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Asteroids — SERIAL KILLER?

02.12.2003

 

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Catastrophic asteroid collision with Earth ahead of several large-scale volcanic eruptions in the fight for the title of the biggest killers of life on Earth. The breakthrough led to the re-surfaced two things: a collision that occurred 250 and 65 million years ago. The first mass extinction occurred at the boundary of the Triassic and Permian geological periods — then, according to fossil evidence, had died more than 90% of marine life

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Every third inhabitant of Namibia face hunger due to drought

August 13, 2013. The strongest over the past 30 years, drought struck the country in Southern Africa. According to weather forecasts, rainfall in Namibia in the near future is expected. Nearly a third of the population, according to the UN, is on the verge of a humanitarian disaster.

The UN estimates that more than 700 thousand people in Namibia could face food shortages, reports Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia. Among them — more than 100 million children under five years of age.

"We are faced with the most severe drought in decades, some areas of the country are in a critical

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The largest Australian airline canceled the contract with Boeing for $ 7.2 billion

The largest Australian carrier Qantas Airways Ltd. announced today the cancellation of contracts for the supply of 35 long-haul aircraft 787-9 U.S. corporation Boeing Co.

As representatives of Qantas, the move caused the first in 17 years of annual losses of Australians linked to the rising cost of fuel because of higher prices. Moreover, the problems were associated with an internal conflict with the trade unions, as well as increased competition in the market in the field of international transport. In general, Qantas reported to a loss of $ 245 million Australian dollars, or $ 258 million, for the fiscal

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As Western capitalism was built: the famine and mass murder in the colonies

Only four episodes of colonial history of many such — the West created his well-being at the expense of the colonies, not stopping the massacres of the native population and the destruction of the native economy, leading to outbreaks of mass hunger fighter.

I. Irish skeleton in the closet English[1]

Every Russian Anglomaniac certainly aware of the Magna Charta (which in fact was the only act-giving new privileges great feudal lords, not the dawn of freedom). But it would have cost to expand their horizons, learn and kilkeniyskim statute of King Edward III, whereby broken on the wheel alive

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Ðóíåò 2011: Beautiful figures

Yandex became a partner (provided the video search) Czech Seznam, which is unique in Europe, as well as Yandex holds the advantage in their own internet market by confronting Google. Became aware of the imminent opening of an office in Poland.

The size of the Internet audience Russia ranked first in Europe, ahead of Germany. In September 2011, in runet logged 50.8 million unique visitors.

In August domain. RU ahead of the number of domain registrations in China (. CN) and the European Union (. EU) and moved from sixth to fourth place among the national top-level domains.

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China resolutely opposes sandstorms

China resolutely opposes sandstorms Facts

The problem of conflict sandstorms in Beijing and Tianjin went to the state level. In the next decade (2013-2022 gg.) In the region will try to strengthen the fight against this phenomenon, as well as environmental degradation.

In 2013, the program will include Shanxi Province, which generates most of the sand storms that attack the above two cities. The deeper question is will be engaged in 138 districts of 6 Chinese regions (previously the program operated in 75 districts 5-regions).

Achieve victory over sandstorms trying, landed between 1999 and 2006, about

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Natural disasters have led to a decrease in GDP of Vietnam

September 23, 2013. According to the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), the country annually loses 1.5 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) due to damage to the equipment due to various natural disasters.

Minister Cao Duc Phat made the statement at a seminar on cooperation Vietnam and Japan, dedicated to disaster prevention and management, on Friday.

In a statement referring to the minister reported that according to statistics, in recent years, the frequency of natural disasters has increased and continues to increase. This is explained by the changes taking place with the climate.

Typhoon Linda killed

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Floods in India affected 1.8 million children

Floods in India affected 1.8 million children Natural Disasters

The organization "Save the Children" has estimated that in the current year from three severe floods in the northern part of India, mainly in the state of Assam, affected some 1.8 million children. They, along with their families were displaced.

The first two waves of disasters captured north of the country in late June and early July 2012. Then in the 27 affected districts of India 2.7 million people. The third episode occurred in September, the number of victims has reached 1.5 million Indians. According to estimates of the

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35% of Americans receive government benefits

According to the Senate Committee on the Budget (Senate Budget Committee), in the second quarter of last year, 107 million Americans get all sorts of government aid — not including Medicare and Social Security. It is exactly 10 million more compared to the data of two years ago.

Given that the 2010 census the country inhabited by 308 million people and 107 million of them receive government assistance, it is 35 per cent of the total population.

Today in the federal budget 70 percent of all spending goes on social assistance programs, such as food, affordable housing, student aid and

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RAC MiG has entered into additional agreement with the Indian company for $ 55 million

Russian Aircraft Corporation (RAC) 'MiG' at MAKS-2013 concluded with an Indian company two additional agreements totaling $ 55 million under a general blanket contract with the Air Force of the Republic of India, officials said on Wednesday corporation. 

The Indian company Basant Aerospase Privet Limitee is a partner RAC "MiG" by offset.

"The first contract worth $ 43 million will be created in India service center for regenerative repair of airborne radar" Zhuk-ME "production" Fazotron-NIIR "- said the RAC" MiG ".

The second contract worth $ 12

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