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    Mattis: US ‘Actively Reviewing’ Sending Defensive Lethal Weapons to Ukraine
    Aug25

    Mattis: US ‘Actively Reviewing’ Sending Defensive Lethal Weapons to Ukraine

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday during a visit to Ukraine that the Trump administration was “actively reviewing” whether to provide lethal defensive weapons to the war-torn country. When asked whether Russia might see such a move as a threat, Mattis responded, “Defensive weapons are not provocative unless...

    Union boss backs Emily Thornberry as next Labour leader
    Aug25

    Union boss backs Emily Thornberry as next Labour leader

    Credits Leon Neal/Getty Images Alt Text Emily Thornberry campaigning in the run up to June’s general election Len McCluskey says the next leader must be a woman and calls the shadow foreign secretary a ‘unifying figure’ One-Minute Read Friday, August 25, 2017 – 6:37am …read more Source: The...

    Golden smile
    Aug25

    Golden smile

    Mutaz Essa Barshim of Qatar celebrates after winning the gold medal in high jump at the IAAF Athletics Diamond League meeting in Zurich yesterday. Newly-crowned world champion Barshim cleared 2.36m, followed by Majed Aldin Ghazal (Syria) 2.31m and Bohdan Bondarenko (Ukraine) 2.31m. …read more Source: Gulf...

    Mattis: US ‘Actively Reviewing’ Sending Defensive Lethal Weapons to Ukraine
    Aug25

    Mattis: US ‘Actively Reviewing’ Sending Defensive Lethal Weapons to Ukraine

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday during a visit to Ukraine that the Trump administration was “actively reviewing” whether to provide lethal defensive weapons to the war-torn country. When asked whether Russia might see such a move as a threat, Mattis responded, “Defensive weapons are not provocative unless...

    Union boss backs Emily Thornberry as next Labour leader
    Aug25

    Union boss backs Emily Thornberry as next Labour leader

    Credits Leon Neal/Getty Images Alt Text Emily Thornberry campaigning in the run up to June’s general election Len McCluskey says the next leader must be a woman and calls the shadow foreign secretary a ‘unifying figure’ One-Minute Read Friday, August 25, 2017 – 6:37am …read more Source: The...

    Russia State Media: Russians See Crimea as ‘First Step in the Reunification of Russia’
    Aug25

    Russia State Media: Russians See Crimea as ‘First Step in the Reunification of Russia’

    Russia’s RIA Novosti, a state-run Russian-language outlet, published a story on the occasion of Ukraine’s Independence Day to celebrate the annexation of Crimea as “the first step in the reunification of Russia.” …read more Source:...

    NATO Chief: 2 Experts to Attend Russia-Belarus War Games
    Aug25

    NATO Chief: 2 Experts to Attend Russia-Belarus War Games

    NATO’s chief says the military alliance will send two experts to attend Russia’s war games with Belarus, after Minsk invited them to take part. The war games, known as Zapad (West in Russian) and starting on Sept. 14, have raised tensions between NATO and Russia. Zapad will see thousands of troops and equipment from Russia and Belarus...

    Champions League: Man Utd draw Benfica, Basle and CSKA Moscow
    Aug25

    Champions League: Man Utd draw Benfica, Basle and CSKA Moscow

    Manchester United’s return to the Champions League has seen them handed a kind draw after they were grouped with Benfica, Basle and CSKA Moscow. The Red Devils were absent from Europe’s premier club competition last season but are back after winning the Europa League. Champions League group stage draw in full Group A: Benfica,...

    Russia State Media: Russians See Crimea as ‘First Step in the Reunification of Russia’
    Aug25

    Russia State Media: Russians See Crimea as ‘First Step in the Reunification of Russia’

    Russia’s RIA Novosti, a state-run Russian-language outlet, published a story on the occasion of Ukraine’s Independence Day to celebrate the annexation of Crimea as “the first step in the reunification of Russia.” …read more Source:...

    Mattis vows support for Ukraine but stops short of promising weapons
    Aug25

    Mattis vows support for Ukraine but stops short of promising weapons

    Defense Secretary James N. Mattis condemned Russia’s attempts to “redraw international borders by force” and pledged support for Ukraine on Thursday but stopped short of promising U.S. weapons for Ukraine’s fight against pro-Russia separatists. Mattis is the first Pentagon chief in a decade to… …read more Source: Los...