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‘US would like Russia to cease to exist as a country’ – Russia’s top security official
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.

22.06.2015 07:17

Deter Mediterranean migrants with ‘well-focused’ aid – Defence Secretary Fallon
Britain should use its foreign aid budget to deter immigrants attempting to enter Europe by making the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has said.

22.06.2015 08:10

Taliban gunmen explode several bombs in Afghan Parliament in Kabul (VIDEO)
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.

22.06.2015 06:06

Hack attack on Polish LOT airline’s system grounds 1,400 passengers
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.

22.06.2015 04:36

Ukraine’s Right Sector rejects Minsk deal, calls for renewed offensive in E. Ukraine
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.

21.06.2015 16:00

Britain to boost its military presence in E. Europe to ‘strengthen NATO’
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.

21.06.2015 12:59

Pope Francis: Exploitation of migrants for profit 'makes one cry'
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.

21.06.2015 10:44

Iran’s parliament upholds ban for IAEA to access military sites, scientists ‘at will’
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.

21.06.2015 11:04

Hundreds protest, hold vigil in Charleston after racist church massacre
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.

21.06.2015 01:55

Russian radar locators, fighter jets to be deployed in the Arctic – Defense Ministry
New radar locators are being set up on islands in the Arctic Ocean, with fighter jets soon to be deployed in the northern region as well, the Russian Defense Ministry announced on Saturday.

20.06.2015 18:39

Bin Laden’s son asked US for father’s death certificate – WikiLeaks
WikiLeaks has released a letter revealing how one of Osama bin Laden’s sons had asked Washington for a death certificate after US Navy SEALS said they had taken him out.

20.06.2015 12:21

​Another brick in the wall: Border fences symptomatic of economic dysfunction
Hungary this week announced plans to build a 175 kilometer long, 4-meter high fence along its border with Serbia to prevent migrants from entering, a move that has attracted scorn from EU officials.

20.06.2015 13:16