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    Istanbul airport attack: Death toll rises to 42
    Jun30

    Istanbul airport attack: Death toll rises to 42

    Turkey pointed the finger of blame at Islamic State jihadists Wednesday after suicide bombers armed with automatic rifles attacked Istanbul’s main international airport, killing 42 people, including foreigners. Witnesses described scenes of terror and panic on Tuesday evening as the attackers began shooting indiscriminately and then blew...

    Putin lifts Turkey restrictions after Erdogan call
    Jun30

    Putin lifts Turkey restrictions after Erdogan call

    President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday lifted restrictions on travel to Turkey after mending ties with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, seven months after Ankara downed a Russian jet, triggering a raft of sanctions. Following his first call with Erdogan since the incident, Putin announced that Moscow’s ban on charter flights and...

    “After Brexit reconceptualization and expansion of Armenia-Great Britain military-political relations is possible”
    Jun30

    “After Brexit reconceptualization and expansion of Armenia-Great Britain military-political relations is possible”

    Interview with Eduard Abrahamyan, expert on NATO strategy, intelligence, security and strategy researcher at the Leicester University (United Kingdom), fellow at Policy Forum Armenia, based in Washington, DC. Mr. Abrahamyan results of the referendum in Great Britain shocked the international community. In your opinion, what happened and what may...

    Four Afghans Among Victims of Istanbul Attack
    Jun30

    Four Afghans Among Victims of Istanbul Attack

    Four Afghans are among those killed in triple bombings at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport on Tuesday, Afghan Consulate General Mali Quraishi said on Thursday. He added that two other Afghans were wounded in the attack. Quraishi did not provide further details in this regard. The death toll from Istanbul attack rose to 41 dead and 230 injured on...

    Putin mends ties with Turkey, lifts tourism ban
    Jun30

    Putin mends ties with Turkey, lifts tourism ban

    MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday lifted restrictions on travel to Turkey after mending ties with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, seven months after Ankara downed a Russian jet, triggering a raft of sanctions.` Following his first call with Erdogan since the incident, Putin announced that Moscow’s ban on charter...

    Situation in Ukraine remains ‘volatile,’ warns UN official
    Jun30

    Situation in Ukraine remains ‘volatile,’ warns UN official

    Unless urgent action is taken in Ukraine to separate sides and remove heavy weaponry, wide spread hostilities in the country could re-escalate, a senior United Nations human rights official Wednesday warned. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    US accuses Russia of wrong naval signals
    Jun30

    US accuses Russia of wrong naval signals

    The United States on Wednesday accused Russia of deliberately displaying the wrong naval signals and interfering with a US aircraft carrier in the Mediterranean Sea, in the latest salvo about a June incident that both countries blame on each other. Captain Danny Hernandez, spokesman for US European Command, said the Russian warship Neustrashimy...

    Russia vows to counter Nato build-up
    Jun30

    Russia vows to counter Nato build-up

    MOSCOW: Russia’s defence minister on Wednesday rebuked Nato for bolstering its military presence in eastern Europe and vowed Moscow will take countermeasures. “The US and other Nato members continue to build their military potential, first and foremost in countries neighbouring Russia,” defence minister Sergei Shoigu was quoted as saying by...

    Italy, Netherlands offer to share UN council seat
    Jun29

    Italy, Netherlands offer to share UN council seat

    Dutch Ambassador to the United Nations Karel van Oosterom (centre) Speaks to Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni (Seated, centre) while Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders (left) and Italian Ambassador to the United Nations Sebastiano Cardi (right)listen after the fourth round of voting during the election of five non-permanent members of...

    Russia agrees to talks with NATO after Warsaw summit – France
    Jun29

    Russia agrees to talks with NATO after Warsaw summit – France

    Moscow has agreed to a Russia-NATO council after the alliance’s summit in Warsaw next month, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said on Wednesday, as both sides seek to defuse military tensions exacerbated by the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Channel...

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