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2 hrs ago | IcNetwork

UK terror threat raised from substantial to severe

UK's terror threat level has been raised just days before the NATO Summit takes place at the Celtic Manor in Newport, South Wales.

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Related Topix: World News, Europe, United Kingdom, Terrorism, Cardiff County, Wales,

6 hrs ago | Click Orlando

EU mulls new Russia sanctions over Ukraine

As concern over Russia's actions in Ukraine grows, European leaders are meeting Saturday in Belgium to discuss possible new sanctions against Moscow.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Europe, Germany

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Six killed in attack on Afghan intelligence agency

Afghan Police and NATO soldiers inspect the scene of a suicide bomb attack that targeted a NATO convoy on the outskirts of Jalalabad, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Travel

Globe and Mail

Ukraine pushes for NATO membership, Western arms

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird meets with Vadym Prystaiko, Ukrainian Ambassador to Canada, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Tuesday, March 4 2014.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Ukraine, Stephen Harper

Stars and Stripes

Anatomy of an attack: A step by step fictional siege in Saber Junction

Troops from both sides of the town defense scenario were equipped with MILES gear, a laser sensitive hit tracking device that allows for realistic firing scenarios.

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Related Topix: World News

Click2Houston

Uproar over Obama's no Syria strategy comment

President Barack Obama has ignited fresh conservative criticism by saying "we don't have a strategy yet" for airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Terrorism, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, World News

NBC12

Cameron promises tough action to fight militants

Prime Minister David Cameron pledged Friday to plug gaps in Britain's armory to combat terror, describing the extremist threat posed by the Islamic State group as being more dangerous than even that of al-Qaida.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, World News, Europe, United Kingdom

Stuff.co.nz

Diplomatic incident over barred Russian flight

Poland and Ukraine refused permission for a plane carrying Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu to use their airspace on Friday while returning home from a visit to Slovakia.

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Related Topix: World News, Slovakia

CBC News

Canadian jets, part of NATO mission, edge closer to Russian airspace

Canadian Forces CF-18 fighter jets, seen taking part in military exercises near Iceland last year, will fly missions near the Russian airspace as part of the NATO reassurance mission in Eastern Europe.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, North America, Canada, Lithuania, Vladimir Putin

National Public Radio

Ukrainian Prime Minister Says Government Will Seek NATO Membership

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk says his government has sent parliament a bill that allows Ukraine to open a path toward membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

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Related Topix: World News

WGBH

Ukrainian Prime Minister Says Government Will Seek NATO Membership

A Pro-Russian rebel walks in a passage at the local market damaged by shelling in Petrovskiy district in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia

Stuff.co.nz

Separatists to allow 'trapped' Ukrainian forces to leave

Lonely outpost: A pro-Russian rebel sits at his position in Savur-Mohyla, a hill east of the city of Donetsk.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin, Prison, Ukraine,

The Economist

The future of NATO: NATO flexes its muscle memory

Russia's aggression in Ukraine has made NATO's summit in Wales the most important since the end of the cold war AS ORIGINALLY billed, the summit looked likely to be a humdrum affair.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Vladimir Putin

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Time

Hacker Attacks on American Banks Look More Like Fraud Than Russian Cyber War

The theft of data from JPMorgan Chase does not fit the established pattern of Russia's political cyber attacks against rival nations Subtlety has never been the strong suit of Russia's hacker-patriots.

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Related Topix: World News, Nash, OK

The Wall Street Journal

So Far, NATO and U.S. Avoid 'Invasion' Talk

Once again, the question of how to define the latest escalation in Ukraine and Russia's geopolitical crisis has left the international community searching for synonyms.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin

CFR.org

NATO: Suddenly Relevant, Deeply Divided

NATO secretary-general Anders Fogh Rasmussen speaks during an interview at the alliance's headquarters in Brussels on August 11, 2014 .

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Related Topix: World News

Canada.com

NATO struggles with how to contain Russia

Dutch Brigadier-General Nico Tak, Director of the Comprehensive Crisis and Operations Management Centre at SHAPE speaks during a media conference at SHAPE headquarters in Mons, Belgium on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Immigration Reform, Stephen Harper, North America, Canada, Vladimir Putin

Canada.com

NATO struggles with how to contain Russia

Hundreds of women, some camping out overnight, stormed into the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre for the annual retail blowout August, 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Immigration Reform, Stephen Harper, North America, Canada, Vladimir Putin

SFGate

Un Ambassador Samantha Power Warns Russia: 'the Mask is Coming Off'

United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power lashed out at Russia on Thursday, a day that saw Ukraine's president accused Russia of sending troops across the Ukrainian border to fight with pro-Russian separatist rebels.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin

Times Herald-Record

Obama tamps down prospect of strikes in Syria

President Barack Obama tamped down the prospect of imminent U.S. military action in Syria on Thursday, saying "we don't have a strategy yet" for degrading the violent militant group seeking to establish a caliphate in the Middle East.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, World News

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