Saturday, November 18, 2017

Trump extended embargo on oil supplies from Iran

President of the United States Donald Trump extended the embargo on the supply of oil from Iran, first introduced in 2012, said in a memorandum that the White House distributed. "I determined that there is a sufficient amount of oil and oil products from countries...

Scientists said that the Earth is ‘bombarded’ by exotic antimatter

In this case, researchers propose to exclude all other options before moving on to the exotic. Scientists using observations of neighboring pulsars have not established the source of mysterious antimatter flows that "bombard" the Earth from space. According to the researchers, this indicates their extremely exotic...

NASA reports the danger of an iceberg with a mass of trillion tons

The study of the Larsen Ice Shelf gave scientists alarming results - according to experts, a giant iceberg broke off the glacier, weighing up to a trillion tons. The images taken from the board of the P-3 Orion aircraft indicate that the huge iceberg has...

US warns about increased threat of terrorist attacks in Europe

The US State Department said about the increased risk of terrorist threats in Europe during the holidays. The corresponding message was published on the website of the department. The department stressed that they are concerned about the possibility of a repeat of last year's attacks...

Alaska residents urged to prepare for a nuclear attack by DPRK

The representative of the Alaska Emergency Planning Committee, Jeremy Zidek, urged local residents to stock up on water, lanterns and anti-radiation drugs in the event of a nuclear attack from North Korea. This is reported by the Daily Mail. "What we advise people is the...

Scientists have found the largest ancient dinosaur in the world

Since 2009, when the remains of the oldest dinosaurs were found in France, expedition members tried to find out whether the discovered animals are the largest ones found. However, a series of excavations from 2010 to 2012 in other parts of the country made it...

Scientists discovered the remains of the Buddha

Archaeologists, who conducted excavations in China, discovered an extremely curious burial, unlike others, in a massive box surrounded by ancient stone blocks, fragments of bones and teeth of Siddhartha Gautama, or Buddha, were discovered, one of the key figures in Buddhism, according to Science...

Kim Jong-un preparing to light a ‘star of death’

In case of emergency, Kim Jong-un can order his military to blow up a hydrogen bomb in a near-earth orbit. This is evidenced by successfully conducted tests of ballistic missiles. As Contra Magazin writes, such developments are seriously feared in the US. A large-scale electromagnetic...

Scientists discover a planet similar to Earth

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Astronomers have discovered a new planet called Ross 128b, 11 light-years away from the Earth and a mild climate. A group of scientists led by Xavier Bonfils, using the Harris telescope in Chile to study the red dwarf (Ross 128), discovered that the star is...

Pentagon mistakenly retracted the call for the resignation of Trump

The US Department of Defense on Thursday retouched on its page on Twitter a call for the resignation of President Donald Trump, subsequently assuring that this was by mistake. In a Pentagon account @DeptofDefense, a retweet from the user @proudresister appeared, which called for the...

Pentagon reveals number of US military in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan

The Pentagon said Thursday that more than 500 people were deployed in Syrian territory. "The number of our troops in Afghanistan is about 14,000, with about 503 operating in Syria and 5262 in Iraq," said Kenneth McKinsey, director of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff,...

US Congress adopted draft budget of Pentagon in the amount of $700 billion

The Senate of the US Congress adopted a draft budget for the Pentagon at $700 billion, the Associated Press reported. It is noted that the approved amount is much higher than the one previously voiced by the American leader Donald Trump. The adopted law will soon...

Senator in US Congress accused of sexual harassment

A senator on a radio station accused Sen. Al Franken on Thursday of touching her nipples while she was sleeping and kissing her by force in 2006 when he was a comedy actor and both were preparing to make a show for US forces...

Egypt is building the world’s largest solar power station

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has completed a $ 653 million loan package to finance the construction of 13 solar power plants near Aswan, southern Egypt. And decides to be part of the world's largest solar farm. The program...

Russia ‘killed’ the UN-OPCW mission on Syria: US Ambassador

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said that Russia "killed" the UN-OPCW mission to investigate the use of chemical weapons in Syria (SMR). Russia a few minutes earlier blocked an American draft resolution on the extension of the mandate of SMR in its current...

Opium production in Afghanistan rising to an unprecedented level

Opium production in Afghanistan rose 87 percent in 2017 compared to 2016, to 9,000 tonnes, according to the latest survey by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Afghanistan. According to the UN study, the area of ​​poppy cultivation has also increased to...

Turkey, Russia, Iran plan to discuss situation in Syria at the end of the week

The foreign ministers of Turkey, Russia and Iran - Mevlut Cavusoglu, Sergey Lavrov and Javad Zarif - plan to discuss the situation in Syria at the end of the week. This was announced on Thursday, November 16, by Cavusoglu. "There will be preparations for the meeting...

Russia vetoed the draft US resolution on Syria

Russia has vetoed the US draft resolution on the extension of the joint investigative mechanism for the use of chemical weapons in Syria. The document received the support of 11 members of the Security Council, while Russia and Bolivia voted against it. Egypt and China abstained. Minutes...

Dollar waiting for six weak years

The US dollar is on the threshold of six long years of easing, and high-yielding currencies and the euro will be strengthened. This conclusion was reached by Morgan Stanley experts. Bankers expect an acceleration in the growth of world GDP, and this fact, in their...

House passes comprehensive GOP tax overhaul bill

The United States House of Representatives passed the Republican tax bill voting 225 against 200 on Thursday. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act marks the first big piece of legislation adopted since President Donald Trump took over the White House in January. The bill includes...

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