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    China dismisses reports of missiles deployment aimed at US
    Jan25

    China dismisses reports of missiles deployment aimed at US

    Beijing, Jan 25 (PTI) Amid reports of China deploying long range intercontinental ballistic missiles near Russian border with the aim to be able to reach targets in the US, Beijing today said it was just a “speculation spread online”. When asked by a Russian journalist about the reports, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said,...

    Syrian rebels release two Ukrainian hostages
    Jan25

    Syrian rebels release two Ukrainian hostages

    A Syrian opposition group has released a Ukrainian couple following three years of captivity. In 2013, O. M. (43) and N. M. (38) — their full names have not been released — reportedly entered Syria illegally. They were finally released earlier this week in Syria’s northwestern city of Idlib, due largely to the efforts of the...

    Lawyer For Crimean Tatar Activist Umerov Forcibly Detained
    Jan25

    Lawyer For Crimean Tatar Activist Umerov Forcibly Detained

    A Russian lawyer who is defending a prominent Crimean Tatar activist was forcibly detained and taken to a Federal Security Service (FSB) office in Russia-controlled Crimea on January 25. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    British millionaire Barry Pring ‘murdered’ by wife, inquest hears
    Jan25

    British millionaire Barry Pring ‘murdered’ by wife, inquest hears

    Description Barry Pring and wife Ganna Ziuzina on their wedding day Credits Twitter Alt Text Pring Ziuzina Family tells Exeter County Court they believe widow organised hit and run ‘to get an inheritance’ One-Minute Read …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine: Bykivnia WWII graves vandalised
    Jan25

    Ukraine: Bykivnia WWII graves vandalised

    Graves at the WWII cemetery in Bykivnia north-central Ukraine, where thousands of Polish officers are buried, were vandalised with red paint overnight. …read more Source: Polskie...

    EU Court Rejects Russian Missile-Maker’s Challenge Against Sanctions
    Jan25

    EU Court Rejects Russian Missile-Maker’s Challenge Against Sanctions

    A European Union court has rejected a bid by Russian arms maker Almaz-Antey to force the EU to lift sanctions imposed in connection with the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poland most popular travel destination for Ukrainians
    Jan25

    Poland most popular travel destination for Ukrainians

    Ukrainians most often travel to Poland when heading abroad, according to border guards. …read more Source: Polskie...

    Army’s Ground Combat Systems Risk Being Surpassed by Russia, China
    Jan25

    Army’s Ground Combat Systems Risk Being Surpassed by Russia, China

    The U.S. Army’s ground combat systems risk being surpassed by those being developed by foreign countries such as Russia and China, according to a new report from the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service. The Army is currently using main battle tanks, tracked infantry fighting vehicles, tracked self-propelled artillery, and multiple...

    Council of Europe decries rising attacks against media in Turkey
    Jan25

    Council of Europe decries rising attacks against media in Turkey

    The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted a resolution decrying “the many cases of serious threats to media freedom in Europe,” highlighting the deaths of 16 journalists since January 2015 in member states.The body, which met in Strasbourg, found the situation particularly worrying in Turkey and the...

    EU Court Rejects Russian Missile-Maker Sanctions Appeal
    Jan25

    EU Court Rejects Russian Missile-Maker Sanctions Appeal

    A top European court on Wednesday rejected an appeal by Russian missile-maker Almaz-Antey against EU sanctions imposed for its role in the Ukraine conflict. As the crisis deepened in 2014, the European Union imposed asset freezes and travel bans on Russian and Ukrainian individuals and entities held responsible for supporting pro-Moscow...