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31 March 2015
Asia & Pacific
Brave New World
Connecting The Pieces
00:48 31 March 2015 / updated: 01:43
Iran, 6 World Powers Working to Unravel 'Layers' of Issues at Nuclear Talks
Argentina Complains to UN Over UK’s 'Militarization' of Falklands
Massive Explosion Rocks Sanaa Following Saudi Airstrikes on Missile Storage
Turkish Stream Pipeline May Boost Energy Ties With Greece – Greek Minister
Moscow Visit Opens New Chapter in Energy Ties With Russia - Greek Minister
Russia to Help Palestine Become Independent State – Putin
Six Million Euros for Freedom: Russia Unveils Flying House Project
Islamic Republic of Texas? How Jade Helm Could Be a Mock Invasion of Iran
Ukraine 'Lost Without Trace' Five Indian Warplanes During Planned Upgrade
Asia & Pacific
Australia’s Expanded Sanctions Against Russia Come Into Effect
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop stated that expanded sanctions against Russia came into force Tuesday in Australia.
Military & Intelligence
China's Military Carries First Offshore Drills in Western Pacific
China's military successfully carried out its first offshore drills in the Western Pacific Ocean amid unresolved tensions over territorial disputes in the South China Sea.
Superbugs Go Airborne, Triggering Fears of Global Epidemic
Antibiotic-resistant genes, that evolved in the crowded atmosphere of Texas commercial cattle ranches, have gone airborne and are now capable of "travelling for long distances."
Asia & Pacific
China Rebuffs N Korea’s Bid to Join Beijing-led Development Bank – Reports
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank has raised concerns in Washington as a potential competitor of Western-led financial institutions. The picture for the IMF, World Bank and other international money lenders further clouded after the UK, Italy, France and Germany said they wanted to join.
Anti-Semitism on Decline in Ukraine, But Remains a Concern - ADL Director
Anti-Defamation League European Affairs Director Andrew Srulevitch claims that anti-Semitic Incidents have declined among Ukraine’s far right parties, but the phenomenon has not been eliminated.
Mass Protests in Honduras After 4 Student Critics of Education Minister Found Dead
Four high school students who organized several demonstrations against Honduras’ education minister’s decision to change the class schedule were found dead in the country's capital.
The War on Yemen Has Forged an Arab NATO
Yemen: Now State Terrorists Can Join US Bombing Coalitions?
Power Play Behind Regime Change in Russia
Yemen, Ukraine and the US 'Single Standard'
California Firefighter Falls Through Burning Roof
Fearless Rat Annoys Cat
New Heights of Freestyle Football
Timber! Workers Barely Dodge Falling Dredger
Let's Get This Party Started! Moscow Prepares to Host 2018 FIFA World Cup
Gulf States Launch Military Operation in Yemen
Germanwings Airbus A320 Crash in Southern France
Atlantic Resolve: NATO at Russia's Gates
Massive Anti-Austerity Protests in Frankfurt
After Minsk: Will Peace Come to Ukraine?
Murder of Russian Politician Boris Nemtsov
Greece's Gordian Knot: Syriza Tackles Austerity
Violence Erupts as Islamic State Rises
Anti-Islamization Protests in Europe
EU Energy Union: Twisting the Arms of Gazprom
Leaders of European Union gave green light to the project of an Energy Union to rebuff alleged Russian market dominance.
28 March 2015
Is It OK for Government Officials to Say One Thing and Do Another?
This story is as old as time itself, passed down from one generation to another...
28 March 2015
War Is Dying Out?
Many academics argue that traditional war, as we know it is dying out.
28 March 2015
The Big Deserter, A Dose Of America’s Own Medicine, And The Saudis In Yemen
This action-packed week has us talking about the US’ ‘Dragoon Ride’ through almost half of Europe and Lee Kuan Yew’s non-Western recipe for success.
27 March 2015
Forest Punk: Rusting Glory of Vintage Cars
Beautiful Sights of Russia: Olkhon Island in Lake Baikal
Moscow Dances Indian Style
How Cargoes Are Delivered to ISS
These Boots Were Made For Walking
Analysis & Opinion
Gold Slides Again as US Inches Towards Monetary Tightening – No Profits Here, Folks
With the US dollar set to advance on Fed tightening, gold is slipping, gradually losing its ‘safe haven’ appeal.
China’s Potential Deflation Threatens to Overthrow Global Monetary Order
Mainland China could soon implement a full-scale economic stimulus due to the threats of deflation and stagnation, adding to the piles of cash being printed by Japanese and European mints, rendering monetary equivalent less valuable and investment less powerful across the globe.
Arab Coalition to Face Yemen Quagmire – Retired Yemeni General
Retired Yemeni brigadier-general Muhssein Khasroof said that Operation Decisive Storm was working against the clock to suppress the Houthi uprising.
Global Stocks Advance on China Stimulus Expectations, Oil Drops Further
Equity markets posted gains on Monday due to more solid expectations of monetary easing in China, tightening in the US and the inspiring corporate news from Europe.
Operation 'Decisive Storm' - US, Half of Middle East Against Yemeni Shiites
Following a request by Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, the ousted president who fled Yemen by boat on Wednesday, the country's Shia Houthi militants are now up against a ten country-strong Saudi-led military coalition, supported by the United States.
Ukraine Becoming a 'Wild West' Unsafe For Jews –Israeli Analyst
Speaking with Radio Sputnik on Friday, Israeli political analyst Avigdor Eskin commented on political developments in Ukraine this week, noting that rising anti-Semitism and growing instability in the country as a whole have turned the country into an unstable and unsafe 'Wild West'.