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    Belarusian military in Ukraine on inspection tour
    Jul05

    Belarusian military in Ukraine on inspection tour

    The inspection tour will take place in line with the agreement between the Government of Belarus and the Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers on additional confidence- and security-building measures. The inspection group of Belarus will also visit one of the military units of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. …read more Source:...

    Rio 2016: India’s Neeraj Goyat one step closer to Olympic qualification
    Jul05

    Rio 2016: India’s Neeraj Goyat one step closer to Olympic qualification

    WBC Asian champion Neeraj Goyat was the lone Indian left in fray for an Olympic berth after he entered the semifinals even as other two bowed out following first round losses in the International Boxing Association’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament for professional boxers in Vargas, Venezuela. The 24-year-old Neeraj (69kg) defeated...

    Dhaka terror attack: Bodies of seven Japanese return from Bangladesh
    Jul05

    Dhaka terror attack: Bodies of seven Japanese return from Bangladesh

    Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, left, lays flowers on the coffins of the victims who were killed in the last weekend’s attack on a restaurant in Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, at Tokyo airport. (AP Photo) Under gray skies, the bodies of the seven Japanese killed in a militant attack in Bangladesh returned to home soil early Tuesday...

    NATO head applauds Canada’s boosted presence in Eastern Europe
    Jul05

    NATO head applauds Canada’s boosted presence in Eastern Europe

    OTTAWA – The head of NATO has praised Canada for agreeing to take a leadership role in the standoff with Russia, even as new figures show Canadian defence spending has fallen to record lows. The Liberal government announced last week that Canada would join Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States in leading a 4,000-strong NATO force in...

    Theresa May demands vote on renewing Trident within WEEKS claiming ‘we have waited long enough’

    She claimed “we have waited long enough” to get new nuclear weapons amid the rise of North Korea and Russia’s “illegal annexation of Crimea” …read more Source:...

    “Mea Culpa” Foreign Policy
    Jul05

    “Mea Culpa” Foreign Policy

    Turkey’s relations with its near neighbors have been strained over the last few years, being pushed to breaking point with Israel since 2010, with Egypt since 2013 and with Russia since November 2015, for various reasons. Hoping to turn a new page, Ankara has recently adopted a policy of mea culpa in a bid to normalize its relations with...

    Russians angry over spike in travel plans to Turkey
    Jul05

    Russians angry over spike in travel plans to Turkey

    Russians are taking to social media to rage against their fellow countrymen who are making plans to travel to Turkey. The reactions are appear to indicate that many Russians still haven’t forgiven their neighbors to the south for downing a Russian jet near the Syria-Turkey border in November. Over the weekend, a major Russian news site...

    NATO chief sees Canada’s troop commitment as ‘open-ended’
    Jul05

    NATO chief sees Canada’s troop commitment as ‘open-ended’

    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg applauded Canada’s decision to contribute land troops to a small force aimed at deterring Russia in Eastern Europe, a commitment that he describes as “open-ended.” In an exclusive interview with CBC News ahead of this week’s pivotal NATO summit in Warsaw, the secretary general also dismissed critics...

    Nato-Russia talks after Warsaw summit
    Jul04

    Nato-Russia talks after Warsaw summit

    Brussels: Nato is set to hold formal talks with Russia shortly after a summit in Warsaw this week where the alliance will endorse a military buildup following the Ukraine conflict, chief Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday. In April the Nato-Russia Council held its first meeting since June 2014 when relations were effectively frozen, and the talks...

    AP Interview: NATO to end central Europe’s fears of Russia
    Jul04

    AP Interview: NATO to end central Europe’s fears of Russia

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Decisions to be approved at this week’s NATO summit in Warsaw will build a deterrence force that should make Russia “forget about threatening Poland” and other nations, Poland’s defense minister said Monday. Antoni Macierewicz spoke to The Associated Press just four days before about 2,000 delegates from the 28...