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    US, Partners Plan European Military Exercise with 25,000 Troops
    Jun07

    US, Partners Plan European Military Exercise with 25,000 Troops

    About 25,000 military forces from the United States and 23 other countries will take part in a large-scale military exercise called Saber Guardian planned in Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania next month. In addition, several U.S. B-1B heavy bombers have arrived in Britain in support of two separate multinational exercises planned in the Baltic region...

    Halep roars back against Svitolina to reach semis
    Jun07

    Halep roars back against Svitolina to reach semis

    Former French Open runner-up Simona Halep staged a remarkable fightback and saved a match point to reach the semi-finals with a 3-6, 7-6(6), 6-0 win over Elina Svitolina yesterday.Romanian third seed Halep trailed by a set and 5-1 against the hard-hitting fifth seed but somehow dug herself out of a hole before storming to victory to set up a...

    Azerbaijan to open Trading House in Ukraine
    Jun07

    Azerbaijan to open Trading House in Ukraine

    Azerbaijan will open its Trading House in Ukraine, AzerTag reports quoting Minister of Economy Shahin Mustafayev. …read more Source:...

    EU, Russia Have Great Opportunity for Counterterrorism Cooperation – Official
    Jun07

    EU, Russia Have Great Opportunity for Counterterrorism Cooperation – Official

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — When asked about EU-Russia counterterrorism cooperation, Iklody said, “That’s a great opportunity and we don’t see as much interaction as we should.” The European Union and Russia are expected to continue cooperation on counterterrorism that was put on hold because of the Ukrainian crisis, Iklody said. “It was...

    Military mandate in Ukraine renewed for two years — no lethal aid offered
    Jun07

    Military mandate in Ukraine renewed for two years — no lethal aid offered

    Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland will announce this afternoon the future of Canada’s mission in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Canada announces more than $60 billion in new defence spending
    Jun07

    Canada announces more than $60 billion in new defence spending

    Canada’s new defence policy will mean new ships, planes, and staff over the next decade, as the Trudeau government works to modernize the aging military. Unveiled by Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan in Ottawa on Wednesday, the new defence policy comes after more than a year of consultation across the country, and stiff criticisms from...

    Glavin: America abandoned the world under Obama – not Trump
    Jun07

    Glavin: America abandoned the world under Obama – not Trump

    As an exercise in eloquently sugar-coating the facts of the shattered world order and Canada’s precarious place within the ruins, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland’s speech in the House of Commons Tuesday was a masterwork of tact and sobriety. Running in excess of 4,000 words, here’s the short version: We’ve had a...

    Canada to increase defence spending by $14 billion over 10 years
    Jun07

    Canada to increase defence spending by $14 billion over 10 years

    Canadian Army instructors discuss mechanized infantry defence tactics with their Ukrainian Armed Forces colleagues during Exercise RAPID TRIDENT in Starychi, Ukraine on June 30, 2016. (Joint Task Force Ukraine) OTTAWA – Canada will increase defence spending by $13.9 billion over the next decade, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said Wednesday as he...

    1 dead, 7 injured in fighting in eastern Ukraine
    Jun07

    1 dead, 7 injured in fighting in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Ukrainian government says at least one soldier was killed and seven others were injured in an apparent uptick in fighting in the country’s east.Fighting between government forces and Russia-backed separatists has… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Trump’s Republican Problem on Russia Sanctions
    Jun07

    Trump’s Republican Problem on Russia Sanctions

    Dimitri Alexander Simes National Security, United States of America Democrats have undoubtedly spearheaded the push to prevent Trump from pursuing his own “reset” with Russia. Republicans have also played a substantial role. On the question of removing sanctions against Russia, President Donald Trump faces just as much resistance from...