India: 5 men charged in gang-rape of student

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Independent) The Delhi authorities today charged five men with murdering the 23-year-old physiotherapy student who died after being gang-raped on a bus in the city earlier this more…

Gore turned down Glenn Beck for Qatar

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Commentary) The Wall Street Journal reports that Glenn Beck–who approached Current TV about a sale last year–was too right-wing for the network to even consider his offer. But more…

China to dominate 2013 coal market

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) China is the world's largest coal producer and consumer and currently accounts for about half of the global coal consumption. The U.S. Energy Information Agency noted in more…

Women in India demand guns for protection

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TIMES OF INDIA) NEW DELHI: The horrific attack on Nirbhaya has led to a spurt in requests for gun licences from women. Since December 18, the day the more…

Israel completes bulk of Egypt border fence

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) Israel completed the main segment of a razor-wire fence along its border with Egypt on Wednesday, a barrier against illegal migrants and Islamist militants hiding out in more…