The foiling of what is alleged to be an attempted terrorist attack targeting a passenger train traveling from Toronto to New York is raising questions about the authority of United States officials to operate abroad.
Detailed visions of star and planet formation, hidden from the eyes of modern optics, will be soon shown by the ground breaking ALMA radio telescope unveiled on Wednesday. Scientists say it will be a game changer in studying the origins of our universe.
Sixty big US companies reportedly stashed $166 bln in offshore accounts in 2012. The analysis of the financial reports of major American firms revealed 40% of the companies’ annual profit was shielded from US taxes in 2012.
A survey by a China-based wealth magazine claims Asia has more billionaires than any other continent. However, according to the Forbes magazine, arguably the world’s most trustworthy source on the issue, the Chinese seem to have miscalculated.
In the wake of Algeria's In Amenas crisis, the hostage death toll rose to almost 60. The survivors have revealed tales of shocking brutality – captives were used as human shields, forced to wear explosive jackets and witness to horrific executions.
With more western countries getting indirectly involved in the conflict in Mali, there’s increasing speculation about their motives. Journalist and broadcaster Neil Clark told RT, that the intervention has ‘only economic reasons’.