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    China launches 1st domestically-made aircraft carrier
    Apr26

    China launches 1st domestically-made aircraft carrier

    BEIJING (AP) — China has launched its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own in a demonstration of the growing technical sophistication of its defense industries. In this photo released by China’s Xinhua News Agency, a newly-built aircraft carrier is transferred from dry dock into the water at a launch ceremony at a shipyard in...

    Pope decries ‘vile’ attack on Syrians in Easter address
    Apr17

    Pope decries ‘vile’ attack on Syrians in Easter address

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — On Christianity’s most joyful day, Pope Francis lamented the horrors generated by war and hatred, delivering an Easter Sunday message that also decried the “latest vile” attack on civilians in Syria. Pope Francis delivers his Urbi et Orbi (to the city and to the world) message from the main balcony of St. Peter’s...

    Trump declares US-Russia relations may be at ‘all-time low’
    Apr13

    Trump declares US-Russia relations may be at ‘all-time low’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Laying bare deep and dangerous divisions on Syria and other issues, President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that U.S. relations with Russia “may be at an all-time low.” His top diplomat offered a similarly grim assessment from the other side of the globe after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow. “Right now...

    Japan and Russia hold talks on security, territorial dispute
    Mar20

    Japan and Russia hold talks on security, territorial dispute

    TOKYO (AP) The foreign and defense ministers from Japan and Russia met in Tokyo on Monday for the first “two-plus-two” talks since Russia’s annexation of Ukraine. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, left, shakes hands with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida at the start of their meeting as a part of Japan-Russia foreign and defence...

    Trump: Allow those into US who ‘want to love our country’
    Feb07

    Trump: Allow those into US who ‘want to love our country’

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump vowed Monday to allow only people who “want to love our country” into the United States, defending his immigration and refugee restrictions as he made his first visit to the headquarters for U.S. Central Command. President Donald Trump speaks to troops while visiting U.S. Central Command...

    US punishes Russia for hacking presidential campaign
    Dec30

    US punishes Russia for hacking presidential campaign

    HONOLULU (AP) — The United States struck back Thursday at Russia for hacking the U.S. presidential campaign with a sweeping set of punishments targeting Russia’s spy agencies and diplomats. The U.S. said Russia must bear costs for its actions, but Moscow called the Obama administration “losers” and threatened retaliation. A month after an...

    Russia examines all possible reasons for Black Sea jet crash
    Dec26

    Russia examines all possible reasons for Black Sea jet crash

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Backed by ships, helicopters and drones, Russian rescue teams searched Sunday for victims after a Russian plane carrying 92 people to Syria crashed into the Black Sea shortly after takeoff. Investigators said they were looking into every possible cause for the crash, including a terror attack. Candles are placed around a...

    As Aleppo falls, Trump faces test on posture toward Russia
    Dec14

    As Aleppo falls, Trump faces test on posture toward Russia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Aleppo’s fall to Syrian government forces is shaping up as the first major test of President-elect Donald Trump’s desire to cooperate with Russia, whose military support has proven pivotal in Syria’s civil war. The death and destruction in the city is only renewing Democratic and Republican concern with...

    Gorbachev says US was short-sighted on Soviets
    Dec13

    Gorbachev says US was short-sighted on Soviets

    MOSCOW (AP) — As the Soviet Union was breaking up 25 years ago, Mikhail Gorbachev expected the United States and its Western allies to provide vital aid. The former Soviet president thinks their failure to offer significant help wasted a chance to build a safer world and resulted from short-sighted gloating at a Cold War rival’s demise. In...

    Countries OK world’s largest marine reserve in Antarctica
    Oct28

    Countries OK world’s largest marine reserve in Antarctica

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The countries that decide the fate of Antarctica reached an historic agreement on Friday to create the world’s largest marine protected area in the ocean next to the frozen continent. In this Jan. 26, 2015 photo, pieces of thawing ice are scattered along the beachshore at Punta Hanna, Livingston Island, in the...

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