Beijing Vows To ‘Take All Necessary Measures’ To Protect Sovereignty In South China Sea

BEIJING/MANILA (Reuters) – China vowed to take all necessary measures to protect its sovereignty over the South China Sea and said it had the right to set up an air defense zone, after rejecting an international tribunal’s ruling denying its claims to the energy-rich waters. Chinese state media called the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the […]

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East Germany’s old ours transformed into new pond district

Despite a 2.2 bn regeneration programme, the Lusatian Lake District project, on land once occupied by the GDRs industrial heartland, remains relatively unknown to non-east Germans. So we took a tour This was once one of the dirtiest areas in East Germany, says Sren, my tour guide from IBA Tours, as our motorcycles swoosh through […]

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Ryan Zinke: Why we shrunk the monuments

( CNN) Across our great land, objects of culture and historic significance tell the story of our nation. From the Statue of Liberty to the birthplace of George Washington, preserving our American heritage entails protecting these objects. In 1906, President Teddy Roosevelt signed the Antiquities Act , dedicating the President power to extol objects on […]

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