We seem to have finally arrived at some sort of moment of truth regarding Greece and their inclusion in the EU. The speculation is they will be out of money by April 9th, this Thursday, unable to make a less than 500 million euro payment. Please keep in mind they have already been raiding the country’s pension plans […]Read more "Greeced Lightning! Will Greece Default? Will Athens Cut a Financial Deal with Moscow and Beijing?"
After 18 months of negotiating, Iran has come to a preliminary agreement with China, Russia, France, UK, US and Germany (P5+1) on Tehran’s nuclear program. But what is Iran giving up to seal the deal and how can it benefit in the long run? Uranium enrichment – Iran has agreed to only enrich uranium to […]Read more "What you should know about Iran nuclear deal"
by Tyler Durden On Thursday morning, we took an in-depth look at what the progression of events is likely to be in the event a cash-strapped, negotiation-weary Greece finally, for lack of will or for lack of options, fails to scrape together enough cash to pay its creditors. As BofAML notes, a missed IMF payment […]Read more "Greece Said To Prepare “Grexit”, Drachma, Bank Nationalization Plans"
By Eric Zuesse On Wednesday, April 1st, German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cabinet approved a measure to bring fracking (the patents for which are owned mainly by “large American companies, including Halliburton, Baker Hughes and Schlumberger”) into Germany. This is a prelude not only to U.S. PresidentObama’s secret Trans-Atlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP) pact with Europe to […]Read more "Germany’s Merkel Comes Out As Basically A U.S. Agent"
Mar 19, 2015 Alexey Khlebnikov RD Interview: Walter Schwimmer, a prominent Austrian politician and Secretary General of the Council of Europe from 1999-2004, shares his views on what Russia should do next in order to find common ground with the nations of Europe. Russian President Vladimir Putin with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois […]Read more "There is no Europe without Russia and no Russia without Europe"
Submitted by Tyler Durden on 03/28/2015 14:05 With fresh rumors springing late on Friday that “this” just may be the weekend Greece – with close to no funds left in either the financial or government sector – imposes capital controls, a precursor to a full-fledged Grexit, the situation in Athens is on a knife’s edge. […]Read more "Greek Energy Minister Slams “Unscrupulous, Imperialist” Germany, Will Seek “Bold Alternatives” In Russia"
Andreas Lubitz, the Germanwings co-pilot who crashed an Airbus A320 into the French Alps, killing all 150 passengers aboard, had been planning to do something to “make everyone remember him,” his ex-girlfriend has claimed in an interview. Speaking with Bild, Maria W., a 26-year-old cabin crew employee whose full name has not been released to […]Read more "Germanwings co-pilot planned to ‘make everyone remember’ him, ex-girlfriend says"