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    US expels 2 Russian officials after diplomat attack
    Jul09

    US expels 2 Russian officials after diplomat attack

    Diplomatic relations between US and Russia remain constraint despite co-operation on several issues. (Representational Picture) The United States has expelled two Russian officials in retaliation over an “unprovoked” attack on its diplomat by a Russian policeman outside the US embassy in Moscow last month. “On June 17, we expelled two Russian...

    UN launches global warning site to publish attacks on commercial airlines more quickly
    Jul09

    UN launches global warning site to publish attacks on commercial airlines more quickly

    In response to downing to recent events such as downing of Commercial airlines Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine last year UN aviation wing has launched the global warming system. A UN website launched as part of a global response to the downing of a Malaysian airliner in 2014 will post warnings about potential attacks against aircraft more...

    NATO takes over US-built missile shield, amid Russian suspicion
    Jul09

    NATO takes over US-built missile shield, amid Russian suspicion

    NATO heads of state and other leaders participate in a family photo at the NATO Summit in Warsaw, Poland July 8, 2016. REUTERS WARSAW: NATO took command of a US-built missile shield in Europe on Friday after France won assurances that the multi-billion-dollar system would not be under Washington’s direct control. The missile shield, billed...

    NATO agrees to reinforce eastern Poland, Baltic states against Russia
    Jul09

    NATO agrees to reinforce eastern Poland, Baltic states against Russia

    US President Barack Obama delivers remarks on recent police-involved shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota after arriving ahead of a NATO Summit in Warsaw, Poland July 8, 2016. REUTERS WARSAW: NATO leaders agreed on Friday to deploy military forces to the Baltic states and eastern Poland for the first time and increase air and sea patrols to...

    Ukraine health minister held over alleged bribery scheme
    Jul09

    Ukraine health minister held over alleged bribery scheme

    KIEV: Ukraine’s security service said on Friday it had arrested the deputy health minister for allegedly running a bribery scheme that saw patients pay extra money for operations and other essential treatment. Deputy Health Minister Roman Vasylyshyn becomes the most prominent figure detained since the appointment of a new government in...

    NATO leaders gear up for threats from Russia, south
    Jul09

    NATO leaders gear up for threats from Russia, south

    WARSAW, Poland — NATO leaders geared up Friday for a long-term standoff with Russia, ordering multinational troops to Poland and the three Baltic states as Moscow moves forward with its own plans to station two new divisions along its western borders. Alliance Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said that on the first day of a landmark two-day...

    US expelled two Russian officials after ‘attack’ on US diplomat
    Jul09

    US expelled two Russian officials after ‘attack’ on US diplomat

    The United States expelled two Russian officials on June 17 in response to what it described as a Russian policeman’s attack on a US diplomat in Moscow earlier in the month, the State Department said. “On June 17, we expelled two Russian officials from the United States in response to this attack,” State Department spokesman John Kirby told...

    Obama downplays Brexit impact at NATO summit
    Jul09

    Obama downplays Brexit impact at NATO summit

    WARSAW: US President Barack Obama insisted Friday Brexit would not harm transatlantic unity but warned against a bitter divorce undermining security in the face of a resurgent Russia. Britain’s shock vote to leave the European Union dominated Obama’s final NATO summit, which comes at what he called the most critical time for the...

    World › Obama urges NATO to stand firm against Russia despite Brexit
    Jul09

    World › Obama urges NATO to stand firm against Russia despite Brexit

    U.S. President Barack Obama urged NATO leaders on Friday to stand firm against a resurgent Russia over its seizure of Crimea from Ukraine and said Britain’s vote to leave the European Union should not weaken the Western defense alliance. In an article in the Financial Times newspaper as he arrived… …read more Source: Japan...

    Obama warns against ‘adversarial’ Brexit negotiations
    Jul08

    Obama warns against ‘adversarial’ Brexit negotiations

    US President Barack Obama on Friday warned it was in no one’s interest that talks on Britain leaving the European Union be drawn out or difficult. “No one has an interest in protracted, adversarial negotiations,” Obama said after meeting European Council head Donald Tusk and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker at a NATO summit...

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