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    Russia to open new missile warning station in Crimea
    May18

    Russia to open new missile warning station in Crimea

    A new missile attack station will be opened by Russia in Crimea in the latest round of new projects by the country …read more Source: World...

    Spain and Portugal could face EU sanctions over national budgets
    May18

    Spain and Portugal could face EU sanctions over national budgets

    The European Commission will decide Wednesday whether to issue fines to Spain and Portugal for exceeding the EU’s budget deficit limit of 3 percent of GDP. The college of commissioners may impose fines, which can be set at a maximum of 0.2 percent of GDP, delay its decision, or give the countries more time to meet targets. At last...

    Rio 2016: 31 athletes caught in drug retests, might face ban
    May18

    Rio 2016: 31 athletes caught in drug retests, might face ban

    In a major doping crackdown stretching back eight years, 31 athletes in six sports could be barred from competing in this year’s Olympics after they were caught in retesting of drug samples from the 2008 Beijing Games, and other positive cases could emerge from the 2012 London Games. The International Olympic Committee opened disciplinary...

    Russian Nationalist Dugin Says EU Denied Him Entry
    May18

    Russian Nationalist Dugin Says EU Denied Him Entry

    A prominent Kremlin-connected nationalist ideologue says he has been denied entry into the European Union after arriving at a Greek airport despite not being on an EU sanctions list. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump would talk to N.Korea’s Kim, wants to renegotiate climate accord
    May18

    Trump would talk to N.Korea’s Kim, wants to renegotiate climate accord

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Tuesday he is willing to talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to stop Pyongyang’s nuclear program, proposing a major shift in U.S. policy toward the isolated nation. In a wide-ranging interview with Reuters, Trump also called for a renegotiation of the Paris climate accord,...

    China stages war games days ahead of Taiwan inauguration
    May18

    China stages war games days ahead of Taiwan inauguration

    BEIJING (AP) — China is staging joint war games featuring mock beach landing, helicopter assaults and tank battles along its east coast facing Taiwan, just days before the inauguration of the self-governing island’s new independence-leaning president. The Defense Ministry said Wednesday the air, land and sea drills were aimed at “testing...

    UN Calls On Russia To Respect Crimean Tatar Rights On Key Anniversary
    May18

    UN Calls On Russia To Respect Crimean Tatar Rights On Key Anniversary

    The United Nations called on Russia to respect minority rights on the May 18 anniversary of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin’s mass deportation of Tatars from Crimea in 1944. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Eurovision star brushes off Russian fury over Sweden win
    May18

    Eurovision star brushes off Russian fury over Sweden win

    Ukraine’s Eurovision winner has dismissed Russia’s anger over her triumph in Stockholm as a sign of “weakness” from a sore loser who saw political plots hatched in a light-hearted event. …read more Source: The Local...

    Trump would talk to North Korea’s Kim, wants to renegotiate climate accord
    May18

    Trump would talk to North Korea’s Kim, wants to renegotiate climate accord

    A combination photo shows a Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) handout of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un released on May 10, 2016, and Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump posing for a photo after an interview with Reuters in his office in Trump Tower, in the Manhattan borough of New York City, US, May 17, 2016. REUTERS NEW YORK:...

    US election: Donald Trump open to talks with North Korea
    May18

    US election: Donald Trump open to talks with North Korea

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. –AP photo Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he is willing to meet the North Korean leader to discuss Pyongyang’s nuclear programme. ‘I would speak to him, I would have no problem speaking to him,’ the businessman said of Kim Jong-un....