US military spending exceeds the total of the next ten largest countries combined. Although the US government acknowledges 682 military bases in 63 countries, that number may be over 1,000 (if all military installations are included), in 156 countries.
The attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter is an act of terrorism against Russian citizens, the Russian Foreign Ministry says, noting that the UK does not share any evidence with Moscow while demanding explanations.
Moscow has set up a working group to draw up plans for a new bridge across the Tumen River on the DPRK-Russian border, the country’s Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East said on Wednesday.
Donald Trump’s cabinet reshuffles have fueled concerns, not least after the latest appointment of hawkish John Bolton as national security adviser, just days after installing a former CIA chief as the new secretary of state.
If there’s one you wouldn’t choose as national security adviser it’s John Bolton. Among hawkish republicans, McCain is bad, but Bolton is worse. He’s an apologist for the Iraq invasion on false pretexts, he is also well known for his effort to encourage war with Iran.
FILE PHOTO: A pair of the US Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles fly over northern Iraq after conducting airstrikes in Syria on September 23, 2014. / Reuters Senior Russian and US military officials have held talks on Syria. Though...
More than 40 tons of chemical weapons were abandoned by retreating terrorists in the war-ravaged country, the ministry said on Wednesday. “The Syrian Foreign Ministry pointed out that more than 40 tons of poisonous substances were found on the territories, liberated from terrorists,”
David Cameron thought Obama was one of the “most narcissistic, self-absorbed people” he ever met, according to the ex-PM’s former strategy chief. The comments come despite the pair’s once notorious “transatlantic bromance.”
Are you struggling to make ends meet? Then enjoy: nitwit Mark Zuckerberg’s net worth plunged by a reported $5 billion, the day after a data scandal affecting more than 50 million Facebook users. Only problem is there’s more left than he lost.
The government on Monday welcomed the re-election of Russian President Vladimir Putin and pledged to continue talks with Moscow on settling a long-standing territorial dispute over four disputed isles off Hokkaido.