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    Loew rues bad Badstuber luck after latest injury
    Feb14

    Loew rues bad Badstuber luck after latest injury

    Germany’s coach Joachim Loew reacts during their Euro 2016 qualification match against Poland in Frankfurt, Germany, September 4, 2015. Photo: Reuters BERLIN: Germany’s coach Joachim Loew has described Holger Badstuber’s run of injuries as “unbelievable” after the Bayern Munich centre back’s hopes of playing at Euro 2016...

    Germany presses Russia, Ukraine to implement peace deal
    Feb13

    Germany presses Russia, Ukraine to implement peace deal

    MUNICH: Germany’s foreign minister pressed for progress on a year-old peace plan for eastern Ukraine as he met Saturday with senior officials from Russia, Ukraine and France, saying he hopes that Moscow and Kiev realize that they don’t have forever to implement the deal. After the effort in Munich to push forward diplomatic efforts,...

    Russian PM: West rekindling the Cold War
    Feb13

    Russian PM: West rekindling the Cold War

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (left) and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier arrive at the Security Conference in Munich, Germany, on Saturday, February 13, 2016. Photo: AP MUNICH: Russia’s prime minister accused the West on Saturday of rekindling the Cold War, telling a meeting of top defense officials, diplomats and...

    Biden, Poroshenko discuss reforms needed in Ukraine: White House
    Feb13

    Biden, Poroshenko discuss reforms needed in Ukraine: White House

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko (L) and US Vice President Joe Biden pose for the media prior to meeting on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, January 20, 2016. REUTERS WASHINGTON: US Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko spoke by phone for the second consecutive day on Friday to...

    Russia keeps bombing despite Syria truce; Assad vows to fight on
    Feb13

    Russia keeps bombing despite Syria truce; Assad vows to fight on

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (L) and U.S. Foreign Secretary John Kerry (2L) attend the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) meeting in Munich, Germany, February 11, 2016, together with members of the Syrian opposition and other officials. REUTERS MUNICH/AMMAN: Major powers agreed on Friday to a pause in combat in Syria, but Russia...

    Putin praises Russian military over Crimea maneuvers
    Feb11

    Putin praises Russian military over Crimea maneuvers

    MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin says the Russian military in Crimea has proven its capability during war games this week. Putin spoke during Thursday’s conference call with his top military leaders, who were overseeing maneuvers on the Black Sea Peninsula that Russia annexed from Ukraine in March 2014. The drills in Crimea are part of a...

    Pentagon seeks $583 billion budget for 2017; Republicans say not enough
    Feb10

    Pentagon seeks $583 billion budget for 2017; Republicans say not enough

    U.S. President Barack Obama listens to remarks during his meeting with Italian President Sergio Mattarella in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington February 8, 2016. REUTERS WASHINGTON: The Pentagon on Tuesday proposed a $582.7 billion defense budget that emphasizes emerging threats from Russia, China and Islamic State rebels, but the...

    EU to unveil new energy plan today
    Feb10

    EU to unveil new energy plan today

    A European Union (EU) flag flutters outside the Athens’ Stock Exchange in Athens, Greece, on Monday, August 3, 2015. Photo: AP Brussels, February 9 The European Union (EU) will unveil on Wednesday plans to give it power to examine energy contracts that European states sign with countries outside the bloc, amid concerns about Europe’s...

    Poland scraps deal
    Feb05

    Poland scraps deal

    WARSAW: Poland has decided to scrap the $3 billion deal for 50 Airbus utility helicopters and will buy only a few aircraft from the European firm, Rzeczpospolita reported on Thursday citing defence sources. The move, coming months before a NATO summit in Warsaw where Poland is expected to seek more allied presence on its territory, could strain...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko sees increased risk of open war with Russia
    Feb03

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko sees increased risk of open war with Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko gestures during a news conference in Kiev, Ukraine, January 14, 2016. REUTERS BERLIN: The risk of open war between Russia and Ukraine is greater than it was a year ago and Russian President Vladimir Putin has begun an “information war” against Germany, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told the German...

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