Jeffrey Sachs was once a magnet for criticism over the market-based shock therapy he prescribed for Eastern Europe. Today, he is calling for the United States to move more in the direction of a social democracy, with Germany as a role model.
The protests, triggered by French police dislodging 2,500 refugees on 17 November, entered their second day on Tuesday.
Several people were injured following an explosion at a gas station in Iran’s capital, Tehran, Al Arabiya reported on Monday.
With strict social-distancing rules introduced around the United States over COVID-19 pandemic, some operators of small businesses have been experiencing major losses since having been instructed to close their doors. This has been especially visible in relation to the food and drink industry.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s condition is apparently improving as he receives treatment in Berlin. But was he really poisoned at the behest of the Kremlin? There is plenty to indicate that he was.
Iran’s military has begun its major annual drills in the Sea of Oman near the Strait of Hormuz, which accounts for 30 percent of global crude oil traded by sea, amid ongoing tensions between Tehran and Washington. The exercise in the eastern part of the Gulf of Oman is aimed at improving Iran’s capabilities to…
French President Emmanuel Macron has used colorful language to describe what would happen if EU lawmakers remained in Brussels indefinitely, arguing that concerns about Covid-19 should not stop them from meeting in Strasbourg. Read more Macron said he was “fighting tooth and nail” to persuade the legislative body that there was no added health risk…