Two tourists charged with vandalism for spray painting graffiti on a wall in northern Thailand face up to 10 years in prison if found guilty, police said on Friday.
Ferry operator Stena Line, which owns three UK ports, warns of disruption to food imports.
GDP figure shows weakest expansion since depths of global financial crisis
Growth in the world’s second-largest economy cooled as Beijing battles rising financial threats.
When Russia’s conventional armed forces remained weak and outdated in the years following the Cold War, it attached a high priority to its nuclear weapons as the cornerstone of its defence. As Statista’s Niall McCarthy notes, the country has now embarked on an ambitious plan to modernize its entire military under the 2011-20 state armament program.
Alongside conventional systems, Russia is upgrading its intercontinental ballistic missiles and strategic bombers. A recent Sipri report has revealed how much Russia is paying for its nuclear weapons.
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In 2010, the country spend just under $7 billion on nuclear weapons (13.4 percent of total military spending) and by 2016, that had increased to just under $11 billion (13 percent of total spending).
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After ten years, Danielle LiVolsi shares why it made sense for her and her husband Kevin to found NuttZo, a nut butter and protein bar company, at the same time that they started the nonprofit organization Project Left Behind.