Archive for September, 2016

China says THAAD anti-missiles ‘severely undermine’ security as Seoul picks deployment site

Posted by RT on September 30, 2016  |   Comments Off on China says THAAD anti-missiles ‘severely undermine’ security as Seoul picks deployment site
Preview Beijing has once again voiced strong objections to the deployment of a US anti-missile system in South Korea, vowing to take te “necessary” steps to maintain a strategic power balance in the region.
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‘Elevated unrest’ at Katla volcano triggers aviation alert increase in Iceland

Posted by RT on September 30, 2016  |   Comments Off on ‘Elevated unrest’ at Katla volcano triggers aviation alert increase in Iceland
Preview Unusual seismic unrest around Eyjafjallajokull’s neighbor Katla has forced Iceland’s Met Office to raise the aviation alert level to yellow, while the country’s Civil Defence activated a contingency plan for a possible eruption of the long “overdue” volcano.
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EU-Russia ExoMars mission all set to enter planetary orbit in October – Roscosmos head

Posted by RT on September 30, 2016  |   Comments Off on EU-Russia ExoMars mission all set to enter planetary orbit in October – Roscosmos head
Preview A joint EU-Russia project designed to search for signs of past and present life on Mars is on the verge of beginning a new stage of its mission. It will entering Mars’ orbit to map the sources of methane on the red planet, the head of Russia’s space agency said.
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‘US had never had ‘Plan A’ for Syria, West a root cause of crisis’ – Syrian UN envoy to RT

Posted by RT on September 30, 2016  |   Comments Off on ‘US had never had ‘Plan A’ for Syria, West a root cause of crisis’ – Syrian UN envoy to RT
Preview Washington never had a so-called ‘Plan A’ to resolve the Syrian crisis, Syrian envoy to the UN Bashar al-Jaafari told RT, adding that the West is one of the root causes of the Syrian war.
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Baffling and appalling: Jewish groups lash out at Philippine leader Duterte over Hitler remark

Posted by RT on September 30, 2016  |   Comments Off on Baffling and appalling: Jewish groups lash out at Philippine leader Duterte over Hitler remark
Preview Comments made by Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte comparing himself to Adolf Hitler have drawn widespread condemnation, with Jewish groups slamming the remarks as baffling and revolting.
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3 Japanese governors don ‘pregnancy’ vests urging men to help at home (VIDEO)

Posted by RT on September 30, 2016  |   Comments Off on 3 Japanese governors don ‘pregnancy’ vests urging men to help at home (VIDEO)
Preview In a bid to learn about the “hardships” of being a woman, three Japanese governors put on special “pregnancy” vests and shot a video of themselves taking up daily activities. The move is part of a campaign which urges men to take up more chores at home.
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Gunmen steal ambulance with suspected criminal inside from army convoy in Mexico

Posted by RT on September 30, 2016  |   Comments Off on Gunmen steal ambulance with suspected criminal inside from army convoy in Mexico
Preview Gunmen have ambushed an army convoy in Culiacan, north-west Mexico, killing five soldiers and making off with an ambulance which was transporting an alleged organized crime figure.
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US ‘spare Nusra for plan B’ to change regime in Syria – Lavrov

Posted by RT on September 30, 2016  |   Comments Off on US ‘spare Nusra for plan B’ to change regime in Syria – Lavrov
Preview The US is keeping jihadist group al-Nusra for a “Plan B”, potentially to overthrow Syrian President Assad, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with the BBC.
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New ‘heavy’ rocket & $5mn launch price tag: Russia’s S7 plans for Sea Launch revealed

Posted by RT on September 30, 2016  |   Comments Off on New ‘heavy’ rocket & $5mn launch price tag: Russia’s S7 plans for Sea Launch revealed
Preview Russian space producer RSC Energia announced it will create a state of the art rocket for the Sea Launch program taken over by the Russian S7-group, with a launch price tag of $5mn.
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Massive ‘coronal hole’ on the sun blasts Earth with solar storms (PHOTOS)

Posted by RT on September 30, 2016  |   Comments Off on Massive ‘coronal hole’ on the sun blasts Earth with solar storms (PHOTOS)
Preview A massive coronal hole on the sun is currently facing Earth, directing a solar storm at our planet which can potentially wreak havoc on communication and electrical systems.
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