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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....

Germany threatens US rift over Russia pipeline
Jun19

Germany threatens US rift over Russia pipeline

Germany and Austria have urged the US not to impose sanctions on Nord Stream 2 (NS2), a Russian gas pipeline, in stark terms that spoke of ending joint action on Ukraine. The German and Austrian foreign ministers, Sigmar Gabriel and Sebastian Kurz, voiced their anger in a joint statement on Thursday (15 June). They said the “threat of illegal...

U.S. senators reach deal on Russia sanctions
Jun13

U.S. senators reach deal on Russia sanctions

U.S. senators reached an agreement on Monday on legislation imposing new sanctions on Russia, including a provision that would prevent the White House from easing, suspending or ending sanctions without congressional approval. The agreement, to be filed as an amendment to an Iran sanctions bill, is intended to punish Russia over issues including...

The 10 most dangerous countries for tourists (photos)
Jun08

The 10 most dangerous countries for tourists (photos)

The World Economic Forum recently released its Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report, which analyses the state of the travel and tourism sectors in 136 countries. The WEF also ranked the safety of each of those countries. This ranking measures the extent to which a country exposes tourists and businesses to security risks mainly related to...

U.S. may withdraw from United Nations Human Rights Council
Jun06

U.S. may withdraw from United Nations Human Rights Council

On Friday, The Washington Post published an op-ed by U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley in which she condemned the way in which the Human Rights Council (HRC) operates. Haley wrote that Venezuela and Cuba having seats on the Human Rights Council is an affront to the international body, as both nations are rampant abusers of human...

US Sen. McCain: Putin a bigger threat than ISIS
May30

US Sen. McCain: Putin a bigger threat than ISIS

Russian President Vladimir Putin is a bigger threat to world security than the Islamic State group, US senator John McCain has told the ABC. The Republican also admitted in an exclusive interview with 7.30 that President Donald Trump sometimes made him “nervous”. During a visit to Canberra, Senator McCain said Mr Putin was the “premier and most...

Tusk: EU and USA agree on Russia for the most part
May25

Tusk: EU and USA agree on Russia for the most part

The President of the European Council, Donald Tusk expressed the view that the US and the EU agreed on a number of issues, following his meeting with US President Donald Trump in the presence of European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker. “We discussed a number issues regarding foreign policy, security, the climate and trade”, Mr. Tusk...

Russia’s new T-14 Armata tank to be operational in 2020 (video)
May24

Russia’s new T-14 Armata tank to be operational in 2020 (video)

Russia’s new main battle tank, the T-14 “Armata,” is slated to become operational in 2020. The advanced third generation tank will replace older Soviet-era designs and is set to be a formidable opponent to NATO designs including the American M1A2 Abrams. According to The Diplomat, the T-14 Armata will enter service in 2020 with the 1st...

Ten countries you didn’t know were at War (video)
May21

Ten countries you didn’t know were at War (video)

Most of us know about the ongoing armed conflict in the Middle East at large, and more specifically in Syria and Iraq, or in the eastern provinces of the Ukraine. But technically speaking these are not considered wars in the legal sense. No recognised state has officially declared open war on any other in these two regions. It would surprise you...

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