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Turkey, US hold talks on China missile deal

A senior US defence official has held talks in Turkey, the embassy said Saturday, after Washington expressed “serious concerns” about Ankara’s plans to acquire a long-range anti-missile system from China. Turkey announced in September it was entering negotiations with 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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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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Israel marks Holocaust Martyrs and Heroes Remembrance Day

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Wireless charging standard – Qi

Qi aims to do to wireless charging what Wi-Fi did to wireless networks: one global standard that guarantees that your device can be charged wirelessly, wherever you are. Qi takes its name from the traditional Chinese concept of intangible flow … Continue reading

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Arctic Expedition Demarcated Russia’s Continental Shelf

Being tasked to substantiate outer limit of Russian continental shelf in the Arctic Ocean, the high-latitude expedition Arktika-2012 has successfully finished, said director general of JSC SevMorGeo Mikhail Y. Shkatov on Oct 31 summarizing the expedition results at press conference … Continue reading

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