The Russian President has taken personal control of the body that assures cooperation between the military and the defense industry, days after ordering a major reform of the sector. Putin also signed a decree giving presidential status to the Military Industrial Commission. Deputy PM in charge of the weapons industry, Dmitry Rogozin, was appointed deputy chairman of the commission.
Difference between existing solar panels and the technology it is developing is that “organic cells offer the potential to allow printing directly onto materials such as roofing and windows, and therefore open intriguing building integrated design opportunities.”
The world must act in Libya as it is quickly turning into a major “terrorist hub” on Europe’s doorstep, French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian warned. France played a key role in the 2011 NATO intervention in Libya that led to the current chaos.
French President Francois Hollande had raised the possibility of a “political, humanitarian and if necessary military response in accordance with international law” to fight against Islamic State.
By disqualifying municipal bonds from the category of liquid assets, the biggest banks are likely to trim back their holdings in munis which could raise the cost or limit the ability for states, counties, cities and school districts to issue muni bonds to build schools, roads, bridges and other infrastructure needs.
Participants in the inaugural conference of the Arab Union for the Industry and Commerce of Jewelry and Diamond agreed to establish a bank for Arab gold in Damascus with around 6 tons of gold in deposits which will be officially launched in early 2015.
Civil wars in Syria and Iraq threaten future food resources because of crucial role region plays as home of wild plants needed to improve genetic quality of domesticated crops. Region has greatest diversity of “wild crop relatives” in the world. Many of these plants endangered as result of the civil strife.
Los Angeles, California police officers shot unarmed 24-year-old Ezell Ford six times in the back August 11, less than two weeks after August 2 killing of Omar Abrego. The autopsies of both Ford and Abrego have been placed on a “security hold” by the Los Angeles Police Department.
The attack on Detroit city worker pensions as part of the municipal bankruptcy scheme most extreme example of a nationwide assault on retirement programs for all public sector workers. Assault on public worker pensions being mounted in states of New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York.
President Barack Obama will use his nationally televised speech tonight to officially announce what has already begun: a new US war in Iraq that will soon be extended to Syria.
Putin :Russia’s new armaments program for 2016-2025 is a special-purpose mechanism designed to enhance the combat capability of its Armed Forces, The program will also help to overcome the crisis in the Russian defence industry and spur its growth,
New sanctions against Russia overUkraine should be postponed, Swiss President Didier Burkhalter, chairmanof the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), said the truce should be given time before the West adopts more punitive measures against Russia.
top Russian scientists, farmers, and eco-conscious bodies urging Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, to add all foods that contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to the existing foods which have been sanctioned by Russia for the EU, U.S. and Australia, among other countries.
Italy readying to release approximately 10,000 inmates due to a change in sentencing laws that ease punishment for cannabis use, growth, and possession in the country. Will affect many of the inmates that were sentenced in drug related crimes,
“We are what’s called a debtor nation. We cannot pay our bills without raising the debt ceiling so we can borrow money from foreign governments.: Congressman Walter Jones, a strong opponent of Iraq War; American military action without congressional approval, “We cannot police the world.
President Vladimir Putin :Russia will counter military moves by the U.S. and NATO with an array of new nuclear and conventional weapons, emphasized that Russia will not enter a new arms race and will tightly control its military budget to avoid overburdening the economy, needs to upgrade its arsenals to replace Soviet-designed weapons approaching the end of their designated lifetime.
China began deploying 700 soldiers to a United Nations peacekeeping force in South Sudan to help guard the country’s embattled oil fields and protect Chinese workers and installations, a spokesman for the African nation’s president said Tuesday.
new data shows a majority of American adults are now single. 50.2 percent of American adults 124.6 million people single first time that single Americans make up the majority of the adult population sincegovernment began tracking data 38 years ago.
The bill, Mayor Michael Nutter said he will endorse, proposed by the city council would levy fines of $25 on people caught possessing small amounts of the drug, and $100 for smoking it in public. In neither case would an offender face a criminal charge or arrest.
Reports narrate stories of the US Department of Defense (DoD) funding Ebola trials on humans, trials which started just weeks before the Ebola outbreak in Guinea and Sierra Leone. The reports continue and state that the DoD gave a contract worth $140 million dollars to Tekmira, a Canadian pharmaceutical company,
. The Russian stock market restarted growth on Tuesday because the EU postponed slapping new sanctions on Moscow, analysts said. “Investors were on the watch for something to happen. EU leaders made clear that no further sanctions will be introduced if militants in Ukraine manage to keep the ceasefire but there are still fears that the ceasefire will be temporary,
Edgar J. Steele,author, First Amendment attorney who gained national notoriety defending Richard G. Butler, the founder of the group Aryan Nations, died at United States Penitentiary, Victorville (USP Victorville), California, a high-security federal prison for male inmates.
While Western nations beef up economic sanctions and Nato discusses what stance to take toward Russia, the BRICS are maintaining tacit support for Moscow despite the Ukraine crisis. suggests the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) system is to be taken seriously.
A company that makes tactical equipment for police to use in riots is manufacturing a new ‘non-lethal’ weapon designed to temporarily blind targets. The Z-RO non-lethal compliance weapon system will obstruct a person’s vision for 10 to 15 minutes.
If the West bombs Islamic State militants in Syria without consulting Damascus, the anti-ISIS alliance may use the occasion to launch airstrikes against President Bashar Assad’s forces; Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
Lake Cajititlán in western Mexico more than 4 million dead fish suddenly surfaced, government workers scoop up more than 156 tons of freshwater popoche chub, a sardine-sized species native to the western state of Jalisco. Mexico, like many developing nations, has a poor environmental record.
Friday, President Obama added his signature to legislation that will cut $8.7 billion in food stamp benefits over the next 10 years, causing 850,000 households to lose an average of $90 per month. The signing of the legislation known as the 2014 Farm Bill occurred at a public event in East Lansing, Mich.
U.S. President Barack Obama told top lawmakers T he has authorityto take action against Islamic State (IS) militants. Obama told the Leaders he would welcome action by Congress that would "aid effort" and demonstrate to the world the United States is united in defeating threat from IS.
A continuing drought in California has ruined almost a quarter of the state’s $5 billion rice crop, CBS Sacramento reports. California is one of the nation’s largest producers of rice, employing 25,000 people in the industry. Less rice planted, fewer farm workers needed,job loss.
War hawks in Washington are using the beheading of two American journalists by ISIL terrorists in Syria as a pretext to take military action against Syrian government forces, Obama and Congress are “creating pretexts” to target government of President Bashar al-Assad ;Stephen Lendman.
Authorities of Donetsk People's Republic could not begin prisoner swap as Kiev refused to present list of captured militias, “We have not received from Kiev lists of prisoners they plan to release,” fear Kiev may cheat us as we release the prisoners we have.
Imagine an ID card that remembers all of your personal records. This one card serves as your driver’s license and a catch-all that includes information about your health insurance, tax payments, and bank accounts.it’s a MasterCard.
Doctors Without Borders shuttered one of its Ebola treatment centers in Guinea in May. They thought the deadly virus was being contained there, new cases appeared across the border in Liberia and then spread across West Africa, carried by the sick and dying. Macenta is once again a hotspot.
President Barack Obama has informed Congress that the United States conducted a new round of airstrikes in western Iraq to protect a key dam from ISIL terrorists. Obama said US aircraft targeted ISIL militants near the Haditha Dam on the Euphrates River in Anbar province.
Russian President has given an order to abolish two key agencies responsible for placing and executing weapons orders for the military and hand over their functions to the Defense Ministry, Finance Ministry and Audit Chamber giving the responsible state officials three months to complete the reform.
Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic: Serbia should export only top-quality goods to Russia, "The Russian market is very demanding and we should offer our best possible goods to it,” Vucic said, noting that Serbia was in a position to meet top European standards.
There are no systemic threats to Russian food security after Russia’s embargo on food imports from western countries in response to sanctions over Ukraine, the chief of the Federal Antimonopoly Service told reporters Monday. no global changes in food prices, wave of price hike expectations subsiding.
To approve the sanctions through a written procedure at the session of the Council of the EU in Brussels, it is necessary that all the 28 states of the EU sign the new package, led tomeeting of ambassadors of the 28 European Union countries “to discuss the situation”.
Swiss media reports indicate Switzerland would grant asylum to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden if he agrees to testify about foreign espionage activities within Switzerland.
The future of medicine rests on the fundamental right we all have to use things that spring from the Earth naturally as healing agents.Medical-industrial complex in the U.S. does not want you to use these freely growing compounds. They threaten its very business model and existence.
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