Monthly Archives: August 2013

Lithuania to extradite Russian to US in arms case

A Lithuanian court on Wednesday ruled to extradite a Russian man to the United States on charges of arms smuggling, drawing protest from Moscow. The Baltic state’s court of appeals ordered that Dmitry Ustinov, 47, be extradited because of the … Continue reading

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USAF Space Command discontinues space surveillance system

Due to resource constraints caused by sequestration, Air Force Space Command has directed the 21st Space Wing to prepare to discontinue operations at the Air Force Space Surveillance System by Oct. 1. Final decisions on all Fiscal Year 2014 budget … Continue reading

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India: JPP demands ‘Greater Jharkhand’

Two days after the decision to form new Indian state of Telangana, Jharkhand People’s Party (JPP) on Thursday renewed its demand for ‘Greater Jharkhand’ merging parts of West Bengal, Odisha and Chhattisgarh with the existing state. ‘Greater Jharkhand’ consists of … Continue reading

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French soldier dies in Mali road accident

A French soldier died and another was injured in a road accident in Mali, where they were both part of a military offensive that chased Islamists out of the north of the country. Marc Martin-Vallet, 28, was killed on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Telangana: Protests over new state in southern India

Protests are being held in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, a day after the announcement that it will be split to form a new Telangana state. Anti-Telangana protesters have ransacked the ruling Congress party office in Anantapur district … Continue reading

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