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    Deadly blast rips through Ukraine coal mine
    Mar03

    Deadly blast rips through Ukraine coal mine

    KIEV: Eight miners died Thursday when a methane gas explosion tore through a pit in western Ukraine, in the latest mine disaster in the ex-Soviet state. Rescuers said they had managed to save an additional 20 miners who were trapped underground when the blast hit the mine in the western Lviv region near the border with Poland. Ukraine’s...

    Is cyberspace the latest conflict frontier on the African continent?
    Mar03

    Is cyberspace the latest conflict frontier on the African continent?

    Cyber attackers lurk in the shadows wielding the ability to hit governments where it hurts the most.ShutterstockKen Obura, University of Nairobi In August 2012, terrorist group, Boko Haram, reportedly hacked into Nigeria’s secret service and acquired private data on current and former personnel. In April 2016, a group calling itself...

    Stress under shelling produces baby boom in Ukraine
    Mar03

    Stress under shelling produces baby boom in Ukraine

    Olena Gorbatova gave birth to her third child in war-torn eastern Ukraine to the sounds of gunfire and exploding shells in the Kiev-held flashpoint town of Avdiivka. …read more Source: Channel...

    Underground Explosion in Ukrainian Mine Where 34 Miners Had Been Working
    Mar03

    Underground Explosion in Ukrainian Mine Where 34 Miners Had Been Working

    An underground methane gas explosion has ripped through a coal mine in western Ukraine where 34 miners were working on Thursday, with a government ministry and a miners’ union offering differing death tolls. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    The Booming Global Arms Trade
    Mar03

    The Booming Global Arms Trade

    By Markus HeinrichRemember the “peace dividend”? The world, it seems, can never have enough weapons. The global arms trade has reached its highest point since the end of the Cold War. According to the Swedish-based Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) – which provides authoritative data on global arms production...

    Stress under shelling produces baby boom in Ukraine
    Mar03

    Stress under shelling produces baby boom in Ukraine

    AVDIIVKA, Ukraine: Olena Gorbatova gave birth to her third child in war-torn eastern Ukraine to the sounds of gunfire and exploding shells in the Kiev-held flashpoint town of Avdiivka. The 40-year-old Gorbatova calmed herself by thinking the attacks were just a celebration of the baby girl she named Myroslava — which in Russian and Ukrainian...

    In Ukraine: Stress under shelling produces baby boom
    Mar03

    In Ukraine: Stress under shelling produces baby boom

    Olena Gorbatova gave birth to her third child in war-torn eastern Ukraine to the sounds of gunfire and exploding shells in the Kiev-held flashpoint town of Avdiivka. Olena Gorbatova gave birth to her third child in war-torn eastern Ukraine to the sounds of gunfire and exploding shells in the Kiev-held flashpoint town of Avdiivka.The 40-year-old...

    Deadly blast rips through Ukraine coal mine
    Mar03

    Deadly blast rips through Ukraine coal mine

    KIEV (AFP) – Eight miners died Thursday when a methane gas explosion tore through a pit in western Ukraine, in the latest mine disaster in the ex-Soviet state.Rescuers said they had managed to save an additional 20 miners who were trapped underground when the blast hit the mine in the western Lviv region near the border with Poland.Ukraines...

    Under fire, Trump’s attorney general removes himself from campaign probes
    Mar03

    Under fire, Trump’s attorney general removes himself from campaign probes

    WASHINGTON: US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Thursday he would stay out of any probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election but maintained he did nothing wrong by failing to disclose he met last year with Russia’s ambassador. Sessions, a longtime U.S. senator who was an early and high-ranking player in...

    Congress’ Pentagon Budget for Year: $578 Billion 
    Mar03

    Congress’ Pentagon Budget for Year: $578 Billion 

    Lawmakers Thursday unveiled a $578 billion spending bill to keep the U.S. armed forces operating through September as President Donald Trump has vowed to add billions more for what he’s described as a depleted American military. The legislation, crafted by House and Senate negotiators from both parties, tracks the funding levels for...