Western leaders back in Russia as tensions appear to ease

East-West relations seem to have changed over past 10 days, as three major Western leaders attend St Petersburg forum By M.K. Bhadrakumar East-West relations have transformed over the past 10-day period. Russia’s isolation from the West after the Maidan coup in Kiev appears to have warmed as abruptly as it began. Three major Western leaders … Continue reading Western leaders back in Russia as tensions appear to ease

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World’s Largest Investment Fund to Exit Oil Stocks

The world’s largest investment fund is on the brink of dumping its petrochemical assets   Norway's Sovereign Wealth Fund, the largest investment portfolio on the planet by a wide margin, is set to divest any and all interests in the extraction, processing and sale of fossil fuels, an announcement that has stunned financial markets around the globe. Said to contain some $35 … Continue reading World’s Largest Investment Fund to Exit Oil Stocks

Round Two – Soros & Google vs. Le Pen

The International Reporter For some time I’ve been urging that the current political-cultural climate should be viewed “whole”, and that we’re witnessing an historical arc of unprecedented uniqueness. We are, I’ve been urging, in one of those periodic paradigm shifts that seems to happen about once every five hundred years, the last one being the … Continue reading Round Two – Soros & Google vs. Le Pen

Back to Headlines – Germany orders Greece to LEAVE euro if it wants debts cut

HARDLINE German minister Wolfgang Schaeuble has warned the only way Greece's loans can be written off is through the country leaving the eurozone, as the debt crisis once again blows up By LANA CLEMENTS   Angela Merkel's finance chief ruled out cutting the amount of money owed by the struggling Mediterranean state in an interview … Continue reading Back to Headlines – Germany orders Greece to LEAVE euro if it wants debts cut

Germany (EU) – On the Road to Autonomy?

  BERLIN/WASHINGTON (German-Foreign-Policy.com) - Recent media reports have, for the first time, disclosed US American interference in German business deals with recalcitrant countries. US authorities intervene directly, if German companies carry out financial transactions, for example, with Iran. Repeatedly, Washington has successfully blocked business deals - even though they had been legal in Germany - … Continue reading Germany (EU) – On the Road to Autonomy?