1. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Pakistan on Wednesday at a time when relations between the two countries have sunk to a...
      


  2. A new peer reviewed study by Danish academics has found that ethnic diversity has a negative impact on communities because it erodes trust.  It turns...
      


  3. Look who's in Davos? Donald Trump, President of the United States of America, Angela Merkel, Federal Chancellor, Germany; Paolo Gentiloni, Prime Minister of Italy; Emmanuel...
      


  4. Ordered by the White House to the Persian Gulf, the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier has become a 100,000-ton barometer of the tensions between...
      


  5. The new acting director of the National Park Service is a former parks official who was reprimanded 12 years ago for pressuring employees to...
      


  6. North Korea’s second missile test on Thursday signals it is serious about developing new, short-range weapons that could be used early and effectively in...
      


  7. 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...
      


  8. The two Russian men charged in Britain with poisoning a former Russian spy with a deadly nerve agent appeared on Kremlin-funded television on Thursday,...
      


  9. Volkswagen is not prepared to cover the full cost of hardware retrofits for older diesel vehicles in Germany, a source at Volkswagen said, contradicting...
      


  10. The blasts detonated far from the bustling megacities of Asia, but the attack this week on two tankers in the strategic Strait of Hormuz...
      


  11. According to AP agency, Turkey’s opposition dealt President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a symbolic blow by gaining ground in key cities in the country’s local elections....
      


  12. Taxing the wealthy is becoming the latest sign of how Chancellor Angela Merkel’s already-frail coalition is drifting apart, adding to the political turbulence as...
      


  13. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/08/world/americas/venezuela-oil-maduro.html   To Survive, Venezuela’s Leader Gives Up Decades of Control Over Oil Faced with a severe economic crisis, the country’s leader, Nicolás Maduro, is letting foreign...
      


  14.    I am pleading with all of you folks in the oil and gas industries to join together in an idea that will change...
      


  15. The Kremlin said on Friday that Moscow’s move to help Beijing build an early warning system to detect missile attacks showed the two countries...
      


  16. I think US-China negotiations will drag on probably because not much leverage is left for Trump to use against China. So not much motivation...
      


  17. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan won sweeping new executive powers on Monday after his victory in landmark elections that also saw his Islamist-rooted AK Party...
      


  18. Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit North Korea for two days from Thursday, state media in both countries reported on Monday, making him the...
      


  19. Italy wants Europe’s border agency to stop migrants in transit countries before they board boats rather than working in the Mediterranean, Transport Minister Danilo...
      


  20. The wrecks of vehicles used by Islamic State militants as car bombs and other metal debris left by the war in Iraq are now...
      


  21. Angela Merkel bowed out as leader of her Christian Democrats on Friday with an emotional speech to her conservative party as it met to...
      


  22. Lebanon’s Hezbollah pledged to confront any threats to the country’s “oil and gas rights” after Israeli comments urging firms not to bid on a...
      


  23. Vietnam is preparing for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to arrive by train for his summit in Hanoi next week with U.S. President...
      


  24. North Korea’s Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping came to an understanding on issues discussed at a summit of the two leaders,...
      


  25. President Donald Trump said that he actually cares about the environment and that his only misgivings about the Paris Agreement are that it treated...


  26. Iraq goverment is under new challenge. Western allies wants to see pro iranians Shi‘ite militia commanders out of game.  They are openly loyal to...
      


  27. Public outrage over corruption helped put Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador into office, but his campaign to clean up the country’s government hasn’t...
      


  28. European Union leaders will next week extend until the end of January economic sanctions against Russia over its intervention in Ukraine, diplomats and officials...
      


  29. What’s an organization designated as a terrorist group in the U.S. and Europe supposed to do when it comes to raising funds? Think cryptocurrency....
      


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