December 7, 2021

Russian rescue amid deadly blaze on two cargo ships off Crimea

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From BBC At least 10 people have died in a fire involving two Tanzanian-flagged cargo vessels in the Black Sea near the Kerch Strait, authorities say. Russian rescuers are trying to reach sailors who jumped overboard. Fourteen people have so far been rescued. One ship is a gas tanker, and the fire reportedly followed an […]

Turkey’s oil and gas sector is going to be hard hit by the failed coup

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By Joseph Dutton, The Conversation From Business Insider The Turkish military’s attempted coup to topple president Recep Tayyip Erdogan didn’t last long. The government restored control the following day and soon declared a three-month state of emergency, with more than 60,000 people since arrested or placed under investigation. This isn’t just Turkey’s problem. The country’s pivotal […]

Best US military pictures

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1st 15 of 50 best US military pictures of the year By Barbara Tasch and Jeremy Bender All photos taken by US Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps service members. IMAGES: Thunderbirds fly over Niagara Falls Senior Airman Jason Couillard/US Air Force Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), conduct a high-altitude low-opening (HALO) jump during category […]