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    Nato to boost Romania presence
    Jun14

    Nato to boost Romania presence

    BRUSSELS: Nato will send units to Romania, alliance head Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday, on top of battalions being deployed in the three Baltic states and Poland in response to Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. Nato has undergone a major revamp since the Ukraine crisis and Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014, beefing up its presence...

    Putin, Erdogan in first contact since plane crisis
    Jun14

    Putin, Erdogan in first contact since plane crisis

    ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent a letter to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin marking Russia’s national day, in their first contact since Ankara downed a Russian warplane in November, an official said Tuesday. “We confirm media reports the president sent a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin on the occasion...

    Russia doesn’t Pardon its Betrayers Despite the Ideology: Tarasov
    Jun14

    Russia doesn’t Pardon its Betrayers Despite the Ideology: Tarasov

    Interview with Stanislav Tarasov, Russian political analyst, columnist at Regnum and Rex agencies. Mr. Tarasov, in your opinion why was unveiling of Garegin Nzhdeh statue so strictly accepted by Moscow, particularly on account of the fact, that there is a square in Armenia named after Garegin Nzhdeh, subway station, a bust? Why does generally...

    Germany looks to shore up defense ahead of Poland clash
    Jun14

    Germany looks to shore up defense ahead of Poland clash

    Germany’s Bastian Schweinsteiger in action during International friendly against Hungary at Gelsenkirchen, Germany on Saturday, June 4, 2016. Photo: Reuters EVIAN-LES-BAINS: Germany needs to focus on its defensive deficiencies weaknesses as it prepares to play Poland, top-scorers in qualifying round for the European Championship. The world...

    UN High Commissioner for Human Rights says his Office ready to assist in collection of  objective information on human rights needs in Karabakh conflict affected areas
    Jun14

    UN High Commissioner for Human Rights says his Office ready to assist in collection of objective information on human rights needs in Karabakh conflict affected areas

    In a wide-ranging opening speech to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, before the 32nd session of the Human Rights Council, at which all of the 193 Member States of the United Nations are represented, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein shed a light on “preventable calamities” and worrying...

    Malaysia shuts down first sharia-compliant airline
    Jun14

    Malaysia shuts down first sharia-compliant airline

    Rayani Air, Malaysia’s first Islamic-compliant airline, has been shut down, regulators said Monday, months after it was suspended from flying for breaching aviation regulations. The carrier launched only in December with Muslim flight crew wearing the hijab while non-Muslim members were forbidden from wearing revealing clothing. In-flight...

    Torn between two places, some Crimean athletes may miss Rio
    Jun14

    Torn between two places, some Crimean athletes may miss Rio

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Crimean Artur Ayvazyan won gold in rifle shooting at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, competing under Ukraine’s flag. After Russia’s annexation of …read more Source: Taiwan...

    Russian hooligans see themselves as Kremlin foot soldiers
    Jun14

    Russian hooligans see themselves as Kremlin foot soldiers

    Football Soccer – Euro 2016 – Marseille, France 11/6/16 Police disperse revellers at the old port of Marseille after the England v Russia – Group B match. Photo: REUTERS/FILE MOSCOW: Ultra-nationalist and schooled in their country’s historical grievances, Russian soccer hooligans see themselves as fighting the Kremlin’s geopolitical...

    NATO to deploy 4 ‘robust’ battalions in Baltics, Poland
    Jun14

    NATO to deploy 4 ‘robust’ battalions in Baltics, Poland

    BRUSSELS: NATO will deploy four international battalions to Poland and the three Baltic states as part of the wider pushback against Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, alliance head Jens Stoltenberg said Monday. “We will agree to deploy by rotation four robust multi-national battalions in the Baltic states and Poland,” Stoltenberg told a...

    EU seen extending sanctions on Russia next week – sources
    Jun13

    EU seen extending sanctions on Russia next week – sources

    The European Union is due to extend its economic sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine for six months next week, diplomatic sources said, though this stance could be softened later on. …read more Source: Channel...

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