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Russia Begins Military Exercises in Black Sea

Black Sea

MOSCOW – Russia has begun military exercises in the Black Sea, which involves more than 10 ships and aircraft, the press service of the Black Sea Fleet reported Tuesday. The message states that ships’ companies will conduct training “on trawling, naval combat, search and destruction of the submarine, detecting and …

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Erdogan Threatens to Let Refugees Into Europe


ANKARA – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Syrian refugees are not living in humane conditions, Ihlas News Agency reported Thursday. Erdogan criticized the international community and the European Union for not giving Turkey financial and logistical support for constructing housing for refugees in a 20-mile-deep safe zone along …

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Summit of BRICS Countries to Start in Brazilian Capital


BRASILIA – The two-day 11th BRICS member-state summit-Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa-will start in Brasilia on Wednesday and will put together the members of the international organization aimed at promoting global multipolarity. The event is being held in Brazil as it holds this year’s rotating BRICS presidency. Together …

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Russia to Sue EU over Nord Stream 2

Nord Stream 2

MOSCOW – Nord Stream 2 AG – the operator of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, intending to connect Germany and Russia, bypassing some West-Central European States, particularly Poland and Ukraine – has turned to the UN’s arbitrary court to assert its rights allegedly ensured by an EU treaty, the …

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Iran to Begin Injecting Uranium Gas Into 1,044 Centrifuges


TEHRAN – Iran has declared that it will take the next step, step by step, to move away from its historic nuclear deal by injecting gas at its Fordow fuel enrichment plant into 1,044 centrifuges. Previously, the centrifuges spun blank under the terms of the 2015 agreement, when Iran agreed …

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