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    Fears that Canada may help neo-Nazis in Ukraine with training mission starting soon
    Jun17

    Fears that Canada may help neo-Nazis in Ukraine with training mission starting soon

    U.S. lawmakers have voted to block American troops from training a unit with neo-Nazi members that’s operating with Ukraine’s forces — a move that raises questions about what safeguards Canada has to ensure it doesn’t help extremist groups. Canadian soldiers from Petawawa Garrison in the Ottawa Valley are preparing to head to...

    Russia arms buildup ‘destabilizing’ and ‘dangerous,’ NATO warns
    Jun17

    Russia arms buildup ‘destabilizing’ and ‘dangerous,’ NATO warns

    Russia’s military will add over 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles this year alone that are capable of piercing any missile defences, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday in a blunt reminder of the nation’s nuclear might amid tensions with the West over Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Queen’s Club shocker no problem for Nadal
    Jun17

    Queen’s Club shocker no problem for Nadal

    London (AFP) – Rafael Nadal insists his shock defeat in the first round at Queen’s Club won’t damage his chances of a strong challenge for the Wimbledon title.Nadal’s disappointing 2015 campaign suffered another setback on Tuesday when the 14-time Grand Slam winner was dumped out of the Wimbledon warm-up event by...

    News of the day from across the world, June 17
    Jun17

    News of the day from across the world, June 17

    Russia’s military this year alone will receive over 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of piercing any missile defenses, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday in a blunt reminder of the nation’s nuclear might amid tensions with the West over Ukraine. Putin made the statement at the opening of an arms show at a shooting...

    U.S. snubs Ukrainian neo-Nazi unit as questions remain about Canada’s safeguards
    Jun17

    U.S. snubs Ukrainian neo-Nazi unit as questions remain about Canada’s safeguards

    U.S. lawmakers have voted to block American troops from training a unit with neo-Nazi members that’s operating with Ukraine’s forces — a move that raises questions about what safeguards Canada has to ensure it doesn’t help extremist groups. Canadian soldiers from Petawawa Garrison in the Ottawa Valley are preparing to head to...

    Russia to add 40 new intercontinental missiles this year
    Jun17

    Russia to add 40 new intercontinental missiles this year

    MOSCOW — Russia’s military will add over 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles this year alone that are capable of piercing any missile defenses, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday in a blunt reminder of the nation’s nuclear might amid tensions with the West over Ukraine.Putin spoke at the opening of an arms show at a shooting...

    U.S. snubs Ukrainian neo-Nazi unit as questions remain about Canada’s safeguards
    Jun17

    U.S. snubs Ukrainian neo-Nazi unit as questions remain about Canada’s safeguards

    U.S. lawmakers have voted to block American troops from training a unit with neo-Nazi members that’s operating with Ukraine’s forces — a move that raises questions about what safeguards Canada has to ensure it doesn’t help extremist groups. Canadian soldiers from Petawawa Garrison in the Ottawa Valley are preparing to head to...

    Progress in Ukraine talks reported, but no breakthrough
    Jun17

    Progress in Ukraine talks reported, but no breakthrough

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Negotiators say progress has been made at the latest round of talks on resolving the Ukraine conflict but there has been no breakthrough. …read more Source: CNS...

    F-22s to Europe: Response to Russia in Ukraine?
    Jun17

    F-22s to Europe: Response to Russia in Ukraine?

    F-22 Raptor: The U.S. Air Force is planning to increase its military presence in Europe because of increasing tensions with Russia, including the possibility of sending the advanced US fighter jet, the F-22. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Meet The Women Who Lead CBS News’ War Coverage
    Jun16

    Meet The Women Who Lead CBS News’ War Coverage

    CBS News correspondent Clarissa Ward has woken up each morning since Friday in Yemen. She is one of the first foreign reporters to gain access to the country since the Saudi Arabian-led bombing campaign began in March. She spends her days traveling from the city center to hospitals to bomb sites, talking with everyone from local Yemenis to top...