The Dragon and the Bear: Xi, Putin form power duo at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Beijing

The Dragon and the Bear: Xi, Putin form power duo at APEC

AFP

Beijing (AFP) – China’s authoritarian President Xi Jinping and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin share similar views on issues from human rights to Mikhail Gorbachev, in an increasingly close personal relationship that mirrors their countries’ converging interests.

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Eerily Beautiful Abandoned Places [Ship Cemetery]

Ship Cemetery

Eerily Beautiful Abandoned Places [Ship Cemetery]

Mauritania’s second-largest city is home to the world’s largest ship graveyard. The city’s port is home to more than 300 rusted vessels, as corrupt officials took bribes from boat owners, allowing them to abandon their ships.

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