Gold expert: New ISIS currency is doomed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN/Money) If history is any guide, the new ISIS plot to create its own currency is destined to fail. That's according to gold and currency expert Axel Merk more…

ISIS to mint own Islamic dinar coins

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Guardian) It has gathered its fortune through the tools of modern finance, but now Islamic State (ISIS) aims to mint its own coins. The move is reportedly more…

U.S. inserts removal of Assad into ISIS strategy

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_903581" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Syrian President Bashar al-Assad[/caption] BEIRUT, Lebanon – The Obama administration is contemplating ways to remove the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad as part more…

Obama pledges $3 billion in climate aid

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) President Obama will propose sending $3 billion in aid to help developing nations adapt to the effects of climate change, according to multiple media reports. The more…

France allows toilets in kitchens for 1st time

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Local) Doubtless to the joy of Paris landlords, tireless in their quest to redefine the acceptable size of an apartment, French government ministers Ségolène Royal and Sylvia more…

Red Bull fueling 'Syrian Islamists'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Local) Truck loads of Austria's popular Red Bull energy drink are being shipped daily by Turkish traders into Syria, and being consumed by fighters in the civil more…

Want to hurt Russia? Lower price of oil

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) Why would the oil producers, who have over the years raised the price of oil at every opportunity they got suddenly agree to drop the price from more…