The Russian government will intensify efforts to cut the country’s dependence on US payment systems and the dollar as a settling currency, said Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov on Monday, as quoted by RIA Novosti. Learn More: https://www.rt.com/business/398853-ru…
One day after Maduro’s new “constituent assembly” expelled chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega Diaz – the highest-ranking member of President Maduro’s administration to break ranks with the authoritarian – from her post and ordered her to stand trial, confirming fears that it would use its unchecked
The United States is preparing for all options to counter the growing threat from North Korea, including launching a “preventive war,” national security adviser H.R. McMaster said in an interview that aired Saturday on MSNBC. The comments come after North Korea carried out two tests
Amid expectations of the US launching investigations into China’s alleged theft of American intellectual property as well as unfair trade practices, Beijing appears unmoved by the imminent probe while US businesses fear reprisals in case the row unintentionally escalates. Washington is expected to soon announce
India is creating infrastructure and deploying a large number of troops on its side of the border at the disputed area in the Himalayas, China’s foreign ministry has said, adding, that New Delhi’s actions indicate it’s not interested in a peaceful resolution of the standoff.
The US military is shifting towards a “more global” exercise program in preparation to deter what they term a “more assertive Russia” as well as countering other complex threats, a senior officer commanding the US forces in Europe has said. Learn More: https://www.rt.com/news/398508-us-glo…
According to a report in South Korea’s Munhwa Ilbo newspaper, which cites an unidentified government official, South Korea’s military is preparing a “surgical strike” scenario that could wipe out North Korean command and missile and nuclear facilities following an order by S.Korea’s President Moon Jae-in.
The US envoy to the UN, Nikki Haley, has said that the time for talk on North Korea is “over,” and that another weak UNSC resolution is “worse than nothing.” Tensions are flaring over Pyongyang’s recent tests of what it said were intercontinental ballistic missiles.
If there is a run on the bank, any bank in the EU, you better be among the first to get your money out. Although it’s your money, the EU wants to Freeze Accounts to Prevent Runs at Failing Banks. Learn More: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-07…
Fighter Jets from the US, Japan and South Korea Fly Over Korean Peninsula in a massive show of force! Learn More: http://bnonews.com/news/index.php/new…
Wells Fargo is in boiling hot water. Again. One day after the NYT reported the latest major scandal involving Warren Buffett’s favorite bank, in which the bank was busted less than a year after its miss-selling fraud cost the former CEO his job, revealing that
In the immediate aftermath of North Korea testing an intercontinental ballistic missile, South Korean President Moon Jae-in ordered talks with the US about adding more Terminal High-Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) missile interceptor systems to South Korea. While the move may seem like a common-sense defensive
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin informed Congress on Friday that action would be needed on the debt ceiling by September 29th. “Based upon our available information, I believe that it is critical that Congress act to increase the nation’s borrowing authority by September 29, 2017. I
Confirming a Friday report by David Wright, physicist and co-director of the UCS Global Security Program, that the newest North Korean ICBM – which on Friday night flew for 45 minutes, reaching an altitude of up to 3,725 kilometers and traveled just under 1,000 kilometers
It’s easy to think of the political and financial elites who run our world as lofty and all powerful. They command dangerous governments that can wield devastating weapons, central banks that treat our economy like a rigged casino, media conglomerates that pacify the minds of
Hawaii’s Emergency Management Agency released an ominous statement on how to survive and proceed in the event of a nuclear attack. Citizens of Hawaii are advised to look out for emergency sirens, alerts, wireless notifications, or flashes of “brilliant white light” that will indicate that
In a project dubbed ‘Bowline’, Bloomberg reports that Deutsche Bank may shift about 300 billion euros ($350 billion) from the balance sheet of its U.K. entity to Frankfurt as client trading and assets migrate to the continent following Britain’s decision to leave the European Union.
One mystery trader has made an extremely large bet that the stock market is going to crash by October, and if he is right he could potentially make up to 262 million dollars on the deal. Fortunes were made and lost during the great financial
In its strongest statement yet on the stand-off in Doklam, China’s People’s Liberation Army said on Monday it would “safeguard China’s sovereignty whatever the cost”, and demanded a withdrawal of Indian troops as the “basis” for resolution. The PLA told India to not “harbour any
China and India are locked yet again in a stand-off of Himalayan proportions. Almost five weeks after Indian troops trespassed and forcibly halted the activities of a Chinese road construction crew on a narrow plateau at the China-Bhutan-India tri-junction area in the Sikkim Himalayas, the