1. By the latest information Turkey plans direct military action against territory held by Kurdish militia, potentially opening a new front in Syria’s civil war....
      


  2. 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...
      


  3. https://www.thenewamerican.com/tech/environment/item/31472-un-ipcc-scientist-blows-whistle-on-un-climate-lies   Interesting read,  and good video in which he explains his points.


  4. Vladimir V. Putin took the oath of office for a fourth term as Russia’s president, in a ceremony staged in a gilded Kremlin hall...
      


  5. 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...
      


  6. Iran’s Supreme Leader called U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments on withdrawing from the 2015 nuclear agreement “silly and superficial”, said he did not trust...
      


  7. Turkey has ordered the arrest of the Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen and seven others over the 2016 assassination of the Russian envoy to Turkey,...
      


  8. These 50 guys aren't laughing today. They lost $12bn fo just one day.  According to the Forbes magazine’s real-time ranking, metals tycoon Vladimir Potanin was...
      


  9. Dutch populists won the most votes in elections last Thursday.  They will hold the largest number of seats in the Senate along with the...
      


  10. Of course we cannot be sure about ultimate outcome but probability of Huawei building 5G network in Germany just skyrocketed. No backdoors policy Angela Merkel is...
      


  11. IT may be happening. Again. Europe on the verge of a recession
      


  12. Iraq needs $100 billion in foreign investment to rebuild its economy. Part of the plan seeks to diversify the country away from oil. It's...
      


  13. Tensions in the Balkans are on the rise, annoying some who fear that increased nationalism, ethnic conflicts, and weak democratic institutions -- mixed with...
      


  14. Stories like this one are so rare they are precious, so I had to share it. No paranoia, no fear-mongering, and, outrageously, presenting both...
      


  15. This could get interesting.  And Twitter strikes again with trying to control information. Twitter hides the video because "This media may contain sensitive material". Twitter... really?  <...


  16. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-09-02/rebels-draw-up-plans-as-johnson-threatens-revenge-brexit-update?srnd=premium-europe   '' Boris Johnson will host his Conservative colleagues at a drinks reception on Monday evening ahead of a statement to Parliament on Tuesday, his...
      


  17. U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel a visit to Denmark next month after the prime minister described his plan to buy Greenland as...
      


  18. Immigrants play an increasingly pivotal role in the U.S. economy. They are overrepresented in our labor force, relative to their share of the population,...
      


  19. President Vladimir V. Putin warned that if the United States deploys new intermediate-range missiles in Europe after withdrawing from a nuclear treaty prohibiting these...
      


  20. So its finally happened, North and South Korea leader have met in the DMZ in the middle of a global fanfare, with the blessings...
      


  21. The return of conservatives to power in oil-rich Alberta adds another province to a growing bloc of opposition to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of...
      


  22. Let's chat guns... hey, it's been a while       Saw this article that may interest some regarding NRA and election time, as I imagine...
      


  23. The picture speaks more than a thousand words. When the two president met in New York, they shook hands lightly and got down to...
      


  24. U.S. Warns Iranian Oil Tankers May Be Courting 'Environmental Disaster' I'd throw in some water-borne diseases as well, if I were them.
      


  25. U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called off a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, even after North Korea followed through...
      


  26. A banner emblazoned with the words “Honor to Mussolini,” unfurled just steps from the Milan piazza where the fascist dictator’s body was hung upside...
      


  27. Eastern Libyan forces on Thursday took full control of Gharyan, a town about 100 km (60 miles) south of the capital Tripoli, bringing their...
      


  28. According to Bloomberg, Kim Jong Un made a surprise visit to Beijing on his first known trip outside North Korea since taking power in...
      


  29. France has recalled its ambassador in Rome on Thursday after what it described as baseless and repeated attacks from Italy’s political leaders, whom it...
      


  30. Global military expenditure reached its highest level last year since the end of the Cold War, fueled by increased spending in the United States...