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Worst refugee crisis since WWII: United Nations
Jun15

Worst refugee crisis since WWII: United Nations

A Syrian refugee drinks water after crossing into Turkey from the Syrian town of Tal Abyad. (Source: Reuters) Eleven million people were uprooted by violence last year, most propelled by conflict in Syria, Iraq, Ukraine and Afghanistan. Conflict and poverty have also pushed thousands out of parts of sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia. A look...

‘US plans to store heavy arms in Baltic, E Europe’
Jun14

‘US plans to store heavy arms in Baltic, E Europe’

The United States plans to store heavy military equipment in the Baltics and Eastern European nations to reassure allies made uneasy by Russian intervention in Ukraine, and to deter further aggression, a senior US official said on Saturday. “We will pre-position significant equipment,” the official said, commenting on a New York Times report that...

Poland says in talks with US on storing heavy weapons (AFP)
Jun14

Poland says in talks with US on storing heavy weapons (AFP)

Warsaw (AFP) – Poland said on Sunday it is in talks with the United States on the possibility of Washington storing heavy weaponry on Polish soil, as regional tensions run high over Russia and the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

US to send arms to E.Europe
Jun14

US to send arms to E.Europe

The US plans to store heavy military equipment in Baltic and Eastern European nations to reassure allies made uneasy by Russian intervention in Ukraine, and to deter further aggression, a senior US official said on Saturday. …read more Source: Global...

AFP reporter injured in east Ukraine shelling (AFP)
Jun14

AFP reporter injured in east Ukraine shelling (AFP)

Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – A local reporter working for Agence France-Presse (AFP) covering the war in eastern Ukraine was injured in the leg by shrapnel on Sunday in the separatists’ de facto capital Donetsk. …read more Source: The West...

U.S. plans to store heavy arms in Baltic, Eastern Europe: source
Jun14

U.S. plans to store heavy arms in Baltic, Eastern Europe: source

WASHINGTON – The United States plans to store heavy military equipment in the Baltics and Eastern European nations to reassure allies made uneasy by Russian intervention in Ukraine, and to deter further aggression, a senior U.S. official said on Saturday. “We… …read more Source:...

US plans to store heavy arms in Baltic, Eastern Europe to counter Russia in Ukraine
Jun14

US plans to store heavy arms in Baltic, Eastern Europe to counter Russia in Ukraine

The United States plans to store heavy military equipment in the Baltics and Eastern European nations to reassure allies made uneasy by Russian intervention in Ukraine, and to deter further aggression, a senior US official said on Saturday. “We will pre-position significant equipment,” the official said, commenting on a New York Times...

US plans to store heavy arms in Baltic, Eastern Europe – source
Jun14

US plans to store heavy arms in Baltic, Eastern Europe – source

The United States plans to store heavy military equipment in the Baltics and Eastern European nations to reassure allies made uneasy by Russian intervention in Ukraine, and to deter further aggression, a senior US official said on Saturday. …read more Source:...

One Ukrainian serviceman killed as eastern attacks intensify (Reuters)
Jun14

One Ukrainian serviceman killed as eastern attacks intensify (Reuters)

KIEV (Reuters) – A Ukrainian serviceman was killed and 21 were wounded in separatist attacks in the past 24 hours, the Ukrainian military said on Sunday, as both sides accused the other of intensifyin… …read more Source: The West...

One Ukrainian serviceman killed as eastern attacks intensify
Jun14

One Ukrainian serviceman killed as eastern attacks intensify

KIEV (Reuters) – A Ukrainian serviceman was killed and 21 were wounded in separatist attacks in the past 24 hours, the Ukrainian military said on Sunday, as both sides accused the other of intensifying attacks despite a four-month-old ceasefire deal. …read more Source: The...

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