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1 min ago | Wall Street Journal

Sweden And Finland Forge Closer Ties With NATO

Fighter jets from Finland, Norway and Sweden takle part in a Nordic air patrolling exercise conducted in Iceland which is a NATO member.

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Related Topix: World News, US Military, US Air Force, Russia, Asia

59 min ago | Russia Taday

'Ring of steel': NATO summit turns Welsh cities into massive open-air prisons

A "ring of steel" likened to a prison or the Berlin Wall has been erected around the NATO Summit venues in Newport and Cardiff city center ahead of the military alliance's conference next week.

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Related Topix: World News, Rhondda Cynon Taff County, Wales, Cardiff County, Wales, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales, Newport City County, Wales, United Kingdom

3 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

The tiny islands that could change history

THEY'RE tiny islands home to just 22,000 people, but they're also hiding billions of dollars in natural resources which could change the course of history.

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Related Topix: World News, Shetland Islands County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe, Essex County, England, Greater London County, England

7 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

10 tech truths we're all guilty of

WHAT that Facebook invite really means, why we use quirky email signatures and how we always try to get rid of mum on the phone.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, World News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Two killed in reality TV shooting

A CAMERAMAN and an armed suspect have been killed by police after a robbery being filmed for TV took a tragic real-life twist.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Photos | Turkish warship visits Norfolk for NATO exercise

The Kemalreis is the first Turkish warship to visit the United States in 15 years.

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Common Dreams

Eastward NATO Marches as Ukraine Accuses Russia of 'Invasion'

Russia's President Vladimir Putin gives a press conference after a summit in Minsk early on August 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Belarus, Vladimir Putin, Ukraine, US News, Liberal Political News

SETimes news

Regional armies improve co-operation through NATO programme

NATO General Secretary Anders Fogh Rasmussen speaks alongside Macedonia Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski during a news conference after an official meeting in Skopje on May 22nd.

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Related Topix: World News, Europe, Macedonia, Nikola Gruevski,

Washington Times

Finland, Sweden increase ties to NATO

Finland and Sweden plan to work more closely with NATO by signing a pact that allows assistance from alliance troops in the Nordic countries in emergency situations, officials said Wednesday.

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Russia Taday

NATO plans more bases, equipment in E. Europe to confront Russia - Rasmussen

Under the pretext of an 'overt' Russian threat, NATO is pushing for a 'readiness action plan' that will bring the Cold War military bloc closer to Russian borders than ever - even despite objections from other NATO members.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Poland, Europe, Germany

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Detroit News

ISIS calls for a global solution

Sometimes, amid the heated political debate about what should done by the U.S. government in world affairs, a proposal cuts through the TV babble of the supposed experts with a clear, useful suggestion.

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Trend

NATO mulls ways to substitute Dutch contribution

Although the Netherlands has decided to end its contribution to NATO's deployment of Patriot anti-ballistic missile systems in Turkey at the end of January, the alliance's deployments will continue, a Turkish diplomat has told Hurriyet Daily News reported.

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Related Topix: World News, Turkey, Middle East, Netherlands,

The Baltimore Sun

Afghan president will not attend NATO summit next week: spokesman

President Hamid Karzai will not attend a key NATO summit next week because of his disagreements with Washington over Afghan security needs after most foreign troops leave his country at the end of 2014, his spokesman said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

Russia Taday

Two NATO warships heading to Black Sea - report

A US Navy destroyer and a French frigate are expected to enter the waters of the Black Sea next week, a diplomatic and military source said.

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Related Topix: World News, US Military, US Navy

U.S. Naval Institute

Russia Playing Politics With Alleged Submarine Confrontations - USNI News

Confrontations-and alleged confrontations-between the Russian armed forces and those of the United States, Europe and Japan have been on the uptick in recent weeks.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Military, US Air Force, World News

Indy Media

No Borders S. Wales & Stop NATO day of action against racism, prisons & borders

A key means through which NATO and its constituent members maintain their power is through the control of the mobility of all but the richest few, which has given rise to increasingly militarised border regimes across the globe.

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Truthdig

Top 5 Ironies of U.S. Reaction to Egypt/UAE Bombing of Libya

The diplomatic angst issuing from Washington around the United Arab Emirates and Egypt bombing of weapons depots belonging to the Qatar-backed fundamentalist militia of Misrata holds many delicious ironies: 1. According to the BBC, "the U.S., France, Germany, Italy and the UK issued a joint statement denouncing "outside interference" in Libya."

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, US News, Liberal Political News

South Wales Argus

Your MP Writes: Newport West MP Paul Flynn

Could any exaggerations be wilder than an anti-NATO website claim that world leaders are coming here 'to plan their war on the world'? Shame that the alternative conference has dis-invited parliament's most persistent critic of Nato's conduct in Iraq and Afghanistan and invited a pro-Putin Russian propagandist.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Slim chance of progress as Russian and Ukrainian leaders meet

Ukrainian soldiers load a wounded man aboard a helicopter, near the eastern Ukrainian city of Shchastya, Lugansk region, on August 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Europe, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin

Foreign notes

Will Minsk 2014 be Munich 1938?

Former Putin adviser and now critic Andrei Illarionov, in his blog, quoting many sources, explains what, in his opinion, Putin and Merkel are proposing to Poroshenko and Ukraine in order to resolve the current war between these two countries.

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