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    NATO needs to beef up defence of Baltic airspace – top commander
    Mar29

    NATO needs to beef up defence of Baltic airspace – top commander

    NATO should upgrade its air patrols in the Baltic states into a combat-ready force that would be able to defend them in time of war, the defence alliance’s top commander said on Tuesday. A multi-national NATO force currently has eight jets patrolling the skies over Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. This air policing operation was increased...

    Ukraine’s parliament sacks corruption-tainted prosecutor (AFP)
    Mar29

    Ukraine’s parliament sacks corruption-tainted prosecutor (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday sacked the country’s chief prosecutor over his alleged attempts to stall high-profile corruption investigations and cover up state graft. …read more Source: The West...

    Hopes fade of imminent deal to end Ukraine political crisis
    Mar29

    Hopes fade of imminent deal to end Ukraine political crisis

    Ukraine’s prospects of forming a new coalition – vital to get IMF loan talks back on track – were thrown into fresh doubt on Tuesday after Yulia Tymoshenko pressed demands as the price of taking her Fatherland Party into an alliance. …read more Source: Channel...

    Unusual plane hijackings since 2001
    Mar29

    Unusual plane hijackings since 2001

    LARNACA: Airplane hijackings such as the one that unfolded on Tuesday involving an Egyptian airliner have become relatively rare since the September 11, 2001 terror attacks led to increased security. Here are some examples: February 17, 2014: An Ethiopian Airlines flight to Rome with 202 people on board is diverted by its unarmed copilot to...

    Stéphane Dion: On ‘responsible conviction’ and Liberal foreign policy
    Mar29

    Stéphane Dion: On ‘responsible conviction’ and Liberal foreign policy

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Stephane Dion with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right to left, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie Marie-Claude Bibeau and Minister of National Defence Harjit Sajjan during a press conference at the National Press Theatre on Feb. 8, 2016. (Sean Kilpatrick, CP) For the record, prepared remarks...

    United States welcomes Belarus’ neutral position on Ukraine crisis
    Mar29

    United States welcomes Belarus’ neutral position on Ukraine crisis

    “It is important for us to discuss matters of military security in Europe with Belarus. We highly appreciate Belarus’ neutral position on the situation in Ukraine and the fact that it hosts meetings aimed at resolving the conflict,” Michael Carpenter said. …read more Source:...

    Kazakh Steppe Once Again Calls Brave Knights to Battle
    Mar29

    Kazakh Steppe Once Again Calls Brave Knights to Battle

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Knights wearing ancient armour and holding heavy swords and shields walk in the centre of the city. Is it a dream? No, it is the Blade of Steppe, an event organised by Temir Tumen club where gathered knights from various nations to fight and learn who is...

    Ukraine Coalition Falters, Delaying Billions in IMF Loans
    Mar29

    Ukraine Coalition Falters, Delaying Billions in IMF Loans

    Critics say the failure to form a coalition would delay reforms further and boost support for populist parties who oppose the IMF-backed austerity measures. …read more Source:...

    Armenia’s Membership to EEU was Positive: Vache Gabrielyan
    Mar29

    Armenia’s Membership to EEU was Positive: Vache Gabrielyan

    Vache Gabrielyan, RA Vice Prime Minister, Minister for International Economic Integration and Reforms, gives positive assessment to Armenia’s engagement with Eurasian Economic Union (EEU). “We have analyzed economic indicators for the first six months of Armenia’s membership to EEU, which is available at the Ministry’s website....

    Ukrainian parliament accepts resignation of top prosecutor
    Mar29

    Ukrainian parliament accepts resignation of top prosecutor

    The Ukrainian parliament Tuesday approved the long-pending resignation of the country’s Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin with 289 votes, meeting the required minimum benchmark of 226 votes, according to its website statement. …read more Source: China Internet Information...