Pope Francis holds a letter received from a child as he arrives to visit the Saint Joseph at Aurelio church in Rome December 14, 2014. REUTERS/Yara Nardi

From Politics & Policy 1:27 am

Revealed: Pope Francis Is Other ‘Silent’ Hero in US-Cuba Deal

Pope Francis has been revealed to have had given a major participation in the U.S.-Cuba deal.

A crane works on the building covering No. 1 reactor (L) at the TEPCO's tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture, November 12, 2014. REUTERS/Shizuo Kambayashi/Pool

From Politics & Policy 12:42 am

Japan Approves Restart Of Two Nuclear Reactors

Japan is set to restart two more nuclear reactors.

Sailors man the rails of the USS Carl Vinson, a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, as it departs its home port in San Diego, California August 22, 2014. The aircraft carrier and its strike group, made up of guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill, and guided-m

From Politics & Policy 3:00 pm

China Building Trio of Large Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carriers Similar To US’ Nimitz, Ford-Class Carriers -- Report

China is copying the design of the United States' Nimitz- and Ford-class aircraft carriers.

IMAGE MADE JULY 14 - The Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO) announced July 15, 2001 it has successfully completed a test involving a planned intercept of an intercontinental ballistic missile target. The test took place over the central Pacific

From Politics & Policy Dec 18

Russian Military Arsenal Grows, To Possess New Liquid-Fuel ICBMs By 2020

Russia's new long-range Sarmat heavy ICBMs can hit both static and moving modern armoured targets.

Russia's President Vladimir Putin speaks during the Presidential Council on Science and Education at the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, December 8, 2014. Putin said on Monday that Russia should make a leap in developing its fundamental sci

From Politics & Policy Dec 17

Russia Screwed Up Following Sanctions, Possible EU Rift and War Tensions

Russia now faces one of its worst possible economic crises in years. In a desperate move to avoid the freefall, the country's central bank declared that it will push key interest rate up to 17 percent from 10.5 percent. Analysts think this is in vain as the country may not be able to avoid recession on top of the piling tensions in its international relations.

Russia's President Vladimir Putin, accompanied by his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan (not pictured), attends a news conference in Ankara, December 1, 2014. Putin said on Monday Russia could not carry on with the South Stream gas pipeline project

From Politics & Policy Dec 17

Russia's Retaliation Imminent as Obama Gives Go Signal for Sanctions Risking EU Rift

The United States will push through with more sanctions over Russia as the White House confirms the president's plan to sign the new bill passed. According to reports, President Barrack Obama has signaled to sign the legislation imposing more pressure on Vladimir Putin while sending aid to Ukraine.

U.S. President Barack Obama looks on during the Summit on College Opportunity

From Politics & Policy Dec 17

Obama to Proceed with US Sanctions Possibly Angering Russia into Dangerous Retaliation

Russia's woes continue as the country now finds itself on the brink of one of its worst possible economic crises. The problem may even pile up as reports about President Barrack Obama giving signal of support for the sanctions arise. Previously, Russia threatened to respond accordingly to the sanctions if the United States will push through with it.

Sami Dia, an evacuee from Lebanon, displays his passport as Canadian passport holders fleeing the conflict in Lebanon arrive at the port of Mersin in Turkey's Mediterranean coastal city July 21, 2006

From Politics & Policy Dec 17

Canada Updates Millionaire Visa Scheme, Needs 50 Wealthy Immigrants

Canada is looking for 50 wealthy immigrants to test its new Immigrant Investor Venture Capital pilot program.

Visitors watch water gushing from the section of the Xiaolangdi Reservoir on the Yellow River, during a sand-washing operation in Jiyuan, Henan province June 22, 2013. Picture taken June 22, 2013. REUTERS/China Daily

From Politics & Policy Dec 17

BC Thumbs Up Controversial Hydroelectric Dam, First Nations Vow To Go To Court

British Columbia has approved the construction of a C$8.78 billion ($7.55 billion) hydroelectric dam on the Peace River.

Cars line up for $2.29 regular gasoline at the Costco in Beltsville, Maryland December 16, 2014. U.S. stock index futures fell on Tuesday as a slide in the Russian rouble and crude oil prices sent traders fleeing risky assets. Brent crude lost more than 3

From Politics & Policy Dec 17

Not Only Russia: Continuous Drop Of Oil Prices Means Billions Of Lost Dollars For Canada

Canada's economy stands to lose billions if the prices of oil continue to drop.