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China Deploys Floating Nuclear Power Plant to South China Sea

A nuclear power plant on the sea would ensure a continuous supply of water as coolant — a necessity for any reactor. China’s motive for building the nuclear reactors is clear: to exert its dominance and influence throughout the area. Via:  Debalina Ghoshal  In April 2016, reports began coming in that China has plans to build floating nuclear power plants in the South ...

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U.S. Antimissile System in South Korea Is Said to Be Nearly Operational

The antimissile system that the United States deployed in South Korea over China’s objections is close to becoming operational, giving the two allies the capability to defend against missile attacks by the North, the South’s Defense Ministry said on Thursday. Via: Gerry Mullany The United States deployed the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, known as Thaad, in South Korea in ...

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Inside Iran April 10, 2017

Overview Iran strongly condemned the American missile attack on Syria, vowing to continue supporting Syria in the struggle against terrorism. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told Syrian president Bashar Assad that the attack served only to strengthen the terrorists. Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei called the American attack on Syria a “strategic mistake,” saying that the United States was repeating the mistakes ...

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Saudi Arabia elected to UN women’s rights commission

The United Nations’ Commission on the Status of Women touts itself as “the principal global intergovernmental body” that’s “exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women.”  Via: fortune.com Yet last week Saudi Arabia joined its ranks. Saudi Arabia, along with 12 other nations, was approved as a member of the Commission for the 2018-2022 term by the ...

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Satellite images reveal Kim Jong-un decadent complex

He’s a man known for his lavish appetites – so it is perhaps no surprise that Kim Jong-un has a fully-equipped party palace where he likes to entertain visitors. Via: dailymail.co.uk The North Korea dictator has tricked the coastal compound out with a 200ft pool boat, a $7million yacht, water slides, theme park rides, and a full football pitch. It is the venue where former ...

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Russia ‘moves troops and equipment’ to North Korea border

Russia has moved heavy military equipment towards its border with North Korea amid mounting fears of a military clash between Pyongyang and the United States over the North’s nuclear program. Via: Roland Oliphant A flurry of military activity in Russia’s far east came as the UN Security Council strongly condemned North Korea’s latest missile test and threatened to impose new ...

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CIA hunting for an insider who gave top-secret files to WikiLeaks

The Central Intelligence Agency has launched a manhunt for a traitor within its ranks after what has been called one of the worst security breaches in the organization’s history, CBS News reported on Wednesday. Via: businessinsider.com A joint CIA-FBI investigation is underway to determine how WikiLeaks got hold of thousands of top-secret files and published them in March — allegedly by way of ...

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Three Dead in Fresno Shooting Spree, suspect who yelled ‘Allahu Akbar’

Three people were killed after a man went on a shooting spree in downtown Fresno, California on Tuesday while shouting “God is great” in Arabic before he was tackled and taken into custody, police said. Via: .foxnews.com Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer said officers took Kori Ali Muhammad, 39, into custody in connection to the shootings. Dyer said Muhammad went by the ...

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Two Russian warships are escorted through English Channel by Royal Navy

Two Russian warships were spotted sailing through the North Sea this morning, Ministry of Defence confirms They will continue through the English Channel but it is not clear what their final destination will be Top military officer warned that there is now more Russian naval activity in Europe than in the Cold War Tensions between Britain and Russia are severely ...

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North Korea and its weapons programs

As speculation grows that North Korea could conduct a nuclear weapon test in conjunction with a major national holiday this weekend, here’s what we know about the country’s nuclear weapons programs. Via: Luis Martinez Who is in charge of North Korea’s military? Kim Jong Un is the 33-year-old “Supreme Leader” of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, more commonly known as ...

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