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Buccinatormyia gangnami flies, the nectar-feeding species named after 2012 PSY hit 'Gangnam Style', were harmless & mimicked wasps to keep predators away.
Russian voters are looking beyond President Putin and Putinism for solutions to everyday problems.
The elections for Moscow City Duma, the legislative body that passes laws and agrees on the budget for the Russian capital, will be held on 8 September.
In the most intense surge in violence since 2014 between Gaza and Israel, 27 people have been killed in the last four days.
India will participate in a dialogue on Afghanistan in the presence of Taliban representatives hosted by Russia in Moscow.
Amid rising tensions in the region, China launched its first indigenously built aircraft carrier, expanding its fleet to two such vessels. China plans for a fleet of six such aircraft carriers. The launching is a key milestone in China’s effort to build a “blue water” navy capable of projecting power beyond the country’s immediate coast and protecting increasingly far-flung interests, said Bloomberg. China’s first aircraft carrier was constructed by the Soviet Union and refitted by the Chinese. The new carrier is slightly larger. The launch comes as tensions between North Korea and the United States over Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programs recently dragged Beijing into the debate. The US Army began installing the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system onto a golf course in Seongju, South Korea, as a response to the North Korean threat. http://bit.ly/2py5qaB https://bloom.bg/2ph3Rv0 ETHNIC NATIONALISM, TINGED WITH BIGOTRY “A virulent nationalism, tinged with bigotry, is on the rise across much...