China has been building up its defences along its border with North Korea, a report says, amid tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear programme.
Beijing has established a new border brigade, built bunkers to protect civilians against nuclear blasts, and set up 24-hour surveillance along its frontier, the Wall Street Journal said.
On the surface, the First Crusade looks like something with a simple cause – the hatred of one religious group for another. In reality, the causes were far more complex. A wide range of factors led to Pope Urban II’s call to arms in 1095, and to the eagerness of men to follow his lead.
A Violent Society
The US Department of State has approved a potential sale of Patriot air defense systems to Romania worth USD 3.9 billion.
This was announced by the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency, Sputnik reported.
Syria's six-year conflict has ravaged its infrastructure and caused losses to its economy of $226 billion, according to estimates published by the World Bank on July 10.
The devastating war has killed over 320,000 people and displaced more than half the country's population since it began in March 2011.
Carlos Hathcock was born on May 20, 1942, in North Little Rock, Arkansas. He was the only child of Carlos and Agnes Hathcock. His parents separated so he grew up with his grandmother in Geyer Springs, Pulaski County.
From an early age, he was fond of firearms. His father brought him an old Mauser that he had purchased in Europe and gave it to him when he was three.