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US Secretary of State Goes to Central Asia - 10/30/2015

US Secretary of State John Kerry will be the first head of the US Department of State to visit all five Central Asian countries in a single tour. In recent years, the region began to attract attention not only of the traditional players in the region (Russia and China), but the United States as well. This is especially supported by the Islamist threat faced by the countries of Central Asia after...

China Revokes the One-Child Policy - 10/29/2015

The Chinese authorities have decided to abandon the one-child policy. All families are now allowed to have two children, reports the agency "Xinhua". This decision was made during the last plenum of the Communist Party of China at Beijing. Leaders of the Communist Party also announced their intention to take measures to combat population aging and eradicate poverty in the country by 2020. In...

The US Are Enhancing Their Cybersecurity - 10/28/2015

The US Senate approved a resonance bill on cybersecurity (Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, CISA), what caused criticism of a number of Internet giants - in particular, Apple, Google, Facebook and Microsoft. The document provides additional protection to companies, which voluntarily decided to share data on cyber threats to government agencies. Opponents of the law argue that it can be used...

Yanis Varoufakis Is Caught at Love for Money and Luxury - 10/27/2015

According to Greek and British press, former Minister of Finance of Greece Yanis Varoufakis, whose actions put the country on the brink of economic disaster, estimates his lectures for $ 60 thousand. Yanis Varoufakis is believed to be the man who nearly brought the country to economic collapse. One of the ideologists of the ultra-left party "Syriza", he was given the post of Minister of Finance...

Tony Blair Avowed Incorrect Intelligence Information Used in the Iraq Operation in 2003 - 10/26/2015

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair apologized for the incorrect use of intelligence in the preparation of operations in Iraq in 2003. Then he claimed that Iraq had chemical weapons, which can be powered for 45 minutes. Mr. Blair also admitted some connection between the emergence of Islamic State and the war in Iraq. At the same time, former Prime Minister said that he cannot apologize for...

Islamic State's Oil Business - 10/23/2015

Islamic State gets up to $ 50 million per month by selling oil from the fields located in the controlled territory in Syria and Iraq - reported Iraqi intelligence. These findings are consistent with the estimates of American experts, said the agency Associated Press. Oil revenues are a major source of funding for Islamic State militants, which not only protects the infrastructure of oil...

Argentina is Going to Tear Political Ties of Kinship - 10/23/2015

Argentina has completed a 12-year era of the reign of the family Kirchner. On Sunday, the country's holding the presidential elections, a favorite of which is Ruling party candidate Daniel Scioli. As a colleague of President Cristina de Kirchner, he goes into elections with slogan "Go on with changes." By changes he means normalization of relations with the United States. The main Scioli’s...

Officials of the Dirtiest City in the World Swapped Cars for Bicycles - 10/22/2015

The Indian capital New Delhi held “car-free day”. The South China Morning Post reports that the Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal rode through the streets on a bicycle, accompanied by hundreds of officials. - Residents must leave their cars and use public transport. Since Delhi is becoming more polluted, people need to run and ride a bicycle. In addition, it is good for health - said...

Hungary: It Is Impossible to Deal With Refugees Without Russia - 10/22/2015

The increasingly dramatic situation with the Balkan route of refugees makes European nations convene an emergency summit. On Sunday, the Heads of States and Governments will be meeting in Brussels to discuss urgent measures to overcome the crisis. 3,500 refugees spent Wednesday night in the open air at Serbo-Croatian border as Croatia has temporarily closed its border. First of all, the situation...

The US and Turkey: The Flawed Alliance - 10/20/2015

Over the last week, US President Barack Obama spoke twice by telephone with President Tayyip Erdogan. The first call was to express the condolences over the terrorist attack in Ankara. The second – offer sympathies in connection with its Syrian policy (although the Turkish government is still stubbornly refusing to fit the cap on). According to knowledgeable sources close to the White House,...
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