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Germany, Russia, Ukraine, France discuss Minsk truce deal

Berlin says leaders of Germany, Ukraine, Russia and France have renewed their commitment to implementing a truce deal reached in 2015 aimed at ending the conflict in eastern Ukraine. The office of German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced on Tuesday that she held phone discussions on the Ukraine crisis with Russian, ...

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Spaniards protest US missile strike on Syrian air base

People have held a demonstration in the Spanish capital, Madrid, to condemn Washington’s recent missile attack on a Syrian army air base that has drawn strong condemnations worldwide. The protesters gathered outside the US embassy in central Madrid on Monday to denounce the April 7 US cruise missile strike against Shayrat Airfield in ...

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Hundreds of troops join NATO military maneuvers in Latvia

The NATO military alliance has kicked off its annual wargames in Latvia, with the participation of hundreds of troops from 11 member states plus Sweden. Latvia’s Defense Ministry announced on Monday the launch of the joint military exercises, dubbed ‘Summer Shield’ at the Adazi training area, just outside the capital of ...

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US F-35s arrive in UK to deter ‘Russian aggression’

The United States has deployed several of its F-35 aircraft to the UK on their first operational mission to Europe, as part of an initiative to protect the NATO military pact against what Washington and its allies call “Russian aggression.” The advanced aircraft flew from Hill Air Force Base in ...

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British MPs call for Assad’s wife to lose citizenship

LONDON – UK lawmakers are calling on the government to strip Syrian President Bashar al-Assad s wife of her British citizenship, for supporting her husband s regime during the country s ongoing war. The Liberal Democrats  foreign affairs spokesman, MP Tom Brake, on Sunday accused Assad of using her international profile to defend ...

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France to tighten security on election day

France has announced plans to further beef up security measures to ensure that no terrorist activities occur on the day of its presidential election later this month. “No threat is ruled out… In terms of security, over 50,000 police personnel will be enlisted,” French Interior Minister Matthias Fekl told the ...

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Europe cautions Turkey after referendum

Top European officials have reacted to the recent referendum in Turkey by calling on Ankara to choose its next steps carefully and seek broader consensus in implementing constitutional reforms. Turkey held a referendum on a package of constitutional changes on Sunday. Later in the day, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who ...

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Serbia in talks with Russia, Belarus over S-300 purchase

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic says Belgrade has entered talks with Russia and Belarus over the purchase of S-300 surface-to-air missile systems. On Sunday, Vucic told reporters that his country needs two divisions of the missile system along with a command post to defend its airspace. He noted that he had personally ...

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