Two Russian-émigré scientists at the University of Manchester, Andrei Geim and Kostya Novoselov, were playing about with flakes of carbon graphite in an attempt to investigate its electrical properties when they decided to see if they could make thinner flakes … Read the rest
German Defense Ministry sent a team of 14 German military men to Ukraine to observe, in cooperation with French experts, the use of Austrian drones in the eastern part of the country. It goes about the use of unarmed drones … Read the rest
Top intelligence officers rarely reveal secret strings, pulling the nation’s political mechanism. Publication of a book like The German card. The obscure game of secret services, authored by Gerd-Helmut Komossa (Gerd-Helmut Komossa. DIE DEUTSCHE KARTE. Das verdeckte Spiel der … Read the rest
The UN Security Council has declared the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa a “threat to international peace and security”.
The council unanimously adopted a resolution calling on states to provide more resources to combat the outbreak.
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Russian observers have suspicions over the “special” voting technologies used during the Scottish independence referendum and expect the announcement of results that will either confirm or disprove their suspicions.
“The absence of lines at voting offices could indicate the use … Read the rest
Massive oil reserves off of the west coast of Scotland are to be examined after the Scottish Government announced it is to set up a review along with top academics and experts.
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Leaders of the Flemish nationalists in Belgium, the Catalans in Spain and Italy’s Venetians said they still have momentum on their side, despite the ‘No’ vote in Scotland.
“Whether it was a ‘no’ or a ’yes’ vote, the main thing … Read the rest
The failed Scottish vote to pull out from the United Kingdom stirred secessionist hopes for some in the United States, where almost a quarter of people are open to their states leaving the union, a new Reuters/Ipsos poll found.
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British fighter jets have been scrambled to intercept two Russian planes flying through international airspace.
The Typhoon jets were sent to identify the planes, which turned out to be Russian military Bears.
A statement released by the RAF said the … Read the rest
The British establishment is breathing a collective sigh of relief. The people of Scotland have chosen Westminster rule over political sovereignty, and the Union remains intact.
Scotland’s pro-independence campaigners, bent on separatism and self-determination, claimed they had the momentum to … Read the rest
Projecting from the rate of territorial decline over the last two centuries, experts predicted Thursday that the British Empire will be reduced to an area of eight acres surrounding Buckingham Palace by as early as 2050.
“Considering the loss of … Read the rest
There was a great cry throughout the land. Non-stop propaganda from a monolithic media-military- congressional complex had convinced a petrified people of the need for a military offensive in Iraq and Syria, in pursuit of a pack of wild dogs: … Read the rest
Most violent crime categories in South Africa have gone up according to 2012/13 figures and last year was the third time murder increased in 20 years.
Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko and national police commissioner Riah Phiyega were expected to release … Read the rest
African Aerospace and Defence show drew exhibitors from Russia, China, Germany, the UK, India and the US to Pretoria this week.
Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula opened the Pretoria event on Wednesday declaring that South Africa needed to upgrade aging and … Read the rest