An oil field is seen at sunrise near Bakersfield, California October 14, 2014. Brent crude hit a new four-year low on Wednesday before recovering to just under $85 a barrel, as faltering global growth curbed demand for fuel at a time of heavy oversupply.

From Politics & Policy Oct 24

U.S. Targets Buyers of ISIS Oil, Threatens Sanctions

Authorities are considering bombing the pipelines that the ISIS had seized in Syria.

South Korean Prime Minister Chung Hong-won (C) talks with family members of missing passengers onboard the sunken passenger ship Sewol

From Politics & Policy Oct 24

New Zealand's FTA With South Korea Soon: Talks Concluded In Seoul

New Zealand can leverage its membership in the UN Security Council to reach out to more countries with trade deals.

A Member Loyal To The Islamic State In Iraq And The Levant (ISIL) Waves An ISIL Flag In Raqqa.

From Politics & Policy Oct 24

New Zealand Security 'Under Threat' If It Joins Fight Against ISIS In Iraq

An expert analyst on radicalisation and foreign fighters said New Zealand will be under threat if it gets involved in Iraq.

Bargylus wine is poured into a glass during a tasting session in Beirut

From Society Oct 24

Six English Words Which Originated From Arabic

h=History reveals that the English language has been often influenced by Arabic.

A Kurdish fighters position is seen in the outskirts of the Syrian town of Kobani, near the Mursitpinar border crossing, on the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province October 23, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

From Politics & Policy Oct 24

ISIS Syria Airstrike Bombing Has Killed 550 People, Civilians Included

The U.S. military said it does meticulous planning to avoid civilian casualties.

Ukraine Forces Kill up to Five Rebels; Russia Starts Drill near Border

From Politics & Policy Oct 24

Russia Blocking OSCE Monitoring Of Its Border With Ukraine

Both OSCE and Russia have their own logic about the aim of external monitoring.

New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key After The General Election In Auckland

From Politics & Policy Oct 24

New Zealand's "Dirty Politics" Author To Get Support Of Legal Experts To Challenge The Police Raid In His House

It is still debated whether Hager's book was a journalistic exercise or propaganda piece for the opposition.

Armed RCMP officers approach Parliament Hilll following a shooting incident in Ottawa October 22, 2014.

From Politics & Policy Oct 24

Canada Parliament Gunman Wanted to Go to Middle East to ‘Study Islam’

Federal officials did not allow Michael Joseph Zehaf Bibeau to go to Libya for studies.

Shi'ite Muslim men from the ethnic Hazara minority mourn beside the coffins of their relatives

From Politics & Policy Oct 24

Gunmen in Pakistan Kill Six People from Shiite Minority

Multiple attacks in Quetta killed 12 people on Thursday.

An Ebola Virus Treatment Center In Monrovia

From Society Oct 24

Robots May Be Used to Fight Ebola in West Africa; Australian PM Admits US, UK Asked For Medical Teams

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has admitted the US and Britain had requested Australia to do more for Ebola fight as scientists consider deploying robots.