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  • FP: Pentagon preparing new war plans for a Baltic battle against Russia

    Date: 2015-09-19 05:59:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:3377657

    WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (MENA) - For the first time since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the US Department of Defense is reviewing and updating its contingency plans for armed conflict with Russia, Foreign Policy (FP) Magazine reported on its ....

  • Pentagon says US, Russia militaries launch talks on Syria

    Date: 2015-09-18 18:30:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:81 - ID:3377005

    WASHINGTON, Sept 18 (MENA) - US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and Russia's Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu spoke by telephone, Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said on Friday. "The secretary and the minister talked about areas where the United ....

  • German foreign minister to meet US counterpart in Berlin

    Date: 2015-09-18 15:24:22 GMT - Germany - World - SN:72 - ID:3376265

    BERLIN, Sept 18 (MENA) - German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier will receive on Saturday his US counterpart John Kerry. The two diplomats will discuss ways to strengthen bilateral relations, as well as the refugees' crisis. Steinmeier ....

  • Indian army kills four near border in Kashmir

    Date: 2015-09-18 15:15:09 GMT - India - World - SN:71 - ID:3376369

    NEW DELHI, Sept 18 (MENA) - Indian soldiers shot dead four suspected rebels Friday near the heavily militarized border in Kashmir as they tried to sneak into the country from the Pakistani side, The Express Tribune quoted an Indian army spokesperson ....

  • Moscow says about 2,400 Russians fighting with Daesh

    Date: 2015-09-18 14:25:46 GMT - Russia - World - SN:64 - ID:3375901

    MOSCOW, Sept 18 (MENA) - About 2,400 Russian nationals are fighting with Daesh militants, Sputnik cited Russia's First Deputy Director of Federal Security Sergei Smirnov as saying on Friday. Speaking to journalists, Smirnov said that the problem ....

  • Japanese protest against security bills

    Date: 2015-09-18 14:20:45 GMT - Japan - World - SN:63 - ID:3375945

    TOKYO, Sept 18 (MENA) - Japanese citizens opposed to controversial security bills that would enable Japanese troops to fight overseas continued their protest outside parliament Friday, as opposition lawmakers made last-minute efforts to prevent ....

  • Kerry visits UK for talks on Syria, refugee crisis

    Date: 2015-09-18 12:32:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:53 - ID:3375309

    LONDON, Sept 18 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in the UK on Friday for talks with Philip Hammond of Britain on the Syrian conflict and the refugee crisis. Kerry and Hammond will be discussing "bilateral and global issues"” on ....

  • Pakistan protests against Indian firing along LoC

    Date: 2015-09-18 11:04:28 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:39 - ID:3374549

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 18 (MENA) - Pakistan on Friday formally protested with the Indian Deputy High Commissioner against continued unprovoked Indian violations along the Line of Control, Geo News reported. The communiqué was sent by Director General ....

  • Croatia reaches limit after 13,000 refugees pour in, while Hungary erects fence

    Date: 2015-09-18 08:54:39 GMT - Croatia - World - SN:19 - ID:3373801

    ZAGREB, Sept 18 (MENA) - Some 13,000 migrants have entered Croatia since early Wednesday, and the country's capacity to take in more is saturated, media reports quoted the interior minister as saying. Hungary meanwhile, has begun building a ....

  • Major Chile earthquake kills at least 11

    Date: 2015-09-18 08:12:27 GMT - Chile - World - SN:16 - ID:3373545

    SANTIAGO, Sept18 (MENA) - Rattled Chileans have recounted a night of terrifying aftershocks after a powerful quake struck offshore, killing at least 11 and triggering tsunami waves that ravaged stretches of the coast, Sky News reported. The ....

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