Friday , 13 December 2019

Tag Archives: spain

Think Twice: Topol-M Nuclear ICBMs Safeguarding Russia

AFP 2016/ ALEXANDER NEMENOV

Russia’s nuclear triad guarantees the nation’s security and sovereignty, RIA Novosti political analyst Alexander Khrolenko notes, adding that Moscow’s Topol-M ICBMs’ test launches demonstrate Russia’s strong defense commitment. Each launch of Russia’s intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) Topol-M shows the country’s strong determination to protect its borders, RIA Novosti political analyst Alexander Khrolenko writes in his article. On January 16 Moscow conducted a successful …

Read More »

At least 79 killed and 178 injured in Spanish rail disaster (video)

A high-speed train has derailed outside Santiago de Compostela in northern Spain, leaving at least 79 people dead and 178 injured. The rail disaster was one of the worst in Spanish history and authorities have warned the death toll may rise. The train, which reportedly had 240 people on board, was en route between Madrid and Ferrol. According to media …

Read More »

Spain taps social security reserve fund to pay pensions

(Reuters) – Spain tapped its social security reserve fund for the second time in a month on Monday, the Labour Ministry said, to help with extra summer pension payments as unemployment and retirement costs deplete government funds. The government turned to the fund for 3.5 billion euros ($4.6 billion) on July 1 then for a further 1 billion euros on Monday. Spanish …

Read More »