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Das boot ist kaputt! Germany has the world's best submarines… but none of them work

Published time: 18 Dec, 2017 04:34 Germany is effectively without its entire submarine fleet, and won’t have one vessel operational for months to come. Each one of the navy’s vaunted U-boats is either on maintenance or in desperate need of repairs. The German navy once boasted that its cutting-edge Type 212A submarines equipped with hydrogen […]


Battles fought over Christmas in 2017

While ostensibly a season of celebration and gift-giving, Christmas has found itself embroiled in number of controversies over its Christian character involving college campuses, figurines and the US president himself. Though its roots can be traced back to midwinter festivities of pagan and Roman Europe, Christmas has been celebrated by Christians worldwide on December 25 […]


80,000 protest Trump’s Jerusalem recognition in Indonesia (VIDEO)

Published time: 18 Dec, 2017 02:47 Around 80,000 people took to the streets in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, on Sunday to again decry US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital. The protest, which was organized by Indonesia’s senior Muslim clergy, began in front of Jakarta’s central mosque. The people, many […]


UN Security Council to vote on outlawing Trump's Jerusalem decision

The UN Security Council is expected to vote Monday on a resolution confirming the international status of Jerusalem and outlawing any changes to it – which implies the recent US move to recognize it as the capital of Israel. The text of the document, drafted by Egypt, which was seen by Reuters, says that “any […]


Meteor grazing night sky caught on camera in southern Russia (VIDEO)

Published time: 17 Dec, 2017 19:32 The night sky over Sochi in southern Russia was lit up by a spectacular meteor cutting through the heavens on Friday, which astronomers say is part of the annual Geminid shower. [embedded content] “In Sochi, we’re told that the meteorite observed in Armavir fell,” Alexander Ivanov, of the Astrophysical […]


Ukrainian police clash with Saakashvili supporters storming cultural center in Kiev (PHOTOS)

Thousands of people supporting Mikhail Saakashvili, the fugitive ex-Georgian president turned Ukrainian opposition figure, have once again taken to the streets of Kiev to take a local cultural center by storm. Some 2,000 people turned up for yet another protest action in support of Saakashvili in the Ukrainian capital on Sunday. The demonstrators marched through […]

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