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U.S. ‘deeply’ concerned over alleged Kremlin plot to install pro-Russian regime in Ukraine

  January 25, 2022   “The Ukrainian people have the sovereign right to determine their own future,” a National Security Council spokesperson said. A Ukrainian serviceman in a trench on the front line with Russia-backed separatists in the Donetsk region last week.Anatolii Stepanov / AFP – Getty Images   By Henry Austin | NBC News   Britain’s accusation that the ...

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Germany seeks mediating role as Ukraine tensions rise

  January 24, 2022   Germany’s geopolitical position as a mediator between NATO and Russia is being tested once again. What is Germany’s role in the crisis? The German embassy in Kyiv is not being evacuated yet.   By DW English News   For now, Germany has decided to hang on in the escalating situation: The Foreign Ministry announced on ...

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China Flies Dozens of Warplanes Toward Taiwan in Latest Incursions

  January 24, 2022   FILE – This photo taken July 22, 2017, by Taiwan’s Defense Ministry shows a Taiwanese jet intercepting a Chinese H-6 bomber over a part of the East China Sea disputed by China, Japan and Taiwan.   By VOA News   More than 50 Chinese aircraft have flown into Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) in ...

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Thousands protest in Sudan against military rule

  January 24, 2022   FILE – Demonstrators attend a protest in Sudan’s capital of Khartoum on Jan 20, 2022. PHOTO: REUTERS   By AFP   KHARTOUM – Thousands of Sudanese protesters rallied Monday (Jan 24) calling for civilian rule and demanding justice for those killed in crackdowns since a military coup nearly three months ago, an AFP correspondent said. ...

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Burkina Faso forces fire tear gas at anti-govt protests

  January 23, 2022   Security forces fired tear gas at protesters barricading the streets and throwing rocks in Burkina Faso’s capital on Saturday, as anger grows at the government’s inability to stop jihadist attacks spreading across the country. Protestors take to the streets of Burkina Faso s capital Ouagadougou Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022. PHOTO: AP   By The Associated ...

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Baltic nations to send missiles to Ukraine with U.S. support

  January 23, 2022   Members of Ukraine’s Territorial Defense Forces, volunteer military units of the Armed Forces, train in a city park in Kyiv, Ukraine, on January 22, 2022. Efrem Lukatsky/AP   By CBS News   The Baltic nations of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania will send U.S.-made anti-tank and anti-aircraft missiles to Ukraine in a move that Washington says ...

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Ukrainian general claims to know when Russia will ‘invade’

  January 23, 2022   A Ukrainian commander named “a date of concern” tied to the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics FILE PHOTO – Ukrainian army servicemen take part in the Sea Breeze drills in the Kherson region of Ukraine on July 2, 2021. © AFP / Oleksandr Gimanov/AFP   By RT News   In an interview with London newspaper The ...

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Saudi diplomat murder: Pakistan seeks Tehran assistance to arrest suspects from Iran

  January 23, 2022   Hassan Al-Qahtani was killed by gunmen in Pakistan’s southern metropolis of Karachi in 2011 In November last year, Pakistani authorities established a special team to investigate the murder A police officer examines a bullet hole on the car of the Saudi consulate employee who was shot dead in Karachi on May 16, 2011. AP/File Photo) ...

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UN chief: Mali military should hold elections in short time

  January 21, 2022   United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres | PHOTO: Michael Tewelde/AFP   By Edith M. Lederer | The Associated Press   UNITED NATIONS – U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Thursday that Mali’s military government needs to hold delayed elections in “a relatively short amount of time” — not in 2026 as President Assimi Goita recently announced. The ...

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Russia’s menacing forces near Ukraine spark fears of an invasion. How close is Europe to its first war in decades?

  January 20, 2022   With diplomatic talks failing, many in the West believe Russia is poised to move on Ukraine. PHOTO: AP   By Annika Burgess with wires   Russia has amassed more than 100,000 troops, with tanks and other heavy weapons, on its border with Ukraine in recent weeks, sparking fears that Europe is teetering on the brink ...

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