Publication: World Affairs Board

First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 22 mins ago - 1 reports

Turkish Hostages Released.

After the 49 Turkish diplomats and their families were taken captive, the story really died down as Erdogan ordered the media not to talk about it. Please delete the duplicate thread I started on the Europe board, sorry.http://uk.reuters.com/article/ ... [Published World Affairs Board - 9 hours ago]
Entities: Hostage
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

B-1B For Sale! One Owner! As Is, No Warranty

Here is the story about a B-1B bomber and practical joke involving a hardware store 'for sale' sign and great timing. It would have gone down in the annals of unsubstantiated aviation lore if it were not for a news reporter from the local paper and a ... [Published World Affairs Board - 23 hours ago]
Entities: Owner, Bomber, Aviation
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Scotland votes NO for independance

1. As I posted on Facebook....my ancestors at Bannockburn and Culloden would vote AYE. But the 1980s-present me who has serverd with the British Amry off and on since 1981 and have made saveral visits throughout GB would say NAE.2. My Belhaven is safe. ... [Published World Affairs Board - Sep 19 2014]
Entities: Scotland, Wales
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

India by-elections: Setback for ruling BJP

BBC News - Quote: India's Narendra Modi-led BJP has suffered a setback in its first electoral test since its landslide win in May, as votes are counted in recently held by-elections.The party lost eight of the 11 seats in the key state of Uttar Pradesh ... [Published World Affairs Board - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

880 Billion dollar or 60 Lakh Crore scam ?!?!

This has been blowing my mind off and I can't resist but asking if it's true. I came across this while reading about Thorium in India and was dumbstruck and I still am, Can this be true :eek:I would really appreciate anyone who can confirm if this could ... [Published World Affairs Board - Sep 17 2014]
Entities: Thorium, India
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

new 'mini airborne laser'....

Lockheed's New Mini Laser Super Turret Could Change Air Combat Foreversorry for not copying and pasting the article, a lot of other things in the web page.... ... [Published World Affairs Board - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Nellis aggressor squadron being deactivated

Gotta say, these cuts are getting pretty deep, and that's not even touching manning!!! But reading the article, I agree, that F-15's need to play an aggressor role in some capacity, and losing them altogether is a dicey situation.Video:http://content ... [Published World Affairs Board - Sep 15 2014]
Entities: Squadron, F-15 Eagle
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

RIP Dave Lukins :(

This was posted on his Facebook page 5 minutes ago:To all......sadly our Pops,Dave, Peanuts passed away yesterday afternoon. All that know him knew that he had unfortunately suffered from a heart problem for some years now and at this minute we believe ... [Published World Affairs Board - Sep 13 2014]
Entities: Social Media
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Israeli Intelligence Reservists Openly Refuse to Serve

A crisis of conscience on this order of magnitude is going to do serious damage to Israel's image and its ability to manage relations with the West Bank. The timing, just ahead of Gaza talks will weaken Israel's moral position. Essentially the charge ... [Published World Affairs Board - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Manmohan Singh ignored all warnings and let 2G, coal, CWG scams happen

, ex-CAG Vinod Rai saysNEW DELHI: Former comptroller and auditor general Vinod Rai has said former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh knew about the 2G scam, which according to a CAG report had cost the exchequer Rs 1.76 lakh crore. Talking to Times Now's ... [Published World Affairs Board - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Kashmir Floods: Army vehicles pelted with stones while rescue operations underway

Shame on those idiots those that are pelting stones at our Soldiers who are actually trying to rescue them,Quote: J&K floods: Army vehicles pelted with stones in Srinagar; people's anger justified, Omar Abdullah saysSRINAGAR: Terming the flood situation ... [Published World Affairs Board - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Saudi Arabia on Nuclear 'Fast-Track'

LINKQuick down and dirty is that KSA is planning on investing $320 billion over the next 20 years on nuclear and solar power to offset domestic demand for power (50% of their overall consumption is for home cooling and another unmentioned percentage is ... [Published World Affairs Board - Sep 09 2014]

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"Over the years, and particularly in recent years, the unit daily has received appreciation that often takes the form of citations, medals and national-security awards. As for the claims about harm done to innocent people, the process of gaining approval for targets in the army, which is long and meticulous, also takes the topic of uninvolved parties into account."
The BJP on the other hand found merit in what Vinod Rai revealed during the interview. Party spokesman Siddharth Nath Singh said, "It is quite possible what Vinod Rai is saying has merit."
"It (situation) is improving. Water level is receding. I was here three days back and from then to now the water level has come down four to five feet or six feet at some places. So things are improving" he told reporters

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Turkish Hostages Released. [Published World Affairs Board - 9 hours ago]
B-1B For Sale! One Owner! As Is, No Warranty [Published World Affairs Board - 23 hours ago]
Scotland votes NO for independance [Published World Affairs Board - Sep 19 2014]
India by-elections: Setback for ruling BJP [Published World Affairs Board - Sep 18 2014]
880 Billion dollar or 60 Lakh Crore scam ?!?! [Published World Affairs Board - Sep 17 2014]
new 'mini airborne laser'.... [Published World Affairs Board - Sep 16 2014]
Nellis aggressor squadron being deactivated [Published World Affairs Board - Sep 15 2014]
RIP Dave Lukins :( [Published World Affairs Board - Sep 13 2014]
Israeli Intelligence Reservists Openly Refuse t... [Published World Affairs Board - Sep 13 2014]
Manmohan Singh ignored all warnings and let 2G,... [Published World Affairs Board - Sep 11 2014]
Kashmir Floods: Army vehicles pelted with stone... [Published World Affairs Board - Sep 10 2014]
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Saudi Arabia on Nuclear 'Fast-Track' [Published World Affairs Board - Sep 09 2014]
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