Russia’s extreme wealth doesn’t allow the US to rest, prompting Washington to invent a putative “Russian threat” and scheming against Moscow through the Ukrainian crisis, the head of Russia’s Security Council, Nikolay Patrushev, told Kommersant daily.
Loud explosions and gunfire have been heard in the parliament building in the Afghan capital, Kabul. Gunmen have stormed the lower house of parliament, with several blasts going off inside and in front of the building.
About 1,400 passengers using the Polish airline LOT were grounded at Warsaw’s Chopin airport after the airline’s computer system that is used to issue flight plans, was hacked. The operator fears other airlines could also be at risk.
The ultranationalist Right Sector political party has once again rejected the Minsk ceasefire agreement, calling on President Petro Poroshenko to renew the military offensive in the eastern part of the country.
British soldiers and fighter jets are going to do longer reassurance missions in Eastern Europe to send signals to President Putin on NATO member states’ commitment to collective defense, Britain's Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said Sunday.
The mistreatment of refugee seekers who are escaping the atrocities of their home countries, ”makes one cry” as they are merely the “victims of injustice, of this throw-away economy” and war, Pope Francis said.
The parliament of Iran has voted to ban IAEA experts from accessing country’s military installations and scientists “at will.” The bill might become a major stumbling block on the way to signing the final nuclear deal between Iran and major world powers.
Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets of Charleston on Saturday to protest against racism and “white terrorism.” The march was held after a vigil for nine black people killed in Wednesday’s church shooting by a 21-year-old white supremacist.