Posts Tagged ‘successor’

Hubble’s high-tech successor: Huge new alien-hunting telescope unveiled by NASA (PHOTOS)

The agency’s new big space observatory has been plagued with delays and cost overruns since it was announced in 2009, doubling its initial price tag to now reach some $9.7 billion (and counting) with an additional seven-year launch delay. The mission is expected to launch in March 2021.  Engineers gently lowered the telescope onto the […]

Netanyahu sees ambassador to US or Mossad chief as possible successor

   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently said he sees the head of the Mossad intelligence agency or Israel’s ambassador to the United States as his prospective successor after he bows out of political life, according to a report on Thursday. “There are two people I consider fit to lead the State of Israel — Yossi […]

‘Unique guy’ Juncker says selection of his successor for EU chief was ‘not very transparent’

“The process was not very transparent,” Juncker told a news conference in Helsinki on Friday when asked for comment on the selection of von der Leyen and others for top EU jobs in a torturous three-day negotiation. Not sparing words of praise for his own selection, Juncker said: “But the process that led to my […]

‘Hot podium guy for PM’: Twitter hails unlikely successor to Theresa May

   Over a dozen Tories are clambering to take over the top spot from Theresa May, but the British public appears to be backing an unlikely (and undeclared) candidate for PM: ‘hot podium guy’. An unsuspecting sound engineer appeared before the press gathered outside No. 10 Downing Street on Friday morning to finalize the setting […]

Despite overwhelming evidence that the USA supports ISIS they try to blame Putin

The Art of Blaming Russia for Everything … “Putin is the Real Power behind ISIS” In American politics the nation of Russia, especially as personified in its leader Vladimir Putin, becomes all things to all men. To many American “leftists”, Russia is a violently nationalist country that ruthlessly suppressed minority groups. To some on the  ”American […]

Iran allocates $6b for petchem, refinery projects

TEHRAN, Dec. 21 (Shana) – Director of investment in Iran’s National Petrochemical Company (NPC)said the National Development Fund has allocated the sum of 6 billion dollars for petrochemical and refinery projects. “Financing of projects from the fund will be expedited after SWIFT is back,” Amir Hassan Fallah told Shana. He said Japanese, South Korean, and […]

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