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Putin Updates Russian Constitution as Western Media Tries to Catch Up...
Changes made to the constitution are aimed at giving more power to parliament and less to the President, as Putin sets the scene for Russia’s democratic future once he leaves his post (as it is widely believed he will) in 2024. For what in essence was clearly an attempt by Putin to further
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-18 18:07 UTC
'They seemed fine': Troops who suffered brain injuries in Iran missile attacks initially had no symptoms, sources say...
Several troops injured in an Iranian rocket attack earlier this month initially seemed healthy after suffering brain injuries, a military source told the Washington Examiner on Friday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-17 21:49 UTC
Troops will stay in Iraq as Pentagon decides where US forces will be stationed around the world, official says...
The United States has no plans to withdraw troops from Iraq and will assess the postings of American forces worldwide, Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Hoffman said yesterday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-17 17:03 UTC
Last week's Iran missile attack injured 11 US troops...
11 troops reportedly were treated for concussions following last week's missile attack.11 troops reportedly were treated for concussions following last week's missile attack.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-17 03:28 UTC
U.S. Military Resumes Joint Operations With Iraq...
The decision to restart military operations in Iraq came less than two weeks after Iraq’s Parliament voted to expel all American forces from Iraq.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-16 04:19 UTC
Russian government has resigned, report says citing PM...
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Russia's government has resigned, according to the state news agency Tass who cited the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-15 16:30 UTC
Iran claims it has arrested person who filmed Ukrainian plane being shot down...
Iranian authorities say the person who filmed a video proving the country shot down a commercial plane has been arrested.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-15 16:21 UTC
Hong Kong protests: police seize powerful pipe bomb and arrest 10 members of radical anti-government group in two-day operation...
Ten members of a radical anti-government group were arrested on Tuesday and Wednesday by Hong Kong police, who also seized a powerful pipe bomb.Officers made the first arrests on Tuesday in a subdivided flat in Mong Kok and Ho Par village in Sheung Shui,
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-15 16:19 UTC
Fears grow that mystery virus behind killer outbreak in China may spread...
The World Health Organization has advised hospitals what to do in the event of the unidentified virus spreading. A total of 41 cases have been identified in China, and one in Thailand.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-14 21:14 UTC
WHO refuses to rule out human-to-human spread in China's mystery virus outbreak...
The mystery respiratory virus that has hit a city in central China could spark a wider outbreak, with the potential for "limited" transmission between humans, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-14 21:14 UTC
British PM Boris Johnson rejects Nicola Sturgeon appeal for 2nd Scotland independence vote...
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday refused an appeal from Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon to stage a second referendum on declaring independence from Britain.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-14 18:06 UTC
Military Losing Respect for Prince Harry, 'Disgusted at Disrespect to Queen'...
Britain's Armed Forces are losing respect for Prince Harry as he abandons his duties to pursue money-making opportunities with wife Meghan.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-13 15:21 UTC
Trump authorized Soleimani killing seven months ago: Report...
Seven months ago President Trump approved the killing of Qassem Soleimani if Iran continued escalating conflict with the United States.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-13 15:20 UTC
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle want to live in America — but only after Trump is out of White House...
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle reportedly want to settle in Los Angeles — but only after President Donald Trump is out of office. The royal couple shocked the world, and Buckingham Palace, last week when they announced they wanted to "step back&
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-13 15:20 UTC
Taiwan Rejects Communist China as Hong Kong Watches...
Taiwan's voters went to the polls Saturday and sent a strong message to Beijing. The island also known as the Republic of China since 1945 re-elected President Tsai Ing-wen in a massive landslide. Tsai earned nearly 58% of the vote with more than 99%
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-13 03:26 UTC
Trump reaches out to North Korea in hopes of getting negotiations 'back on track'...
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President Trump has signaled to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un his hope to resume diplomacy since negotiations over denuclearizing the Korean peninsula stalled late last year.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-13 03:20 UTC
Two US service members killed in Afghanistan...
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(CNN) -- Two US service members were killed in Afghanistan when their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device, the US-led coalition in Kabul said in a statement. Two service members were also injured in the incident in the southern province of Kanda
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-11 17:48 UTC
Trump tells Fox News' Laura Ingraham 'four embassies' were targeted in imminent threat from Iran...
President Trump told Fox News' Laura Ingraham in an interview that the imminent threat from Iran that provoked the United States to kill Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani involved planned attacks on four US embassies.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-11 08:06 UTC
Under pressure, Iran admits it shot down jetliner by mistake...
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Saturday acknowledged that its armed forces "unintentionally" shot down the Ukrainian jetliner that crashed earlier this week, killing all 176 aboard, after the government had repeatedly denied Western accusations
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-11 08:00 UTC
Donald Trump: Qasem Soleimani Was 'Looking to Blow Up Our Embassy'...
President Donald Trump said that Iranian Quds Force Commander Qasem Soleimani was threatening to blow up the American embassy in Baghdad.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-09 18:27 UTC
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