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Russia to develop defense project in USA's backyard

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Russian warship docking in Cuba Russia has decided to resume defense cooperation with the country, which remains in a state of a conflict with the United States, even though it is situated very close to US borders. It goes about Cuba. Russia will resume cooperation with this country against the background of the rising tensions in the US-Russian relations. Russia’s defense export giant Rosoboronexport... 

Venezuela pulls Gold Reserves from Western banks

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Soldiers stand guard as an armored truck containing gold reserves arrives to the Central Bank in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday Nov. 25, 2011. Venezuela has begun to repatriate the South American nation’s gold treasures held in Western banks in a move to protect the country against economic crises in the United States and Europe, a report says. The shipment of gold arrived in Venezuela on Friday... 

Drug cartels have incredible power in Mexico and USA

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Drug cartels rule Mexico. Those criminal structures are like transnational corporations. They produce and distribute drugs in Mexico and enjoy their undivided reign in the country. Los Zetas cartel is a special phenomenon in Mexico. The cartel was literally created and developed by US special services. The unique criminal group originally appeared as a military structure. The group appeared to support... 

Mexican Interior Secretary Dies in Helicopter Crash

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Mexican Interior Secretary Francisco Blake Mora has been killed in a helicopter crash on Friday, November 11, 2011. Mexican Interior Secretary Francisco Blake Mora and seven others have been killed in a helicopter crash near Mexico City. “Unfortunately the interior secretary, his collaborators and the helicopter crew were found dead,” government spokesman Alejandra Sota said in a Friday... 

Mexican troops arrest Tijuana drug boss

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Mexicans soldiers guard Juan Francisco Sillas Rocha, a top operative of the Arellano Felix drug cartel, in Mexico City, on November 7, 2011. Mexican army troops have arrested a top operative of the once-powerful Arellano Felix drug cartel in the northwestern state of Baja California. Juan Francisco Sillas Rocha, alias “El Sillas”, and three associates were arrested over the weekend in the... 

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Cured of Cancer

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Doctors treating Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez have confirmed that he has been cured of cancer and enjoys optimal health conditions now, Press TV reports. Doctors at the Military Hospital in Caracas, where Chavez has undergone chemotherapy, have rejected claims of Salvador Navarrete, a Venezuelan surgeon, that the president has an aggressive form of cancer, a Press TV correspondent reported Tuesday. Navarrete... 

Nations condemn Cuba blockade

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Towards the twentieth condemnation of U.S. blockade against Cuba. While the United States intensified its economic blockade against Cuban trade and finance, the UN General Assembly advanced a new condemnation almost unanimously, against this siege, the twentieth in 20 consecutive years. The topic will be considered by the highest organ of the United Nations next Tuesday, when it will vote on a resolution... 

Hugo Chavez has about two years to live

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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who undergoes anti-cancer treatment, may live for not more than two years. This opinion was voiced by Salvador Navarrete, who had been Chavez’s personal surgeon in Venezuela. “When I say this, it means that he has no more than two years left. Judging by the information from his family, Chavez has a tumor in his pelvis, or sarcoma, and this is why he is... 

Central American Heavy rains Leave 66 dead

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Police and rescue volunteers search for victims of a mudslide in El Salvador on Sunday October 16, 2011. Six-day-long torrential rains that have swept Central America and caused great flooding across the region have killed at least 66 people. El Salvador is so far the worst-affected country, having witnessed as many as 27 deaths. The country’s director of civil protection, Jorge Melendez, said... 

"Exploding" Sun Rise in Argentina Stuns Photographer

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The sun appears to be exploding as it rises above the Rio de la Plata in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is likely that the light has been distorted by clouds passing in front of the sun. Click on the image to enlarge it. According to NASA, the photo is not fake and the photographer saw this unusual sun rise with his own eyes, indicating that this effect was caused by neither reflections nor distortions... 

Discovery of World's Largest Virus in Chile Astounds Scientists

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The world’s largest virus has been discovered off the coast of Las Cruces, Chile. Appropriately named Megavirus chilensis, it is about 10 to 20 times larger than the average virus and 6.5% bigger than its nearest competitor, the Mimivirus. The Megavirus measures about .7 micrometers (thousandths of a millimeter) in diameter and is an oddity among its virus brethren, which are usually smaller... 

Colombian Footballer Arrested in Saudi Arabia Over His Jesus Tattoo

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Apparently female driving isn’t the only thing that’s banned in Saudi Arabia. Tattoos, too, are another no-no in the ultra-conservative Middle Eastern nation — a lesson that one man and his family have learned all too well. Juan Pablo Pino, a 24-year-old soccer player from Columbia, was reportedly arrested in Saudi Arabia last Friday. Pino’s apparent offense was walking through a mall, while... 

Primate research to benefit paralyzed

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A new brain implant method enables monkeys to use a virtual arm controlled by the animal's brain. An international team of scientists has developed a new method of brain implantation which may enable the paralyzed to walk again in near future. According to naturenews, researchers at the Duke University in North Carolina have devised a brain implant procedure that enables monkeys to examine virtual... 

Argentina credit rating announced as economy booms

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Rating agency DBRS Incorporated has upgraded its ratings on Argentina´s long-term foreign and local currency securities to “B” from “B (low)”. According to the international report, strong growth in neighboring Brazil -Argentina’s main trade partner- and highly favorable world agricultural commodity prices have led to a strong recovery in 2010-2011 GDP growth. However, the Canadian... 

ALMA takes first pictures of Deepest Space

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The ALMA radio telescope has taken its first photograph of the Antennae Galaxies from the observatory in Chile (pictured) telescope. Click on the image to enlarge it. To boldly show: World’s most expensive telescope takes first pictures of deepest space in quest for more knowledge of outer universe. This is the remarkable first picture taken by the new $1.3billion radio telescope sitting high... 
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