Archive for January, 2014

Sermon themes set for Egypt mosques

Friday, January 31st, 2014
Concern as Egyptian government chooses topics for preachers

Russia Arms Sales Grew Sharply in 2012 – Report – RIA Novosti

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Russia Arms Sales Grew Sharply in 2012 – Report
RIA Novosti
“Russian arms companies continue to maintain high export levels, but the increase in estimated arms sales in 2012 mainly reflects large and growing domestic sales, as part of Russia's $700 billion 2011–20 State Armaments Plan,” the institute said in a ...

Long wait for Syrian refugees in Bulgaria

Friday, January 31st, 2014
Bulgaria struggles to cope with thousands of Syrian refugees

Sales by world’s largest arms companies fall 4.2% in 2012: think tank – GlobalPost

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Sales by world's largest arms companies fall 4.2% in 2012: think tank
GlobalPost
Together the six Japanese companies had arms sales worth $10.94 billion in 2012. The list does not cover Chinese companies because of a dearth of data available although Chinese companies have been actively marketing arms in recent years. ==Kyodo.

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The SIPRI Top 100 arms-producing and military services companies in the world … – The Swedish Wire

Friday, January 31st, 2014

The SIPRI Top 100 arms-producing and military services companies in the world ...
The Swedish Wire
The SIPRI Top 100 lists the world's 100 largest arms-producing and military services companies (excluding Chinese companies)[a], ranked by their arms sales in 2012. The list is based on the comprehensive SIPRI Arms Industry Database, which contains ...

Sales by largest arms companies fell again in 2012 but Russian firms’ sales … – The Swedish Wire

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Sales by largest arms companies fell again in 2012 but Russian firms' sales ...
The Swedish Wire
However, the decrease in arms sales in 2012 was not uniform: while sales by companies in the United States, Canada and most West European countries continued to fall, arms sales by Russian companies increased sharply, by 28 per cent in real terms.

Report: Russia ID’s 2 in connection with Volgograd bombing – CNN

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Report: Russia ID's 2 in connection with Volgograd bombing
CNN
(CNN) -- Russian police have identified two people they believe are the suicide bombers responsible for deadly bombings in Volgograd and detained two suspected accomplices, anti-terrorism officials said Thursday, according to Russian state news agency ...

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In the footsteps of a hero – Herald Sun

Friday, January 31st, 2014

In the footsteps of a hero
Herald Sun
Menzies and three others went into the village to try and get information about Japanese troop movements, and if possible, to buy some food. Now fighting the Burmese military to obtain some measure of autonomy, the Kachin people were then traditionally ...

Russian Arms Sales Rose 28% Last Year – Business Insider

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Business Insider

Russian Arms Sales Rose 28% Last Year
Business Insider
While sales by companies in the United States, Canada and most West European countries fell in 2012, arms sales by Russian firms rose by 28 percent, the institute said. The increase mainly reflected large and growing domestic sales which are part of ...

Gas storage for new power station ‘a time bomb’ – AD – MaltaToday

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Gas storage for new power station 'a time bomb' – AD
MaltaToday
Placing gas storage inside Marsaxlokk Bay was like placing a "time bomb", Alternattiva Demokratika said today. AD spokesman for sustainable development Carmel Cacopardo said that residents' concerns as outlined in the Social Impact Assessment were ...

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