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    How Syria is becoming a test bed for high-tech weapons of electronic warfare
    Oct10

    How Syria is becoming a test bed for high-tech weapons of electronic warfare

    The relationship between Russia and the West is becoming increasingly dangerous with potential flashpoints developing in both eastern Europe and Syria. After repeated incursions into Turkish airspace by Russian warplanes on bombing raids over Syria, NATO’s secretary general Jens Stoltenberg warned Moscow that it stands ready to “defend all...

    Ukrainian forces and rebels clash despite truce
    Oct10

    Ukrainian forces and rebels clash despite truce

    Pro-Russia rebels say Ukrainian army fire kills one person and wounds another in their stronghold of Donetsk. …read more Source: AL...

    Saudi Arabia’s last best chance may be an alliance with Israel
    Oct10

    Saudi Arabia’s last best chance may be an alliance with Israel

    Given its location, resources and religious significance, Saudi Arabia should have developed into one of the world’s great powers: a Norway in the Middle East, perhaps, or a South Korea on the Arabian Peninsula. At the very least, someone at the top should’ve realized the good times wouldn’t last—eventually the oil would run...

    ‘Wrong time’ for long-awaited Russia-Japan peace treaty talks: US
    Oct10

    ‘Wrong time’ for long-awaited Russia-Japan peace treaty talks: US

    It’s not the time for business as usual with Russia because of Ukraine and Syria, US State Department spokesman John Kirby claimed, commenting on recent talks on a World War II peace treaty between Moscow and Tokyo. “Again, we still maintain that, broadly speaking, it’s not time for business as usual with Russia on Ukraine,” Kirby...

    Russia, Ukraine fail to reach deal on Kiev debt to Moscow, talks to continue
    Oct10

    Russia, Ukraine fail to reach deal on Kiev debt to Moscow, talks to continue

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Artists give Kiev colorful makeover
    Oct10

    Artists give Kiev colorful makeover

      Olga Shylenko     IN  a mural splashed across a four-story building in central Kiev, a small boy nonchalantly throws paper planes. The peaceful image is just one example of the colorful street art springing up across the Ukrainian capital, reflecting a new mood of optimism in a city once criss-crossed by barricades....

    Groups slam Ukraine for slow polio response
    Oct09

    Groups slam Ukraine for slow polio response

    KIEV: Global health groups accused Ukraine on Friday of being critically late and ineffective in responding to Europe’s first polio outbreak since 2010. The World Health Organisation (WHO) confirmed in late August that two Ukrainian children had been crippled by the virus in the former Soviet state’s southwestern Zakarpattya region....

    Ukraine’s Naftogaz sends prepayment to Russia for gas
    Oct09

    Ukraine’s Naftogaz sends prepayment to Russia for gas

    Ukrainian state-run energy firm Naftogaz has transferred a prepayment to Russia for gas supplies and plans to buy 2 billion cubic meters (bcm) in October, a spokeswoman for the company said on Friday. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Europe should not take orders from US on Russia ties: Juncker
    Oct09

    Europe should not take orders from US on Russia ties: Juncker

    The European Commission’s president says Europe should not take orders from the United States when it comes to its relations with Russia. According to Russia Today, Jean-Claude Juncker said: “We can’t let our relationship with Russia be dictated by Washington.” He said: “Russia must be treated decently,” stressing, “We must make...

    Ukraine leader says he hopes ‘fragile truce’ will hold
    Oct09

    Ukraine leader says he hopes ‘fragile truce’ will hold

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko struck a conciliatory tone on Friday in his comments on Russia and pro-Russian rebels during his visit to Kazakhstan, the Kremlin’s ally in Central Asia. …read more Source: Iran...

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