North Korea test-fires 3 short-range missiles

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Bloomberg) North Korea fired three short-range missiles yesterday as it showcased its military ambitions in defiance of international sanctions and diplomatic efforts to convince the totalitarian state to more…

Taxes on some wealthy French top 100% of income

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) More than 8,000 French households' tax bills topped 100 percent of their income last year, the business newspaper Les Echos reported on Saturday, citing Finance Ministry data. more…

Google insider exposes 'immoral' tax scam

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Sunday Times) A former Google executive has blown the whistle on a massive and “immoral” tax avoidance scheme that has “cheated” British taxpayers out of hundreds of more…

Syrian PM accuses Turkey of conspiracy plot

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Islamic army falters in war on Christians

by Michael Carl -- Sudan's Islamic government was dealt a blow this week when its attempted strike against rebel groups Sudan Revolutionary Front and the Sudan People's Liberation Army-North was beaten back. more…

Kidnapping bears marks of Islamists

by Michael Carl -- Analysts say the recent kidnapping of an aid worker in Kenya, who apparently is being held for ransom, has the marks of al-Shabaab, a group of Islamists who more…

56,000 mph: Record explosion rocks moon

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="1jaGtxYjqy6nGm3JTvgjDB3NtMElEBTo"] (Space.com) The moon has a new hole on its surface thanks to a boulder that slammed into it in March, creating the biggest explosion scientists have more…

'Gay'-pride rally in Georgia derailed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Thousands of anti-gay protesters, including Orthodox priests, occupied a central street in Georgia's capital Friday, with some threatening to lash with stinging nettles any participant in more…

Russia sends at least 12 warships to Syria

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Times of Israel) In a move considered aggressive by US and European officials, Russia has sent at least 12 warships to patrol waters near its naval base in more…