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    Canada to contribute to NATO force on Russia’s border
    Jun30

    Canada to contribute to NATO force on Russia’s border

    As expected, Canada will contribute to NATO’s new force on Russia’s border. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion announced Thursday that Canada “will take on a leadership role within the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to support the Alliance’s strengthened deterrence and defence...

    Russia’s Envoy to NATO Warns of ‘Additional Precautions’ in Black Sea Area
    Jun30

    Russia’s Envoy to NATO Warns of ‘Additional Precautions’ in Black Sea Area

    Russia’s permanent representative to NATO Alexander Grushko has said that NATO’s military build-up in the Black Sea region will force Moscow “to take additional precautions”, according to TASS. If NATO continued to increase its strength in the Black Sea region, particularly“through the involvement of non-Black Sea countries, this will...

    Canada to send troops to Latvia for new NATO brigade
    Jun30

    Canada to send troops to Latvia for new NATO brigade

    One day after U.S. President Barack Obama challenged Canada to contribute more to NATO, Ottawa is set announce a deployment of troops to the Baltic. A regular rotation of troops will be established in Eastern Europe as a check against Russian expansionism, federal sources say. …read more Source:...

    Bulgarian President Reaffirms Support for Ukraine’s European Future
    Jun30

    Bulgarian President Reaffirms Support for Ukraine’s European Future

    Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev reaffirmed the country’s support for Ukraine’s European future during a meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in Sofia on Thursday. Poroshenko is paying a one-day official visit to Bulgaria, the first by a Ukrainian head of state in 15 years. Bulgaria welcomes the reforms...

    13 detained over Istanbul airport attack
    Jun30

    13 detained over Istanbul airport attack

    ISTANBUL: Turkey on Thursday detained 13 suspected Islamic State jihadists over the deadly Istanbul airport attack, as chilling details emerged of how suicide bombers launched their assault. The death toll from Tuesday’s gun and suicide bomb spree at Ataturk airport has risen to 44, state-run news agency Anadolu said, with more than 200...

    The Latest: Muguruza loses 1st set to Slovak qualifier
    Jun30

    The Latest: Muguruza loses 1st set to Slovak qualifier

    LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Wimbledon (all times local): 5:05 p.m. French Open champion Garbine Muguruza is in trouble in her second-round match against Jana Cepelova, a Slovakian qualifier ranked No. 124. The second-seeded Spaniard, who lost to Serena Williams in last year’s final, dropped the first set 6-3 and was down 0-3 in the second....

    Why Russia-Turkey Rapprochement Could Cripple Crimea’s Tourism Industry As Erdogan And Putin Kiss And Make Up
    Jun30

    Why Russia-Turkey Rapprochement Could Cripple Crimea’s Tourism Industry As Erdogan And Putin Kiss And Make Up

    MOSCOW — Tourist resorts in southern Russia fear a reset in relations between Moscow and Ankara could lead to a drop in visitor numbers as sun-seeking Russian vacationers return to Turkish beaches for the tail-end of the 2016 summer season. …read more Source: International Business...

    Putin to Visit Finland Amid Tensions in Baltic Sea Region
    Jun30

    Putin to Visit Finland Amid Tensions in Baltic Sea Region

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Finland on Friday is expected to focus on cementing ties with its neighboring Western country amid heightened tensions in the region over sanctions and the Ukraine crisis …read more Source: ABC...

    Putin to visit Finland amid tensions in Baltic Sea region
    Jun30

    Putin to visit Finland amid tensions in Baltic Sea region

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Finland on Friday is expected to focus on cementing ties with its neighboring Western country amid heightened tensions in the region over sanctions and the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: FOX...

    Putin to visit Finland amid tensions in Baltic Sea region
    Jun30

    Putin to visit Finland amid tensions in Baltic Sea region

    HELSINKI (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Finland on Friday is expected to focus on cementing ties with its neighboring Western country amid heightened tensions in the region over sanctions and the Ukraine crisis. Putin’s trip to the small Nordic country — his first since the Ukraine crisis erupted in 2014 — comes as...