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      Britain, US sending planes, troops to deter Russia in the east
      Oct27

      Britain, US sending planes, troops to deter Russia in the east

      Britain said on Wednesday it will send fighter jets to Romania next year and the United States promised troops, tanks and artillery to Poland in NATO’s biggest military build-up on Russia’s borders since the Cold War.Germany, Canada and other NATO allies also pledged forces at a defense ministers meeting in Brussels on the same day...

      NATO seeks troops to deter Russia on eastern flank
      Oct26

      NATO seeks troops to deter Russia on eastern flank

      NATO will press allies on Wednesday to contribute to its biggest military build-up on Russia’s borders since the Cold War as the alliance prepares for a protracted quarrel with Moscow.With Russia’s aircraft carrier heading to Syria in a show of force along Europe’s shores, alliance defense ministers aim to make good on a July...

      NATO seeks troops to deter Russia on eastern flank
      Oct26

      NATO seeks troops to deter Russia on eastern flank

      NATO will press allies on Wednesday to contribute to its biggest military build-up on Russia’s borders since the Cold War as the alliance prepares for a protracted quarrel with Moscow.With Russia’s aircraft carrier heading to Syria in a show of force along Europe’s shores, alliance defense ministers aim to make good on a July...

      Putin ally tells Americans: vote Trump or face nuclear war
      Oct14

      Putin ally tells Americans: vote Trump or face nuclear war

      Americans should vote for Donald Trump as president next month or risk being dragged into a nuclear war, according to a Russian ultra-nationalist ally of President Vladimir Putin who likes to compare himself to the U.S. Republican candidate. Vladimir Zhirinovsky, a flamboyant veteran lawmaker known for his fiery rhetoric, told Reuters in an...

      Russia and Turkey sign gas deal, seek common ground on Syria as ties warm
      Oct11

      Russia and Turkey sign gas deal, seek common ground on Syria as ties warm

      Turkey and Russia signed an agreement on Monday for the construction of a major undersea gas pipeline and vowed to seek common ground on the war in Syria, accelerating a normalisation in ties nearly a year after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane.Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan hosted Russia’s Vladimir Putin at an Ottoman-era villa in...

      East-West tensions ‘more dangerous’ than Cold War: Germany
      Oct09

      East-West tensions ‘more dangerous’ than Cold War: Germany

      The mounting tensions between the United States and Russia have created a situation that is “more dangerous” than the Cold War, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in an interview published Saturday. Relations between the two have nosedived since a ceasefire they agreed to in September fell apart in less than a week,...

      Duterte: ‘I’d be happy’ to slaughter 3 million – like Hitler did
      Sep30

      Duterte: ‘I’d be happy’ to slaughter 3 million – like Hitler did

      When comparing yourself to world leaders or historical figures, there are perhaps less controversial choices than Adolf Hitler. Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday likened himself to the Nazi leader, saying he wants to kill millions of drug addicts, just as Hitler killed Jews during the Holocaust. “Hitler massacred three million...

      Pro-Putin party seen winning even greater sway in Russia’s parliament
      Sep18

      Pro-Putin party seen winning even greater sway in Russia’s parliament

      The ruling United Russia party is expected to win even greater dominance over Russia’s lower house in a parliamentary election on Sunday, showing that support for President Vladimir Putin is holding up despite sanctions and a deep economic slowdown.The election for the Duma, or lower house, is being seen as a dry run for Putin’s...

      Clooney, Cheadle urge action to stop pilfering of South Sudan resources
      Sep13

      Clooney, Cheadle urge action to stop pilfering of South Sudan resources

      The leaders on both sides of South Sudan’s civil war and their families have profited off the conflict, amassing fortunes through links with bankers, arms dealers and oil companies, according to a report released on Monday by actors George Clooney and Don Cheadle.At a news conference to present the report, they called on the international...

      I have no idea who hacked US Democratic Party: Putin
      Sep02

      I have no idea who hacked US Democratic Party: Putin

      Russian President Vladimir Putin said he did not know who was behind the hacking of U.S. Democratic Party organizations but it was important the information had been made public, Bloomberg news agency reported on Friday.In an interview two days before a G20 meeting in China with U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders, Putin said it...