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NATO planning rapid-deployment force of 10,000 troops to counter Russia – report
NATO is reportedly working towards the creation of an expeditionary force composed of 10,000 troops from seven different member states as a result of escalating tensions with Russia over the conflict in Ukraine.

30.08.2014 00:51

‘Anything US touches turns into Libya or Iraq’: Top Putin quotes at youth forum
Vladimir Putin has criticized Washington’s unilateral actions on the international arena, saying that whatever it touches seems to be turning into Libya or Iraq. Below are the top 10 quotes from the Russian President’s speech at the Seliger youth forum.

29.08.2014 16:06

Japan seeks biggest-ever defense budget amid China tensions
Japan is looking to boost its defense budget to the biggest it’s ever been, to pay for drones, stealth fighters and a new high-tech submarine amid intensifying military rivalry with China and concerns over North Korea’s missile program.

29.08.2014 14:59

Liberals' darling Elizabeth Warren defends Israeli attacks on Gaza schools and hospitals
Israel has the right to shell Palestinian hospitals and schools out of self defense as long as Hamas stores rocket launchers next to them, US Sen. Elizabeth Warren said during a town hall meeting in Massachusetts this week.

29.08.2014 14:55

‘Hollywood techniques used to create pretext for war between Ukraine and Russia’
It is very suspicious there are no facts or proof of the activities Russia is blamed for in Ukraine, areas that are subjected to a high level of surveillance by satellites and all kinds of technology, author and media analyst Daniel Schechter told RT.

29.08.2014 12:18

UK raises terror threat to 'severe', Cameron says 'attack likely'
ISIS poses a “greater and deeper threat to our security than we’ve seen before” said Prime Minister David Cameron. His statement follows a decision to raise the UK's terror threat level from "substantial" to "severe" over events in Iraq and Syria.

29.08.2014 14:02

Ukraine moves to drop non-aligned status, apply for NATO membership
Ukraine’s Cabinet has asked the country’s parliament to consider dropping the country’s non-aligned status and seek membership of NATO.

29.08.2014 11:31

Recipe for hate: Al-Qaeda publish car bomb ‘shopping list’ and suggest UK targets
Al-Qaeda this week published an online magazine featuring instructions on how to build homemade car bombs and an appeal to Muslims to attack UK and US targets in the vein of the Boston bombers.

29.08.2014 11:04

Russia-led military bloc ready to send peacekeepers to Ukraine
The head of the CSTO says its peacekeepers are ready for any operations, including in Ukraine, but their deployment requires the go-ahead from leaders of all member-countries.

29.08.2014 09:58

Canada opposes NATO budget boost - sources
The NATO chief wants member states to agree to increase their defense spending at next week’s summit. But Canada is determined to block the move, Reuters reports, citing anonymous sources familiar with negotiations on the issue.

29.08.2014 05:07

‘Golden era of jihad’: British student’s video urges UK Muslims to join ISIS
A British student has thrown in his lot with hundreds of UK citizens fighting with the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS), bragging of joining the “golden era of jihad” in a new online video.

29.08.2014 08:29

Putin: Kiev’s shelling in E. Ukraine reminiscent of Nazi actions during WWII
Russian President Vladimir Putin has compared the shelling of east Ukrainian towns and cities by Kiev’s troops to actions carried out by the Nazis during World War II.

29.08.2014 10:32

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