U.S. mans new radar defense site in Turkey

February 27, 2012 - 21:03 AMT   GMT
"We have the forces in place ... at a radar site in southern Turkey," Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling said in an interview in Montenegro.
Frankfurt airport strike resumes

Frankfurt airport strike resumes

February 27, 2012 - 20:52 AMT   GMT
Some 200 workers who oversee tarmac operations are demanding double-digit wage increases from airport operator Fraport.
Asus sheds some official light on its Padfone smartphone

Asus sheds some official light on its Padfone smartphone

February 27, 2012 - 20:44 AMT   GMT
Unfortunately, the price, probably high remains a mystery but Asus did say that Padfone should launch in April.
Ship sinks at Danube as ice melts

Ship sinks at Danube as ice melts

February 27, 2012 - 20:41 AMT  16:41 GMT
Large segments of the international waterway were recently blocked by thick ice as the region faced a deep freeze.
CSTO forces maneuvers to be held Sep 3-8 in 2012

CSTO forces maneuvers to be held Sep 3-8 in 2012

February 27, 2012 - 20:35 AMT   GMT
From Feb. 28-March 1, Yerevan will host first staff talks with the participation of delegations from the CSTO member states.

Russia boosts Syria radar reach to warn of U.S., Israeli attack

February 27, 2012 - 20:30 AMT   GMT
Russia upgraded 2 radars in Syria and Lebanon that could threaten U.S. or Israel’s ability to launch a surprise attack.
Armenian FM, Hong Kong leadership discuss economic issues

Armenian FM, Hong Kong leadership discuss economic issues

February 27, 2012 - 20:22 AMT   GMT
As a part of the tour over Asian countries Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian paid a visit to Hong Kong.
Russia in talks with EU companies to build nuke plant

Russia in talks with EU companies to build nuke plant

February 27, 2012 - 20:17 AMT   GMT
Russia started Baltic Power Plant construction in Kaliningrad in 2010 to combat increasing energy crisis in region.
Ukraine’s ex-PM Yulia Tymoshenko among Nobel nominees

Ukraine’s ex-PM Yulia Tymoshenko among Nobel nominees

February 27, 2012 - 20:15 AMT   GMT
Names put forward this year also include Bradley Manning, U.S. soldier accused of leaking classified material to WikiLeaks.
Costa Concordia sister ship adrift off Seychelles

Costa Concordia sister ship adrift off Seychelles

February 27, 2012 - 20:12 AMT   GMT
The fire broke out near the ship's generators and has now been put out; passengers and crew haven’t been injured.