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  • Greeks challenge Western power by tilting East
    Greeks challenge Western power by tilting East
    Whether it’s “radical left” or “center left,” Greece’s new ruling party is pivoting away from the European Union and toward Russia.The Syriza Party is sticking its thumb in the eye of the “Troika” ...
  • China and Switzerland to sign mega currency trade agreement at Davos
    China and Switzerland to sign mega currency trade agreement at Davos
    On Jan. 21 it was announced that China and Switzerland are to sign a groundbreaking currency agreement that will facilitate both nations trading in the Yuan and Swiss Franc. Scheduled for completion during the ongoing World Economic Forum event...
  • Al Qaeda in Yemen
    U.S. raises terror alert level for Yemen
    United States officials raised theterror threat alert level on Monday for Yemen after U.S.-backed troops clashed with Shiite rebel fighters, threatening to undermine the efforts of the U.S. and its allies to battle al-Qaeda in the Arabian...
  • Ukraine moves quickly to solidify NATO membership
    Ukraine moves quickly to solidify NATO membership
    Much to the consternation of their Russian neighbor, Ukraine is accelerating their bid to become a new NATO member. Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko signed a bill Monday dropping the nation’s non-aligned status, an important first step...
  • Hamas Training Camp
    Hamas is not a terrorist organization, rules EU court
    AEuropean Unioncourton Wednesday retracted a prior decision toleave the deadly and destructivePalestinian radical Muslim groupHamas onits list of terrorist groups. The court claimed that thedecision had been based on "factual imputations...
  • Putin On The Run
    Putin On The Run
    Russian President Vladimir Putin may have overstepped his bounds. In recent days the Russian ruble plunged some 20% leaving the Russian economy precariously close to collapse. In the recent weeks oil stocks and revenue are even lower. Sanctions...
  • Human dignity is in danger across 'haggard' old Europe, Pope tells EU
    Human dignity is in danger across 'haggard' old Europe, Pope tells EU
    In a cautiously optimistic speech to the European Parliament on Tuesday, Pope Francis warned that human dignity is in danger across the continent of Europe, and he said that if the European Union is to be a productive and decent contributor to the...
  • Ukrainian Separatists Voting For New Direction
    Ukrainian Separatists Voting For New Direction
    Eastern Ukraine is voting today to elect leaders and members to form regional councils. Inside the polling stations are armed guards to monitor the process. The citizens of Eastern Ukraine have come to the conclusion that if they are not welcome...
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin's Cyber War
    Russian President Vladimir Putin's Cyber War
    Russia is still as paranoid as it was when the Soviet Union was in business. Russian President Putin is still a spy after all these years. His early career as a KGB agent still lingers in his soul. How do we know this because of the number of...
  • Happy Birthday Vladimir Putin
    Happy Birthday Vladimir Putin
    Russian President Vladimir Putin turns 62 on October 7. He will spend it in Siberia and will be far from the hustle and bustle of Moscow. He is going to take off 24 hours and relax. Well, I suppose you could say that it will be a needed rest. You...
  • Conservationists see red over Maltan's nomination to head EU green policies
    Conservationists see red over Maltan's nomination to head EU's green policies
    The nomination of 64-year old Malta politician Karmenu Vella to become the next European Union commissioner for the environment, maritime affairs and fisheries have caused international backlash considering that his government has been long...
  • Putin Get Your Troops Out Of The Ukraine
    Putin Get Your Troops Out Of The Ukraine
    The European Union backed by the United States told Russian President Vladimir Putin to get his troops out of the Ukraine or face the consequences of more sanctions leveled against the Russian Federation. Last week under the guise of humanitarian...
  • European meat, traditional and quality
    Tradition and quality of European meat on the family table
    Families have become more knowledgeable about why and what they eat. Farm to table, farmer's markets and even back yard gardens have become maintains in the community. While produce can be easily understood, the meat industry can be...
  • Poroshenko And Putin Meet In Minsk
    Poroshenko And Putin Meet In Minsk
    Ukrainian President Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin met yesterday in Minsk. Prior to the meeting the Ukrainian President released pictures of captured Russian soldiers who had crossed the border in unmarked vehicles. Now this would...
  • Russian McDonald's restaurant
    No Big Macs in Moscow as McDonald's cited for 'numerous sanitation laws'
    According to Reuters on Wednesday,Rospotrebnadzor, Russia's main consumer watchdog, ordered the temporary closure of four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow, citing numerousviolations of the sanitation laws.One of the closed restaurants,...