Erdogan targets Kurds
This was the crime, carefully planned and executed ... as many Kurds hurl charges of complicity and negligence against the JDP government and others…
Afghanistan examining claim Taliban leader Mullah Omar died
If Omar died, it could complicate the peace process as it removes a figurehead for the insurgents, who until now have appeared to act collectively…
A long look at short-termism
That is the title of a working study from Credit Suisse (pdf), here is one excerpt: The problem is that short-termism is very difficult to prove. As…
Split, Croatia bleg
What to do?  What to see and where to eat?  The stay there will be brief, but thanks in advance for your…
Just the Facts: World’s Million-People Cities
By The Globalist The EU has a just under 7% share of the world’s million-people cities.…
Tspiras and Putin: Does Greece Have a Russia Option?
By Pankaj Ghemawat Getting closer to Moscow runs counter to Greece’s economic interests. In his article entitled “Greece: Next Stop Russia?” ,…
Super dusty comet releases mystery clumps
Images acquired by SECCHI/HI-1 telescope aboard the solar-observing STEREO-B spacecraft have revealed strange streaming clumps from unusually dusty…
Australia – Cold kills abnormally high number of lambs
– Australia – Cold kills abnormally high number of lambs (Ice Age Now, July 28, 2015): Mortality rate almost 40 per cent. Extreme cold weather in…
Chile – Heavy snowfalls force 14 municipalities to declare state of emergency
– Chile – Heavy snowfalls force 14 municipalities to declare state of emergency (Ice Age Now, July 27, 2015): 27 July 2015 – Snowfalls left…
PHOTO ESSAY: Cloud seeding in progress
RAINMAKER: Some photos from today’s cloud seeding operation taking place at the Royal Malaysian Air Force (TUDM) base this morning. -Photos by…