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    Amazon founder Bezos’ rocket company passes landing test
    Nov25

    Amazon founder Bezos’ rocket company passes landing test

    CAPE CANAVERAL(Reuters) – Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said on Tuesday his space transportation company, Blue Origin, plans about two more years of test flights before it will offer rides to passengers.On Monday, Blue Origin successfully landed a suborbital rocket back at its launch site, a key step in its drive to make reusable rockets, the...

    What are the implications of Turkey downing Russian jet?
    Nov25

    What are the implications of Turkey downing Russian jet?

    LONDON: NATO member Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet on its border with Syria on Tuesday, raising concerns over the potential for a further escalation in the more-than- four-year Syrian conflict. Ankara says the plane violated Turkish airspace, but Russian President Vladimir Putin has insisted the jet was over Syria at the time of the...

    Experts pore over evidence of downed MH17
    Nov25

    Experts pore over evidence of downed MH17

    AMSTERDAM: A team that includes Dutch and Ukrainian investigators have begun examining evidence from the MH17 Malaysia Airlines flight that was downed in eastern Ukraine in July 2014, killing all on board, Dutch prosecutors said on Tuesday. Two thirds of the 298 people travelling on the aircraft when it crashed, were Dutch. The Dutch Safety Board...

    Football: Brilliant Barcelona, Bayern through to last 16
    Nov25

    Football: Brilliant Barcelona, Bayern through to last 16

    PARIS (AFP) – Holders Barcelona celebrated qualifying for the last 16 of the Champions League with another stunning display on Tuesday, Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi both scoring twice in a 6-1 win against Roma.The Catalans and Bayern Munich both secured their places in the knockout draw and demonstrated once again why they are surely the...

    Football: Chelsea on brink of last 16 after Maccabi win
    Nov25

    Football: Chelsea on brink of last 16 after Maccabi win

    HAIFA (AFP) – Chelsea cruised to an easy 4-0 Champions League victory over 10-man Maccabi Tel Aviv in Haifa on Tuesday to close in on the last 16.The victory, coupled with Dynamo Kievs 2-0 win at Porto, means Chelsea only need a draw at home to the Portuguese in two weeks to guarantee their passage to the knockout stage.Gary Cahill gave the...

    Russia Threatens to Cut Off Gas, Coal to Ukraine
    Nov25

    Russia Threatens to Cut Off Gas, Coal to Ukraine

    Russia threatened Tuesday to cut off natural gas and to halt coal deliveries to Ukraine, worsening a dispute over a power blackout in Crimea. Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak accused Kyiv of deliberately refusing to help rebuild electricity pylons which were blown up by unidentified, pro-Ukra… …read more Source: The Chosun...

    John Kerry Goes to His Happy Place
    Nov25

    John Kerry Goes to His Happy Place

    In the wake of the Paris attacks and the Turkish downing of a Russian bomber, John Kerry is going to the Middle East. . .to talk to the Israelis and Arabs about restarting the peace process. Aaron David Miller writes in the Wall Street Journal: Having spent most of my professional life chasing after and believing in Arab-Israeli...

    Dynamo Kiev upset FC Porto in ECL
    Nov25

    Dynamo Kiev upset FC Porto in ECL

    Dynamo Kiev have thrown Group G in the Champions League wide open with an upset 2-0 win over home team Porto. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Trudeau hits the road again for talks in London, Malta, Paris
    Nov25

    Trudeau hits the road again for talks in London, Malta, Paris

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has departed for a six-day trip to London, Malta and Paris that will see him hold bilateral talks with the British prime minister and French president, meet the Queen, attend the Commonwealth summit, and lead Canada at the United Nations climate-change conference. It’s the second foreign mission for Trudeau in...

    Francois Hollande’s Finest Hour
    Nov25

    Francois Hollande’s Finest Hour

    As a longtime writer on French politics who was critical of François Hollande’s performance since the feckless early days of his presidency, it’s gratifying to report that Hollande is finally taking the measure of his job and the responsibility it carries. Re-forged in the crucible of terrorist attacks in Paris last Friday, November...