North Korea: A time of uncertainty

Counting the cost dissects North Korea’s economic situation, the impact of sanctions on Iran, plus, the challenges facing Hungary. Guests: Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group; and David Gordon, head of research of Eurasia Group. Continue reading “North Korea: A time of uncertainty”

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‘Sayonara Bolivia!’ – McDonald

McDonald’s leaves Bolivia healthier forever!  -After 14 years of presence in the country, and despite all the existing campaigns and having a network, the chain was forced to close the eight restaurants that remained open in the three main cities: La Paz, Cochabamba and Santa Cruz de la Sierra. Continue reading “‘Sayonara Bolivia!’ – McDonald”

Occupy Cal protestors: Riot Police march in to take down tents

Around 3:28pm (Nov 09) this afternoon, riot police were called in to take down the tents erected by Occupy Cal protestors. The protestors linked arms to form a line in front of the tents which caused a violent confrontation and a number of arrests. Continue reading “Occupy Cal protestors: Riot Police march in to take down tents”

‘Carlos the Jackal’ in Paris court

http://www.euronews.net/ One of the world’s most notorious terrorists, Carlos the Jackal, has arrived in court in Paris for the start of his trial.

Born Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, the Venezuelan – already serving a life sentence after his capture nearly two decades ago – faces charges he was behind a series of urban bombings in France in the early 1980’s. Eleven people were killed, more than 100 injured. Continue reading “‘Carlos the Jackal’ in Paris court”

Protesters Gathered Across from the White House to Protest Over Pipeline

Thousands of protesters gathered across from the White House to oppose a transnational oil pipeline they fear could harm the environment. The Keystone XL project would carry oil derived from tar sands in Alberta, Canada, to refineries in Texas. (Nov. 6) Continue reading “Protesters Gathered Across from the White House to Protest Over Pipeline”