Why China’s Maritime Disputes Could Lead to War

Tiny islands in the middle of the ocean are being fought over by China and its neighbors. Why? They’re of increasing strategic significance. Bloomberg QuickTake explains how the disputes are escalating and what the implications are to peace and trade.

IMF chief Christine Lagarde found guilty over tycoon payout

A special French court has found the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) guilty of negligence – by allowing the misuse of public funds over a large state payout to a business tycoon, when she was the country’s finance minister.

Court Rules Christine Lagarde Guilty In Negligence Case | CNBC

CNBC’s Sara Eisen discusses the charges against Christine Lagarde in regard to misusing public funds.

Zimbabwe is running out of cash

Under President Mugabe Zimbabwe has struggled with severe cash shortages. Aiming to promote liquidity, the country’s central bank has begun issuing bond notes pegged to the U.S. Dollar.

Trudeau Sparks Castro Controversy | Sunday Talk

The Prime Minister is defending a statement he released, calling the former Cuban president a remarkable leader. It set off a storm of outrage.

Billionaire Soros linked to anti-Trump protests – WikiLeaks

Some of the anti-Trump protests in the US have been organized by groups that were sponsored by Clinton sympathizer and billionaire George Soros.

Anti-Trump protest becomes a ‘riot’ in Portland, Oregon

In the northwestern state of Oregon police detained several people as a protest turned violent in Portland. Demonstrators broke the windows of local businesses, lit firecrackers and started a fire in what police declared a riot.

Secret World of US Election: Julian Assange talks to John Pilger (FULL INTERVIEW)

Whistleblower Julian Assange has given one of his most incendiary interviews ever in a John Pilger Special, courtesy of Dartmouth Films, in which he summarizes what can be gleaned from the tens of thousands of Clinton emails released by WikiLeaks this year.

The Syrian Catastrophe, Explained in 3 Minutes

The Syrian civil war started in 2011 on the heels of the Arab Spring. It has seen the creation of the Islamic State, half of the country’s residence displaced from their homes, and outside forces getting involved. This QuickTake on the state of Syria looks at how the war unfolded, the players involved, and where the conflict is headed.

Here’s Why China’s Territorial Disputes May Lead to War

Tiny islands in the middle of the ocean are being fought over by China and its neighbours. Why? They’re of increasing strategic significance. Bloomberg QuickTake explains how the disputes are escalating and what the implications are to peace and trade.

Snowden 2.0: NSA contractor arrested for stealing malware

The FBI ‘secretly arrested’ a National Security Agency contractor on suspicion of stealing and revealing malware the NSA used to hack foreign governments, the New York Times reported, citing federal intelligence and law enforcement officials.

The United States vs Germany: A Global Financial War

An international political war is breaking out and the consequences are terrifying. This week, we look at the United States vs. Germany, the events brewing behind the scenes, and what to expect after the US elections.