settled between the U.S. and the EU after Trump-Juncker meeting (no word of Juncker's sciatica this time), so as the SCMP reports, Trump...
      


  24. THE FULL ARTICLE IS HERE--> https://www.daily-times.com/story/money/industries/oil-gas/2018/07/20/oil-and-gas-prices-after-putin-trump-summit-analysis/808906002/   Quote "The opposition in Congress wants to see a transcript of what President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin...
      


  25. Latvia is now preparing to unplug from the Russian grid and everyone in the Baltic States (probably most clearly in Latvia) is on full...
      


  26. We're about to see a new nuclear arms race like we've never seen before. This is the fallout from withdrawing from the Iran nuclear...
      


  27. By effectively making it illegal not to defy US sanctions on Iraq (though more accurately making it not illegal to ignore sanctions), the EU...
      


  28. So, now Putin has offered to help America with regard to oil prices ... Does anyone see a problem with that?
      


  29. Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she was right to say a year ago that Europe could no longer rely on the United States...