Baltic states fear 'hybrid warfare' from former Russian masters

Sep 2, 2014

Baltic states fear 'hybrid warfare' from former Russian masters

Nervously eyeing Russian naval maneuvers and military flights near their borders, the three ex-Soviet Baltic states fear they may emerge as the next geopolitical flash point after Ukraine in a confrontation that could test their cherished Western ties. With U.S. President Barack Obama heading ...

Militants lampooned by Arab satire

Sep 2, 2014

Militants lampooned by Arab satire

The bumbling young militant first drops the rocket launcher on the toes of his boss before taking aim and firing toward a military checkpoint outside of an Iraqi town — not realizing he’s fired it backward at his leader. The “Looney Tunes”-style cartoon targeting ...

Tea for tuna; enchanting eclairs; Haitian investment

| Sep 2, 2014

Tea for tuna; enchanting eclairs; Haitian investment

New products Tea for tuna In collaboration with Ninben Co., Kachikaihatsu Co. is selling original packages of “katsuobushi odashi” (fermented and smoked skipjack tuna) for drinking at its Best Western hotels in Japan from August. The drink releases strong aromatic flavors of katsuobushi when ...

Sep 2, 2014

TV forecasters imagine climate change in 2050

Imaginary television weather forecasts predicted floods, storms and searing heat from Arizona to Zambia within four decades, as part of a United Nations campaign on Monday to draw attention to a U.N. summit this month on fighting global warming. “Miami South Beach is under ...