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Russian Jet Came within 10 Feet of U.S. Spy Plane: U.S. Officials
Sep08

Russian Jet Came within 10 Feet of U.S. Spy Plane: U.S. Officials

WASHINGTON/BERLIN — A Russian fighter jet carried out an “unsafe and unprofessional” intercept of a U.S. spy plane over the Black Sea and came within 10 feet (3.05 meters) of the American aircraft, two U.S. defense officials said on Wednesday. The incident is likely to cause more tension between the United States and Russia, who...

Ash Carter: ‘Clear ambition’ by Russia to erode world order
Sep07

Ash Carter: ‘Clear ambition’ by Russia to erode world order

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter is strongly criticizing Russia for what he says is Moscow’s “clear ambition to erode the principled international order” through coercion and aggression. Carter used a speech Wednesday to students at Oxford University to blast what he calls Russia’s “unprofessional behavior” in...

Wawrinka, Del Potro to Meet in U.S. Open Quarterfinal
Sep06

Wawrinka, Del Potro to Meet in U.S. Open Quarterfinal

Swiss third-seed Stan Wawrinka defeated Ukraine’s Illya Marchenko 6-4, 6-1, 6-7 (5), 6-3 on Monday to advance to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

Dominican Court Orders Ex-Ukrainian Official Held Amid Probe
Sep06

Dominican Court Orders Ex-Ukrainian Official Held Amid Probe

A Dominican Republic court has ordered three months detention for a former Ukrainian government official during an investigation into accusations he kidnapped a fellow countryman at a popular Dominican tourist spot. Volodymyr Vasiliovich Saldo was arrested in late August along with a Bulgarian man after both were accused of kidnapping and...

Germany urges Russia to implement peace in Syria, Ukraine
Sep05

Germany urges Russia to implement peace in Syria, Ukraine

Germany’s foreign minister has urged Russia to finalize a ceasefire in Syria with the US. Chancellor Angela Merkel also addressed the situation in Syria with President Vladimir Putin at the sidelines of the G20 meeting. …read more Source:...

What to Watch at US Open: US teen faces big-serving Karlovic
Sep03

What to Watch at US Open: US teen faces big-serving Karlovic

At 19, Jared Donaldson is the youngest American man in the U.S. Open’s third round since 2007. A key part of his growth as a tennis player happened in another country, though. When he was 14, Donaldson left home to train in Argentina, so he could work on his game on clay, improve his footwork and get lessons on how to use spins on his...

Abe calls for ‘new epoch’ in Russia-Japan ties hit by WWII dispute
Sep03

Abe calls for ‘new epoch’ in Russia-Japan ties hit by WWII dispute

Russian President Vladimir Putin (C) shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as they visit an oceanarium on Russky Island near Vladivostok, on September 3, 2016 © Sputnik/AFP / Alexei DruzhininVladivostok, Russian Federation, Sep 3 – Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin for...

Merkel, Hollande want to talk Ukraine at G-20 summit
Sep02

Merkel, Hollande want to talk Ukraine at G-20 summit

The leaders of Germany and France say they want to start a new bid to defuse the conflict in eastern Ukraine. They also urged “ambitious timetables” for the EU in a future without Great Britain. …read more Source:...

Ukraine’s disappeared citizens underline rights’ groups dilemmas
Sep02

Ukraine’s disappeared citizens underline rights’ groups dilemmas

Human rights groups accuse both the government and Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine of secretly abducting and imprisoning civilians. David Stern in Kyiv looks at why some say this is only part of the story. …read more Source:...

Why Tourists Flock to ‘Spice Islands’ for Holidays
Sep02

Why Tourists Flock to ‘Spice Islands’ for Holidays

ANALYSISBy Issa YussufZanzibar — Last month, Mr Kunal Kapoor from Indian Film Industry visited Zanzibar as a special guest at the annual Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF).And veteran politician Mr Zitto Kabwe of ACT-Wazalendo party had seized the opportunity to tie the knot on the island. Mr Kabwe, unknowingly, had joined a long list of...

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