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    Defining days for Obama’s presidency
    Jun24

    Defining days for Obama’s presidency

    AT a moment when the eyes of much of the world are on Greece, one of the most critical moments in Barack Obama’s presidency is also fast approaching. Within a few days, it is possible that the president could secure not just a final, historic nuclear deal with Iran, but also domestic legislation that could enable two potentially...

    US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter says US will temporarily stage one armoured brigade combat team’s vehicles and associated equipment in countries in central and eastern Europe.
    Jun24

    US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter says US will temporarily stage one armoured brigade combat team’s vehicles and associated equipment in countries in central and eastern Europe.

    The United States will deploy heavy weapons in central and eastern Europe for the first time in the midst of the worst stand-off between Russia and the West since the Cold War, triggered by the crisis in Ukraine. Talking to newsmen in Tallinn, US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter said US will temporarily stage one armoured brigade combat...

    Russia sees more tourists despite Ukraine crisis
    Jun24

    Russia sees more tourists despite Ukraine crisis

    MOSCOW: The number of foreign tourists visiting Russia grew by 16 percent in the first quarter compared with a year earlier, helped by a devalued rubl …read more Source: The News...

    Swiss authorities probing FIFA say Garcia report of little help
    Jun24

    Swiss authorities probing FIFA say Garcia report of little help

    LONDON (Reuters) -Swiss authorities investigating whether there was corruption in the awarding of World Cup hosting rights to Russia and Qatar are finding that a report produced by U.S. lawyer Michael Garcia at the end of an internal FIFA inquiry is of little value to their probe, according to a source close to investigations into the soccer...

    U.S. to pre-position tanks, artillery in Baltics, eastern Europe
    Jun24

    U.S. to pre-position tanks, artillery in Baltics, eastern Europe

    TALLINN (Reuters) -The United States will pre-position tanks, artillery and other military equipment in eastern and central Europe, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Tuesday, moving to reassure NATO allies unnerved by Russian involvement in Ukraine.Carter made the announcement a little over 200 km (125 miles) from the Russian border, in...

    US to pre-position tanks, artillery in Baltics, eastern Europe
    Jun24

    US to pre-position tanks, artillery in Baltics, eastern Europe

    The United States will pre-position tanks, artillery and other military equipment in eastern and central Europe, US Defence Secretary Ash Carter said on Tuesday, moving to reassure NATO allies unnerved by Russian involvement in Ukraine. Carter made the announcement a little over 200 km from the Russian border, in the Estonian capital...

    'Normandy' group of foreign ministers call for ceasefire in Donbass – Fabius
    Jun24

    'Normandy' group of foreign ministers call for ceasefire in Donbass – Fabius

    PARIS (Reuters) – The foreign ministers of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine expressed their concerns about the worsening security situation in the Donbass region at a meeting in Paris on Tuesday, France’s Laurent Fabius said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

    US sending tanks and armor to Europe
    Jun24

    US sending tanks and armor to Europe

    The U.S. military will be sending dozens of tanks, Bradley armored fighting vehicles and self-propelled howitzers to allied countries in the Baltics and Eastern Europe in response to Russian actions in the Ukraine. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    International tribunal looks like best chance for MH17 justice
    Jun24

    International tribunal looks like best chance for MH17 justice

    AMSTERDAM: The Netherlands is discussing with its allies an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysian airliner over rebel-held eastern Ukraine last year, sources familiar with the discussions have told Reuters. The chance of a successful prosecution is considered slim at best but the Dutch still hope that, by...

    Putin ‘saved my life’: former Ukraine pres Yanukovych
    Jun23

    Putin ‘saved my life’: former Ukraine pres Yanukovych

    Former Ukraine president Viktor Yanukovych has thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for “saving my life” during the bloody demonstrations that led to his ouster. …read more Source: Global...

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