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Al-Ahram Weekly
gravest-threat-worldThroughout the world there is great relief and optimism about the nuclear deal
gravest-threat-world
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 6 hours ago
Throughout the world there is great relief and optimism about the nuclear deal reached in Vienna between Iran and the P5+1 nations, the five veto-holding members of the UN Security Council and Germany. Most of the world apparently shares the... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Rampaging Pseudoscience Turning Russia into 'Medieval State' � Q&AThe ongoing brain drain and lack of financing is not the only reason why Russia
Rampaging Pseudoscience Turning Russia into 'Medieval State' � Q&A
The Moscow Times / Posted 18 hours ago
The ongoing brain drain and lack of financing is not the only reason why Russian science has suffered in the years since the fall of the Soviet Union. The increase in pseudoscience has been so strong that the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAN) has... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Kaliningrad, Russia – The Dagger Points East and WestBy John Helmer, the longest continuously serving foreign correspondent in Russi
Kaliningrad, Russia – The Dagger Points East and West
Naked Capitalism / Posted 23 hours ago
By John Helmer, the longest continuously serving foreign correspondent in Russia, and the only western journalist to direct his own bureau independent of single national or commercial ties. Helmer has also been a professor of political science, and... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Soyuz Heads To Space Station With New CrewWill Provide Return Transportation For One-Year Mission Team Three crew member
Soyuz Heads To Space Station With New Crew
The Aero-News Network / Posted yesterday
Will Provide Return Transportation For One-Year Mission Team Three crew members representing Russia, Denmark and Kazakhstan have launched to the International Space Station to provide a new ride home for the station’s one-year crew and continue... Read more
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New Kerala
Soyuz heads to Space Station with new crew Three crew members representing Russia, Denmark and Kazakhstan have launched
Soyuz heads to Space Station with new crew
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Three crew members representing Russia, Denmark and Kazakhstan have launched to the International Space Station to provide a new ride home for the station's one-year crew and continue important research... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Blame Congress for U.S. inaction on the ArcticBy Jonathan Bernstein The U.S. is behind Russia and several other nations in m
Blame Congress for U.S. inaction on the Arctic
OregonLive.com / Posted yesterday
By Jonathan Bernstein The U.S. is behind Russia and several other nations in mobilizing for the impact of the Arctic's melting, the New York Times reported this weekend. With Barack Obama in Alaska where he is speaking on the issue, the center of... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Soyuz Heads to Space StationThree crew members representing Russia, Denmark and Kazakhstan have launched to
Soyuz Heads to Space Station
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted yesterday
Three crew members representing Russia, Denmark and Kazakhstan have launched to the International Space Station to provide a new ride home for the station’s one-year crew and continue important research that advances NASA's journey to... Read more
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Pravda
Sanctions: Who can hold out longer?Pravda.Ru conducted an interview with Colin S. Cavell, Ph.D. Associate Professo
Sanctions: Who can hold out longer?
Pravda / Posted 2 days ago
Pravda.Ru conducted an interview with Colin S. Cavell, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Political Science Department of Social Sciences Bluefield State College member of the American Political Science Association (APSA) about the current war of sanctions... Read more
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PhysOrg
New study rewrites genetic history of sheepHead of polled, domesticated sheep in the long grass. Credit: Michael Palmer/Wi
New study rewrites genetic history of sheep
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
Head of polled, domesticated sheep in the long grass. Credit: Michael Palmer/Wikipedia At a time when the price of mutton is climbing and wool crashing, a groundbreaking new study has used advanced genetic sequencing technology to rewrite the history... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Obama Makes Urgent Appeal in Alaska for Climate Change Action“Climate change is no longer some far-off problem; it is happening here, it is
Obama Makes Urgent Appeal in Alaska for Climate Change Action
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
“Climate change is no longer some far-off problem; it is happening here, it is happening now,” Obama said here at an international conference on the Arctic. “We’re not acting fast enough. I have come here today, as the leader of the world’s largest... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russians Believe U.S. Is Immoral and Racist � PollRussians believe the United States is an immoral and unequal country where peop
Russians Believe U.S. Is Immoral and Racist � Poll
The Moscow Times / Posted 3 days ago
Russians believe the United States is an immoral and unequal country where people are not warm to each other or are openly racist, a survey by the state-owned Public Opinion Research Center (VTsIOM) reported on Monday. Analysts interviewed by The... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Taken to Extremes, 'Right to Be Forgotten' Is Like Burning Virtual BooksThe highest court in the EU last year ordered Google to allow individuals there
Taken to Extremes, 'Right to Be Forgotten' Is Like Burning Virtual Books
E-Commerce Times / Posted 3 days ago
The highest court in the EU last year ordered Google to allow individuals there to request that certain specific information not be reported in Google search engine results, citing their "right to be forgotten." Since that court ruling, hundreds of... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Energy chief: US has ability to monitor Iran nuclear programColo. (AP) — The U.S. Energy Department has extensive technical expertise that
Energy chief: US has ability to monitor Iran nuclear program
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Energy Department has extensive technical expertise that will help verify whether Iran is complying with its commitment to limit its nuclear program under an international agreement, the U.S. energy secretary said Monday... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Energy chief: US has ability to monitor Iran nuclear programColo. (AP) — The U.S. Energy Department has extensive technical expertise that
Energy chief: US has ability to monitor Iran nuclear program
Bennington Banner / Posted 3 days ago
Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Energy Department has extensive technical expertise that will help verify whether Iran is complying with its commitment to limit its nuclear program under an international agreement, the U.S. energy said Monday in... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Energy chief: US has ability to monitor Iran nuclear programColo. (AP) — The U.S. Energy Department has extensive technical expertise that
Energy chief: US has ability to monitor Iran nuclear program
The Evening Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Energy Department has extensive technical expertise that will help verify whether Iran is complying with its commitment to limit its nuclear program under an international agreement, the U.S. energy said Monday in... Read more
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ARRL Amateur Radio News
ARISS Issues Invitation to Schools, Educational Organizations, GroupsAmateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) is inviting proposals
ARISS Issues Invitation to Schools, Educational Organizations, Groups
ARRL Amateur Radio News / Posted 3 days ago
Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) is inviting proposals from schools, educational organizations, and groups that are willing and able to host an Amateur Radio contact with an International Space Station crew member. The window... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Federal Agencies As Unwitting Pawns in Re-ColonisationMONDAY April 20, 2015, one week before the handover, former President Goodluck
Federal Agencies As Unwitting Pawns in Re-Colonisation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
MONDAY April 20, 2015, one week before the handover, former President Goodluck Jonathan signed the National Bio-safety Agency Bill into law. The Director-General of the National Biotechnology Development Agency, Prof. Lucy Ogbadu described the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Why Indian intelligence agencies are incapable of killing Dawood Ibrahim on foreign soilThe last fortnight we saw the incredible long term investment it takes to accom
Why Indian intelligence agencies are incapable of killing Dawood Ibrahim on foreign soil
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
The last fortnight we saw the incredible long term investment it takes to accomplish targeted assassinations. In light of revelations of Dawood Ibrahim’s presence in Karachi this fortnight and the open existence of Hafiz Saeed in Lahore, India’s... Read more
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Business Standard India
Slowing economy hits earnings at top Chinese machinery makersChina's slowing economy has taken its toll on the first-half earnings of major
Slowing economy hits earnings at top Chinese machinery makers
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
China's slowing economy has taken its toll on the first-half earnings of major construction machinery makers Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science and Technology Co Ltd and Sany Heavy Industry Co Ltd. Encouraged to expand after Beijing unleashed a $644... Read more
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Reuters
Slowing economy hits earnings at top Chinese machinery makersAn employee works at a machine manufacturing factory in Huaibei, Anhui province
Slowing economy hits earnings at top Chinese machinery makers
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
An employee works at a machine manufacturing factory in Huaibei, Anhui province, September 1, 2014. BEIJING China's slowing economy has taken its toll on the first-half earnings of major construction machinery makers Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Slowing economy hits earnings at top Chinese machinery makersAn employee works at a machine manufacturing factory in Huaibei, Anhui province
Slowing economy hits earnings at top Chinese machinery makers
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 4 days ago
An employee works at a machine manufacturing factory in Huaibei, Anhui province, September 1, 2014. BEIJING China's slowing economy has taken its toll on the first-half earnings of major construction machinery makers Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Slowing economy hits earnings at top Chinese machinery makersDecorated loaders are seen for sale by Qiqihar ShengBei Construction Machinery
Slowing economy hits earnings at top Chinese machinery makers
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 4 days ago
Decorated loaders are seen for sale by Qiqihar ShengBei Construction Machinery Co. around two weeks after the ground opening of The International Hardware and Building Materials City in Qiqihar, Heilongjiang province, September 22, 2014. BEIJING... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
My Arctic journey shows how a warming climate exposes our most fragile ecosystem – and threatens its very survivalchoice for a holiday cruise. It is, after all, one of the most notorious ocean
My Arctic journey shows how a warming climate exposes our most fragile ecosystem – and threatens its very survival
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 5 days ago
choice for a holiday cruise. It is, after all, one of the most notorious ocean routes. Many hundreds of sailors died in opening up the seaway, which links the Atlantic and Pacific oceans via the Canadian Arctic, before it was conquered just... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Steffens is a finalist for the WSF Sportswoman of the YearStanford women's water polo's Maggie Steffens, already a two-time national cham
Steffens is a finalist for the WSF Sportswoman of the Year
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
Stanford women's water polo's Maggie Steffens, already a two-time national champion with the Cardinal and the reigning ACWPC Player of the Year, has been named a finalist for the Women's Sports Foundation Sportswoman of the Year award. The award... Read more
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Daily Mail
Has a secretive California firm worked out how to make fusion power?can hold plasma steady at 10 million °C for five milliseconds Team says it soo
Has a secretive California firm worked out how to make fusion power?
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
can hold plasma steady at 10 million °C for five milliseconds Team says it soon hopes to achieve a ten-fold increase in temperature The firm needs to achieve 3 billion°C for a fusion reaction to take place Could pave way for fusion... Read more
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Business Insider
Russia and China are developing drones that could make stealth aircraft obsoleteThe US and its allies continue to invest heavily in the F-35 and other stealth-
Russia and China are developing drones that could make stealth aircraft obsolete
Business Insider / Posted 7 days ago
The US and its allies continue to invest heavily in the F-35 and other stealth-capable aircraft. But Russia and China are rapidly developing systems that would negate the benefits that stealth offers. According to Zarchary Keck writing in The... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
So what if Iran does get nuclear weapons?The Iranian nuclear deal is a historic agreement that could significantly delay
So what if Iran does get nuclear weapons?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
The Iranian nuclear deal is a historic agreement that could significantly delay, and perhaps prevent, Iran from getting nuclear weapons. But what if the deal fails? Either Iran or a future U.S. administration could walk away from this deal. What... Read more
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Investopedia
Will North and South Korea Ever Reunite?For 62 years, North Korea and South Korea have been divided by the Korean Demil
Will North and South Korea Ever Reunite?
Investopedia / Posted 9 days ago
For 62 years, North Korea and South Korea have been divided by the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), a buffer zone that runs along the 38th parallel line and serves as the site of many skirmishes between the countries. The latest salvo? In August... Read more
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Duquoin.com
Arthur I. Cyr: Intelligence involves art along with science Posted Aug. 19, 2015 at 1:04 PM �Here is a book you should have, Mr. Directo
Arthur I. Cyr: Intelligence involves art along with science
Duquoin.com / Posted 9 days ago
Posted Aug. 19, 2015 at 1:04 PM �Here is a book you should have, Mr. Director,� and with that Jacqueline Kennedy handed CIA director Allen Dulles a copy of �From Russia with Love� by Ian... Read more
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BC Local News
Sayers touts Green Party values, Suzuki slams Conservatives at Campbell River Town HallOrganizers of the next federal Green Party event in Campbell River will likely
Sayers touts Green Party values, Suzuki slams Conservatives at Campbell River Town Hall
BC Local News / Posted 10 days ago
Organizers of the next federal Green Party event in Campbell River will likely be looking for a larger room in which to host the public if Thursday night's event is anything to go by. But whether those in attendance were there in support of local... Read more
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Daily Star
15 years ago the CIA made these predictions about what the world would be like in 2015The CIA predicted what the world would look like 15 years ago – but how right w
15 years ago the CIA made these predictions about what the world would be like in 2015
Daily Star / Posted 10 days ago
The CIA predicted what the world would look like 15 years ago – but how right w... Everyone wonders what the future holds and those in power at the world's leading intelligence intelligence hub predicted what the world would be like in 2015 at the... Read more
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McCook Daily Gazette
Brain drain hurts Russian space program, U.S. in turnIt's probably hard for today's teenagers to relate to the the excitement space
Brain drain hurts Russian space program, U.S. in turn
McCook Daily Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
It's probably hard for today's teenagers to relate to the the excitement space nerds who grew up in the 1960s feel when they see the latest photos posted on the NASA website. We're still checking out the photos of Pluto snapped by the New Horizons... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Aborted Dreams of a Pilot and His PassengersChiemelie Ezeobi writes that the recent crash of Sikorsky S-76 Bristow in Lagos
Aborted Dreams of a Pilot and His Passengers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Chiemelie Ezeobi writes that the recent crash of Sikorsky S-76 Bristow in Lagos not only brought anguish to the bereaved families of the six deceased persons, but also saw the dreams of a 26-year-old pilot aborted abruptly At about 6.19am, on... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA’s success in spaceAPA Delta 2 rocket lifts off from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, in Feb
SA’s success in space
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
APA Delta 2 rocket lifts off from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, in February 1999. The launch was the 11th attempt to launch the Air Force research satellite ARGOS with two Nasa-sponsored satellites including South Africas SUNSAT. File... Read more
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Business Standard India
India to continue asking rich countries to meet climate change finance obligations, says JavadekarDismissing Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian’s view that India drop its
India to continue asking rich countries to meet climate change finance obligations, says Javadekar
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
Dismissing Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian’s view that India drop its demand for climate financing as one of many, Javadekar said India’s stand and stated policy continued to be the same and that it was asking for finance not just for... Read more
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Benton Evening News
Arthur I. Cyr: Intelligence involves art along with science Posted Aug. 19, 2015 at 1:04 PM �Here is a book you should have, Mr. Directo
Arthur I. Cyr: Intelligence involves art along with science
Benton Evening News / Posted 11 days ago
Posted Aug. 19, 2015 at 1:04 PM �Here is a book you should have, Mr. Director,� and with that Jacqueline Kennedy handed CIA director Allen Dulles a copy of �From Russia with Love� by Ian... Read more
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The Harrisburg Daily Register
Arthur I. Cyr: Intelligence involves art along with science Posted Aug. 19, 2015 at 1:04 PM �Here is a book you should have, Mr. Directo
Arthur I. Cyr: Intelligence involves art along with science
The Harrisburg Daily Register / Posted 11 days ago
Posted Aug. 19, 2015 at 1:04 PM �Here is a book you should have, Mr. Director,� and with that Jacqueline Kennedy handed CIA director Allen Dulles a copy of �From Russia with Love� by Ian... Read more
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The Courier Mail
100 books to read before you dieEBOOKS and digital technology may be rapidly changing how we read but one facto
100 books to read before you die
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 days ago
EBOOKS and digital technology may be rapidly changing how we read but one factor remains constant: our desire for good stories. From futuristic worlds to bloodcurdling battlegrounds and Regent-era romances, books have the power to pull us out of the... Read more
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Scotsman
Future shock as guru gets out crystal ballHE IS a Scots-born investment guru, hailed as Britain’s answer to Warren Buffet
Future shock as guru gets out crystal ball
Scotsman / Posted 11 days ago
HE IS a Scots-born investment guru, hailed as Britain’s answer to Warren Buffett. He has wealth estimated at £850 million. His interests span German property, African mining companies, a hotel chain and numerous business and investment concerns. He... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Ghost Fleet: World War III techno-thriller shows Australia's worst nightmareA depiction of China's feared DF-21D anti-ship missile taking out a fleet of US
Ghost Fleet: World War III techno-thriller shows Australia's worst nightmare
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 days ago
A depiction of China's feared DF-21D anti-ship missile taking out a fleet of US Navy ships - from a Chinese blog. Photo: Supplied For Australia, it's the unthinkable that must be thought about: a future when China and the US go to war, Indonesia... Read more
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WA Today
Ghost Fleet: World War III techno-thriller shows Australia's worst nightmareA depiction of China's feared DF-21D anti-ship missile taking out a fleet of US
Ghost Fleet: World War III techno-thriller shows Australia's worst nightmare
WA Today / Posted 11 days ago
A depiction of China's feared DF-21D anti-ship missile taking out a fleet of US Navy ships - from a Chinese blog. Photo: Supplied For Australia, it's the unthinkable that must be thought about: a future when China and the US go to war, Indonesia... Read more
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The Age
Ghost Fleet: World War III techno-thriller shows Australia's worst nightmareA depiction of China's feared DF-21D anti-ship missile taking out a fleet of US
Ghost Fleet: World War III techno-thriller shows Australia's worst nightmare
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
A depiction of China's feared DF-21D anti-ship missile taking out a fleet of US Navy ships - from a Chinese blog. Photo: Supplied For Australia, it's the unthinkable that must be thought about: a future when China and the US go to war, Indonesia... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Ghost Fleet: World War III techno-thriller shows Australia's worst nightmareA depiction of China's feared DF-21D anti-ship missile taking out a fleet of US
Ghost Fleet: World War III techno-thriller shows Australia's worst nightmare
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
A depiction of China's feared DF-21D anti-ship missile taking out a fleet of US Navy ships - from a Chinese blog. Photo: Supplied For Australia, it's the unthinkable that must be thought about: a future when China and the US go to war, Indonesia... Read more
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Canberra Times
Ghost Fleet: World War III techno-thriller shows Australia's worst nightmareA depiction of China's feared DF-21D anti-ship missile taking out a fleet of US
Ghost Fleet: World War III techno-thriller shows Australia's worst nightmare
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
A depiction of China's feared DF-21D anti-ship missile taking out a fleet of US Navy ships - from a Chinese blog. Photo: Supplied For Australia, it's the unthinkable that must be thought about: a future when China and the US go to war, Indonesia... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Ghost Fleet: the book about a US-China World War III brings stark warning for futureA depiction of China's feared DF-21D anti-ship missile taking out a fleet of US
Ghost Fleet: the book about a US-China World War III brings stark warning for future
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 days ago
A depiction of China's feared DF-21D anti-ship missile taking out a fleet of US Navy ships - from a Chinese blog. Photo: Supplied For Australia, it's the unthinkable that must be thought about: a future when China and the US go to war, Indonesia... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Technically advancedDaily Times prepares to celebrate this year's Class Act awards next week, Kim D
Technically advanced
Otago Daily Times / Posted 11 days ago
Daily Times prepares to celebrate this year's Class Act awards next week, Kim Dungey catches up with some former recipients and finds their lives are seamlessly integrated with the digital universe. Tim Tait tests code he developed for a dating... Read more
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The Border Mail
Ghost Fleet: World War III techno-thriller shows Australia's worst nightmareFor Australia, it's the unthinkable that must be thought about: a future when C
Ghost Fleet: World War III techno-thriller shows Australia's worst nightmare
The Border Mail / Posted 11 days ago
For Australia, it's the unthinkable that must be thought about: a future when China and the US go to war, Indonesia becomes a failed state, and the sea lanes are cut off by Beijing's powerful navy. For Australia, it's the unthinkable that must be... Read more
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The Courier
Ghost Fleet: World War III techno-thriller shows Australia's worst nightmareFor Australia, it's the unthinkable that must be thought about: a future when C
Ghost Fleet: World War III techno-thriller shows Australia's worst nightmare
The Courier / Posted 11 days ago
For Australia, it's the unthinkable that must be thought about: a future when China and the US go to war, Indonesia becomes a failed state, and the sea lanes are cut off by Beijing's powerful navy. For Australia, it's the unthinkable that must be... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Ghost Fleet: World War III techno-thriller shows Australia's worst nightmareFor Australia, it's the unthinkable that must be thought about: a future when C
Ghost Fleet: World War III techno-thriller shows Australia's worst nightmare
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 11 days ago
For Australia, it's the unthinkable that must be thought about: a future when China and the US go to war, Indonesia becomes a failed state, and the sea lanes are cut off by Beijing's powerful navy. For Australia, it's the unthinkable that must be... Read more
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The Young Witness
Ghost Fleet: World War III techno-thriller shows Australia's worst nightmareFor Australia, it's the unthinkable that must be thought about: a future when C
Ghost Fleet: World War III techno-thriller shows Australia's worst nightmare
The Young Witness / Posted 11 days ago
For Australia, it's the unthinkable that must be thought about: a future when China and the US go to war, Indonesia becomes a failed state, and the sea lanes are cut off by Beijing's powerful navy. For Australia, it's the unthinkable that must be... Read more
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