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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Germany has ordered some 350 Puma tanks - considered to be the most expensive at about $9.3 million each - as well as other up-to-date vehicles of its class, to revamp the national forces. But it turns out that soldiers may be too tall to fit inside the German war machines due...
As Turkey has become the latest target for US trade barriers, facing US sanctions against top ministers, forcing Ankara to reconsider its purchasing of advanced US weapons. The Anatolian country’s leaders have indicated they are beginning to look elsewhere, feeling like the US is trying “to make Turkey surrender in all...
The Russian Aerospace Forces carried out a powerful attack against the Jihadist rebels in the western countryside of Aleppo in Syria. According to a military communique, the Russian Aerospace Forces strategically bombed a weapons depot and headquarters belonging to the Turkish-backed Jabhat Tahrir Souriya unit inside the west Aleppo town of Urum...
According to a new study, the US opioid epidemic ravaging American communities has cost over $1 trillion since 2001, and may exceed another $500 billion over the next three years. The health systems research and consulting organization, Altarum examined US mortality data between 2001 and 2017. The greatest financial cost of the opioid epidemic is in lost earnings and productivity losses...
The US sanctions against Turkey could also impact European markets, if Ankara can not come up with measures to defend its currency. Some years ago IMF and US sanctions against Venezuela caused the Bolivar currency to crash and created huge inflation. But the Turkish Central Bank said it is ready to take...