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Industrial Production Slows in China, Inflation Rises

An industrial area as seen from the Western Mountains on Sept. 13, 2012 in Beijing, China. In September, China’s CPI increased 1.9 percent over last year. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images) China’s stagflation, that is, high inflation and low growth, may create social turmoil if it drags on, accordin...

Lebanese army tries to force gunmen from streets

Lebanese soldiers in armored vehicles fanned out across the country on Monday to break down civilian roadblocks and chase gunmen off the streets as tempers flared over the killing of a top intelligence official who was a powerful opponent of Syrian involvement in Lebanon. Sectarian cla...

Syrian violence spills into Jordan, Lebanon

A Jordanian soldier was killed in clashes with armed militants trying to cross the border into Syria on Monday and sectarian clashes overnight in Lebanon left four dead as Syria's civil war spilled into neighboring countries. Jordanian Information Minister Sameeh Maaytah said the soldi...

Chinese Regime’s Honors for Sihanouk Annoy Netizens

A convoy taking the body of Norodom Sihanouk to Beijing's airport en route back to his homeland, on Oct. 17, 2012. (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images) Many Chinese netizens were outraged at the Communist Party’s display of honors for the deceased Cambodian ruler Norodom Sihanouk, who died on Oc...

China’s Money Supply Sees Dramatic Increase

Beijing's Central Business District made from Chinese yuan notes, in 2007. Economists say that the excessive printing of money in China has led to inflation, which the regime attempts to conceal. (Teh Eng Koon/AFP/Getty Images)  A measure for Chinese money supply surpassed 94.37 trillion yuan...