A view of the Russian aircraft carrier Kuznetsov in the Syrian ...
Jan 9th, 2012
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Modestly successful in his lifetime, then relatively forgotten, Vermeer was rediscovered in the 19th Century. He has since become regarded as a grand master. (Source: Huffington Post)... [Full Article]
Speak Russian or be silent. Nationalist lawmakers want to ban foreign languages at the workplace - a rule that would leave some foreigners speechless, from menial laborers from former Soviet states to Western business executives in suits and ties. Two deputies from flamboyant ultranationalist Vladimir Zhirinovsky's party introduced a bill on T... [Full Article]
Emirates Airline's appetite for aircraft purchases will not cease, the airline's president Tim Clark told AFP Monday a day after the Dubai-based carrier ordered 200 planes from Boeing and Airbus. The Middle East's largest airline keeps expanding to meet the ambitions of Dubai which aspires to cement its status as a major travel hub, ... [Full Article]
(Reuters) - U.S. wireless operators on Wednesday fought back against an accusation from the New York State attorney general that they refused to install software that would act as a "kill switch" to discourage theft of smartphones. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sent letters to top executives of AT&T Inc, Verizon Wireless... [Full Article]
European leaders should "hang their heads with shame" over their treatment of Syrian refugees fleeing the country's brutal conflict, rights group Amnesty International said on Friday. "An international failure: The Syrian refugee crisis", the charity states that European Union (EU) member states have only offered around 12,... [Full Article]