A profound and significant change has just occurred in the Levant – the Russian army has begun to engage against terrorism in Syria. Although Russia has been absent from the international scene since the dissolution of the Soviet Union, and although it is moving with care, it has just created a Russo-Syrian Commission, has begun supplying weapons, sharing intelligence, and sending advisors. All of this is more or less coordinated with the White House.
In international press, a lot of ink has been devoted to the BRICS. Without a doubt the participation of the five-party in the world economy block has increased over the course of the last years, competing directly with the United States and the European Union. However, the details about the New Development Bank and the Contingent Reserve Arrangement make it clear that its members resist to abandoning the orbit of the dollar in order to destroy the shell of the Bretton Woods institutions.
The Atlanticist media is categorical: Vladimir Putin was isolated at the G20 because of his aggressive behavior towards the Ukrainian crisis.
However, at no time, did Washington and its allies dare to broach their differences with Russia at the G20, with the "rest of the world" standing together behind Vladimir Putin. The word "Ukraine" is not mentioned in any of the G20 documents.
How is it then that almost every major newspaper in NATO Member States has indulged in the same lie?
The members of the G7 just ended their 41st summit. The leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and US gathered in a great Bavarian palace, the Schloss Elmau. It was a fitting location for the masters of the universe.
They claim that the maintenance of world order is their passtime. In fact, what they are most interested in is the preservation of their power at any cost.
Astronomers have discovered a young galaxy that is the farthest ever seen: it is 13,1 billion light years away and is among the first generation of galaxies in the universe.
Scientists from Yale and the University of California at Santa Cruz used three telescopes to spot and then calculate the age of the blurred galaxy. It is called EGS-zs8-1 and dates back some 670 million years after the Primordial Explosion (Big Bang) that gave birth to the universe.
The Board of Control of the State Water Resources adopted rules requiring cities to limit watering of public property and encourage homeowners.
California regulators adopted unprecedented broad restrictions on how people and companies can use the water because of the intense drought in the state.
The Board of Control of the State Water Resources on Tuesday approved rules requiring cities to limit watering of public property and encourage homeowners to dry their lawns.
The Obama administration offered a reward of 20 million dollars for information leading to four key figures of the Islamic State (ISIS), a militant group fighting in Iraq and Syria.
The State Department is seeking information that could lead to the arrest of 'Abd al-Rahman Mustafa al-Qaduli, Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, Tarkhan Tayumurazovich Batirashvili and Tariq Bin-al-Tahar bin al Falih al-'Awni al-Harzi.
USA and Bolivia are trying again to normalize diplomatic relations after seven years of estrangement and the reciprocal expulsion of ambassadors.
An attempt comes just several days after the historic Summit of Americas, where the rapprochement between the US and Cuba has been witnessed.
The US business representative in La Paz, Peter Brennan, met with bolivian Foreign Minister David Choquehuanca to talk about the next steps.
The instability in Yemen is being caused not by Iran or the Houthis, but by US and Saudi interference in Yemen — from Saudi Arabia’s 2009 invasion to US drone attacks — and the decades of support that Saudi Arabia has provided for authoritarian and unpopular rule in Yemen.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro today announced measures against the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Production of Venezuela (FEDECAMARAS), which he accused of being behind an economic war, aiming to destabilize the country.
In a ceremony held in the state of Anzoategui (east), Maduro also accused the Fedecdmaras of causing misery, by provoking high inflation and commodity shortages.