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A Russian Ghost Submarine, its U.S. Pursuers and a Deadly New Cold War

 Russian attack submarine

October 20, 2017  The Wall Street Journal

The Krasnodar, a Russian attack submarine, left the coast of Libya in late May, headed east across the Mediterranean, then slipped undersea, quiet as a mouse. Next, it fired a volley of cruise missiles into Syria. Continue reading A Russian Ghost Submarine, its U.S. Pursuers and a Deadly New Cold War

Jacinda Ardern is New Zealand’s new – and youngest – Prime Minister

Jacinda Ardern

October 19, 2017  SkyNews

The charismatic 37-year-old has drawn comparisons to other young leaders such as Emmanuel Macron and Justin Trudeau.

New Zealand is getting a new government after a month of deadlock following elections, with Jacinda Ardern becoming the nation’s youngest leader. Continue reading Jacinda Ardern is New Zealand’s new – and youngest – Prime Minister

Anti-Corruption Blogger Killed by Huge Bomb in Malta

Daphne Caruana Galizia

October 16, 2017  Reuters

VALLETTA (Reuters) – Daphne Caruana Galizia, Malta’s best-known investigative journalist, was killed on Monday when a powerful bomb blew up her car, police said, in a case that stunned the small Mediterranean island. Continue reading Anti-Corruption Blogger Killed by Huge Bomb in Malta