Mar 25, 2015

Jordan signs $10 billion nuclear power plant deal with Russia

Jordan signed an agreement with Russia on Tuesday worth $10 billion that sets the legal basis for building the kingdom’s first nuclear power plant with a total capacity of 2,000 megawatts. Jordan imports nearly 98 percent of its energy from oil products and crude ...

U.S. officer remembered 30 years after Soviet shooting

Mar 25, 2015

U.S. officer remembered 30 years after Soviet shooting

The Soviets demanded to see U.S. Col. Roland Lajoie. As chief of the U.S. Military Liaison Mission in West Berlin in 1985, Lajoie regularly sent intelligence-gathering patrols into communist East Germany and confrontations were not unusual. This time was worse. a Soviet sentry had ...

Putin reviews war games, says more to come

Mar 25, 2015

Putin reviews war games, says more to come

President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that a recent Russian military exercise has marked the beginning of a series of such drills this year, a show of force that comes amid a bitter strain with the West over Ukraine. Reflecting the tensions, U.S. and other ...

Iran rules out snap inspections of nuclear sites

Mar 25, 2015

Iran rules out snap inspections of nuclear sites

An Iranian official on Tuesday rebuked the chief of the U.N. atomic agency for demanding snap inspections of Iran’s nuclear sites, saying the request hindered efforts to reach an agreement with world powers, state TV reported. The United States and five other world powers ...