Russia’s expanding influence in Central African Republic (CAR), a former French colony, over the past months is not likely to stabilize the country, French Defense Minister Florence Parly told weekly Jeune Afrique.
Any military operation in Syria’s Idlib would bring disaster to the region, Turkey’s Defence Minister Hulusi Akar was quoted as saying on Thursday by state-run news agency Anadolu.
In signs the health care market may be maturing, an analysis of insurance filings shows premiums will rise less than 4 percent on average and companies plan to market more policies in more places.
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The agreement with Greece to rename Macedonia opens a door to unifying all the Balkan states and making all of Europe more secure.
Source: New York Times
Researchers have found ways to stabilize a new battery with a record-high charge capacity. By adding chromium or vanadium to the lithium-manganese-oxide cathode, the battery could enable smart phones and battery-powered automobiles to last more than twice as long between charges.
Source: Science Daily
TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Libya’s conflict cannot be resolved unless the black economy and “predation of public money” are ended, the U.N. envoy to the country said, calling on international actors to target “big traffickers” with sanctions.
Democrats won’t back latest health-insurance stabilization bill because it includes language restricting federal funding of abortions.
Source: USA Today
Bipartisan efforts on Capitol Hill seek to help keep premium prices from rising out of control and undermining the policies available to people who don’t get insurance through their jobs.
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