It honeycombed itself with civil defense shelters during the Cold War and today around 65,000 remain on standby, dotted around its sparsely populated territory.
April 2011 marks the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Civil War, which began when Confederate forces opened fire upon Fort Sumter in () [Voltaire Network]
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Before the Syrian civil war. According to Shabiha privately interviewed by The Star in 2012, the Shabiha were established in the 1980s by Namir al-Assad, President Hafez al-Assad’s cousin, and Rifaat al-Assad, the former president’s man.
The Canadian government is expelling four Russian diplomats working in Canada. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said the move is in “solidarity” with the United Kingdom over the nerve agent attack in Salisbury.
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BOSTON – Governor Charlie Baker, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito and Administration and Finance Secretary Kristen Lepore joined the Rescue League of Boston (ARL) to highlight significant changes in state regulations as part of the Baker-Polito Administration’s extensive regulatory review process, including …