The Australian government will push ahead for a Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal without the United States and is open to Indonesia, China and others seeking to join the agreement. The trade agreement can go ahead only if at least six of its 12 original members have ratified the agreement. Source: Guardian
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According to Bild, the field officer said during a seminar on May 12th that: “I’m fed up that 200,000 soldiers have been placed under general suspicion because of two crazy guys. The Defence Minister has lost all credibility for me – we need to address that or have a putsch.” Source The Local
A joint project between China and Russia to build a C929 superjet is currently progressingsmoothly through research and development, according to Jin Zhuanglong, chairman ofthe Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC). The fuel-efficient plane will reportedly compete with Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner. Source People’s Daily
Russia is in talks with European countries to determine the entry point of the second line of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline flow, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev told journalists. Source Tass