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    Pentagon Chief Ash Carter urges balanced approach to Russian aggression
    Jun22

    Pentagon Chief Ash Carter urges balanced approach to Russian aggression

    US Defense Secretary Ash Carter is expected to give a speech in Berlin, travel to Estonia, and attend a NATO defense ministers’ meeting this week.. (AP Photo) Defense Secretary Ash Carter said the US and NATO need to have a “strong but balanced” approach to Russia, and he questioned whether Moscow’s “backward-looking” aggressive...

    Transit of gas via Ukraine “of strategic importance”: European Commission VP
    Jun22

    Transit of gas via Ukraine “of strategic importance”: European Commission VP

    The transit of gas via Ukraine is of strategic importance and needs to be maintained even in the future, European Commission Vice-President for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic said at the GLOBSEC security forum here on Sunday. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-06/22/c_134345034.htm target=_blank...

    3 killed as clashes grip Ukraine ahead of talks
    Jun22

    3 killed as clashes grip Ukraine ahead of talks

    Ukraine on Sunday reported the deaths of two soldiers while pro-Russian rebels accused Kiev’s forces of killing a civilian in clashes preceding crunch talks aimed at ending the 15-month war. Kiev military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said two government troops died and six were wounded in shelling across swathes of the eastern separatist...

    MH17 crash: Malaysia to hold memorial service
    Jun22

    MH17 crash: Malaysia to hold memorial service

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia is scheduled to hold a memorial service in Kuala Lumpur next month to remember the 298 people who were onboard the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which crashed in eastern Ukraine last year.Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai said he would present a re.. …read more Source: India...

    After midnight in the library, Putin sets out his world view
    Jun21

    After midnight in the library, Putin sets out his world view

    ST PETERSBURG, Russia: It was two minutes before midnight when Russian President Vladimir Putin finally entered the meeting room in the Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library, more than three hours late, to be interviewed by a dozen exhausted journalists. His retinue seemed wearily accustomed to the late-night regimen, but Putin himself – after...

    Pentagon Chief Ashton Carter Seeks NATO Spending Boost to Counter Russia
    Jun21

    Pentagon Chief Ashton Carter Seeks NATO Spending Boost to Counter Russia

    US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter will visit his European counterparts this week to take stock of cooperation with NATO in the wake of Russian aggression in Crimea and Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Two Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours – Ukraine military
    Jun21

    Two Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours – Ukraine military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Two Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and six wounded in the past 24 hours in separatist eastern territories, the Ukrainian military said on Sunday, describing an increase in fighting near the strategic port city of Mariupol. …read more Source: The...

    After midnight in the library, Putin sets out his world view
    Jun21

    After midnight in the library, Putin sets out his world view

    ST PETERSBURG, Russia – It was two minutes before midnight when Russian President Vladimir Putin finally entered the meeting room in the Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library, more than three hours late, to be interviewed by a dozen exhausted journalists.His retinue seemed wearily accustomed to the late-night regimen, but Putin himself –...

    Says govts should recommit to providing refuge and safety to those who have lost everything to conflict.
    Jun21

    Says govts should recommit to providing refuge and safety to those who have lost everything to conflict.

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged governments and societies around the world to recommit to providing refuge and safety to those who have lost everything to conflict. The ongoing conflict in Syria, as well as crises in Iraq, Ukraine, South Sudan, Central African Republic, north-eastern Nigeria and parts of Pakistan have led...

    MH17 Crash: Malaysia to Hold Memorial Service
    Jun21

    MH17 Crash: Malaysia to Hold Memorial Service

    Malaysia is scheduled to hold a memorial service in Kuala Lumpur next month to remember the 298 people who were onboard the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which crashed in eastern Ukraine last year. …read more Source:...

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