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    Ukraine opens terror probe after OSCE medic killed
    Apr24

    Ukraine opens terror probe after OSCE medic killed

    An unidentified US medic was killed and two others wounded in a mine blast as they travelled on a patrol monitoring the Ukraine conflict in the rebel-held east on April 23, 2017 © AFP / ALEKSEY FILIPPOVKiev, Ukraine, Apr 24 – Ukraine opened a terror investigation Monday into a mine blast that killed an American medic from the Organization for...

    Pope urges end to Syria ‘horror’ in Easter address
    Apr16

    Pope urges end to Syria ‘horror’ in Easter address

    Easter Day is when Christians remember the resurrection of Jesus just days after he was crucified © AFP / Filippo MONTEFORTEVatican City, Vatican City State, Apr 16 – Pope Francis urged an end to “horror and death” in Syria on Sunday as he celebrated the traditional Easter Day mass in Rome. The Easter mass, the highlight of the Christian calendar...

    US strike wiped out fifth of Assad air force, Mattis says
    Apr11

    US strike wiped out fifth of Assad air force, Mattis says

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Porter fires missiles at Syria from the Mediterranean Sea on April 7, 2017 © US NAVY/AFP/File / Ford WILLIAMSWashington, United States, Apr 11 – The US strike on a Syrian air base destroyed a fifth of the Damascus regime’s remaining warplanes, Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said Monday as Washington fired a fresh...

    Poverty in Russia rises to decade-high of 20 million
    Apr06

    Poverty in Russia rises to decade-high of 20 million

    Some 19.8 million people — more than 13 percent of the population — were living with incomes below the minimum deemed acceptable last year, the figures from statistics agency Rosstat showed, an uptick from 19.5 in 2015 © AFP/File / Natalia KOLESNIKOVAMOSCOW, Apr 6 – The number of Russians living in poverty reached nearly 20 million last year — a...

    WHO warns of measles outbreak across Europe
    Mar28

    WHO warns of measles outbreak across Europe

    National vaccination levels in several European countries against the measles are below the 95 percent threshold considered necessary for protecting the entire population © DPA/AFP/File / Lukas SchulzeStockholm, Sweden, Mar 28 – The World Health Organization warned Tuesday of large measles outbreaks in countries where immunisation has dropped,...

    Trump to reaffirm NATO ‘commitment’ at May summit
    Mar22

    Trump to reaffirm NATO ‘commitment’ at May summit

    Washington has been scrambling to reaffirm its commitment to military alliances including NATO, after President Donald Trump called into question their usefulness © AFP / JIM WATSONWASHINGTON, Mar 22 – The White House confirmed that President Donald Trump will join fellow NATO leaders for a key May summit in Brussels, as the US administration...

    Germany owes NATO ‘vast sums’: Trump
    Mar18

    Germany owes NATO ‘vast sums’: Trump

    US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks at the White House in Washington DC, on March 17, 2017 © AFP / SAUL LOEBWashington, United States, Mar 18 – US President Donald Trump unleashed a diatribe against Germany on Saturday, saying Berlin owes “vast sums of money” to NATO and must pay Washington more for security....

    Prudent Merkel meets unpredictable Trump amid tense ties
    Mar12

    Prudent Merkel meets unpredictable Trump amid tense ties

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet US President Donald Trump for the first time on Tuesday © AFP/File / TOBIAS SCHWARZ, NICHOLAS KAMMBerlin, Germany, Mar 12 – Europe’s most powerful leader, Angela Merkel, meets for the first time next week America’s flamboyant President Donald Trump whose arrival in the White House has sent...

    China’s first stealth fighter enters service: media
    Mar10

    China’s first stealth fighter enters service: media

    The J-20 is manufactured by China’s state aerospace company AVIC, which is also working on a second fifth-generation stealth fighter called the FC-31 © KANWA NEWS/AFP/File / STRBeijing, China, Mar 10 – China has put its first stealth fighter into military service, state-run media reported on Friday, in the latest milestone highlighting the...

    Russia, NATO in first high-level military talks since freeze
    Mar03

    Russia, NATO in first high-level military talks since freeze

    Pro-Russian activists stand on top of a tank outside a museum in Donetsk, Ukraine, in March 2014/AFP-FileMOSCOW, Russian Federation, Mar 3 – Senior Russian and NATO military chiefs on Friday held their first phone talks since ties between the two sides collapsed over the crisis in Ukraine, the defence ministry in Moscow said. The chairman of the...

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