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    In Ukraine: Two years since peace deal, war simmers
    Feb11

    In Ukraine: Two years since peace deal, war simmers

    Two years have passed since the signing of a deal aimed at ending the war in Ukraine but the bloody conflict has rumbled on — at the cost of another 5,000 lives. Two years have passed since the signing of a deal aimed at ending the war in Ukraine but the bloody conflict has rumbled on — at the cost of another 5,000 lives.The Minsk II...

    La Liga: League wants legal action in Zozulia scandal
    Feb10

    La Liga: League wants legal action in Zozulia scandal

    The 27-year-old spent just 24 hours on loan at the club from Spanish rivals Real Betis before being recalled. The Spanish football league on Thursday said they were pursuing legal action against 10 fans of Rayo Vallecano who accused Ukrainian international Roman Zozulia of having “neo-Nazi” sympathies.Zozulia, 27, spent just 24 hours...

    Putin orders Russia’s air force to prepare for a ‘time of war’ — and NATO doesn’t stand a chance right now
    Feb09

    Putin orders Russia’s air force to prepare for a ‘time of war’ — and NATO doesn’t stand a chance right now

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has again scrambled his jets in a snap military drill meant to prepare his air force for a "time of war." “In accordance with the decision by the Armed Forces Supreme Commander, a snap check of the Aerospace Forces began to evaluate readiness of the control agencies and troops to carry out combat...

    Sea Pirates: 7 Russians, 1 Ukrainian kidnapped off Nigerian coast
    Feb09

    Sea Pirates: 7 Russians, 1 Ukrainian kidnapped off Nigerian coast

    The Russian ministry of foreign affairs said its embassy in Nigeria is in contact with the Nigerian government to ensure the release of the sailors. Seven Russians and one Ukrainian aboard the cargo ship, BBC Caribbean have been kidnapped by pirates off the coast of Nigeria, reports say.According to a tweet by the Russian ministry of foreign...

    In Libya: Talks on new unity government gather pace – UN
    Feb09

    In Libya: Talks on new unity government gather pace – UN

    Talks on changes to Libya's unity government could yield results in the coming weeks, putting the north African country on a path to stability, the UN envoy said Wednesday. Talks on changes to Libya’s unity government could yield results in the coming weeks, putting the north African country on a path to stability, the UN envoy said...

    US Marine captain writes stinging op-ed: ‘We lost the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan’
    Feb08

    US Marine captain writes stinging op-ed: ‘We lost the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan’

    The biggest problem, writes Capt. Joshua Waddell, is "self-delusion." An active-duty US Marine captain wrote a stinging op-ed for the Marine Corps Gazette, going through all the problems he sees with the Department of Defense and the Marine Corps in addition to recent failures in Iraq and Afghanistan. The biggest problem, writes Capt....

    Senators are pushing a measure that could prevent Trump from lifting Russia sanctions
    Feb08

    Senators are pushing a measure that could prevent Trump from lifting Russia sanctions

    It's a sign that US-Russia relations won't be warming anytime soon. A group of US senators are poised to introduce new legislation that would reign in the Trump administration should it seek to lift sanctions on Russia, according to a CNN report published Tuesday night. Citing a draft of the “Russia Review Act,” the cable...

    Senators are joining forces to prevent the White House from lifting sanctions against Russia
    Feb08

    Senators are joining forces to prevent the White House from lifting sanctions against Russia

    It's a sign that US-Russia relations won't be warming anytime soon. The US Senate is poised to introduce new legislation that would reign in the Trump administration should it seek to lift sanctions on Russia, according to a CNN report Tuesday night. Called the Russia Review Act, the proposed legislation would allow a congressional...

    Mattis is reportedly ‘not happy’ the White House is blocking his choice for a key staff position
    Feb08

    Mattis is reportedly ‘not happy’ the White House is blocking his choice for a key staff position

    This doesn't seem to be a fight over qualifications. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is reportedly “not happy” the White House is arguing with him over who should take the top job in the Pentagon’s policy shop, Foreign Policy reports. According to FP, Mattis wants former George W. Bush era Pentagon official Mary Beth Long to...

    Angela Merkel: German Chancellor unites conservatives for ‘toughest race yet’
    Feb07

    Angela Merkel: German Chancellor unites conservatives for ‘toughest race yet’

    Merkel faces multiple challenges at home, and a confused picture in Europe and internationally. German Chancellor Angela Merkel formally united her conservative block behind her re-election bid Monday, despite discord over migrant policy, as she faces tough challenges from both the right and left.While a huge refugee influx has fuelled the rise...

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