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    Russia mulls restoring military bases in Vietnam and Cuba
    Oct07

    Russia mulls restoring military bases in Vietnam and Cuba

    Russia is considering plans to resume its military presence in Vietnam and Cuba where Moscow earlier had military bases; Russian news agencies quoted Russian Deputy Defence Minister Nikolai Pankov as saying on Friday. “We are dealing with this issue,” the agencies quoted Pankov as saying in the State Duma lower house of Russia’s parliament....

    French Senate to urge lifting sanctions against Russia
    Oct07

    French Senate to urge lifting sanctions against Russia

    French Senate will urge to lift sanctions on Russia. …read more Source:...

    US charges six soldiers with selling military equipment overseas
    Oct07

    US charges six soldiers with selling military equipment overseas

    WASHINGTON: Eight people, including six soldiers, have been charged with stealing more than $1 million worth of sensitive US Army equipment and selling the gear on eBay to buyers in Russia, China and other countries, the Justice Department said on Thursday. The soldiers, from Fort Campbell in Tennessee and Kentucky, stole the equipment from the...

    US soldiers charged for selling $1M of sensitive equipment to Russia, China and Kazakhstan
    Oct07

    US soldiers charged for selling $1M of sensitive equipment to Russia, China and Kazakhstan

    WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM – Six US Army soldiers and two civilians have been charged with stealing and selling restricted military equipment to buyers in other nations, including in Russia, China, Ukraine and Kazakhstan, the US Department of Justice said in a press release on Thursday, Sputnik reports. …read more Source:...

    Rafael Nadal stuns French Mannarino to reach Beijing quarters
    Oct07

    Rafael Nadal stuns French Mannarino to reach Beijing quarters

    BEIJING (AFP) – Home favourite Zhang Shuai cruised past Simona Halep to book a quarter final place at the China Open on Thursday in rain-hit Beijing.Zhang overpowered fifth-ranked Halep in less than a hour, beating her 6-0, 6-3 to delight the home crowd in the Chinese capital.It was a day of upsets as Elina Svitolina ousted top seed...

    Election in Georgia seen as test of stability after violence
    Oct07

    Election in Georgia seen as test of stability after violence

    TBILISI: A close parliamentary election in Georgia on Saturday is being seen as a test of stability in the ex-Soviet state after a car bombing and a shooting marred the run-up to the vote. Criss-crossed by strategically important oil and gas pipelines and traditionally buffeted between Russia and the West, a fifth of Georgian territory remains...

    UN Security Council nominates Portugal’s Guterres as UN chief
    Oct06

    UN Security Council nominates Portugal’s Guterres as UN chief

    UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council on Thursday unanimously backed Antonio Guterres, the former prime minister of Portugal who was the UN’s refugee chief for a decade, to be the next secretary-general. During a closed-door meeting, the 15 council members adopted a resolution formally presenting Guterres as their choice to be the world´s...

    Putin to discuss Syria, Ukraine in Paris on October 19: reports
    Oct06

    Putin to discuss Syria, Ukraine in Paris on October 19: reports

    MOSCOW – President Vladimir Putin will visit Paris on Oct. 19 to discuss the situation in Syria and Ukraine with his French counterpart Francois Hollande, Russian news agencies quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Thursday. … …read more Source:...

    Putin to discuss Syria, Ukraine in Paris on Oct. 19 – reports
    Oct06

    Putin to discuss Syria, Ukraine in Paris on Oct. 19 – reports

    President Vladimir Putin will visit Paris on Oct. 19 to discuss the situation in Syria and Ukraine with his French counterpart Francois Hollande, Russian news agencies quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Thursday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Putin to discuss Syria, Ukraine in Paris on Oct. 19 – reports
    Oct06

    Putin to discuss Syria, Ukraine in Paris on Oct. 19 – reports

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin will visit Paris on Oct. 19 to discuss the situation in Syria and Ukraine with his French counterpart Francois Hollande, Russian news agencies quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

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