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The elusive peace in Kashmir

There is still hope of peace with both Pakistan and India, but long-term solutions haven't been found to implement peace to last in Kashmir.
An elderly woman from Kashmir

Romanian birds drank themselves to death on wine

In yet another mass animal die-off, dozens of birds were found dead in Romania. However, these birds died for a much more pedestrian reason.
Starlings

President Hamid Karzai says he takes bags of cash from Iran

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has admitted he gets “bags of cash” from Iran and the U.S. Yet is he the best rule that money can buy?
Photo of Afghan President Hamid Karzai at the recent World Economic Forum at Davos.

Is Applying For A Payday Loan Through A Direct Lender The Best Option?

Using a lender matching service can get you cash in as little as 2 hours. Direct lenders have a very high denial rate for applications.
Using a lender matching service can get you cash in as little as 2 hours. Direct lenders have a very high denial rate for applications.

ASEAN and its role in border disputes among members

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations has a vital role in resolving and preventing conflicts, but there is a growing need to intervene.
The ASEAN Organization

US embassy in Tripoli shuttered with Libya sanctions pending

The U.S. embassy in Tripoli has been mostly evacuated. Economic sanctions against Libya are going to be implemented soon.
Gadhafi

Couple staying married as they become priest and nun

A married couple in Germany has converted to the Roman Catholic church, and both have taken vows as a nun and priest. They will remain married.
Photo of a nun.

How Can Installment Loans Help Protect Your Credit Rating?

There are millions of people each year that ruin their credit score because they did not know they could use installment loans to pay their bills before defaulting.
There are millions of people each year that ruin their credit score because they did not know they could use installment loans to pay their bills before defaulting.

Oil rig explosion | Transocean Deepwater Horizon on fire

The offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon, operated by Transocean, is still burning. How many were injured and who is responding? READ ON...
Offshore oil drilling rig

Top 10 ways to help Haiti

If you are in a position to help, here are the top 10 ways you can help the Haitian people following the tremendous earthquake.

Diplomats react differently to WikiLeaks and Cablegate

Reactions from diplomats and governments have been mixed to WikiLeaks and "Cablegate." Some condemn the release, while others approve of it.
Benjamin Netanyahu

Do Not Fall Behind On Your Bills - See How Short Term Loans Can Help Prevent Late Fees and Penalties.

Short term loans can help you stay current on your bills by providing quick cash so you do not rack up expensive late fees and penalty charges.
Short term loans can help you stay current on your bills by providing quick cash so you do not rack up expensive late fees and penalty charges.

Obama wants KORUS, a NAFTA-style Korea free trade agreement

President Obama has endorsed KORUS, a Korea Free Trade agreement that will allegedly bring jobs. But critics see another NAFTA coming.
Cover of a Korean graphic novel about Barack Obama.

Libyan crisis inflates fuel and food prices, says UN

The Libyan crisis has halted oil production there, causing oil to exceed $100 per barrel. Global food prices have shot up as a result.
Gallons of milk on a supermarket shelf.

UK election results in a hung parliament

The UK election results are in, and Great Britain has a hung parliament. That means the British Government is powerless. What will they do?
A Noose

How To Get A Cash Advance Even With Bad Credit and Bankruptcy On Your Record

Not many people know they are still eligible for cash advances after bankruptcy or losing their credit. There are no credit checks so bad credit does not affect eligibility.
Not many people know they are still eligible for cash advances after bankruptcy or losing their credit. There are no credit checks so bad credit does not affect eligibility.

When Sea World strikes back! Dawn Brancheau tragedy revisited

Dawn Brancheau was an excellent trainer of marine animals and she paid the ultimate price. It’s unclear whether Dawn let complacency skew...
Sea World trainer Dawn Brancheau was killed by a killer whale.

Global yuan exchange under way for first time in history

The yuan, which had been kept under lock and key in China, is now a global currency trading commodity. Traders are chomping at the bit.
Front view of a Chinese one yuan note. The late Communist leader Mao Tse Tung is depicted on the currency.

Meltdown in Japan and budget cuts endanger cheaper electricity

Nuclear power is a great way to get cheaper electricity, and new plants are unlikely because of the crisis in Japan and U.S. budget cuts.
Nuclear plant

Keep Your Debt to Credit Ratio Down By Using Personal Loans Instead of Credit Cards

The higher your credit balance the lower your credit score may be. Personal loans online do not go on your credit report in most cases.
The higher your credit balance the lower your credit score may be. Personal loans online do not go on your credit report in most cases.

Gadhafi speech blames unrest on drugs and Bin Laden

In a recent speech Moammar Gadhafi broadcast on Libyan television, he blames unrest and protests in Libya on al-Qaida and teenagers on drugs.
Nescafe

Ryanair faces mutiny after unexpected fee hits passengers

A group of more than 100 students delayed a Ryanair flight for three hours when they were hit with an unexpected fee for overweight baggage.
Photo of a Ryanair plane