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2 hrs ago | Reuters

Turkish foreign minister set to be Erdogan's new PM

Turkish president-elect Tayyip Erdogan named Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as his future prime minister on Thursday and said a power struggle with a U.S.-based cleric, a Kurdish peace process and a new constitution would be his top priorities.

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Related Topix: Turkey, Middle East, World News

4 hrs ago | Reuters

'Ambiguous warfare' providing NATO with new challenge

Since Russia's annexation of Crimea in March, NATO has been publicly refocusing on its old Cold War foe Moscow.

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Related Topix: World News, Computer Security, Science / Technology, US Military, US Air Force

9 hrs ago | Russia Taday

Uk PM lobbied to ramp up military spending amid deep public spending cuts

At present, Britain only has half the number of combat-capable air squadrons as France, the Royal Air Force's former chief warns.

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

13 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

U.S. 'Refuses Arms Deal With Azerbaijan'

The United States has reportedly refused to sell military vehicles to Azerbaijan because of the unresolved conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh.

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Related Topix: World News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Nine O'Clock

Dusa, in a meeting with Thompson: Situation in Ukraine, a reason to worry for both NATO and Romania

National Defence Minister Mircea Dusa in a meeting with US Embassy Charge d'Affairs Dean Thompson on Wednesday said that the situation in Ukraine represents 'a reason to worry both for NATO and for Romania, as ally state.'

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Related Topix: World News

The Washington Post

Ukraine Fighting With Rebels Intensifies as Deaths Mount

Ukraine's armed forces said they continue to push back separatists in fighting in the country's east, as the death toll from the conflict, already more than 2,000, mounted further.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Russia, Asia, Europe, Germany, Vladimir Putin, Sukhoi Su-25, Sukhoi Aircraft, Aircraft, Military Aircraft

Washington Times

Russia vows naval expansion to counter NATO; move in response to Ukraine tensions

Russia is crafting a way to bolster its naval capabilities over the next six years, a move Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Wednesday is a response to tensions with NATO.

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Related Topix: World News, Vladimir Putin, US Military, US Navy

The Fresno Bee

Martin Schram: NATO shouldn't let Ukraine tensions derail nuclear anti-terror reforms

The bucolic views of 2,000 acres of Wales countryside surrounding Celtic Manor just outside Newport are magnificent.

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Related Topix: World News, Washington

KMIR 6

Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition

Chancellor Angela Merkel's emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine's crisis - showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend - underlines Germany's increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic heavyweight.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Vladimir Putin, Francois Hollande

WAND-TV Decatur

Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition

BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel's emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine's crisis - showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend - underlines Germany's increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic heavyweight.

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

Russia Taday

a Kosovo and Ukraine: Compare and contrast

Neil Clark is a journalist, writer and broadcaster. His award winning blog can be found at www.neilclark66.blogspot.com .

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Related Topix: Journalism, Terrorism, World News, Netherlands, Opinion

Crikey

Rundle: the coming East-West conflict a truth we dare not mention

Think Clive Palmer's anti-Chinese government tirade was a bit off colour? Well, global war and imperialism are worse, and Australians would be wise to remember such turmoil could rise again.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

The U.S. needs Russia [Commentary]

The U.S. needs Russia. This may sound peculiar coming from a person who spent 25 years at the NSA , almost half of those fighting communism.

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Related Topix: World News, Vladimir Putin, Opinion

Sunherald.com

U.S. Air Force orders three more Global Hawks, partly made in Moss Point

The U.S. Air Force has ordered three more high-flying Global Hawk unmanned reconnaissance aircraft from defense contractor Northrop Grumman, which won a major behind-the-scenes lobbying battle to save the program from the Pentagon's budget ax.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Navy, World News, Science / Technology, Space, Palmdale, CA

Examiner.com

ISIS to America: 'We will drown all of you in blood'

On Monday, the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, , posted a threatening video to social media.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia

The Washington Post

Is American foreign policy for sale to the highest-bidding hawk?

Daniel W. Drezner is a professor of international politics at Tufts University and a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.

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Related Topix: Tufts University, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, 2012 Presidential Election, World News

Religion News Service

Islamic militias continue spread beyond the Middle East into African nations

A street in Tripoli, the Libyan capital, before the war.a The city is now in ruins due to the war.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Kenya, Christian Music, RNS, Tradewest, National Geographic, Video Games

Trend

Georgian, Latvian presidents discuss upcoming NATO summit

Tbilisi, Georgia, Aug. 19 By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend: Presidents of Georgia and Latvia - Giorgi Margvelashvili and Andris Berzins had a phone conversation on Aug. 18. Georgian presidential administration told Trend that the parties mulled the issues to be addressed at the upcoming NATO summit.

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Related Topix: World News, Georgia

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Yahoo!

Ukraine says rebels kill 'dozens' in strike on refugee convoy

Ukraine on Monday accused pro-Russian rebels of killing dozens of civilians fleeing the war-torn east, as crisis talks between Kiev and Moscow failed to halt months of bloodshed.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine

The Island Packet

Friends dona t spy? Turkey outraged at Germany

While officials in Berlin sought to play down the reports, Turkey summoned the German ambassador to demand an immediate investigation.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Turkey, Middle East, Angela Merkel

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