Tuesday, February 04, 2014


'4 out of 5 fastest-growing defense budgets are in Mideast' The countries with four of the five fastest-growing defense budgets are in the Middle East.

Pakistan: Taliban criticise peace talks delay Pakistani Taliban negotiators have condemned the failure of government representatives to meet them in Islamabad.

Huge majority of Israelis believe Abbas must recognize Jewish state An overwhelming majority of Israelis support Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's insistence that the Palestinians recognize Israel as a Jewish state.

MEP receives 41,000 emails against gay rights An MEP who drafted a resolution on securing the basic rights of LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and interest) people in the EU has so far received almost 41,000 emails against the proposal.

Charm offensive: The way China influence the world The far-flung celebrations of Chinese New Year around the world are a reminder of how growing popularity and expanding international recognition of Chinese culture and traditions demonstrate the progress of China's soft power.

Cancer 'tidal wave' on horizon, warns WHO The globe is facing a "tidal wave" of cancer, and restrictions on alcohol and sugar need to be considered.

Feiglin: We Don't Need Judea and Samaria Council In an interview Monday night, MK Moshe Feiglin (Likud) said that the Council of Judea and Samaria was a "great danger" to the Land of Israel.

Queen to meet Pope Francis in Rome The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are to visit Rome later this year for an audience with Pope Francis.

Lockheed Martin fires most powerful portable LASER weapon it has ever created in hi-tech race to replace missiles The record-breaking power output was achieved by combining many fiber lasers into a single, near-perfect quality beam of light.

US ready to return to moon America is preparing to land a robot on the moon for the first time in four decades.