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    Two Russian warships head to Mediterranean
    Oct06

    Two Russian warships head to Mediterranean

    Two warships from the Russian Black Sea Fleet are heading to the Mediterranean to reinforce Russia’s presence in the region, the Anadolu Agency reported Russian media saying yesterday. Anadolu said that this came just one day after the announcement of the Russian defence ministry that S-300 missiles had arrived in Syria to protect the...

    Belarus calls for keeping UNHCR’s mandate depoliticized
    Oct06

    Belarus calls for keeping UNHCR’s mandate depoliticized

    The Belarusian diplomat said that in recent years Belarus has received more than 160,000 people from Ukraine, which made the country the biggest recipient of forced migrants per capita. …read more Source:...

    European Parliament To Name Short List For Sakharov Prize
    Oct06

    European Parliament To Name Short List For Sakharov Prize

    Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemilev and two Yazidi women, Nadia Murad Basee and Lamiya Aji Bashar, are the favorites to win the 2016 Sakharov Prize after all the nominees for the human rights prize were presented at the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Sends Third Fleet Missile Ship to Syria
    Oct06

    Russia Sends Third Fleet Missile Ship to Syria

    A third Russian Black Sea Fleet small missile ship has embarked on a voyage to Syria a day after two others entered the Mediterranean waters, a source in the Crimean security agencies told RIA Novosti on Thursday. The Kalibr cruise missile-equipped Serpukhov and Zeleny Dol corvettes are planned to join the Russian Navy’s permanent task...

    The U.S. Army Is Training Hard For Major War Amid New Threats
    Oct06

    The U.S. Army Is Training Hard For Major War Amid New Threats

    FORT HOOD, Texas ― The United States Army, citing threats from North Korea, Iran, Russia and the Islamic State, has put its most powerful combat units on a war footing, ready to slug it out, if necessary, in high-intensity battle.Even as GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump claims the military is “in a really bad state” and “totally unprepared,”...

    Ukraine Warns Citizens Against Traveling to Russia
    Oct06

    Ukraine Warns Citizens Against Traveling to Russia

    Ukraine warned its citizens on Wednesday (05/10) against traveling to Russia, saying they were at risk following an increase in harassment and detentions of Ukrainians by Russian security services. …read more Source: The Jakarta...

    The Yellow Paving Stones 2016, a mosaic of diverse music traditions
    Oct06

    The Yellow Paving Stones 2016, a mosaic of diverse music traditions

    The festival The Yellow Paving Stones will remain faithful to the spirit of jazz and world music. Just to remind you that the yellow paving stones are characteristic of Sofia’s central part and are the synonym of the city’s historical center. This year’s third edition of the event represents a dialogue in which diverse...

    Colombian journalist honoured for tackling taboos on wartime rape
    Oct06

    Colombian journalist honoured for tackling taboos on wartime rape

    When journalist Jineth Bedoya went to Bogota’s maximum-security prison 16 years ago to interview an infamous paramilitary warlord, little did she know the visit would mark her life and convert her into a leading rights activist. Bedoya never made it to the interview but instead was kidnapped, gang-raped, tortured and left on the side of a...

    World: Next U.S. president, Putin’s fourth, inherits sinking Russia ties
    Oct06

    World: Next U.S. president, Putin’s fourth, inherits sinking Russia ties

    Confronted by Russia in Syria, Ukraine and cyberspace, the next U.S. president will be the fourth to face Vladimir Putin and the challenge of deterring a Kremlin often more willing than the White House to take risk and project power. …read more Source: Standard...

    Poroshenko receives credentials from new Belarus’ Ambassador to Ukraine
    Oct06

    Poroshenko receives credentials from new Belarus’ Ambassador to Ukraine

    The Ukrainian President and the Belarusian diplomat discussed the ways to intensify trade and economic relations, including the cooperation in mechanical engineering, agro-industrial complex, transport and energy sectors. …read more Source:...