Scotland business 20 December 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-business-46630321 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Scottish-based transport company Stagecoach has pulled out of the US. The firm, which has its headquarters … [Read more...] about Stagecoach pulls out of United States
YEREVAN, DECEMBER 19, ARMENPRESS. Members of the US Congressional Armenian Caucus have written a letter to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urging to develop bilateral relations with Armenia and cooperation in various sectors. Below is the full text of the letter, as reported by ANCA. “Dear Secretary Pompeo: We write to express our interest in transforming the United States-Armenia Joint Economic Task Force (USATF) into a platform for sustained strategic dialogue on the direction of our nation's increasingly impactful bilateral partnership with Armenia, based upon our shared interests, common values, and the enduring friendship between the American and Armenian peoples. In the wake of Armenia's recent political transition, capped by this past week's free and fair Parliamentary elections, Armenia has emerged as a model of democratic development, far outperforming many other states in the post-Soviet space and setting an international standard for the peaceful, civil … [Read more...] about Congressmen call on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to upgrade United States-Armenia relations
19 Dec From the section Dundee Utd Share this with Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/46613268 Read more about sharing. Dundee United have confirmed United States-based businessman Mark Ogren has bought a controlling stake in the club.Ogren, whose business interests span oil services, software and real-estate, has acquired 85.61% of the issued share capital in Dundee United Football Company Ltd, previously owned by Mike Martin and James Fyffe.Ogren becomes chairman, with Martin also stepping down as a board director. Fyffe and David Dorward remain directors at the club.United currently sit third in the Scottish Championship, five points behind leaders Ayr United, having lost in the promotion play-offs in the past two campaigns.A club statement said Ogren's acquisition, after several months of talks, "provides Dundee … [Read more...] about Dundee Utd: United States-based businessman Mark Ogren buys controlling stake in Scottish Championship club
Ollie Neas for The Spinoff OPINION: Rocket Lab made history on Sunday as its first ever mission for NASA made orbit from the Mahia Peninsula. The mission was the first dedicated launch of miniature satellites, or CubeSats, for NASA by a commercial launch provider. But this was not the only reason the Educational Launch of Nanosatellites (ELaNa)-19 was historic. It was also the first time a satellite for a US defence agency was launched from New Zealand. Although described as an "educational" mission, ELaNa-19 included a satellite that will conduct research for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, the Pentagon agency which develops cutting-edge technology for the US military. Rocket Lab aims to launch a rocket every week by 2020 NZ's Rocket Lab successfully puts NASA satellites in orbit ACC joins Rocket Lab's multimillion dollar investment round DARPA's involvement with this satellite, called the SHFT-1, has not been publicly disclosed by Rocket Lab. Nor does it … [Read more...] about Has Rocket Lab made New Zealand a launch pad for United States defence satellites?
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced this week that a military incursion east of the Euphrates river was going to happen "within days." The imminent offensive will be Turkey's fourth major operation in Syria after Euphrates Shield, Olive Branch and the establishment of observation posts around Idlib. This time around, the Turkish forces will target the designated terrorist organization PKK's Syrian affiliate, the People's Protection Units (YPG), which has been under U.S. protection. Although the next mission's objective is different, Turkey's approach hasn't really changed. Turkish officials explained in advance what they intended to do in Syria. They have informed the public about ongoing diplomatic contacts with their relevant military counterparts and underscored their determination to act. At home and abroad, it was made clear that Turkey was committed to this particular course of action. The Turkish decision to move came after Russia publicly accused the United States of … [Read more...] about The United States must take a step back in Syria