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Egypt to send its first communication satellite into orbit on Friday

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FILE PHOTO: A flag with a company logo is seen during satellite launch company Arianespace annual news conference in Paris, France, January 9, 2018. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann/File Photo CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt will launch its first communication satellite into orbit on Friday, a move it says will improve its communications infrastructure and internet services and attract Read More

Netflix and no chill: Social media panic as streaming platform experiences worldwide outage

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Netflix experienced a mass outage on Thursday, triggering commotion on social media, as thousands were forced to spend time doing things other than binge-watching their favorite TV shows. The streaming platform was “experiencing issues streaming on all devices,” according to a notice on Netflix’s website. In a statement posted on Twitter, Netflix apologized for the Read More

Russia’s Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Europe to start operating in mid-2020

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The Nord Stream 2 project designed to deliver Russian natural gas to Germany and other European customers will start working in the middle of next year, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak said on Thursday. He gave no other details about the exact date of the pipeline’s launch. Earlier, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told reporters Read More

Moscow Region presents its investment potential in New Delhi

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On November 12-14, representatives of the Indian business community had a chance to learn about doing business in Russia firsthand. At the initiative of Moscow Region Governor Andrei Vorobyov, the delegation of Moscow Region visited New Delhi to present business and investment opportunities available in the region and expand cooperation with Indian partners. According to Read More

Kissinger, in Beijing, warns US-China trade war could spark conflict worse than WWI

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Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger told an audience in Beijing on Thursday that China and the United States are in the “foothills of a Cold War,” warning that the current trade war between the two nations could escalate into an armed conflict worse than World War I if left unresolved. Kissinger, who as President Nixon’s Read More

BMW orders more than 10 billion euros’ worth of battery cells

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of BMW is seen at the LA Auto Show in Los Angeles, California, U.S. November 20, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson BERLIN (Reuters) – German carmaker BMW (BMWG.DE) on Thursday said it had ordered more than 10 billion euros’ ($11.07 billion) worth of battery cells from Chinese battery cell maker Contemporary Amperex Technology Read More

US-China tensions could lead to a conflict worse than First World War, Henry Kissinger warns

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Left unchecked, the brewing rivalry between China and the United States could spark a conflict more devastating than the First World War, former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has cautioned. The veteran diplomat and controversial geopolitical thinker told attendees at the New Economy Forum, organized by Bloomberg Media, that tensions between Washington and Beijing Read More

‘Blast-off can’t be timed around a period’: MALE cosmonaut in hot water as he explains why fewer Russian FEMALES make it in space

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A Russian cosmonaut has stepped on the thin ice of gender politics, suggesting that space exploration is too manly a business and can’t depend on women’s menstrual cycles, or on their mundane way of thinking. Sergey Ryazansky, who has endured more than 304 days in space on board a tiny, crammed International Space Station (ISS) Read More

BMW orders more than 10 billion euros’ worth of battery cells

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of BMW is seen at the LA Auto Show in Los Angeles, California, U.S. November 20, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson BERLIN (Reuters) – German carmaker BMW (BMWG.DE) on Thursday said it had ordered more than 10 billion euros’ ($11.07 billion) worth of battery cells from Chinese battery cell maker Contemporary Amperex Technology Read More

Greta Thunberg lookalike in 19th century photo sparks far-flung Twitter theories

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A Greta Thunberg lookalike in a circa-1898 photo of three children from the Yukon went viral this week and had some on Twitter jokingly suggesting that the climate activist is a “time traveler.” The face of the girl in the foreground is so similar to Thunberg that fans facetiously insisted it had to be her. GRETA THUNBERG TO SET Read More