Slovakia in talks to buy either F-16s or Gripen fighter jets

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19 February 2018
SecDef Mattis met with Ukraine's Minister of Defence Stepan Poltorak. Mattis said Friday's meeting would center on "pragmatic steps" both the U.S. and Ukrainian governments could take in strengthening the military-to-military relationship.
A French court decides to imprison Tareq Ramadan, grandson of the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood, after being charged with rape
Trump nuclear doctrine is mostly in line with Obama plan, but more aggressive toward Russia.
Statement from @SenJohnMcCain on @POTUS and NunesMemo: "The latest attacks on the @FBI and Department of Justice serve no American interests – no party's, no president's, only Putin's"
James Clapper: "So the court - this is not a casual thing. And there has to be layers of approval, corroborating evidence. And the court, more importantly, has to approve it."
Comment from James Clapper on Russia investigation FISA authorization: "In this case what I understand is the instant issue was the extension of a FISA authorization, which would indicate that the original FISA order was producing something and information of value."
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German SPD's Schulz says no time pressure for coalition talks
EU expects Turkey authorities to release journalists under Jan. 11 constitutional court decision; improvements to rule of law 'essential' for future EU-Turkey relations: statement
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Britain: Finsbury mosque attacker is facing 43 years in prison
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London mosque terror attacker jailed for minimum of 43 years
Police reinforcements are arriving in the French port city of Calais after clashes among migrants
Spain extradites Russian hacker Piotr Levashov to US
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In Minsk, the verdict was handed down to the authors of the texts about the "end of the era of Lukashenka" and Russophobia in Belarus
Slovakia in talks to buy either F-16s or Gripen fighter jets
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OSCE SMM Principal Deputy Chief Monitor Hug: If you read between the lines of our reports, you will see a story of long-suffering and struggling people, who have endured four years of violence, but still have hope for peace Ukraine
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OSCE SMM's Hug: Behind every dry fact reported in our reports there is an individual story of human endurance, dignity and suffering. There are millions of human beings affected, because people matter Ukraine
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OSCE SMM's Hug: For many people outside Ukraine the SMM's daily reports often are the only factual source on the situation on the ground. Monitoring, reporting and informing policy makers across the 57 OSCE participating States is the core of the SMM mandate
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OSCE SMM Principal Deputy Chief Monitor Hug: SMM continued to observe weapons in violation of withdrawal lines in eastern Ukraine – 23 in government-controlled areas and 3 in non-government controlled areas
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OSCE SMM Principal Deputy Chief Monitor Hug: SMM confirmed 6 civilians injured as a result of the fighting in Dokuchaievsk. Also, SMM confirmed one man in Donetsk and another in Verkhnotoretske injured by unexploded ordnance Ukraine
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Hug: On 28-29 Jan night, SMM camera @Donetsk Filtration Stn. recorded ceasefire violations. Footage shows projectile hitting building on which camera is located; another building at the DFS stores chlorine, which if hit could lead to environmental disaster
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OSCE SMM Principal Deputy Chief Monitor Hug: Last week SMM recorded 25% decrease in number of ceasefire violations compared to the previous week; 80% of violence occurred in the Avdiivka-Yasynuvata-Donetsk Airport area and in areas south of Svitlodarsk Ukraine
The Irish Special Criminal Court has accepted evidence identifying Patrick Hutch as one of the gunmen involved in the murder at the Regency Hotel
Russian Navy ship Pytlivy steaming near Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 this week during routine training in the Black Sea2 week ago
Russian Navy ship Pytlivy steaming near Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 this week during routine training in the Black Sea
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Brexit Secretary David Davis says he will meet the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier in London on Monday for talks which he says will be an "important next step in our work to build a new partnership" with the EU
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Media briefing by OSCE SMM Principal Deputy Chief Monitor Alexander Hug
Ukrainian military takes control of another village from Russian-backed forces in the so-called grey zone
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Maldives' Nasheed tells AFP he'll run for president
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ATO spox: Luhansk sector - Russian proxies used Minsk-proscribed 120mm mortars near Troitske and Luhanske having fired a total of 56 mortar rounds in four shellings; moreover, they used heavy machine guns, IFV, and 82mm mortars in the latter location. Donetsk sector was peaceful.
Russia approves warplane deployment on disputed island near Japan
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Police say a 33-year-old woman has been arrested in Derby on suspicion of arson in connection with a fire at Nottingham railway station last month
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Moscow court allows Novaya Gazeta's journalist Ali Feruz to leave Russia
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90 migrants feared dead in boat accident off Libya: UN
French President Emmanuel Macron arrives in Dakar for Global Partnership for Education talks as Rihanna presses world leaders on funding commitments2 week ago
French President Emmanuel Macron arrives in Dakar for Global Partnership for Education talks as Rihanna presses world leaders on funding commitments
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Exiled ex-president of Maldives tells that government must abide by Supreme Court ruling, free political prisoners.
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Theresa May and Liam Fox clash on EU customs union after Brexit
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Threatening letter sent to Greek minister over talks on Macedonia's name
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PM May says Brexit transition deal will be agreed in seven weeks
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No more tax money for Germany's 'neo-Nazi' party: German Bundesrat (legislative body) chocks off state funding to extreme-right NPD. Politicians agreed that a German ultranationalist party with a hostile view of democracy should not receive official funding
Chief of nuclear safety department of Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant has committed suicide
Coláiste Ráithín Bray is on the march this morning, demanding access to their new school building, 98% complete but mired in Carillion collapse aftermath
Two army helicopters collide around 30 miles northwest of Saint-Tropez in southern France, killing at least five people, rescue operation ongoing to find a six passenger.
In Chernihiv, SBU exposed a group of arms dealers, organized by a police officer
In Chernihiv, SBU exposed a group of arms dealers, organized by a police officer
Two French military helicopters crash in southeast of country – security and local authority sources
Five dead after two army helicopters crash in France: investigators
Four Ukrainians returned home after many years in captivity in Libya, said Petro Poroshenko on Facebook
French president may visit Moscow ahead of St. Petersburg economic forum - RIA cites French ambassador
House damaged by RU shelling overnight in Myronivs'kyi (near Svitlodarsk, it is at several km from front lines)
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Ukrainian border guards detained Ali Bakayev, suspected of organizing an attack on an unit of National Guard in Naursky district of Chechnya, in Kyiv airport "Borispol"
At least four people have been shot after a fight involving more than 100 Eritreans and Afghans erupted in Calais
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Russia says U.S. "hunting" for Russians to arrest around the world
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'Very difficult' for Britain to stay in any EU customs union after Brexit - trade minister
North Korean diplomats en route to Moscow for consultations
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4 ceasefire violations yesterday at Donbas, no casualties - ATO
President Dodon angered by local calls for Reunion with Romania, gets accused of double standards on separatism
Schiff: "The threat from Russia to our democracy is far less than the threat from within There is nothing Russia can do to us that rivals what we are doing to ourselves right now."
[email protected]: I believe I brought hundreds of billions of dollars in business back with me from Davos.
Heavy artillery firing in Svitlodarsk Bulge. Night fighting has started
Foreign Ministry confirms Israel delays visit of Poland's national security adviser, against backdrop of Holocaust bill
Rep. Adam Schiff jokes about President Trump asking Putin whether Russia meddled in 2016 election "twice": "Apparently not even the most hardened of KGB operatives can lie more than once in a row."
Pro-Russian public groups blame "saboteurs", say it was assassination attempt on "minister" Kononov
"Ministry of Defense of DNR" in Donetsk was attacked with RPG
Because of Polish parliament's vote in favor of controversial Holocaust law, Israel asked "to postpone" planned visit of Poland's national security advisor
Lithuania arrested three people on suspicion of spying for Russia
Trump has told advisers that he believes the memo is "gaining traction" and could help him convince the public that the Russia probe is a witch hunt, WaPo reports.
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May's spokesman says the prime minister retains full confidence in junior Brexit minister Steve Baker after he is accused of maligning government officials
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British minister preparing to resign and denounce May - Sun newspaper
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Alexander Hug, the SMM's Principal Deputy Chief Monitor to hold his regular news briefing on Friday, 2 February, in Kyiv >>
German police arrest six far right supporters ahead of anti-refugee demo in east
400 cryptocurrency miners were seized at location in Kyiv2 week ago
400 cryptocurrency miners were seized at location in Kyiv
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Russia supports South Korea's efforts to improve inter-Korean ties for peace on peninsula
France to finance exports to Iran, aims to sidestep U.S. sanctions
SBU exposed 2 crypto-currency mining farms, accused owner in funding of DNR and LNR groups
SBU exposed 2 crypto-currency mining farms, accused owner in funding of DNR and LNR groups
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Former Head of DARPA, Anthony Tether Appointed to Supervisory Board of UKROBORONPROM
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Polish law prohibiting "Bandera ideology" leads to nowhere - Klimkin
EU cannot guarantee Britain's rights vs. third states after Brexit
Russian police in Nizhhniy Novhorod shot dead suspected ISIS member, who prepared a terror attack before Elections day
France says urgent that Russia and Iran as "allies of Damascus government" make arrangements to end bombing, enable humanitarian aid into Idlib, Eastern Ghouta
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Russia says interception of U.S. spy plane posed no danger: TASS
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Sending planes for reconnaissance missions to Black Sea area, U.S. should understand that Russian jet fighters, not Ukrainian partners will meet them there - Russian defense min
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Russian fighter jet's actions to escort U.S. reconnaissance plane over Black Sea were routine, legal and safe - Russian defense ministry