Can Trump be stopped? GOP nomination contenders fall short

Analysts refer to billionaire’s ‘support ceiling’ but the evidence suggests otherwise Simon Carswell Donald Trump inched closer to the U.S. Republican presidential nomination after easily winning against his rivals in the Nevada caucuses on Tuesday...

The Chancellor’s Eroding Power – Merkel Adversary Jens Spahn on the Rise

By Ralf Neukirch Jens Spahn, 36, has quickly risen to become a leader of the conservative wing of Angela Merkel's CDU party. His ascent shows how the chancellor's power is beginning to erode. Jens Spahn, an...

Why Syrians Are Depending on Unlikely Ally Israel to Combat Assad, Russia

By Yardena Schwartz Hani’s mother warned him as a boy in Syria that if he didn’t finish his dinner, Zionists would come and drink his blood. Yet when his own government shot him as he...

ISIS, squeezed out of Iraq and Syria, now ‘regrouping’ in Libya, analysts say

ISIS, squeezed out of Iraq and Syria, now 'regrouping' in Libya, analysts say By Hollie McKay -FoxNews.com As the Islamic State terror network loses territory across Iraq and Syria, analysts and experts assert that the...

Russia Urges New U.S. President to Avoid Escalation Over Syria

By Albertina Torsoli atorsoli Henry Meyer meyerhenry4 A senior Russian diplomat urged the incoming U.S. president to work with his country to resolve the war in Syria and avoid escalation, as he defended the Kremlin’s military intervention in...

Priced Out-Rising Rents Are Putting the Squeeze on Germans

By Markus Dettmer and Hannah Knuth Housing shortages have become a serious issue in many German cities, where there is a shortfall around 2 million affordable apartments. A new study shows that the problem is...

How US-China trade war could hurt us.

Karishma Vaswani What happens when the world's two biggest economies go to war? Ok, so it's not a real war - but the US and China are at the beginning of a trade war - and...

The Problem of Trespassing on Niche Dating Sites

By Lauren Davidson Black People Meet connects African-Americans looking for love. JDate facilitates dating between Jewish people. Our Time allows the over-50 set to find partners of a similar age. But no one’s checking IDs...

Europe Sleepwalks toward World War III

The West’s scary new catch phrase for anything the diabolical Russians do is “hybrid war,” accusing Moscow of spreading propaganda and funding NGOs, pretty much what the West has been doing for decades, as Gilbert...

The UN Failure in Yugoslavia: Lessons from Canadian Peacekeeping

Alen Hristov –E- International  Relations This content was written by a student and assessed as part of a university degree. E-IR publishes student essays & dissertations to allow our readers to broaden their understanding of...

Where Dreams Come to Die -Migrant Path in Europe Ends at Brenner Pass

By Fiona Ehlers Migrants who make it across the Mediterranean to Italy dream of continuing on to northern Europe. Most, though, are unable to make it past the Brenner Pass. A visit to Europe's waiting...

The Greek Patient Europe Debates Third Bailout Package for Athens

By Christoph Pauly, Christian Reiermann and Christoph Schult Greece wants to shed the shackles of the troika, but it still hasn't fulfilled the requirements to do so. Despite this, Athens' European partners want to provide additional...

Who Will Replace Angela Merkel? German Chancellor to Step Down as Party Leader but...

By Cristina Maza-  Newsweek After 18 years at the helm of Germany’s ruling Christian Democratic Union (CDU), Chancellor Angela Merkel revealed that she was ready to relinquish her role as the party’s leader. It was...

Oil Production Boom Is Not What It Seems As Future Investments Are Uncertain

By Matt Smith Amid a holiday-dappled week, we barrel in to Wednesday without the presence of the weekly oil inventory report; we will have to wait until tomorrow at 11am (EDT) for that. We...

Lady Gaga raising awareness about fibromyalgia is great, but keep this in mind

Naomi Chainey Lady Gaga's deeply personal documentary Gaga: Five Foot Two came out on Netflix this week, and much has been made of the pop star revealing her diagnosis of fibromyalgia – a chronic illness characterised by...

The Entrepreneur Who Wants to Save Paradise

Douglas Tompkins—the founder of Esprit and The North Face—is using his fortune to build massive national parks in Chile and Argentina. But what he sees as philanthropy, local ranchers see as meddling. Artilio Sanchez is...

Nobel laureates gather in Beijing as China reaches out to top scientists

By Deng Xiaoci and Li Xuanmin Source:Global Times The World Forum on Science and Technological Innovation was held in Beijing from Friday to Sunday, with 20 Nobel laureates in the fields of physics, chemistry and...

Is Syria Now a Direct Threat to the United States?

Over the last two weeks, Obama administration officials have signaled—sometimes intentionally, sometimes not—that a worst-case scenario is emerging in Syria. Peace talks are at a virtual standstill. An emboldened President Bashar al-Assad has missed two...

Caroline Glick: The U.S. Is Quietly Sidelining a Turkey in Decline

by Caroline Glick On Wednesday, President Donald Trump had a long talk with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The telephone call came in the wake of Erdogan’s most recent demonstration of the fact that under...

Torture allegations dog Gina Haspel as she is poised to be first female CIA...

Trump’s nominee to run the agency is accused of having run a black site and authorised destruction of videotapes of waterboarding David Smith in Washington Gina Haspel is set to become the first female director in...