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    UK foreign minister warns of threat from Russia
    Mar10

    UK foreign minister warns of threat from Russia

    LONDON: Russian actions in Ukraine are undermining the security of nations in Eastern Europe, British foreign minister Philip Hammond is to warn in a speech on Tuesday. His remarks come as NATO prepares for a major exercise in the Baltic states of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, where Russian involvement in an 11-month war in Ukraine has jangled...

    Germany says still far away from a solution to Ukraine
    Mar10

    Germany says still far away from a solution to Ukraine

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Tuesday that a solution to the crisis in Ukraine was still a long way off, and that Ukraine will need significant support given the dire state of its economy. …read more Source: Channel...

    Germany says still far away from a solution to Ukraine
    Mar10

    Germany says still far away from a solution to Ukraine

    SOFIA (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Tuesday that a solution to the crisis in Ukraine was still a long way off, and that Ukraine will need significant support given the dire state of its economy. …read more Source: The...

    Rebel fighters enjoy lull on eastern Ukraine front
    Mar10

    Rebel fighters enjoy lull on eastern Ukraine front

    Uneasy calm and domesticity have settled over rebel positions in the ruins of front-line towns in east Ukraine as steps are taken to observe a fragile cease-fire that each side expects the other to violate with a fresh offensive. Near the charred shell of a tank, destroyed in a recent battle in the village of […] The post Rebel fighters enjoy...

    France mourns for country’s Olympians who died in Argentina helicopter crash
    Mar10

    France mourns for country’s Olympians who died in Argentina helicopter crash

    French Olympic gold medalist, swim champion Callie Muffat . (Reuters) Two helicopters carrying French sports stars filming a popular European reality show crashed in a remote part of Argentina, killing 10 people, including two Olympic medal winners and a sailing champion, authorities said. The helicopters apparently collided in midair Monday near...

    China holds man who ‘sold 500 aircraft carrier images’
    Mar10

    China holds man who ‘sold 500 aircraft carrier images’

    BEIJING: A Chinese man who sold 500 pictures of the country’s first aircraft carrier has been detained in a spying investigation, local media reported, the latest web user allegedly exploited by foreign intelligence agencies. The man, surnamed Zhang, began taking pictures of the Liaoning – a Soviet-era vessel bought from Ukraine – after he...

    France grieves for sportsmen and other citizens lost in Argentina air crash
    Mar10

    France grieves for sportsmen and other citizens lost in Argentina air crash

    Two helicopters carrying French sports stars filming a popular European reality show crashed in a remote part of Argentina, killing 10 people, including two Olympic medal winners and a sailing champion, authorities said. The helicopters apparently collided in midair Monday near Villa Castelli in La Rioja province, about 730 miles (1,170...

    Japan vows to stop gaffe-prone ex-premier visiting Crimea
    Mar10

    Japan vows to stop gaffe-prone ex-premier visiting Crimea

    Japan vowed Tuesday to try to stop a gaffe-prone former prime minister from visiting Crimea to ask its citizens how they feel about being annexed by Russia. A clearly exasperated Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida told reporters the government was trying to prevent Yukio Hatoyama from making the trip, amid fears he might muddy the diplomatic…...

    Carnegie Hall debut cancelled over Nazi anthem
    Mar10

    Carnegie Hall debut cancelled over Nazi anthem

    NEW YORK: A debut at Carnegie Hall meant to showcase a young composer was abruptly cancelled after management realized it featured a snippet of a Nazi German anthem. The New York Youth Symphony was set to premiere the orchestral work on Sunday at the prestigious concert hall but the orchestra’s management removed it, saying that such an...

    Abe, Merkel in accord over Ukraine, ISIL
    Mar10

    Abe, Merkel in accord over Ukraine, ISIL

    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday agreed to co-operate over a peaceful resolution to the conflict in Ukraine and counterterrorism measures against such insurgents as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.”Japan and Germany agreed to take active roles for realizing peace and stability in...

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