Global food prices in February 2014 rose to their highest level since mid-2012 as a result of unfavourable weather and increased demand, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) […]
The United States appears to be rethinking its aversion to natural gas exports so it could help meet Ukraine’s energy needs and weaken Ukraine ...
The U.S. is imposing visa restrictions on Russians and Crimeans who it says are threatening Ukraine. In addition, the White House said Thursday that P ...
The U.S. is alleging that too many governments around the world are tightening controls on free expression and using repressive laws to “deny ci ...
The amount of malicious software targeting mobile devices is exploding, according to security firm Kaspersky Lab. Kaspersky said that in 2013 “nearly 100,000 new malicious programs for mobile devices were […]
NASA’s Kepler mission said on February 26 2014 that it had found 715 new planets. These newly-verified worlds orbit 305 stars, revealing multiple-planet systems much like our own solar system, […]
This is Russia’s semi-tropical southern corner, where you can ski in the morning and swim in the afternoon – in mid-winter! For the Winter Olympics, Russia spent $50 billion on […]
With the Turkish government mired in corruption allegations, it has found an unlikely ally. Leading members of the pro-Kurdish movement are backing Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s claim that he […]
The arrests of several activists near Sochi have renewed attention on the ways in which dissent is suppressed in Russia. Two members of the feminist punk group Pussy Riot were […]
Two members of the Russian punk rock group Pussy Riot have been released after being detained by police in Sochi, center of the Winter Olympics. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina […]