Greece votes – future in euro in doubt

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) Greece votes on Sunday on whether to accept more austerity in exchange for international aid, in a high-stakes referendum likely to determine whether it leaves the euro-currency more…

Putin uses church as foreign-policy tool

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_2184365" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Pope Francis meets Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Vatican in 2013[/caption] WASHINGTON – Russian President Vladimir Putin increasingly appears to be using the more…

Greece is out of money, 'on war footing'

by Mark Leibovit -- Editor's note: Mark Leibovit is one of the investment world's top-rated gold timers, and helps investors anticipate and benefit from both the ups and the downs of the more…

Greek depositors may face 'haircut' of 30%

by -NO AUTHOR- --   In what appears to be an inevitable scenario, Greek depositors are being warned a Cyprus-style haircut of "at least" 30 percent for deposits over 8,000 euros – more…