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Israel approved a West Bank settlement on Thursday

After 20 Years, Israel Approves First New West Bank Settlement

Mar 31, 2017 09:15 AM EDT

For a long time, the issue of Jewish settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem has been a major source of dispute between Palestinians and Jews. The construction will take place in Emek Shilo, a place near Nablus.

Zimbabwe Notes Stir Memory of 500,000,000,000% Inflation

Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe: Return Of Hyperinflation And 100,000,000,000,000 Dollar Notes?

Mar 29, 2017 09:43 AM EDT

Local banks have just $250 million in international reserves, this is just for two weeks of imports. The central bank is creating money that is not backed by currency reserves or gold

The richest women on the planet

The Billionaires: The Richest Women On The Planet Have a Net Worth Of $852.8 Billion

Mar 29, 2017 09:42 AM EDT

Liliane Bettencourt, from France, is the wealthiest woman with a $39.5 billion net worth. Alice Walton is the second richest woman, her wealth is $33.8 billion.

Silicon Valley depends a lot on H-1B visas

Silicon Valley: India, H1-B Visa And The Immigration Policies Proposed By Donald Trump

Mar 29, 2017 09:41 AM EDT

Statistics show that 70.9% of all applicants for the H1-B visa were from India in 2015. Indian IT companies in US believe that Trump will ban them from importing workers.

The conquest of the space keeps advancing

The Billionaires Working To Make Money With The Conquest Of The Space

Mar 29, 2017 08:49 AM EDT

SpaceX and Blue Origin have been the most successful companies, they are developing traditional rockets with crewed capsules to deliver astronauts and cargo. There are plans to send humans to Mars the next decade.

Moscow will not give explanations about Iskander deployment in Kaliningrad

Russia Will Not Explain About Iskander Deployment In Kaliningrad At Russia-NATO Council

Mar 27, 2017 10:36 AM EDT

The NATO wants to know why Russia moved the Iskander-M mobile missile systems. At the coming Russia-NATO council both parties will discuss about important and critical issues of bilateral concern.

Chinese buy properties in Australia

China Becomes The Owner Of Australia Because Aussie Real Estate Is Cheap For Chinese Investors

Mar 27, 2017 09:32 AM EDT

The median price for a two-bedroom apartment in Shanghai is $900,000 which is 25 per cent more than the same apartment in Sydney. Chinese investors are almost 80 per cent of the foreign buyers in Australia.

Cities with the most billionaires

Cities With The Most Billionaires: New York Tops The List, Hong Kong Is Second And Moscow Is Third

Mar 24, 2017 09:42 AM EDT

Do you want to have a rich neighbor? New York leads the group, it boasts 82 billionaires who own almost $400 billion as a whole. Hong Kong is home to 75 magnates, money and real estate are linked in this city.

The United Nations’ Happiness Index ranks 155 countries

South Sudan, Haiti and Ukraine Are The Most Suffering Countries While Norway Tops The Happiness Index

Mar 24, 2017 09:06 AM EDT

South Sudan has the highest percentage of suffering people, with 47 percent of its population rating four or less. Norway, Denmark and Iceland are the countries with the most thriving individuals in the Happiness Index.

Ukraine and Hungary have misunderstandings because of Transcarpathia

Ukraine Threatens Hungary If The Latter Supports Hungarian Separatism In Transcarpathia

Mar 24, 2017 08:57 AM EDT

Hungary has an army composed by just 29,000 people while Ukraine has an army of 250,000 people. Dmitry Suvorov, a Ukrainian blogger, stated the Hungarian army will not even jerk to cross the border with Ukraine.

US B-1 Bombers are disliked by China

China Issues Warning To US Over B-1 Bomber Flying At East China Sea

Mar 23, 2017 11:01 AM EDT

A US military official confirmed the presence of the B-1 near South Korea, which was disliked by China. United States and South Korea have been conducting military drills, dubbed Foal Eagle.

India purchases 48 Russian helicopters and 4 frigates

India Will Buy 48 Helicopters And 4 Frigates From Russia

Mar 23, 2017 10:33 AM EDT

India and Russia have had strong ties for many years, they have cooperated in many areas. Russia has always supplied weapons to India, since the times of the Soviet Union.

Relatives of 9/11 victims are suing Saudi Arabia

Relatives Of Sept. 11 Victims Sue Saudi Arabia In US Court

Mar 22, 2017 09:22 AM EDT

Fifteen of the nineteen airplane hijackers who carried out the attacks on US soil were from Saudi Arabia. The US Congress passed the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act that favours lawsuits against Saudi Arabia.

Syrian rebels storm Damascus

Syria: Rebels Attack Damascus

Mar 22, 2017 09:21 AM EDT

Fighters from different rebel factions, Tahrir al-Sham and other jihadists launched a surprise attack on a government-controlled part of Jobar. The war in Syria has killed no less than 320,000 people.

Ivanka Trump given West Wing office

Ivanka Trump To Get West Wing Office

Mar 22, 2017 09:20 AM EDT

Ivanka Trump will not have an official title but she has to comply with federal ethics standards. Ethics watchdogs are observing the potential conflicts of interest and violations of anti-nepotism laws.

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