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    Western arms makers see sales fall, Russia rises: Sipri
    Dec14

    Western arms makers see sales fall, Russia rises: Sipri

    STOCKHOLM: Arms manufacturers in North America and Western Europe dominated international arms sales in 2014, but their market share dropped while Russian and Asian companies saw theirs rise, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri) reported Monday. Total turnover for the 100 biggest arms and military services companies...

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of Dec. 14, 2015
    Dec14

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of Dec. 14, 2015

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The Times of Central Asia presents to its readers Stratfor’s Global Intelligence, a weekly review of the most important events that happened in the world — from Europe to Middle East to Russia to Central Asia to Afghanistan to China and the Americas. The Week That WasDec. 6 was a dark day for Venezuelan Chavismo. Years of...

    England get Wales showdown at Euro
    Dec14

    England get Wales showdown at Euro

    Paris, December 13 England and Wales will meet at Euro 2016 after Saturday’s draw in Paris for next year’s 24-team finals paired them together in Group B, while world champions Germany can look forward to meeting neighbours Poland. The British rivals were drawn alongside Fabio Capello’s former team Russia and tournament...

    Russia warns Turkey over Aegean warship incident
    Dec14

    Russia warns Turkey over Aegean warship incident

    Russian destroyer Smetlivy leaves the harbour at the Crimean port of Sevastopol September 12, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer Russia on Sunday warned Turkey to stop staging what it called provocations against its forces in or near Syria after one of its warships fired warning shots at a Turkish vessel in the Aegean to avoid a collision. The Russian...

    Russia says fired warning shots at Turkish ship in Aegean to avoid collision
    Dec13

    Russia says fired warning shots at Turkish ship in Aegean to avoid collision

    The Russian Defence Ministry said on Sunday one of its warships, the destroyer Smetlivy, had been forced to fire warning shots at a Turkish vessel in the Aegean Sea to avoid a collision and that it had summoned the Turkish military attache over the incident.It said in a statement that the Turkish fishing vessel, which it did not name, had failed...

    Profiles of radicals reveal numerous paths to extremism: The short road to terror
    Dec13

    Profiles of radicals reveal numerous paths to extremism: The short road to terror

    For some, the turn to Islamic extremism begins with a Google search, for others a stint in prison. Most of those who embrace such beliefs are young men, but not all. Many are loners or outcasts, while others leave behind family and friends who are shocked by their transformation. The attacks in Paris and California have many wondering how...

    France Just Had a Political Earthquake, and It Looks Good for the Kremlin
    Dec13

    France Just Had a Political Earthquake, and It Looks Good for the Kremlin

    PARIS—The National Front, a far-right French political party with financial backing from Moscow, won the first round of France’s regional elections, taking the lead in six of France’s 13 regions and reaping 28 percent of the overall vote. The anti-EU, anti-immigration party’s electoral breakout upheaved France’s political...

    European elite, 2 rookies in Champions League last-16 draw
    Dec13

    European elite, 2 rookies in Champions League last-16 draw

    Barcelona’s Lionel Messi kicks the ball during the Champions League Group E soccer match between Bayer Leverkusen and FC Barcelona in Leverkusen, western Germany, Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015. Photo: AP GENEVA: A stronger elite and a bigger spread of countries stand out in Monday’s draw for the Champions League first knockout round....

    Miss Universe Contender Holds a National Title for a Sport She Says Has an Unfair ‘Stigma’
    Dec13

    Miss Universe Contender Holds a National Title for a Sport She Says Has an Unfair ‘Stigma’

    Israel’s contender for the Miss Universe pageant has won Israel’s national youth fencing championship and hopes to one day qualify for the Olympics. Avigail Alfatov, 19, who is serving in the Israeli Air Force, says she trains every day in the sport that she believes holds an unfair stigma. According to her Miss Universe contestant...

    Germany happy but wary after Euro 2016 draw
    Dec13

    Germany happy but wary after Euro 2016 draw

    Germany boss Joachim Loew said his team would be foolish to under-estimate Ukraine and Northern Ireland in their Euro 2016 group even if their clash with Poland is the key to Group C. …read more Source: The Local...