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    U.S., Ukraine agree to enhance Ukrainian forces, boost cooperation – Pentagon
    Sep08

    U.S., Ukraine agree to enhance Ukrainian forces, boost cooperation – Pentagon

    LONDON (Reuters) – The United States and Ukraine on Thursday agreed to cooperate on defence technology and improve Ukraine’s forces, the Pentagon said, naming former Centcom Commander and retired U.S. General John Abizaid as a senior defence advisor to Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    US-Russia deal on Syria needs ‘true’ ceasefire: Carter
    Sep08

    US-Russia deal on Syria needs ‘true’ ceasefire: Carter

    LONDON: Washington is willing to cooperate with Moscow to end the Syrian conflict but only if there is first a “true cessation” of hostilities, US Defence Secretary Ash Carter said Thursday. Ahead of an expected meeting in Geneva between US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Carter told BBC radio...

    Britain, EU should work together for smooth divorce – UK PM
    Sep08

    Britain, EU should work together for smooth divorce – UK PM

    LONDON: Britain and the European Union should work together to smooth their divorce and forge a new strong relationship, Prime Minister Theresa May told European Council President Donald Tusk on Thursday. May’s spokeswoman said that the two leaders’ first meeting since she became prime minister following the June 23 Brexit vote was...

    Much work needed to improve Ukraine ceasefire, German foreign minister says
    Sep08

    Much work needed to improve Ukraine ceasefire, German foreign minister says

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Thursday that there was still a lot of work to be done to get a ceasefire fully implemented in Ukraine, adding that progress was “urgently needed”. …read more Source: Channel...

    Much work needed to improve Ukraine ceasefire, German foreign minister says
    Sep08

    Much work needed to improve Ukraine ceasefire, German foreign minister says

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Thursday that there was still a lot of work to be done to get a ceasefire fully implemented in Ukraine, adding that progress was “urgently needed”. …read more Source: The...

    Saudi Arabia, Kuwait ‘least friendly countries in world’
    Sep08

    Saudi Arabia, Kuwait ‘least friendly countries in world’

    A report by InterNations that surveyed over 14,000 respondents found Taiwan to be the friendliest country in the world. The ranking was based on ease of settling in and finding friends. Uganda and Costa Rica took the second and third spot respectively. Czech Republic, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait were found to be the least friendly countries. Here is...

    Two years after ceasefire weary Ukraine still at war
    Sep08

    Two years after ceasefire weary Ukraine still at war

    …read more Source: The Indian...

    Russian fighter in ‘unsafe’ intercept of US spy plane — Pentagon
    Sep08

    Russian fighter in ‘unsafe’ intercept of US spy plane — Pentagon

    A Russian fighter jet flew dangerously close to a US spy plane over the Black Sea on Wednesday, the Pentagon said, although Moscow quickly insisted the encounter was within “international rules.” A Russian Su-27 Flanker jet made an unsafe, close-range intercept of a US P-8A Poseidon anti-submarine and intelligence plane conducting “routine...

    Russian fighter in ‘unsafe’ intercept of US spy plane: Pentagon
    Sep08

    Russian fighter in ‘unsafe’ intercept of US spy plane: Pentagon

    WASHINGTON: A Russian fighter jet flew dangerously close to a US spy plane over the Black Sea on Wednesday, the Pentagon said, although Moscow quickly insisted the encounter was within “international rules.” A Russian Su-27 Flanker jet made an unsafe, close-range intercept of a US P-8A Poseidon anti-submarine and intelligence plane...

    Russian jet ‘flew 10ft’ from US plane
    Sep08

    Russian jet ‘flew 10ft’ from US plane

    — Reuters photo The Pentagon says a Russian fighter plane flew within about 10ft (3m) of one of its reconnaissance aircraft operating over the Black Sea. US officials described the intercept by the SU-27 jet on Wednesday as ‘dangerous and unprofessional’. Russia’s defence ministry said the US plane had been approaching Russian...

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