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Jihadists say Trump victory a rallying call for new recruits

Jihadists say Trump victory a rallying call for new recruits

From Afghanistan to Algeria, jihadists plan to use Donald Trump’s shock U.S. presidential victory as a propaganda tool to bring new fighters to their battlefields. Taliban commanders and Islamic State supporters say Trump’s campaign trail rhetoric against Muslims – at one point calling for a total shutdown of Muslims entering the United States – will […]

November 14, 2016 | By | Reply More
Russia holds separate joint war games with India, Pakistan

Russia holds separate joint war games with India, Pakistan

Sep 23, – Russia’s Defense Ministry said about 70 mountain infantry troops arrived in Pakistan Friday to participate in the exercise. The ministry said the drills starting Saturday will help “develop and strengthen military cooperation between the two countries.” Russian soldiers have arrived in Pakistan to take part in the first joint military maneuvers, just […]

September 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
Turkey’s Erdogan warns Russia not to ‘play with fire’

Turkey’s Erdogan warns Russia not to ‘play with fire’

Nov 28, – Relations between the former Cold War antagonists are at their lowest in recent memory after Turkey shot down a Russian jet near the Syrian border on Tuesday. Russia has threatened economic retaliation, a response Erdogan has dismissed as emotional and indecorous. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan warned Russia on Friday not to “play […]

November 28, 2015 | By | Reply More
Cuba blames U.S. for migrant crisis in Central America

Cuba blames U.S. for migrant crisis in Central America

Nov 18, – The Cubans have been making their way north from Panama to Costa Rica to Nicaragua, seeking to eventually reach the United States, where Cubans receive special treatment that welcomes them without a visa. But Nicaragua, a close ally of Cuba, closed its border with Costa Rica on Sunday to stop them. Cuba’s […]

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Iran, world powers reach initial deal on reining in Tehran’s nuclear program

Iran, world powers reach initial deal on reining in Tehran’s nuclear program

Apr 03, – The tentative agreement, after eight days of marathon talks in Switzerland, clears the way for negotiations on a settlement aimed at allaying Western fears that Iran was seeking to build an atomic bomb and in return lift economic sanctions on the Islamic Republic. Iran and world powers reached a framework agreement on […]

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Modi to Putin – Russia to stay India’s top defense partner

Modi to Putin – Russia to stay India’s top defense partner

Dec 11, – Modi spoke after a one-day summit that sought to revive a relationship that peaked in the Soviet era. The two sides signed billions of dollars of deals in nuclear power, oil and defense. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told President Vladimir Putin on Thursday that Russia will remain India’s top defense supplier, […]

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Russia detains US diplomat accused of spying

Russia detains US diplomat accused of spying

May 14, AP – Despite the end of the Cold War, Russia and the United States still maintain active espionage operations against each other. Last year, several Russians were convicted in separate cases of spying for the U.S. and sentenced to lengthy prison sentences. Russia’s security services say they have caught a U.S. diplomat who […]

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