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The collapse of Cyprus reunification talks: Imposition of sanctions against Turkey is long overdue
Jul20

The collapse of Cyprus reunification talks: Imposition of sanctions against Turkey is long overdue

By Constantine Tzanos, Contributor Nuclear engineer, PhD* July 7, 2017, marked the failure of another effort to solve the over 40-year-old problem of the division of Cyprus. Turkey, in defiance of the international law, refused to terminate its military occupation of Northern Cyprus. In 1960, Cyprus was granted independence from British rule...

Two tourists killed in Egypt knife attack (photos)
Jul14

Two tourists killed in Egypt knife attack (photos)

Two tourists have been killed and four others wounded after a knife attack at an Egyptian Red Sea resort in Hurghada. The attacker has been arrested and is currently being interrogated to determine his motives, Egypt’s Interior Ministry said. The two women who have died are believed to be Ukrainian but no further details have been given. An...

Nemtsov’s murderer gets 20 years from Russian court
Jul13

Nemtsov’s murderer gets 20 years from Russian court

A Russian court sentenced a man convicted of murdering opposition leader Boris Nemtsov to 20 years in jail on Thursday and handed terms of between 11 and 19 years to four other men convicted of being his accomplices. Nemtsov, one of President Vladimir Putin’s most vocal critics, was murdered in 2015 as he walked across a bridge near the...

Greece takes part in NATO “Sea breeze” exercise in Ukraine (videos)
Jul11

Greece takes part in NATO “Sea breeze” exercise in Ukraine (videos)

Three NATO guided missile warships are set to exercise with Ukrainian forces in the Black Sea later this month, a U.S. Navy official told USNI News on Monday. Guided missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG-64) and guided missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG-66) transited the Bosphorus Strait over the weekend and will join 16 other countries as part of SEA...

Russian military conducts large airstrike test in the West
Jul07

Russian military conducts large airstrike test in the West

Russia’s westernmost forces finished a 5,000-strong drill quite literally with a bang. The drill ended with a massive practice airstrike using four different kinds of warplanes in a joint assault, state news agency Itar-Tass reported Thursday, citing Russia’s Western Military District. The exact number of jets was not given though...

NATO says non-US 2017 defence spending to rise 4,3%
Jun29

NATO says non-US 2017 defence spending to rise 4,3%

European NATO allies and Canada will increase defence spending this year by 4.3 percent, alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday, amid pressure from President Donald Trump to spend more. “In 2017 we foresee an even greater annual real increase of 4.3 percent. That is three consecutive years of accelerating defence spending,” Stoltenberg...

Chinese navy launches new type destroyer (video)
Jun28

Chinese navy launches new type destroyer (video)

China’s increasingly powerful navy launched its most advanced domestically produced destroyer on Wednesday, at a time of rising competition with other naval powers such as the United States, Japan and India. The first 10,000-ton Type 055 entered the water at Shanghai’s Jiangnan Shipyard on Wednesday morning, the navy said in a...

Cyber attacks sweeps across Russia and Asia
Jun28

Cyber attacks sweeps across Russia and Asia

A major global cyber attack disrupted computers at Russia’s biggest oil company, Ukrainian banks and multinational firms with a virus similar to the ransomware that infected more than 300,000 computers last month . The rapidly spreading cyber extortion campaign, which began on Tuesday, underscored growing concerns that businesses have...

Ukrainians remanded for trafficking illegal cigarettes
Jun21

Ukrainians remanded for trafficking illegal cigarettes

Authorities confiscated 1,557,200 contraband cigarette packets found on board the Goldendri – a Tanzanian-flagged freight ship, which was detected this week off the southern coast of Crete – and remanded six Ukrainian crew members. …read more Source:...

Creepiest forests in the world! (photos)
Jun21

Creepiest forests in the world! (photos)

Green, lush forests are associated with fresh air, a clean environment and a healthy life. The charm and beauty of trees makes us feel much more closer to nature. But let’s forget about the enchanting forest for a minute and focus on some of the creepiest forests in the world. These emit a very different feeling of eeriness and fear....

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