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Burma Army Commander Pledges Successful Elections

"Any disturbance to stability of the state and prevalence of law, any armed pressure or any threats for voting won't be allowed in the general election"

Airlines Adopt Two-in-the-Cockpit Rule After Germanwings Crash

Numerous airlines hastily changed their policies Thursday to require that two crew members be in the cockpit at all times, after the co-pilot of a Germanwings flight apparently deliberately crashed a plane, killing 150 people, after having locked out the captain. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration for many years has required that at least two…

Shi’ite Militias Reportedly Back Out of Iraq Campaign After U.S. Airstrikes

The withdrawing militias represent roughly a third of the 30,000-strong government-led forces

Oil Markets Blow Yemen Crisis Out of Proportion

There's no need for markets to overreact as Yemen is not a significant player in the oil industry

Airlines Keep Fuel Savings for Themselves

As long as flights are full, there’s no incentive for airlines to cut prices

Why the U.S. Is Fighting Besides Iran in Iraq and Against It in Yemen

Tehran and Washington share an interest in re-establishing state authority in Iraq, but in Yemen their agendas diverge

German Pilots Cast Doubt on Blaming of Co-Pilot for Crash

German pilots reacted with anger and confusion on Thursday after French and German statements said the co-pilot on the Germanwings crash earlier this week deliberately slammed the plane into the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board. Stunned at the revelations, some pilots believe that the authorities are eager to find a culprit to…

National Guard Soldier Arrested For Trying To Join ISIS

His cousin, accused of plotting an attack on a U.S. military base, was also arrested Wednesday

The Founding Father of Singapore

Lee Kuan Yew gave the city-state prosperity, at the cost of freedom

Pilot ‘Deliberately’ Crashed Plane into Mountainside

"What I can say is that he voluntarily allowed the plane to descend, to lose altitude"

Lee Kuan Yew

Singapore's stern and brilliant founding father put his stamp on Asia

China Challenges America’s Financial Leadership

Washington wants its allies to stay away from the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Doctors Can’t Explain Why People in Kazakhstan Are Falling Asleep For Days

A town's residents will fall asleep suddenly for a period lasting from two to six days and wake up with memory loss

Saudi Arabia Masses 150,000 Troops to Support Airstrikes in Yemen

The conflict risks becoming a proxy war between Shiite Iran and Sunni Muslim states

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