ria.ru. “AK-47 Inventor in Serious Condition” - Mikhail Kalashnikov, the 94-year-old inventor of the world’s most popular firearm, the AK-47, remains in a Russian hospital in serious condition, a local health official said Monday.
“Siberian Plane Has to Land After Toilet Dispute on Board” - A Russian plane had to make an emergency landing in Siberia on Sunday after a drunk passenger beat up a flight attendant in a dispute over the toilet, a police spokesman said.
“Jailed Anti-Kremlin Punk Rocker to End Term in a Hospital” - Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, a jailed member of anti-Kremlin punk band Pussy Riot, will serve the remainder of her sentence in a hospital, a penitentiary official told RIA Novosti on Monday.
inform.kz. “Food, drink and clothing of the people of Hell” - The food of the people of Hell is Ad-Daree and Az-Zaqqum, and their drink is Al-Hameem, Al-Ghasleen and Al-Ghassaaq. Allah Almighty says: "No food will there be for them but a bitter Daree obnoxious thorny plant, which will neither nourish nor satisfy hunger." (Qur'an, 88:6-7)
“Why Is Pope Francis Promoting Sin?” - Pope Francis recently weighed in on the economics of inequality. As a professional in that field, I could respond by detailing his errors of fact and reasoning. Maybe some other time. For now, I think that if the pope can pronounce on economics, then it's only fair that I -- a full-time preacher of economics -- should be allowed to opine on his grasp of Christian morality.
“What the Rest Really Should Learn From the West” - In "Free to Choose," Milton and Rose Friedman first posed the binary of private markets versus state intervention, which would come to underpin World Bank and International Monetary Fund reports, policies and prescriptions for the next two decades. According to the Friedmans, places such as Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore had succeeded due to their reliance on "private markets." India, China and Indonesia had stagnated after "relying heavily on central planning."
“48% of firms to hire foreign students in Japan in 2014: survey” - Nearly half of Japan's companies expect to hire foreigners studying in Japan next year, according to survey by a job information company.