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    Crimea loses quarter of power after Ukraine halts supplies
    Dec31

    Crimea loses quarter of power after Ukraine halts supplies

    Crimea has lost at least one quarter of its power after Ukraine switched off supplies, citing a downed electricity pylon, an official in the contested peninsula said Thursday …read more Source: The Daily...

    China says it is building its second aircraft carrier
    Dec31

    China says it is building its second aircraft carrier

    In this Oct. 14, 2012 photo, the Liaoning, China’s first aircraft carrier, sails in the sea near Qingdao in eastern China’s Shandong province. China’s Defense Ministry spokesman Col. Yang Yujun told reporters at a news conference Thursday that China is building a second aircraft carrier, this time entirely with domestic...

    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...

    China is building a second aircraft carrier
    Dec31

    China is building a second aircraft carrier

    REUTERS 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...

    [Focus] Europe in Review 2015 – Russia-EU relations: From Ukraine to Syria
    Dec31

    [Focus] Europe in Review 2015 – Russia-EU relations: From Ukraine to Syria

    The anti-Ukraine and anti-Western propaganda became so shrill EU leaders launched a new counter-propaganda cell in the EU foreign service. …read more Source:...

    China says it is building its second aircraft carrier
    Dec31

    China says it is building its 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...

    In China: Government confirms building second aircraft carrier
    Dec31

    In China: Government confirms building second aircraft carrier

    Defence Ministry spokesman Yang Yujun said the carrier had been designed in China and was being built in the port of Dalian. 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...

    In Ukraine, Lenin Gets the Boot From Uncle Sam
    Dec31

    In Ukraine, Lenin Gets the Boot From Uncle Sam

    KYIV, Ukraine—There’s a saying in Ukraine about the four stages of being poor. It goes like this: First, you don’t have any hryvnias (the Ukrainian currency). Second, you don’t have any food. Third, you don’t have any dollars. And finally, you don’t have your $2 bill. For Ukrainians, dollars are a precious and...

    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 magazine Charlie...