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    The end of polio
    Aug20

    The end of polio

    An Afghan health worker administers polio vaccine drops to a child on the second day of a vaccination campaign in Kabul. © SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images) On 11th August 2014, the last ever case of polio in Africa was reported in Somalia. After a three decades-long global programme to eliminate the disease for good, the end is now in sight. Somalia...

    The new Cold War looks a lot like the old Cold War
    Aug19

    The new Cold War looks a lot like the old Cold War

    The 15-year jail sentence imposed on a kidnapped Estonian security official, the escalation of fighting in east Ukraine and political… …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine: A Donbass offensive or a mere provocation?
    Aug19

    Ukraine: A Donbass offensive or a mere provocation?

    Fighting has once again broken out in eastern Ukraine. But despite the escalation, military experts say there’s no indication yet that Russia is preparing a large-scale attack. They say Moscow has another goal. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Bulgaria Moves Closer to Deal with Poland for MiG-29s Repair
    Aug19

    Bulgaria Moves Closer to Deal with Poland for MiG-29s Repair

    Bulgaria’s government approved on Wednesday a draft agreement on defence cooperation with Poland, moving a step closer to a deal for the repair of Bulgarian Air Force MiG-29 fighter jets by Polish military aircraft works. The document provides for cooperation in various areas of military partnership between the two NATO member states...

    NATO expresses “serious concern,” calls for restraint in Ukraine
    Aug19

    NATO expresses “serious concern,” calls for restraint in Ukraine

    Brussels (dpa) – NATO allies called Wednesday on all parties in eastern Ukraine to “de-escalate tensions and exercise restraint,” according to a spokesperson for the military alliance, while expressing “serious concern” at a recent surge in… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine crisis: Soldiers accuse commanders of lying as both warring sides make repeated claims of victories and broken ceasefires
    Aug19

    Ukraine crisis: Soldiers accuse commanders of lying as both warring sides make repeated claims of victories and broken ceasefires

    Rebels and government soldiers in Ukraine have both accused their respective commanders of lying about one of the most significant battles to erupt on the front line in months. …read more Source: The...

    Bulgaria Moves Closer to Deal for Repair of MiG-29s by Poland
    Aug19

    Bulgaria Moves Closer to Deal for Repair of MiG-29s by Poland

    Bulgaria’s government approved on Wednesday a draft agreement on defence cooperation with Poland, moving a step closer to a deal for the repair of Bulgarian Air Force MiG-29 fighter jets by Polish military aircraft works. The document provides for cooperation in various areas of military partnership between the two NATO member states...

    Russia jails Estonian intelligence officer Tallinn says was abducted over border
    Aug19

    Russia jails Estonian intelligence officer Tallinn says was abducted over border

    Russian ties with west hit new low as Estonia says Eston Kohver, sentenced by closed court to 15 years for spying, was seized and taken across border illegally A Russian court has sentenced an Estonian intelligence officer to 15 years in prison, in a case that western officials have called a gross violation of international law.A court in...

    Ukrainian filmmaker tells Russian court he will  ‘suffer or die’ for his beliefs
    Aug19

    Ukrainian filmmaker tells Russian court he will ‘suffer or die’ for his beliefs

    Oleg Sentsov, arrested after Crimea protests, says he was tortured before being charged with terrorism offences his lawyers say are imaginaryA defiant Ukrainian film director told a Russian military court he was ready to “suffer or die” for his beliefs, as prosecutors demanded a 23-year jail sentence for terrorism offences his lawyers say are...

    Russia’s Putin would consider meeting Obama at U.N.
    Aug19

    Russia’s Putin would consider meeting Obama at U.N.

    SEVASTOPOL, Crimea (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin will attend next month’s U.N. General Assembly in New York and would “consider constructively” any request for a meeting there with President Barack Obama, Russia’s foreign minister said on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

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