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Russian airliner crashes moments after takeoff, killing 71
Feb12

Russian airliner crashes moments after takeoff, killing 71

In this screen grab provided by the Life.ru, the wreckage of a AN-148 plane is seen in Stepanovskoye village, about 40 kilometers from the Domodedovo airport, Russia, Sunday, Feb. 11. (Life.ru via AP)Moscow (AP) — A Russian airliner that had just taken off from the country’s second-busiest airport crashed Sunday, killing all 71 people...

Iran Deploys Revolutionary Guards to Quell “The New Sedition” in Anti-Government Protest
Jan04

Iran Deploys Revolutionary Guards to Quell “The New Sedition” in Anti-Government Protest

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard dispatched forces to Hamadan, Isfahan and Lorestan provinces to tackle “the new sedition.” – TEHRAN – Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards have deployed forces to three provinces to put down anti-government unrest after six days of protests that have rattled the clerical leadership and left 21 people dead. The...

Putin vows to modernize Russia, challengers prepare for race
Dec24

Putin vows to modernize Russia, challengers prepare for race

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev smile during the United Russia party congress in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Dec. 23. (Maxim Shipenkov/Pool Photo via AP)Moscow (AP) — President Vladimir Putin presented his vision for modernizing Russia on Saturday, while some of his challengers in next March’s...

US agrees to send lethal weapons to Ukraine, angering Russia
Dec24

US agrees to send lethal weapons to Ukraine, angering Russia

This Aug. 24, 2017, file photo shows Ukrainian soldiers marching along main Khreshchatyk Street during a military parade to celebrate Independence Day in Kiev, Ukraine. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)Washington (AP) — The Trump administration has approved a plan to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine, a long-awaited move that deepens America’s...

1 year after Berlin attack, anger and questions remain
Dec19

1 year after Berlin attack, anger and questions remain

In this Dec. 20, 2016 file photo, Christmas decorations stick in the smashed window of a truck which ran into a crowded Christmas market in Berlin, Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)Berlin (AP) — Survivors and families of the 12 people killed in last year’s Christmas market truck rampage in Berlin met with Chancellor Angela Merkel for the...

Kremlin says Putin thanked Trump for CIA tip on bombings
Dec18

Kremlin says Putin thanked Trump for CIA tip on bombings

Russian President Vladimir Putin is shown in this Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, file photo. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)Moscow (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin telephoned U.S. President Donald Trump Sunday to thank him for a CIA tip that helped thwart a series of bombings in St. Petersburg, the Kremlin and the White House said. During the call,...

NATO concerned Russian missile system breaks Cold War pact
Dec16

NATO concerned Russian missile system breaks Cold War pact

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Thursday, Dec. 14. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)Brussels (AP) — NATO said Friday that it is concerned about a Russian missile system that could carry nuclear warheads, and which it says could violate a landmark Cold War arms treaty. The U.S.-led...

Trump: ‘I’m with our agencies’ on Russian election meddling
Nov13

Trump: ‘I’m with our agencies’ on Russian election meddling

U.S. President Donald Trump attends a press conference at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi, Vietnam Sunday, Nov. 12. (Kham/Pool Photo via AP)Hanoi, Vietnam (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday said he believes U.S. intelligence agencies, which have concluded that Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. But Trump also said he...

Five Ukraine tanks on way to Thailand
Nov12

Five Ukraine tanks on way to Thailand

A new batch of five more tanks from Ukraine will be delivered late this month as the Royal Thai Army has so far received 31 of the Ukraine-made T84 Oplot tanks, according to an army source. …read more Source: Bangkok...

Trump calls Putin sincere, ex-US intelligence heads ‘hacks’
Nov12

Trump calls Putin sincere, ex-US intelligence heads ‘hacks’

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and U.S. President Donald Trump talk as they arrive for the family photo session during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Danang, Vietnam, Saturday, Nov. 11. (AP Photo/Hau Dinh)Hanoi, Vietnam (AP) — Days before returning home from a whirlwind trip to Asia, President Donald Trump was...

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