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    Sharp rise in number of RAF planes scrambled to face down Russian jets revealed

    The number of times RAF fighters have been scrambled to face down Russian jets over Eastern Europe has dramatically increased, it emerged today. News of the spike in activity on Nato’s borders comes as new pictures were released showing Typhoons intercepting Russian fighters last week. The Ministry of Defence images taken last Friday show RAF

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    China, Russia To Hold Joint Naval, Air Drill

    China and Russia will hold joint military drills in the waters and airspace of the Sea of Japan, Beijing said Thursday, the latest defenSe cooperation between the countries. The exercises will take place Aug. 20-28 in the Peter the Great Gulf and other areas off the Russian coast, Defense Ministry spokesman Yang Yujun told reporters.

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    China’s Christians protest ‘evil’ Communist campaign to tear down crosses

    Christian leaders – including an 89-year-old bishop – have taken to the streets of eastern China to protest against an “evil” campaign to remove crosses that many see as a coordinated Communist party attack on their faith. Activists say more than 1,200 crosses have been stripped from churches in Zhejiang province since the government initiative

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    South China Sea: Beijing blames US military for tensions in region

    A top Chinese official said on Thursday that US military drills and surveillance flights in the South China Sea were threatening regional stability, a harsh assessment that seemed likely to heighten tensions between the two countries before several crucial meetings. The official, Colonel Yang Yujun, a spokesman for the Ministry of National Defence, said it

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    Greece debt crisis: IMF staff baulk at signing up to new bailout deal

    The International Monetary Fund has thrown the Greek bailout into jeopardy once again after it emerged that staff at the IMF are currently unwilling to take part in the new rescue deal. Leaked minutes of the fund’s latest board meeting, which took place on Wednesday, showed staff “cannot reach agreement at this stage” on whether

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    Why Italy is the most likely country to leave the euro

    What do you call a country that has grown 4.6 per cent – in total – since it joined the euro 16 years ago? Well, probably the one most likely to leave the common currency. Or Italy, for short. It’s hard to say what went wrong with Italy, because nothing ever went right. It grew

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    Did Hitler have an atomic weapon? German documentary claims Nazis were developing a ‘flying saucer’ to deliver bomb and had already started tests on Russian POWs

    The Nazis may have been close to creating an atomic bomb and a ‘flying saucer’ to deliver it in the final days of the war. Tests of the device were even said to have been carried out on Russian prisoners of war, according to a new German TV documentary. ‘The Search for Hitler’s Atom Bomb,’

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    4th Planned Parenthood video shows clinic staff knowingly flouting laws

    A California judge’s order blocking temporarily the release of some undercover footage targeting Planned Parenthood failed to slow down the pro-life group behind the searing and increasingly graphic videos targeting the family planning and abortion giant. Shortly after a restraining order was issued on some secretly filmed footage, a fourth video was released Thursday that

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    Planned Parenthood Received Millions of Dollars After Lobbying Clinton’s State Department

    Planned Parenthood lobbied the Department of State many times during Hillary Clinton’s tenure there and received tens of millions of dollars from foreign policy agencies over the past few years, according to a new report. As secretary of state, Clinton attacked the Mexico City Policy, which bans federal funding of abortion overseas. Her husband revoked

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    Swiss bank’s donations to Clinton Foundation increased after Hillary intervention in IRS dispute

    Donations to the Clinton Foundation by Swiss bank UBS increased tenfold after Hillary Clinton intervened to settle a dispute with the IRS early in her tenure as secretary of state, according to a published report. According to the Wall Street Journal, total donations by UBS to the foundation grew from less than $60,000 at the

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