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Putin: Russia's new weapons will be unrivaled everywhere

World / Politics Oct 26, 2018

Putin: Russia's new weapons will be unrivaled everywhere

President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Russia plans to commission new military weapons that would be unrivaled throughout the world. Putin's statement follows U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement that he intends to opt out of a 1987 nuclear arms control pact due to alleged Russian ...

World Oct 25, 2018

NATO shows Russia its military might in giant exercises

Norway hosts NATO's biggest exercises since the end of the Cold War from Thursday, to remind Russia the alliance stands united despite seeds of doubt planted by U.S. President Donald Trump. Some 50,000 soldiers, 10,000 vehicles, 65 ships and 250 aircraft from 31 countries are ...

U.S. would destroy banned Russian warheads if necessary: NATO envoy

World Oct 3, 2018

U.S. would destroy banned Russian warheads if necessary: NATO envoy

Russia must halt its covert development of a banned cruise missile system or the United States will seek to destroy it before it becomes operational, Washington's envoy to NATO said on Tuesday. The United States believes Russia is developing a ground-launched system in breach of ...

EU urges all sides to 'respect' Macedonia name change vote

World / Politics Oct 1, 2018

EU urges all sides to 'respect' Macedonia name change vote

The European Union urged all sides to respect the result of Sunday's referendum in Macedonia that overwhelmingly chose to rename the country and clear the way to accession to NATO and the EU. "I congratulate those citizens who voted in today's consultative referendum and made ...

One by one, rebel chiefs in east Ukraine are slain

World Sep 1, 2018

One by one, rebel chiefs in east Ukraine are slain

Eastern Ukrainian separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko has become the latest rebel official to die in a series of apparent murders, slain Friday in an explosion in a cafe in the city of Donetsk. Since the start of the conflict between the Moscow-backed separatists in the ...

EU security must no longer depend on US, says Macron

World Aug 28, 2018

EU security must no longer depend on US, says Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday called for Europe to stop relying on the United States for its military defense as he pushed for fresh EU integration in the face of rising nationalism around the continent. Relaunching his diplomatic agenda after the summer break, the ...