Rewind to two years ago, and it seemed to be all over for the beleaguered euro. Spreads were off the scale, the banking system looked close to collapse, and words such as “eurogeddon” were part of the everyday lexicon. The single currency’s obituaries were being widely prepared, while here in the UK they had already [...]
Manila: Filipinos based in Australia, Canada, Europe, and the United States will march in front of the Chinese Embassy on July 24 to protest against China’s role in the ongoing territorial dispute.
The Philippines’ government has denied, however, that it has a role in it.
Several private groups comprising former government officials, scheduled holding simultaneous [...]
It’s time to get out, urges Prof. Robert Wistrich, a leading authority on anti-Semitism. And he’s one of the scholars who dismisses a claim that 150 million EU citizens have demonic views of Israel
According to one Jerusalem-based researcher, the situation is dire, and he claims to have the numbers to prove it: More [...]
Russia’s military has completed work on a new missile defense radar in southern Russia that has some U.S. military officials worried Moscow is building up offensive and defensive strategic forces in destabilizing combination.
The large radar station near Armavir, located near the Black Sea and designed to detect missiles launched from Europe and Iran, is [...]
Here are a few reasons why leaders have decided to weaken the ruble.
During a flight some time ago, I met a small businessman from Perm who had owned a hosiery factory. He ended up closing it down, renting it out as a warehouse and moving to Europe. He said that too many visits by government inspectors ready to fine him for any little infraction — real or imagined — [...]
According to a recent report from Nomura Securities, China ”is displaying the same three symptoms that Japan, the US, and parts of Europe all showed before suffering financial crises, that is, a rapid build-up of leverage, elevated property prices, and a decline in potential growth.”
The catch with these sorts of scenarios is that one [...]
US GDP has been slowly ramping up, only to fall back and then try once more to bring us back to the ’90s. Stocks markets are volatile but seemingly moving higher in most of the developed world, except for Japan, where the current 20% drop comes hard on the heels of one of their frequent [...]
There are “clear signs” that terrorist networks first established by Iran in several South American countries in the 1980s and 1990s are still in place, and there are indications that Iran has similar networks in Europe, the Argentinian prosecutor who investigated the 1994 AMIA bombing in Buenos Aires told The Times of Israel.
In a [...]
The Syrian conflict threatens to draw America, Russia, and Europe into a wild inferno engulfing the entire Mideast.
An assassin’s bullet among sectarian tensions was all it took to push the European powers into the catastrophic ‘war to end all wars’ in 1914. By slaying an Austrian archduke, a Serbian gunman triggered a chain of [...]
Asked if that meant that a future U.S.-NATO anti-missile shield would be “neutralized” if a nation such as Iran launched a nuclear missile at Europe, Antonov said it would be difficult to speculate on such a scenario.
“Well, first, the Iranians do not have such missiles and when they will have them nobody will know,” [...]