- BULGARIA / RUSSIA : Moscow Hits Sofia With $1.3 Billion Claim For Failed Nuke.
- SERBIA / LIBYA : Are Serbian Mercenary Pilots Bombing Protestors In Tripoli?
- UKRAINE : 27 April UPDATE: Barbie Doll Looking Model...Defends Appearance.
- COLOMBIA : Top Pop Singer Shakira...Sued By Ex-Novio...For $100 Million.
- MEXICO / USA : Wanted Narco Billionaire's 'Daughter' Arrested In San Diego.
- RUSSIA / CHECHNYA/ FRANCE : Actor Depardieu Parties With Dictator Kadyrov.
- USA / SOCIAL MEDIA / GUN CULTURE: Santa Leaves Heat As Xmas Treats.
- MEXICO : Gulfo Narco Boss 'El Coss' Caught In Tampico; Arrested Pozos Gonzalez Proud Of Golden AK-47.
- MEXICO / USA: Despite Violence, Border Factories Bloom.
- MEXICO/ USA : 11 Oct. UPDATE: Navy Admits Killing Top Zetas Leader Lazcano...Was Accident; 'La Ardilla' Smirks Over His Arrest For Falcon Lake Murder; Analysis Of Calderon's 'Kill The Capos' Plan.
16 November 2012
RUSSIA / GERMANY : UPDATE: Merkel And Putin Tangle Over Trade And Pussy Riot; Bleak Gulag Life For 2 Women.
Meeting in Moscow...German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Vlad Putin discussed trade.
But when their discussion veered to human rights...it got heated...especially when Merkel brought up the case of the imprisoned Pussy Riot women.
Putin told Merkel that she was 'poorly informed'...and that one of the jailed women had allegedly hung dolls representing a gay, a Jew and a migrant worker...during a performance.
Putin said...'We cannot support...people who take an anti-Semitic position.'
Moscow wants to increase trade and economic ties with Berlin.
Berlin currently gets 30% of its oil..and 40% of its nat gas from Moscow.
TO READ: 2 Pussy Riot women jailed in bleak gulag-like conditions.