Tag: China

China earthquake: Toll nears 600 amid flood fears

The 6.1-magnitude quake struck a mountainous area, destroying thousands of houses and triggering landslides. A total of 589 people were killed and nine were missing, China’s Ministry of Civil Affairs said. More than 2,400 people were hurt, it said. Several roads have been blocked and there are concerns about barrier lakes formed when debris blocks […]

In Latin America, Russia and China Push New World Order

Russian strongman Vladimir Putin and Communist Chinese dictator Xi Jinping visited Latin America this month to push a new “international order” and boost relations between their regimes and the region’s totalitarian-minded rulers, signing huge deals with their counterparts in the Western Hemisphere on everything from trade and economic cooperation to military issues and espionage. According […]

Chinese police remove church cross amid crackdown

BEIJING (AP) — Hundreds of police took down a church’s cross Monday in a city known as “China’s Jerusalem” for its many houses of worship amid a crackdown on church buildings in a coastal region where thousands of people are embracing Christianity.   Evangelist Qu Linuo said he and about 200 others had rushed to […]

Talks with Powers Will be Extended

Iran’s foreign minister suggested on Tuesday that six world powers are leaning towards extending nuclear talks with Tehran beyond a July 20 deadline, Reuters reported. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said “serious differences” remained in nuclear talks with the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China. He added, however, that the text of a […]

American eagle, Russian bear and Chinese dragon: One will have to go

The visit of the Russian President Vladimir Putin to China is seen as a landmark event in terms of changing the vector of Russia’s development towards Asia. State Duma deputy Mikhail Emelyanov explained in an interview with Pravda.Ru why the United States tried to prevent Russia’s initiative to move closer to China and how the […]

Gathered for Armageddon

And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs come out of the mouth of the dragon, and out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet. For they are the spirits of devils, working miracles, which go forth unto the kings of the earth and of the whole […]

After World War III

What will the world look like? What should America do? By Irvin Baxter   What will the world look like the day after two billion human beings die? How do you bury two billion people? Most likely, the only choice will be mass graves dug by bulldozers. Sensitivities aside, it will be critical to bury the […]

Globalization, here we come!

The pace of globalization has been given a further spurt by Sol Sanders It is obvious that the fall-out of the U.S. financial crisis, not only in the U.S., but throughout the world will be enormous and unfathomable for months to come as the debris is sorted out. But one effect already seems to be clear […]