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Egypt’s court halts presidential decree reinstating parliament + Related Articles

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 Comments off

Egyptian parliament reconvenes, defying army

Egypt parliament reconvenes defying army order

Egypt’s court halts presidential decree reinstating parliament

 

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Media ship-storm over Russian vessels ‘bound for Syria’ – RT

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 Comments off

The MV Alaed, a multipurpose twin-deck cargo vessel was stopped by the UK-based marine insurer the Standard Club (Image from femco.com)

A Russian cargo ship stopped near Scotland has been forced to turn back to home shores as the UK-based insurer withdrew the vessel’s cover. Western media are mired in speculation over alleged Russian supplies to Syria. Read more…

Russia and China pull together to counter US Asia drive – RT

Wednesday, June 6, 2012 Comments off

Chinese sailors march pass the Russian destroyer Admiral Vinogradov berthed at a naval base in Qingdao, northeastern China on April 23, 2012 (China Out/AFP Photo).

President Vladimir Putin has said Russia will cement its military alliance with China, including an increase in joint exercises in the Asia-Pacific. The move follows a US pledge to step up its naval presence in Asia in a bid to extend its influence. Read more…