News Bulletin: 9/10/2015
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This week has been full of events, especially in the Middle East. While political analysts are guessing which Middle Eastern nation will side with Russia and Iran in Syria, Russia launches its naval airstrikes on ISIS targets. However, many Western officials believe that it’s not exclusively ISIS targets whom Russia is targeting with its bombings, while NATO officials have noticed “troubling escalation of Russian military activities” in Syria.
Meanwhile, the U.K. will be sending its troops to the Baltic states to deter the Russian aggression in the region, according to Defense Secretary Michael Fallon.
But let’s not burden ourselves with bad news: 211 new species have been found in Himalayas, including funny-looking sneezing monkeys.
- UK sends troops to the Baltic states – Michael Fallon.
- Highlights of the Conservative conference 2015: As it happened.
- Scottish workers will get control over income tax in 18 months.
- Russia has launched naval airstrikes on ISIS targets in Syria.
- NATO officials warn against “troubling escalation of Russian military activities” in Syria.
- 211 new species found in Himalayas, including sneezing monkeys.
- German exports plummet amid China’s economy decline.
- Deutsche Bank warns investors of net losses for the third quarter.
- Volkswagen US boss admitted he had been aware of the emissions cheating of the vehicles.
- FIFA’s Sepp Blatter is facing suspension for 90 days.
- Rio Olympic Games in 2016: raging crime on the city’s beaches a year before the Olympics.
- Does Rafael Nadal still have what it takes to win this year’s China Open?
- Daniel Craig wants to move on from Bond, says he’s doing another Bond movie only “for the money.”
- Stephenie Meyer swapped characters’ genders for Twilight’s 10th anniversary.
- Is Matt Damon’s The Martian as good as Interstellar?
- You will soon be wearing 3D-printed Adidas shoes.
- Google: Android Auto will not be spying on you.
- Android’s new update Marshmallow: when will you get it?
THIS TIME IN HISTORY
- October 7: in 2003, actor Arnold Schwarzenegger became California governor, the most populous state in the U.S. with the world’s fifth-largest economy.
- October 5: in 1947, U.S. President Harry Truman gave the first-ever televised presidential address from the White House.
- October 4: in 1957, the USSR launched Sputnik, the world’s first artificial satellite.
Images: Flickr/ UK Ministry of Defence, Alexei Nikolsky/RIA-Novosti | MYC Bulletin Writer: Polina Tikhonova