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


  2.  The European Union said on Thursday it could impose further sanctions on Venezuela if it believes democracy is being undermined there, after its president...
      


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


  4. Iran agitating for some compensation for its Syria war investments. IRGC Maj Gen Yahya Rahim Safavi says Iran is already exporting Syrian phosphate in...
      


  5. Cooperation is the mainstream in China-Europe relations, and even if there are differences and competition, it is benign competition, Chinese President Xi Jinping said...
      


  6. Presumably bolstered by the fiery claims of Greta Thunberg and the general theme of Climate Week, people on Twitter have been declaring that capitalism threatens...
      


  7. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met for 3½ hours as both sides try to defuse tensions between...
      


  8. "We're protecting Germany, we're protecting France, we're protecting all of these countries. And then numerous of the countries go out and make a pipeline...
      


  9. The U.S. doesn’t plan to suspend more joint military drills with South Korean forces, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said, amid reports that North Korea...
      


  10. 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...
      


  11. 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...
      


  12. I hear everyone's favourite greenie-slash-feminist has found himself in a bit of a pickle? Interesting. Here.
      


  13. Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard said Monday that it launched ballistic missiles into eastern Syria, targeting militants the force blames for a recent attack on...
      


  14. 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...
      


  15. https://www.machinedesign.com/engineering-education/myth-chinese-and-indian-engineers
      


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


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


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


  19. 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...
      


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


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


  22. 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...
      


  23. 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...
      


  24. 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...
      


  25. 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...
      


  26. 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??  


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


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


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


  30. 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.