Map. History of Europe conflict

16 January 2018
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Canada announced Wednesday that Canadian defense firms can now export firearms to Ukraine, a move that comes as the US still weighs whether to provide Ukraine with lethal defense aid
Undercover Police Officer was today removed from inside the Parliament Chamber after he was found to be impersonating a reporter during the consideration of the budget estimates.1 month ago
Undercover Police Officer was today removed from inside the Parliament Chamber after he was found to be impersonating a reporter during the consideration of the budget estimates.
Spot Report by the Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM): Artillery fired less than 500m from @OSCE_SMM's forward patrol base in Popasna
Department of State: The US continues to be deeply concerned by the escalating violence and the worsening humanitarian situation in Eastern Ukraine, including attacks on civilian infrastructure used for drinking water and heating supplies. The decision to end the violence lies squarely with Russia.
US Department of State: Our sincere condolences to the people of Romania on the death of His Majesty King Michael I. His critical role in WWII, which earned him the U.S. Legion of Merit, and his dedication to the Romanian people will always be remembered.
Armenia to annul protocols on normalization of relations with Turkey before spring 2018 - FM1 month ago
Armenia to annul protocols on normalization of relations with Turkey before spring 2018 - FM
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Facebook says Russian-linked accounts spent just 97 cents on ads over Brexit
Student dies after being stabbed at Stockholm school
Gohmert asks DAG Rosenstein what he advice he gave AG Sessions on recusal from Russia probe. R: "I wasn't there"
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Metropolitan Police says detectives have traced two of the four drivers involved in a collision in Tulse Hill in south London in which a 29-year-old woman was killed
Swedish minister criticized for spending thousands on English language help
Belgium Ambassador spoke today at the @GMFUS: "NATO should look at threats emerging from outside of the Euro-Atlantic area and establish political contacts where necessary"
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Greater Manchester Police says a three-year-old girl believed to be Lia Pearson has died in hospital following a house fire in Worsley
Giant Christmas tree is almost done during this Emirates @AirbusA380 acceptance flight from Hamburg
Paris suspect Abdeslam's lawyer asks for next week's trial in Belgium to be postponed
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier signed a multi-million dollar partnership with Ghana on his first trip to Africa since taking office. Germany hopes the accord might help curb migration to Europe
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On November 30, a Moscow court arrested Russian citizen Alexey Zhitnyuk on treason charges, though the ruling was only reported on December 11. Zhitnyuk is suspected of passing top secret naval intelligence to the CIA
[email protected] is drawing a giant Christmas tree in the sky of Germany
Saudi Arabia pledges $100 mn for Sahel anti-terror force: Macron
Tusk: Congratulations to @AndrejBabis the new Prime Minister of the Czech Republic. We will meet tomorrow in Brussels to go through the agenda of our EUCO meeting
Saudi Arabia, UAE pledge to provide $130 million to fight jihadi threat in Africa's Sahel region.
Poroshenko and Duda discussed the idea of peacekeepers at the Donbass
Russian serviceman, one of "Donbas militiaman" has commited suicide in military unit in Kostroma region
Russian hacker currently jailed in Russia, admits in digitally smuggled analog letter that he hacked - under FSB instructions -  not only @HillaryClinton but also MH17  investigators.1 month ago
Russian hacker currently jailed in Russia, admits in digitally smuggled analog letter that he hacked - under FSB instructions - not only @HillaryClinton but also MH17 investigators.
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PM May: We will have a meaningful vote in this House and an opportunity for Parliament to look at withdrawal agreement and implementation bill
[email protected] says he would like a referendum on the 8th amendment in May of next year but it is a matter for the house and he asks for their co-operation
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Theresa May: (questioned about the Brexit sectoral impact reports) it isn't the case that no work has been done, 800 pages of analysis have been published
Russia will limit the supply of vegetables and fruit from Kazakhstan because of the "Serbian" and "Moldovan" apples
President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani says MEPs have backed opening the next round of talks on the UK's exit from the European Union
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May: (asked about EU workers in NHS) we recognise the contribution that EU workers make across our economy, we want people to be able to stay and families to stay together…the UK-EU joint progress report shows that people will be able to continue living as before Brexit
EU Parliament backs opening next round of Brexit talks: president #BrexitTalks
NATO Secretary Genral @jensstoltenberg will attend the EU Council meeting on Thu, 14 December 2017
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UK PM May on Brexit: We will have meaningful vote on withdrawal arrangements this Parliament gave decision about membership of EU to the people of this country
Polish President Duda to meet President Poroshenko in Kharkiv today
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Lukashenko says he will have "hard talk" with Putin
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Theresa May speaking in the Commons: we will put the final withdrawal agreement to a vote in both Houses of Parliament before it comes into force, we expect Parliament to vote before March 2019…We will then bring forward a withdrawal agreement and implementation bill
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PM May: This week marks 6 month anniversary of Grenfell Tower it remains at forefront of our minds as a tragedy that should never have happened
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Michel Barnier: this is the first time in European trade negotiations in which we have to negotiate divergence rather than encouraging convergence, we will have to deal with regulatory divergence and stop it becoming a tool for dumping
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Michel Barnier: with the agreement on the joint report, an important step has been taken in the direction of an orderly withdrawal
Michel Barnier: on Ireland, I will continue to work with the Irish government and the other EU26, the unity of the EU27 in the months to come is absolutely fundamental Brexit
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Now Russian consumer watchdog is inspecting McDonalds outlets in Moscow for the first time since 2012.
EU Chief Brexit Negotiator, Michel Barnier, speaking in the European Parliament: the only legal basis for a possible transition is Article 50, there's no transition on if there's no agreement on Article 50 – the withdrawal agreement
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ATO spox: In total, Russia-backed militants violated the ceasefire 24 times in eastern Ukraine yesterday. Fortunately, Ukrainian Armed Forces suffered no casualties.
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ATO spox: Donetsk sector – militants delivered 18 attacks, used 122mm artillery near Talakivka and Vodiane, 82mm mortars and a tank near Shakhta Butovka, 120mm and 82mm mortars in several other areas.
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ATO spox: Luhansk sector – Russian proxies committed six ceasefire violations yesterday, used Minsk-proscribed 152mm artillery near Vrubivka and 82mm mortars in Novooleksandrivka, Krymske, and Zolote areas.
Czech Republic will ratify the fiscal compact treaty, says new prime minister @AndrejBabis
Estonia receives batch of Javelin Block-1 anti-tank missiles
In 2018, Belgian military personnel will be deployed on board of @NATO AWACS aircraft (Airborne Warning and Control System), making the skies safer @E3AComponent. Operation OPSeaGuardian in the Mediterranean and Support to the Counter ISIL @coalition1 month ago
In 2018, Belgian military personnel will be deployed on board of @NATO AWACS aircraft (Airborne Warning and Control System), making the skies safer @E3AComponent. Operation #OPSeaGuardian in the Mediterranean and Support to the Counter ISIL @coalition
Russia's president Putin asked the State Duma to ratify the January 2017 intergovernmental agreement with Syria on the 49-year lease on the Tartus naval base1 month ago
Russia's president Putin asked the State Duma to ratify the January 2017 intergovernmental agreement with Syria on the 49-year lease on the Tartus naval base
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Russian media watchdog Roskomnadzor ordered Twitter to ban @openrussia_org in 24 hours
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Italy likely to hold national elections on March 4: media
Polish National Broadcasting Council has just imposed the biggest fine in its history. It claims that by reporting on anti-government protests of December 2016, a private television station TVN24 has been “propagating unlawful actions”. The appeal, if made by the broadcaster, will end up in The Supreme Court - currently being taken over by the government
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UK Brexit Secretary David Davis writes to Tory rebels in effort to avoid defeat on EU (Withdrawal) Bill
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After a vivid discussion, the German parliament decided to extend the mandate for Germany's @ResoluteSupport mission in Afghanistan until March 2018.
Russia's 2nd Air Defense Division headquartered in Khvoynyy, Leningrad Oblast has likely added an S-400 battalion to replace some S-300PS systems.
"Christmas tree formation" today over Stockholm, Örebro, Malmö, Västerås
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Afghan President Ghani congratulates Mr. Stoltenberg @jensstoltenberg with the two years extension of his term as NATO Secretary General. The Afghan President acknowledges the important role he has played during these challenging times strengthening a united front against the threats we all face
Rajasthan: Indo-UK joint military exercise 'Ajeya Warrior 2017' held in Bikaner enters final phase
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FSB sees no law violation in Sobchak's words that Crimea is Ukraine.
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Sistema shares plunge 9 percent as its assets get frozen with Rosneft suing it
Suzdal: court bailiffs, wearing helmets and bulletproof vests, seize the remains of a saint from a church which lost the right to display them to another church that went to court over the relic.
Poland's new government wins vote of confidence in parliament
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The chief of South Korea's ruling Democratic Party calls for Russia's cooperation in enforcing North Korea sanctions
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Russia's Gazprom says gets loan, credit line of 1.7 billion euros
Russian Mindef:Unit of International Mine Action Centre of the Russian Armed Forces returns to permanent location from Syria. Specialists of the International Mine Action Centre conducted humanitarian operation in Deir ez-Zor
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Theresa May's parliamentary showdown with Brexit rebels
VDnKh expo center in Moscow caught on fire last night1 month ago
VDnKh expo center in Moscow caught on fire last night
OSCE: At a checkpoint near Verkhnoshyrokivske, an armed person denied the SMM's passage through the checkpoint after it stated its intention to visit Novoazovsk. The person claimed that the SMM was not allowed to pass due to a "reconnaissance group operation."
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24 attacks on Ukrainian positions yesterday, no casualties
Kadiivka: 6:12AM Artillery is working from the early morning.
Russian Mindef: An-72 arrived in Saratov region after completion of tasks in Syria
Tu-22M3 arrived in Murmansk region after completing Syria mission
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 102km WSW of Ust'-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia
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@PressSec @POTUS @SenGillibrand @realDonaldTrump "We've been very hard on Russia from the beginning," says @PressSec on question about upcoming NSS.
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Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon to lead the US delegation to JCPOA meeting in Vienna tomorrow, announces @StateDept.
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"Recent attacks in New York and London… demonstrate the need to step up our efforts" in counterterrorism, per Gen McMaster
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Russia using "Very sophisticated campaigns of subversion… that attempt to divide our communities and pit them against each other" per US Nat'l Security Advisor Gen HR McMaster
EU sends stark warning to airlines on post-Brexit flying
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"We work together with the UK as though they are an extension of our team" per McMaster
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"I'm confident that our relationship remains stronger than ever" US Nat'l Security Advisor Gen HR McMaster tells @Policy_Exchange of relationship with Britain
"We aim to remain your indispensable ally" says UK NatSec Advisor @marksedwill
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One US-Britain relationship, "One thing we need to keep in mind in the fundamental alignment between our objectives, our values" per UK NatSec Advisor @marksedwill
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"We can't make the old distinction we used to make between state activity and non-state activity… it's all one set of threats" per Britain's Sedwill
France's Le Drian says 'no' to Iran Mediterranean axis
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"Our most vulnerable citizens online are the same as our most vulnerable citizens in real life" says Britain NatSec Adv Sedwill
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Despite use of cyber space by Russia, others, "The more immediate threat to our citizens arises from criminals, militants, extremists…" says Britain NatSec Advisor Sedwill
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"It is increasingly a place and for the younger generation it really is a place where they live a significant portion of their lives" Britain's Sedwill says of cyber space "But it is also a battle space"
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"We have a had a global order that has been underwritten by the United States that will continue to be the case, I'm sure, in the 21st century" per Britain's Sedwill
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Britain's Nat Sec Adv Sedwill calls United States "the country that remains the indispensable global leader"-critical in dealing with challenges with DPRK Russia Iran
UK will want to reinvest with our core allies here in North America,Britain Nat'l Security Advisor Mark Sedwill tells @Policy_Exchange1 month ago
UK will "want to reinvest with our core allies here in North America,"Britain Nat'l Security Advisor Mark Sedwill tells @Policy_Exchange
US Nat'l Security Advisor Gen HR McMaster and Britain Nat'l Security Advisor Mark Sedwill  prepare to speak in Washington @Policy_Exchange1 month ago
US Nat'l Security Advisor Gen HR McMaster and Britain Nat'l Security Advisor Mark Sedwill prepare to speak in Washington @Policy_Exchange
EU's Malmstrom sees Mercosur trade deal by early 2018
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"We are a nation of animal lovers so we will make Brexit work not just for citizens but for the animals we love and cherish too" says Britain Gove
Saakashvili, apparently trying to tamp down speculation about his own political ambitions, says any Ukrainian president should be ethnic Ukrainian or at least born in the country1 month ago
Saakashvili, apparently trying to tamp down speculation about his own political ambitions, says any Ukrainian president should be ethnic Ukrainian or at least born in the country
NATO supports peace. A stable Afghanistan is the most effective means of guaranteeing long-term security in the region. Afghanistan is a young country with lots of opportunities for all of its neighbours, said NATO Senior Civilian Representative Ambassador Zimmermann in Oslo1 month ago
NATO supports peace. "A stable Afghanistan is the most effective means of guaranteeing long-term security in the region. Afghanistan is a young country with lots of opportunities for all of its neighbours", said NATO Senior Civilian Representative Ambassador Zimmermann in Oslo
Amnesty International says European governments are complicit in grave human rights violations in Libya through their support for authorities there who often work with people smugglers and torture refugees and migrants
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Bank of England is too sanguine on inflation
Amnesty condemns Iran death sentence for Swedish resident
European Council President Donald Tusk says completing the Brexit Treaty will be a "furious race against time" and European Union unity will be key to an orderly Brexit
Barnier: Ireland requires specific solutions because it is in a unique situation
Barnier: the UK must clarify what it wants, one last point sufficient progress does not mean full progress
Michel Barnier: we will not accept any backtracking from the UK on commitments in the joint report all the points in the agreement are now closed
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Kremlin: We see Trump's tweets as official statements
The first phase of Brexit negotiations was meant to build trust. By downgrading this agreement to a statement of intent, the UK Government is putting our trust at risk. The EU 27 and UK must make it clear on Thursday that the agreement is binding for both sides says @ManfredWeber
Poland's new PM says government policy to remain unchanged
Secretary of State Tillerson: we have no plans to shut down embassies or any offices anywhere, but we might reduce our footprint in London, Paris, Rome.
16-ship from Spider and Ghost Squadrons in Christmas Tree formation over downtown Gothenburg
"We're losing the battle" against global warming, French President Macron tells "One Planet" summit in Paris
Security Message from US Embassy in Serbia notes tomorrow's Red Star vs Partizan soccer match in Belgrade is a high-risk event because of animosity between the teams' fans, and frequent clashes in and around the stadium1 month ago
Security Message from US Embassy in Serbia notes tomorrow's Red Star vs Partizan soccer match in Belgrade is a high-risk event because of animosity between the teams' fans, and frequent clashes in and around the stadium
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Germany extends training for Peshmerga for 2018
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UK's Buzzard oil field shut down over Forties pipeline outage - two industry sources
Austria ex-finance minister goes on trial accused of corruption
Ryanair's Ireland-based pilots will strike on December 20: union
Azerbaijan and Russia discuss military-technical cooperation1 month ago
Azerbaijan and Russia discuss military-technical cooperation
Israeli ambassador to Germany @JIssacharoff discusses the anti-Israel protests in Berlin: I think that the burning of the flag is like burning one's own integrity and should be condemned in a very profound way, he says1 month ago
Israeli ambassador to Germany @JIssacharoff discusses the anti-Israel protests in Berlin: "I think that the burning of the flag is like burning one's own integrity and should be condemned in a very profound way," he says
Key United States strength is "our system of alliances" per @SenDanSullivan "Not a lot of ppl right now" wanting to join DPRK Russia or China
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Russia's Ministry of Internal Affairs claims that majority of anonymous calls with false bomb threats, which has increased in number in recent months, were made from Syria.
Swedish PM: 'Sweden has an anti-Semitism problem'
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Brexit Secretary David Davis says he has agreed with European Parliament Brexit co-ordinator Guy Verhofstadt to work together to convert the joint report on the Brexit deal into legal text as soon as possible
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French government dampens Corsican nationalists' autonomy hopes
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EU slams David Davis for calling Brexit deal a "statement of intent"
Former secretary of state John Kerry says US absence at Paris climate summit a 'disgrace'
Syria peace talks resume for 8th round in Geneva
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US ambassador in London: Trump's Twitter attack on May 'misinterpreted'
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Alexei Navalny has called for people to demonstrate in Moscow on December 24, demanding that he be allowed into the presidential election and allowed airtime on TV. It is the anniversary of a mass protest in 2011 against the fraudulent Duma election.
German President Frank Walter Steinmeier has arrived in Ghana at the start of a four-day trip to West Africa. Steinmeier will also visit The Gambia later this week
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Make EU gentleman's agreement with Britain binding: EU lawmakers
NATO extends Jens Stoltenberg mandate as secretary general until 2020
World Bank to stop financing oil, gas exploration and extraction projects from 2019, it announces at climate summit
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[email protected]: Despite thousands of hours wasted and many millions of dollars spent, the Democrats have been unable to show any collusion with Russia - so now they are moving on to the false accusations and fabricated stories of women who I don't know and/or have never met. FAKE NEWS!
Russian military police return to Makhachkala, Dagestan from their posting in Syria
China, Russia send message to North Korea with anti-missile drills in Beijing
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Kremlin: We see Trump's tweets as official statements
Irish man acquitted after 4 years of being imprisoned in Egypt says he saw dozens of cellmates become radicalized
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ATO spox: In total, Russia-backed militants committed 22 ceasefire violations in eastern Ukraine yesterday. Fortunately, Ukrainian Armed Forces suffered no casualties.
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ATO spox: Donetsk sector – militants violated the ceasefire six times, used 82mm mortars in Kamianka, Opytne and Berezove areas, 120mm ones near Vodiane.
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ATO spox: Luhansk sector – Russian proxies committed 16 ceasefire violations, made extensive use of 82mm and 120mm mortars in Luhanske, Travneve, Lozove, Krymske, Zaitseve areas; used small arms and light weapons in five other localities.
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European Parliament's Brexit co-ordinator Guy Verhofstadt says MEPs will "insist agreement is translated into legal text as soon as possible"
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European Parliament's Brexit co-ordinator Guy Verhofstadt says Brexit Secretary David Davis' comment that deal agreed with the European Commission is not binding is "unhelpful and undermines trust"
France's Macron calls for 'much stronger mobilisation' on climate
Macron told that Trump's decision to withdraw from Paris accord was a "deep wake-up call for the private sector" to take action. "If we decide to not change our way to produce, to invest, to behave, we will be responsible for billions of victims"
Macron didn't invite Trump, but Sean Penn, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Elon Musk are among those joining world leaders at the summit, which marks the second anniversary of the Paris accord
Over 50 world leaders are gathering in Paris for a summit that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will give new momentum to the fight against global warming, despite US President Donald Trump's rejection of the Paris climate accord
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Kremlin: No need to maintain a large military presence in Syria
Village of Baumgarten with its 192 residents has been evacuated after the OMV-Gasstation in Baumgarten in Gemeinde Weiden a.d. March suffered an explosion and resulting fire, one dead and 18 injured confirmed so far, search for possible missing ongoing
At least 1 person dead, 20 injured after an explosion, fire at Baumgarten gas hub in Marchfeld, Austria. The countries largest reception point and the main distribution statation for natural gas imports. Massive search and rescue operation underway.
At least 1 person dead, 20 injured after an explosion, fire at Baumgarten gas hub in Matched, Austria. The countries largest reception point and the main distribution statation for natural gas imports. Massive search and rescue operation underway
Tu-22M3 planes being redeployed to their bases as Syria mission is finished
60 people injured in explosion on gas pipeline in Austria - police reports
Protests against corruption in Bucharest, demands Parliament to resign, also Cabinet
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Repairs Begin on Critical Crossing. @ICRC_ua partially reconstructed the Stanytsia Luhanska Bridge in eastern Ukraine, which is used by 8,000 persons daily.
Baumgarten, one of the largest European gas compressor stations currently on fire
Hungary poll: 75% of Hungarians consider EU membership important, but only 36% of Fidesz thinks accordingly. Even far right Jobbik voters far better1 month ago
Hungary poll: 75% of Hungarians consider EU membership important, but only 36% of Fidesz thinks accordingly. Even far right Jobbik voters far better
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Defense Minister Colonel Gen. Sedki Sobhi has arrived in Cyprus for important meetings- his visit will last a few days
Two-member Pakistan National Accountability Bureau team leaves for London to collect alleged corruption evidence against Shariffamily DunyaUpdates:
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Russia: A terrorist cell was plotting attacks during the New Year celebrations
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FSB foiled New Year terror plot in Moscow region
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The site "Open Russia" was blocked at the request of the Prosecutor General's Office, referring to Article 15.3 of the Federal Law On Information
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UK MP Clive Lewis 'cleared' of sex harassment claim
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at an event in India on Monday said an inclusive political dialogue for peace in Afghanistan should include the Taliban and other regional countries
22 attacks on Ukrainian positions yesterday, no casualties
Flares at Hol'mivs'kyi yesterday evening1 month ago
Flares at Hol'mivs'kyi yesterday evening
A-10 Thunderbolt II on German highway
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Following adverse weather conditions across UK and parts of northern Europe on Sunday and Monday, we are returning to near normal schedules. Today we aiming to run our normal ops at London Gatwick and London City and the vast majority of flights from London Heathrow: British Airways