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    China says it is building second aircraft carrier
    Dec31

    China says it is building second aircraft carrier

    BEIJING (AP) — China says it is building its second aircraft carrier, this time entirely with domestic technology. Defense Ministry spokesman Col. Yang Yujun told reporters at a news conference Thursday that the 50,000-ton vessel is being built in the northern port of Dalian. China currently operates one refurbished aircraft carrier purchased...

    Amid maritime disputes, China confirms building second aircraft carrier
    Dec31

    Amid maritime disputes, China confirms building second aircraft carrier

    China on Thursday confirmed it is building a second aircraft carrier, as neighbours worry about Beijing’s new assertiveness to claims in the South China Sea. Defence Ministry spokesman Yang Yujun said the carrier had been designed in China and was being built in the port of Dalian. Foreign military analysts and Chinese media have for months...

    Key World Events In 2015
    Dec31

    Key World Events In 2015

    This past year was one marred by war and humanitarian crisis – a year that also saw a spike in terror attacks around the world – the first being the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris. Here is a panorama of world events in 2015. – January – – 7 to 9: FRANCE – Seventeen people are slaughtered in attacks in Paris on the satirical...

    Panorama of key world events in 2015
    Dec31

    Panorama of key world events in 2015

    PARIS (AFP) – Here is a panorama of world events in 2015:January- 7-9: FRANCE – Seventeen people are slaughtered in attacks in Paris on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and a Jewish supermarket two days later.Victims of Charlie Hebdo Paris attack- 26: SYRIA – The Daesh group is driven out of the Syrian town of Kobane on the...

    Crimea Official Says Ukraine Has Cut Off Power Again
    Dec31

    Crimea Official Says Ukraine Has Cut Off Power Again

    …read more Source: The Jakarta...

    Ukraine bans imports
    Dec31

    Ukraine bans imports

    KIEV: Ukraine said on Wednesday it may impose a ban as soon as next month on imports of dozens of Russian goods as a retaliatory measure against Moscow which this month said it was suspending a free trade zone with Kiev. The list, which was set out in a statement from the country’s economy ministry, included meat and meat products, baby...

    Ukrainian gov’t passes trade restrictions on Russia
    Dec31

    Ukrainian gov’t passes trade restrictions on Russia

    The Ukrainian government said on Wednesday it has passed trade restrictions on Russia in response to Moscow suspending a free trade agreement. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Merkel, Hollande, Putin, Poroshenko renew support for ceasefire in Ukraine
    Dec31

    Merkel, Hollande, Putin, Poroshenko renew support for ceasefire in Ukraine

    nbsp Last Updated On 31 December2015 Aboutnbsp51 minutes ago …read more Source: The Frontier...

    Crimea official says Ukraine has cut off power again, Interfax reports
    Dec31

    Crimea official says Ukraine has cut off power again, Interfax reports

    MOSCOW: A Crimean official said on Thursday that Ukraine had cut off a major source of electrical power to the region, a month after saboteurs first plunged the Russian-annexed peninsula into darkness. Kirill Moskalenko, a spokesman of the governor of Sevastopol city, said Ukraine has cut off the Kakhovka–Titan line to Crimea. “The line has...

    Four-way phone talks on Ukraine crisis
    Dec31

    Four-way phone talks on Ukraine crisis

    Leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine stressed Wednesday the importance of the “full implementation” of the Minsk Protocal in 2016. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

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