Putin makes Obama look indecisive, weak

by F. Michael Maloof -- Some U.S. officials and media analysts refer to Russian President Vladimir Putin as a “thug,” but now he’s being touted as a “statesman” after deflecting, at least temporarily, more…

Kerry: U.S. may still strike Syria

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) -- We have talks about talks on Syria but no answer to the main question: Will the United States launch a military attack? Secretary of State John Kerry more…

Syrian 'rebels' behead Assad supporter

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WARNING: Some of the images contained in this story are graphic in nature and may be disturbing to some viewers (TIME) All wars are vicious, but the civil more…

Egypt acquits alleged killers of 2011 protesters

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) An Egyptian court on Thursday acquitted all 14 defendants, including policemen, accused of killing 17 protesters during the bloodiest day of a revolt that toppled autocrat Hosni more…

Bride, 8, dies of injuries on wedding night

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Al_Arabiya) An eight-year-old Yemeni girl died of internal bleeding on her wedding night after marrying a man five times her age, a social activist and two local residents more…

Clean energy damaging Europe's competitiveness

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) For years Europe has been at the forefront of the renewable energy revolution, promoting and establishing global rules in this sector. There are signs however that this more…

'I saw a scene of utter cruelty'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Time) All wars are vicious, but the civil war in Syria seems every day to set new standards for brutality. As the fighting rages in its third year, more…