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    At least 11 killed in Ukraine coal mine blast: official
    Mar02

    At least 11 killed in Ukraine coal mine blast: official

    At least 11 coal miners were killed Thursday when a methane gas blast tore through a pit in western Ukraine, the head of the coal miners’ trade union said …read more Source: The Daily...

    At Least 11 Killed in Ukraine Coal Mine Blast
    Mar02

    At Least 11 Killed in Ukraine Coal Mine Blast

    At least 11 coal miners were killed Thursday when a methane gas blast tore through a pit in western Ukraine, the head of the coal miners’ trade union said. “A methane explosion. 11 killed,” Mykhaylo Volynets wrote on Facebook. …read more Source: Al-Manar...

    Methane gas explosion kills eight miners in western Ukraine, 20 missing
    Mar02

    Methane gas explosion kills eight miners in western Ukraine, 20 missing

    KIEV (Reuters) – Eight miners were killed in a methane gas explosion in a coal mine in western Ukraine’s Lviv region on Thursday and 20 other workers were still unaccounted for, Ukrainian emergencies service said in an online statement. …read more Source:...

    Sweden reintroduces military draft for first time in 7 years
    Mar02

    Sweden reintroduces military draft for first time in 7 years

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Sweden’s left-leaning government on Thursday reintroduced a military draft for both men and women because of what Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist called a deteriorating security environment in Europe and around Sweden. In September, non-NATO-member Sweden stationed permanent troops on the Baltic Sea island of...

    BREAKING: 11 killed and 20 missing in Ukraine coal mine explosion
    Mar02

    BREAKING: 11 killed and 20 missing in Ukraine coal mine explosion

    AT LEAST 11 people have been killed in an explosion at a coal mine in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Sweden Reinstates The Draft Amid Soldier Shortage, Security Worries
    Mar02

    Sweden Reinstates The Draft Amid Soldier Shortage, Security Worries

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden is to reintroduce military conscription next year due to difficulties filling the ranks on a voluntary basis at a time of increased security concerns, the defense minister said on Thursday.Non-aligned Sweden ended compulsory military service in 2010 but military activity in the Baltic region has increased...

    The Latest: France’s Macron: Trump wrong on global warming
    Mar02

    The Latest: France’s Macron: Trump wrong on global warming

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French presidential election campaign (all times local): 1:15 p.m. French independent presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron says he wants tight security cooperation with the U.S. despite his ideological differences with Donald Trump. Macron on Thursday called Trump’s skepticism toward the Paris Agreement to...

    Ukraine Billionaire Vows to Fight Back After Separatists Seize Operations
    Mar02

    Ukraine Billionaire Vows to Fight Back After Separatists Seize Operations

    A company controlled by billionaire Rinat Akhmetov, Ukraine’s richest man, said on March 2 that the seizure of some of its assets by Russia-backed separatists in the eastern part of the country is “unacceptable.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Medieval treasures of Armenian culture displayed in Kiev
    Mar02

    Medieval treasures of Armenian culture displayed in Kiev

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    Pence: I have no plans to meet with Putin
    Mar02

    Pence: I have no plans to meet with Putin

    Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday night that he has no plans to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin but that the White House will continue to seek areas of cooperation with Russia.Appearing on Fox News’s “The O’Reilly Factor,” Pence said there are “no plans on my part” to meet with Putin when host Bill O’Reilly...