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    Russia urges Ukraine to halt military preparations to avert civil war

    The Russian Foreign Ministry urged Ukraine to halt any interior military preparations, which could instigate a civil war in the country, the ministry was quoted as saying on its account. According to numerous reports, Ukraine is...

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    Russia’s South Stream pipeline in deep freeze as EU tightens sanctions noose

    The European Union is close to freezing plans to complete the $50bn (£30bn) South Stream gas pipeline through the Black Sea from Russia, the first serious EU action to punish the Kremlin for the seizure of Crimea....

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    US reviews Mideast peace push as tit-for-tat moves multiply

    Washington said Friday it was reviewing its push for a Middle East peace agreement as a spiral of tit-for-tat moves by Israel and the Palestinians took hard-won talks close to collapse. US Secretary of State John Kerry,...

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    Annexation of Crimea, a Precedent for China? US Ready to Defend Allies Over South China Sea

    The United States cautioned China Thursday that it will meet its defense commitments to allies as tensions mount over territorial disputes in the South China Sea. Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel told a congressional hearing that...

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    Assad: Russia creating multi-polar world

    Syrian President Bashar Assad told members of a Russian delegation on Wednesday that their country is playing an important role by creating a “multi-polar world.” The delegation of the Russian Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society, headed by Sergei...

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    Falklands a NATO nuclear base: Argentina

    Argentine President Cristina Kirchner has claimed that the Falkland Islands serve as a nuclear base for the NATO alliance in the South Atlantic. Argentina, which calls the archipelago the Malvinas, claims the British overseas possession as its...

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    US military chief: Israel believes US would strike Iran if need arises

    ‘I think they are satisfied that we have the capability to use a military option if the Iranians choose to stray off the diplomatic path,’ Gen. Martin Dempsey says. Israel and the United States have reached a...

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    Crazy Kim Jong-Un planning World War III…from his XBOX

    The crackpot ruler believes his prowess as a gamer will help defeat his enemies in the West. And as tensions increase between North and South Korea, he is turning to ever more bizarre methods to sharpen his...

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    Signs of earthquake off North Korea prompts nuclear test fears

    A magnitude five earthquake has been detected 132km (80 miles) from the Korean peninsula early on Tuesday morning, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) has said. The quake, which was said to have occurred at approximately 03:48...

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    South and North Korea exchange fire as tensions rise with US Marines’ exercise

    North and South Korea fired artillery shells into each other’s waters on Monday, forcing people on five South Korean islands on the frontline to evacuate their homes. Early on Monday, North Korea announced that it would conduct...

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