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3 hrs ago | Transitions Online

NATO Members Call for Bastion in the East as Putin Plans Serbia Visit

Plus, Ukraine may prosecute Russian officials and oligarchs for aiding rebels, and international donors pledge billions in Balkan flood relief.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Natural Disasters, Flood, Traian Basescu, Europe, Romania,

7 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Kevin Lamarque/ReutersUkraine Asked U.S. for Anti-Missile TechLast...

Last month, Ukraine quietly asked the United States and NATO for sensitive equipment to jam the radars that Russian anti-aircraft systems use to lock their missiles on planes.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Asia, Georgia

11 hrs ago | Las Vegas Newstrip

Moroccans Celebrate Leadership And Reforms

Citizens of Morocco are marking a period of significant change and progressive developments.

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Related Topix: World News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

War Is A Crime

Independent Irish TDs (MP's) arrested and released after...

The history of the Irish government's complicity in war and torture by inaction is long.

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

Voice of America

Bulgaria Calls for More NATO Troops in Southeastern Europe

Participants in the meeting of heads of state of NATO countries in central and eastern Europe in Warsaw, Poland, Jul 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Poland

Stars and Stripes

NATO commander: Equipment movement points to Russian role in plane crash

NATO'S top military commander repeated U.S. claims that evidence linked Russian-backed separatists to the downing of a Malaysian passenger jet and said Russia provided military equipment and training to the rebels.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Air Accidents,

KHOU-TV Houston

Amid sanctions, France in warship sale to Russia

France says it will go ahead with the sale of a warship to Russia despite calls for an arms embargo against the country, highlighting how Europe's strong business ties are hindering its ability to punish Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Francois Hollande

The Times of Israel

Erdogan abandons mediation role for anti-Israel diatribe

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has sacrificed any possibility of Turkey playing a mediation role in Gaza in favor of seeking to impress voters ahead of presidential polls with the toughest ever anti-Israeli rhetoric from a Turkish leader.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The Straits Times

5 things about Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe,...

In the tragic MH17 crash on Thursday, 193 Dutch victims were killed. The bodies, however, remain in the hands of the Ukrainian rebels.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

DNA India

Barack Obama seeks increased NATO spending

President Barack Obama and his Polish counterpart Bronislaw Komorowski spoke yesterday about "the importance of raising defense spending" by NATO's European members, the White House said, in a statement calling for "trans-Atlantic solidarity."

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

The Baltimore Sun

Russia challenges accusations that Ukraine rebels shot down airliner

Russia's Defence Ministry on Monday challenged U.S. and Ukrainian accusations that pro-Russian separatists were responsible for shooting down a Malaysian airliner and said Ukrainian warplanes had flown close to the aircraft.

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

The Baltimore Sun

Romania's Basescu slams EU for soft Putin stance

Romania's President Traian Basescu on Monday accused the European Union of being weak and too slow in imposing sanctions on Russia to deter it from encroaching further into Europe after its annexation of Ukraine's Crimea.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Romania, Traian Basescu, Russia, Asia,

The Baltimore Sun

Kosovo expects findings of organ stealing investigation next week

An EU-appointed task force will release its findings next week after an investigation into allegations that Kosovo Albanian guerrillas took body organs from Serb captives during the 1998-99 war, Kosovo's justice ministry said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Europe, Kosovo, World News, Hashim Thaci

Cybercast News Service

Mass Rallies Held For Gaza, But Much Larger Death Toll in Syria IgnoredCNS

As hundreds of thousands of people held pro-Palestinian rallies in cities around the world over the weekend, the death toll in Syria continued to mount, with relatively little attention.

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Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Israel, Palestinian Territories

DefenceTalk News

Eurofighter and NETMA Sign Storm Shadow Integration Contract

FARNBOROUGH, UK : Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH today confirmed that NETMA, the NATO Eurofighter and Tornado Management Agency, has placed an order with it to integrate the Storm Shadow long range attack missile onto the Eurofighter Typhoon.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Eurofighter Aircraft, Eurofighter Typhoon, Military Aircraft, Hampshire County, England, United Kingdom, World News, US Military, US Air Force

Sun Jul 20, 2014

St.Petersburg Times

Ordinary Russians Will Suffer in Putin's New Cold War

More than a century ago the writer Anton Chekhov said, "If in the first act you have hung a pistol on the wall, then in the following act it should be fired."

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Related Topix: Russia, World News, Terrorism

Stars and Stripes

Eyes on Ukraine, Poland presses for more support from NATO

Paratroopers from the U.S., Canadian and Polish armies prepare for an airborne training exercise May 19, 2014, at a training area near Drawsko-Pomorskie, Poland.

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Related Topix: World News, Poland,

Wall Street Journal

Air-Defense Intelligence Deepens Mystery

Flight 17 that rebels in the east of the country possessed sophisticated air-defense systems capable of felling a jetliner at altitudes in excess of where the The disclosure deepens the mystery of why Ukrainian aviation officials failed to entirely close off the airspace in the Donetsk region, where the jet was flying went it was shot down, killing ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News

WHAS11

Prayers across Netherlands for Ukraine crash dead

Worshippers at church services across the Netherlands prayed Sunday for the victims of the Ukraine air disaster and their next of kin, as anger built over the separatist rebels' hindering of the investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. The chairman of the Dutch Bishops Conference, Cardinal Wim Eijk, called on church-goers to ... (more)

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Daily World

Will Putin give in as pressure mounts over jetliner?

While international condemnation of Russian President Vladimir Putin is likely to increase after a Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down this week, it's unclear whether such pressures will be enough to cause the leader to abandon his campaign of meddling in eastern Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Malaysia, George Bush, W.

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