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    U.S. House Backs Increase In Defense Spending For European Deployments
    May19

    U.S. House Backs Increase In Defense Spending For European Deployments

    The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a new $602 billion defense policy bill that backs increased spending for bolstered military deployments in Europe. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Two Ukrainian troops, one civilian killed in rebel east
    May19

    Two Ukrainian troops, one civilian killed in rebel east

    KIEV: Two Ukrainian soldiers and a civilian have been killed in eastern Ukraine amid deadlocked international efforts to halt the violence, the military said on Thursday. “As a result of hostilities, over the past 24 hours two Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and two more wounded”, Ukrainian military spokesman Oleksandr Motuzyanyk...

    Montenegro set to become 29th member of NATO
    May19

    Montenegro set to become 29th member of NATO

    Montenegrin is rarely among the languages needed at NATO press conferences, but it was on Thursday after Prime Minister Milo Đukanović signed a protocol on the country’s accession to the alliance. Full membership is set to follow and Đukanović said he’s optimistic it will happen soon. “I believe this will be possible within a year,”...

    Azerbaijani cargo plane crashes in Afghanistan killing 7
    May19

    Azerbaijani cargo plane crashes in Afghanistan killing 7

    BAKU: An Azerbaijani freight plane has crashed in Afghanistan killing seven crew members while two survived, the Caucasus nation’s aviation authorities said Thursday. The Antonov-12 plane that belonged to Azerbaijan’s Silk Way cargo airline crashed on take-off from Dwyer airbase in the southern Helmand province, Azerbaijan’s...

    Montenegro’s NATO Moment
    May19

    Montenegro’s NATO Moment

    NATO has formally invited Montenegro to join the military alliance, adding a new member for only the seventh time in its 67-year history.“As of today, Montenegro will have a seat at NATO’s table, taking part in all our meetings as an observer,” NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday.NATO foreign ministers signed the document...

    Referendumania
    May19

    Referendumania

    JAN HERFKENS, a 25-year-old law student in Amsterdam, did not want to vote in the Netherlands’ recent referendum on the European Union’s trade deal with Ukraine. “We already have one big referendum,” he says, meaning the general election; he would rather elect representatives to handle policy issues than vote on them himself. The...

    Trump and the Walling Off of the World
    May19

    Trump and the Walling Off of the World

    In recent days, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama have criticized Donald Trump as hopelessly old-fashioned. During a rally in New Jersey on Friday, the former U.S. president argued that his wife has a better understanding of today’s interconnected world than her Republican opponent in the 2016 election. The proof was Trump’s plan to build...

    Op-Ed Contributor: Russia Is Trying to Wipe Out Crimea’s Tatars
    May19

    Op-Ed Contributor: Russia Is Trying to Wipe Out Crimea’s Tatars

    More than two years after Putin annexed the peninsula, the world has turned a blind eye. …read more Source: The New York...

    The Struggle To Find Ukraine’s Missing Soldiers
    May19

    The Struggle To Find Ukraine’s Missing Soldiers

    During the course of the war in eastern Ukraine, hundreds of Ukrainian soldiers have been either captured as POWs or gone missing during the fighting. During the battle of Ilovaisk in August 2014, Ukrainian soldiers became encircled by Russian regular soldiers and separatist fighters. After intense negotiations the Ukrainians eventually managed...

    EU’s Mogherini sees Russia sanctions being renewed
    May19

    EU’s Mogherini sees Russia sanctions being renewed

    European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini expects sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine to be renewed in July, she told a German newspaper on Thursday. …read more Source:...