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    French and Russian authorities to increase fan zone security
    Nov24

    French and Russian authorities to increase fan zone security

    PARIS (AP) — French and Russian authorities plan to increase security at fan zones at next year’s European Championship and the 2018 World Cup following the attacks in Paris. French Interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve said Tuesday security for Euro 2016, scheduled from June 10-July 10 in France, will be reinforced to ensure “the fan zones...

    Barcelona host Roma amid heightened security measures
    Nov24

    Barcelona host Roma amid heightened security measures

    Sports Desk Fresh from their domestic demolition of Real Madrid, Barcelona will be aiming to advance to the Champions League knockout rounds for a 12th straight year when they host Roma on Tuesday, reports AP. The terrorist attacks in Paris, however, continue to cast a long shadow over European football, and Barcelona have announced increased...

    Main French Opposition: End EU Embargo on Russia
    Nov24

    Main French Opposition: End EU Embargo on Russia

    France’s main opposition party, The Republicans, on Tuesday called on President Francois Hollande to push for an end to the European Union sanctions on Russia over its activities in Ukraine. “That’s the sensible position,” said Christian Jacob, president of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy’s The Republicans...

    Russia prepares reprisals against Ukraine over Crimea blackout
    Nov24

    Russia prepares reprisals against Ukraine over Crimea blackout

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – Russia said on Tuesday it would cut off gas supplies to Ukraine and threatened to halt coal deliveries, ratcheting up a dispute over a power blackout in Crimea at a time when a ceasefire between Kiev and separatist rebels is fraying. …read more Source:...

    Turkey Downs Putin’s Agenda
    Nov24

    Turkey Downs Putin’s Agenda

    Russia had it coming. Turkish fighter jets today shot down a Russian Su-24 in what was allegedly a violation of its airspace. Russia promptly denied the transgression but Turkey remains adamant it only acted in self-defense — and after giving multiple warnings. If proven right, it won’t be the first time Russian jets have made...

    New Ukrainian Police Banned from Using Russian Social Networks
    Nov24

    New Ukrainian Police Banned from Using Russian Social Networks

    No more VK or Odnokklassniki for Ukraine’s patrol police, pictured here on their first day of work in Kyiv in July 2015. Photo by Oleksandr Ratushniak for Demotix. Members of Ukraine’s new patrol police force make frequent appearances on social media—in fact, their penchant for posing for selfies and featuring in testimonials on...

    Defence review: what is Britain’s place in the world?
    Nov24

    Defence review: what is Britain’s place in the world?

    David Cameron (centre) visits the Royal Air Force station RAF Northolt, in west London. © Justin Tallis/PA Wire/Press Association Images Despite some recent evidence to the contrary, the British have a vocation for strategy. We did not outfight Germany twice in the 20th Century; we did, though, make better use of intelligence and industrial...

    Mourinho: Chelsea confidence growing after dismal start
    Nov24

    Mourinho: Chelsea confidence growing after dismal start

    "We haven't qualified yet but we are OK, everything is in our hands. If we play like we have been doing we can win," Mourinho added. Chelsea are growing in confidence after a poor start to the season and optimistic for Champions League qualification ahead of Tuesday’s tie against last-placed Maccabi Tel Aviv in Israel,...

    Situation Report: Turkey downs Russian jet; the Dutch and Brits mull striking Syria; details of the U.S. role in the Saudi bombing campaign in Yemen; U.S. Special Ops arrive in Ukraine; and lots more
    Nov24

    Situation Report: Turkey downs Russian jet; the Dutch and Brits mull striking Syria; details of the U.S. role in the Saudi bombing campaign in Yemen; U.S. Special Ops arrive in Ukraine; and lots more

    By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley BREAKING: Turkey shot down a Russian jet it says violated Turkish airspace on Tuesday, after Turkish officials say they warned the jet to turn around “10 times within five minutes” when it strayed into Turkish airspace. The Russian Ministry of Defense confirmed that one of its jets was shot … …read...

    Ukraine bans cargo shipments to Crimea amid power blackout
    Nov24

    Ukraine bans cargo shipments to Crimea amid power blackout

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 24 (UPI) — Ukraine began a trade boycott of Crimea, as a power blackout in Crimea, caused by the sabotage of the Ukrainian electricity grid, continues. …read more Source: United Press...