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Beijing to Host Winter Olympic - 07/31/2015

Beijing will host the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2022. The choice of venue of the competition took place at the 128th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Kuala Lumpur. This was reported on the organization's website. Alma-Ata also claimed the right to host the Olympics 2022. 44 members of the IOC voted for the capital of China's, whilst only 40 were for the Kazakh...

10 Potential Threats to the World's Welfare - 07/31/2015

Jeremy Grantham is a British investor, co-founder and chief investment strategist at Grantham Mayo van Otterloo, a Boston asset management firm. In his latest quarterly letter to clients, he compiled a list of 10 factors, which, as he writes, "are problems: potential threats to our well-being." It's quite common for Grantham, who recently warned that the Fed is going to inflate a new bubble, as...

Migration: Who is Eager to Get in Albion? - 07/30/2015

About 1.5 thousand illegal migrants on Wednesday night again tried to get from France to the UK via the Eurotunnel under the English Channel, one worker was killed, reported the French newspaper Monde. - Our team found the body this (Wednesday) morning, firefighters confirmed the death of the person, - the newspaper quotes words of the representative of Eurotunnel group. According to the...

John Kerry heads out to brief allies on Iran and ISIS - 07/30/2015

John Kerry in a nation hoping tour to brief allies on the Iranian-nuclear deal as well as create a strategy for battling ISIS militants. John Kerry, the U.S. Secretary of State, will be travelling to the Gulf and Egypt next week in order to brief their leadership on the ongoing nuclear deal with Iran. The fight against the horde of Islamic militants is also on the agenda. After this, he is...

Bundestag Threatens Merkel with Trial for Covering up the NSA - 07/29/2015

Committee of the Bundestag, controlling action and powers of the German Intelligence Service (BND), is going to sue the German government. The claim is related to the recent scandal around the US National Security Agency (NSA), writes Sueddeutsche Zeitung. According to deputies, the government refuses to provide the parliamentary committee a list of objects for which the representatives of the...

Italy is on the Verge of Collapse - 07/29/2015

Emergency meetings are coming one after another. Eurozone countries are trying to save Greece. Meanwhile, experts are sounding the alarm: if a crisis begins in Italy, the Greek problems will seem a trifle. Huge debt, economic stagnation, bloated and inefficient state apparatus - a few years ago it seemed that Italy would inevitably have slid into crisis and will drag the entirety of Europe. Now...

About 130 Christians in Pakistan are Accused of Blasphemy - 07/28/2015

About 130 Christians in Pakistan are accused of violating a local law on blasphemy, reports the agency Catholic World News with reference to peacekeeping center of the Dominican Order in Lahore. - At present, legal proceedings against 130 Christians is conducted in Pakistan, - said the head of the center priest James Channan. According to him, there is even more cases against the Muslims -...

Varoufakis Spills the Beans - 07/28/2015

Former Greek Finance Minister Janis Varoufakis is again in the spotlight of the world media. As it turned out, Varoufakis has been actively preparing Greece to the parallel payment system in the event of loss of access to the ECB's liquidity program. Before the Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras agreed with the requirements of the lenders, despite the results of the referendum, Greece was very close...

The Sewel & Bercow exposes are political hypocrisies British style - 07/28/2015

The Sun tabloid has torn apart the suave pride typically associated with British politicians. Read on to find out hilarious titbits regarding two of our speakers. Although British politicians are a proud lot, and showcases their parliamentary model of democratic politics as something to be proud of, however, two high profile scandals have revealed an underlying hypocrisy at its core and have...

Turkey and the U.S aim for creating a zone free of Islamic State fighters - 07/28/2015

Turkey, a NATO member, has finally seen the light of the day and has agreed to join the U.S led coalition against terrorist organisations. However, the dynamics of the situation is complex with each player having its own agenda. The United States and Turkey have joined forces to provide a strategic air cover for Syrian rebels who are fighting to keep those loose bandits of the Islamic State at...
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