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Thursday, December 13, 2018
Afghan authorities want to provide farmers with an alternative means of income, other than growing opium, by turning to the world’s most expensive spice. Saffron production has risen to record levels this year in the country, hitting 13 tons. The official figures showed that saffron cultivation has increased to 6,200 hectares...
Venezuela has welcomed the arrival of Russian Black Jack strategic bombers as an opportunity to demonstrate its resolve to defend the oil- and mineral rich nation against possible foreign military intervention. The Tu-160 bomber, which they had just flown over the Atlantic Ocean to reach the Caribbean shores in order to take part...
All the King's Horses & All the King's Men Won't Put May Together Again. The Brexit crisis is coming to a head, as UK Prime Minister Theresa May traveled to Brussels this morning for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other European leaders. May has not yet rescheduled the vote on Brexit after postponing it...
As France still struggles to get a grip on the massive protests that have been raging through the country for weeks, President Emmanuel Macron has admitted that the country is in a state of “economic emergency.” Macron, addressed the nation and called for “support” for the French economy. His address...
NATO foreign ministers have agreed to activate the military alliance’s program of advice and assistance for Bosnia-Herzegovina, despite Bosnian Serb objections to membership. Meeting in Brussels, the ministers invited Bosnia to submit its first annual national program of political, economic, and defense reforms aimed at bringing aspiring countries into line...