The world's attention moved from Ebola Virus Disease to Zika Virus, even before the EVD outbreak in West Africa had been declared over. Now with the upcoming Olympic Games, attention torks to the mosquito, the vector for Zika. But what about those two deadly viruses, Avian Flu and MERS-CoV?
The contemporary Arab world is fraught with formidable forces of diverse enemies - the self, the authoritarian rulers and foreign interventionists - the ex-colonial masters. Common sense stops at various levels to reflect on the real problems
Whilst any British or US soldier responsible for the litany of appalling crimes committed in Iraq should be pursued relentlessly, the ultimate responsibility for the whole tragic disaster for which both countries' leaders and military brass will surely be haunted throughout history, lies with those at the political top.
The news about the deployment of the US missile defense system in Europe has generated many rumors and discussions. Russia was developing new weapons to counter missile warheads of a potential enemy. According to him, the weapons would be able to replace the Moscow missile defense system
We love you, but we do not like your determination to make us be like you. We change. Moscow has become one of the most beautiful capitals in Europe. We do not live up to Western lifestyles, and we do not "give a damn" if you do not like our way. As a saying goes, Russia has two most reliable allies - its own army and navy
Richard Black is not the only Western politician to have entered in Syria but, unlike the others, he really entered legally. I.e. he requested permission to the Syrian government, and once he gainedit , he entered into Syria. This is the difference. On his journey to Syria in April of 2016 the senator of Virginia Richard Black met politicians...
Once again, European bigotry exposed! Oh that poor old United Kingdom! Armies of political commentators based on all continents are now feverishly trying to define to what extent the Brits got fooled, or how severely they will soon get punished for their 'bold move'.
"You mean we're voting to see whether we join the Common Market, like?" Yes, someone actually said that in the Brexit vote, which has seen the country slide into Bedlam in recent days, the two major political parties imploding, many demanding a second referendum and a post-Brexit Break-up of Britain on the cards.
America has at least 75 times that number of overseas bases. According to 2005 Pentagon data, the US owns a total of 737 bases in foreign lands. Adding to the bases inside U.S. territory, the total land area occupied by US military bases is on the order of 2.2 million hectares. That makes the Pentagon one of the largest landowners in the world
The "doping scandal," in which Russian athletes have found themselves, has been a talk of the day for months already. the news about the scandal has reached both the people who are interested in sports and those who are totally indifferent to sports life. Recently, the "doping" scandal has been showing a political and an economic side of it
Russia plans to conduct flight tests of the new heavy intercontinental ballistic missile Sarmat. The state-of-the-art ICBM is expected to come into service in 2018. Sarmat missiles will replace most powerful ballistic complexes RS-20V Voevoda. The new ICBM should be able to reach and strike targets via both the North and the South Pole
Putin has shown on many occasions that he has respect and fondness for Islam. He is always on the side of God and respects people's freedom from different faiths or ethnicities. Russia is a good example of embracing the co-existence of Christians and Muslims and Putin is striving to keep this beauty as the co-existence faded away in the Middle East