UK: Military Training in Russian Schools Evokes Soviet Days

The return of basic military training in Russia’s secondary schools highlights an increasingly militarized atmosphere in Russia, the British Defense Ministry said Sunday in its daily intelligence update on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. ...

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Sunday, 29 January 2023
3 Dead, More than 800 Injured in Iran Earthquake

In northwestern Iran, three people were killed and more than 800 injured Saturday in a 5.9 earthquake centered near the city of Khoi in the West Azerbaijan province, near the border with Turkey. The injured have been transferred to hos ...

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Sunday, 29 January 2023
How people live through -50�C winters in Yakutia

Extreme cold temperatures that seem unthinkable to most are an ordinary thing in this region of Russia. At this temperature, people still repair pipes and even worry about global warming. Yakutia is the largest (covering 3 time zones) ...

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Sunday, 29 January 2023
December inflation reported to rise 5.1% in Singapore

SINGAPORE: In December, Singapore saw its key consumer price gauge rise 5.1 percent, higher than predicted, official data said. However, the core inflation rate, excluding private road transport and accommodation costs, remained unchan ...

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Sunday, 29 January 2023