Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
Iran president still a force even as his era ends When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
Russia had elder Boston suspect under surveillance Russian agents placed the elder Boston bombing suspect under surveillance during a six-month visit to southern Russia last year, then scrambled to find him when he suddenly disappeared after police killed a Canadian jihadist, a security official told The Associated Press.... More
Russia halts student exchange program with US MOSCOW (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Moscow has voiced regret about Russia's decision to cancel its participation in a major high school student exchange program. U.S. Ambassador John F. Tefft said in a statement that the Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX ... 10/1/2014 - 3:24 pm | View Link
Today in Liberty: Treasury Department halts Ex-Im deals with Russia, federal court grants D.C. a stay on gun rights ruling “I am a libertarian with a small ‘l’ and a Republican with a capital ‘R’. And I am a Republican with a capital ‘R’ on grounds of expediency, not on principle.” — Milton Friedman — GOP’s attitude on gay marriage is changing: The Hill ... 07/30/2014 - 4:00 am | View Link
Switzerland Halts Trade Talks With Russia, Former Soviet Republics Last July, Switzerland signed a free-trade agreement with China, its largest export market in Asia, which makes up almost a quarter of its sales into the region. Free trade talks are also under way with India. In 2013, Switzerland exported goods worth 3.1 ... 03/19/2014 - 2:55 pm | View Link
An Energy Weapon vs. Russia? First, in the current crisis, it could deter Putin from using the gas weapon, lest he encourage Europeans to make concerted efforts to shift their long-term gas procurement to the United States when that becomes possible in a few years. Second, in future ... 03/4/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
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The Hal Lindsey Report A news site dedicated to news analysis of current events from the perspective of Bible prophecy with Hal Lindsey 10/30/2014 - 4:46 am | View Website
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Russia–Ukraine gas disputes The Russia–Ukraine gas disputes refer to a number of disputes between Ukrainian oil and gas company Naftohaz Ukrayiny and Russian gas supplier Gazprom over natural ... 10/28/2014 - 9:23 pm | View Website
Japan’s stimulus plans rippled across global markets, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average to a record, sending the dollar near a seven-year high against the Japanese yen and pulling U. S. government bond prices lower.
In pictures selected Friday by Wall Street Journal editors, children take the citizenship pledge in costume, England gets ready to kick off hunting season, Myanmar ethnic leaders hold a historic meeting for peace and more.
The Saturday Essay: The U. S. and Britain have long considered themselves the standard-bearers for freedom of expression. Can this proud tradition survive the idea that ‘hurtful’ speech deserves no protection?