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    Fighting flares up in Ukraine amid shaky truce
    Apr15

    Fighting flares up in Ukraine amid shaky truce

    Six soldiers have been killed in fighting and a landmine explosion has injured a Russian journalist in rebel-held eastern Ukraine as a flare-up of violence undermined a shaky two-month ceasefire. Russian TV network Zvezda, which is controlled by the country’s defence ministry, said one of its journalists was badly injured in the village of...

    Six servicemen killed in east Ukraine
    Apr14

    Six servicemen killed in east Ukraine

    KIEV: Six soldiers were killed and 12 injured in separatist-held east Ukraine in the last 24 hours as a fresh flare-up of fighting rattles a shaky ceasefire, Kiev’s military said on Tuesday. The situation in the conflict zone “remains unstable,” with “armed provocations by the enemy continuing on almost all sides,” military spokesman Andriy...

    European Agency: Military Jets Putting Civilian Aircraft at Risk
    Apr14

    European Agency: Military Jets Putting Civilian Aircraft at Risk

    BRUSSELS—Military jets that fly over Europe without identifying themselves pose a high risk to civilian aircraft, aviation safety officials said in a report published Tuesday, following a spate of near-collisions involving Russian warplanes. The European Commission asked the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to investigate after recent...

    G7 Foreign Ministers Meet on Key World Issues
    Apr14

    G7 Foreign Ministers Meet on Key World Issues

    LUEBECK, GERMANY—Foreign ministers of the Group of Seven industrialized countries are meeting in Luebeck, Germany, to discuss issues ranging from Ebola to arms control as they prepare for the G7 summit in June. The agenda for this gathering is daunting – Libya, Yemen, Boko Haram, Syria, Ukraine and the Islamic State group, just to name a...

    G7 summit to discuss Iran nuclear deal, Ukraine
    Apr14

    G7 summit to discuss Iran nuclear deal, Ukraine

    FMs of seven world powers have gathered in Germany to discuss a host of international conflicts, including the threats posed by Daesh, Boko Haram …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Don’t underestimate NATO, German minister says on Baltic visit
    Apr14

    Don’t underestimate NATO, German minister says on Baltic visit

    Nobody should underestimate NATO’s rapid response capacity, which has been ratcheted up in response to worries about Russia’s military ambitions after it actsions in Ukraine, according to Germany’s defense minister. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Gazprom warns EU over energy, Ukraine
    Apr14

    Gazprom warns EU over energy, Ukraine

    Russia’s top gas producer Gazprom warned the European Union on April 13 against moves to block Moscow’s plans to bypass Ukraine as a transit country for its gas to Europe and said it needed guarantees on gas purchases …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Canada to send military trainers to Ukraine
    Apr14

    Canada to send military trainers to Ukraine

    The United States and Britain already have military trainers in place in Ukraine. Canada, following in the steps of the United States and Britain, will send around 200 troops to Ukraine …read more Source: World...

    Don’t Underestimate NATO, German Minister Says on Baltic Visit
    Apr14

    Don’t Underestimate NATO, German Minister Says on Baltic Visit

    TALLINN/MOSCOW—Germany’s defense minister said on Tuesday that nobody should underestimate NATO’s rapid response capacity, which has been ratcheted up in response to worries about Russia’s military ambitions after its actions in Ukraine. Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen said in Russia’s neighbor Estonia, whose...

    Zarif Reiterates Tehran’s Position on Sanctions
    Apr14

    Zarif Reiterates Tehran’s Position on Sanctions

    Video In Ukraine Conflict, Rivals Play Game of Drones In the Ukrainian conflict, both government forces and pro-Russian rebels have relied heavily on drones as a means of enemy surveillance. Adam Bailes reports on a volunteer Ukrainian drone team using a homemade spy plane on a mission into rebel-held Donetsk. Video Summit Participants Discuss...

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