1. Quoting the Wall Street Journal below, which makes this win against climate change political scaremongering even more delicious: Australia’s Conservatives Win Surprise Election Victory SYDNEY—Australia’s conservative government...


  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. Europe should scale up military spending in order to act as a counterpoint to an unpredictable and unreliable United States, the German foreign minister...
      


  4. President Donald Trump is negotiating with China on trade while the Trump Organization is involved in a deal linked to a Chinese developer. A...
      


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


  6. Brexit paralysis has prompted talk of a British election or a second referendum but one odd side-effect could be Britons having to cast their...
      


  7. Brexit transition period, by the government sources, is indefinitely beyond December 2020. It's obvious how PM T. May has many different kind of problems...
      


  8. The Trump administration on Thursday accused Russian government hackers of carrying out a deliberate, ongoing operation to penetrate vital U.S. industries, including the energy...
      


  9. Israeli prime minister B. Netanyahu is near his impeachment. The police said they had found sufficient evidence for the 68-year-old Netanyahu to be charged...
      


  10. Since end of last week Libya has been a little bit of a headache for oil markets as 2 of its ports have been...
      


  11. Last week, Jordan faced a rare if you will event over fuel prices hikes which prompted the resigning of Prime Minister and the halt...
      


  12. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_3s5EPEMBmk CNN's Fareed Zakaria explains why some of America's closest allies are looking to undermine the country's economic strength.


  13. It was the lack of change after a 2016 hashtag campaign against Saudi Arabia’s male guardianship laws that finally pushed Reem to flee what...
      


  14. A top aide to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Friday that Iran would immediately withdraw its “military advisers” from Syria and...
      


  15. Just three day after official visiting of French foreign minister to Iran, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said how Tehran refused any dialog with...
      


  16. In his tweet President Trump says the U.S. will not lower tariffs on steel and aluminum from Mexico and Canada unless a "new &...
      


  17. https://www.dr.dk/tv/se/kampen-om-det-rene-vand/-/kampen-om-det-rene-vand-2-3#!/  Interesting documentary. And interesting take on some conflicts around the world. 
      


  18. Opinion polls before the March 31 vote indicate that no one will come close to the 50-percent support needed to win in the first...
      


  19. China’s private companies have long enjoyed an edge over their state-owned peers, using “unscrupulous” tactics such as bribery, a prominent businesswoman said, at a...
      


  20. So, Bibi helps Trump decide on Iran, he threatens to strike Syria if the Russians sell them S-400 and now he's a guest of...
      


  21. Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed political ructions in the United States for difficulties in arranging a summit with President Donald Trump, in remarks broadcast...
      


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


  23. India regained the status of the world's fastest-growing major economy in the October-December quarter, driven by a pick-up in growth in manufacturing and services...
      


  24. US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has rejected an offer from Israel to visit family in the occupied West Bank on the condition she does not...
      


  25. Okay, I realize this is off the beaten path for this forum, but this is just too weird. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-17/koreas-to-march-under-one-flag-at-olympics-opening-ceremony-jcj37ai4?cmpid=socialflow-twitter-business&utm_content=business&utm_campaign=socialflow-organic&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social What is going on here??  


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


  27. Elections in two of Germany’s most prosperous regions are likely to diminish Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc and further destabilize her fragile government, potentially...
      


  28. 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...
      


  29. U.S. naval operations in the South China Sea could spark conflict and the United States would be to blame if a clash occurred, a...
      


  30. What do you think about Iran's Oil and Gas industries after returning of sanctions? What about invest/finance in Iran's oil and Gas? Is it wisely?