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    UN launches global warning site to publish attacks on commercial airlines more quickly
    Jul09

    UN launches global warning site to publish attacks on commercial airlines more quickly

    In response to downing to recent events such as downing of Commercial airlines Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine last year UN aviation wing has launched the global warming system. A UN website launched as part of a global response to the downing of a Malaysian airliner in 2014 will post warnings about potential attacks against aircraft more...

    NATO takes over US-built missile shield, amid Russian suspicion
    Jul09

    NATO takes over US-built missile shield, amid Russian suspicion

    NATO heads of state and other leaders participate in a family photo at the NATO Summit in Warsaw, Poland July 8, 2016. REUTERS WARSAW: NATO took command of a US-built missile shield in Europe on Friday after France won assurances that the multi-billion-dollar system would not be under Washington’s direct control. The missile shield, billed...

    NATO agrees to reinforce eastern Poland, Baltic states against Russia
    Jul09

    NATO agrees to reinforce eastern Poland, Baltic states against Russia

    US President Barack Obama delivers remarks on recent police-involved shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota after arriving ahead of a NATO Summit in Warsaw, Poland July 8, 2016. REUTERS WARSAW: NATO leaders agreed on Friday to deploy military forces to the Baltic states and eastern Poland for the first time and increase air and sea patrols to...

    Ukraine health minister held over alleged bribery scheme
    Jul09

    Ukraine health minister held over alleged bribery scheme

    KIEV: Ukraine’s security service said on Friday it had arrested the deputy health minister for allegedly running a bribery scheme that saw patients pay extra money for operations and other essential treatment. Deputy Health Minister Roman Vasylyshyn becomes the most prominent figure detained since the appointment of a new government in...

    NATO leaders gear up for threats from Russia, south
    Jul09

    NATO leaders gear up for threats from Russia, south

    WARSAW, Poland — NATO leaders geared up Friday for a long-term standoff with Russia, ordering multinational troops to Poland and the three Baltic states as Moscow moves forward with its own plans to station two new divisions along its western borders. Alliance Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said that on the first day of a landmark two-day...

    NATO to deploy military forces in Baltic states to deter Russia
    Jul09

    NATO to deploy military forces in Baltic states to deter Russia

    NATO leaders agree to deploy military forces to the Baltic states and eastern Poland for the first time and increase air and sea patrols to reassure allies following Russia’s seizure of Crimea from Ukraine. …read more Source: ABC...

    US expelled two Russian officials after ‘attack’ on US diplomat
    Jul09

    US expelled two Russian officials after ‘attack’ on US diplomat

    The United States expelled two Russian officials on June 17 in response to what it described as a Russian policeman’s attack on a US diplomat in Moscow earlier in the month, the State Department said. “On June 17, we expelled two Russian officials from the United States in response to this attack,” State Department spokesman John Kirby told...

    U.S., NATO troop buildup in Eastern Europe to counter Russians is largest since Cold War
    Jul09

    U.S., NATO troop buildup in Eastern Europe to counter Russians is largest since Cold War

    JUDY WOODRUFF: Next: Leaders from NATO countries met in Poland today to finalize plans to beef up the military alliance. For the first time since the Cold War, multinational troops will continuously rotate through four countries in Eastern Europe. Special correspondent Nick Schifrin, with the help of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting,...

    Obama downplays Brexit impact at NATO summit
    Jul09

    Obama downplays Brexit impact at NATO summit

    WARSAW: US President Barack Obama insisted Friday Brexit would not harm transatlantic unity but warned against a bitter divorce undermining security in the face of a resurgent Russia. Britain’s shock vote to leave the European Union dominated Obama’s final NATO summit, which comes at what he called the most critical time for the...

    Maclean’s on the Hill: Jason Kenney on his return to Alberta
    Jul09

    Maclean’s on the Hill: Jason Kenney on his return to Alberta

    Each week, the Maclean’s Ottawa bureau sits down with Cormac Mac Sweeney to discuss the headlines of the week. This week, despite being seen as the natural frontrunner, Calgary MP Jason Kenney opted out of the federal Conservative leadership contest. Instead, he’ll look to become a provincial leader and unite the right in Alberta. To...