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Syrian Rebels Gas Civilians

chemical weapons

Evidence is emerging that in Syria chemical weapons were not used by forces of the Assad government, but by rebel units seeking to trick the Americans into military strikes against the Assad regime, blaming it for breaching President Obama’s so-called “red line” against use of such weapons. [Read more…]

Turkish government on energy investments

turkey - wind power

Ankara – The Turkish government has full confidence about the future of energy investments in Turkey following the municipal elections, Turkey’s Energy Minister Taner Yildiz has said. [Read more…]

Auction Hopi sacred objects announced

Hopi - Katsina

A French auction house has announced that it is putting up for sale a large number of katsinam – objects sacred to the Hopi tribe of Arizona – just months after a similar auction caused an international furore. [Read more…]

Turkey democratisation package

Istanbul - Turkey

Istanbul – Turkey

Ankara – Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayip Erdogan has unveiled a number of reforms on issues regarding political rights, such as election threshold, party organisation and propaganda in non-Turkish languages. [Read more…]

No Plans To Retire

Retirement Age

Retirement Age

One in seven (14%) non-retired people, the equivalent of 5.1 million individuals, do not plan on retiring, according to the latest consumer research by Baring Asset Management (“Barings”)[1].  An increase from 12% in 2012[2] and 10% in 2011[3], this is the highest such figure since the Barings’ annual study began in 2008[4]. [Read more…]

Inauguration Mass marks new papacy

Pope Francis

Pope Francis

Rome – The Inauguration Mass for Pope Francis was held in Vatican City on Tuesday in the presence of more than 130 international delegations, marking the start of his papacy. [Read more…]