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    Chernobyl’s ghost town draws daring tourists — 31 years after nuclear blast
    Apr26

    Chernobyl’s ghost town draws daring tourists — 31 years after nuclear blast

    PRIPYAT, UKRAINE—A bulletin board in the Ukrainian town of Pripyat still bears an edition of the Sovietsky Patriot newspaper, dated three days before the nuclear explosion that turned the city into one of the world’s most baleful ghost towns. Once home to some 50,000 people whose lives were connected to the Chernobyl nuclear power plant,...

    U.S. to hold accountable those who commit crimes against ‘innocents’
    Apr10

    U.S. to hold accountable those who commit crimes against ‘innocents’

    The United States will hold responsible anyone who commits crimes against humanity, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Monday, days after the U.S. military unexpectedly attacked Syria. Tillerson is in Italy for a meeting of foreign ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) major industrialized nations, with his counterparts from Europe and...

    Russia warns of serious consequences from U.S. strike in Syria
    Apr10

    Russia warns of serious consequences from U.S. strike in Syria

    Russia warned on Friday that U.S. cruise missile strikes on a Syrian air base could have “extremely serious” consequences, as President Donald Trump’s first major foray into a foreign conflict opened up a rift between Moscow and Washington. The warships USS Porter and USS Ross in the Mediterranean Sea launched dozens of Tomahawk missiles at...

    DICK CHENEY: ‘No question’ Russia meddled in the US election, and it could be ‘an act of war’
    Mar29

    DICK CHENEY: ‘No question’ Russia meddled in the US election, and it could be ‘an act of war’

    In a wide-ranging speech at the Economic Times’ Global Business Summit on Monday, former US Vice President Dick Cheney spoke unequivocally about Russia’s meddling in the 2016 US presidential election. Cheney said there were a “rising number of threats” in the world that, beyond national security, “even pose a threat to the...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘state terrorism’ after former MP shot
    Mar23

    Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘state terrorism’ after former MP shot

    Ukraine accused Russia of “state terrorism” after a former Russian lawmaker and key witness in a treason case against former leader Viktor Yanukovich was shot dead in broad daylight outside a hotel in central Kiev on Thursday. Russia called the allegation “absurd”. Former MP Denis Voronenkov was killed by an assailant who was armed with a pistol...

    Ex-Trump campaign managerfaces new allegations over ‘black ledger’ payments
    Mar21

    Ex-Trump campaign managerfaces new allegations over ‘black ledger’ payments

    A Ukrainian lawmaker today said he has fresh proof that President Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, received illegal, off-the-books payments from the country’s toppled pro-Russian president. Coming a day after the FBI confirmed it is investigating potential links between Trump’s presidential campaign and alleged...

    Trump recommits to U.S. allies but says they must pay ‘fair share’
    Mar01

    Trump recommits to U.S. allies but says they must pay ‘fair share’

    President Donald Trump on Tuesday reaffirmed support for the United States’ longstanding security alliances around the world but insisted that friends and partners from Europe to the Middle East to the Pacific must “pay their fair share of the cost.” In his first nationally televised speech to Congress since taking office on Jan. 20, Trump...

    U.S. warns NATO – increase spending or we might ‘moderate’ support
    Feb15

    U.S. warns NATO – increase spending or we might ‘moderate’ support

    U.S. President Donald Trump’s defense secretary warned NATO allies on Wednesday that they must honor military spending pledges to ensure the United States does not “moderate” support for the alliance. Jim Mattis, on his debut trip to Brussels as Pentagon chief, also accused some NATO members of ignoring threats, including from Russia....

    NATO allies lock in U.S. support for stand-off with Russia
    Feb09

    NATO allies lock in U.S. support for stand-off with Russia

    Immediately after Donald Trump was elected, U.S. diplomats urged Lithuania to rush through an agreement to keep American troops on its soil, reflecting alarm that the new, Russia-friendly U.S. president might try to stop more deployments in Europe. The agreement was signed just a few days before Trump’s inauguration, according to a document...

    Serb bulldozers demolish wall in Kosovo’s divided city
    Feb05

    Serb bulldozers demolish wall in Kosovo’s divided city

    Local Serbs in Kosovo used bulldozers on Sunday to demolish a wall they built in the ethnically divided city of Mitrovica, following weeks of tension over the issue between Kosovo and Serbia. The Serbs, who do not recognize Kosovo as a state, started constructing the wall in December, saying it was to protect against a landslip, but the Pristina...

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