Canada inflation rate gallops to near 40-year high, calls for supersized rate hike mount

Canadian consumer prices increased in May at rates not seen since January 1983, surging past analyst…

Macron vs. Le Pen: The French presidential runoff explained

It’s Macron vs. Le Pen, round two. France’s presidential election will be a rematch of the…

Boris Johnson says he didn’t know lockdown-busting party was illegal after being fined by police

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has apologized for breaking his own Covid-19 restrictions, but claimed he…

Georgia says ‘unacceptable’ for breakaway region to vote on joining Russia

Georgia said on Thursday that plans by the Russian-backed breakaway region of South Ossetia to hold…

Russia launches military attack on Ukraine with reports of explosions and troops crossing border

Russia launches military attack on Ukraine with reports of explosions and troops crossing border Russian forces…

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth tests positive for Covid-19

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has tested positive for coronavirus, Buckingham Palace announced Sunday. The 95-year-old sovereign…

Nicaragua hands over ex-Taiwan embassy to China

A good two weeks ago, Nicaragua broke off diplomatic relations with Taiwan — and has now…

The USA and Russia will discuss the Ukraine crisis on January 10th

Russia’s threatening gestures on the border with Ukraine have alarmed the NATO countries. Now the White…

Putin aims to «restore a Russian empire»

Given the troop deployment on the border with Ukraine, there are fears that Russia could attack…

Putin threatens «military-technical retaliation»

Russia evidently continues to pull together troops near Ukraine, and tensions in the region are enormous.…