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    Putin says Russia will put emphasis on precision systems to target enemy weapons and infrastructure
    Nov18

    Putin says Russia will put emphasis on precision systems to target enemy weapons and infrastructure

    Russia is working to develop new weapons to ensure a global strategic balance, the Associated Press writes. Here is the rest of the Associated Press article: Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking to top military leaders at his residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, said that Russia, like other nations, is working on state-of-the art...

    Barack Obama Ends Final State Visit To Europe By Doing Damage Control For Donald Trump
    Nov18

    Barack Obama Ends Final State Visit To Europe By Doing Damage Control For Donald Trump

    President Barack Obama spent Friday doing a first round of bidding for his successor, pleading with European leaders to work with president-elect Donald Trump once he assumes office.It’s a strange situation for all parties. During the election campaign, Obama and many of these leaders did not mince words about their distaste for Trump. The...

    NATO will survive Trump, say British and Canadian leaders
    Nov18

    NATO will survive Trump, say British and Canadian leaders

    (Sean Gallup/Getty Images) HALIFAX — The defence secretary of the United Kingdom and his Canadian counterpart kicked off an international security conference in Halifax Friday with reassurances they expect key military alliances will endure as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take power. During the summer, Trump said he wanted...

    Defence leaders at Halifax forum say Trump’s NATO criticisms nothing new
    Nov18

    Defence leaders at Halifax forum say Trump’s NATO criticisms nothing new

    HALIFAX — The defence secretary of the United Kingdom and his Canadian counterpart kicked off an international security conference in Halifax Friday with reassurances they expect key military alliances will endure as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take power. During the summer, Trump said he wanted changes in the North Atlantic...

    Top Picks: Burundi, Bangladesh, and battling #PostTruth
    Nov18

    Top Picks: Burundi, Bangladesh, and battling #PostTruth

    Every week, IRIN’s team of editors curates a selection of humanitarian reports and opinion you may have missed, from in-depth analysis and features to academic studies and podcasts: Repression and genocidal dynamics in Burundi A powerful and disturbing new report on Burundi by the International Federation of Human Rights concludes that the...

    What Trump’s early picks say about his administration
    Nov18

    What Trump’s early picks say about his administration

    The Donald J. Trump administration is looking a whole lot like the coalition who brought him the White House win.On Friday, Trump rolled out three more picks for the most powerful jobs in Washington, and they offered up a little something for everyone.Establishment Republicans, many of whom are ambivalent about joining the Trump administration,...

    EU’s Tusk stresses Ukraine cooperation in Trump call (AFP)
    Nov18

    EU’s Tusk stresses Ukraine cooperation in Trump call (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – European Council President Donald Tusk stressed the need for transatlantic cooperation on Ukraine during a phone call Friday with US President-elect Donald Trump, an EU source said. …read more Source: The West...

    Your letters: Flocking to welcome the gray jay, supporting minority communities
    Nov18

    Your letters: Flocking to welcome the gray jay, supporting minority communities

    A perfect choice as Canada’s bird Re: Is the gray jay fit to be Canada’s national bird, or is that just loony? Nov. 17. Smart, friendly and hardy – a perfect description of this bird. In the late 1950s, as a university student, I was fortunate to work three summers for Ontario Hydro in northern Ontario. I spent a lot of time in the...

    IMF Team: Ukraine Shows Signs Of Recovery, Progress Depends On Reforms
    Nov18

    IMF Team: Ukraine Shows Signs Of Recovery, Progress Depends On Reforms

    An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team visiting Ukraine on a fact-finding mission says the country’s economy is showing signs of recovery but the strength and durability of the recovery depend on progress in implementing reforms. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Vladimir Putin successfully launches nuclear test missile that can reach America in 12 minutes
    Nov18

    Vladimir Putin successfully launches nuclear test missile that can reach America in 12 minutes

    Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting with leadership of the Defense Ministry and military-industrial complex in the Bocharov Ruchei residence in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016. (Credit: Alexei Druzhinin/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP) Vladimir Putin has successfully test-launched a new supersonic missile that could breach...