After all, for Russian President Vladimir Putin , being considered a Machiavellian grandmaster of geopolitical skullduggery arguably gives him more power than he deserves. "The staff of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow far exceeds the number of our embassy workers in Washington", she said. "One of our options, apart from a tit-for-tat expulsion of Americans, would be to even out the numbers".
Following backlash from human rights and political activists, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is allowing an Afghan all-girl robotics team to temporarily visit the United States and compete in an worldwide robotics competition taking place in Washington , D.C., next week, Politico reports.
The hagfish container that flew into the southbound lane triggered a chain-reaction collision involving four vehicles. In the accident one of the drivers received minor injuries. Firefighters were called to hose the creatures off the road. " Our brains couldn't process what was happening ", Butler told KOIN , adding that the containers "just kept going, cascading, a domino effect over these poor cars ".
Liu, a government critic and thorn in the side of the authorities for decades, died in custody, having been sentenced to 11 years in prison in 2009 for "subversion". Many held signs with the image of the man they say symbolised courage in the face of adversity, while protesting the Chinese government's actions in detaining Liu Xiaobo up until his death in hospital from liver cancer.
Park's conservative government said 70 percent of the USA dollars paid as wages and fees at Kaesong was channeled to the North's ruling party. The images of the radiochemical laboratory showed there had been at least two reprocessing cycles not previously known aimed at producing "an undetermined amount of plutonium that can further increase North Korea's nuclear weapons stockpile", something that would worry USA officials who see Pyongyang as one of the world's top security threats.
Hearing out the Opposition on Kashmir and border tangle with China is also expected to facilitate smooth functioning of Parliament session starting Monday. The People's Daily article paraphrased pieces and editorials run by People's Daily , Xinhua and Global Times to send out a clear message to India to accept China's position on the current stand-off at the Sikkim border , or be prepared to face a repeat of 1962.