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    The exotic new weapons the Pentagon wants to deter Russia and China
    Feb24

    The exotic new weapons the Pentagon wants to deter Russia and China

    Evan Vucci/AP PhotoLittle noticed amid the daily news bulletins about the Islamic State and Syria, the Pentagon has begun a push for exotic new weapons that can deter Russia and China. Pentagon officials have started talking openly about using the latest tools of artificial intelligence and machine learning to create robot weapons,...

    Ukraine agrees to Russian proposal to lift truck ban
    Feb24

    Ukraine agrees to Russian proposal to lift truck ban

    Ukraine will accept a Russian proposal to lift reciprocal transit bans on road cargo, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Antonov transports to be built in Saudi Arabia
    Feb24

    Antonov transports to be built in Saudi Arabia

    Richard TomkinsKIEV, Ukraine, Feb. 24 (UPI) — Antonov, the Ukrainian aircraft manufacture, is to open a facility in Saudi Arabia with Taqnia Aeronautics and produce AN-132 multi-purpose transport planes. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia gives a gift of 10,000 automatic rifles to Afghanistan
    Feb24

    Russia gives a gift of 10,000 automatic rifles to Afghanistan

    KABUL: Afghan officials took delivery of 10,000 automatic rifles and millions of rounds of ammunition as a gift from Russia on Wednesday, another sign of deepening involvement by Moscow in the war-torn country. Dependent almost entirely on foreign aid, Afghan security forces are struggling to secure the country amid a rising insurgency. As the...

    Ukraine agrees to Russian proposal to lift truck ban
    Feb24

    Ukraine agrees to Russian proposal to lift truck ban

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine will accept a Russian proposal to lift reciprocal transit bans on road cargo, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    UK voters divided over Brexit: Poll
    Feb24

    UK voters divided over Brexit: Poll

    A referendum to decide Britain’s future in or out of the European Union (EU) set for June 23 has divided the British public, according to an opinion poll released on Wednesday. Thirty-eight percent of those polled by YouGov for ‘The Times’ backed “Brexit” or an exit from the 28-nation economic bloc and 37 % wished to...

    Russia Gives a Gift of 10,000 Automatic Rifles to Afghanistan
    Feb24

    Russia Gives a Gift of 10,000 Automatic Rifles to Afghanistan

    Afghan officials took delivery of 10,000 automatic rifles and millions of rounds of ammunition as a gift from Russia on Wednesday, another sign of deepening involvement by Moscow in the war-torn country. Dependent almost entirely on foreign aid, Afghan security forces are struggling to secure the country amid a rising insurgency. As the NATO-led...

    REPORT: French special forces are waging a ‘secret war’ against ISIS in Libya
    Feb24

    REPORT: French special forces are waging a ‘secret war’ against ISIS in Libya

    Thomson ReutersPARIS (Reuters) – French special forces and intelligence commandos are engaged in covert operations against Islamic State militants in Libya in conjunction with the United States and Britain, the French newspaper Le Monde reported on Wednesday. It said President Francois Hollande had authorized “unofficial military...

    Ukrainian Forces Report Surge in Pro-Russian Rebel Shelling
    Feb24

    Ukrainian Forces Report Surge in Pro-Russian Rebel Shelling

    Ukraine’s forces stationed in the east have reported shelling from pro-Russian rebels, in a massive surge in ceasefire violations since Tuesday morning. The Anti-Terrorist Operations command (ATO), the press center for forces stationed in the war-torn Donetsk and Luhansk regions, reported on Wednesday morning that over the last day it had...

    Turkey’s president says Russia continues to violate Turkish airspace
    Feb24

    Turkey’s president says Russia continues to violate Turkish airspace

    Sergei Karpukhin/ReutersANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday accused Russia of continuing to violate Turkish airspace, three months after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border. Erdogan, who was speaking to a group of local officials in Ankara in a speech broadcast live, also said the Syrian...