Wednesday, 15 August, 2018

Month: April 2018

The Cygnus Constellation

The Cygnus Constellation

Cygnus is a northern constellation lying on the plane of the Milky Way, deriving its name from the Latinized Greek word for swan. The swan is one of the most recognisable constellations of the northern summer and autumn, and it features a prominent asterism known as the Northern Cross. Cygnus was among the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd-century astronomer Ptolemy,

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Sanctions Risk Casts Shadow Over Myanmar’s Opening To The West

Sanctions Risk Casts Shadow Over Myanmar’s Opening To The West

The prospect of new international sanctions against Myanmar’s military—accused by the U.S. and the United Nations of ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims—is looming just 18 months after Washington lifted most longstanding economic restrictions against the country. Myanmar officials and Western diplomats say the Rohingya crisis has already damped hopes for an

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