Turkey is blocking Austria's participation in NATO's programs in connection with the blocking by Vienna of Turkey's accession to the EU, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday.
Russian Ka-52 "Alligator" attack helicopters will get a new guidance system for artillery armament which has been developed with the use of "space" technology, the Russian Space Systems company said.
University of Western Australia researchers have found cowpea seed beetles are engaged in a brutal evolutionary reproductive arms race – male penises grow ever more jagged, and female vaginas are becoming increasing shielded via toughened tissue. It's a saucy battle in which there can be no winners, and no defeats.
Researchers have uncovered a new digital vulnerability that threatens millions of internet users worldwide – attack via subtitles. By crafting malicious subtitle files, which are then downloaded by an unsuspecting victim’s media player, attackers can take complete control over any type of device.
Fearing China's ambitious One Belt, One Road initiative, the US is aiming to revive two major infrastructure projects in South and Southeast Asia where India may play a key role. One of the projects was advocated by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during her visit to Chennai in 2011.
Countries that want to participate in the joint Moscow-Ankara Turkish Sstream project may face "serious problems," German DWN newspaper wrote. According to the media outlet, Washington is likely to create obstacles to the new ambitious energy project and will seek to prevent the emergence of yet another gas route from Russia to Europe.
On Tuesday, NATO began the final stage of its Spring Storm 2017 large-scale exercise in Estonia. The last stage of the drills involved American M1A2 Abrams tanks, British Challenger 2 tanks and German Leopard tanks, as well as various types of infantry combat vehicles and artillery systems.
Last weekend, Mid-Eastern sources claimed Norwegian soldiers had entered Syria from Iraq's Anbar province. This was neither confirmed nor refuted by Norwegian defense officials, leaving a big question mark over Norway's alleged presence in the Syrian border region, which was recently attacked by the US forces.
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