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    ‘The Sound of God’: In Iraq, US Airpower Bolsters the Peshmerga’s Fight Against ISIS
    May18

    ‘The Sound of God’: In Iraq, US Airpower Bolsters the Peshmerga’s Fight Against ISIS

    MOSUL FRONT, Iraq—The old peshmerga general smiled at the sound of the U.S. fighter jets. “That’s the sound of God,” he said. Gen. Omar Hama Ali Farag held a pair of binoculars to his eyes, scanning Islamic State positions about a mile away, across the Great Zab River in the direction of Mosul. “There’s two Daesh fighters hiding...

    Navy Releases Full Video Footage Of Russian Fighter Jets Buzzing US Warship In The Baltic
    May18

    Navy Releases Full Video Footage Of Russian Fighter Jets Buzzing US Warship In The Baltic

    The US Navy has released about a dozen videos that show Russian fighter jets and a helicopter “buzzing” a US Navy destroyer in the Baltic Sea.The incidents occurred over a two-day period last month, and were first documented in a series of short clips released on YouTube by the Navy. In the newly released footage, which the Navy made...

    Belarus’ Tsurkin 5th in European Swimming Championships in London
    May18

    Belarus’ Tsurkin 5th in European Swimming Championships in London

    The Belarusian clocked 23.67 seconds in the final. Andriy Govorov of Ukraine claimed gold in 22.92. Silver went to Cseh Laszlo of Hungary (23.31), with Ben Proud of the UK taking bronze in 23.67. …read more Source:...

    Turkey: Deportation of Tatars a dark page in history
    May18

    Turkey: Deportation of Tatars a dark page in history

    Presidential spokesman says 2 years after Russia’s illegal annexation, Turkey continues to stand with Crimean Tatars …read more Source: Anadolu...

    MEPs Review Use of Loans and Corruption in Ukraine
    May18

    MEPs Review Use of Loans and Corruption in Ukraine

    18 de mayo de 2016, 10:07Kiev, May 18 (Prensa Latina) The Committee on Budgetary Control in the European Parliament is investigating the spending of European funds, and how the fight against corruption involving those finances goes. …read more Source: Prensa...

    Iran handball team concedes loss against CSKA Kyiv
    May18

    Iran handball team concedes loss against CSKA Kyiv

    The national Iranian men’s junior handball team loses 28-31 to CSKA Kyiv of Ukraine in a friendly match. …read more Source:...

    4 things you need to know about the Cossacks fighting Russia’s opposition groups
    May18

    4 things you need to know about the Cossacks fighting Russia’s opposition groups

    Today’s Cossacks are a far cry from their Czarist-era ancestors, the fierce horsemen with woollen papakha hats, sabres and horsewhips, best known as a buffer force on the borders of the Russian Empire. But revival communities of Russians claiming Cossack heritage are increasingly making their mark as conservative shock troops, fighting...

    Queen says UK to continue Ukraine, Syria peace efforts
    May18

    Queen says UK to continue Ukraine, Syria peace efforts

    Queen Elizabeth II delivers speech at State Opening of Parliament, which marks formal start of UK parliamentary year …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Report: UN cuts LGBTI groups from AIDS conference
    May18

    Report: UN cuts LGBTI groups from AIDS conference

    The US, EU and Canada are protesting the UN’s decision to bar 11 NGOs from an AIDS conference. The UN has reportedly excluded LGBTI advocacy groups from Egypt, Guyana, Jamaica, Peru and Ukraine, among other nations. …read more Source:...

    Armenian Embassy focuses on incident between Armenians and Azerbaijanis in Lvov
    May18

    Armenian Embassy focuses on incident between Armenians and Azerbaijanis in Lvov

    During the May 12-15 European Kung-Fu Championship in Lvov, Ukraine, the Azerbaijani team entered the ring and attacked the athlete from Nagorno Karabakh, who was winning the bout …read more Source:...