China: ‘Fearless’ to Fight World War with US

Chinese Communist Party mouthpiece the Global Times has again invoked the likelihood of a war with the United States over the South China Sea dispute, saying Beijing will display a "fearlessness to fight". Entitled China must insist on island-building, the editorial begins by asserting that China values "regional peace" and is merely seeking to encourage economic development. Washington believes Beijing is militarizing the disputed islands in a bid to expand its geopolitical hegemony and get ac...
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Shocking UN Child Sex Abuse Claims Emerge

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SY6c4gRgy4s The boys said they approached the French soldiers because they were hungry. Some were so young that they didn't quite understand the acts the soldiers demanded in return. One boy, 8 or 9 years old, said he did it several times to the same soldier, "until one day an older kid saw him and told him what he was doing was bad." Another boy, 9, said he thought the soldiers had been urinating. United Nations investigators heard such stories of sex...
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Russia to Participate in South China Sea Drill

Russia will take part in naval military exercises together with its Asia Pacific allies, according to Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov. Speaking on Saturday in Singapore, Antonov announced Russia's planned participation in the May 2016 drills which have a focus on counter-terrorism and naval security. Antonov also said he was concerned about stability in the region, naming the US as the main destabilizing factor. He said that Washington's policies have been aimed against Rus...
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Russia Begins Construction on Iran Nuke Plant

Russia announced on Monday that it would start construction this year on a second nuclear plant in Iran, according to regional reports. Russia’s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation made the announcement early on Monday, stating that it will begin building a second nuclear power plant in Iran’s southern region later this year, according to Iran’s state-controlled Fars News Agency. Meanwhile, an earthquake struck Monday morning near the site of Iran’s current nuclear power plant in Bushe...
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BRICS Nations & the Global Nuclear Power Industry

The BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) are major drivers for the global nuclear power industry was the unanimous view of the panelists at the 7th ATOMEXPO 2015 held here on Sunday. "Forty out of 76 nuclear power plants under construction are in BRICS. Out of the 358 reactors that are operational in the world 86 are in BRICS," Aleksey Khokhlov, partner, PwC Strategy & Services (Rus) said. Speaking on "Nuclear Power Industry in the BRIC countries" he said: "In ...
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