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Inches away from death: Mariupol shelling caught on dashcam
The deadly shelling of the city of Mariupol in south-eastern Ukraine has been caught on a car dashcam, with the terrified driver barely escaping with his life after a car in front him was blown to pieces.

25.01.2015 19:28

Sweden suspects up to 4 subs violated its waters – report
The Swedish military now believes that not one, but up to four foreign submarines were operating in the Stockholm Archipelago in mid-October last year, a source within the country’s armed forces said.

25.01.2015 16:50

Russia develops heavy drone, promises S500 missile system by 2017
The Russian military is putting the finishing touches to its very own heavy military UAV. The drone is part of a wider modernization effort, with the cutting-edge flagship S500 missile system coming in 2017.

25.01.2015 08:03

Germany halts arms exports to Saudi Arabia citing regional instability – report
Germany has stopped arms exports to one of its biggest buyers, Saudi Arabia. The instability in the region led Chancellor Angela Merkel and her ministers to take the decision. The information hasn’t been officially confirmed.

25.01.2015 12:40

Military-clad English-speakers caught on camera in Mariupol shelling aftermath
Armed people in uniform speaking fluent English with no accent have been spotted in Mariupol in the aftermath of the rocket hit, fuelling allegations that foreign private military contractors are serving among Ukrainian troops.

25.01.2015 13:56

Obama, Michelle and 'The Beast' hit red carpet in New Delhi (OP-ED)
Obama’s arrival in India got off to a promising start as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, breaking with protocol, greeted Obama and the First Lady on the tarmac in New Delhi. He even gave the US leader a bear hug for good measure.

25.01.2015 14:11

Ukraine military 'to boost forces in the east' as Poroshenko calls to stick to Minsk accord
Kiev “sees no alternative” to the Minsk ceasefire accords, President Petro Poroshenko said. However, the Ukrainian military is building up troops in the east to conduct “an adequate response” to the militia advancement, the Defense Ministry stated.

25.01.2015 11:34

Boko Haram attack key Nigerian city hours ahead of John Kerry arrival
Boko Haram militants have launched an assault on the capital of the Borno state, Maiduguri, on Sunday and engaged in fierce fighting with the country’s military. The offensive started just hours before US Secretary of State John Kerry was due to arrive.

25.01.2015 09:50

Donetsk militia 'not going to storm Mariupol', trades accusations with Kiev
The Donetsk militia has been ordered to suppress Kiev’s military positions to the east of Mariupol, but is not going to storm the city, said Donetsk Republic head, Aleksandr Zakharchenko, accusing Kiev of a false flag operation and shifting the blame.

24.01.2015 17:17

Pentagon dispatches first batch of US forces to train Syrian rebels
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is sending the first wave of about 100 US forces to the Middle East in the coming days to train and equip Syrian opposition fighters battling Islamic State militants.

24.01.2015 08:04

Kurds angry at being snubbed by ISIS-fighting UK conference
Members of the US-led international coalition fighting the terrorist group Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) met in London, but the high-profile event’s participants doesn’t include those doing most of the fighting on the ground – the Kurds.

24.01.2015 08:51

TSA confiscated over 2,000 guns, numerous grenades at US airports in 2014
The Transportation Security Administration made a record number of weapon confiscations in 2014, seizing more than 2,000 guns, as well as flash and smoke grenades, knives, drugs, and stun guns. It even found an 8-inch knife hidden in an enchilada.

24.01.2015 01:40