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Russia’s Mega India Oil Deal Takes Turf War to Mideast Backyard

A $13 billion deal involving Russia in India threatens to weaken the grip of Middle East crude suppliers in the world’s fastest growing oil …

Oil
Oil
Conservative Party

Russia and the West: Where did it all go wrong?

<b>It is hard to imagine a period since the end of the Cold War when relations between Russia and the United States have been quite so bad.</b><p>US officials have described the joint Russian-Syrian onslaught against Aleppo as "barbarism" and warned that war crimes are being carried out.<p>The Russian president …

Geopolitics

BRICS leaders vow to speed global recovery, fight terrorism

BENAULIM, India (AP) — The leaders of five of the world's rising powers ended a two-day summit Sunday with a pledge to speed global economic recovery as well as fight terrorism and extremism, forces that they said pose a threat to regional and international peace and stability.<p>Meeting in the beach …

India
World History

US forces nearly ready to help Iraq push to retake Mosul

<b>(CNN) —</b> US forces will be ready within weeks to help Iraqi forces in their battle to retake Mosul from ISIS, according to Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.<p>"Our job is to actually help the Iraqis generate the forces and the support necessary for operations in Mosul and …

Middle East

Iran sentences US resident to 10 years in jail over spying claims

Nizar Zakka, a campaigner for internet freedom, was held in Iran after being invited to a conference<p>A US permanent resident detained for a year in Iran over spying allegations has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and a $4.2m (£3.2m) fine, his supporters said.<p>The case is the latest in an Iranian …

South Asia

EUA acusam Rússia por ataque a comboio humanitário na Síria

Americanos afirmam ter certeza de que bombardeio a caminhões da ONU e do Crescente Vermelho foi executado por aviões russos ou sírios. Ao menos 12 …

Rumors of a Deutsche Bank-Commerzbank Merger

<b>By Lili Bayer</b><p>Two months ago we indicated that there are serious signs of trouble brewing for Germany’s largest bank, Deutsche Bank. Now, there are …

Deutsche Bank
North Africa
United Kingdom

Barack Obama 'deliberately snubbed' by Chinese in chaotic arrival at G20

The US president was denied the usual red carpet welcome and forced to ‘go out of the ass’ of Air Force One, observers say<p>China’s leaders have been accused of delivering a calculated diplomatic snub to Barack Obama after the US president was not provided with a staircase to leave his plane during …

China

Opinião: Sentimento de alívio é o mais perigoso

Baixar a guarda após a catarse do impeachment de Dilma Rousseff é a atitude mais arriscada que os brasileiros podem tomar neste momento, opina …

Europe

EU Summit: Europe "will not come to an end" after Brexit

The EU must sharply increase cooperation on defence and intelligence to combat Islamic terrorism and other threats, the leaders of France, Germany and Italy said, as they insisted that they were not disheartened by Britain’s historic decision to leave the bloc.<p>Standing on the deck of a huge Italian …

Behaving Rationally In An Irrational Environment

<b>Confirmation Bias – Behaving Rationally In An Irrational Environment by RichardsonGMP</b><p><i>By Craig Basinger, CFA; Gareth Watson, CFA; Derek Benedet, CMT;</i> …

The secret to making the best barbecue pork ribs

Sure, it's bright and cheery in the summer sunshine. But before you head outside, you might want to plug in your slow cooker.<p>It might seem like a cold-weather gadget, but the slow cooker is a boss move this summer for scoring BBQ-tender meat in the summer without babysitting the barbecue. …

BBQ
Europe
South Asia

BREXIT FALLOUT: House sales fall to 2008 financial crisis levels

Home sales fell in July, with Brexit uncertainty blamed for the sharpest decline since the 2008 financial crisis.<p>The number of new buyers seeking homes dropped in July for the fourth consecutive month, the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors said in a report published on Thursday.<p>"This weakness …

European Union

Global warming threatens to release nuclear waste from Cold War base in Greenland

Nuclear waste buried underneath the ice in Greenland in a Cold War-era bunker is at risk of being exposed, scientists fear, due to global warming.<p>Radioactive coolant, thousands of gallons of sewage and diesel fuel, and tons of PCBs – a chemical coolant, banned in 1979 - were abandoned at the US …

Turkey detains 20 suspected Islamic State members: media

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish police detained 20 suspected members of the Islamic State militant group in the southern city of Adana early on Thursday, the private Dogan news agency reported.<p>A security officer stays on the roof near the Turkey's national flag as supporters of various political …

North Africa

France's War on Terror Reaches Into the Countryside

Beauvais, population 55,000, is typical of provincial France. It has a Gothic cathedral, long-closed textile plants and multicultural housing …

France

Oil Prices A Ticking Time Bomb

Another oil price downturn threatens to deepen the plunging levels of investment in upstream oil and gas production, which could create a more acute …

This Map Shows The Size Of The World's Biggest Empires From History

Which empire was the biggest throughout history? Which had the most people? Which had the biggest contiguous empire? The map below details all the …

World History

Brexit helps push central London house prices to biggest fall since 2009 | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s vote to quit the European Union helped push down house prices in London’s most expensive areas at their fastest rate in nearly seven years, accelerating a downward trend caused by increases in property taxes, a consultancy said on Wednesday.<p>A residential street is seen …

Housing

In Brazil-And Latin America-Hope Beyond The Headlines

<b>In Brazil-And Latin America-Hope Beyond The Headlines by Shamaila Khan & Paul DeNoon</b><p>A corruption scandal that toppled a president. An economy mired …

Costa Rica