Category: World

Sweden Reopens Rape Probe Against Assange

Swedish prosecutors said Monday they were reopening a 2010 rape investigation against WikiLeaks founder Julian…

Polish Far-right Protest Against Restitution of Jewish Property

The law could result in Jewish organizations demanding as much as $300 billion in compensation…

Uber Offers Shares For $45 in Long-awaited Wall Street Debut

(UPI) — Ride-sharing giant Uber will make its long-awaited debut on Wall Street Friday, where it’s…

BBC Fires Radio Host For Racial Remarks On Royal Family

DESPARDES News Monitor – One of BBC’s leading radio hosts was fired after he tweeted…

China, Russia to Discuss Hotspots Amid Trump Sanctions

“The possibility of a formalized political-military partnership between Russia and China cannot be ruled out”…

US Becoming Net Exporter of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)

BE2C2 Report – During the last 13 consecutive months, US has exported more natural gas…

Trump Uses Executive Privilege to Block Complete Mueller Report

The Mueller report said no evidence was found to indicate Trump’s campaign cooperated with any…

US Returns $57 Million in 1MDB Funds to Malaysia

DESPARDES News Report – Malaysia on Tuesday said the U.S. government had returned some $57…

Venezuela Update: ‘Fake Coup, Faked News…Was a Hoax’

DESPARDES News Monitor – There has been days of breathless reporting in the U.S. media…

Casino Upstarts Give U.S. Operators a Run for Their Money in Asia

Gambling venues are opening across the region to lure Chinese bettors from Macau—home to Las…

The World is Running Out of Sand. ‘We’re Eroding Our Foundations’.

The more the Earth warms up, the more people will need cooling. And, the more…

UK Turns to Asia for Nurses to Cover 70,000 Staff Shortages

UK is facing serious health staff shortage estimated to balloon to a shortfall of 70,000…