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    Russia deploys warships near Crimea for Ukrainian missile tests: RIA
    Dec01

    Russia deploys warships near Crimea for Ukrainian missile tests: RIA

    Warships from Russia’s Black Sea Fleet have taken up position off Crimea’s western coastline to help strengthen the peninsula’s air defenses in response to the start of Ukrainian missile tests nearby, the RIA news agency reported on Thursday. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Norwegian Carlsen wins third World Chess Championship
    Dec01

    Norwegian Carlsen wins third World Chess Championship

    NEW YORK: Norwegian Magnus Carlsen extended his dominance over the chess world on Wednesday by winning the World Chess Championship for the third consecutive time on Wednesday, beating his Russian challenger Sergei Karyakin in a tiebreaker. The win puts Carlsen closer to the status of chess legends such as Garry Kasparov, who dominated the game...

    US to Replace Russian Mi-17s With Black Hawk Helicopters in Afghanistan
    Dec01

    US to Replace Russian Mi-17s With Black Hawk Helicopters in Afghanistan

    A new budget request includes funding for supplying U.S. Black Hawks in Afghanistan. By Ahmad Shah Katawazai-The latest supplementary budget request, intended to fund U.S. wars in Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan, as well as counter-Islamic State (ISIS) efforts, includes $264 million for American-made Black Hawk helicopters. The Black Hawks will...

    Russia threatens retaliation if Ukraine holds planned missile tests
    Dec01

    Russia threatens retaliation if Ukraine holds planned missile tests

    Stephen FellerKIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 30 (UPI) — Russian air defenses have been put on high alert ahead of Ukraine’s planned missile tests this weekend, warning they will retaliate if the tests go forward. …read more Source: United Press...

    Why Portugal has become an oasis of stability
    Dec01

    Why Portugal has become an oasis of stability

    LISBON — Any celebrations of António Costa‘s first anniversary as Portugal’s prime minister were muted by the announcement this week that the man Costa spent five months persuading to lead Portugal’s biggest bank had resigned, plunging into doubt the government’s efforts to shore up the...

    Putin deploys 55,000 TROOPS along Ukrainian border as brinksmanship battle continues
    Dec01

    Putin deploys 55,000 TROOPS along Ukrainian border as brinksmanship battle continues

    RUSSIA are building a massive army on the border with Ukraine as fears of an invasion continue to rise. …read more Source:...

    President Atambayev: "For five years, we have passed a difficult path, but we were able to make a peaceful and creative country"
    Dec01

    President Atambayev: "For five years, we have passed a difficult path, but we were able to make a peaceful and creative country"

    Bishkek, December 1 / Kabar /. “For five years we have passed a difficult path, but were able to make a peaceful and creative country,” President Almazbek Atambayev said today at a press conference after five years of his presidency. “Today is the sixth year of my tenure. Time is very fleeting. And I hope we were able to do very...

    Russian wind blows over Eastern Europe
    Dec01

    Russian wind blows over Eastern Europe

    KIEV, Ukraine — The anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989, and the subsequent collapse of communism in Eastern Europe, passed with barely a whimper this year. A chill wind blowing from the East put a damper on the celebrations. Russia, which Europe kept at arms length for so long, is once again ascendant....

    The Italian movement that could remake Europe
    Dec01

    The Italian movement that could remake Europe

    FLORENCE — Before there was Brexit or Donald Trump, there was Italy’s 5Star Movement. Ever since it burst onto the scene in 2013, at the height of the euro crisis, the anti-establishment, Euroskeptic political party has served as the country’s largest, and loudest, opposition group, stubbornly defying...

    EU and Russia on the brink of WAR as Kremlin official blames Brussels for ‘VISA GENOCIDE’
    Dec01

    EU and Russia on the brink of WAR as Kremlin official blames Brussels for ‘VISA GENOCIDE’

    TENSIONS between the EU and Putin are at breaking point as a Kremlin official labelled the Brussels ban on issuing visas to Russians living in the Crimea as “visa genocide”. …read more Source:...