Russia's President Vladimir Putin talks to reporters during a meeting in Brasilia July 16, 2014

From Politics & Policy 4:51 pm

Malaysia Airlines MH17: Russian Govt Tinkering with Wikipedia Info; Separate Web Site Points to a Pro-Russian Group as Behind the Attacks – Reports

A Twitter bot had caught a Russian media outlet allegedly tinkering and rewriting the information on a Wikipedia page dedicated for the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi (R) sits near a television monitor showing images of him and his wife Veronica Lario during the taping of television program Porta a Porta (''Door to door'' in Italian) in Rome May 5, 2009.

From Politics & Policy Jul 21

Italian Appeals Court Overturns 2013 Sex with Underage Prostitute Conviction Against Former PM Silvio Berlusconi

Former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi is now a freed man after an Italian appeals court overturned a lower tribunal's guilty verdict handed down in June 2013.

The International Space Station's robotic arm, Canadarm2, grapples the Orbital Sciences' Cygnus cargo craft, as seen in this still image taken from NASA TV July 16, 2014. The Orbital Sciences Corp cargo ship reached the International Space Stati

From Politics & Policy Jul 21

Space Race On in Middle East, UAE Plans Planet Mars Mission in 2021

A new player has joined the worldwide list of nations hurtling space missions to Mars. The United Arab Emirates recently announced plans to send a mission to the red planet by 2021.

Villagers affected by the Mount Sinabung eruption earlier this year head to a polling station in Medan, Sumatra July 9, 2014. Jakarta Governor Joko "Jokowi" Widodo looked to be heading for a narrow victory in Indonesia's presidential electi

From Politics & Policy Jul 21

End of Times Indicators: Japan’s Mount Fuji in ‘Critical State’ to Erupt, Could Affect At Least 1.2M People

Japan's highest peak Mount Fuji has been placed by a team of researchers in a "critical state" to erupt, spurred by the pressure built underneath it by the 2011 magnitude-9 Tohoku-Oki earthquake.

Residents ride an electric bicycle past a fallen tree against strong wind and heavy rainfall as Typhoon Rammasun hits Zhanjiang, Guangdong province July 18, 2014. A super typhoon slammed into China on Friday killing one person, as the government ordered a

From Politics & Policy Jul 21

Typhoon Rammasun Claims 18 Lives in China, Incurs $4.32B Losses (PHOTOS)

At least 18 people have died after typhoon Rammasun struck Hainan island off China's southern coast on Friday.

Former U.S. defense contractor Edward Snowden is seen during an interview with "NBC Nightly News" in Moscow

From Society Jul 19

Edward Snowden Says Young NSA Employees Ogle at Nude Photos Intercepted by Spy Agency

Although employees of the National Security Agency (NSA) are professionals trained in the art and science of espionage and intelligence gathering, its young workers are no different from regular youth who still get aroused seeing naked images of men and women.

Leaders of BRICS and UNASUR attend the summit

From Politics & Policy Jul 18

BRICS Create Development Bank to Rival IMF, World Bank

Emerging super nations BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) have finally made good a plan flaunted in 2012 to establish a BRICS development bank that could rival and possibly topple the IMF and World Bank.

An armed pro-Russian separatist

From Politics & Policy Jul 18

Ukraine and Russia Point Fingers At Each Other And Deny Responsibility Following Deadly Attack on Malaysia Airlines MH17

Just hours after Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was reported to have lost contact from Ukraine Air Traffic Control and was the wreckage was found spread over several kilometres in the Donetsk area of Ukraine, Ukrainian officials have declared that the incident was carried out by people that they refer to as terrorists.

From Politics & Policy Jul 18

Crater Big Enough to Fit Several MI-8 Helicopters Discovered in Siberia’s ‘End of the World’ (VIDEO)

A giant 80-metre crater enough to fit several MI-8 helicopters has been discovered in north Siberia's Yamal Peninsula, which when translated meant "end of the world."

U.S. one-hundred dollar bills are seen in this photo illustration at a bank in Seoul August 2, 2013. Picture taken August 2, 2013.

From Politics & Policy Jul 18

Australian Dollar Outlook - 18 July 2014

Bell FX Currency Outlook: Amid the geopolitical developments the AUD held its ground near 0.9380 after the Malaysian Airlines news hit the screens, but late in the US session the AUD lost ground and is now nearer 0.9340.