Imagine, if you will, the kind of outcry that would occur in the United States if the government sent a Secret Service detail to protect Melinda Gates, wife of Bill Gates. That explains a bit of the furor that in India this week after a Hindustan Times report that the Indian government was dispatching a […]
Pope Francis is set for a tricky visit to Poland, where socially Conservative Catholics and the right-wing government are out of step with many aspects of his agenda. The pontiff is expected to lead an estimated 2 million Catholics in prayer during his first visit to the east European country beginning Wednesday, Deutsche Welle reported. Show More Summary
Last summer, Linda Smith learned she was losing significant cartilage in her knees, a consequence of her lifelong love of skiing, running and ultimate frisbee. Diagnosed with osteoarthritis, she wante...
China is calling for more talks.China has asked for US help to get the Philippines to start negotiations. China is depending on outside experts like everyone else in the government business.The meetings between US and Chinese admirals are conditional on the Chinese maintaining professionalism and safety at sea during encounters. Show More Summary
Steiner announced that the company’s P4Xi rifle scope will now be sold tot he commercial market. Until now, this variable power scope was only available for government sales. The P4Xi is a 1-4×24 scope that is said to offer true 1x magnification on the low end. Show More Summary
Electrical systems under the bonnet of a Beijing Auto EX200 EV. By Tycho de Feijter. The Chinese government has announced that it has lifted the cap on foreign ownership of companies that make batteries for new-energy vehicles (NEVs) and companies that make electric systems for automobiles. The move could have [...]
Anyone who's ever dealt with rats in their home knows how hard it can be to completely clear out the pests, but the New Zealand government plans to achieve it on a national scale – and not just with rats. Prime Minister John Key announced...Show More Summary
The Catalan government has pushed forward the process of the region's secession from Spain, as Madrid fails to demonstrate cooperation on the issue, the Catalan officials said.
By Harriet Smith, an intern with the Lowy Institute's Melanesia Program After surviving a vote of no-confidence last week, PNG Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has reshuffled his cabinet. O'Neill has pledged stable government until nextShow More Summary
I haven’t had much to say about Australian politics since the election. That’s because I see the Turnbull government as a nullity, which will achieve nothing however long it survives. Turnbull’s first substantive action since the election (in fact, since the election was called) only confirms me in this view. It’s a knee-jerk reaction to […]
Egyptian government said Tuesday it is in the final stages of three-month negotiations of the agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on a three-year support program worth $7 billion annually, media reported.
By Fatma Müge Göçek | (The Conversation) | – – After the July 15 coup attempt in Turkey, one of the first actions of the Turkish state and government was to purge…
Americans want to elect Daddy or Mommy. That’s what this election has become. It hasn’t been about competing or contrasting visions of government. It hasn’t been about rooting out corruption
The world?s largest and most comprehensive collection of paper peepshows has been donated to the Victoria and Albert Museum under the Cultural Gifts Scheme. The Scheme was introduced by the Government in 2013 as a major initiative to encourage life-time giving to UK public collections. Show More Summary
A growing body of forensic evidence has implicated the Russian government in the breach of emails from Democratic National Committee officials.
The US intelligence now have “high confidence” that the Russian government is behind the Democratic National Committee (DNC) emails hack, local media reported Wednesday.
MANILA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meets Philippine's President Rodrigo Duterte in Manila on Wednesday to discuss his new government's priorities as well as possible dialogue with China on resolving tensions over the South China Sea.
Increasingly, our federal government has grown bloated and out of control. It has used it’s supposed “interstate commerce” authority to enslave the states by taxing them into oblivion and then bribing with that money to do its will.... Read More
“The Government isn't going to limit the number of cats people can own," said Prime Minister (and noted cat sympathizer) John Key.
The Federal Government has announced a $25.4 million funding injection into the detection and seizure of illegal firearms, including “specialised intelligence software tools” aimed at boosting intelligence collection on international...Show More Summary