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    ‘I Wouldn’t Pick on America’: The War on ISIS Gets Personal for the US Navy
    Jul28

    ‘I Wouldn’t Pick on America’: The War on ISIS Gets Personal for the US Navy

    USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, Mediterranean Sea—The sound of aircraft launching off the flight deck rumble deep within the bowels of the aircraft carrier. Conversations in the officers’ mess room, where I’m having chicken cacciatore for lunch, dutifully pause while the jet engines above decks run up to full afterburner. Then, the walls and...

    Three-man crew blasts off to International Space Station
    Jul28

    Three-man crew blasts off to International Space Station

    The arrival of the three astronauts will boost the ISS back up to its full capacity of six for the time since April, after Russia decided to cut the number of its cosmonauts to two -AFP photo BAIKONUR KAZAKHSTAN: A three-man crew from Italy, Russia and the United States on Friday blasted off from Kazakhstan for a five-month mission on the...

    ‘You snakes’ — Russia’s deputy PM to Romanian authorities
    Jul28

    ‘You snakes’ — Russia’s deputy PM to Romanian authorities

    Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin called Romanian authorities “snakes” after they refused to allow a plane on which he was a passenger to enter Romanian airspace as it flew to Moldova. “Romanian authorities endangered the lives of the passengers on board the S7 airline flight — women and children,” Rogozin tweeted...

    U.S. Black Hawks To Replace Russian Helicopters In Afghanistan
    Jul28

    U.S. Black Hawks To Replace Russian Helicopters In Afghanistan

    KABUL (TOLONews): Afghan and U.S. officials said efforts are underway to replace Russian MI-35 strike aircrafts with American Black Hawks within the next three months as part of the government’s plans to increase the number of the Afghan Air Force (AAF) aircrafts to 260 from a total of 120 within the upcoming seven years. Statistics by the...

    Romania blocks Russia minister plane to Moldova (AFP)
    Jul28

    Romania blocks Russia minister plane to Moldova (AFP)

    Bucharest (AFP) – Romania said Friday it had blocked a Moldova-bound plane carrying Russia’s deputy prime minister Dmitry Rogozin from entering its airspace because of an EU travel ban linked to sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukrainian Patriarch Calls For Unity Against Russian ‘Aggressor’
    Jul28

    Ukrainian Patriarch Calls For Unity Against Russian ‘Aggressor’

    Thousands of followers of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyivan Patriarchate, led by Ukrainian Patriarch Filaret, performed a traditional cross-bearing procession in Kyiv on July 28 to mark the Day of the Christianization of Kievan Rus. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Patients lose in battle over health care in Ukraine
    Jul28

    Patients lose in battle over health care in Ukraine

    KYIV – Ulana Suprun wore the blouse in which her grandmother got married at the age of 17 before having to flee Ukraine during World War II when she was appointed as first deputy health minister of Ukraine on July 22, 2016. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    U.S. envoy cites “astonishing” number  of ceasefire violations in “hot war”
    Jul28

    U.S. envoy cites “astonishing” number of ceasefire violations in “hot war”

    KYIV – The new U.S. special envoy for Ukraine peace negotiations said he was stunned by the number of ceasefire violations in the country’s war-torn east after making his first visit to the region. Kurt Volker, who was recently appointed as Washington’s point man for talks on ending the war between Kyiv’s forces and...

    Government strips ex-Nazi squad member Oberlander of citizenship again: lawyer
    Jul28

    Government strips ex-Nazi squad member Oberlander of citizenship again: lawyer

    TORONTO — A lawyer for a former Nazi death squad member says the Canadian government has once again stripped the 93-year-old man of his citizenship. Ronald Poulton says it is the fourth time the government has taken the step against Helmut Oberlander, and the Waterloo, Ont., resident plans to challenge the decision. Poulton says Oberlander has...

    Envoy: U.S. considering  sending arms to Ukraine
    Jul28

    Envoy: U.S. considering sending arms to Ukraine

    PARIS – The new U.S. special envoy for efforts to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine, Kurt Volker, says Washington is considering sending Kyiv weapons to help government forces defend themselves against Russia-backed separatists. Providing lethal defensive weapons would allow Kyiv to “defend itself if Russia were to take further steps against...